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A Concise History of Posters: 1870-1970

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by John Barnicoat. Abrams, 1972, First American Edition. Alaskan book store stamp on top edges else Very Good in dust jacket, some creasing to front board.

The poster as we know it dates back no further than 1870, for it was then that the perfection of techniques in color lithography first made mass production possible. Yet in little more than a hundred years it has come to be recognized as a vital art form, attracting artists at every level. 

Dust jacket illustration: Front – Ludwig on Zumbusch, Cover for Jugend. Back panel Bradbury Thomas, Flower Child