Philadelphia, PA: The Architectural Annual, 1901. First edition. Original Red Cloth on Boards w/embossed design & gilt lettering. Folio, pp 303. Architectural renderings, b/w photographs, plans, elevations, and perspective drawings. Numbered 2 of 1000 printed. Front endpaper has two period newspaper articles about the Architectural League of America pasted down. There is an original drawing in pencil on the last page of the book. Good; hinges are weak, front cover stained and creased, bottom of spine is fraying. Item #19683
A beautiful collection of architectural drawings of projects across the country by professional architectural firms. Some wonderful buildings actually built, such as the Transportation Building in Chicago, and the Monte Carlo Casino, are interspersed with sketches, proposals, and designs.