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Aline & Valcour, or, the Philosophical Novel

Aline & Valcour, or, the Philosophical Novel
Aline & Valcour, or, the Philosophical Novel

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Marquis de Sade

12.02.2019

Contra Mundum Press (CMP)

040

Typesetting details:

Three 6×9" books, 958 pages total, with semi-automatic line justification (37 lines per page), footnotes, and running line #s in the outside margins. Typesetting time: 4 months in 81 design sessions, 18 proofing files.

Cover design details:

6×9", spine size 0.480", 0.588", 1.087" (958 pp., 3 vols).
Covers in collaboration with Italian artist Federico Gori (https://federicogori.org). The handwritten display typeface BW Emily Austin mirrors the slant and rhythm of Sade's signature, which was digitized in vector graphics for precise color application.

Reviews:

The Book Binder’s Daughter [1], [2], [3], [4].

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