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In the potteries

In the potteries

Claxton, William J; Mackintosh, Charles Rennie, 1868-1928; Miazqa, Peter; Heming, Lesley; Blackie & Son (Firm : Glasgow); Ryerson Press (Firm : Toronto)

Book. English.
Published Glasgow: Blackie and Son, 1913

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Statement of responsibility: by William J. Claxton ; [bookbinding by Charles Rennie Mackintosh]
Physical Description: 80 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 12mo. (18 cm).
Series: Rambles among our industries
Subject: Book covers : illustration : graphic design
Cited: Gibbs, R. J. (1976) 'Mackintosh's book designs', Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society Newsletter, 12, Summer, pp.5-8
Cited: Cinamon, G. (1991) ‘The first book cover designs by Mackintosh’. Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society newsletter, 55, Spring, pp.8-9
Cited: Gibbs, R. J. (2007) ‘Designs for the serial titles of Blackie's and Mudie's by Talwin Morris, Ethel Larcombe and C.R. Mackintosh.’ Journal of the Scottish Society for Art History, 12, pp.22-26
Cited: Euler, L. (2008) The Glasgow style. Atglen: Schiffer
Cited: NSTC, 0144816
Custodial: Donated by Lesley Heming following Mackintosh Library fire of May 2014. Manuscript inscription of Peter Miazqa to front. Stamp of Ryerson Press, Toronto to title page.
Binding: Early twentieth century green oilcloth covers with green printed asymmetrical chequer pattern to front, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh c.1913. Proof specimens of this design were exhibited at the 1933 Mackintosh memorial exhibition and are now held by Glasgow art galleries.