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stratford
31 x 40 mm.
© Stratford Press
Printer/Publisher: Stratford Press. Gleason, Elmer F.
Country: Ohio (U.S.) City: Cincinnati Date: 1942
Keywords: books
Mottoes, Text: fumo in lucem
Names, Initials: The Stratford Press Cincinnati Ohio
Device Designer: Gleason, Elmer F..
Device Reference: Weygand, J.L. Collection of pressmarks p. 55
Go to Page: 54 56
Usage Period:
Notes: "Re-established in Cincinnati in 1921, after lying dormant for nearly 6 years, Stratford Press acquired a new device. It was first a stock cut of an open book, with the Latin phrase Fumo in Lucem (from darkness to light), taken from an ancient 16th century printers mark. In its present form, designed by Elmer Gleason, it was first used in 1942." © 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/stratford2.htm