Sydney: John Fairfax and Sons, 1936.
Of interest: Drawings of Grecian and Chinese Architecture by Hardy Wilson, nine full-page sepia plates; Professor Leslie Wilkinson on the functions of architecture; paintings executed abroad by Will Ashton; notes on Australian typography by Benjamin Fryer six page report with seven full-page plates of samples printed in black and red. An excellent source for the study of Australian graphic design and book arts during the 1930s. Colour plates of Australian cabinet timber veneers with one page of explanatory text. Nine pages of plates illustrating modern Australian furniture designs. Photographically illustrated architecture review, structures range in size from small residences to large city buildings.Item #878
Small quarto, original printed wrappers, tipped colour plates, full-page black & white images; covers a little marked otherwise an unusually fine copy.