Beauty and the Book: 60 years of the most beautiful Swiss books / Les plus beaux livres suisses fêtent leurs 60 ans / 60 Jahre Die schönsten Schweizer Bücher
Beauty and the Book: 60 years of the most beautiful Swiss books / Les plus beaux livres suisses fêtent leurs 60 ans / 60 Jahre Die schönsten Schweizer Bücher
Beauty and the Book: 60 years of the most beautiful Swiss books / Les plus beaux livres suisses fêtent leurs 60 ans / 60 Jahre Die schönsten Schweizer Bücher

Beauty and the Book: 60 years of the most beautiful Swiss books / Les plus beaux livres suisses fêtent leurs 60 ans / 60 Jahre Die schönsten Schweizer Bücher

Zurich: Arthur Niggli, 2004. Large softcover 8vo in cream-colored wrappers with folded flaps printed in black and white affixed to pictorial cover. Pages printed in black and white, red, and some plates in color. With three pages folded inward toward the gutter and printed pencil annotations, as issued. 308 pp. Text in German, French, and English.

A documentation of sixty years of Swiss book design with essays, notes, and bibliographical information on the book, its history, and its possibilities. Book designed by the talented Swiss designer Julia Born.

Trace amounts of sunning to spine extending onto front and back cover, light crease at top left tip of cover, and bumps to corners, else near fine. Item #452

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