Selected Special Collections
Lester Douglas Collection
Printed material designed and donated by Lester Douglas, (98 items).
Douglas was an American book designer whose meticulous craftsmanship illustrated the effectiveness of many of his innovations and experiments in typography and design. The collection includes books and other graphic works which Douglas designed and includes various drafts and works in progress from conception through to completion. Organized by individual folders for all his important books, the collection illustrates how his works as they progressed. Frequently they contain original drawings, trial title pages, and proofs of various kinds.
For details see The Lester Douglas Collection of Books and Other Graphic Works. To browse a listing of titles, type: Lester Douglas Collection (Library of Congress) into the Library of Congress online catalog.