Mclean, (John David) Ruari
MCLEAN, (John David) Ruari
MCLEAN, (John David) Ruari. Also writes as David Hardie. Scottish, b. 1917. Genres: Design, History, Biography, Translations. Career: Typographer; Ed Motif, 1-13 periodical, Shenval Press, London, 1957-68; former art ed, The Connoisseur, London; Hon Typographic Adviser, H M Stationery Office, London, 1966-80; Queen's Trustee, Natl Library of Scotland, 1981-; American Printing Historical Assn, Laureate Award, 1993. Publications: George Cruikshank, 1948; Modern Book Design, 1951; 1958; (trans. as David Hardie) Late Spring, by Joe Lederer, 1958; The Wood Engravings of Joan Hassall, 1960; Victorian Book Design, and Colour Printing, 1963, 1972; (ed.) The Reminiscences of Edmund Evans, 1967; (trans.) Asymmetric Typography, by Jan Tschichold, 1967; Magazine Design, 1969; Victorian Publishers' Bookbindings in Cloth and Leather, 1974; Jan Tschichold, Typographer, 1975; Joseph Cundall, A Victorian Publisher, 1976; (ed.) A Book of Cuts, by Edward Bawden, 1979; The Thames and Hudson Manual of Typography, 1980; Victorian Publishers' Bookbindings in Paper, 1982; Benjamin Fawcett: Engraver and Colour Printer, 1988; (ed) Edward Bawden: War Artist, 1989; Nicolas Bentley Drew the Pictures, 1990; (ed) The Last Cream Bun, Drawings by Roger Pettiward, 1984; (trans.) The New Typography, by Jan Tschichold, 1995; Typographers on Type, 1995. Address: Pier Cottage, Carsaig, Isle of Mull, Argyll PA70 6HD, Scotland.