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The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett (Signet, 1985)

Contributed by Florian Hardwig on May 8th, 2022. Artwork published in .
The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett (Signet, 1985)
Source: Books from the Crypt. License: All Rights Reserved.

Here’s one for Briar, who recently mentioned she longed to see more Moulin Rouge in use, and who contributed a fine in-use example for this Art Nouveau-inspired face by Photo-Lettering herself.

Davison Moulin Rouge was specified with EndcapS for the cover of The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett. More specifically, it’s Signet’s paperback edition from 1985, with cover art by Vicente Segrelles. Smaller text including the blurb by Asimov is added in ITC Korinna, another design with roots in the 1900s that likewise was produced at Photo-Lettering around 1970.

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