岸田日出刀 (Hideto Kishida).
現代建築大觀 (General Survey of Modern Architecture): 第1輯: イギリス篇 (Vol. 1: The United Kingdom). T
Tokyo, Shobo 1929. pp (text), 14 loose leaves (plates), as issued. 41 x 29,5 cm.
Original heavy cardboard portfolio, with printed label pasted to front cover.
This first volume of the series, published in 17 individual volumes between 1929 and 1931, is dedicated to The United Kingdom, and contains 14 photogravures depicting the following: Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Glasgow School of Art (Plates 1-2); Charles Rennie Mackintosh's and Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh's Hill House in Helensburgh, Scotland (Plates 3-4); Edgar Wood's Upmeads, Staffordshire (Plate 5); Oliver Hill's Woodhouse Copse, in Surrey (Plates 6-7); Louis de Soissons' Welwyn Garden City (Plate 8); Thomas S. Tait's Silver End Garden Village (Plates 9-10); Easton & Robertson's Royal Horticultural Society Hall (Plates 11-12-13); Charles Holden's Tooting Broadway subway station (Plate 14).
Offsetting and foxing to the first text page, interior in very good condition.
Further volumes of the series on request.