KNIZHNOY ISKUSTVO, ZAMUISEL OFORMLYENIYA. Viktor Vacilyevich Pachomov.

KNIZHNOY ISKUSTVO, ZAMUISEL OFORMLYENIYA.

  • Moscow: Publishing House "Iskustvo" ("Art"), 1961.
  • small 4to.
  • cloth, dust jacket.
  • 422, (2) pages.
  • ISBN: none

Price: $65.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 51930

The design and making of books from an editorial point of view. Discusses the initial concept, format, typeface, text format, rubrication and decoration, the role of illustration in the design, covers and wrappers, bindings, typography, and book layout and mock-up in various stages. The section on book layout and mock-up is rather lengthy, with many examples of mock-ups from actual practice. The author was an art editor. This is "Book one" of a set of two but each volume stands on its own. Dust jacket worn, chipped, with several tears.