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Modern Book Design From William Morris To the Present Day

By McLean, Ruari




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MODERN BOOK DESIGN FROM WILLIAM MORRIS TO THE PRESENT DAY

McLean, Ruari

London: Faber, 1958. Gilt blue cloth. Profusely illustrated in b/w. First Faber edition, second impression [1959]. With the author's signed presentation inscription, "...in return for a shirt..," on the free endsheet. Two small spots on endsheet, else fine in modestly edgeworn dust jacket with a few shallow chips.

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Modern Book Design from William Morris to the Present day

McLean, Ruari

Fairlawn, New Jersey: Essentail Books, 1959. First American edition. 116 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Blue cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket. First American edition. 116 pp. 1 vols. 8vo.

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Modern Book Design from William Morris to the present day

McLean, Ruari

London: Faber & Faber, 1958. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. blue cloth. Near fine in nicked fine dust wrapper. 116 pages. 22 x 14 cm. 32 halftone illustrations and 38 drawings in line. Index. The author describes the state of book design in Britain and America during the last quarter of the 19th century.

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Modern Book Design From William Morris to the Present Day

McLean, Ruari

London: Faber & Faber. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1958. 1st Edition. Hardcover. B0000CHBFY . 16 B/W plates. Contents: The nature of book design; the need for revival; the private press movement; the future of book design -- and more. ; B&W Plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 115 pages; 25822 .

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MODERN BOOK DESIGN FROM WILLIAM MORRIS TO THE PRESENT DAY

McLean, Ruari

Fairlawn, NJ: Essential Books, 1959. cloth, dust jacket. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xii, 116 pages. First U.S. edition. Illustrated. An important study. Jacket has small pieces missing along edge and is foxed. Pastedowns and endpapers also show foxing.

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MODERN BOOK DESIGN FROM WILLIAM MORRIS TO THE PRESENT DAY

McLean, Ruari

London: Faber & Faber, 1958. cloth, dust jacket. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xii, 116 pages. First edition, second impression. Illustrated. An important study. Jacket price-clipped. Well preserved copy.

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MODERN BOOK DESIGN From William Morris to the Present Day

McLean, Ruari

London: Faber & Faber. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1958. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 8vo; 116 pages; Minor browning and wear to the dust jacket with some small tears to the top edge. .

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Modern book design from William Morris to the present day

McLean, Ruari

Faber, 1958. Hard cover. Very good in good dust jacket. Ex-library. 116p., ill., 23 cm.

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MODERN BOOK DESIGN FROM WILLIAM MORRIS TO THE PRESENT DAY

McLEAN, RUARI

London: Faber, 1958. xii +116pp; This book has been damp-stained but is now clean and tight with some evidence of damp to top edge; D/w chipped along edges and spine with some loss and in protective sleeving; Illustrated in b/w;. First Edition. Cloth. Fair/Poor. 8vo.

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MODERN BOOK DESIGN FROM WILLIAM MORRIS TO THE PRESENT DAY

McLean, Ruari

London: Faber & Faber, 1959. cloth, dust jacket. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xii, 116 pages. Second impression of first edition. Illustrated. An important study. Price clipped.

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MODERN BOOK DESIGN From William Morris to the Present Day

McLean, Ruari

Faber & Faber. Fine in Very Good- dust jacket. 1958. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 115 pp; Excellent book in dust jacket with a repaired tear and creased, from the library of paper restorer George Cunha with his book plate. .

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Modern Book Design from William Morris to the present day.

McLean, Ruari.

London:: Faber & Faber,, 1958.. First. 5.5 x 8.75'"; 116 pages. Black & white plates. In protective sleeve. Originated in a booklet of the same name, published by The British council in their "The Arts in Britain" series in 1951. James Shand, New Statesman: "He traces clearly the dominant mechanical elements n changing methods of book production since William Morris, while drawing in firm outline the personalities of the authors, amateurs, bibliographers, booksellers, engravers, illustrators, lithographers, poets, printers, publishers, type designers and founders - all the characters in order of appearnace who perform for the gentle reader, whether paper-backed or cloth-spined.

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Modern Book Design from William Morris to the Present Day

McLean, Ruari

Fair Lawn, N.J.: Essential Books, 1958 Hardcover book, 6" x 9", ex-library (book plate inside cover, 1 stamp back of title page); covers are good (signs of wear and light fraying to spine); text is very goo+ to near fine; XII, 116 pgs, black-and-white illustrations; 12 oz f.

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