Sybil Pye, Apocrypha, 1924

Scanned from the book Art Deco 1910-1939.

 

Art Deco blog.

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  • Skip Goforth 7y

    What a superb bookcover...I love that old-fashioned orange.
    A well-bound book is a joy to read!
  • Mariana 7y

    I love the geometric design! This cover's fabulous.
  • Bell 7y

    I would like to know if there are anysymbology behind it?
  • Mariana 7y

    Maybe one of the commenters can help you there! :)
  • Skip Goforth 7y

    I did a little research,and this paticular book cover is considered a masterpiece of Art Deco,but Iknow of no symbology beyond just being a fascinating Art Deco design.
    It looks slightly Islamic to me.
    I do love that muted orange color that was so popular in the 1920's and 30's. You see it in a lot of German posters too.
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