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American Art Deco

Duncan, Alastair

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ISBN 10: 0810918501 / ISBN 13: 9780810918504
Published by Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1986
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover in dust jacket. First printing of first edition. Book and dust jacket are in fine, As New condition, crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. Lush photo illustrations throughout including close-up details of Deco designs. 4to. Unpaginated. In protective Mylar. Large and heavy--will require additional postage if shipped outside the U.S. Bookseller Inventory # 83220

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Title: American Art Deco

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, New York

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First edition.

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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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Warwick Books, is an Internet-only bookseller that specializes in hard-to-find books for avid readers and collectors. Many of our books are out of print. Specialties include literature, signed firsts, art and photography, design, illustrated books, cookbooks, field guides, children's books, needlecraft books, and Americana. We recently acquired a large private collection of books on military history. The focus is on World War II as well as aviation history. Warwick Books is a member of IOBA, the Independent Online Booksellers Association.

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