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Modern Lettering


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Vintage; 1910-1950
Very Good; lightly worn
cloth, paper
10" L x 6.25" W x 0.75" H
black, silver

Why We Love This

Modern Lettering and Layout by Cecil Wade. Pitman Publishing. 1950. First edition thus. Hardcover, no jacket. 155 pages, b illustrations by master lettering designer, well-known for his midcentury London theatrical posters. Influenced at first by Art Deco, Wade also lettered advertisements. This book is very good, with a few light smudges at the end. On last endpaper, owner wrote, "If all else fails, splatter..."
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About MCME

For more than 20 years, MCME’s The Sophisticated Reader partners have collected and sold books on art, design and popular culture in antique stores, vintage markets and at rare book auctions. MCME specializes in sought-after antique and vintage hardcovers, paperbacks and magazines. We also curate private library installations. Experienced as interior designers and writers, we have been widely published in the entertainment and news media, and have appeared on Bravo's "Million Dollar Decorator."