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The Form Of The Book Book


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A collection of essays, analysis, and examples regarding the theory and production of bound volumes. This small but dense publication includes contributions by Catherine de Smet, James Goggin, Richard Hollis, Sarah Gottlieb, Armand Mevis and Chrissie Charlton.

Topics include: The Matta-Clark Complex; Le Corbusier as book designer; a retrospective of The Most Beautiful Swiss Books; the future of the book; modern typographer Herbert Spencer; and includes some notes for book designers.

Edited and designed by Sara De Bondt and Fraser Muggeridge

Published by Occasional Papers
Third edition, 2015

96 pages, paperback with color and black and white illustrations, 14 × 23 cm

ISBN 978-0-956-26057-4