New York: E.P. Dutton, Inc., 1929. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 8 3/8 X 11 1/2 Inches. Near Fine. Item #1501
Publisher blue cloth embossed in black on front cover. Signed and inscribed, "To Edith - Who's friendship and appreciation I value - Ruth Vassos & John Vassos - May 21, 1939". Vassos helped define the modernist art movement via his work as designer for RCA in addition to his illustrated books. Via RCA, John was instrumental in the original designs of the earliest televisions, mid-century microphones, radios, consoles etc... His industrial art is among the widest spread and most important of the 20th century.
Light toning to endpapers. Lacks original DJ. An unusually fresh copy. NOTE: This is the smaller, variant binding from same publisher and same year as first printing.