Penrose Annual. Vol 50. 1956. Author: R.B. Fishenden. Lund Humphries, London. 300pp. Dust jacket is worn around the edges.
Various authors: Stanley Morison, Harold Curwen, Beatrice Warde< John Dreyfuss, Misha Black, Harry carter, and others. Contents incl.: Picture-printing and word-printing. The graphic designs of William Nicholson. The book illustrations of E. McKnight Kauffer. American graphic design (contemporary samples by i.e. Paul Rand, Alvin Lustig, Herbert Bayer, Lester Beall, Will Burtin, W H Allner). Chinese and Japanese printing in England. Colour-photogravure technique. Photo-composition of Chinese characters. 'Electrofax': an electro-photographic system. Very elaborate printing samples, numerous fold out pages, fantastic advertisements.