— Goudy

Happy Birthday Frederic Goudy!!

 

March 8, 1865-May 11, 1947.

 

Mr. Goudy was a self taught typographer and printer.  During his career he developed over 100 typefaces.  His most famous being Copperplate Gothic and Goudy Old Style.

 

The Alphabet. Fifteen interpretative designs drawn and arranged with explanatory text and illustrations by Frederic W. Goudy. New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1918.

 

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