“Frederic Goudy & H. G. Wells: The Time Traveler’s Typeface,” was presented by The Rare Book & Manuscript Library University of Illinois. The talk  presented on Friday, November 15, 2019 was by artist Rex Parker.  It is now available on YouTube.

This collaboration of Goudy and Wells brought together a virtual dream team to publishing. Parker explores this dream team!  It is Frederic Goudy,  “The Titan of Type” and H. G. Wells, the “Time-Traveler Novelist,”  and their remarkable collaboration on The Door in the Wall. The Door in the Wall is a collection of Wells’ thrilling short stories. Learn about the creation of a timeless typeface Kennerley Old Style. The first truly American type.

Here is the presentation combining the amazing type of Goudy and the words of Wells.  click here.

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