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Archive of pressbooks designed by Saul Bass by  Saul (designer); Otto Preminger (director) Bass - 1965 - from Royal Books, Inc. (SKU: 122002)

Archive of pressbooks designed by Saul Bass

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Archive of pressbooks designed by Saul Bass

by Bass, Saul (designer); Otto Preminger (director)

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N.p.: N.p., 1965. A dazzling collection of 10 original pressbooks designed by Saul Bass, documenting the majority of the famed title and ad designer's work with director Otto Preminger in the 1950s, 60s, and 70s. Several of the pressbooks typically defy the existing conventions of pressbook design, utilizing a wild variation of size and dimension, with several of the items literally molded to represent the films they represent: "Advise and Consent" is shaped like a briefcase, "In Harm's Way" is designed as a dossier with a string tie, "The Cardinal" as a parcel, and "Bunny Lake is Missing" as a newspaper. Other key Bass designed titles include "Anatomy of a Murder," "Bonjour Tristesse," and "The Man with the Golden Arm". For most of the pressbooks in this collection, we have never seen another example. A fascinating example of the advertising work done by the premiere title and ad designer of the twentieth century. Various sizes, ranging from Very Good to Near Fine condition. Complete details available on request.

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Seller
Royal Books, Inc. US (US)
Seller Inventory #
122002
Title
Archive of pressbooks designed by Saul Bass
Author
Bass, Saul (designer); Otto Preminger (director)
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Publisher
N.p.
Place of Publication
N.p.
Date published
1965
Keywords
Film Pressbooks | Film Ephemera | Design | Directors
Bookseller catalogs
Film Ephemera; Film Pressbooks; Design; Directors;

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Royal Books, Inc.

If you have questions about a book, feel free to call us anytime at 410-366-7329. Our fax number is 443-524-0942. Mailing address: Royal Books / 32 West 25th Street / Baltimore, MD / 21218. We accept VISA/MC/AMEX/DISCOVER, check or money order, and PayPal (ID is mail@royalbooks.com). SHIPPING RATES: DOMESTIC MAIL (a) for FEDEX Ground or Priority Mail Box, $10 for the first book, $4 for each thereafter. (b) for Priority Flat Rate Envelope (single book orders only, subject to size limitations), $5. (c) for Media Mail, $4 for the first book, $2 for each thereafter. INTERNATIONAL MAIL SURFACE MAIL IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENTS. Two options are available, EXPRESS AIRMAIL (3-6 days) and PRIORITY MAIL (6-10 days). FLAT RATE BOXES AND ENVELOPES are also available. AIR MAIL TO CANADA (a) for International Express Mail shipment to CANADA (3-6 days), $30 for the first book, $5 for each thereafter. (b) for International Express Mail FLAT RATE ENVELOPE shipment (3-6 days, single book orders only, subject to size limitations, not available in all countries), $25. (c) for International Priority Mail shipment to CANADA (6-10 days), $20 for the first book, $5 for each thereafter (d) for International Priority Mail FLAT RATE BOX to CANADA (2-3 books), $25. (e) for International Priority Mail FLAT RATE ENVELOPE to CANADA (single book orders only, subject to size limitations), $12. AIRMAIL TO ALL OTHER COUNTRIES (a) for International Express Mail shipment to ALL OTHER COUNTRIES (3-6 days), $40 for the first book, $10 for each thereafter. (b) for International Express Mail FLAT RATE ENVELOPE shipment to ALL OTHER COUNTRIES (3-6 days, single book orders only, subject to size limitations, not available in all countries), $25. (c) for International Priority Mail shipment to ALL OTHER COUNTRIES (6-10 days), $30 for the first book, $10 for each thereafter. (d) for International Priority Mail FLAT RATE BOX to ALL OTHER COUNTRIES (2-3 books), $40 (e) for International Priority Mail FLAT RATE ENVELOPE shipment (6-10 days, single book orders only, subject to size limitations), $12. Any postage fees incurred above these rates are billed at cost. Fine is our highest grade, all book dustjackets are in new, clear archival covers. All proofs and paperbacks valued at over $50 are in new, clear glassine covers. All books noted as First Editions are also First Printings unless indicated otherwise. All books are guaranteed to be as described, and may be returned at any time for any reason for a full refund, including return postage if book is not as described. Libraries, institutions, and accredited dealers can be sent books with invoice.

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