DWIGGINS, W(illiam) A(ddison)

DWIGGINS, W(illiam) A(ddison)
   US writer on typography and, through his association with the Mergenthaler Linotype Company, designer of several well known typefaces, including Electra and Caledonia. He is known within the sf field for designing and illustrating the luxurious 1931 edition of H.G. WELLS's THE TIME MACHINE. His sf play, Millennium 1 (1945) - published in an edition he designed and illustrated - depicts an ambiguous UTOPIA in which machines have revolted and humans must fight to recover their hegemony.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Encyclopedia. . 2011.

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