Probable first edition (no direct statement). 216 pages. Hardcover; H 25.75 x L 25.5cm. White dust jacket rubbed with light soiling, tiny short tear at spine head. Black cloth with white stamped spine lettering. Color frontispiece, b/w and color illustrations throughout; section of artist biographies; Bibliography; Index. The contributing authors examine "the contradictory range of causes that the poster has served: political, ideological, artistic and commercial . . . [drawing from] such diverse sources as Art Nouveau, Secession, Dada, Constructivism, Bauhaus, Futurism, and De Stijl" (quoted from the dj front flap). Six chapters as follows: "Broadside to Billboard" by Mildred Friedman, "Posters at the Turn of the Century" by Robert Brown, "Function and Abstraction in Poster Design" by Dawn Ades, "The Russian Film Poster: 1920-1930" by Alma Law, "Thoughts on the Poster" by Armin Hofmann, and "Collecting Graphic Art" by Merrill C. Berman. Produced in conjunction with an exhibition first shown at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, May 12-August 12, 1984. Short swath of black marker upon top edge perhaps as a publisher's remainder mark; touch of soiling upon fore-edge but interior pages are clean. A very good+ copy in a very good dust jacket. ISBN 0896594335. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Contributions by Robert Brown, Alma Law, Armin Hofman and Merril C. Berman. Edited byMildred Friedman. Includes bibliography and index. Dust jacket is ever so slightly sunned at the spine.
About the Author: Dawn Ades is the author of a number of books on dada, surrealism, and related topics, including "Dada and Surrealism Reviewed", "Photomontage", and "Salvador Dali". She is Director of the Arts and Humanities Research Board Centre for the Study of Surrealism and its Legacies at the University of Essex.
Title: POSTERS; THE 20TH-CENTURY POSTER, DESIGN OF ...
Publisher: New York: Abbeville Press, Inc., .
Book Description Abbeville Press, Incorporated. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Book has a small amount of wear visible on the binding, cover, pages. Bookseller Inventory # G0896594335I3N10
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Book Description Abbeville Press, Incorporated. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Bookseller Inventory # G0896594335I5N10
Book Description Abbeville Press, 1984. Book Condition: Fair. 1ST. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP12877834
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Book Description Abbeville Press, 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Ex-library copy with usual markings. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001446225
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Book Description Abbeville Press, New York, 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. A near new book and D.J. that has withdrawn rubber stamp on the FREP and Salem library stamp on the title page otherwise fine. Table of contents, biographical sketches of contributors, bibliography, list of lenders, acknowledgments, credits, index. Catalogue of an exhibition at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. With contributions by Mildred Friedman, Robert Brown, Alma Law, Armin Hofmann, and Merrill C. Berman. Bookseller Inventory # 000081