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Neue Grafik / New Graphic Design / Graphisme actuel – First Edition Complete Set

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Editor: Hans Neuburg, Richard P. Lohse, Max Bill, et al.
Publisher: Verlag Otto Walter, Olten, Switzerland.
Publication: 1958–1965, First Edition
Binding: Softcover, perfect-bound
Pages: Variable, 60pp average per issue
Size: 255 x 280
Text: English, French, German
Design: Carlo L Vivarelli

Complete first edition run, inclusive of two original letterpress index/issue cards (first covering issues 1-12, and second covering 13-18), and one belly band as supplied with issue No.2.

Published quarterly in Zürich, Switzerland from 1958-1965, Neue Grafik was arguably the most important journal responsible for disseminating contemporary and historical Swiss functional design ideas and philosophies referred to as the “International Typographic Style”, “Swiss New Typography” or “Objective-Functional Typography”. Edited by like-minded Zurich designers LMNV – Richard Lohse (1902–1988), Josef Müller-Brockmann (1919–1996), Hans Neuburg (1904–1983) and Carlo Vivarelli (1919–1986).

This set was purchased from the Amsterdam based booksellers Nijhof & Lee in 2001.

Condition: Very Good. All titles are used and show shelf ware consistent with age. Light rubbing and tanning/soiling to covers and outer edges. Index cards show light signs of tanning. Issue 2 belly band is faded to the spine and slight creasing to the folds. Please contact me for further information on condition.

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