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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Greif, Martin
Depression Modern : The Thirties Style in America
NY: Universe Books, 1977

Second printing. Quarto. 192 pp; hundreds of b/w illustrations; index. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; covers glossy with no wear. The book focuses on the period between Chicago's Century of Progress exposition (1933-34) and the New York World's Fair (1938-40), during which time Depression Modern, not Art Deco, was the predominant style. Some of its practitioners were Raymond Loewy, Donald Deskey, Russel Wright, Norman Bel Geddes, Walter Dorwin Teague, and Gilbert Rohde.
Inventory number #013907