Prague: Klub Architektu Stavba, 1929. First edition. Softcover. Octavo. 4 1/4x 8". 23pp. . Grey staple-bound wrappers with red lettering on the covers. This scarce publication is a catalog for the modern architecture exhibition of the same name held at the Central Library of Prague, May 15-31st, 1929. Based on the successful "Neues Bauen" exhibition, organized by the "Deutscher Werkbund" in Stuttgart, this exhibition combined the works feature there with additional sections of Czech modern architecture, for a total of 415 designs. Among those whose work was featured, were many of the greatest modernist architects and designers of the era including Le Corbusier, Walter Gropius, Jaromír Krejcar, "E. Lisickij" (El Lissitzky), Peter Behrens, Kazimir Malevich, Ludwig Hilberseimer, Andre Lurcat, Erich Mendelsohn, Mies van der Rohe, J. N .Sobolev, Mart Stam, Richard Neutra, Hans Scharoun, Bruno Taut, J. J. P. Oud, Henri van de Velde, Adolf Meyer, Hans Poelzig, Gerrit Rietveld and Frank Loyd Wright, as well as Czech architects Antonín Černý, Bohuslav Fuchs, Karel Chochola, Adolf Loos and Vít Obrtel. The catalog lists those architects and designs exhibited, and includes a preface by Czech architect and professor Oldřich Starý (1884-1971) and nine pages of advertisements at the end.
Text in Czech.
Wrappers with light rubbing to extremities, and minor foxing and smudges to the covers. Wrappers in very good-, interior in near fine condition overall. Extremely scarce. vg- to near fine. Item #45443