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Schiff nach
Europa (Markus Kutter, 1957)

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Schiff nach Europa

by Markus Kutter
designed by Karl Gerstner
published by Arthur Niggli verlag, teufen
printer: birkhäuser ag, basel
size: 24 x 16 cm
213 pages
Dustjacket printed in black

Kutter’s story is an experimental novel about a journey from New York to Europe on the liner “Andrea Doria” which actually sank before the book was finished as mentioned in the afterword. the book is primarily known for its experimental design by Karl Gerstner that won a “most beautiful swiss books” award.


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About Sébastien Hayez

Art director, graphic designer & illustrator from Lyon, France. Admin at Co-admin of the Facebook group Archives Graphiques Curator at Writer at The Shelf, issue 2.

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