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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 210

    TEIGE, Karel. MSA. Mezinarodni Soudoba Architektura [International Architecture of Today]. 1-2. Prague: Odeon, 1929-1930. 2 vols., 4°. Illustrated throughout. Original printed wrappers (vol. 2 with wear to spine, and small tears to fore-edge repaired with tape). Provenance: vol.1: Hannes Meyer (inscription from Teige in ink on title); vol. 2: another ownership signature in ink on first leaf.

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    TEIGE, Karel. MSA. Mezinarodni Soudoba Architektura [International Architecture of Today]. 1-2. Prague: Odeon, 1929-1930. 2 vols., 4°. Illustrated throughout. Original printed wrappers (vol. 2 with wear to spine, and small tears to fore-edge repaired with tape). Provenance: vol.1: Hannes Meyer (inscription from Teige in ink on title); vol. 2: another ownership signature in ink on first leaf.
    FIRST EDITIONS, THE FIRST VOLUME A PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY TEIGE TO HANNES MEYER, one of the most important Functionalists of the decade, and who in 1928 had succeeded Walter Gropius as Director of the Bauhaus school.


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