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Monographs or surveys on architectural movements and architects from the post WW I era (1918) to the present.

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Wright, Frank Lloyd, A Testament, New York, Horizon Press, 1957, first edition, folio (12" x 9"), HB, off-white cloth bds w/ red & black spine titles & FLW's red square embossed on front; photographic white dj w/ red & black titles, VG / VG. Corners bumped, especially top right rear. DJ edgeworn, 1" closed tear near head of spine, slight chipping to corners & head of spine.

256 pp. 210 illustrations (photographs, plans, elevations, and drawings). This was Wright's last book, a collection of essays on his ideas for the future, including topics as disparate as the American education system, urban life, individuals in a democracy, "his affirmations of faith in our youth," "his forecast of the qualities of an ideal city." Includes eight-page fold-out of preliminary sketches of the fantastic Mile-High Illinois, a 528-story cantilevered sky city of glass and golden metal.     [Book ID # 860]

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