Ismar David

Calligraphic Book Jackets Rediscovered

Misha Beletsky, the art director of Abbeville Press for the past ten years, recently authored “The Book Jackets of Ismar David.” If you never heard his name, you are not alone. I thought I new them all, and he is new to me too. David (1910- 1996) was an accomplished calligrapher, who turned to...