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Modern Packaging Encyclopedia Issue for 1957, November 1956, Vol. 30, No. 3A
 Modern Packaging Encyclopedia Issue for 1957, November 1956, Vol. 30, No. 3A
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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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Greengard, Stephen Neil, et al., Style of Empire: Great Britain 1877-1947, Miami, Miami-Dade Community College, 1985, first edition, thin folio (12" x 8.5"), SB, white paper wraps silver, gold emboosed titles above blue/red world mao, VG+ / none. Lightly edgeworn.

80 pp, profuse color photos. Published in conjunction with an exhibition by the same name, 4 November 1985-31 January 1986. Bibliography, three appendices. A history of the gamut of English design--accompanied by photographs of numerous examples from the exhibition of architecture, furniture, ceramics, silver and other metalwork, textiles, posters and book design, etc.

Some of the artists/craftsmen whose work is represented include (in order of illus.):

 Christopher Dresser
 Owen Jones
 William Morris
 William Butterfield
 Charles Voysey
 C.E. Thompson
 R. Llewellyn Rathbone
 Vernon Hill
 A.W. Graham Brown
 Omega Workshops (Roger Fry; Duncan Grant; Vanessa Bell)
 MacDonald Gill
 E. McKnight Kauffer
 Christopher Nevinson & Richard Wynne
 A. Gilbert Scott
 T.O. Foster
 Curwen Press
 Frank Brangwyn
 Gerald Summers
 Henry George Murphy
 Sybil Andrews
 Gordon Russell Ltd.
 Frank Newbould
 Eric W. Ravilious
 and many others.

An informative catalog.

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