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THE RICH MOUSE COMPENDIUM

 
Compendium cover  
 

The Rich Mouse Compendium

By Julius J. (J. J.)  Lankes
By Parker  Agelasto
By Richard  Mathews
By Robert  Oldham
By Will  Ransom
By Joshua G.  Steward
By Welford D.  Taylor

The Rich Mouse Compendium includes a complete facsimile of the hand-printed letterpress edition; an introduction; complete facsimiles of two versions of J. J. Lankes’ original manuscript (one typed and one hand-written); notes on the discovery of those manuscripts; original, unpublished photographs and background materials on J. J. Lankes as artist and printer; photographs and background materials on Frederic W. Goudy and his design of the Village type; a J. J. Lankes chronology; and notes and essays on the making of the letterpress edition.

 

Set in a new digital version of Goudy’s Village type (the typeface used for printing the letterpress edition), it includes an introduction by Welford D. Taylor; essays by Richard Mathews, Robert Oldham, Will Ransom, and Joshua G. Steward; and a conversation with Parker Agelasto.

Price:

$30.00

Pages:

80

Cover:

Paperback

ISBN:

978-159732-131-0

 

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  • Book Arts