Alan Isaac Rare Books

New Directions in Bookbinding


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Author: SMITH, Philip

Published by: Studio Vista (London, 1974)

8vo.half-title, title, 208p. Illust. over 100 pplates and in-text line drawings by the author. Blue end-leaves.  Bound in brown buckram, dec. and letterd in silver. Col. printed d/w, not clipped.

The design binder’s first major book.  Sets out the author’s thoughts on creativity  as applied to book arts.  Minor spotting to upper and fore-edges.  A near fine copy.

Cat. ref. 131