Library Quarterly Covers

Every issue of LQ, starting with the first one in 1931 until January 2013, has a cover design based on a printer's mark, and an essay about the design and history of that pressmark. Commencing in January 2013, the printerís mark appears inside the issue.This Web page presents a database of information about these covers. In a few cases, contributors have duplicated covers, but for the most part the cover design only appears once.

You can sort the data by clicking on any column heading; you can resize columns by dragging on the vertical bars between headings; you can search for values in any single column. The columns are:


Last Update: 27 June 2013; thanks RP and Karen Marie Kettnich