Franklin

The printed book in America / by Joseph Blumenthal.

Author/Creator:
Blumenthal, Joseph, 1897-1990.
Publication:
Boston, Massachusetts : David R. Godine, Publisher in association with The Dartmouth College Library, [c1977].
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 250, [2] p., [70] p. of plates : facsims. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Subjects:
Printing -- United States -- History.
Book design -- United States -- History.
Books -- United States -- History.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Boston.
Contents:
The Colonial Period: Stephen and Matthew-Daye; Samuel Greene; Marmaduke Johnson; William Bradford; Benjamin Franklin; Ephrata Press; Christopher Sower; James Parker; John Green; William Parks; Jonas Green; William Goddard; Colonial Women; Binny and Ronaldson; Isaiah Thomas; Mathew Carey
The Nineteenth Century and into the Twentieth Century: The House of Harper; Joel Munsell; Theodore Low De Vinne; An Historical Retrospective; Boston, 1860 to the 1890's; Thomas Bird Mosher; Stone & Kimball; Copeland & Day; Way & Williams; Elbert Hubbard; The Elston Press; Walter Gilliss
The Renaissance in American Printing: Daniel Berkeley Updike; Bruce Rogers; Frederic W. Goudy; Will Bradley; Carl Purington Rollins; Thomas Maitland Cleland; William Addison Dwiggins; Rudolph Ruzicka; John Henry Nash; William Edwin Rudge; Dard Hunter
The Twentieth Century: Elmer Adler; Victor Hammer; Edwin and Robert Grabhorn; New England; New York and the East; The Midwest; California.
Notes:
T.p. illustration of eagle reproduced from woodcut by Fritz Kredel for the Spiral Press.
Marginal headings.
"Letterpress composition and printing in the Baskerville type for text, with Bulmer headings and Perpetua for title display ..."
"Typography by Joseph Blumenthal."--Colophon.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-237) and index.
Includes index.
Local notes:
Tehon Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2014 by Susan Tehon.
Tehon Collection copy: dust jacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Tehon, Atha (former owner) (Tehon Collection copy)
Tehon, Susan (donor)
Penn Chronology:
1977
Contributor:
Atha Tehon Thiras Art and Design Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0879232102 :
OCLC:
3419368
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