Lot 69
  • 69

[Architecture. Japanese Imprints]

3,500 - 4,500 USD
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  • paper
(Wright, Frank Lloyd).  Behne, Alfred.  Furanku Roido Raito Sakuhinshû 4 [Frank Lloyd, Collected Works 4].  Tokyo: Kôyôsha, 1928

Unbound as issued (10 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.; 260 x 190 mm).  Title-leaf, text booklet, 48 plates (numbered 145–192) of architectural photographs, drawings and plans, captioned in Japanese; occasional marginal spotting, title-leaf browned.  Publisher's portfolio, 2 ribbon ties, gilt-lettered green cloth spine, covers with Wright-like design in gilt, black, red, and cream, printed label affixed to inner back cover; some skillful restoration, but overall condition good.

Catalogue Note

Adolf Behne text, "Der Moderne Zweckbau," is an excerpt from a 1923 essay, which appeared in German in Drei Masken.