Art: Saks-Goudy

Frederic William Goudy was 60 before he cut his first matrix. But he had devoted most of those 60 years to poring over serifs and logotypes, had already begun to build his reputation as the world's most prolific designer of type (TIME, Nov. 6). Last week, at 70, Fred Goudy had designed his 92nd type face. To celebrate the event Manhattan's National Arts Club gave a reception in his honor, exhibited such typographical curiosities as a leaf from a Gutenberg Bible, an old hat belonging to Mr. Goudy, a gold matrix of a swash...

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