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Silk and the silk worker

Silk and the silk worker

Claxton, William J; Heming, Lesley; Mackintosh, Charles Rennie, 1868-1928; Pendray, Alan, 1947-2015; Blackie & Son (Firm : Glasgow)

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

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    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    192687 Special Collection (Ask at Desk) 'Book Arts'/MACK Reference Available
    192661 Special Collection (Ask at Desk) 'Book Arts'/MACK Reference Available


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: Copy 1: Purchased from Alan Pendray in April 2015. Copy 2: Donated by Lesley Heming in 2015
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.