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The Liberated Page (Herbert Spencer)

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Editor: Herbert Spencer
Publisher: Lund Humphries
Publication: 1987, First Edition
Binding: Hardcover, section sewn
Pages: 226
Size: 220 x 280
Text: English

The Liberated Page: An anthology of major typographic experiments of this century as recorded in ‘Typographica’ magazine.

Typographica was the leading periodical on modern typography from 1949 to 1967. 'The Liberated Page' features 17 of the best articles from the 'New Series', published 1960-67. Foreword by Aaron Burns. 

Contents:

  • Foreword by Aaron Burns
  • Massin by Germano Facetti
  • Josua Reichert: typography as visual poetry by Jasia Reichardt
  • The Books of Diter Rot by Richard Hamilton
  • BCG The work of Brownjohn, Chermayeff and Geismar
  • Idéogrammes lyriques by Stefan Themerson
  • Paul Van Ostaijen by Edward Wright
  • Lyric Poetry-instructions for use by Paul Vincent
  • Avant-garde graphics in Poland between the two world wars by Anatol Stern
  • Henryk Berlewi and Mechano-faktura by Eckhard Neumann
  • Piet Zwart by Herbert Spencer
  • Richard Hamilton's version of 'The Green Box' by Edward Wright
  • From Painting to Photography: Experiments of the 1920's by Camilla Gray
  • Paul Schuitema by Benno Wissing
  • John Heartfield by Eckhard Neumann
  • Alexander Rodchenko: a Constructivist designer by Camilla Gray
  • Herbert Bayer's photographic experiments by Eckhard Neumann
  • Kurt Schwitters on a time-chart by Stefan Themerson
  • Index

Condition: Very Good. All titles are used and show shelf ware consistent with age. Light rubbing to cover. Sun fading to dust jacket spine. Please contact me for further information on condition.

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