Title: Graphis Volume 5. Numbers 25/26/27/28 1949
Publisher: Amstutz & Herdeg Graphis Press, Zürich
Publication Date: 1949
Binding: Illustrated Wraps
Book Condition: Fair
Complete Year. Four issues. Illustrated in b/w and colour throughout. Subtitled "International Journal for Graphic and Applied Arts" this periodical features articles on historical and contemporary illustration, advertising and fine art, designers and artists. Contents for Number 25 include : 'Hans Fischer - Illustrations to the Fables of Fontaine', 'Richard Lindler', 'Contemporary Record Jacket Design', 'Helmut Kurtz - Commercial Artist', 'Lettering & Architecture', 'On Types & Ornaments', 'Paul Hoyrup - Graphic Artist', 'Surrealist Festival Decorations', 'Swedish Posters', 'Exhibition Posters by French Artists', 'UN Posters of the Year Contest'. 'E.O. Plauen - Cartoonist', Number 26 : 'Saul Steinberg', 'London Transport Posters', 'Radio Advertising', ' George Giusti - Graphic artist', Fritz Bueler - Graphic Artist', 'Cecilia Staples - Window Displays', 'Czech Posters', Number 27 : 'French Commercial Art', 'Will Burtin - Integration, the New Discipline in Design', ' Polish Posters & Children's Books', 'Hans Erni - Antigone', 'Picasso Ceramics', 'Exhibition Design - Britain', ' Lettering - The Principal Types'. Internally all issues are clean and unmarked with slight age toning at the extremities. Binding glue is brittle on all issues but wraps remain firmly intact. Edges are shelf worn and dust soiled with intermittant foxing and paper wear at the corners. All wrappers are handled, soiled, shelf and edge worn with rubbing, creasing, minor chipping and tears along the spine edges. Small tear and surface scoring on front panel of Issue 26. Small surface abrasion to the front panel of No. 28 due to price sticker removal. Please feel free to contact us if you have any other questions regarding the condition or contents of individual numbers. A large heavy set requiring additional shipping charges. Please conteact us for details. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 007596
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