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Bericht über die Internationale Baufach-Ausstellung mit Sonderausstellung Leipzig 1913

Herzog, Hans; Hans Miederer (eds.)

Published by Trenkler & Co, Leipzig, 1917
Condition: fair to vg Hardcover
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Small Folio. 370pp., xvii. Original blue quarter leather over blue-gray cloth with gilt-stamped illustration and lettering on cover. Plum endpapers. Frontispiece portrait. First and only edition of this rare documentation of the "Internationale Baufach-Ausstellung" in Leipzig, 1913, featuring among many other exhibitions, the Leipzig Central Railway Station and the Monument for the Peoples Battle (Völkerschlachtdenkmal). Due to the outbreak of W.W.I the effect of this major exhibition was limited. The documentation includes the work of all committees, description and images of buildings exhibited, including all Special Exhibitions, and the financial background of the exhibition and its various projects. The report is comprised of more than 50 reports on architecture as art and science, workers protection, construction industry and the crafts involved in architecture, financial management as well as the art exhibitions at the fair, including the caricature and photography exhibitions. Many of the exhibitors were members of the Deutsche Werkbund, an association of architects, architects, designers and industrialists that was seminal in the development of modern architecture and industrial design, e.g. Bruno Taut, Bernd Stadler, Max Heidrich. Includes an illustrated contribution on the Deutsche Werkbund and Raumkunst (interior design). One of the extraordinary, award-winning special exhibitions features the "Das Monument des Eisens (Monument of Iron)" designed by the architects Bruno Taut and Josef Hoffmann for the company Breest & Co. The report is profusely illustrated with extraordinary in-text and full page offset reproductions of sepia-toned photographs, drawings and floor plans. The charter and by-laws of the fair as well as presentations of various companies exhibiting at the fair at rear. Text in German. Binding with wear along edges, small chips and scuffing. Covers rubbed and scuffed with small chips and abrasions. Spine with light wear. Starting after title page and page 201. Binding in overall fair to good-, interior in good to very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 39673

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Title: Bericht über die Internationale ...

Publisher: Trenkler & Co, Leipzig

Publication Date: 1917

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:fair to vg

Edition: First edition.

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