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Uppercase No. 1 - Theo Crosby

£150.00 £175.00
CROSBY, Theo. [Editor].
Uppercase. No 1.
First edition. 8vo. [76pp]. B&w illustrations on various paper stocks. Printed card covers. London: Whitefriars Press, 1958.
Spine a little torn at the bottom. A well survived copy.

Important little arts magazine that ran for five issues until 1960. Edited by Theo Crosby who was founding partner of the design firm Pentagram and contributor to the seminal exhibition This is Tomorrow at the Whitechapel Gallery in 1956. This first issue includes notes by Eduardo Paolozzi from a lecture at the ICA in 1958 with forty six pages of his graphic work. Plus David Piper on Elizabethan art and contributions from artists Magda Cordell and John McHale. A scarce publication with a unique approach to documenting the relationship between typography and visual art.

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