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Prairie Fires and Paper Moons: the American Photographic Postcard, 1900-1920
 Prairie Fires and Paper Moons: the American Photographic Postcard, 1900-1920
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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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Ede, Charles (ed.), The Art of the Book, New York & London, The Studio Publications, 1951, first edition, 4to (11.25" x 8"), HB, green cloth boards w/ gilt titles, sage dj w/ green & white titles & monograms, G / G. See details below.

Ex-library, marked w/ reference numbers on spine, usual scarring from card removal, barcode on rfep, label stain on rear pastedown, tape residue on covers, rfep, ffep; boards slightly exposed on bottom edge; spine bumped; stamp on bottom of text block, front pastedown, title p., p. 212; last 2 signatures separating. DJ closed tears at bottom of front & back covers, ref numbers on spine, chipping to top & bottom edges & spine head, price clipped (?), slight loss to top corners of inner flaps, tape residue to back inner flap.

214 pp., 200+ illus, some color plates. Previous volumes by the same name published in 1914 & 1938; this volume covers from 1939 to publication. Essays from 39 contributors in 10 countries on Type Design & Lettering, Printing the Test, Illustration & Graphic Reproduction (Including Dust Jackets), Commercial Binding, & Hand Binding. Includes work by Edward Bawden, John Farleigh, John Piper, Matisse and Picasso. Lovely production, a great reference book.    [Book ID # 724]

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