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The True Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. As told by John Seelye

Contributed by Chris Purcell on Nov 30th, 2012. Artwork published in .
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Photo: Chris Purcell. Clarion Books. License: All Rights Reserved.

A retelling of Twain’s novel, with the “dirty” language that Twain would have liked to use …

How do you think they got that distorted reflection in 1970?

5 Comments on “The True Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. As told by John Seelye

  1. Dec 3rd, 2012  12:53 pm

    Great! Reminds me of an early digital attempt at distorting Helvetica: FF Schmelvetica, by Chester Jenkins who now runs Village.

  2. Mary Condon says:
    Jun 18th, 2016  10:54 pm

    My husband and I designed this. The distorted type was achieved by photographing the title through textured glass.

  3. Jun 19th, 2016  8:26 am

    Thank you very much for chiming in, much appreciated!

  4. Jun 20th, 2016  10:05 pm

    Cool, Mary! Can’t deny that sounds much more interesting (and fun) than applying a digital filter.

  5. Jun 20th, 2016  10:08 pm

    More from John and Mary Condon at Book Workship.

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