Title In the Nature of Materials: The Buildings of Frank Lloyd Wright 1887-1941
Book Condition Good
Jacket Condition Good
Size 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Publisher London Elek Books 1958
Seller ID 005756
Fifth printing. Terracotta clolour cloth with title in silver on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Light browning to front endpaper. Previous owners name neatly written at top of front endpaper. Some light water damage to very lower right corner of the pages with plates 11. to 320, not affecting the illustrations themselves. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear. Sunning to spine and edges of dustjacket. Small (approx 1 inch.) repaired vertical tear to base of front of dustjacket. Not price-clipped. 143pp. 413 b/w plates. This book contains an authoritative and careful documentation of Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural ideas, plans, designs, and finished buildings from 1887 to 1941. More than 100 buildings are illustrated, largely by photographs, and there are designs, studies, and plans of not only the executed but also the unexecuted buildings of the architect. Explanatory text accompanies all the illustrations, and there is a twenty page historical introduction. Arrangement and presentation of the material was approved in detail by Frank Lloyd Wright himself.