Neue Deutsche Baukunst: Speer, Albert; Rudolf Wolters Neue Deutsche Baukunst: Speer, Albert; Rudolf Wolters Neue Deutsche Baukunst: Speer, Albert; Rudolf Wolters Neue Deutsche Baukunst: Speer, Albert; Rudolf Wolters

Neue Deutsche Baukunst

Speer, Albert; Rudolf Wolters

Published by Volk und Reich Verlag, Berlin, 1941
Condition: fair to vg Hardcover

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Folio. 94, [2]pp. Original photo-illustrated dust-jacket over grey cloth, with red lettering to spine, and red-stamped swastika on front cover. Shedding an interesting light on architecture and dictatorship, Albert Speer's "Neue Deutsche Baukunst" takes a look at elaborate National Socialist buildings, constructed or renovated since the beginning of the Third Reich, in 1933. This work is profusely illustrated throughout with b/w photographic reproductions showing views of the Königlichen Platz (King's Square) and the Haus der deutschen Kunst (House of German Art) in Munich, the Zeppelinfeld (zeppelin field), the Kongreßhalle (the Hall of Congress) and Reichsparteitag-Gelände (the Nazi Party rally grounds) in Nuremberg; the Neue Reichskanzlei (the new Reich Chancellery) and the Olympia-Stadion (Olympic Stadium) in Berlin, and many others. Some of the buildings feautured in the book were designed by architects Paul Ludwig Troost, Albert Speer, Ludwig & Franz Ruff, Wilhelm Kreis, Conrad Dammeier, Theodor Dierksmeier & Hugo Röttcher, Werner March, among others. Includes photographs of works by sculptors Arno Breker and Josef Thorak. Also included are a few photographs of models of structures that were planned to be built, such as: the Adolf-Hitler-Platz in Dresden (architect Wilhelm Kreis); the Adolf-Hitler-Platz in Weimar (Hermann Giesler); Wilhelm Kreis's army headquarters building (Oberkommandos des Heeres) adjoining his monumental Soldatenhalle, a monument planned for the Runde Platz on the north-south axis of Berlin, and intended to promote the regime's glorification of war, and patriotic self-sacrifice. Dust-jacket partly rubbed, creased, and chipped along edges. Ex-library copy, with stamp on fly leaf and title (Deutsche Akademie - Lektorat Madrid). Rare bilingual edition, with text in German and Spanish. DJ in overall fair to good-, binding and interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 40091

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Title: Neue Deutsche Baukunst

Publisher: Volk und Reich Verlag, Berlin

Publication Date: 1941

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:fair to vg

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First edition.

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