Frederick W. Goudy, master of type.
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Written in English

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  • Goudy, Frederic W.

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Paginationp. 520-3
Number of Pages520
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Open LibraryOL19118579M

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  TYPE BY GOUDY FREDERIC W. GOUDY, Greatest American Type Designer, Has Left His Imprint on the World by Creating More Than Beautiful Faces to Give Dignity and Simplicity to the Pages on Which Man Records His Dreams By ANDREW R. BOONE. Boston University Libraries. Services. Navigate; Linked Data; Dashboard; Tools / Extras; Stats; Share. Social. Mail. A merican type designer Frederic W. Goudy () began experimenting with layout and printing while working as a bookkeeper in Chicago in the s. He created a total of type designs, executing many from drawing to casting, and operated the Village Press with his wife Bertha from to Font Designer – Frederic W. Goudy. Frederic W. Goudy. Frederic William Goudy – born 8. 3. in Bloomington, USA, died 5. in Malborough-on-Hudson, USA – type designer, typographer, publisher, teacher. book-keeper for credit and mortgage companies. moves to Chicago, works in real estate. launches "Modern Advertising".

A Half-Century of Type Design and Typography - (Volume 1) [Goudy, Frederick W.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Half-Century of Type Design and Typography - (Volume 1)Author: Frederick W. Goudy. Frederic W. Goudy, in full Frederic William Goudy, (born March 8, , Bloomington, Illinois, U.S.—died , Marlboro, New York), American printer and typographer who designed more than typefaces outstanding for their strength and beauty. Goudy taught himself printing and typography while working as a bookkeeper. The first page of Goudy's book Elements of Lettering (), exemplifying his interest in the history of printing. The book was typeset by his wife Bertha Goudy in his font Kennerley Old Style and printed by his friend Mitchell Kennerley.   An appreciation of Frederic W. Goudy as a type designer. Most type designers today dismiss the accomplishments of Frederic W. Goudy (–) because they fail to understand the state of type design in his lifetime, especially at the outset of his career. A very short summary of the profession of type making is in order.

Frederic William Goudy – born 8. 3. in Bloomington, USA, died 5. in Malborough-on-Houdson, USA – type designer, typographer, publisher, teacher. Book-keeper for credit and mortgage companies. Moves to Chicago, works in real estate. Launches "Modern Advertising" magazine which issues only a few numbers. Frederic W. Goudy () was an American printer and type designer of more than fonts, among them Copperplate Gothic, Kennerley, and Goudy Old Style. Frederic's wife Bertha M. Goudy worked closely with him and was a noted graphic designer in her own right. Both Frederic and Bertha were self-taught. This electronic version of Goudy's Typologia is reproduced by permission of the University of California Press.. While this online, interactive version is a useful reference work for typographers and typesetters, it does not compare with reading the actual book, which is available in paperback (ISBN ), and printed in Goudy's own "University of California Old Style" fount, set with. Goudy, Frederic W. (illustrator). 8vo. cloth-backed boards. xiv, pages with 17 illustrations. First edition, limited to copies. The second part of the book contains an essay by Goudy entitled "The Ethics and Aesthetics of Type and Typography." Front cover spotted and faded. Seller Inventory # .