Love Letters

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Love Letters

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An Abecedarium of Type Designs by Frederic W. Goudy

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Love Letters: An Abecedarium of Type Designs by Frederic W. Goudy

A limited edition letterpress printed book honoring the beautiful work of American type designer Frederic Goudy, with an introduction by contemporary type designer Steve Matteson. For more information and photos of the process of creating this book, please see "Diary of a Printed Page" and "Loving Letters."

  • Edition of 45 numbered books.
  • 6 x 4 inches (closed)
  • Interior papers are Rives Lightweight mouldmade paper (cream), with accents of French Paper Company’s Parchtone Natural.
  • Covers are Chestnut-Pinto Lokta, handmade in Nepal.
  • Sewn side-bound with linen thread.
  • Preface by Emily Hancock.
  • Introduction by Steve Matteson.
  • Goudy Old Style type for the text was specially cast for this printing by Patrick Reagh in Sebastopol, California.

Shipping within the US is $6.90.  International orders, please contact us for a shipping quote: stbrigidpress@gmail.com


Received my copy of “Love Letters” in the mail. What can I say, but it’s beautiful. Thank you, Emily, for providing the world with such a smartly designed, perfectly printed, and skillfully bound piece of artwork.
— Carl Mario Nudi, Letterpress Coordinator of the Tampa Book Arts Studio (University of Tampa, Florida)
So beautiful. I love every single detail!
— M., in France