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Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue. Architect and Master of Many Arts

Whitaker, Charles Harris

Published by Press of the American Institute of Architects, New York, 1925
Condition: vg Hardcover

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Folio. 50pp., cclxxiii (1) plates. Original blue buckram backed by tan cloth with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrated half-title. Extensive art historical architectural surveys by Hartley Burr Alexander, Ralph Adams Hale, Lee Lawrie, C. Howard Walker, and Charles Harris Whitaker with 5 color reproductions of extraordinary Goodhue watercolors with tissue guards. Part II of the book features nearly 300 b/w plates with sketches, original drawings and photogravures of work he completed. Goodhue was a celebrated American architect known for his neo-gothic design and also for notable typefaces. He is credited with creating a distinctive interpretation of Spanish Colonial architecture into a dominant Californian regional vernacular: Spanish Colonial Revival Style. Binding rubbed with some light soiling. Spine slightly frayed at top, three inch piece of leather missing at base and darkened from sun influence. Small sticker with number on front, dealer sticker on back endpaper. Little sporadic smudging in part II with some soiling at plates xviii and xix, not affecting the images. Binding in overall fair, interior in good+ to very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 35082

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Title: Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue. Architect and ...

Publisher: Press of the American Institute of Architects, New York

Publication Date: 1925

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Edition: First edition.

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