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Modern Architecture Being the Kahn Lectures for 1930 by Frank Lloyd Wright

Modern Architecture Being the Kahn Lectures for 1930 by Frank Lloyd Wright

Modern Architecture Being the Kahn Lectures for 1930 by Frank Lloyd Wright

Modern Architecture Being the Kahn Lectures for 1930 by Frank Lloyd Wright

Modern Architecture Being the Kahn Lectures for 1930 by Frank Lloyd Wright

Modern Architecture Being the Kahn Lectures for 1930 by Frank Lloyd Wright

Modern Architecture Being the Kahn Lectures for 1930 by Frank Lloyd Wright

Rare original 1931 copy of this iconic work by Frank Lloyd Wright. Pages all intact with yellowing but no rips or tears. This item is in the category “Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible”. The seller is “kirsti61″ and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Topic: Architecture
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Subject: Architecture & Design
  • Original/Facsimile: Original
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press

Modern American Homes 1927 VonHolst Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie School Architect

Modern American Homes 1927 VonHolst Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie School Architect

Modern American Homes 1927 VonHolst Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie School Architect

Modern American Homes 1927 VonHolst Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie School Architect

Modern American Homes 1927 VonHolst Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie School Architect

Modern American Homes 1927 VonHolst Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie School Architect

Modern American Homes 1927 VonHolst Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie School Architect

Modern American Homes 1927 VonHolst Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie School Architect

Modern American Homes 1927 VonHolst Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie School Architect

Modern American Homes 1927 VonHolst Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie School Architect

Modern American Homes 1927 VonHolst Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie School Architect

Modern American Homes 1927 VonHolst Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie School Architect

Modern American Homes 1927 VonHolst Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie School Architect

Modern American Homes 1927 VonHolst Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie School Architect. This is an original book. It is not a reproduction or CD. 110 hard bound plates. Binding is tight and sturdy. Covers are in very good condition showing minimal evidence of wear along the edges, although the corners are slightly bumped. There was never a dust jacket, but the front cover is still crisp without fading. A previous owner wrote his name in pen on the inside front blank page, otherwise the inside pages are crisp and clean; no missing or torn or damaged pages. Originally published in 1913 with 108 plates, this is the 1927 edition of Modern American Homes that has 110 plates. In the Acknowledgements Author von Holst mentions 1912 copyrights, but in the Preface he mentions adding architectural Plate 52 and architectural Plate 53 to subsequent editions. Generously illustrated with interior and exterior photographs of each building, including floorplans and occasionally elevations and other architectural drawings, accompanied by descriptive text. The book is noted for including projects by Frank Lloyd Wright and architects of the Prairie School at the peak of their popularity just before World War One. Chicago Architect Hermann von Holst was a noted designer of country estates but is most frequently noted for taking on commissions abandoned by Architect Frank Lloyd Wright when the later fled to Europe in 1909. A Graduate of the University of Chicago and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, von Holst served on numerous architectural advisory boards, was a Professor at the Art Institute of Chicago and Illinois Institute of Technology, and an author of numerous books on architecture, including Modern American Homes. The majority of residences featured in the book are in the Chicago area, and the majority of those are Prairie styles residences from Architects Lawrence Buck of Chicago, Walter Burley Griffin of Chicago, Purcell & Elmslie of Minneapolis, John Van Bergen, Frank Lloyd Wright, Tallmadge & Watson of Chicago, Spencer & Powers of Chicago, Joy Wheeler Dow of New Jersey, George Clark of Pasadena, EE Roberts of Chicago, Charles White of Chicago, George Maher of Chicago, Robert Spencer of Chicago, and Marion Mahoney Griffin. There are a few Colonial Revival, Tudor, and Neo-Classical style residence designed by Hewitt & Emerson of Peoria, Oscar Gottesleben of Detroit, Richard Schmidt of Chicago, A Raymond Ellis of Chicago, James Purdon of Boston. The item “Modern American Homes 1927 VonHolst Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie School Architect” is in sale since Saturday, March 20, 2021. This item is in the category “Books\Antiquarian & Collectible”. The seller is “ikcilow” and is located in Franklin, Michigan. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Year Printed: 1927
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Topic: Architecture
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Region: North America
  • Origin: USA
  • Author: Herman Von Holst Architect
  • Subject: Architecture
  • Original/Facsimile: Original
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: American Technical Society
  • Place of Publication: Chicago

