Tone, texture, light and shade: A Barnett Freedman Picture Album
Wakefield The Fleece Press 2011
141pp, Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white. One of 90 copies. Filled with wonderful ephemeral items, photographs of his posters on hoardings and on display in Lyons Corner Houses, paintings in public ownership, student work from the early 1920s. Decorated paper covered boards which employ a repeat pattern taken from a short strip of decoration originally produced as an intended border for a 1937 Imperial Airways Poster. Red cloth spine, open weave oatmeal coloured slip case as issued. A Special copy with loosely inserted reproduction Christmas Card in pocket against the rear paste down. Rogerson's first book on Barnett Freedman for the Fleece Press and the first since Barnett Freedman's death in early 1958. It covered his graphic work, and sold out on publication. Part of an edition of 250 copies of which there were 90 of these special ones. Fine.