Kirchliche Kunst der Gegenwart
Stuttgart: Deutsche Bauten, 1930. First edition. Softcover. Folio (12 1/2 x 9"). 68pp. Original gilt-stamped blue wrappers, with gold and blue lettering to front cover.
"Kirchliche Kunst der Gegenwart" is an exhaustive survey of interwar modernist church architecture profusely illustrated throughout with 98 b/w photographic reproductions, floor plans, and architectural drawings.
Its author, architect Hans Herkommer is well known for having built the Frauenfriedenskirche (Women's Peace Church), a Roman Catholic Church in Bockenheim, Frankfurt am Main (1927-29).
This work includes a list of architects and photographers in folding chart at rear.
Head and tail of spine partly chipped. Text in German. Wrappers in overall good, interior in very good condition. g to vg. Item #42257