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The Decorative Thirties

Battersby, Martin

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ISBN 10: 0802703534 / ISBN 13: 9780802703538
Published by Walker, New York, 1971
Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ DJ. Hardcover
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Hint of sun at bottom edge of boards, ownership signature at front pastedown, sporadic underlining/notation in textblock, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows minor shelf/edge wear, else bright and clean. Blue cloth boards, gilt lettering, pictorial endpages. 4to. 208pp. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Bibliography. Index. An examination of the decorative arts movement in France, England and America. An important reference for deco collectors. From the library of noted architect and writer on architecture, J. Sadler. Sadler was prone to marginalia and laying in clippings and ephemera related to a given book’s subject. The presence of marginal notes or marks will be noted above and are absent if not so noted. Overall, a rather handsome copy. Bookseller Inventory # 4939

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Title: The Decorative Thirties

Publisher: Walker, New York

Publication Date: 1971

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good in Very Good+ DJ.

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition.

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Nearly two hundred illustrations exemplify the impact of world depression and political instability on the work of artists, decorators, and craftsmen, particularly in England, France, and the United States

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