The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

W.A. Dwiggins, New York, New York, 1947

Description

Juror Notes

Refined, vigorous style in both type and illustrations. The pictures are printed over lightly toned blocks.

Collections: Fifty Books of the Year (1948)
Discipline: Book design
Format: Book

Credits

Designer
W.A. Dwiggins
Illustrator
Mary Petty
Author
Charles Dickens
Trim size
6.25 x 9.25 inches
Pages
xxi, 742 pages
Price
$7.50
Typefaces
Linotype Caledonia, 10 pt., 2 pt. leading, A.T.F. Bulmer (display), Monotype Baskerville (display), Type Measure: 26 x 46 picas
Compositor
Plimpton Press
Engraver
Beck Engraving Co.
Printer
Plimpton Press
Printing method
letterpress
Paper
Warren's Special Opaque (white)
Paper supplies
H. Lindenmeyr & Sons
Binder
Plimpton Press
Binding materials
Cloth, Bancroft Buckram, Decorated case
Stamping
imitation roll gold
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
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