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Publications on the history of modern typography, trademarks & logotypes, packaging, posters, advertising, signage, commercial art, book design, letterheads, etc., including notable designers and their works in these fields.

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N/A, Great Ideas of Western Man, Advertisements for 1952-53-54 (Loose plates), (Chicago), Container Corporation of America, 1953, folio (14.25" x 11.75"), loose plates NF. Plates clean and bright..

From 1950 to 1975, Container Corp. of America ran an ad campaign entitled "Great Ideas of Western Man," in publications such as “Time” and “Fortune” magazines. Bauhaus master, Herbert Bayer and Art Director for CCA at the time, commissioned prominent artists, illustrators and designers to illustrate selected quotes. These were drawn from a broad spectrum of western thought that included philosophers, writers, scientists, and politicians, cultural and religious figures - from Aesop to Einstein. This ad campaign ran well beyond Bayer's tenure as the AD for CCA. Early in the campaign, a portfolio of the years' ads was issued, 13 loose 14.25" x 11.5" plates; additionally CCA issued portfolios of 26 selected plates - each spanning three years of the campaign.

Plates available by number in this listing: 12 of dozens of loose duplicate plates available - contact us for details on the others too numerous to list. May be purchased separately (8.00 each) or in groups; please contact us as to your choice(s) and/or scans if you require them.

3. Declaration of the Rights of Man; WH Allner
4. Daniel Webster, Lewis Daniel
10. Lincoln; Fred Conway
11. Dr. Johnson; Arthur Williams
12. Epictitus; Jean Varda
16. Doestoevsky; E McKnight Kauffer
18. Martin Luther; Walter Reinsel
19. John Stuart Mill; Jan Tschichold
20. Thoreau; Hazard Durfee
22. James Madison; Thomas Vroman
23. Darwin; Hans Moller
26. Edmund Burke; Allner

[Please see our other listings - we have several complete portfolios available, as well as the 1976 CCA published volume of the complete collected works on occasion].    [Book ID # 1018]


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