New York, NY: Dutton, 1987. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dustjacket. Very Good / Very Good. Item #027909
x + 214 pages; with useful index of designs, chronology, listing of commissions, select listing of manufacturers, notes, select bibliography and general index. Illustrated in color and black & white; with a special essay by Jeffrey L. Meikle. Donald Deskey (1894 - 1989) American industrial and interior designer "...A proselytizer for modernism, Deskey was instrumental in widening popular acceptance of modern home furnishings and interiors. During the late 1920s he was at the forefront of a small corps of designers who transmitted European models to the United States, and who simultaneously merged graphic and industrial design into the decorative arts." (Jeffrey Cronin in the ANB) "First Edition" and number line 1 stated on copyright page. Approx. 8 7/8" x 11 1/4" size; color illustrated dustjacket over black cloth boards. Bottom edge of boards bumped a little; book and jacket clean and in very good condition.