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Título: Nightclub Nights - Art , Legend , and Style ...
Editorial: Rizzoli Publications, New York
Año de publicación: 2001
Encuadernación: Hard Cover
Ilustrador: Photos , Illustrations
Condición del libro: New
2001 First Large Hardcover book ; BRAND NEW from 2001 publisher; Never opened, Never marked. Gift Giving quality. Big beautiful book; colored gilt impressed title on decorated cloth over boards, without jacket, as issued; with decorated endpages. 9-1/4 x 10-1/4 size, 3/4" thick; weighs almost 2 pounds. 128 pages of fascinating text, illustrated throughout with fabulous photographs in color and beautiful B&W of the clubs and memorabilia and vintage programs, menus, and advertising. There are show girls galore , some in costume, ooo la la , some of them depicted nude on the artwork on the programs; classy ladies in beautiful gowns and swellegant men , dancers , cocktails , show rooms , pinup girl, pic of Jimmy Durante dancing with a chorus line, and much more - all from the glorious golden heyday of the American nightclub. The Cotton Club , Billy Rose and his club Casa Manana , The Balinese Room , the Rainbow Room , the Century Grove , Cabaret Kursaal for Red Hot Rumba , Chez Paree , the Copacabana , the Tropicana , the Stork Club , and many more. From the roaring 20s through the 1930s and 40s and 50s , these beautiful show palaces brought in the rich and famous, and the everyday tourists who all wanted to eat and drink and be entertained and to see what went on at night behind the glittering signs. Many of the memorabilia pieces date from the 1930s through the war years and the 1950s; an interior club photo is a mid century modern decorator's dream; spare style, but what lines and color ! Many of the photographs and color illustrations are full page; many are suitable for framing if you should desire. Beautiful on the coffee table, and great gift; Hours of enjoyment for those who remember the heady days of the great nightclubs - and those who only wish they did. " Nightclub Nights - Art , Legend , and Style , 1920 - 1960 " by Susan Waggoner , published by Rizzoli Publications, New York , 2001 large Hard cover book , without jacket, as issued *** Securely packed for Safe delivery worldwide since 1965 *** Size: 9-1/4 x 10-1/4 x 3/4 ". N° de ref. de la librería 91077
Sinopsis: Celebrates the glory and glamour of the most famous nightspots from the roaring twenties through the swinging sixties.
Biografía del autor: Susan Waggoner has created, developed, and written nonfiction and fiction on a wide range of subjects for major book publishers, including Simon & Schuster, Henry Holt, Warner, and Bantam. An ardent enthusiast of popular culture history, recent titles include the lavishly illustrated Vintage Cocktails (32,500 copies sold since its publication in June 1999), which she coauthored with Robert Markel, and The Anniversary Album. A graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop, she has lived in Manhattan since receiving her Masters degree in 1976.
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