257 pp. Profusely illustrated in b&w with some colour. Premier issue of this important architectural periodical with twenty-four articles plus architectural book and magazine reviews. Texts in Italian, French and English with French and English translations provided. Contributors include Adriano Olivetti, Walter Gropius, Ulrich Conrads, Giulio Carlo Argan, Siegfried Gideon, Victor Pasmore, Ettore Sottsass Jr., Peter Blake, Arthur Drexler, Willem Sandberg, Victor Gruen, E. Maxwell Fry and Lucien Herve. Internally very good condition. Laminated illustrated wraps have some lifting at the front and back panel joint and along the head edge of the front panel, some rubbing and paper wear at the head of the spine and slight edge and corner wear. Some minor nicks to the laminate along the spine. Faint age toning at extremities. Complete with original publisher's grey card slipcase with pasted down banner printed in red with white titles. Slipcase in good condition with minor tears at the mouth and corners, age toning along edges and light dust soiling and shelf wear. Title banner is split cleanly along the tail edge with paper wear through, tears and creasing along the head edge from shelf wear. Slightly overweight so we are afraid we must ask for extra shipping for international orders. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006293
Title: Zodiac 1 : International Magazine of ...
Publisher: Edizioni Di Comunita
Publication Date: 1957
Binding: Illustrated Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description New York: George Wittenborn, 1958, 1958. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fair. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Tall 8vo, card covers, 276pp. First issue of this important review, stamped "review copy" at the front and back w/ a Wittenborn request for copies of the review pasted to the inside front cover. A Fair copy: binding holding but cracked, loss to the covers at edges and spine, "Gropius" penned to spine, laminate peel to rear; internals clean and unmarked. A working copy. Bookseller Inventory # ATLZ1