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Form and Function

Greenough, Horatio

Published by University of California Press, Berkeley, California, 1944
Condition: Collectible-Very Good Hardcover
From Barry Cassidy Rare Books (Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.)

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Marbled, paper covered boards, minor rubbing. 10 pages. From colophon, "Seventy-five copies of this booklet, designed by Samuel T. Farquhar and A. R. Tommasini, have been printed a t the University of California Press, Berkeley, for distribution at the Nineteenth Annual conference for the Pacific Society of Printing House Craftsmen, at Sacramento, June 24, 1944". Inscription on front endpaper, "To Harry: This copy, one of only 75 copies done for the "love" of doing on the occasion of the 1944 Pacific Society Conference comes to you from your friend Tommy, 8/10/66", Tommy being Amadeo R. Tommasini, a well-known San Francisco Bay area typographer and one of the designers of this book, a collection of quotes by Horatio Greenough about the principle of adaptation of form to function. Horatio Greenough (1805-1852) was an American sculptor, best known for his government commissioned sculptures. . Bookseller Inventory # 015956

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Title: Form and Function

Publisher: University of California Press, Berkeley, California

Publication Date: 1944

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Collectible-Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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