Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Book of Drawings [INSCRIBED / SIGNED]. Herbert Bayer.
Book of Drawings [INSCRIBED / SIGNED]
Book of Drawings [INSCRIBED / SIGNED]
Book of Drawings [INSCRIBED / SIGNED]
Book of Drawings [INSCRIBED / SIGNED]

Book of Drawings [INSCRIBED / SIGNED]

Chicago: Paul Theobald, 1961. First edition. Softcover in Slipcase. Inscribed on title page: "To Barbara Poe / with love and affection / Herbert and Joella (Bayer's wife)/ Christmas 1965. Quarto. 8pp. 42 plates. Original portfolio in white printed wrappers, protected by modern mylar, housed in original printed pink paper-covered slipcase. Distinctive drawings by one of the masters and considered to have been the last living member of the Bauhaus. 42 reproductions (39 b/w, two red, one blue) Otto Karl Bach in his preface describes as "drawings at once may be the extension of the past into the future, the philosophical analysis of a complicated universal environment, the blueprints for a structure in another medium, the secret calligraphy of a mystic, and a self-contained microcosm. all these seem to be evident in this book of drawings by Herbert Bayer." Includes facsimile reprint of a handwritten introduction by Herbert Bayer. Slipcase lightly rubbed with light sunning at foredge. Wrappers and printed plates with light age-toning along edges not affecting images. Prints 26 and 27 with small crease in upper left corner. Slipcase in overall good+, portfolio in very good condition. vg. Item #36594

Price: $350.00

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