Contempo: This American Tempo

Vassos, John; Vassos, Ruth

Published by E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc, 1929
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quarto. Unpaginated. Blue cloth hardcover with black imprinted art deco designed front cover. Title in black on spine. Light edge wear to boards. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Contempo: This American Tempo
Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc
Publication Date: 1929
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very good
Edition: First Edition.

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Vassos, John (illus.); Vassos, Ruth (text)
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Book Description E. P. Dutton. Condition: Fair. . No Dust Jacket New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1929. 4to. Unpaginated. 22 b/w plates. Acceptable condition. Missing dust jacket. Cover shelfworn with rubbing/fading to the spine. Short gifter's inscription on front pastedown. Front hinge stressed. Front endpapers offset. Toned. 19 of 22 plates detached and laid in. Seller Inventory # SA20A-00008

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Vassos, Ruth (Text) and John Vassos (Art)
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Book Description E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc, New York, 1929. Hardcover. Condition: VG-. First Edition. Coffee table sized book in blue cloth spine and boards with silver lettering and ornamentation. Heavy rubbing at the head and tail of the spine and at the tips of the corners. Heavy bumping at the head and tail of the spine. Watermark to the spine has cleaned the lettering away. Very light rubbing along the lower edges of the boards. Previous owner's name and date on the upper corner of the free front endpaper. A handsome juxtaposition of art and language. Unpaginated. No dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 11063

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John Vassos, (Text) Ruth Vassos
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ISBN 10: 1699113114 ISBN 13: 9781699113110
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Book Description E.P. DUTTON & COMPANY, INC., New York, 1929. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 4to. 1st edition. Rubbing to boards, fraying to spine ends and corners. Toning to edges of leaves. Binding loose. VG. Seller Inventory # 1722387

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Vassos, John (illus.); Vassos, Ruth (text)
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Book Description E. P. Dutton, New York, 1929. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. No Jacket. First edition. 1929, First Edition. Hardcover, 4to., blue cloth with design in black. A beautiful Art Deco produciton, profuselly illustrated with John Vassos' b&w designs. Very Good+, no dust jacket. Darkening along the edges of the cloth binding; light rubbing and wear to the corners and spine ends. Clean, bold contents. Seller Inventory # 0081748

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Vassos, John. Text By Ruth Vassos
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Book Description E. P. Dutton & Co, Inc., New York, 1929. Hardcover. Condition: Good. First Edition. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co, Inc., 1929. First edition, 1929. Externally worn, internally very good. A celebration of American Art Deco style, with modernistic black and white plates depicting the spirits of Electricity, Advertising, Skyscrapers, Radio, The Department Store, Commercialism, Air Conquest, Science, Modern Art, more. Blue cloth with black Art Deco lettering and design, 12.25" tall, about a hundred pages. Covers heavily worn at the edges with considerable age-toning and spotting, good hinges, sound text block, slightly age-yellowed but clean pages, no names or other markings. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Folio - 12" - 15" Tall. Seller Inventory # 032948

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Vassos, John; Ruth Vassos (Text)
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Book Description E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., New York, 1929. Hardcover. First edition. Quarto [31 cm] Blue cloth covered boards with decorative dark blue ink stamped titles, and dark blue ink stamped designs on the front cover. Very good. The covers are slightly rubbed and bumped. There are several very small light moisture stains on the front cover. The spine and edges of the covers are darkened. The front pastedown has a former owner's bookplate. The pages are mildly browned. John Vassos played a major role in promoting the Art Deco style in advertising art and book illustration. Seller Inventory # 24289

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Vassos, John. Text By Ruth Vassos
Published by New York, E.P. Dutton 7 Co. (1929)
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Book Description New York, E.P. Dutton 7 Co., 1929. Blue Cloth with Deco. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ. First Edition. A celebration of American Art Deco style, with modernistic black and white plates, depicting the spirits of electricity, advertising, skyscrapers, radio, the department store, commercialism, air conquest, modern art, and more. Blue Cloth with black art deco lettering and design adorn the covers of this tome. Some ink inscription on FFES, and minor bumps else FINE. Clean bright and tights pages, exceptional copy. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Seller Inventory # 009674

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Vassos, Ruth
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Book Description E.P. Dutton & Company, New York, NY, 1929. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Vassos, John (illustrator). 1st Edition. Bound in the original dark blue cloth, stamped in silver & black with Art Deco design. Covers ar clean with little wear. Interior is clean and unmarked. Binding is square and solid. Un-paginated. A celebration of American Art Deco style, with modernistic black and white plates throughout. Vasos exposes the dehumanizing aspects of the era of modern machines. John Vassos (1898 ¿ 1985) was an American artist and industrial designer who helped define the shape for radio, television, and computers as one of the leading designers for RCA in the 20th Century. Seller Inventory # 004644

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Vassos, Ruth
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Book Description E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., New York, 1929. Hardcover. John Vassos (illustrator). First edition. [92pp] Quarto [29 cm] Blue cloth covered boards with decorative black ink stamped titles and designs on the spine and front cover. Very good. The extremities are rubbed. There is a previous owner's name on the front free endpaper, and the pages are age-toned. 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. Seller Inventory # 45513

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Vassos, John; Text by Ruth Vassos
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Book Description E.P. Dutton & Company, New York, 1929. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Limited edition. Signed by both Ruth and John Vassos! Limited edition, this no. 89 of 166 signed copies, 1929, hardcover with metallic gold cloth boards, quarto, unpaginated, illustrated in b&w. Book VG with rubbing and soil to boards, edgewear to spine ends and corners, binding tight, metallic silver endpapers show mild soil, text clean and unmarked but toned throughout. No DJ. Seller Inventory # C000024097

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