Mimari bilgisi [Lectures on Architecture].
Istanbul, Güzel Sanatlar Akademisi Nesriyatindan 1938.
353, (3) pp. with 106 photo illustrations.
20,5 x 15 cm. Original wrappers.
First edition. Extremely rare exile publication. KVK locates 4 copies worldwide. “Taut’s activity in Turkey is known principally for the educational buildings he designed as the Head of the Architectural Office in the Ministry of Education, and for his book Mimari Bilgisi [literally, Architectural Knowledge, but usually translated into English as “Lectures on Architecture”] his manifesto of theoretical discourse he developed as the Head of the Department of Architecture at the İstanbul Fine Arts Academy.” Giorgio Gasco. Binding spotted, corner a little bumped. Inside a good copy.