International Competition of the Carnegie Foundation of the Palace of Peace at The Hague. The 6 Premiated and 40 Other Designs Chosen by the Society of Architecture at Amsterdam and Reproduced Under Its Direction. In 8 parts.
T.C. & E.C. Jack
Large folio. 34 pp. text. Illustrated brown cloth portfolio. The eight parts are in brown illustrated paper portfolios. Two photographic plates and 74 architectural renderings, some in color. An exquisite portfolio of architectural renderings of the six winners of the competition: Louis Marie Cordonnier, Alexandre Auguste Louis Marcel, Franz Friedrich Wilhelm Wendt, Otto Wagner, Howard Greenley and Franz Schwechten. Also includes the work of Eliel Saarinen, Edward Pearce Casey & Arthur Dillon, A.P. Smits & H. Fels, Johannes Zimmerman, Guiseppe Mancini, et al. There are short bios on the featured architects and a "History of the Carnegie Foundation," "Conditions of the Competition" and "Report of the Judges." Binding has general wear and ties missing from cover. Cover wrapper of Part 1 is detached but present. Plates 1 and 3 have small closed tears in margin, otherwise very good.
Book ID: 7697