from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Goudy, Frederic William 1865-1947. American printer and designer of more than 90 typefaces.

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  • n. United States printer noted for designing typefaces (1865-1947)


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  • The typographical phenomenon is going strong with recent gems such as Goudy My Dreams, Get into my Car and Garamond (My Wayward Son), but don't delay in tweeting a fontsong of your own today, before the trend changes cultural course.

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  • A limited edition of fifteen hundred copies printed for the members of the Limited editions club at the Walpole printing office in New Rochelle, N.Y. Illustrated by Everett Henry, with type design by F.W. Goudy.

    Editions of Mary Shelley's _Frankenstein_

  • We have a tattoo in 72-point Goudy Text, if you want to know how much we love our personal favorite, but we are also very partial to Caslon, and the Jenson family, and we like Mrs. Eaves even though it is getting to be a little overused.

    Mystery of the Day

  • Ends up looking a little like Goudy Sans, except with more variation of stroke width. p.s. Congratulations on making the 1000th (non-spam) comment on this blog.

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  • The text of this book was set in Goudy Old Style Regular.

    Jack Blank and the Imagine Nation

  • I would like to add being able to go back and edit minor article defects such as misused words or word order [to whatever degree you deem reasonable] and change my fonts back to what I had submitted my article in, such as Goudy Old Style [You may want to limit this to some degree if needed]. by

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  • In later years, Goudy Old Style took a large share of or affections, with Garamond as a second choice.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • (And we just luhrve Goudy Handtooled for headlines of a certain type.)

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • A set of 1938 Goudy Gum cards sold for $280,000, five times more than similar sets.

    Archive 2007-04-29

  • Goudy: Now is it not true that you sprang up on old man Wharton and his two sons with a deadly, six shot revolver in yourhand?

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