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Titre : Faber and Faber: Eighty Years of Book Cover ...
Éditeur : Faber & Faber, U.S.A.
Date d'édition : 2009
Reliure : Hard Cover
Etat du livre : New
Etat de la jaquette : New
Edition : First Edition, First Printing
This is a new hardcover first edition, first printing copy in a new, mylar protected DJ, yellow spine. MEDIA SHIPPING ONLY, extra for airmail or international shipping. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. N° de réf. du libraire 069603
Synopsis : Joseph Connolly - book collector, antiquarian dealer, and acclaimed novelist - has compiled an impassioned guide and love letter to the designers, artists and authors at the heart of Faber's design story. From its beginnings in the 1920s and 1930s on to the classic years of innovation under Berthold Wolpe after the War, and from the celebrated period of collaboration with Pentagram on to the modern day, here is, as he concludes in his preface, 'a lavish celebration of the art and beauty of these magnificent covers, from just the first eighty years'. Even gazing at these so slim spines, I was taken. And at the foot of each one, the word Faber. The vitality of the design, even on these very narrow spines, compelled me to slide out the books. And the covers! Oh my goodness, the covers ...the colour, strength and typography were not at all brash, but merely dynamic: here, I thought, was splendour. And it was the covers that encouraged me to open the books. And to read. And then to discover.
A propos de l'auteur: Joseph Connolly is the best-selling author of Poor Souls, This Is It, Stuff, Summer Things, Winter Breaks, S.O.S., It Can't Go On, The Works, Love is Strange and Jack the Lad and Bloody Mary. He has also written several works of non-fiction, including admired biographies of Jerome K. Jerome and P. G. Wodehouse.
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Description de la librairie : The Reader's Corner is such fun,it's too bad you have to buy our books on line. We have eight foot tall outside bookshelves across the entire front of the store. There is a money slot in the door for night sales, which go to support National Public Radio. Inside, which can be too crowded at times, are surprisingly good books, only 1% are ever listed on-line. We also sell records, music cd's, comic books, mags, computer software and games. Best of all is the found art decorating every spare spot. The motto on the front door: NO SHOOTING, NO SMOKING, NO MOONING THE MANAGEMENT.