First edition, first printing. Publisher's original grey cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with black and white plates. A fine copy, the binding square and tight, the contents clean and crisp throughout and free from any previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the fine original dustwrapper that remains without loss or tears. Not price-clipped (30s net to the front flap). A superb copy.
A collection of essays from 1937-1956 by the influential Prague born, Swiss historian and critic of architecture. First published in German as volume 18 of the Deutsche Enzyklopaedie under the title "Architektur und Gemeinschaft" by Rowohlt, Hamburg (1956). Translated by Jaqueline Tyrwhitt for this first English edition.
Stock code: 19267