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The well-made book : essays & lectures

Author: Daniel Berkeley Updike; William S Peterson
Publisher: West New York, NJ : Mark Batty, Publisher, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Berkeley Updike; William S Peterson
ISBN: 097156874X 9780971568747 0971568774 9780971568778
OCLC Number: 50294921
Notes: "Typeset in Founder's Caslon and is designed by William S. Peterson. It has been printed on Cougar Opaque Natural Paper. Of this edition, 40 copies have been specially hand-bound and contain tipped-in original specimens of Daniel Berkely Updike's work referred to in the text."--Colophon.
Description: xxi, 383 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: On the planning of printing --
Style in the use of type --
The seven champions of typography --
The essentials of a well-made book --
The place of the educated man in the printing industry --
Gutenberg and his relation to printers today --
Review of Four centuries of fine printing by Stanley Morison --
Some notes on liturgical printing --
Notes supplementary to Gough's Memoirs --
Some revivals of printing in the nineteenth century --
Ecclesiastical printing --
George Lepreux and the Gallia typographica --
Thomas Maitland Cleland --
Rudolph Ruzicka : an appreciation --
Some tendencies in modern typography --
American university presses --
Description of the Merrymount Press --
Notes on the Merrymount Press and its work --
To the trade --
On the decorations of the limited edition of standard prayer book of MDCCCXCII --
To the clergy and laity of the Episcopal church --
The black art : a homily --
Announcement of Mr. Berkeley Updike for the autumn of MDCCCXCV --
Merrymount : being a few words on the derivation of the name of the Merrymount Press --
Designs to be used with type --
An address to the Grolier Club --
The "lost" Caslon specimen of 1748 --
What the printer can do for an architect --
A translation of the reports of Berlier & Sobry on types of Gillé fils --
A Merrymount exhibition of 1928 --
An autobiographical note --
Bruce Rogers and the Oxford lectern Bible --
The Merrymount Press, Boston --
The Updike collection of books on printing at the Providence Public Library --
Recollections of the Athenaeum, 1878 and 1879 --
Nota bene --
Metropolitan Museum printing --
A note on Bruce Rogers --
Stanley Morison --
A Merrymount exhibition of 1940 --
A last word.
Responsibility: by Daniel Berkeley Updike ; edited by William S. Peterson.

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