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APPRENTICE TO GENIUS Years with Frank Lloyd Wright

Tafel, Edgar

Published by McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1979
ISBN 10: 0070628157 / ISBN 13: 9780070628151
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Title: APPRENTICE TO GENIUS Years with Frank Lloyd ...

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Printing.


Small price sticker remains and light wear along top edge of dust jacket, tape residue stain from small gift card on front end page, otherwise very clean and well bound. Attractive cloth covered boards are without flaw. Edgar Tafel, architect, studied under Frank Lloyd Wright from 1932 to 1941 at both Taliesin and Taliesin West. As a Senior Apprentice he worked with Wright on all phases of the design and consturction of such major projects as "Fallingwater," the Johnson Wax Building, and the Johnson home, "Wingspread." There are hundreds of photographs and candid shots (including 32 pages in full color), most of them never published before. And for readers who would like to visit Wright buildings open to the public, a list with addresses is included. Size: 9 X 11 " 228 Pages 1.5 Kg. Bookseller Inventory # 68619

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Synopsis: Second printing, inscribed & signed by Edgar Tafel on the title page as follows: "To Kenn (sic) Johnson, Edgar Tafel '84". Ken Johnson's bookplate is present on the front endpaper, with several bits of Oak Park architectural ephemera laid in. A little smudging to the title page. Several tears (one large one to the front panel) and chip to the dustjacket, otherwise it's clean & bright.

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