Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

The Architectural Digest. Volume VII, No. 4

Los Angeles: John C. Brasfield, 1930. First edition. Softcover. Folio. 180pp. Original illustrated textured tan wraps with brown lettering on cover. Decorative border and publisher's device on title page. Printed to heavy tan paper. Beautifully illustrated with sepia-toned photographs and an architectural plan for most projects, highliting the Norris residence in Pasadena, architect Garrett van Pelt, Jr., and Charles Gibbs Adams, landscape architect, photo by Haight (pp. 5–9); the Neff residence in Pasadena, architect Wallace Neff with photographs by Padilla ((pp. 16–19); the Kaufmann residence in Holmby Hills, architect Gordon B. Kaufmann, with photos by Clarke (pp. 53–63); the Ferndale Ranch of Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Doheny, Santa Paula, by architect Wallace Neff, with photo by Padilla (pp. 69–71); the Gilette Ranch House in Calabasas, architect Wallace Neff, with photo by Padilla (pp. 81–83); the Lockhart residence by architect Paul R. Williams, with photo by Clarke (pp. 100–105); and the Thomson residence in San Marino, architect Gordon B. Kaufmann, with Clarke photograph (pp. 109–115), among others. Pages 141 through 180 are reserved for advertisements, mostly illustrated, including a luxurious Crane bathroom with reference to Sarah Bernhardt, who had threatened to sue a hotel because an uninviting bathroom spoiling her day and her evening performance. Ads also include the Los Angeles Art Glass Co., the George C. Sagar's ad for decorations and furnishings for Homes and Theaters, and an ad for Malibu Potteries, manufacturers of decorative floor and wall tiles, still operating from Topanga, California, today. Wraps with light wear along edge, some creasing, a one inch closed tear at bottom front edge, and some staining from rusted staples at spine. Wraps in overall good-, interior in fine condition. g- to fine. Item #47487

Price: $200.00

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