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Ilyin, Nikolay, Several Thoughts on Typeset Covers, Moscow, 2000, first edition, 4to (10.5" x 8"), SB, lt brown paper wraps with pencil drawing of author on front & photograph of him on rear, F / none (as issued).

96 pp. A great reference, with profuse color illustrations, including many cover reproductions. Wonderful condition. Out of Print.

A directly translated book review:
"Book about the graphic design of print in Nizhny Novgorod in the 20s (XX century) and what was then in brief".
The work is called "a book" on the cover, nevertheless it will be clearer to call it as an "album". Imitative material represented relief and generously, is a main material.
The following text comments the small details of the illustration: from the fragment to the whole, from the quotient to the general - such is a way chosen by the author. From the just noticed detail by the curious professional to the composition and conception of the cover, from the appearance of a shabby book to the characteristic of time, of an artist's personality and style.

These dusty pamphlets with a crumpled ramshackle darkened and dirty cover's edge we can feel perceptibly. The principle of "imprint of time" emphasising the authentic concrete material and its historic distance is marked by the author.

The artist is being studied as "a great, main figure" and the author emphasises that he is "a paradoxical figure". Obviously, he was chosen because he was the first who had confirmed the light and exotic printing shifts of the 20s as one of the founding values of the graphic culture.

Not without reason there is the author's teasing declaration on the first page of the book that is "The Graphic is a mass communication sphere" Dwelling on details, Krichevsky introduces himself as a subtle connoisseur of graphic fine points getting pleasure from the contemplation of some rule cut obliquely or imitation of a turned-in angle.

These straight shows of the author's taste and choice, spontaneity of the intonation decorate and enrich the book, make it alive and personal.

Some specialists will find some points for the arguing with Krichevsky and the others will discover a layer of the forgotten culture gone away many years ago which they have never come into contact with.

The fragments from the article
"The anthem for the cover polygraphic romanticism of the 20s".
by Yuri Gerchuk
Published in Independent newspaper, May 25th, 2000.

    [Book ID # 597]


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