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

Contributed by Chris Purcell on Dec 3rd, 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?


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    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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