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The art of American book covers, 1875-1930

Author: Richard Minsky; George Braziller, Inc.,; Asia Pacific Offset (Firm),
Publisher: New York : George Braziller, Inc., China : Asia Pacific Offset 2010. ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Summary:
In the 1870s, book cover art in the United States entered a Golden Age that lasted more than fifty years. Some of the work is startling for its prescience and can be associated with art movements that occurred decades after the books were produced.
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Genre/Form: History
Authors' autographs (Provenance)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Minsky; George Braziller, Inc.,; Asia Pacific Offset (Firm),
ISBN: 9780807616024 0807616028
OCLC Number: 464579656
Notes: Some copies of first edition issued as signed copies in a custom slipcase.
Includes chart of artists' monograms, identifying each by name of artist or book designer.

UNCG University Libraries notes:
757571
Description: 134 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Other Titles: American book covers, 1875-1930
Responsibility: by Richard Minsky.
Local System Bib Number:
ocn464579656

Abstract:

At the turn of the twentieth century book design was more than a craft. It was a labour of love at the forefront of art. This title showcases beautifully crafted and influential American book covers,  Read more...
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