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Typographic Matchmaking

The poster was printed on a letterpress in Provo, Utah by Rowley Press. Here are the specs for the poster:

Size: 11 inches x 17 inches
Paper: Crane Lettra 110 lb. 100% Cotton Paper in Pearl White
Colors: Black + Pantone 234 (a red with a hint of purple)
Typefaces used: A lot. Consult this blog for more details.
Price: $65/each plus shipping (and tax for Utah residents)
Each poster is numbered and signed by Jim Godfrey. The total run of the first edition is 75 posters.

I accept the cards shown below. The cost of shipping is $10 for the U.S. and $30 for anywhere outside of the U.S. Once the posters have shipped please allow 4-10 days for your poster to arrive if you live in the U.S.; outside the U.S. takes 3 to 4 weeks. The posters are rolled and shipped in a heavy duty cardboard tube via U.S. Postal Service.

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10 Responses

  1. Alexis says:

    I love this poster!

    Can you please confirm that you are able to ship to the UK?

  2. Ann-Margarett says:

    Hello there :)
    I absolutely love this piece!! And would like to know
    If you ship to Australia?


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  4. Anya says:

    Love this poster! But I think there is a mistake in the descriptions of Elizabeth and Darcy, since she was the prejudiced one, and he was the prideful one, not the other way around :-)

    • Jim Godfrey says:

      @Anya: I think Jane Austen’s point was that pride leads to prejudice. Both characters in the book exhibit pride and prejudice. So really I could have listed these characteristics under both individuals. But since the book is “Pride and Prejudice” and we read left to right I chose to put “prideful” on the left and “prejudiced” on the right.

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  6. Erica says:


    This is beautifully done. Is this still available for purchase?

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