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Penguins On The March

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Author: Herbert Spencer
Date: 2013
ISBN: 9780955839580
Type: PCS Publication
Pages: 24
Medium: Large Format
Series: Pelican, Main Series, Crime
Focus: Design, History of Penguin

A facsimile reprint of Herbert Spencer’s splendid 1962 survey of Penguin design, first issued in Typographica 5, with 28 colour and black-and-white images of Penguin covers.

It also includes the foldout showing a further 36 covers which illustrate the development of Penguin cover design. In addition this edition includes the correction printed in Typographica 6 pointing out that it was Romek Marber who designed the crime grid for Penguin, not Germano Facetti, along with Marber’s own drawing for that grid.

Richard Hollis has provided the introduction to this special edition

Paperback with dust wrapper, 21.1 x 27.1 cms, illustrated throughout.

Printed by Octoprint
700 copies