Documents d'Architecture Moderne; Ensembles et Details. Architectural History, H. Laurens, Editeur.

Documents d'Architecture Moderne; Ensembles et Details

Paris: H. Laurens, nd c. 1905. First edition. Portfolio of loose plates. Folio (11.75" x 14.75"), 83 loose plates plus title page and six pages (in French) describing the plates, profusely illustrated w/ duotones of architectural exteriors and interiors. Content pages claim 96 plates, but the plates aren't numbered so it's difficult to determine which ones are missing. Very Good, portfolio lacking binding, minor edgewear to some plates, occasional spotting to edges not affecting illustrations. Item #19533

A lavish and beautiful collection of modern architecture from the turn of the 20th century, with contributions by architects H. Metzendorf, Maurice Dufrene, Buckland and Farmer, F. Schumacher, H. Billing, Alfred Grenander, Henry Wilson, Edgar Wood, Valentin Mink, and many others. Most of the plates are in color, and all of them are beautiful!

Price: $145.00