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Out of Time: Designs for the Twentieth-Century Future

Brosterman, Norman

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ISBN 10: 0810929392 / ISBN 13: 9780810929395
Published by Harry N Abrams Inc, New York, 2000
Condition: Very Good+ Soft cover
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This book is clean, tight, square and unmarked. The author has inscribed the title page. It is very lightly rubbed at the edges. It has 96, bright, clear pages illustrated with drawings, most in color, bound in glossy, colorful, pictorial wraps. Bookseller Inventory # 014771

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Title: Out of Time: Designs for the ...

Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc, New York

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Very Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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Flying cities ... Martian colonies ... spaceships ... robots ... monorails ... bubble-topped cars ... atomic explosions ...
These have all appeared in both artistic renderings of the future for pulp magazines and as serious architectural proposals. In the twentieth century, high and low, fact and fiction mixed in ways that are now impossible to separate. Design references for the future were drawn from engineering, science fiction, avant-garde architecture, pulp fiction and mechanic magazines, aerodynamics, and the 1939 New York World's Fair. And many of these ideas have actually come to pass.
Out of Time: Designs for the Twentieth-Century Future is a collection of illustration art from the past century, portraying the indefatigable gee whiz of the imagined future.

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