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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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Dow, Arthur Wesley, Composition: A Series of Exercises in Art Structure for the Use of Students and Teachers, Garden City & New York, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc, 1928, 4to (11.5" x 9.25"), gray paper boards w/ red cloth spine, VG / G+. Head & tail of spine slightly worn, boards exposed at corners & at one small spot at bottom front board. Lt. grey numeric stamp on rfep. Dj shows chipping & closed tears, loss to corners & head & tail of spine.

128 pp. 13th, or 17th edition? Profusely illustrated: 8 color plates and b/w in-text illustrations. Sections on line drawing, line, "notan" (a Japanese word meaning "dark, light"), color, and composition. Lovely volume on art instruction, strongly influenced by the Arts & Crafts style.

Handsome production. This volume is very scarce in a dustjacket.     [Book ID # 117]

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