Oshu toshi no kindaiso. Neues Bauen in Deutschland was ich gesehen habe.
Tokyo, Rokubunkan 1932.
5, 496, (4) pp. text with some text illustrations and 18 plates with many illustrations on glossy paper.
21 x 15 cm. Original half cloth binding in slipcase.
Chikatada Kurata (1895-1966), architect modernist, a member of the avant-garde group Bunriha, studied at the Bauhaus with Walter Gropius. Contains some examples of international architecture but the book is mainly devoted to modern German architecture. A chapter is devoted to Walter Gropius.
Very fine copy, the typographic designed slipcase a little browned.