Paper binding for ‘Bookselling’

Gleeson White


Paper binding

9¾ x 7 inches

This jaunty design typifies the artist’s promotion of his subject matter by projecting it in a bright and dynamic composition. The combination of orange and yellow intensifies the effect. The example shown here is a proof from Gleeson White’s working papers.

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

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