Contempo: This American Tempo. John Vassos, Ruth Vassos, Text.

Contempo: This American Tempo

New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1929. John Vassos. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto [31 cm] Blue cloth covered boards with decorative silver stamped titles, and silver stamped designs on the front cover. The spine ends are lightly rubbed, the underlying boards are peeking through at the foredge corners, and the text block is just beginning to crack near the beginning. Very good. Item #55297

Illustrated by John Vassos, an artist who played a major role in promoting the Art Deco style in advertising art and book illustration. In Contempo: This American Tempo, Vassos portrays the dehumanizing effects of the machine age.

Price: $175.00

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