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Graphic Design -- With Special Reference to Lettering, Typography and Illustration (The Limited de Luxe Edition) by John Lewis and John Brinkley - Hardcover - 1954 - from Appledore Books, ABAA and Biblio.co.uk

Graphic Design -- With Special Reference to Lettering, Typography and Illustration (The Limited de Luxe Edition)

by John Lewis and John Brinkley

Condition: Very Good +


London: Theodore Brun/First Editions Limited, 1954. Full leather. Very Good +. The 1954 1st edition of this impressive history of graphic design in the book arts, "with special reference to lettering, typography and illustration". Solid, tight and VG+ to Near Fine in its wine-red leatherette, with decorative gilt-design and titling along the front panel and spine. Very light wear to the hinges (at the spine ends), otherwise clean as could be. The "Limited de Luxe" edition, #24 of only 150 copies issued. Quarto, 122 figures and 40 plates supplementing the text.



  • Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 14516
  • Title: Graphic Design -- With Special Reference to Lettering, Typography and Illustration (The Limited de Luxe Edition)
  • Author: John Lewis and John Brinkley
  • Format/binding:Full leather
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good +
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Theodore Brun/First Editions Limited
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1954
  • Keywords: rare book design, rare graphic design, rare lettering, rare typography
  • Bookseller catalogs: Design;


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