Raymond Loewy's autobiography "Never Leave Well Enough Alone"
Raymond Loewy's autobiography "Never Leave Well Enough Alone"
Raymond Loewy's autobiography "Never Leave Well Enough Alone"

Raymond Loewy's autobiography "Never Leave Well Enough Alone"

  • Original first edition of Raymond Loewy's autobiography "Never Leave Well Enough Alone" published by Simon & Schuster, New York, in 1951
  • The personal record of an industrial designer from lipsticks to locomotives
  • Raymond Loewy (November 5, 1893 - July 14, 1986) was one of the best known industrial designers of the 20th century. Born in France, he spent most of his professional career in the United States, where he influenced countless aspects of American life. This is his autobiography
  • The details in this book are amazing … This book serves well to teach how the designs of everyday objects can have an effect on their usefulness, attrativeness, and even potential sales for businesses
  • New York: Simon and Schuster, 1951.
  • First edition. Illustrated. 277 pp. Square 8vo.
  • Half black boards, with lamination over it, rest white boards. A fine copy with only minor bubbling at joints
  • Bookplate of Paul Irwin Hollister. Item #51768
  • Generally, the book is in a good and nice condition. Two sides of the book are a bit darker (newspaper page that has been left inside the book), while the other pages are in a very good condition. The jacket is just partly preserved (front) and the hardcover of the book has some signs of the time, but just the varnish and some letters that lost it's white color. The books itself is still in its original, stable shape, no pages are falling out etc.
  •  Original dedication from Raymond Loewy by ink at the second page
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1951.

First edition. Illustrated. xii, 277 pp. Square 8vo. Half black boards, with lamination over it, rest white boards. A fine copy with only minor bubbling at joints, in whole repaired unclipped dust jacket. Bookplate of Paul Irwin Hollister. Item #51768

Raymond Loewy (November 5, 1893 - July 14, 1986) was one of the best known industrial designers of the 20th century. Born in France, he spent most of his professional career in the United States, where he influenced countless aspects of American life. This is his autobiography. - See more at: http://www.jamescumminsbookseller.com/pages/books/51768/raymond-loewy/never-leave-well-enough-alone#sthash.06AUZCPX.dpuf
  1. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1951.
  2. First edition. Illustrated. xii, 277 pp. Square 8vo. Half black boards, with lamination over it, rest white boards. A fine copy with only minor bubbling at joints, in whole repaired unclipped dust jacket. Bookplate of Paul Irwin Hollister. Item #51768
  3. Raymond Loewy (November 5, 1893 - July 14, 1986) was one of the best known industrial designers of the 20th century. Born in France, he spent most of his professional career in the United States, where he influenced countless aspects of American life. This is his autobiography. - See more at: http://www.jamescumminsbookseller.com/pages/books/51768/raymond-loewy/never-leave-well-enough-alone#sthash.06AUZCPX.dpuf


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