F. A. MERCER & W. GAUNTPosters and Publicity 1929. Fine printing and Design. "Commercial Art" Annual.
London, The Studio Limited, 1929.
4to, publisher’s blue cloth printed in gold, typographically illustrated dust jacket in white, red and grey, top edge gilt. 164pp. 12 colour plates (including one tipped-in), two-colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Complete.
First and only edition.
With articles by Tolmer (“Booklets in 1929), Errell (“Photography in Advertising”), Tom Purvis (“A Review of Poster Advertising in 1929”) and C. Harold Vernon (“A Review of Press Advertising in 1929”). Showing the work of Benito, Binder, Cappiello, Cassandre, Colin, Franke, Kassák, Hemjic, Tolmer, Sterne Stevens, Vassas, Vox, Laura Knight, Charles Martin, John Nash and many others. Also showing photographic work by John Heartfield, René Ahrlé, Binder, Anton Bruehl, Will Connell, Cyliax, Errell, W. O. Floing, Albert Fuss, Dudley Glanfield, Carlo Leonetti, Erna Meyer, Nolte, Ralph Steiner and others.
Two tiny holes in the cloth spine, else a brilliant copy in the rare dust jacket.
Ref. Sims & Reed, The Studio: A Bibliography, 291/6