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Books and materials relating to the applied arts prior to 1918; their use in architecture & interior design; the design of handworked and manufactured objects including: ceramics, metalwork, wood, jewelry, textiles, glass, furniture, graphics, clocks & watches, toys, leather, etc.

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Hughes, Graham, Modern Silver Throughout the World 1880-1967, New York, Crown Publishers, 1967, first edition, 4to (10.75" x 9"), HB, black cloth bds w/ silver gilt spine titles; turquoise, b&w photographic dj w/ b&w titles, photographic endpapers, VG- / VG. Ex-library, scarring to rfep from envelope removal, rfep yellowed from tape, stamp to title pg, extremities bumped, edgeworn, bds lightly soiled. DJ rubbed, edgeworn esp at extremities, chipping to spine extremities.

256 pp. 480 illus, 12 in color. From the blurb: "...the evolution of modern design from nineteenth century copies through art nouveau and the conscious pursuit of novelty, through the reaction to the cold functionalism of the 1930s, to the present flowering of imagination."

Contents:

• Introduction;
• Geography;
• Training and Technique;
• Genesis and Exodus;
• Stainless Steel;
• Pioneers;
• Patrons and Design;
• Biographies;
• Acknowledgments;
• Bibliography;
• Index.

Designers, manufacturers, and artists whose works are included:

David-Andersen, Just Anderson, Friedrich Becker, Brian Asquith, Ainar Axelsson, W. A. S. Benson, Peter Behrens, L’Orfevrerie Christofle, J. E. Caldwell & Co., Mario Buccellati, James Dixon & Sons, Karl Dittert, Margret Craver, Carl. M. Cohr, Sigurd Alf Eriksen, Firmin & Sons, Elkington, Christopher Dresser, Arthur Gaskin, Eric Gill, Gustav Gaudernack, Georges Fouquet, Bertel Gardberg, Garrard & Company, Hans Hansen, Handy & Harman, Hamilton & Inches, Gorham, William Hutton & Sons, Josef Hoffmann, Wiener Werkstatte, Saara Hopea, Jul Hugler, Grete Prytz Korsmo, Henning Koppel, Georg Jensen, Hermann Junger, Samuel Kirk & Sons, Anni and Bent Knudsen, Liberty & Company, Anton Michelsen, David Mellor, Gilbert Marks, Eric Magnussen, Linz, Oneida Ltd., Josef Maria Olbrich, Olle Ohlsson, Harald Nielsen, Keith Murray, Inger Moller, Jean Puiforcat, Omar Ramsden, Mario Pinton, John Pinches Ltd., Saglier Freres, Joseph Rogers & Sons, Reinhold Reiling, Reed & Barton, Torun Bulow Hube, David Thomas, Harold Stabler, Shreve, Otto Wagner, Viners of Sheffield, Jacob Tostrop, Bjorn Weckstrom, Philippe Wolfers, Tapio Wirkkala, H. J. Wilm, Herbert Zeitner, WMF among others.

An essential reference for the historian, collector, dealer, artist, or designer.    [Book ID # 1129]


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