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HARLING, Robert Henry, Editor (1910-2008)

ALPHABET AND IMAGE 1-8, SPRING 1946 - DECEMBER 1948

HARLING, Robert Henry, Editor (1910-2008)

ALPHABET AND IMAGE 1-8, SPRING 1946 - DECEMBER 1948 London : published by James Shand at the Shenval Press, 1946 - 1948

Description

A complete set of this influential quarterly journal devoted to typography and graphic art. All in original printed wrappers, nos. 1-4 ringbound; nos. 5-8 with the original dust-jackets. Volume 2 has a light crease across one corner, volume 6 a small area of staining to the jacket, volume 8 has a small chip on the top edge of the jacket. Otherwise this is a bright and really strong set complete with all inserts (order forms, news sheets, etc).

Footnote

Robert Harling was born 1910 in Highbury, north London. He was educated in Brighton and London before attending the Central School of Arts and Crafts, also in London. After early experience working for the Daily Mail he became a freelance designer for, among others, the British Post Office and London Transport. In 1935, together with James Shand, founder of the Shenval Press in Hertford, he published the quarterly magazine Typography. Then after the war, he published Alphabet & Image, again with Shand, via the offices of Art and Technics, in Frith Street, Soho.

Price

£750.00