Stock Image

Treasures of Taliesin: Seventy-Seven Unbuilt Designs

Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer

17 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0764910418 / ISBN 13: 9780764910418
Published by Pomegranate Communications, U.S.A., 1999
Condition: As New Hardcover
From H&G Antiquarian Books (Sheboygan, WI, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since May 31, 2011 Seller Rating 5-star rating

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 65.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.50 Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

book, cover and text all in "as New" condition, binding tight and square, no damage, DJ with price not clipped, text clean adn unmarked no names no stamps. Bookseller Inventory # 008188

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Treasures of Taliesin: Seventy-Seven Unbuilt...

Publisher: Pomegranate Communications, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: 2nd Edition

About this title


Presents seventy-seven unbuilt projects of Frank Lloyd Wright

From Library Journal:

Here we have something old and something new in the field of Frank Lloyd Wright studies. The old is a revised edition of Treasures of Taliesin (LJ 10/1/85), a coffee-table selection of unbuilt designs spanning Wright's lengthy career. Pfeiffer, a Wright apprentice and director of archives at Taliesin West, presents 77 unbuilt projects, which arguably reveal Wright's visionary imagination to a greater degree than do the buildings actually realized. The text is unapologetically laudatory, often beguiling with anecdotes about famous and eccentric clients. Pfeiffer's later Frank Lloyd Wright Drawings (Abrams, 1990) offers a larger sampling of the master's output but is not as focused. The new Frank Lloyd Wright: Europe and Beyond is a collection of ground-breaking essays exploring Wright's influence abroad, edited by Wright scholar Alofsin. He has assembled nine international experts to probe Wright's influence in Europe, the Americas, Iraq, and Japan. Their research corrects misconceptions and oversimplifications that have inevitably grown up around a figure as legendary as Wright. Conclusions, however, are tentative, with further investigation called for. Public libraries already owning Treasures need not purchase the new edition, which is not extensively revised; those owning Treasures and/or Drawings should make sure they have Pfeiffer's well-illustrated survey Frank Lloyd Wright: The Masterworks (Rizzoli, 1993). Academic libraries will want to add Europe and Beyond and should be aware of Alofsin's resurrection of the influential 1910 "Wasmuth monograph," Studies and Executed Buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright (Rizzoli, 1998), which introduced many European architects to Wright.
-David Soltesz, Fairview Park Regional Lib., OH
Copyright 2000 Reed Business Information, Inc.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

On-line bookshop since 2011, we carry used and out of print books in various languages. We take careful note of the condition of the books we offer and give an unconditional guaranty.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your mind about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link to contact us and we'll respond within 2 business days.

Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or over sized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

PayPal Bank/Wire Transfer