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Het boek van PTT

Item date(s): 1938

Piet Zwart

Pages: 49pp
Size: 250mm

Place publication: Leiden
Publisher: Nederlandsche Rotogravure Mij.
Cat. 193-NMM2A
Exhibition 2017

Additional notes:
Illustrated throughout with photomontage and coloured type. Bound in original illustrated wrappers. Preserved in a new yellow cloth flip-top box.

Bookseller's description: a fine copy of one of the most original examples of twentieth-century book-design. This book achieves its magical appearance through a brilliant use of photomontage and asymmetric typography. Now very scarse. With some minor restoration to the wrappers.

Exhibition notes:
Item 0193 - NMM2A on Booknesses: Artists' books from the Jack Ginsberg Collection.

UJ Art Gallery, University of Johannesburg

25 March to 5 May 2017

Ref: GB/15080

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