Paper binding for ‘Bookselling’

Gleeson White


Paper binding

9¾ x 7 inches

This is a rough, earlier version of the front cover for Bookselling, and epitomizes the designer’s careful experimentation with possible forms. The revised design is more formalized, and much simpler, than the draft shown here.

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Photograph and text by Simon Cookeand reproduced with permission of the Houghton Library, Harvard University

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