Lot 90 of 361:
Signed by Syd Mead  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$840
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Projections in Steel

Author:
Mead, Syd

Place:
No place

Publisher:
U.S. Steel Company

Date:
[1962]

Description:

102 pp. Illustrated in color, including four Mylar see-through overlays that show each layer of a futuristic steel car from the body to the drive train. 26.7x34 cm (10½x13½"), white cloth. First Edition.

Signed by Syd Mead on front free endpaper, dated, 02/23/95. Unlisted in OCLC/WorldCat. A rare promotional book from the U.S. Steel Company, one of five different books Mead produced for them, meant to influence automobile designers and engineers. Mead's designs apply space age ideas to the terrestrial future. It exhibits US Steel's midcentury vision of the future for steel technology as applied to cars and multi-purpose vehicles. Sydney Jay Mead was an American industrial designer and neo-futuristic concept artist, widely known for his designs for science-fiction films such as Blade Runner, Aliens and Tron.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light bumps at spine ends and corners with hints of fraying; slight ripple to overlays; very good or better.


 
Item number:
317445
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