Harsh words: an address delivered at a meeting of the American Institute of Graphic Arts in New York City February 5, 1940 on the occasion of the opening of the eighteenth annual exhibition of the Fifty Books of the Year

New York: American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1940. Edition ltd. to 550 copies (this copy unnumbered), 16mo; pp. [4], 43, [1]; original paste paper wrappers. printed paper label on upper cover; fine. Issued as no. 62 in the AIGA Keepsake series, and with 2 printed slips from AIGA regarding this publication laid in. a lively, entertaining and famous lecture by the renowned designer and graphic artist in which he sees "nonsense" as the universal "language" of art, so much so that "it is nearly hopeless to try to make oneself understood in any other." Item #51412

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