Wide Awake Typographer
“Double spread title page, front is tipped in, printed in solid black on both sides, with colophon on front, author [name] facing title printed in red. Text type Antique #1, display type..."
“I published this book because I wanted to publish books and wanted to show what I thought a book should look like. A slim format, flat back, narrow squares, flexible boards, 2 colors throughout..."
“The inscription is too flattering, but the image of drowning which the title page evokes comes right out of the novel which is supposed to be about the last days of Scott Fitzgerald..."
Limited edition, number 5 of 367; signed by author
“Limited edition; I have a numbered and an unnumbered copy. Quite modern in feel; italics throughout, wide leading, no paragraph indents..."
“The half titles, pretty as the icing on a cake, with all their ornaments and their Stationer’s Semiscript, and the flowery binding of printed chintz..."