Good. No Jacket. First edition. 4to; 428 pp.; illustrated from photographs and drawing. Light wear to spine ends and to extremities. Lacking dust jacket and cut-outs. Excellent survey of modern Italian design and associated radical architectural movements. With articles on the history of modern Italian design by Portoghesi, Benevolo, and Gregotti, and articles on architecture by Celant and Tafuri. Indispensible reference.
Very good in very good jacket. Bound in the publisher's original paper covered boards. Dust jacket is sunned at the spine, chipped at the head and extremities. Front hinge has started but is holding. With 520 illustrations, 124 in color.
4to, hardcover. Vg condition in good dj. Tiny nick at lower spine; Contents bright & clean, binding tight. Translucent dust jacket moderately browned, chiefly at spine, with 1/2-inch chip & tear at upper & lower spine. Jacket lacks one of the five inserts called for inside the front cover: the yellow Massimo Vignelli cup and saucer is missing. 430 p., illus. Exhibition shown at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, from May 26 to Sept. 11, 1972.
Very Good in Very Good DJ. Achievements and Problems of Italian Design. 430 pp, 4to. Hardcover in translucent glassine dj w/ 5 icons. Edgewear to book w/ rubbing, soiling esp. to spine ends & corners. Spine cocked. Foxing to textblock top edge, half-title pg, and faintly to eps. Faint tanning to page edges throughout; scattered slight offsetting opposite illustrations. Light foxing, tanning to dj; spine sunned, w/ sm. chip to spine head; slight edgewear & soiling. Several colorless dampstain marks/ripples to dj + 1 small discolored spot to back panel. All 5 icons inside dj intact; dj overall sturdy, now protected by clear poly cover. Book richly illustrated in color and b&w throughout.
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