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Motif. A Journal of the Visual Arts.

London: The Shenval Press Ltd, 1958-9. 4to. 3 issues. #1-3 (of 12). Original illustrated hardcovers. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Spines and edges a little tanned. The head of the spine of #3 has short splits. Each volume has a subscription form loosely inserted and #1 has a promotional prospectus. Near fine. Item #6208

From the collection of John Commander (1927-2021), designer, lithographer and publisher, who was a contributor to the first two issues. Articles in these three issues include Edward Ardizzone on The Born Illustrator, Laurie Lee on recent sculptures by Elisabeth Frink, tributes to John Minton (died 1957) and Barnett Freedman (1958), The True Illustrator by Lynton Lamb, and An Alphabet by Reynolds Stone.

Price: £90.00

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