Very Good in very good jacket. First edition, 1987. Quarto, hardcover in dust jacket, 342 pp., heavily illustrated, clean unmarked text, Very Good copy in Very Good dust jacket, soiling to some pages and to the page-edges, wear to the edges of the covers, soiling and age-toning to the dust jacket, rubbing and wear to the dust jacket including some creasing or tearing at the tips. Dust jacket housed in archival dust jacket protector.
VG (Label remnant and few marks from previous gallery owner; pages are tanning lightly around edges; text and images are clean. ) Silver boards, black & fuscha dust jacket, 342 pp. over 1200 bw repros. An outstanding copy of this, the 1987 reprint of the 1939 first (and only) edition of this important reference. Alphabetical listing of all artists, separated by media, at rear. Foreword by Grover A. Whalen; Preface by A. Conger Goodyear; American Art Today by Holger Cahill; On Contemporary Painting, by Stuart Davis, Jonas Lie and Eugene Speicher; On Contemporary Sculpture, by John Gregory, Paul Manship, William Zorach; On Contemporary Graphic Arts, by John Taylor Arms, Anne Goldthwaite, Hugo Gellert. A mighty reference that is handsome, too.
4to, hardcover. Near fine condition in vg dj. Contents bright & clean, binding tight; dj glossy w/ two 1-inch edge-tears, shallow bend along cover edge. 342 p., illus. Reprinted from the Original 1939 New York World's Fair Catalog.
Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. 342 pages. Hardcover, bound in metallic silver cloth covered boards and wrapped in an illustrated paper dustjacket. Previous owner's name is stamped in black on an early page, with some mild shelfwear to the edges of the dustjacket. Else, the binding is tight and solid, the edges and corners of the boards sharp, and the interior is clean and free of other markings. A faithful reprint of the 1939 New York World's Fair catalogue entitled American Art Today. Texts in English. Illustrations in black and white.
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