Irving Oaklander

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Irving Oaklander’s Legacy on the Block

Design history is partly built on design books and ephemera. Organizing, categorizing and analyzing these materials are essential to the documentation of our past. For those who have built design libraries with the rarities purchased from Irving Oaklander, who passed away last year, you won’t want to miss the forthcoming Swann Auction, “Art, Press...

Farewell, Irving Oaklander, Bookseller

Anyone who ever bought a rare graphic design book, periodical, or document either had met or corresponded with Irving Oaklander. He was the man behind Irving Oaklander Books, which specialized in printing, design, and typography, both classic and modern. He supplied scholars and practitioners with the incunabulum of our profession for over twenty years. He...