An Advertiser's Alphabet.

(Reading Room Press.) TESSIMOND (A.S.J.) & Ceri Richards.

An Advertiser's Alphabet.

Description: FIRST EDITION, 112/150 COPIES, 25 colour vignettes by Ceri Richards, printed rectos only, pp. [61], 8vo, original quarter red cloth with labels (likely of a Richards design) to both boards, backstrip lettered in gilt, fine

Publication Details: Quenington, 2014

Notes: A faithful and attractive reproduction of a booklet found in Tessimond's archive, wherein he playfully captures the essence of his craft as an advertising copywriter. All the features of the original, with Richards' beautiful illustrations, are richly represented, including the fact that the 'A' was missing - the text begins therefore, with an Introduction by Richards' son-in-law Mel Gooding, which partly addresses this omission, and a few speculative and amusing attempts to provide the missing piece....more

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Price: £60

Subject: Private Press

Published Date: 2014

Stock Number: 67127

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