The New Bedford Whaling Museum's Moby-Dick Marathon is an annual non-stop reading of Herman Melville's literary masterpiece. The multi-day program of entertaining activities and events is presented every January. Admission to the Marathon is free.

Friday, March 11, 2011

Typeface Tally

This will be a growing collection of typography samples from the serious contenders in the series of posts searching for the ideal edition for an MDM. The photos might not display as 3" wide on your monitor, but they are all cropped at three inches on the ruler and scaled to the same pixel width, so at least the relative proportions are comparable.


Reader's Digest, 1989 edition



K├Ânemann, 1995 edition



Everyman's Library, 1991 edition


Barnes & Noble, 1994 edition



Norton Critical Edition, 1999



Longman Critical Edition, 2007



Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition



Northwestern University Press 150th Anniversary Edition



Library of America Paperback Classics edition

1 comment:

  1. I have a large type edition, and I will create a post about it soon...

    http://themobydickcollection.blogspot.com/

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