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English edition, co-published by Vilo Publishing, Paris. Among the contents of this issue, which marks the 25th anniversary of the Barbier-Mueller Museum [1977-2002], is an interview by Claude Levi-Strauss with Monique Barbier-Mueller; a special report on Picasso and Classical Antiquity; and contributions on Vinca Neolithic Art and Art of the Torres Strait. Very good .
The Institute of Actuaries was founded in 1848 and contributed to the study of the theory of life contingencies, enabling an exchange of ideas between its members and bringing about a greater consistency in their methods. Its aims were advanced by the publication of its Journal, originally called The Assurance Magazine, which first appeared in September 1850. The magazine was founded by two well-known actuaries, Charles Jellicoe and Samuel Brown, and was adopted as the organ of the Institute of Actuaries in 1852. Jellicoe continued as its editor until 1867 when he was succeeded by T. B. Sprague. Good .
"The World History of the Jewish People" was conceived as an ambitious and comprehensive 21-volume project, embracing the history of the Jewish people from prehistoric times to the present. It was compiled in Israel by Jewish History Publications (Israel - 1961) Ltd. and each volume was published by Rutgers as it was completed.
This volume describes the ancient Near East as a background for Biblical history. Fine .
The ephemera include such items as Christmas greetings, calendars, tributes and type samples. Among them are a New York City item with a decorative letter "B" surrounded by playful blue vignettes and iconic place names [Bronx Zoo, Broadway, BMT, The Bowery and Brooklyn Botanical Gardens]; an apologetic late Christmas card from Fridolf Johnson and his wife to their friends with the caption "oops! our Christmas card ended up in the Soup" above a reproduction from Merry's Museum depicting a Santa carousing in a bowl marked "Christmas"; an announcement that "now that the hammering and painting is over" at the Architectural League, the Typophile Luncheons will be held there once again--decorated with birds and pointing fingers directed towards a building in blue; a proposed watermark for Herbert Farrier; a 1960 Mermaid Press brochure, "a brief description of its work and its collection of types", including a page of four type samples and a delightful sample of decorative color vignettes; an illustrated October calendar page; a birthday greeting to Eleanor F. Steiner-Prag decorated with "A specially picked Bouquet of TYPE-ogenous Flowers"; a Christmas and New Year greeting from the employees to the tenants of 336 Central Park West; and a playful membership certificate for members of the New York Chappel of Private Presses. Fine .
Published in conjunction with an exhibition of contemporary paintings from the Balearic Islands. The text includes essays on history, language and culture of the islands. Very good .
The book was published to accompany an exhibition and includes a catalog listing and reproduction of each of the items. The text is in Italian. Fine .
A selective checklist for students and teachers. Good .
The photographs in this issue are by Harold Roth, the Douglas Brothers, Guy Aroche, Don Freeman, David Lachappelle, Steven Meisel, Guzman and Bert Stern. An editorial note states that the photographers and writer featured here have spent a signfiicant amount of time in New York, "experiencing the city in all of its guises--dangerous, sexy, comforting, boisterous, depressing, and most important of all, alive". The text is printed in Spanish and English. Very good .
The portfolio consists of cartoons as well as an individual statement about their work by each of the nine artists: Lee Lorenz, J. C. Suares, Gene Basset, Thomas Flannery, Jules Feiffer, Edward Koren, John Fischetti, David Levine and Robert Weber.
In her introduction, Marilyn Coffey explains that the Roman satirist Horace used the term "black salt" to characterize the kind of pungent satirical humor shown in these cartoons.
A very scarce portfolio. Good .
A publication put out by Simpson Paper Company to demonstrate the qualities of their papers. A list of the papers used is in the rear. The theme of the book is humor as a means of communication, specifically in the world of business. The text includes an unattributed introduction and a brief statement by each artist. Very good .
Camera Obscura School of Art, established in 1978, and at the time of this publication, on its tenth anniversary, was the largest educational institution in Israel for the study of photography, video and cinema. The text is printed in Hebrew and English. Fine .
"This project was conceived to showcase some exciting photography, paper and printing". The twenty-page brochure involving photographs by John Casado, lithography by the Stinehour Press and Strathmore papers from the International Paper Company was intended to demonstrate that fine photography could be successfully reproduced on uncoated papers. Very good .