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Frederic Goudy

Author: D J R Bruckner; Frederic W Goudy
Publisher: New York : Documents of American Design : H.N. Abrams, 1990.
Series: Masters of American design.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A biography of Frederic W. Goudy (1865-1947), the American designer of typefaces who was considered one of the leading type makers in history. The illustrations show the evolution of Goudy's typefaces, from drawings to printed samples, as well as many examples of his page designs.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Printed books
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bruckner, D.J.R.
Frederic Goudy.
New York : Documents of American Design : H.N. Abrams, 1990
(OCoLC)607122798
Named Person: Frederic W Goudy; Frederic W Goudy; Frederic W Goudy; Frederic W Goudy; Frederic W Goudy
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: D J R Bruckner; Frederic W Goudy
ISBN: 0810910357 9780810910355
OCLC Number: 20490412
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm.
Contents: One masterwork --
Goudy Apostolic --
The life and times of F.W.G. --
Goudy out of type --
The artistic friendliness of machines --
Nine faces, many families --
Retrospective : was he or wasn't he? --
The whole works.
Series Title: Masters of American design.
Responsibility: D.J.R. Bruckner.

Abstract:

A biography of Frederic W. Goudy (1865-1947), the American designer of typefaces who was considered one of the leading type makers in history. The illustrations show the evolution of Goudy's typefaces, from drawings to printed samples, as well as many examples of his page designs.
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