Item #17644 Some Examples of the Work of American Designers. J. M. Bowles, ed.
Some Examples of the Work of American Designers.
Some Examples of the Work of American Designers.
Some Examples of the Work of American Designers.
Some Examples of the Work of American Designers.
Some Examples of the Work of American Designers.
Some Examples of the Work of American Designers.

Some Examples of the Work of American Designers.

Philadelphia: Dill & Collins Co., Paper Makers, [Printed by Edward Stern & Co., Inc.,], [1918]. First edition of this salesman’s sample catalogue compiling artwork, paper and ink samples, typography, and designs by artists including Bruce Rogers, Frederic Goudy, Louise Ames Norman, Charles B. Falls, Claire Avery, W.P. Schoonmaker, Edward Penfield, Adolph Triedler, Earl Horter, Robert Wildhack, Thelma Cudlipp, Noémi Peressin, and Ralph Fletcher Seymour. [144] pp., mostly illustrations in color and black-and-white, color plates reproducing advertisements and illustrations from books, typography examples, and seven leaves with mounted paper samples showing different ink colors on different papers. With full-page biographies of the nearly thirty artists and designers whose work is compiled here. Also, with a list of papers featured in the book. Some edgewear. Brown endpapers. Foxing and some offsetting to versos of some leaves. A very good, bright copy. Publisher’s brown boards printed with floral border in black and titled in red and black. Quarto. Item #17644

Joseph Moore Bowles was an editor, publisher, and the director of the Art Center, New York. He was a member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts and the editor of publications including Modern Art, The Collector and Art Critic, and Interior Decoration. He was also the founder of “‘The Stowaways,’ a dining club of artists, printers, writers, and similar vagabonds” with nearly a hundred members by 1922.

“Joseph M. Bowles, Printer at Large.” The American Printer (April 20, 1922), pp. 34-35.

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