Softcover. N. P., Privately Printed, 1st, 1965, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover in stapled wrappers, 25 pages. 1/750 copies. Minor wear to covers, else a lovely little pamphlet in excellent shape. An address given to the Friends of the Brown University Libraries.
Softcover. Blue Ash, OH, Print, 1st, 2015, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 152 pages. Softcover. Very clean, unmarked copy with only minor edgewear. To celebrate one of the world's most revered graphic design publications' 75th anniversary, Heller curated a collection of 75 Print magazine covers straight from the archives. In Covering Print, he explores the context, aesthetics and individuals that made these iconic covers significant in both the design industry and history at large.
Softcover. London, Korero Press, 1st, 2017, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 576 pages. Softcover. Very clean, unmarked copy with only minor edgewear to wrappers. A celebration of the stunning and stylistically varied headline lettering that existed before the advent of phototypesetting or the computer. Collects more than 4500 examples
Hardcover. San Francisco, Pomegranate, 1st, 2012, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 112 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Very clean, LIKE NEW in publishers shrink-wrap. The distinctive typography and elegant compositions designed by William Joseph "Dard" Hunter (American, 1883-1966) have become icons of the American Arts and Crafts style and have established him as one of America's most influential graphic artists of the twentieth century.
Hardcover. New Haven, CT, Yale University Press, 1st, 2018, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 47 pages. Hardcover with no dust jacket. Very clean, LIKE NEW in publishers shrinkwrap. Ruscha's work comprises five black-and-white Los Angeles landscapes made in 1992 paired with color representations of the same sites as they appeared ten years later and draws attention to how often-overlooked changes in the evolving urban landscape are redolent of economic might and globalization or decline and stagnation.
Hardcover. Cambridge MA, MIT Press, 1st, 1999, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 420 pages, illustrated with mostly b&w plates, 8 color pages. Small remainder stamp on bottom edge. "Tiege was at one and the same time both an agent provocateur and seismograph, at once provoking action and debate and yet simultaneously reacting with the utmost sensitivity to the shifting political spectrum of his time."--from the introduction by Kenneth FramptonKarel Teige (1900-1951), a leading figure of the avant-garde of the 1920s and 1930s, participated in every important argument and controversy of those turbulent years. He edited the most influential avant-garde journals on Czech and international cultural affairs and wrote profoundly original essays and books on the theory and criticism of art and architecture. He also produced paintings, collages, photomontages, film scripts, book covers, and typefaces and participated in theatrical performances.
Softcover. San Francisco , Chronicle Books, 1st, 1992, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 120 pages. Softcover. A very clean, unmarked copy with only minor edgewear. A history of American typography and graphic design throughout the industrial age. 200 color illustrations throughout.
Softcover. Burlington, VT, Lund Humphries , 1st, 2008, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 240 pages. Softcover. A very clean, unmarked copy. Color illustrations throughout. London Transport Posters celebrates a century of outstanding graphic design commissioned by the Underground, London Transport, and its present-day successor, Transport for London. Drawing on newly researched sources in the archives of the London Transport Museum and Transport for London, the book discusses and illustrates the different styles and themes emerging from the posters over the last hundred years. It includes examples of over 250 posters from all periods and will be an invaluable reference book and visual resource for all those with an interest in 20th-century design.
Hardcover. New York, Princeton Architectural Press, 1st, 2011, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 184 pages. Hardcover with no dust jacket. Very clean, unmarked copy still in publisher shrink-wrap. In Menus for Chez Panisse, Curtan presents four decades of menus including dinners for special guests such as Julia Child, Hillary Clinton, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and James Beard with notes about the menus, the artwork, the occasions, and, of course, the food.
Hardcover. New York , Mark Batty Publisher, 1st, 2003, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 374 pages. This beautifully typeset and illustrated book offers a singular collection of 35 in-depth articles on typography and the printing arts, from the earliest type design techniques to the latest in digital typeface and design development. Originally printed in Matrix, the renowned and highly respected journal of the printing arts, the articles cover a number of individual typefaces, techniques of making type using both historical and contemporary means, and arguments for the continuing use of obsolete printing technologies. Here too are detailed examinations of book design, ornamentation, and mathematical and other non-Latin typography.
Hardcover. Berkeley, CA , Gingko Press Inc. , 1st US , 2014, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 180 pages. Featuring over 1000 films. Hardcover with dust jacket. Very clean, like new in publishers shrink-wrap. Uncredited examines how opening sequences in films, classic and contemporary, act as hooks to draw the viewer into the film, showing frame by frame how graphics, type and animation are used to create atmosphere, set tone, and lend impact to movies. Chapters include Casting Titles on to Film, Titles as Logos, Textures, and Concepts, as well as chapters focusing on specific title designers including Maurice Binder who was responsible for Dr. No and the brand image for every 007 film since 1962. Also included is an examination of the technological advancements in filmmaking that have allowed designers to direct credits as an aide, an advertisement, or as a sort of short abstract film within a film. From Hitchcock and Godard to Tarantino, Luc Besson, and Tim Burton, this large format coffee table book finally illuminates this critical role designers play in filmmaking and gives credit to those that often go uncredited. Includes DVD.