PROJECTIVE ORNAMENT: Bragdon, Cluade [Claude Fayette, 1866-1946]


Bragdon, Cluade [Claude Fayette, 1866-1946]

Published by The Manas Press, Rochester, NY, 1915
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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8vo. (22 cm.) [14]1-79p. Full color frontipiece plus very many nd many full-page black and white drawings by the author. Decorative endpapers. Purple cloth with orang-gold letters on the front cover and the spine and with a vignette in orange-gold on the front cover of a geometical circle/star shape and decorations on the spine. Very minor wear to etremities, spine color very slightly rubbed, cloth clean, cover vignette bright, color frontispiece stunningly bright, else near fine to fine with no internal marking. Dust jacket has a large chip missing from the front panel, is slightly soiled and has some small chips missing around the edges. Claude Fayette Bragdon [1866-1946] was one of the leading architects of his time. In this book, Bragdon has "attempted to develop fresh and original motifs for ornament from mathematical sources. He has discovered a new ornamental mode in the figures of four dimensional geometry, in the projection of the Platonic solids upon a plane, and in the 'magic' lines derived from magic squares." [from the dust jacket]. Bookseller Inventory # 006954

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Publisher: The Manas Press, Rochester, NY

Publication Date: 1915

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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