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AMERICAN PROPRIETARY TYPEFACES. David Pankow

AMERICAN PROPRIETARY TYPEFACES.

New York: American Printing History Association, 1998. 8vo. cloth. 176, (4) pages followed by 38 plates. This book is a fascinating survey of typefaces developed in America after 1892 and intended for composition in metal for the use of an individual or press. It includes essays by the following: Susan Otis Thompson on American Arts & Crafts typefaces, Martin Hutner on the Merrymount Press, Herbert Johnson on Bruce Rogers's Centaur type, Cathleen Baker on Dard..... READ MORE

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Introduction................................................5 
David Pankow 

Acknowledgments............................................10 
Martin Hutner 

A Note on American Arts and Crafts Typefaces...............12 
Susan Otis Thompson 

The Proprietary Types of the Merrymount Press..............19 
Martin Hutner 

On the Montaigne and Centaur Types of Bruce Rogers.........42 
Herbert H. Johnson 

The Typefaces of Dard Hunter, Senior and Junior............57 
Cathleen A. Baker 

Frederic Warde, Stanley Morison, and the Arrighi Type......71 
Mark Argetsinger 

Joseph Blumenthal's Spiral/Emerson Type...................107 
Jerry Kelly 

Frederic Goudy's Kaatskill Type...........................124 
Dwight Agner 

Victor Hammer's Uncial Types..............................134 
W. Gay Reading 

The Experimental Types of W.A. Dwiggins...................149 
John Kristensen 

Contemporary Private Types................................166 
Paul Hayden Duensing