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gargoyle
40 x 25 mm.
© At the Sign of the Gargoyle
Printer/Publisher: At the Sign of the Gargoyle (Chicago, Ill.). Forgue, Norman W.
Country: Illinois (U.S.) City: Chicago Date: 1943
Keywords: gargoyles
Mottoes, Text:
Names, Initials:
Device Designer: Noheimer, Mathias
Device Reference: Weygand, J.L. Collection of pressmarks p. 31
Go to Page: 30 32
Usage Period:
Notes: "This mark of Norman Forgue, At the Sign of the Gagoyle, used in three books, was drawn by Mathias Noheimer; it was first used on the title page of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves in 1943. Noheimer is well known for his murals and exquisite portraits in minature painted on ivory." © James Lamar Weygand
Source:
Weygand, James Lamar.
A collection of pressmarks gathered from America's private presses and from others not so private.
Nappanee, Ind., Private Press of the Indiana Kid, 1956.
Reference:
Location: University of Florida
URL: http://www.library.ufl.edu/spec/rarebook/devices/gargoyle.htm