Monday, September 21, 2020

Lettering: Trademarks, September 25, 1934

Official Gazette of the United States Patent Office
 































































(Next post on Monday: George Kapitan, Letterer and Writer)

Monday, September 7, 2020

Under Cover: Dragonworld

Bantam Books, 1979
Trade paperback
Title font set in ITC Tiffany Black; gold foil stamped
Map by Alex Jay
Calligraphy by Tom Orzechowski






















Doubleday Book Club Edition, 1979
Hardcover dust jacket, detail





















Bantam Books, 1983
Mass market paperback
I used ITC Novarese Bold for the
title which was printed in silver

















German Edition
Marion von Schröder Verlag, 1985
Hardcover dust jacket, detail
Most map calligraphy replaced with type
























ibooks, 2000
Trade paperback
Byron Preiss wanted the font used on the 1983 mass
market paperback edition so I told the in-house designer
the font name. The letterspacing is tighter on the mass
market paperback edition.





















(Next post on Monday: ACBA Newsletter #21)