PRE-ORDER The Snail that Climbed the Eiffel Tower & Other Work by John Minton
Artist(s): John Minton
Author(s): Martin Salisbury
Year published: October 2017
Publisher: Mainstone Publishing
Total Pages: 240
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PLEASE NOTE: This title is available to pre-order and will be dispatched after publication in October 2017
To celebrate the centenary of the birth of John Minton (1917–1957), the Mainstone Press are delighted to announce their forthcoming publication: a book which brings together – for the first time – the artist’s extraordinary work as a leading, mid-century commercial illustrator.
Dust jackets, illustrated books, magazines and journals, posters, prints, stamps and wallpaper – the range and quality is breathtaking. As with many Mainstone Press titles, this book is a celebration of all things visual and presents many rare and previously unseen items. Written by leading illustration professor, author and Minton enthusiast Martin Salisbury, this book offers a valuable insight into an artist whose work deserves far greater recognition.
You may be familiar with John Minton the painter but prepare to be dazzled by the artist’s remarkable range of commercial work…