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Ultra Rare 1955 FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT PRE-FABRICATED HOMES BROCHURE
1955. NEW REDUCED PRICE, VERY GOOD CONDITION, OVER 60 YEARS OLD. NEW REDUCED PRICE. My father knew Frank Lloyd Wright personally and worked with him on his pre-fabricated homes. My father gave me this brochure many decades ago. He was in the redwood business in the mid-1950s, working for Simpson Timber Company of Eureka, California. (My grandfather was the President of Simpson Timber Company.) My father met with Frank Lloyd Wright in Chicago in 1955 and convinced him to use redwood battens in his pre-fabricated homes. (Redwood, as you may know, is 6/7ths water and virtually fireproof.) Around this time, my father also threw a cocktail party for Frank Lloyd Wright at the Chicago Club or the CAA, the Chicago Athletic Association. This party was documented in an issue of LOOK Magazine in the late 1950s. Eleven houses in total were built. Offering in VERY GOOD CONDITION this oversize 8-page brochure on thick coated stock advertising three different FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT designed PRE-FABRICATED HOMES. It has some minor edgewear and handling marks throughout but looks rather good considering it is 64 years old. (Please see close-up pictures for details. What you see is what you get.) Dimensions are approximately 9 1/2 inches x 12 1/2 inches. EXTREMELY RARE and ABSOLUTELY IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND. Buyer pays $12. for secure INSURED shipping between stiff boards via USPS PRIORITY MAIL with TRACKING (within the continental USA). Shipping elsewhere may be higher. Bid with confidence. I have over 3000 glowing positive feedbacks and over 150 delighted repeat customers over the past eighteen yea … [Click Below for Full Description]
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