A TRIBUTE TO WILLIAM ADDISON DWIGGINS 1880-1956. On the Hundredth Anniversary of His Birth.
A TRIBUTE TO WILLIAM ADDISON DWIGGINS 1880-1956. On the Hundredth Anniversary of His Birth.

A TRIBUTE TO WILLIAM ADDISON DWIGGINS 1880-1956. On the Hundredth Anniversary of His Birth.

New York: Privately Printed for Hermann Puterschein at the Inkwell Press, 1980.

Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. Item #52073

Octavo. 153pp. Profusely Illustrated. Contributors incl. Dorothy Abbe, Warren Chappell, Mary A Ahern and Vincent Torre. Nicely designed book, limited to 500 copies. Issued without dust jacket.

"Dwiggins is probably most noted for coining the term 'Graphic Designer' in 1922 which he used in reference to himself. His work encompassed book design, lettering, typography and calligraphy... Dwiggins was one of the most influential book designers of the 1920s and 30s, and his work re-kindled public interest in book design..."-design is history.

Price: $35.00