American Proprietary Typefaces / David Pankow, ed.

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Identifier: REF.TY.1079
Object type: Books
Dimensions: 176 p., 38 p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Copyright dates: 1998
Edited by: David Pankow
Was created in: New York City
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Typography [], Private presses [sh85107040]
This book provides a survey of typefaces intended for composition in metal for the use of an individual or press that were developed in America after 1892. Contents: Introductionby David Pankow—Acknowledgments by Martin Hutner —A Note on American Arts and Crafts Typefaces by Susan Otis Thompson—On the Montaigne and Centaur Types of Bruce Rogers by Herbert H. Johnson—The Typefaces of Dard Hunter, Senior and Junior by Cathleen A. Baker— Frederic Warde, Stanley Morison, and the Arrighi Type by Mark Argetsinger—Joseph Blumenthal’s Spiral/Emerson Type by Jerry Kelly—Frederic Goudy’s Kaatskill Type by Dwight Agner—Victor Hammer’s Uncial Types by W. Gay Reading—The Experimental Types of W.A. Dwiggins by John Kristensen—Contemporary Private Types by Paul Hayden Duensing.