Typographica 9 (New Series)

Spencer, Herbert - Editor

Published by Lund Humphries, 1964
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57 pp. (vii). Illustrated in colour and b/w throughout. An innovative journal of developments in typography and graphic arts published bi-annually between 1949 and 1967. Contents of this issue : "Avant-garde Graphics in Poland between the Two World Wars" by Anatol Stern. "Henryk Berlewi and Mechano-faktura" by Eckhard Neumann. "Sunday Photographers" - Michael Middleton. "Crowns" by Camilla Gray. Advertisements. Internally clean and unmarked with tight, sound binding, an unread copy. Printed card wraps. Slight shelf and edge wear along the tail edges. Illustrated dustjacket is slightly shelf worn and dust soiled with age toned spine. Now protected by plastic book wrap. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 007503

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Title: Typographica 9 (New Series)
Publisher: Lund Humphries
Publication Date: 1964
Binding: Card wraps with Dustjacket
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: Periodical

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Published by Lund Humphries, London, original journal, 1964 (1964)
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Book Description Lund Humphries, London, original journal, 1964, 1964. Illustrated printed wrappers, 4to, 57 pp, ads. Contents of this issue : "Avant-garde Graphics in Poland between the Two World Wars" by Anatol Stern; "Henryk Berlewi and Mechano-faktura" by Eckhard Neumann; "Sunday Photographers" by Michael Middleton; "Crowns" by Camilla Gray; Advertisements. From the introduction: "Little has so far been published in English on the exciting work produced by avant-garde artists and typographers in Poland during the 'twenties and 'thirties. The article written for this issue of Typographlca by the poet Anatol Stern, one of the pioneers of Formism, provides an important introduction to Polish graphic design of the inter-war years, and on page 21 Eckhard Neumann discusses Henryk Beriewi and his theory of Mechano-faktura. In looking at the illustrations on the followtng pages, especially those of the Futurists, it is important to realise that it was not only the typography which outraged conventional Polish eyes but also the startling phonetic spelling. 'The crown' says Camilla Gray on page 49 'is a very familiar symbol which we seem to be seeing more and more as monarchies grow rarer'. The wrapper shows a few of the many varied forms in which the crown is used in commerce today - and the varied shapes which we recognise as being 'crown-like'." Pinhole to dustwrapper, front wrapper and first few leaves, otherwise near Very Good in slightly darkened dustwrapper. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-42473

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Published by Lund Humphries, London, original journal, 1964 (1964)
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Book Description Lund Humphries, London, original journal, 1964, 1964. Illustrated printed wrappers, 4to, 57 pp, ads. Contents of this issue : "Avant-garde Graphics in Poland between the Two World Wars" by Anatol Stern; "Henryk Berlewi and Mechano-faktura" by Eckhard Neumann; "Sunday Photographers" by Michael Middleton; "Crowns" by Camilla Gray; Advertisements. From the introduction: "Little has so far been published in English on the exciting work produced by avant-garde artists and typographers in Poland during the 'twenties and 'thirties. The article written for this issue of Typographlca by the poet Anatol Stern, one of the pioneers of Formism, provides an important introduction to Polish graphic design of the inter-war years, and on page 21 Eckhard Neumann discusses Henryk Beriewi and his theory of Mechano-faktura. In looking at the illustrations on the followtng pages, especially those of the Futurists, it is important to realise that it was not only the typography which outraged conventional Polish eyes but also the startling phonetic spelling. 'The crown' says Camilla Gray on page 49 'is a very familiar symbol which we seem to be seeing more and more as monarchies grow rarer'. The wrapper shows a few of the many varied forms in which the crown is used in commerce today - and the varied shapes which we recognise as being 'crown-like'." Two library stamps on page 2, otherwise Very Good in Very Good dustwrapper. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-42474

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