Brooklyn, NY: George McKibben & Son, 1949. Hardcover. First Edition. 30 pp. 8vo. Striking red graphic design on yellow cloth boards with black titling. Minor bumping to corners, clean within. Small, tasteful bookplate of "Jackson Burke" on front pastedown. No dust jacket as issued. [Purcell 18]. Very Good.
No. 3 McKibben Monograph Series. Armitage's treatise takes book designers and publishers to task for not keeping up with the times and designing books with a new combination of paper, type, and construction that reflects the time in which they are designing. Except for him, of course.