Type Specimen Poster: The Lost Goudy Types

Type Specimen Poster: The Lost Goudy Types

A handsome two-color typography specimen poster "showing almost all of The 'Lost' Goudy Types" including Bertham (1936), Kaatskill (1929), Newstyle (1921), Mediaeval (1930), Deepdene Text (1932), Trajan (1930), Village No. 2 (1933), Village Italic (1933), Tory (1936), Friar (1937) and Ornate (1936). Each font is show in a variety of point sizes. The poster, which was produced by the Eastern Corporation paper company to highlight their paper product and its printing attributes, also reproduces the text "The Type Speaks," by Frederic W. Goudy. Printed on Eastern's Atlantic Antique Laid paper, which is "a distinguished and genuinely watermarked paper with the crispness, crackle, and definite quality feel that greatly enrich the appearance of any printing job". Item #956.

Condition: Very Good, folded as issued; a few slight, minor surface indentations to poster.

Type Specimen Poster
Eastern Corporation
17" x 22"
Offset printed
Bangor, Maine: Circa 1950

Price: $100.00

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