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Golden Cockerel type : a collection of essays on Eric Gill and his type for the Golden Cockerel Press in celebration of the launch of ITC Golden Cockerel: PB 54-2003

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Titles

Golden Cockerel type : a collection of essays on Eric Gill and his type for the Golden Cockerel Press in celebration of the launch of ITC Golden Cockerel

Maker(s)

Contributor: Dreyfus, John
Designer: Kelly, Jerry
Publisher: International Typeface Corporation
Printer: Stinehour Press

Categories

Description

Contents: Foreword / Mark Batty -- A publisher's story / Thomas Yoseloff -- Eric Gill and the Golden Cockerel type / James Mosley -- Robert Gibbings and the quest for types suitable for illustrated books / John Dreyfus -- The Golden Cockerel Press, private presses, and private types / Sebastian Carter -- The digital development of ITC Golden Cockerel / Colin Brignall - - Specimens of ITC Golden Cockerel.

42 p., [3] leaves : ill. ; 31 cm

Place(s) associated

  • New York

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1996

Note

"One thousand copies of this first book set in ITC Golden Cockerel type have been printed by letterpress and offset lithography at the Stinehour Press... Production by Dean Bornstein and David Wall. Designed by Jerry Kelly."--Colophon. Navy blue paper wrapper, with deckle edge on bottom; light blue dust jacket, printed in black and gold.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 54-2003
Primary reference Number: 94614
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 August 2012 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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