Price: $45.00 USD
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Condition: Very Good-
203 pp, 11 3/16" H. B&w and colour photographs. A pictorial look at Expo 67, the World's Fair held in Montreal in 1967. Contents: Introduction / A heaven-storming ambition: Tomorrow's World; The greatest show on earth: How the world saw the fair; An exultation of form and structure: Architecture's giant stride into tomorrow; The fairest of the fair: That great American dome; The future of the city: Reshaping the environment; A new way of seeing: Cine Expo; An argument in concrete: Habitat; Where the medium was the message: The bewitching wonderland of the Czechs; The education of actual experience: The new look of learning; Self portraits: true and false - The image makers; Just fitteen millions extra: Sculpture to live with; Epilogue / A summer spent in the future. Fading to the top and bottom edges of the boards. Dust jacket has moderate edge wear and edge creases, creases on the front flap, a few small edge tears, two small tears and indentations on the rear hinge - archivally taped, 2" tear on the front flap-fold - archivally taped, light rubbing, now protected in a removable mylar sleeve.
Title: THIS WAS EXPO.
Edition: First Edition
Illustrator: John de Visser, Harold Whyte, Peter Varley, photographs.
Location Published: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1968
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good-
Jacket Condition: Good
Inscription: Not Signed
Categories: Science & Technology, Art - General, Architecture/Interior Design, Canada - Architecture, Canada - Quebec, Canada - Photography
Seller ID: 30864
Keywords: architecture, buckminster fuller, cine expo, czech glass, czechoslovakia, expo 67, geodesic dome, habitat, kaleidoscope, man and his world, mid 20th century canada, montreal, moshe safdie, movies, photography, prefabricated buildings, quebec, sculpture., world's fairs