The following text is about the Book titled The Book Cover Art of Thomas Watson Ball, Collected and Described
by Richard Minsk and about the exhibition associated with the book.
"It is a beautifully written and wholly terrific thing. The story of Ball's life and work, both as told in Minsky's words and in his own memoir, is fascinating. It is also a classic tale of a designer struggling to maintain his own aesthetic standards in the cruel world of business."
Ina Saltz?Chair, Art Department
City College of New York?Author, Typography Essentials
The book has 88 DIFFERENT BOOK COVER DESIGNS most of them created between 1897 and 1905 with additional variants: the same design in different colors, ?on differ
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