Moholy-Nagy´s Graphic Design

Giedion, Sigfried.  1928


Giedion, Sigfried.

Bauen in Frankreich. [Bauen in] in Eisen. [Bauen in] Eisenbeton.

Leipzig und Berlin, Klinkhardt & Biermann Verlag 1928.

(8), 127, (1)pp. with 139 photo illustrations.

26 x 19 cm. Publisher´s blue cloth with silver lettering and illustrated dust jacket (designed by L. Moholy-Nagy).


First edition. An important example of Moholy-Nagy´s graphic design of the Bauhaus period, with an especially dramatic dust jacket, a negative photograph of industrial engineering overprinted with scarlet text. Moholy-Nagy was also responsible for the layout and typography within. Jaeger 0581.

The dust jacket with small backed tears without paper loss, the back of the jacket partly heavily browned.