Russian: an architecture for World Revolution

By: Lissitzky, El (translated by Eric Dluhosch)

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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.

Title: Russian: an architecture for World Revolution

Author Name: Lissitzky, El (translated by Eric Dluhosch)

Categories: Architecture (19th and 20th Century),

Publisher: London, Lund Humphries: 1970

ISBN Number: 0853312672

ISBN Number 13: 9780853312673

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 005410

Keywords: el lissitzky, bruno taut, hannes meyer, modernism,