Alex Gotfryd collection of book cover and book jacket designs for Doubleday & Company, 1960-1990

Gotfryd, Alex


boxes ( li. ft.) : color illustrations ; 33-45 cm.
Mixed collection of photographic prints and reproductions of artwork on paper, some with acetate overlays.
Organized into two subgroups: proofs of covers and dustjackets (up to 13" high); and original artwork with markup and design direction (up to 17 1/2" high).
Book cover and dust jacket designs created by Alex Gotfryd, the Doubleday art director, including proofs of designs (some scaled to size), and numerous graphics and photographic prints with detailed graphic design directions and internal correspondence (memos and notes) between the Doubleday staff on specific projects drawn on or attached to the work. Numerous author portraits by Gotfryd included. Also, a few print resources (articles and news magazines) that contained information about the authors.

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