[Josef Frank]. Gotthard Johansson.
Nationalmuseum. Stockholm. 1952. First edition. Book plate from Svenskt Tenn pasted to verso of front board, signed and dated by Josef Frank. Hardback, octavo; boards covered with a Josef Frank designed wallpaper - 'Eldblomman' in a green colourway, gilt title label to front board. [c.60 pages.] Black & white photographic plates. Swedish 225 x 150mm. 0.25kg. . Very good; light wear to spine ends and forecorners, some light rubbing to board edges and spine; internally fresh.
A catalogue for an exhibition of Josef Frank's designs, celebrating twenty years of his work with Svenskt Tenn. The exhibition was held in 1952, Frank having joined Estrid Ericson's firm in 1932. The catalogue includes an introductory essay and then numerous photographs of Frank's furniture, textiles and interior designs. The book is covered in an original Frank wallpaper and is signed and dated by the designer on 21st March 1952, the opening day of the exhibition.