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Books and materials relating to the applied arts after WWI; 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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Girard, A.H. & W.D. Laurie, Jr. (eds.), An Exhibition for Modern Living, Detroit, MI, Detroit Institue of Arts, 1949, first, 4to (11" x 8.5"), HB, blue cloth boards w/ black, white & red pastedown on cover, G/ no dj. Ex-library, see below for details.

Some soiling, front & back hinges cracked; library card envelope, barcode, & 2 stamps on front pastedown; stamp & scarring on ffep, spine bumped, corners exposed, edgeworn, pastedown rubbed & scarred around edges, library reference numbers on front bottom left corner in black. Interior fingersoiled in places, first 10 pp. waterstained in bottom right corner, stamped on title page & p11, title page & subsequent leaf perf stamped.

101 pp. profusely illus., photos and drawings in b/w with red accents on some plates. Printed on colored stock & glossy. Editorial assistance from W.A. Bostick, introduction by E.P Richardson, articles by John Kouwenhoven ("The Background of Modern Design"), and Edgar Kaufmann, Jr. (Modern Design in America Now"), illus. by Saul Steinberg. Showcases the design of everday items in housewares, furniture, textiles, "personal adornment" & appliances, as well as complete exhibition rooms, with discussion.    [Book ID # 729]


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