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Prae (vol.1)

Prae (vol.1)
Prae (vol.1)

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Miklós Szentkuthy

12.18.2014

Contra Mundum Press (CMP)

017

Typesetting details:

A 6×9" 788-page book, with semi-automatic line justification for prose (33 lines per page) and footnotes. The title page features a digital reconstruction of the caps used in the original 1980 edition for the title, and of the author’s signature. Typesetting time: 10 weeks in 85 design sessions; 20 proofing files.

Cover design details:

6×9", spine size 1.567"(788 pp.).
Cover design features a digital reconstruction in Fontlab of the caps used to set the title “PRAE” in the original 1980 edition, with a custom ‘RA’ ligature to optically optimize the tracking of the title, and a digitalization of the author’s signature and asterisk mark for flexible color reproduction.