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Cigarette pack art

Author: Chris Mullen
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cigarette pack art: The art of smoking -- a fabulous array of graphic splendor. From Luckies to Chesterfields cigarette packs are pop art at it's finest. Exploring the fascinating relationships between cigarette packs and popular culture over the last century, this book covers both the historical development and the dominating and wide-ranging themes of cigarette pack art. With the assistance of a team of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Art
History
Bildband
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Mullen
ISBN: 0312138423 9780312138424
OCLC Number: 5838726
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
Further reading --
The early days of the pack --
The Great War and beyond --
Classic packs 1 --
Sailors and the sea --
People on packs --
Lucky dreams --
The great outdoors --
Advertising the pack --
Classic packs 2 --
Modern pack art --
Pack identification index.
Responsibility: Chris Mullen.

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Cigarette pack art: The art of smoking -- a fabulous array of graphic splendor. From Luckies to Chesterfields cigarette packs are pop art at it's finest. Exploring the fascinating relationships between cigarette packs and popular culture over the last century, this book covers both the historical development and the dominating and wide-ranging themes of cigarette pack art. With the assistance of a team of cigarette pack collectors from the USA and Great Britain, Chris Mullen presents a fascinating and funny history of the most popular, most peculiar, most enduring and most newsworthy brands in the world. -- back cover.

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