Title Le Corbusier Sketchbooks - Volume 1, 1914-1948
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition Very Good
Size 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
Publisher London Thames and Hudson Ltd. 1981
0500340870 / 9780500340875
Seller ID 005487
Navy blue cloth with title in silver on spine and Thames & Hudson logo on front cover. Condition: Very good, with some very light smudging to front endpaper.Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 456pp.816 illustrations, 113 in colour. Containing thirteen of Le Corbusier's sketchbooks, Volume 1 begins with A1 - from the year 1914 - which contains drawings from the architect's student days in Landeron.The following sketchbooks include amongst other things, notes of Le Corbusier's life in Paris and his first recorded thoughts on city planning as well as his sketch of the Villa Savoye, notes on the preparation of the "Ville Radieuse", and notes on meetings with Oscar Niemeyer.