Typography – Arts – Arts et métiers graphiques.
The founder and director of the journal Charles Peignot wanted to make this journal the most luxury journal of the world and a flagship of the French printing potential: advertising, posters, art books, typography, photography. Eight special issues were published: Photography (no. 16); publicity (no. 42); Victor Hugo (no 25): International Art books (n. 26); Art and graphic techniques (no. 59); The most beautiful manuscripts from the Bibliotheque National (no. 60); Paris 1937 – New York 1939 (no. 62). – Contributors were Jean Carlu, A.M. Cassandre, Brodovitch, Tschichold, Janco, Maximillien Vox for posters, advertisement and typography; Paul Valéry, Léon-PaulFargue, André Suares, Claude Roger-Marx, Paul Léqutaud, Philippe Soupault, Jean CocteauPaul Eluard, Pierre Mac Orlan for the textes; Germain Krull, Soubez, Tabard, Man Ray, Laure Albin Guyot, Brassai for photography. – Complete and in perfect condition, very rare.
Paris, Arts et métiers graphiquees, 1927 – 1939.
Numéro 1 au 68 complete. 31 : 24 cm. With many, partly coloured, partly tipped in, plates and illustrations. Original coloured illustrated wrappers, housed in specialy made slip-cases.