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    Sale 2059

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    5 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 44

    WRIGHT, Frank Lloyd. [Frank Lloyd Wright: Ausgeführte Bauten. With an introduction by C.R. Ashbee. Berlin: Verlegt bei Ernst Wasmuth A.G., 1911].

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    WRIGHT, Frank Lloyd. [Frank Lloyd Wright: Ausgeführte Bauten. With an introduction by C.R. Ashbee. Berlin: Verlegt bei Ernst Wasmuth A.G., 1911].

    2o (292 x 208 mm). Illustrated throughout from photographs, extra-illustrated with a plate of "Unity Temple" and Avery Coonley House, Riverside, Illinois. (Lacking title-page, half-title lightly soiled.) Modern brown cloth. Provenance: Chris Grentzebach (presentation inscription from Frank Lloyd Wright dated 3 May 1948).

    FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED on the half-title by Frank Lloyd Wright: "To Chris Grentzebuch. Frank Lloyd Wright. May 3 rd 1948." Including photographs and plans of Wright's buildings designed before he left Chicago in 1909. Originally published in grey wrappers. Sweeney 96.


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