Son of a Goudy. An open letter to Frederic W. Goudy from his nearest kin and severest critic Fred T. Goudy. Fred T. Goudy.
Son of a Goudy. An open letter to Frederic W. Goudy from his nearest kin and severest critic Fred T. Goudy

Son of a Goudy. An open letter to Frederic W. Goudy from his nearest kin and severest critic Fred T. Goudy

New York: Maverick Press, 1938. 8vo, pp. [10]; title page and second leaf printed in red and black; original gray wrappers printed in brown; fine. Keepsake made for the 35th anniversary of The Village Press. "This letter written by Fred T. Goudy to his father on the occasion of the Thirty-Fifth Anniversary of The Village Press, is set in Goudy Medieval types and printed on T. J. Gray paper contributed by Lewis Alliger. Produced in the studios of The Maverick Press as a keepsake for Pilgrims to Deepdene July twenty-third, ninteen hundred and thirty-eight" (colophon). The 35th Anniversary celebrations of the founding of the Village Press was held at Frederic W. Goudy's house and workshop "Deepdene," at Marlborough, New York. With Will H. Ransom, Goudy founded the Village Press in 1903, an Arts and Crafts venture similar to those of William Morris in England. In addition to his independent work Goudy was the art director for Lanston Monotype for more than twenty-five years (1920-1947). In 1940 Goudy was appointed a lecturer at Syracuse University's School of Journalism. Item #60660

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