Harry Peccinotti

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Nova 1965-1975
David Hillman, Harry Peccinotti (Eds.)


The now very collectable “Nova 1965-1975” was issued in 1993 by Pavilion, in London, and is a comprehensive celebration of the iconic and pioneering 1960-1970s British style magazine, Nova.

Features the work of Harry Peccinotti, Helmut Newton, Sarah Moon, Diane Arbus, Issey Miyake, Jeanloup Sieff, Hans Feurer, Zandra Rhodes, Bob Richardson, Jonvelle, Alan Aldridge, Terence Donovan, Kansai Yamamoto, Saul Leiter, Caroline Baker, David Hillman, and many more.

A product of the creative cauldron in “Swinging London”, Nova was avant-garde in every aspect: its typography and layout, illustration and photography. It offered a mixture of daring and artistic imagery with unconstrained writing which had never been done before, and marked a period of real innovation in magazine design. This over-sized volume shows every Nova cover, and over 200 photographs and layouts of key features. The accompanying words tell the story of the magazine and the people who made it, how Nova influenced and was influenced by the times, and is complemented by a “time-line” of events, the signposts of the era. But the lavishly reproduced images, such as the groundbreaking “How to Undress in Front of Your Husband” speak largely for themselves. Not only of specialist interest to designers and artists, and nostalgic interest to avid subscribers, this is also a visual document of times of great change, of the political and cultural upheavals which brought us platform soles and flares, Mick Jagger and Ted Heath. David Hillman was art director for “Nova” from 1969 until it closed in 1975. He was also deputy editor during that time. Harry Peccinotti was the magazine’s first art director and regular photographer throughout.

* Condition: Good-Very Good (some light bending/shelf rubbing to covers and small crack across lower spine, otherwise bright, tight very good copy throughout) – All care is taken to provide accurate condition details of used books, photos available on request.

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Issey Miyake
East Meets West

Hands-down one of the greatest Issey Miyake books ever published – the classic “East Meets West” of 1978.

First edition of the iconic first book/folio dedicated to the work of Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake.  Published by Heibonsha Limited Publishers of Tokyo in 1978, the book features beautiful photoshoots by the likes of Guy Bourdin, Richard Avedon, Kishin Shinoyama, Harry Peccinotti and David Bailey throughout, documenting Miyake’s creations of the 1970s.
Broken into three sections (“Man and his Cloth”, “The Form of Cloth” and “Witness of Time”) the book texts include a preface by Diana Vreeland and essays by Mutsuo Takahashi, Arata Isozaki, and Eiko Ishioka.

Texts are in Japanese and English.

* Condition: Very good – (Tight and clean copy, only shows light signs of general light shelf wear/age – All care is taken to provide accurate condition details of used books, photos available on request.

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