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Lot 30: (ARCHITECTURE.) Lissitzky El. Russland: Die Rekonstruktion der Architektur in der Sowjetunion.

ART, PRESS & ILLUSTRATED BOOKS

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by Swann Auction Galleries

October 11, 2012

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  • (ARCHITECTURE.) Lissitzky El. Russland: Die Rekonstruktion der Architektur in der Sowjetunion.
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Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) Lissitzky El. Russland: Die Rekonstruktion der Architektur in der Sowjetunion. 104 plates. Thin 4to, red cloth stamped in blind and deep red, good condition; pictorial dust jacket, spine panel soiled, chips at ends and along folds, 1-inch chip to margin of upper outer corner of rear panel, additional mild chipping and rubbing along edges, cellotape repairs on verso; ex-collection Emiel van Leemputten, with his bookplate. first edition./span Vienna: Anton Schroll & Co., 1930

Notes: The classic work on Russian modern architecture and the most famous title in the three-volume series Neues Bauen in der Welt edited by Joseph Ganter. The other two are "Amerika" by Richard Neutra and "Frankreich" by Roger Ginburger. The Russian Avant-Garde Book 1910-1934, pages 228, 275.

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