West Virginia Inspirations for Printers 1950–52

1950–52
collection
Description

A spectacular paper-sample book, showing the wide variety of effects that can be applied by printers. Includes work by Richard Avedon (a full-page color photograph,) Boris Artzybasheff, Anton Bruehl, Miguel Covarrubias, Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Andre de Dienes, Tana Hoban, Paul Rand, Ylla, and others as well as artists such as Miro, Klee, Grandma Moses, and others. The contents can be assessed via six indices: the name of the paper stock; artists and photographers; illustrations; subject headings; engraving processes; and type faces. Design and typography by Bradbury Thompson with some sections designed by Ben Collins. Unpaginated [ca. 250 pages]; multiple printing techniques from four-color to b&w and spot color to specialty inks; 9.25 x 12.25 inches.