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London: The Studio Ltd., 1934. Hardcover. First Edition. 120 pp. 4to. Blue cloth boards with red embossed titling to cover and spine. Light wear to edges of boards, now in custom-fitted mylar dust jacket. Clean and crisp within. A review copy with review slip tipped onto first free endpaper.
A nice early survey of of Morris's work. Very Good.
New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1977. Wraps. First Edition. 88 pp. 4to. Silver reflective covers with the image of a tubular steel chair on front and rear. Scuffing to the covers from shelf war, some loss of the reflective cover material along spine front and rear hinge. Clean and tight within. Gift inscription to a previous owner on the first free endpaper.
Catalog that accompanied the exhibition of the same name at The Museum of Modern Art. Heavily illustrated and detailed investigation of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's (1886-1969) iconic work as a furniture designer that supplemented his buildings that ushered in the International Style. Very Good.
Eugene, OR: Privately Published, n.d. Spiral Bound. 277 pp. 4to. Black plastic spiral bound volume with heavier paper cover. Numbers that appear to be phone numbers written lightly at head of front cover, very small tear at foot of cover. Slight age toning to pages, inscribed by the author in black ink on title page. Clean within. Very Good.
Eugene, OR: School of Architecture and Allied Arts, University of Oregon, 1974. Spiral Bound. First Edition. Unpag. 4to. Black plastice spiral bound volume with heavier paper cover. Slight age toning to pages, previous owner's name in green ink at the upper right corner of the title page. Some penciled underlining within.
A series of lectures and essays by William “Bill” Kleinsasser (1929-2010), the longtime University of Oregon professor of architecture. Very Good.
Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1969. Hardcover. First Edition. Second Printing. xviii, 24 color plates, 653 pp. Folio. White cloth covers with black titling to spine and cover board. Clean and very crisp within. Black paper slipcase in Very Good condition with distinct Bauhaus titling that is the color reverse of the book's cover boards.
Important work on the history and influence of the Bahaus on modern art, architecture, textiles, and design. Fine.