Book Designs

2017 Benjamin Franklin Gold Award Winner


   

 

The 100 Greatest Baseball Autographs won the 2017 Benjamin Franklin Gold Award! Congratulations to the authors, Tom Zappala and Ellen Zappala, Foreword and Contributions by Joe Orlando. This is their 3rd award-winning title designed by Grace Peirce of nhmuse. A fourth title published in 2018, also designed by Grace Peirce,
Legendary Lumber: The Top 100 Player Bats in Baseball History,
won both a Gold IPPY award and the Silver Benjamin Franklin Award.

T206 players2010 New England Book Festival Two-time Award-Winner!

The T206 Collection: The Players & Their Stories, won 2 awards at the 2010 New England Book Festival. The bronze medal was awarded in the National Sports category, and was a runner-up in General Non-fiction.

Published by Peter E. Randall Publisher and written by Tom and Ellen Zappala, the book features full color pages and pictures of all of the cards in the T206 collection. Brief biographical narratives along with the personal and professional statistics of each player offer you a peek into the developing world of baseball during the early part of the 20th century. Visit T206players.com website (also designed by Grace Peirce of nhmuse).
 

Download sample PDF of first chapter. (note: this is a large PDF file)

 


ghana2008 Benjamin Franklin Award-Winner!

Ghana, an African Portrait Revisited, was one of three finalists in the coffee table/large format category for a 2008 Benjamin Franklin Award given by the Publisher’s Marketing Association.

One judge wrote, "Ghana An African Portrait Revisited is a lovely book. One can tell at a glance what the subject of the book is based on the clean, clear, enticing cover design . . . the endpapers were exceptional . . . the layout of all the interior pages is excellent . . . I encourage this publisher to continue to produce such high quality work."

Edited and designed by Peter E. Randall and jacket designer Grace Peirce, nhmuse.com, the book features the photographs of Randall, Nancy Grace Horton, Barbara Bickford, Charter Weeks, Tim Gaudreau, and Gary Samson, and the writing of Peter Randall and Abena Busia. Visit Ghanavisit.org website (also designed by Grace Peirce of nhmuse).
 

 


Strawbery Banke2008 Bronze Award Winner, New England Museum Association

Strawbery Banke, A Seaport Museum 400 Years in the Making by J. Dennis Robinson, designed by Grace Peirce of nhmuse.com and J. Dennis Robinson, jacket design by Brown & Company, won a design award from New England Museum Association. Published by Peter E. Randall Publisher, this is a beautiful book that is an entertaining read. And with over 300 images, it is a treasure trove of Portsmouth NH history.

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More Book Designs by Grace Peirce of nhmuse.com:
 

Maritime Portsmouth

Mathematical Time Capsules

Flowers of Star Island

Revival
 
Uncertain Journey
 
Over the Hill Hikers
 
Friendly Edifices
 
William James
 
Rosemary Hill
 
Patriot's Reward
 
Gen. John Stark
 
The Great Improbability
 
Greening Your Family
 
Gringo
 
Voices of Brookline
 
White Mountain Painters
 
Whispers
 
NH Then & Now
 
Newburyport 1950
 
Men of Granite
 
Women Conserving the Florida Keys
 
Spiderling
 
That One Glorious Season
 
Nutfield Rambles
 
Basil II
 
Underwater Dreams
 
The Last Dance
 
You Might be a Mama
 
Funnyball
 
Wentworth 
 
Disasters
 
Southwestern Flying Adventures
 
Father Sandro's Money
 
Feasts of Memory
 
Newburyport