To Henry Church
Hartford, October 28, 1942
I don’t care any more about lines and circles than you do, but I don’t particularly dislike them. They are the printer’s idea.
Hartford, November 10, 1942
Did you ever realized that the straight lines in the designs of the book mean direction, and that the circles mean comprehension? O, boy! If I may say so. But, if you don’t know what these things mean, they are quite all right as designs. Personally, I don’t care what they mean, and I know that you don’t . The book is as attractive a book as I have seen in a long time. (…)