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Russian: an architecture for World Revolution, Lissitzky, El (translated by Eric Dluhosch)

Author Name    Lissitzky, El (translated by Eric Dluhosch)

Title   Russian: an architecture for World Revolution

Binding   Cloth

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Good

Type   Book

Size   8vo - over 7 - 9" tall

Publisher   London Lund Humphries 1970

ISBN Number    0853312672 / 9780853312673

Seller ID   005410

Black cloth with title in red on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound. No inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. Not price-clipped.239pp. 62 b/w plates. Originally published in 1930 under the title "Russland, Die Rekonstruktion der Architektur in der Sowjetunion", this is the first UK publication. Between the October Revolution of 1917 and the Socialist Realism under Stalin in the early 1930's, architecture in Russia developed with great freedom of invention and expression. In this book, El Lissitzky reviews the achievements of his post revolutionary countrymen and outlines his own programme for future action, and includes drawings and photographs of the work (both projected and constructed) of the principal Soviet architects of the modern school.

Price = 35.00 GBP

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