Item description for Bandit Love, A Postcard Book: Romance Book Jackets from the 1920's and 30's by Steven Heller...
Sluts, strumpets, and good girls gone bad - the book jackets of romance novels of the 1920s and 30s often featured heroines in the throes of passion, with a capital P. The titles in this set of all-occasion postcards include A Passionate Rebel, The Woman Who Commanded 500,000,000 Men, Love's Ecstasy ("The story of a country girl who followed love's beckoning call to a great city"), Consequences ("In which heedless, cruel young love pays the piper"), Heart Specialist, Gorgeous, Unmarried Couple, Men Are Such Fools, and others. This book contains twenty postcards, two each of ten book covers, and an introduction by the author.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 4.25" Height: 6" Weight: 0.2 lbs.
Release Date Feb 28, 2004
Publisher Little Bookroom
ISBN 1932411038 ISBN13 9781932411034
Availability 0 units.
More About Steven Heller
Steven Heller is the co-chair of the MFA Designer as Author program and co-founder of the MFA in Design Criticism program at SVA, New York. For 33 years he was an art director at the New York Times. He is editor of AIGA VOICE and contributing editor to Print, Eye, Baseline and I.D. magazines. He is the author of more than 120 books on design and popular culture. He is the recipient of the 1999 AIGA Medal for Lifetime Achievement. Veronique Vienne has worked at a number of US magazines as art director, and is the author of The Art of Doing Nothing and The Art of Imperfection. A frequent contributor to Graphis and Metropolis magazines, she lives in Paris."