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The book of Oz Cooper : an appreciation of Oswald Bruce Cooper, with characteristic examples of his art in lettering, type designing & such of his writings as reveal the Cooperian typographic gospel.: PB 413-2003

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The book of Oz Cooper : an appreciation of Oswald Bruce Cooper, with characteristic examples of his art in lettering, type designing & such of his writings as reveal the Cooperian typographic gospel.

Maker(s)

Publisher: Society of Typographic Arts
Printer: Lakeside Press
Binder (person): Lakeside Press

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Description

Contents: A few words about the man and about the book / M.H. Needham -- The unfinished autobiographical notes of Oswald Cooper, supplemented by Mrs. Cooper -- An appreciation of O.B.C. / R.F. Da Boll -- "Ozzie" Cooper / F.W. Goudy -- Note on Oz / W.A. Dwiggins -- Reminiscences A.D. / G. Baumann -- Epistle to the Cooperians / P. Standard -- An appreciation, with a P. S. / T. Erwin -- Observations of an old timer / E.B. Gillespie -- On Cooper type faces, with some digressions / R.N. McArthur -- Calendar for 1931 with a commentary / R.N. McArthur.

Xx, 181, [2] p : ill., ports ; 29 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Chicago ⪼ Illinois ⪼ USA

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1949

Note

Part of the illustrative matter is mounted. "The main text of this book is set in 14 point Cooper Oldstyle an 12 point Cooper Italic. Format and incidental calligraphy by Raymond F. Da Boll. The paper, 80 lb. Mohawk Superfine Text. Printed and bound by The Lakeside Press under the supervision of Walter Howe ..."--Colophon. Bound in red cloth, gold stamped.

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 413-2003
Primary reference Number: 98364
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 24 September 2014 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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