Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Le Corbusier: Städtebau

Stuttgart: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 1929. First German language edition. Hardcover. Quarto. xi,[1],261,[3]pp. Decorative black cloth with yellow lettering on cover and spine. Le Corbusier's authoritative work on urban planning / architecture was first published in 1925 in France under the title "Urbanisme." In three parts: Allgemeine Auseinandersetzung / Eine Laboratoriumsarbeit, eine theoretische Studie / Ein Spezialfall: Das Zentrum von Paris. Profusely illustrated with 218 b/w reproductions of photographs, drawings and architectural plans. With partly colored double-page city plan & large fold-out plan in rear. Includes two-page publisher's advertisement, as published. Translated from French into German by Hans Hildebrandt. Tail of spine slightly bumped. Slight foxing to some pages and to verso of fold-out plan, heavier foxing on first and last few leaves. Overall very good condition. Tight copy of the first German edition. vg. Item #29179

Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris (1887-1965) used the pseudonym Le Corbusier. He was a Swiss-born architect, writer, sculptor, painter and modern furniture designer who became famous for his contributions to 'Modern Architecture'.

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