Beauty and the Book. Fine Editions and Cultural Distinction in America.

New Haven: Yale Univ Press, (2000),

First Edition. octavo, boards in dust jacket. xii, 323pp. Yale Univ Press, Item #11644

A cultural history of the explosion in demand for fine printing during the 1920s and 1930s. A fascinating text covering the many important designers, typographers, illustrators, and publishers of the period: Elmer Adler, Centaur Press, Bennett Cerf, T. M. Cleland, Covici-Friede, W. A. Dwiggins, Fountain Press, Porter Garnett, Grabhorn Press, Rockwell Kent, William Kittredge, Alfred A. Knopf, Lakeside Press, Oscar Lewis, Limited Editions Club, John Henry Nash, Pynson Printers, Random House, Bruce Rogers, Carl Purington Rollins, William E. Rudge, D. B. Updike, Beatrice Warde, Frederic Warde, Westgate Press, and much more. Illustrated. Very fine.

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