Marcel Breuer: Sun and Shadow--The Philosophy of an Architect

Editing and Notes by Peter Blake, Book Design and Cover by Alexey Brodovitch

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A solid copy of the 1956 1st edition of Marcel Breuer's "first complete statement of his most important beliefs, in a series of chapters and in hundreds of dramatic photographs and drawings of his work". Tight and VG (with light offsetting and foxing to the endsheets and inner hinges) in a bright, price-intact, VG dustjacket, with light chipping --and several small closed tears-- along the panel edges and spine ends. Quarto, edited with notes by Peter Blake, book design and cover by the formidable Alexei Brodovitch. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Marcel Breuer: Sun and Shadow--The ...
Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co
Publication Date: 1956
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good

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Marcel Breuer, (Editor) Peter Blake, (Designer) Alexey Brodovitch
Published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York
ISBN 10: 9112053716 ISBN 13: 9789112053715
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Book Description Dodd, Mead & Company, New York. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Small thin 4to. 1st edition. Lacking d.j. Leaning and fading to spine, wear to head and tail. Toning and soiling to cloth, wear to fore-corners of boards. Toning to leaves. VG/--. Bookseller Inventory # 2932509

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Peter Blake, editor
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Book Description Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, NY USA, 1955. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 8.25 x 10.75 inches. Tight and square binding. Spine has been marked with the numbers: 11-16 (but there is no further indication this book is ex-library). Corners bumped and rubbed. Spine top cloth frayed. Interior clean and unmarked with exception of previous owner's name on inside front cover. The front end flap has two paper clip creases. Tracking number provided by email on all USA orders. Our listings always include one or more photographs of the actual book we are selling. Please call or email if you need more information or additional photos. Contact us immediately if you are not totally satisfied with your purchase. We aim to please!. Bookseller Inventory # AR1068

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Book Description Dodd, Mead and Company. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Hardback in good + condition. Ex-library. Bookseller Inventory # 24777

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Book Description Dodd, Mead and Company [1956] 0, New York, 1956. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Many illustrations. 205pp 4to boards. Light foxing (heavier on endpaper); frayed section of dust jacket enclosed. Book. Bookseller Inventory # q130582

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BLAKE, PETER [ED.]. | MARCEL BREUER [FOREW.].
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Book Description New York, Dodd, Mead & Company., 1955. Original publisher's gray cloth hardback, white title spine and frontcover, 4to: 206pp., very richly illustrated with photographs [page-large & text] - drawings - plans, notes & references, works & projects, principles, photographers' credits, table of contents. Fine copy, Bookseller Inventory # 141836

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Breuer, Marcel
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Book Description Dodd Mead, New York, 1956. First American Edition. Cloth in chipped jacket, quite good with slight rubbing, slight soiling. Illustrated. Bookseller Inventory # 022154

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Breuer. Blake, Peter (Editor).
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Book Description Longmans, Green and Co,, London,, 1956. First Edition,Orig.cloth, near fine, 4to. 205 pp.; profusely illustrated with hundreds of photographs and drawings, 8 pages in colour. Stands as the first complete statement of the architect's philosophy. (on first free paper name of previous owner). Bookseller Inventory # A7298

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Book Description Longmans / Green and Co., London / New York / Toronto, 1956. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Quarto, 206 pages, illustrated throughout. Book design by Alexey Brodovitch. Very good. - First edition. . Bookseller Inventory # 000020

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Breuer, Marcel - Blake, Peter - Brodovitch, Alexey
Published by New York: Dodd, Meand & Company, 1956 (1956)
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Book Description New York: Dodd, Meand & Company, 1956, 1956. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Sm.4° - 205pp - Color & B/w reproductions. Marcel Breuer (1902-1981) Hungarian-born modernist, architect and furniture designer. One of the masters of Modernism, Breuer extended the sculptural vocabulary he had developed in the carpentry shop at the Bauhaus into a personal architecture that made him one of the world's most popular architects at the peak of 20th-Century design. First edition, text in English language. Book design and cover by A. Brodovitch. Original Binding and original cover. In Fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 14124

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Blake, Peter
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Book Description 1955. London: Longmans, Green and Company. (First edition). Small quarto. White lettered grey cloth. Ex-library. The only indication that this was a former library copy is the catalog number and card pocket on the rear pastedown and a small black mark on the spine. Edges are faintly tanned. Endpapers have some light foxing. Cloth has some soiling and edge slight edge fading else a nice copy of this excellent profusely illustrated monograph on the design of Marcel Breuer. Illustrated previous owner's bookplate is affixed to front pastedown. Book and cover design by Alexey Brodovitch. A great book. Scarce in any condition. Bookseller Inventory # 1013924

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