A collection of 202 monthly broadside calendars, designed and illustrated by various American graphic artists. Marchbanks Press.
A collection of 202 monthly broadside calendars, designed and illustrated by various American graphic artists.
A collection of 202 monthly broadside calendars, designed and illustrated by various American graphic artists.

A collection of 202 monthly broadside calendars, designed and illustrated by various American graphic artists.

NY, September 1915-1936, & 1951. 4 x 9 1/4. Each broadside is a single month, headed by an illustration, with a brief "plug" for the press, an apt quotation, or a pithy comment. A single artist was usually responsible for an entire year. There are complete years for 1925 (Dwiggins), 1927 (Ruzicka), 1928, 1929, 1930, 1933. Five years are represented by 11 of the months. Condition is very good to fine. Item #17218

Marchbanks issued these delightful calendars every month from 1915 through 1936--through war, printers' strikes, and depression. It was briefly revived in 1951. Each year was designed by a different American graphic artist, including Sydney Bagshaw, Harry Cimino, René Clarke, T. M. Cleland, F. G. Cooper, W. A. Dwiggins, George Illian, Allen Lewis, Raymond Lufkin, Guida & Lawrence Rosa, Rudolf Ruzicka, H. G. Spanner, Frederic Dorr Steele, and Lucinda Wakefield. A rare collection. Only Yale.

Price: $900.00

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