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THE PROPER DECORATION OF BOOK COVERS THE LIFE AND WORK OF ALICE C. MORSE

By: Dubansky, Mindell

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Grolier Club: 2008

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1268

Condition: Fine


Large 4to (9¼” x 12”). pp. 107. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Original maroon paper wraps with gold titles and decorated in a deep maroon using Morse's original designs that continue to the rear cover; set in Rilke types from the Nonpareil Typefoundry and printed by the Capitol OffsetCompany; the entire prooduction was designed by Jerry Kelly. A wonderful reference for anyone interested in 19th century book cover design. Includes a complete catalogue of Alice C. Morse's design work lavishly illustrated with color photographs, as well as discussion and photographs of some influential work of bot... View more info