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Modern American design

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Published by Acanthus Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Art deco -- United States,
    • Design -- United States -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby the American Union of Decorative Artists and Craftsmen ; edited by R.L. Leonard & C.A. Glassgold ; introduction for the reprint edition by Mel Byars.
      SeriesAcanthus Press reprint series. The 20th century, landmarks in design ;, v. 2, Acanthus Press reprint series., v. 2.
      ContributionsLeonard, R. L., Glassgold, C. Adolph., American Union of Decorative Artists and Craftsmen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN6512.5.A7 M64 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination176 p. ;
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1751127M
      ISBN 100926494015
      LC Control Number92074043

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