William Fine, Harry Ford and George Nelson [Jurors]: 1964 PAPERBACKS U.S.A. [AN EXHIBITION OF COVERS AND 30 COMPLETE BOOKS]. New York: American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1965. First edition. Quarto. Thick photo illustrated wrappers. Unpaginated 131 black and white papaerback covers. Wrappers lightly worn with a scratch on the front panel and a diagonal crease on teh back panel. Interior unmarked and very clean. Out-of-print. A very good or better copy.
6 x 9 perfect-bound softcover book with 131 black and white papaerback cover reproductions with full design and production credits. A very useful reference volume, well-designed and produced as to be expected by the AIGA. An exhibition catalogue with details and black and white papaerback illustrations of 131 paperback book covers.
Cover designers include Marshall Arisman, Paul Bacon, Leonard Baskin, Aaron Burns, Chermayeff And Geismar, Seymour Chwast, Paul Davis, Rudolph de Harak, Quentin Fiore, Robert Frank, George Giusti, Milton Glaser, Philippe Halsman, Joseph Low, Elaine Lustig, Paul Rand, Ellen Raskin, Tomi Ungerer, Henry Wolf, and many others.
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