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1933-40 (Modern House 1933-40). 4-vol. set (Complete)
Kokusai Kenchiku Ky kai shukk, Tokyo 1941 - Quarto. [8], 244, [2], [6], 244, [2], [4], 248, [2], [22], 244, [2]pp. Original tan cloth, with red, black, silver, and grey lettering on spines and front covers. Complete 4-volume set on modern architecture in Japan and the rest of the world. This work features the finest examples of modern residential architecture completed between 1939 and 1940. The first part of each volume deals with Japanese architects and their works, while the second part focuses on International residential architecture (United Kingdom, United States, Italy, China, Hungary, Belgium, Denmark, France, Switzerland, Austria, Holland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Finland, Sweden, Mexico, India, and Palestine). Some of the architects mentioned are: Amito Takeo, Isimoto Kikuzi, Taniguti Yosiro, Murata Masatika, Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright, Maxwell Fry, Patrick Gwynne, Marcel Breuer, Walter Gropius, Richard J. Neutra, Gio Ponti, Mario Ridolfi, Jozsef Fischer, Alvar Aalto, Erich Mendelsohn, Jean Ginsberg, and many others. This book is profusely illustrated throughout with numerous b/w photographic reproductions, architecture drawings and floor plans. Spines age-toned. Moderate and sporadic light foxing to covers. Offsetting on endpapers. Text in Japanese, with captions in Japanese and English. Bindings in overall good to good+, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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