Author:Vassos, Ruth & John

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Contempo: This American Tempo

By: Vassos, Ruth & John

Price: $115.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc.: 1929

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2279560

Condition: Near Fine


Early printing, following the limited edition of 166 copies. Boards a bit rubbed, binding tight, pages clean and bright. 1929 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [96 pp.] Tall 8vo. Blue cloth, black titles and decorations. At least three binding variants exist (silver with black titles, navy blue with white titles, and this version). Both a celebration and a critique of American culture in the 1920s, presented as a series of vignettes focusing on various aspects of business and society, each paired an illustration by John Vassos in the Art Deco style. Vassos was an influe... View more info

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Ultimo: An Imaginative Narration of Life under the Earth with Projections

By: Vassos, Ruth & John

Price: $115.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc.: 1930

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2279562

Condition: Near Fine


Early reprint, following the first edition printed in the same year, which had red boards and gilt titles. Lacks jacket. 1930 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [96 pp.] Tall 8vo. Blue cloth, black titles and decorations. A dystopian novel set in a future where civilization has rebuilt underground after environmental catastrophe ushers in a new ice age. Illustrations by John Vassos in the Art Deco style. Vassos was an influential figure in industrial design, and was responsible for a great deal of the products designed for the radio industry, though his most important de... View more info