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Stades, Clubs Sportifs, Piscines
2 pp. table of plates followed by 41 full-page black-and white reproductions from photographs of pools, stadiums, and sports clubs throughout Europe and several abroad, the verso of each plate with caption including title, location, and architect, several with additional architectural sketches or floor plans. 4to. Original tie-bound boards portfolio, contents loose as issued. Some minor soiling. N.p. (Paris) (Editions Albert Morancé) n.d. (circa 1934). (Encyclopédie de l'Architecture). The locations and structures depicted in this portfolio include the Butte-aux-Cailles swimming pool, the Stade Jean-Bouin, and the Lido in Paris; the original thermal bathhouse at Cambo-les-Bains; the Tennis de la Festa Country Club in Monte Carlo; the Ernst-Happel Stadium in Vienna; the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum; a nautical club on the shores of Lake Como; and the Stadio Giovanni Berta, now known as the Stadio Artemio Franchi, in Florence. The architects and firms who designed these works include Louis Bonnier; Lambert, Saacke, & Bailly; Charles Letrosne; René Berger; Molinié, Nicod, & Safous; Otto E. Schweizer; Pietro Lingeri; John & Donald Parkinson; and Pier Luigi Nervi. Scarce; as of January 2018, WorldCat locates only three holdings of this portfolio in North American institutions.
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