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American Art Deco

DUNCAN, Alastair

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ISBN 10: 0810918501 / ISBN 13: 9780810918504
Published by Abrams, New York, 1986
Condition: fine Hardcover
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With 502 illustrations including 233 color plates. 288 pages. Tall square 4to, tan cloth, d.w. New York: Abrams, (1986). First edition. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 247869

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Title: American Art Deco

Publisher: Abrams, New York

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition: fine

Dust Jacket Condition: fine

Edition: First.

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Explores the tradition of the streamlined design and reveals how it was manifested in the great buildings, furniture, and merchandise of the 1930s

About the Author:

Alastair Duncan was for fourteen years associated with Christie's, New York, latterly as a Consultant. After joining the auction house in 1977, he organized and catalogued a great number of sales devoted to Art Nouveau and Art Deco and nineteenth-century decorative arts. He has acted as guest curator for exhibitions at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., and is now an independent consultant specializing in the decocrative arts of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. He is the author of many books, including Art Deco Furniture, Art Nouveau Furniture, American Art Deco, and Masterworks of Louis Comfort Tiffany.

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