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WAD to RR : a letter about designing type: PB 29-2003

Object information

Current Location: In storage


WAD to RR : a letter about designing type


Author: Dwiggins, William Addison
Publisher: Harvard College Library. Dept. of Printing and Graphic Arts



"A slightly expanded version of a letter written on July 21, 1937 to a friend who wanted to know how one went about designing a type-face"--P. [3].

Place(s) associated

  • Cambridge (Mass.)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2003-05) by Dreyfus, John


Production date: AD 1940


"The third publication by the Department of Printing and Graphic Arts in the Harvard College Library"--Colophon. In slipcase.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( [12] p., [1] leaf of plates)

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 29-2003
Primary reference Number: 94135
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 10 December 2014 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "WAD to RR : a letter about designing type" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-12-11 13:41:35

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