PLASTIC AS PLASTIC, by Paul J. Smith - 1969


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Plastic as Plastic

by Paul J. Smith

Very scarce, unique booklet with plastic spine and translucent bubble cover. Explores the wide variety of products that are partially or entirely made of plastic such as apparel, housing, automobiles, appliances, housing and more. . 8" by 6".

Published by: Museum of Contemporary Crafts. New York, NY. 1969.

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition.

  • Interior is filled with B&W and color illustrations with some descriptive text.
  • The cover features translucent hologram plastic while the rear is composed of translucent hard plastic with the upper left corner broken off.
  • The construction of the book is composed of individual parts: the front and rear covers are loose with the text block in two portions, each portion fastened with staples and bound with durable plastic spine clip. Each aspect of the construction is in excellent condition.
  • Copyright page shows signature in ink.
  • Top corner of last page shows heavy creasing with smalls tears.
  • Creasing to small portion of the top edge of page 37. (see photos)
  • Soiling to some areas of interior though the illustrations are largely unaffected.
  • No writing, highlighting, underlining or other intentional marks.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
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AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Subject: Art & Photography
Topic: Modern
Original/Facsimile: Original
Binding: Softcover Wraps
Special Attributes: Limited Edition
Publisher: Museum of Contemporary Crafts
Place of Publication: New York NY
Year Printed: 19690000
Author: Paul J. Smith
Region: North America
Language: English
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
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