Америка and Ameryka [America Illustrated], c. 1967–1970. Published for distribution in the Soviet Union and Poland by Press and Publications Service, United States Information Agency, Washington, D. C.. 10.5 x 13.75, pp. 56-64 each volume. With Russian and Polish text and English summaries. Five magazines: no. 83, 113, 125, 127, and 141.
No. 83: a Special Issue devoted to the graphic arts in America and coincides with the U.S. Information Agency exhibit touring in the Soviet Union and includes a rare front and back cover design by Saul Bass. Featuring: Alexey Brodovitch, Saul Bass, Lester Beall, Contemporary Graphic Design presented by Herb Lubalin, Henry Wolf, Joseph Low and more.
No. 113: front cover by Saul Bass titled: "New dimensions in design." Featuring: Good Design by Ralph Caplan, The Form of Function, Lester Beall, CCBS with works by Florence Knoll and Lou Dorfsman and more.
No. 124: front cover with the distinctive symbol designed by Lance Wyman while working at the George Nelson office. Industrial Design: U.S.A., a special thirty-six-page report timed to appear during the U.S. exhibit. Featuring: The Role of the Designer in America by Ralph Caplan; Two Designers Examine their Profession by Eliot Noyes and Lester Beall; CBS (Florence Knoll and Lou Dorfsman); the is the same article as in No. 113.
No. 127: front and back cover by Ivan Chermayeff. Dedicated to American literature and publishing.
No. 141: front cover Supergraphics. Dedicated to American architecture. Featuring: Architecture in the 1970s, The Public Battle for Private Monuments, Four Old Houses in Brooklyn, Ada Louise Huxtable, Student Architects, Supergraphics are Good for You, USA at Expo 70 and more.
Very good, uncommon vintage magazines with general wear and handling. Excellent editorial design. Please do not hesitate to ask any questions.