New Borders: The Working Life of Elizabeth Friedlander
by [Incline Press] Paucker, Pauline
Oldham, England: Incline Press, 1998. Hardcover. Fine. Hardcover. Number 75 of 325 copies. Signed by the author. This handsome book documents the life and work of Elizabeth Friedlander (1903-1984), a German-born designer, calligrapher, and book artist. She studied typography under the esteemed E.R. Weiss, but was forced to leave Nazi Germany before the war and moved to Italy and then to England. The book is in four sections: biographical notes, a catalogue of work done, monotype borders, and patterns for Curwen Press. There are letter-press printed reproductions throughout of illustrations from a wide variety of sources. There are also original Curwen Press patterned paper samples. Printed in Bembo type on Zerkall papers. Bound by hand using yellow buckram and a green and yellow Curwen patterned paper, with black ribbon bookmark. Housed in a blue-green slipcase with red title label. In fine condition. 92 pages. PRI/051216.
(Inventory #: 29344)
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