Item #65550 Contempo: This American Tempo. Ruth Vassos.

Contempo: This American Tempo

New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1929. John Vassos. First edition. Hardcover. [92pp] Quarto [29 cm] Blue cloth covered boards with decorative dark blue ink stamped titles and designs on the spine and front cover. The cloth is a bit frayed at the edges, more so at the bottom third of the backstrip. The backstrip is sunned, and the boards are mildly soiled and stained. The bottom edge of the front board is burn marked. The text block is cracked at the center. As is. Good. Item #65550

Illustrated with twenty-three stunning works 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: $40.00

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