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GOSPEL ACCORDING TO SAINT JOHN

Gospel. Daniel Lewis, Illustrator

Published by Washington, DC At Judd & Detweiler under the supervision of John Davis December, 1931, 1931
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Limited Edition of only 475 copies designed and directed by Lester Douglas and SIGNED by illustrator Lewis Daniel. With 21 impressive full page illustrations as the introduction to each chapter and 21 smaller illustrations as headpieces to the first page of text of each chapter, all by Lewis Daniel. 4to, publisher’s original cream linen, upper cover featuring a gilt pictorial oval based on Daniel, the spine lettered in gilt, in the original slipcase of paper covered boards backed in gilt lettered cream linen. A beautiful copy--very fine indeed with just a hint of toning at the very tips of the spine, the slipcase with very little evidence of age or use. LIMITED AND VERY ELEGANT PRINTING OF THE GOSPEL OF ST. JOHN, DESIGNED BY LESTER DOUGLAS AND ILLUSTRATED BY LEWIS DANIEL. As Director of Art and Printing for the Chamber of Commerce of the United States for 25 years, Lester Douglas was responsible for the design of all of the organization's publications, including the magazine, Nation's Business. Douglas was also a leading American book designer and an authority on typography.Prior to beginning his work for Nation's Business in 1928, Lester Douglas was an assistant art editor for American Magazine, partner in a New York advertising agency, and a freelance typographical consultant. Some of the other books designed by Lester Douglas were the Limited Edition Club's versions of The Travels of Marco Polo and An Almanac for Moderns, and his illustrated edition of Ecclesiastes, which was selected as one of "Fifty Books of 1958" by the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Accomplished commercial artist Lewis C. Daniel is probably best known for his illustrated edition of Whitman’s LEAVES OF GRASS. He was a member of the National Academy of Design and the Society of American Engravers. Bookseller Inventory # 27338

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Title: GOSPEL ACCORDING TO SAINT JOHN

Publisher: Washington, DC At Judd & Detweiler under the supervision of John Davis December, 1931

Publication Date: 1931

Binding: Soft cover

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