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Drawings and Plans of Frank Lloyd Wright: The Early Period (1893-1909)
One of the famed architect's earliest published works, the Wasmuth drawings capture Wright's first great experiments in organic design and thought. These 100 plates were reproduced from a rare 1910 first edition. The full-page illustrations depict plans for homes, banks, cottages, offices, temples, a... read more
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One of the famed architect's earliest published works, the Wasmuth drawings capture Wright's first great experiments in organic design and thought. These 100 plates were reproduced from a rare 1910 first edition. The full-page illustrations depict plans for homes, banks, cottages, offices, temples, and Wright's own studio. Introduction and annotations by Wright.
Reprint of Ausgeführte Bauten and Entwürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright, Ernst Wasmuth, Berlin, 1910 edition.
|ISBN 10: ||0486244571 |
|ISBN 13: ||9780486244570 |
|Author/Editor: ||Frank Lloyd Wright |
|Format: ||Book |
|Page Count: ||112 |
|Dimensions: ||10 13/16 x 13 3/4 |
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|Publication date: ||January 1984 |
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