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A COLLECTION of GOUDIANA
Various places and dates of publication. Collection includes broadsides, keepsakes, birthday greetings, remembrances, and essays in Goudy's honor, produced by fine typographers. Also specimen sheets, type samples, promotional material, and keepsakes from type houses providing typefaces designed by Goudy. There is a check on the American Trust Company made out to Frederic W. Goudy, and endorsed by him on the back. Also included is a collection of newspaper and magazine clippings relating to Goudy.& & FROM FINE PRINTERS:& Frederic W. Goudy, American Typographer, by Paul Johnston. 8vo. 6-3/8 9-1/2 inches. 8 pp. Paul Johnston (1899-1987) was an American printer and book designer active from the 1920s. This article is apparently an offprint from his book of the same title (1930); there is no date or publisher listed.& Prospectus for: A Bibliography of The Village Press, by Melbert B. Cary, Jr. To be privately printed by The Press of the Woolly Whale, New York, 1938. Single sheet folded once to make a 4-pp. booklet. 6-2/8 x 9-1/8 inches (folded dimensions). The Village Press was Goudy's first press, founded in Park Ridge, Illinois in 1903. Includes sample pages from proposed book. Order form laid in. & Broadside: The Type Speaks by Frederic W. Goudy. 6-5/16 x 8-1/4 inches. No publisher, no date. Probably issued by the Lansten Monotype Machine Company in Philadelphia in 1938. This piece by Goudy was reported to be his favorite, and was printed several times by different presses. & To F.W.G. at LXXVII. Keepsake for Goudy's 77th birthday. New York: The Typophiles, 1942. Single sheet folded once to make a 4-pp. booklet. 4-9/16 x 7 inches (folded dimensions). Folded again, perhaps for mailing.& Prospectus for The University of California's 1940 publication of Goudy's Typology: Studies in Type Design and Type Making. Single sheet, folded once to make a 4-pp. booklet. Folded again for mailing. Order form on back page.& Broadside: The Craftsman's Ideal by Goudy. Printed in honor of Frederic and Bertha Goudy, on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Village Press. New York: The Marchbanks Press, 1938. Single sheet of heavy paper. 8-1/16 x 11-3/4 inches. This piece alone is less than Near Fine; small stain and minor creasing at top; creasing and two small tears at bottom.& Prospectus and luncheon invitation for Bertha S. Goudy: First Lady of Printing, published by The Distaff Side, the women's group of the Typophiles. Order form laid in.& A single sheet, 16 x 12-3/4 inches, folded once to make a 4-pp. booklet. Inside spread reproduces a photograph of the brook at Deepdene (site of the Goudy's home and press), and a photo of Bertha M. Goudy. Also laid in is a page from Frankenstein, typeset by Bertha Goudy, with illustration by Everett Henry.& Broadside. "The Time Capsule." Page from The Book of Record of the Time Capsule, published by Westinghouse Electric for the 1939 World's Fair. Partially designed by Goudy. 6-5/8 x 10 inches.& Fred Goudy's Last Letter. With a Note by Sol Hess. Single sheet folded four times to make a 4-pp. 12mo booklet. Verso of sheet reproduces letter. Typophile Monographs: XXX. [1947].& Invitation: 5-3/4 x 4-3/8 inches. Presentation of bronze bust of Frederic W. Goudy The New York School of Printing. ND.& Exhibition announcement. The Works of Frederic W. Goudy 1865-1947 at the Book Club of California, 545 Sutter Street. March 22 through May 28, 1971. 3-1/4 x 5-1/2 inches.& One sheet of thick paper folded four times to make a 4-pp. booklet. 7 x 9-3/4 inches (folded dimensions). Photo of a bust of Goudy on first page. (Bust is by Jo Davidson, though not credited here.) Inner pages read: "Bust of Frederic Goudy, printed in our shop in photogravure by Alfred Kennedy. To Remember a visit to the printing office of Lawton & Alfred Kennedy October 9, 1967." Last page blank. & A Keepsake Honoring the installation of the Kelmscott-Goudy Albion Press at the Herity Press, January 31, 1961. Single sheet folded once to make a 4-pp. booklet. 8-1/2 x 11-1/2 (folded dimensions). Reprints an article by Goudy on William Morris that originally appeared in Philobiblon magazine in 1934.& FROM TYPE FOUNDRIES, ETC.& Anonymous. Frederic W. Goudy: the Intimate Recollections of a Friend. San Francisco: Mackenzie & Harris, Inc., ND. This remembrance first appeared in the Summer 1950 issue of the Book Club of California newsletter. Two loose sheets folded once and bedded to make 8-pp. booklet. MacKenzie & Harris Typefounders address label laid in. & A Specimen of Types Designed and Engraved, & Cast at the Village Press, Marlborough (sic) New York. San Francisco: MacKenzie & Harris, 1938. In printed wraps. 6 x 9 inches, saddlestitched booklet. 16 pp. Addendum of Lost Goudy Typefaces, dated 1939, laid in. Also laid in: an anonymous typesetting sample using Goudy's Tory typeface. & Lanston Monotype Co, ND, ca.1950. Single sheet folded once to make a 4-pp. booklet. 7-1/8 x 10-1/4 inches (folded dimensions). Originally issued with wood engraving by John DePol; woodcut is missing. & Lanston Monotype Co. Single sheet 5-1/4 x 10-5/8 inches. Announcement of Goudy's typeface Californian. Order form folded over. With mailing envelope.& Frederic W. Goudy. Self-covered pamphlet, saddlestitched. [8] pp. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches. Photo of Goudy reproduced on first page. Keepsake produced by Lanston Monotype for the dinner held by the Frederic W. Goudy Society in New York City on March 7, 1968.& Deepdene: A New Type Produced in Every Detail by the Designer of the Face. New York: Continental Typefounders Association, 1927. 11-1/2 x 16 inches sheet folded once to make 4-pp. booklet. First page has sample sheet of Goudy-designed typeface Deepdene. Inner pages printed as a broadside. Decorative capital printed in red. & Concerning Goudy Old Style. Bangor, ME: The Eastern Corporation, ND. Paper sample with sample type set in Goudy Old Style. 8-1/2 x 11 inches. Card stock. & Goudy Text. Lombardic Capitals. Billings, MT: Western Newspaper Union, ND. 7 x 6 inch sheet folded once to make a 4-pp. booklet.& The Marchbanks Press. To the Heads of Companies Having Something to Sell. Promotional flyer. Card stock with black print. Decorative initial cap. 8-1/4 x 11-1/4 inches. New York: The Marchbanks Press, ND. Flyer soliciting printing jobs. Goudy worked extensively with this press, beginning in 1917.& Frederic W. Goudy. One sheet folded to make 4-pp. booklet. 7-7/8 x 10-1/8 inches (folded dimensions). Memorial. Reproduces woodcut portrait on Goudy on first page. No publisher, no date. & & All pieces Fine or Near Fine (with some age toning and slight handling wear here and there) except where noted.&
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