The Story of the Tower: The Tree That Escaped the Crowded Forest. Author: Frank Lloyd Wright Title: The Story of the Tower: The Tree That Escaped the Crowded Forest Publication: New York: Horizon Press, 1956. INSCRIBED BY FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT –IN YEAR-OF-PUBLICATION– on the front free endpaper. A very sharp copy to boot of the 1956 1st edition. Tight and VG+ in its dark cloth, with a very thin band of light offsetting along the upper and lower edges. And in a bright, price-intact, VG to VG+ dustjacket, with a bit of light chipping along the spine crown and very minor creasing at the front panel’s edges. Still though, a very presentable copy. Quarto, dozens of crisp black-and-white photos and plans throughout. From the front dustjacket flap: For the first time, the growth of a building –from original idea to plan to actual day-to-day construction and ultimately to completion– is presented in one full-length book. The Price Tower is one of the supreme masterpieces by the world’s greatest architect,’an idea’ to quote Frank Lloyd Wright’which had to wait over twenty-five years for full realization’ — the skyscraper now at last come into its own Very Good + / Very Good +. We offer an eclectic selection, specializing in childrens, art, photography, literature, history, chess, sports and more. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA) and we stand behind what we offer for sale. We leave feedback for buyers once they have posted feedback for us. We work hard to keep buyers happy and to resolve the rare problem promptly. This listing was created by Bibliopolis.