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Oral history interview of Warren Chappell and photographs, 1978.

Author: Warren Chappell; Louis Morris Starr
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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In an interview conducted by Louis Morris Starr, Chappell discusses his family background; early interest and studies in art; George Grady; the Strawberry Hill press; his study in Germany with Rudolf Koch; the art of cutting type; Boardman Robinson; the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center; the creation of Lydian and Trajanus type; and book design for Alfred A. Knopf, Harcourt Brace, Little Brown and the Limited
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Named Person: Warren Chappell; Warren Chappell; George Grady; Alfred A Knopf; Rudolf Koch; Oscar Ogg; Boardman Robinson; Chappell family.
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Warren Chappell; Louis Morris Starr
OCLC Number: 647916411
Description: 11 items.
Other Titles: Warren Chappell oral history interview and photographs

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In an interview conducted by Louis Morris Starr, Chappell discusses his family background; early interest and studies in art; George Grady; the Strawberry Hill press; his study in Germany with Rudolf Koch; the art of cutting type; Boardman Robinson; the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center; the creation of Lydian and Trajanus type; and book design for Alfred A. Knopf, Harcourt Brace, Little Brown and the Limited Editions Club.

Also his books "Short history of the printed word" and "The living alphabet"; book design using "Mastering the art of French cooking" as an example; illustrations for music books, "Moby Dick," "Gullivar's travels," and Dickens' Christmas stories; opinions of various publishing firms; and Oscar Ogg.

With the interview are 10 photographs of Chappell.

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