Book Description

First and only edition. Front.-portrait and decorations by George Illian, illustrator and painter. Frederic William Goudy (1865-1947), American typographer, printer, and graphic designer William Edwin Rudge (1876-1931), Fine book printer of New York and Mount Vernon, NY. He was closely associated with Frederic Goudy, Frederic Warde, and Bruce Rogers George John Illian (1894-1932), illustrator and painter
Dealer Notes
A printer's amusement. Text of an address to the American Institute of Graphic Arts, Wednesday, February 15, 1922.
Author [Goudy, Frederic William]
Date 1922
Binding Orig. cloth backed glossy striped bds., ornate paper label
Publisher New York, American Institute of Graphic Arts
Illustrator George John Illian (1894-1932)
Condition Minimal edge wear to bds., else impeccable. Edges uncut, printed on handmade paper by William Edwin Rudge.
Pages 8vo, (250 x 160), pp. 20

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