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Quintessence: The Quality of Having It

Cornfeld, Betty
Edwards, Owen


1st Edition
Soft cover

Square 4to. Laminated pictorial wrappers. Vertical crease to leading edge of upper wrapper. Previous owner’s decorative bookplate affixed to verso of upper wrapper. Design by John C Jay. Copiously illustrated with b/w photographs. Unpaginated [c.100 pages]. *** Tongue-in-cheek but not entirely un-serious, the authors list 65 (or thereabouts) items that have the “it-factor” or “quintessence”. From the Swiss army knife to the design of Heinz tomato soup cans – all are immediately recognisable.

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Book Details

AuthorCornfeld, Betty
Edwards, Owen
PublisherCrown Publications, Inc.
Publisher Year1983
Book ConditionNear Fine
Binding TypeSoft cover
Edition1st Edition