Buy Used
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Very Good | Details
Sold by -usedbooks123-
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Very Good used copy: Some light wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins. Text is clean and legible. Possible clean ex-library copy with their stickers and or stamps. We ship daily!
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

Graphic Design in America: A Visual Language History Hardcover – November, 1989

See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
"Please retry"
$7.23 $0.01

Holiday Deals in Books
Holiday Deals in Books
Find deals for every reader in the Holiday Deals in Books store, featuring savings of up to 50% on cookbooks, children's books, literature & fiction, and more.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Harry N Abrams; 1st edition (November 1989)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0810910365
  • ISBN-13: 978-0810910362
  • Product Dimensions: 10 x 1.3 x 10 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.8 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,020,195 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

From Library Journal

This catalog is published to coincide with an exhibit organized by the Walker Art Center. Essays and testimonies from prominent designers attempt to review graphic arts "in aesthetic terms and as a barometer of the society they reflect." As in many other exhibit-related books, this effort does not have enough depth for the scholar yet is not sufficiently enticing to the general reader. Coverage is unfocused, and too many essays are ponderous, particularly in contrast to the candid and enlightening views expressed by the designers. Curiously, the book lacks visual appeal (footnotes dwarf stamp-sized illustrations on some pages). Philip B. Meggs's A History of Graphic Design ( LJ 6/15/83) is a better purchase for most libraries.
- Stephen Rees, Bucks Cty. Free Lib., Levittown, Pa.
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc.

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers