Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Tales Out of the East

Lafcadio Hearn
Designed by Peter Oldenburg
Story Classics, 1952
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Title Page

The Story of Ming-Y

The Legend of Tchi-Niu

The Tradition of the Tea-Plant


The Tale of the Porcelain-God 

The Nun of the Temple of Amida

The Red Bridal

Of a Dancing Girl

Ornament for Japanese Tales

(Next post August 4: The Cat Book)

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Back to Methuselah

Bernard Shaw
Oxford University Press, 1946
reproduction from the 1948 Book Jackets Designers Guild Exhibition catalogue
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(Next post July 27: Dorothy Lynch)

Friday, July 19, 2013

A Short History of Chinese Philosophy

Fung Yu-lan
Derk Bodde, editor
Macmillan, 1948
reproduction from the 1949 Book Jacket Designers Guild Exhibition catalogue
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(Next post July 23: Back to Methuselah)

Monday, July 15, 2013

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Hermann Zapf

Society of Scribes Newsletter
January 1993
Hermann Zapf
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(Next post July 15: Ehrengard)

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Folk Tales from Vietnam

Glenn W. Monigold
Peter Pauper Press, 1964
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(Next post July 11: Hermann Zapf)

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Mr. Seidman and the Geisha

Elick Moll
Simon and Schuster, 1962
Jacket painting by Frederick Banbery
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(Next post July 7: Folk Tales from Vietnam)