One of four sets of initials (A–Z) designed by W.A. Dwiggins around 1936 for the exclusive use by Plimpton Press in Norwood, Massachusetts. Drawn in pen and ink and then made into copper photoengravings, they saw widespread use in the books Plimpton printed for Alfred A. Knopf. [Kennett] This entry is for the 48pt size.
Digitized by Daniel Will-Harris before 1999 as Dwiggins Forty Eight. As of 2022, the font is available on request.