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Natural House
1954 - WRIGHT, Frank Lloyd. The Natural House. New York: Horizon, 1954. Small quarto, original tan cloth, original dust jacket. $3800.First edition, amply illustrated with 116 plans and photographs of Wright's residential structures, including the "Usonian Automatic," signed by the architect with his initials on the front free endpaper."For more than a half century Frank Lloyd Wright has been the prophet of a new idea in architecture. It is called 'organic architecture.' It has spread throughout the world." This is Frank Lloyd Wright's treatise on designing the organic house of the future, with particular attention paid to his Usonian house projects and descriptions of a simplified version"" the Usonian Automatic"""that the owners themselves can build with great economy and beauty." "The Usonian house," Wright proclaims, "aims to be a natural performance, one that is integral to site, to environment, to the life of the inhabitants, integral with the nature of the materials." Illustrated with 116 black-and-white photographs. First issue, with flexible boards and Wright's Credo printed on the rear free endpaper. Sweeney 992. Owner signature.Mild offsetting to rear endpapers. Light foxing to boards. Dust jacket lightly soiled with mild rubbing to spine, light wear to spine ends and extremities, small holes to flap folds. An extremely good copy, elusive and desirable signed by Frank Lloyd Wright. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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