In 1968, if we knew a fair amount about Miss Armstrong, our knowledge of the field of designed bindings was in its infancy, and we have learned a good deal in the years that have followed. In the introduction, we try to set her work into the context of her contemporaries in the art; for some years she had very few competitors other than Alice C. Morse and Mrs. Henry Whitman. Will Bradley designed his first pamphlet cover for Harriet Monroe, The Columbian Ode, in 1893, and his first book cover in 1894 for Tom Hall, When Hearts are Trumps. Frank Hazenplug's first cover work dates from late 1894, we believe, but perhaps from early 1895. There were older artists working in the field, George Wharton Edwards and Louis J.
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Publisher - Forgotten Books
Language - English
Author(s) - Charles Gullans
Published Date - August 24 2019
ISBN - 9780260147097
Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.2 cm
Page Count - 164
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