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Charles-Albert Reichen, Erik Nitsche. A History of Physics. The New Illustrated Library of Science and Invention, Vol. 8. Hawthorn Books, NY. First Edition, 1963. A remarkable piece of book design by the renowned modernist designer Erik Nitsche. The book is profusely illustrated throughout illuminating the story of physics with historical etchings and 60’s saturated colour plates.

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Charles-Albert Reichen, Erik Nitsche. A History of Physics. The New Illustrated Library of Science and Invention, Vol. 8. Hawthorn Books, NY. First Edition, 1963. A remarkable piece of book design by the renowned modernist designer Erik Nitsche. The book is profusely illustrated throughout illuminating the story of physics with historical etchings and 60’s saturated colour plates.

In 1913, London bon vivant Upton Uxbridge Underwood published his masterpiece of Edwardian esoterica, The Language of the Beard, offering it by subscription to fashionable men of leisure. This prized bit of ephemera has attained a legendary reputation among bibliophiles and beard lovers around the world. Frequent 50 Watts contributor Gilbert Alter-Gilbert has worked with illustrator Mahendra Singh and Skyhorse Publishing to create the “Commemorative Edition” of this curiosity, retitled Poets Ranked By Beard Weight to reflect its central premise—that “the texture, contours, and growth patterns of a man’s beard indicate personality traits, aptitudes, and strengths and weaknesses of character.”
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In 1913, London bon vivant Upton Uxbridge Underwood published his masterpiece of Edwardian esoterica, The Language of the Beard, offering it by subscription to fashionable men of leisure. This prized bit of ephemera has attained a legendary reputation among bibliophiles and beard lovers around the world. Frequent 50 Watts contributor Gilbert Alter-Gilbert has worked with illustrator Mahendra Singh and Skyhorse Publishing to create the “Commemorative Edition” of this curiosity, retitled Poets Ranked By Beard Weight to reflect its central premise—that “the texture, contours, and growth patterns of a man’s beard indicate personality traits, aptitudes, and strengths and weaknesses of character.”

See the post on 50 Watts