Modern Architecture International Exhibition NY 1932 MOMA Frank Lloyd Wright

Modern Architecture International Exhibition NY 1932 MOMA Frank Lloyd Wright

Modern Architecture International Exhibition NY 1932 MOMA Frank Lloyd Wright

Modern Architecture International Exhibition NY 1932 MOMA Frank Lloyd Wright

Modern Architecture International Exhibition NY 1932 MOMA Frank Lloyd Wright

Modern Architecture International Exhibition NY 1932 MOMA Frank Lloyd Wright

Modern Architecture International Exhibition NY 1932 MOMA Frank Lloyd Wright

Modern Architecture International Exhibition NY 1932 MOMA Frank Lloyd Wright

Modern Architecture International Exhibition NY 1932 MOMA Frank Lloyd Wright

Modern Architecture International Exhibition NY 1932 MOMA Frank Lloyd Wright

Modern Architecture International Exhibition NY 1932 MOMA Frank Lloyd Wright

Modern Architecture International Exhibition New York. Feb 10 to March 23, 1932. Only 5000 copies of this catalog were printed! From the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA). 200 pages with black & white photographs and illustrations. The exhibiting architects featured in this book are. Mies Van Der Rohe. This limited edition MOMA catalog from 1932 is a collectible. This is an original but it is a library rebind. Former library book with barcode stickers, stamps, checkout slip, and card pocket. Pages are in good condition with minor wear. Binding is strong — this is a library rebind with green covers, as pictured. We focus on collectible and rare books of all types. We try to take plenty of photos so that there’s no surprises! Please ask if you have any questions. The item “Modern Architecture International Exhibition NY 1932 MOMA Frank Lloyd Wright” is in sale since Sunday, December 29, 2019. This item is in the category “Books\Antiquarian & Collectible”. The seller is “orange_caterpillar” and is located in Long Beach, Washington. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.
  • Year Printed: 1932
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Topic: Architecture
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Subject: Art & Photography
  • Original/Facsimile: Original
  • Language: English
  • Place of Publication: United States
  • Special Attributes: Illustrated

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

H V von Holst (Hermann Valentine) is best remembered for stepping up to the plate for Frank Lloyd Wright when Wright went off to Europe in 1909. During This time, von Holst ran the offices with the assistance of other Prairie School architects most especially Marion Mahony, one of the first female architects in the world. This book contains not only the designs of VonHolst but also works by Mahony, Lawrence Buck and others. There is a page of Frank Lloyd Wright designs too. The book has 108 plates showcasing homes built in the era with floor plans and cost of building for most. Great book of examples of the Prairie School with little text except under the plans with a nominal description of most. Black and white photos of homes in and around the Chicago area. The boards are a little damaged (please see photos) and the binding a trifle loose. Good Condition: 4t(13 1/4 X 10) landscape: brown two-tone boards with discoloration and some damage its the edges with scuffing and edgewear: plain spine with soft head and tail from use: bookplate and pencil markings inside front and on first spare:very minor foxing, most especially on last spare in back: Modern American Homes by H V Von Holst: Chicago: American Technical Society: 1913. The item “1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright” is in sale since Friday, February 8, 2019. This item is in the category “Books\Antiquarian & Collectible”. The seller is “robinrarebooks” and is located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Year Printed: 1913
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Topic: Architecture
  • Author: H V vonHolst
  • Subject: Home & Garden
  • Original/Facsimile: Original
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: American Technical Society
  • Place of Publication: Chicago
  • Special Attributes: 1st Edition

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright

H V vonHolst (Hermann Valentine) is best remembered for stepping up to the plate for Frank Lloyd Wright when Wright went off to Europe in 1909. During This time, vonHolst ran the offices with the assistance of other Priarie School architects most especially Marion Mahony, one of the first female architects in the world. This book contains not only the designs of VonHolst but also works by Mahony, Lawrence Buck and others. There is a page of FLW designs too. The book has 108 plates showcasing homes built in the era with floor plans and cost of building for most. Great book of examples of the Prairie School with little text except under the plans with a nominal description of most. Black and white photos of homes in and around the Chicago area. The boards are a little damaged (please see photos) and the binding a trifle loose. Good Condition: 4t(13 1/4 X 10) landscape: brown two-tone boards with dicoloration and some damage its the edges with scuffing and edgewear: plain spine with soft head and tail from use: bookplate and pencil markings inside front and on first spare:very minor foxing, most especially on last spare in back: Modern American Homes by H V VonHolst: Chicago: American Technical Society: 1913. The item “1913 Modern American Homes H V vonHolst 1st Prairie Homes Frank Lloyd Wright” is in sale since Thursday, July 12, 2018. This item is in the category “Books\Antiquarian & Collectible”. The seller is “robinrarebooks” and is located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Year Printed: 1913
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Topic: Architecture
  • Author: H V vonHolst
  • Subject: Home & Garden
  • Original/Facsimile: Original
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: American Technical Society
  • Place of Publication: Chicago
  • Special Attributes: 1st Edition