MORRIS LAPIDUS: ARCHITECT OF THE AMERICAN DREAM
Martina Duttmann and Friederike Schneider [Editors]: MORRIS LAPIDUS: ARCHITECT OF THE AMERICAN DREAM. Basel: Birkhauser Verlag, 1991. First edition. Text in English and German. A very good hard cover book with printed laminated boards and minor shelf wear including a slightly bumped corner. Owner's emboss on the bottom right-hand corner of the title page. Otherwise, interior unmarked and very clean. Out-of-print.
9.5 x 11.75 hard cover book with 248 pages and approx. 300 illustrations, 6 in color. All texts by Morris Lapidus taken from "The Architecture of Joy", E.A. Seeman Publishing Inc., Miami, FL, 1979. Translation by David Bean. Fascinating production with design that's appropriate for Morris Lapidus including die cuts and a translucent page.
"My whole success is I've always been designing for people, first because I wanted to sell them merchandise. Then when I got into hotels, I had to rethink, what am I selling now? You're selling a good time."
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