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Erich Mendelsohn: Das Gesamtschaffen des Architekten - Skizzen, Entwürfe, Bauten

Köster, Arthur (Photographs by); Charles du Vinage; Erich Karweik (Text by)

Published by Rudolf Mosse, Berlin, 1930
Condition: f to vg Hardcover

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Quarto. 251, [1]pp. Original photo-illustrated dust-jacket over printed tan cloth. A comprehensive monograph on the works of German architect Erich Mendelsohn, the leading exponent of architectural Expressionism known initially for his Einstein Tower in Potsdam, and later for his use of modern materials and construction methods to make what he saw as organically unified buildings.This volume is lavishly illustrated with hundreds of b/w photographic reproductions of buildings, architectural drawings, and floor plans.Previous owner's Ex-Libris on inside of front cover (Carl Winter, Heidelberg). Pasted on free front endpaper is an article from a Third Reich German newspaper dated October 18, 1933 in which the "infamous" architect is accused of having sold his luxurious house and fled abroad. Dust-jacket rippled, rubbed along edges with sporadic chipping at lower margin. Inside of dust-jacket rebacked with modern paper. Text in German. DJ in overall poor to fair, binding and interior in very good condition. First edition (Erste bis fünfte Auflage). Bookseller Inventory # 40723

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Title: Erich Mendelsohn: Das Gesamtschaffen des ...

Publisher: Rudolf Mosse, Berlin

Publication Date: 1930

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:f to vg

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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