Modern German Architecture
Modern German Architecture –
Imai, Kenji, Horiguchi, Sutemi, Fujishima, Gaijirô & Kishida, Hideto (edts.).
Gendai kenchiku taikan [General Surveyof Modern Architecture]: [Vol. 4, 5, 8: German and Austria architecture].
Tokyo, Shobo 1929.
pp (text), 14 loose plates (including a color plate); pp(text), 14 loose plates; pp (text), 14 loose plates, as issued.
41 x 29,5 cm. Original heavy cardboard portfolio, with printed label pasted to front cover.
Here are the three portfolios on the architecture of Germany and Austria. Almost all the important architects of the time are represented: Walter Gropius, Peter Behrens, Wilhelm Kreis, Erich Mendelsohn, Josef Hoffmann, Emil Fahrenkamp, Bruno Taut, Brüder Luckhardt and Alfons Anker, Wilhelm Riphahn, Adolf Rading, Dominikus Böhm, Otto Haesler, Mies van der Rohe, Ernst May, Marcel Breuer, Richard Döcker, Alfred Messel, Fritz Höger, and some others.
The 4th, 5th and 6th volume of the series, published in 17 individual volumes between 1929 and 1931. The series includes: 1 = England; 2 = America 1;3 = America 2; 4 = Germany & Austria 1; 5 = Germany & Austria 2; 6 = Germany & Austria 3; 7 = France 1; 8 = France 2; 9 = France 3; 10 = Holland; 11= Holland and Belgium (2); 12 = Scandinavia 1; 13 = Scandinavia 2; 14 = Switzerland & Czechoslovakia; 15 = Italy & Spain; 16 = Russia; 17 = Russia &Poland.
A back of a portfolio with numbers and lines inscribed, one edge partially damaged, otherwise in exceptionally fine condition.
order number 021