Goudy’s Last Christmas

$45.00

by Dave Farey

This “shaggy dog story” spins a yarn about famed type designer Frederic Goudy. It is letterpress printed in 100-year old Kennerley type cast by the short-lived Advance Type Foundry, where Kennerley was cut and first cast in 1911. The chapbook features three vintage Goudy images printed in woodcut style. It measures 6″ x 9″, with 13 pages plus paper cover in a hand-sewn binding. The edition is limited to 110 copies.

Sewn paper cover, 13 pages, 6″ x 9″
Published January 2020

Description

This “shaggy dog story” by Dave Farey spins a yarn about famed type designer Frederic Goudy. It is letterpress printed in handset 100-year old Kennerley metal type cast by the short-lived Advance Type Foundry, where Goudy’s Kennerley was cut and first cast by Robert Wiebking in 1911. The chapbook features three vintage Goudy images printed in woodcut style. It measures 6″ x 9″, with 13 pages plus paper cover in a hand-sewn binding. The edition is limited to 110 copies, printed at Camino Press in Saratoga, California by Matt Kelsey.

Dave Farey is a self-described “type repairer,” working in the London area.

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