Star Trek: Designing the Final Frontier, How Midcentury Modernism Shaped Our View of the Future, 2021, HC, NF

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Chavkin, Dan, et al. San Rafael, Weldon Owen, 2021.
English, Near Fine, HC, 8vo, 9 3/4" x 10 3/4", 168 pp.
ISBN: 9781681885629

Blue and yellow pictorial paper over board, featuring full-color photograph of Star Trek character, Spock, to front, 1966 "Sculpta / 'Unicorn' Chair" to back, white, black, and blue lettering to front, back, and spine, very light markings to front and back, small bump to top edge, otherwise, superior copy inside and out, with only the most minimal, unobtrusive wear to bindings, text-block and endpapers. [9] 168 pp., replete with black-and-white and full-color images, Foreword by Doug Drexler, text by Dan Chavkin and Brain McGuire, Introduction, nine sections: "On the Bridge," "Season One," "Futuristic Architecture," "Season Two," "Set Decoration, Props, and Fashion," "Season Three," "Brutalism," "Midcentury Advertising," "Catalog of Objects," Index, Credits, and Acknowledgements. From back panel: "Detailed, expert examination of key episodes shows how these highly influential design movements are nigh-inseparable from Star Trek--and how they helped to shape one of the greatest visions of the future."

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