High Times: A History of Aviation [Concertina fold-out book]: Leporello (Novelty book)

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High Times: A History of Aviation [Concertina fold-out book]: Leporello (Novelty book)


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Respected Berlin illustrators Golden Cosmos celebrate the cultural history of flight in the latest title from Nobrow's popular Leporello series. A concertina book, High Times unfolds to reveal a bold fifty-four-inch panorama that can be read as a book, displayed on a mantelpiece, or framed as a beautiful print.

With their trademark bold use of color and adeptness for shape and form, Golden Cosmos lovingly recall humanity's quest to conquer the skies. Featuring everything from Icarus' mythological attempts to the revolutionary innovations of the Jet Age and beyond, High Times is perfect for lovers of history, technology, and art alike.
Doris Freigofas and Daniel Dolz are GOLDEN COSMOS.

The Berlin based duo has worked for The New York Times, The New Yorker, Nobrow and Büchergilde Gutenberg, amongst others. Their work has been exhibited and awarded internationally.
Product Details ISBN: 9781907704352
ISBN-10: 1907704353
Publisher: Nobrow
Publication Date: September 18th, 2012
Pages: 20
Language: English
Series: Leporello
Selected to be on the Bologna Children's Fair 2013 Shortlist

"A beautifully produced concertina book that folds out into a 139cm panorama detailing the history and mythology of flight, has provided endless inspiration for questions and stories from all three of my children."

"We liked the bold stylish retro look of the fold-out book, which pays homage to the bold patterns and geometry of early Russian constructivism, along with a nod to mid-century French commercial art. Another fantastic edition by the talented Nobrow clan."
—Easy Voyage

"High Times is an exquisitely designed and printed concertina book which folds out to a spectacular 4.5 foot panorama… It is a fantastic education tool as well as a dazzling work of art that can be enjoyed and savored by the entire family."