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Hutchings, Elizabeth
52pp.
Hunnyhill Publications, 1994, Staple Bound, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Signed First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0950473693
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Inventory #29376
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.20 approx. - € 6.36 approx.)
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Adams, Henry
This survey of the work of Viktor Schreckengost - an artistic inventor, an American DaVinci - marks the centenary of his birth. A key figure in the first era of modern design and one of its last living leaders, Schreckengost's paintings, sculpture, pottery, and industrial designs, are now being exhibited at more than 100 museums around the United States. Throughout his long working career, Schreckengost strove to apply a creative philosophy that linked artistically dramatic form with an object's function. The result was design that was nearly always remarkable and very often revolutionary. He created the first cab-over-engine truck, the first modern mass-produced dinnerware, and the first economical pedal-cars for children.He designed stage sets and costumers, flashlights, printing presses, riding lawn mowers, electric fans, and bicycles. At the same time, his work in the fine arts flourished. He won awards for paintings and ceramic sculpture, placed pieces in museums, and won commissions for new sculptures. Somehow he also found time to establish the Industrial Design Department at the Cleveland Institute of Art, the first program of its kind in the U.S., where he helped teach a new generation of designers. This study of the life and work of Viktor Schreckengost includes more than 250 images of his art and design with an extensive text by historian Henry Adams. From the ceramic Jazz Bowl to the high speed, sixteen colour printing press designed for R.R. Donnelly, Schreckengost demonstrated style and innovation that have influenced the shapes of things Americans have used for more than two generations. 213pp.
Tide Mark Press, 2006, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781594902208
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Inventory #19837
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.00 approx. - € 15.90 approx.)
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De Saint Jorre, John
Slight bump to bottom of spine and d/j. This book tells the story of the Olympia Press and of Maurice Girodias, "Pornographer with heart", "Lenin of the Sexual Revolution" and publisher of books of exceptional quality which no-one else dared to handle. Titles such as: Henry Miller's "Tropic of Cancer" and "Tropic of Capricorn"; Vladimir Nabokov's "Lolita"; William Burrough's "THe Naked Lunch"; J.P. Donleavy"s "The Ginger Man"; and Terry Southern's "Candy". The text also includes an interview with the pseudonymous author of the clandestine bestseller, "The Story of Q". The fact that almost all of these publications led to flamboyant disputes, public rows, legal actions and literary feuds of unparalleled ferocity, only testifies to the fascination of Girodias's escapades. This account reveals an extraordinary egoist and a world on the point of change towards the sexual liberation of the 60s.332pp.
Hutchinson, 1994, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0091778743
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Inventory #20932
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.00 approx. - € 7.95 approx.)
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Wallach, Mara
Make mosaics on any surface - mirrors, tables, chairs, picture frames, bowls, switch plate covers, wooden shoes, and more. This title features: hundreds of photographs that show project variations and possibilities; practical information about cutting techniques, choosing an adhesive, and grouting; advice on using colour and designing your project to achieve the effect you want; and, using your own unique found objects for one-of-a-kind gifts and home decor. 109pp.
Stackpole Books, 2010, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall.
ISBN: 9780811706155
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Inventory #27447
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 11.40 approx. - € 10.07 approx.)
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Introduction By Shepherd, Murray C.
Slight crease on front cover. 60pp.Small neat previous owner's bookplate on inside cover.
University of Waterloo, 1982, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0920834183
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Inventory #20669
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.00 approx. - € 7.95 approx.)
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