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Las Vegas Vintage Graphics

by Jim Heimann, Willy R Wilkerson
 

VEGAS, BABY, VEGASIT'S AMERICA'S NAUGHTIEST TOWN, THE PLACE WHERE VICES ARE MEANT TO BE INDULGED, MONEY FLOWS AND FLUTTERS LIKE RAIN, AND GLITTERY DECADENCE REIGNS LIKE A PROUD QUEEN; IT'S WHERE THE WORLD GOES TO EXPERIENCE AMERICA AND WHERE AMERICA GOES TO EXPERIENCE THE WORLD. IN THE SPACE OF A CENTURY, LAS VEGAS WENT FROM A DUSTY FRONTIER TOWN TO A BOOMING MECCA

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VEGAS, BABY, VEGASIT'S AMERICA'S NAUGHTIEST TOWN, THE PLACE WHERE VICES ARE MEANT TO BE INDULGED, MONEY FLOWS AND FLUTTERS LIKE RAIN, AND GLITTERY DECADENCE REIGNS LIKE A PROUD QUEEN; IT'S WHERE THE WORLD GOES TO EXPERIENCE AMERICA AND WHERE AMERICA GOES TO EXPERIENCE THE WORLD. IN THE SPACE OF A CENTURY, LAS VEGAS WENT FROM A DUSTY FRONTIER TOWN TO A BOOMING MECCA FOR PLEASURE-SEEKERS. THIS BOOK COVERS THE WILD RIDE WITH VINTAGE GRAPHICS, A HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION, AND A LAS VEGAS TIMELINE.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783822826201
Publisher:
Taschen America, LLC
Publication date:
10/15/2003
Series:
Icons Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.52(d)

Meet the Author

Jim Heimann is a graphic designer, illustrator, and educator whose previous books include California Crazy: Roadside Vernacular Architecture, also published by Chronicle Books.

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