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BOOKS: Brockmann's History of the Poster Reissued

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A Cassandre Classic
New from Phaidon (www.phaidon.com) is the $39.95 paperback facsimile reprint of the late Josef Müller-Brockmann's History of the Poster, first published in 1971. Billed as "a landmark account of the genealogy of the modern poster, written by one of the greatest and most influential poster designers of the 20th century," the book features 144 color illustrations, trilingual text and a new foreword by Shizuko Müller-Brockmann. Seen here: A.M. Cassandre, newspaper poster, Paris, 1925; William H. Bradley, book poster, Chicago, 1890; Julius Klinger, exhibition poster, Berlin, 1914; and Alexander Rodchenko, book poster, Leningrad, 1924.
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