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The Resource Books on the frontier : print culture in the American West, 1763-1875, by Richard W. Clement

Books on the frontier : print culture in the American West, 1763-1875, by Richard W. Clement

Label
Books on the frontier : print culture in the American West, 1763-1875
Title
Books on the frontier
Title remainder
print culture in the American West, 1763-1875
Statement of responsibility
by Richard W. Clement
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clement, Richard W.
Dewey number
381.45002/0973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
Z473
LC item number
.C59 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reading interests
  • Reading interests
  • Books and reading
  • Books and reading
  • Book industries and trade
  • Book industries and trade
  • Printing
  • Printing
  • Newspaper publishing
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • United States
  • West (U.S.)
  • Special collections
Label
Books on the frontier : print culture in the American West, 1763-1875, by Richard W. Clement
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Maps on lining papers. Front lining papers: "Map of the United States, including Louisiana," from Christian Schultz, Travels on an Inland Voyage (New York: Isaac Riley, 1810), foldout plate, vol. 1, p. 1, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress ; Back lining papers: D. McGowan and George H. Hildt, Map of the United States west of the Mississippi, showing the routes to Pike's Peak, Overland Mail Route to California, and Pacific Rail Road Surveys (St. Louis: Leopold Gast & Bro., 1859), Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress
  • "A note on the types. The text of 'Books on the frontier' is composed in Miller, A Scotch-style face designed by Matthew Carter in 1997 for Carter & Cone Type, Inc., and inspired by Edinburgh typefounder William Miller's Pica Roman No. 2, first used in 1809 for an edition of John Dryden edited by Sir Walter Scott. The captions are set in Interstate, designed by Tobias Frere-Jones in 1993 for Font Bureau, Inc., and based on the signage alphabets of the United States Federal Highway Administration. The display type is Jason Wood, digitized by Dan X. Solo from an old Victorian wood type for Dover Publications, Inc., in 2000"--Colophon
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-132) and index
Contents
The first frontier -- To the Mississippi and beyond -- Across the great American desert -- The last frontier -- The frontier in books
Control code
ocm51726883
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
139 p.
Isbn
9780844410807
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2003003537
Other physical details
ill., fascims., maps, ports.
Label
Books on the frontier : print culture in the American West, 1763-1875, by Richard W. Clement
Publication
Note
  • Maps on lining papers. Front lining papers: "Map of the United States, including Louisiana," from Christian Schultz, Travels on an Inland Voyage (New York: Isaac Riley, 1810), foldout plate, vol. 1, p. 1, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress ; Back lining papers: D. McGowan and George H. Hildt, Map of the United States west of the Mississippi, showing the routes to Pike's Peak, Overland Mail Route to California, and Pacific Rail Road Surveys (St. Louis: Leopold Gast & Bro., 1859), Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress
  • "A note on the types. The text of 'Books on the frontier' is composed in Miller, A Scotch-style face designed by Matthew Carter in 1997 for Carter & Cone Type, Inc., and inspired by Edinburgh typefounder William Miller's Pica Roman No. 2, first used in 1809 for an edition of John Dryden edited by Sir Walter Scott. The captions are set in Interstate, designed by Tobias Frere-Jones in 1993 for Font Bureau, Inc., and based on the signage alphabets of the United States Federal Highway Administration. The display type is Jason Wood, digitized by Dan X. Solo from an old Victorian wood type for Dover Publications, Inc., in 2000"--Colophon
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-132) and index
Contents
The first frontier -- To the Mississippi and beyond -- Across the great American desert -- The last frontier -- The frontier in books
Control code
ocm51726883
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
139 p.
Isbn
9780844410807
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2003003537
Other physical details
ill., fascims., maps, ports.
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