Lot 27: Modern architecture in America, book design by El Lissitzky (1930)

Adams Amsterdam Auctions

June 19, 2017
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Description: ARCHITECTURE - LISSITZKY - NEUTRA, Richard J. Amerika. Die Stilbildung des neuen Bauens in den Vereinigten Staaten [...]. Wien, Anton Schroll & Co, 1930. Folio. Original photomontage wrappers (designed by El Lissitzky). With 260 photographs. Neues Bauen in der Welt 2. Paper on top and bottom is damaged, sm. pieces missing, also from upper left corner of the cover, waterstains last 2 pp., some edges sticking together. 163 pp.
Artist or Maker: LISSITZKY - NEUTRA, Richard J.
Front of the fragile wrappers good. Nice example of Lissitzky's book decoration.
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