Motif. A Journal of the Visual Arts.

(Motif.) McLEAN (Ruari, Editor)

Motif. A Journal of the Visual Arts.

[Complete in 13 Vols.]

Description: each issue richly illustrated with the work of artists discussed, including Joan Hassall, Lynton Lamb, Edward Ardizzone, Edward Bawden, David Jones, Peter Blake, Eduardo Paolozzi, Ceri Richards, Elisabeth Frink, et al., a large number colour-printed, pp. 87; 91; 107; 103; 103; 103; 103; 103; 101; 99; 99; 103; 99, 4to, original illustrated boards (issues 1-9) or wrappers (issues 10-13) with overall illustrations by Charles Mozley, Robert Stewart, John Griffiths, Laurence Scarfe, Richard Guyatt, Hans Unger, Alan Davie, William Scott, Edward Bawden, Peter Blake, Eduardo Paolozzi, Ceri Richards, and Margaret Calvert, in most cases with endpaper designs by the same for the hardback issues, nos 1, 3, 5, and 13 with prospectus and other ephemera laid in (in latter case the slip announcing end of run and lateness of this final issue), first three with glassine dustjackets, a very good set

Publication Details: The Shenval Press, 1958- 1967

Notes: A superb set of this compelling journal, which aims - it announces at the outset - 'to delight both mind and eye'. Its view across the visual arts was broad, but it had notable strengths in illustration-work and typography.

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Price: £550

Subject: Private Press

Published Date: 1967

Stock Number: 64668

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