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Le Cahiers d'Estienne 1939.

Unpaginated 1939 yearbook from L'École Municipale Estienne in Paris, the school of the graphic arts and printing industries, the whole work assembled by students at the school and showcasing a variety of works printed on different paper stocks and in varying graphic formats, together with some separately paginated prose sections. Illustrated profusely throughout. Some scattered minor foxing and staining. Large 4to. Original wrpps. Paris (LÉcole Municipale Estienne) 1939. Limited edition of 250 copies.

The annual yearbook produced by the students at L'École Municipale Estienne was a collaborative effort and showcased works in the fields of engraving, typesetting, design, lithography, photography, photogravure, and others. This was the fifth St. Etienne yearbook produced, and includes an illustrated essay "Avec Les Honneurs de la Guerre. Souvenirs du Fort de Vaux" by P.A. Roy, a proposition for an exhibition on the history of writing, and an illustrated essay about playing cards titles "Jeux de Societe". Scarce; as of October 2020, OCLC does not show any holdings of the 1939 yearbook in North American institutions, and only one worldwide.

Book ID: 51027

Price: $250.00