Adventures in Printing: A Talk on the Career of Harold Hugo Given at The Club of Odd Volumes. John F. Peckham, Harold Hugo.

Adventures in Printing: A Talk on the Career of Harold Hugo Given at The Club of Odd Volumes

Lunenburg, VT: The Stinehour Press, 1995. First Edition, Limited No. 106 of 258 copies. 4to. 62 pp. Frontispiece portrait and illustrations. With a memoir by John F. Peckham & William J. Glick. Publisher's prospectus laid in. Stiff orange wrappers in fine condition. Item #19980

Harold Hugo's career at Meriden Gravure, one of the leading printing firms of the twentieth century, began at the age of fourteen and continued until his retirement as president in 1975. During his tenure, Hugo brought the company to standards of excellence that earned worldwide recognition for art reproduction of the highest quality. The distinguished graphic designer and educator Alvin Eisenmann said of Harold in 1978, "there has never been anyone who held the position that Harold does in American scholarly printing."

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