Santa Barbara, CA: Peregrine Smith, Inc., 1977. First edition. Cloth over Boards. Small quarto, pp. 255, indexed, illustrated with b/w photographs. Very Good in Very Good DJ. Item #20774
Bernard Maybeck, recipient of the Gold Medal of the American Institute of Architects, is among the most important architects of the 20th century, with most of his work being done in Northern California. His architecture was as unique, individual and unclassifiable as the man himself, but included such masterworks as the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, the First Church of Christ, Scientist in Berkeley, and the famous Gothic mansion, "Wyntoon," built for the Hearsts in 1902. Maybeck was an artisan, an architect, and artist of excellence. This book is a tribute to the man and the artist. From the Old House Journal reference library.