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The Poster: A Worldwide Survey and History

Weill, Alain

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ISBN 10: 0816187460 / ISBN 13: 9780816187461
Published by Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: G K Hall, 1985
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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NEAR FINE in dust wrapper with bubbling to laminate, retains $35 publication price. Free of remainder or any former owner marking. Presents 661 illustrations /300 color plates / 424pgs. Jacket in archival mylar protector. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-2011261948

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Title: The Poster: A Worldwide Survey and History

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: G K Hall

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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From the book flap: "Poster art is art with a message, and it is without question the most widely disseminated form of art in all corners of the globe. In this first comprehensive survey of posters, Alain Weill, former curator of the Poster Museum in Paris, traces the evolution of poster art in its historical and artistic context to illustrate the distinctive styles of various eras. All epochs, all countries, and all trends in the development of poster art are included, from hand-made placards through the Middle Ages and the invention of print and lithography to the advanced techniues of today." 424 pages, 661 illustrations, 300 color plates.

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Text: English, French (translation)

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