Architectural Papers Volumes 1 and 2 - Architectural Forum, The Architect, Architectural Record, American Architect

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Title: Architectural Papers Volumes 1 and 2 - ...

Binding: Hard Cover

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This is a privately bound compilation of architecture journals and articles. An assortment of journal articles from the mid-twenties to late-thirties in two tightly-bound volumes; some of the journals included are "The Architectural Forum" (this is the most frequent journal), "The Architect", "The Architectural Record", and "The American Architect"; articles address a range of topics but concentrate on a variety of public buildings, the volumes are filled with a collection of in-text and plate black and white photographs and designs; issues the articles are drawn from include in Volume 1 "ARCHITECTURAL FORUM" June 1926 (entitled Houses U.S. Department of Agriculture Resettlement Administration), October 1936 (including a look at the Rockefeller Center), July 1925, January 1937, June 1937 (including an historic American buildings survey) April 1942, October 1925, November 1939 (featuring the work of Paul Schweikher and Theodore Warren Lamb), November 1936, February 1930, "ARCHITECTURAL RECORD" August 1932, November 1934, January 1933 (a stunning portfolio of modern architecture), June 1931 (with an article entitled "Planning the Country Club"), "AMERICAN ARCHITECT" May 1926 (a beautiful plate collection of country homes), May 1929 (An article on "Making a capital city" on Washington D.C. with plates), January 1917, January 1932, May 1914, (one of the American Architect journals contains an interesting article on the "Evolution of the Prison") "THE ARCHITECT" July 1929. Volume 2 includes articles drawn from the following issues: "ARCHITECTURAL FORUM" November 1937 (Including an article on the work of Louis Allen Abramson), October 1936, January 1937, June 1937, February 1930 (detailed and well illustrated looks at chapel and temple designs), July 1925, November 1939, October 1925, April 1942, "The Architect" July 1929, "American Architect" August 1926, March 1929 (a stunning plate look at the New York Life Insurance Company Building), January 1932, "ARCHITECTURAL RECORD" (pages not dated but a stunning look at the National Broadcasting Studios, New York and the Roerich Museum and Master Apartment Building), January 1933, November 1934. Brown cloth with gilt title on spine, blue-dotted text block edges, roughly half of the pages are plate illustrations, both volumes have a tiny bookseller's plate on their front pastedown. Both volumes have slightly worn at the corners and spine ends, both have some very minor shelf wear, light browning around endpaper edges but other pages not affected, the books are very-well bound and the plates are clean and bright. 12"-15" tall. Pages are not numbered but they are large volumes (2.5 and 2 inches thick). An interesting and well-constructed collection. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Size: Folio - over 12"-15" tall. Bookseller Inventory # A250

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