Design & Paper: ten issues from the 1940s. Marquardt, Fine Papers Company.

Design & Paper: ten issues from the 1940s

Item #A6054

Marquardt & Company, Fine Papers. Design & Paper: 10 assorted issues. Nos. 14, 16, 17, 18, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27. NY: Marquardt, n.d. [1940s]. Variously paged, many ills., some in color. Very good paperbounds (some light shelfwear or soil; occasional loose gatherings). ** Each issue showcases various papers distributed by Marquardt and presents the work of one artist or theme. They are: natural history silhouette artist Ugo Mochi, abstract photographer Walter M. Westervelt, bookplates and marks by Norman Kent, books and brochures designed by Paul McPharlin, the wartime OWI Branch of Overseas Publications, "Edward L. Bernays and the American Mind," Faber Birren on color, Art Directors Club awards, New York Times advertising designer George Krikorian, and children's illustrator William Pene du Bois. Texts by various writers; vintage cover and page designs by various hands (sometimes by the featured artist). An appealing overview of Forties graphic design and commercial art. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate. issues, $50.00[a].

Price: $50.00

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