The Illustrated and Published Works
of John Vassos

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This site has lain dormant for almost 18 years... Based on recent correspondences and the imminent publication of Danielle Shapiro's John Vassos: Industrial Design for Modern Life, the first biography of Vassos, I've decided it's time to refresh this site with new images that reflect the fact that we have moved beyond a 640 x 480 low-res world. Look for updates over the next few months...




Titles are arranged in chronological order and sub-divided by "Works Illustrated by John Vassos or Written and Illustrated by John and Ruth Vassos" and "Other Published Works". Each title includes a full bibliographic description including all known binding variants. This information is augmented by selected quotes from "publicity-blurbs," reviews and correspondences between the author, publishers, and reviewers from the archival collections.

Principle works by John Vassos

Other Published Works:


Updated May 10, 1997

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