London, South Kensington
25 October 2007
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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