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Lot 3: [ Books ]
Architecture Books & Folios
January 10, 2013
San Francisco, CA, USA
Description: (American Competitions) **. American Competitions. Volume 3. , xxxiv pp. 147 plates. (Folio) 34.8x29 cm. [13¾x11½"], original green cloth, leather spine label. No. 113 of 500 copies. First Edition. New York: William Helburn, 1913 The third compilation under this title, the first two published in 1907 & 1908 by the T Square Club of Philadelphia. An amazing array of measured drawings and architectural conceptions for various grand edifices, many of them municipal. Includes: The Detroit Public Library; Department of Commerce & Labor, Washington, D.C.; Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.; Robert Fulton Memorial, New York; The Loomis Institute, Windsor, CT; Minneapolis Fine Arts Museum; Missouri State Capitol; U.S. Post Office, New Haven, CT; Oakland City Hall, Oakland, CA; Perry Memorial, Put-in-Bay, OH; Joseph Pulitzer Memorial Fountain, New York. Light wear to cloth; light marginal soiling; very good.