Fond of Printing: Gordon Craig as Typographer & Illustrator

By: Colin Ellis Franklin (b. 1923)

Price: $45.00

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Book Condition: Collectible: Like New


Series: Publications of the Book Club of California, No. 164. LIMITED EDITION of 1,475 copies, designed by Abe Lerner, this is one of 450 printed for the Book Club of California. Small 8vo. 182 x 118 mm. 89, [3] pp. Woodcut on title-page from The Mask, Volume Three, 1910-1911, numerous plates including several printed on colored papers; text clean, un-marked. Quarter red cloth, orange paper over boards with a rose design on the front cover, gilt spine, original glassine jacket; binding square and tight. Prospectus in original mailing envelope. KJ319-164. Fine. Included with Franklin's important study of Craig's work as a typographer and book illustrator is a revised version, not previously published, of Craig's 1938 essay on this theory of book illustration. With a Foreword by Edward Craig. Edward Gordon Craig (1872-1966) was an English modernist theater practitioner who worked as an actor, producer, director, and scene designer who left behind a body of theoretical writings, journals that he edited, and illustrations. REFERENCE: Harlan, The Two Hundredth Book, No. 164.

Title: Fond of Printing: Gordon Craig as Typographer & Illustrator

Author Name: Colin Ellis Franklin (b. 1923)

Categories: Book Club of California,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: San Francisco: CA, Book Club of California: 1980

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Jacket Condition: Fine

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: KJ319-164

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