London: Lund Humphries, 1961. Perfect bound softcover 4to in printed black and white wraps, housed in an dark orange dust jacket printed in black, with two tipped in two gatefolds. 78 pp.
The third issue of the highly influential ‘Typographica New Series’, edited by Spencer, which revolutionized the world of typography, design, and advertising and continues to do so today. The genius of Spencer’s editing is how he acknowledges and brings to light all various forms of typography perspectives, including the commercial, historical, and artistic. This issue featuring articles on the integration of photo and type by Ken Garland, current work by young Swiss designers, an illustrated article by Richard Hamilton, experimental publications of Diter Rot (Dieter Roth), an extensive showing of linear compositions by the American artist Alcopley, and an examination of the experimental photography of the 1920’s by Camilla Gray with examples of work by Man Ray, El Lissitzky, Klutsis, Rodchenko, Prampolini among others.
Trace amounts of rubbing and sunning to covers, light bumps to corners, and some faint spotting along top edge of text block, else near fine. Item #358