Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

The Architectural Digest. Volume VII, No. 1

Los Angeles: John C. Brasfield, 1929. First edition. Softcover. Folio. 180pp. Original photo-illustrated textured tan wraps with white lettering on cover. Decorative border and publisher's device on title page. Printed to heavy tan paper. Beautifully illustrated with sepia-toned photographs and one architectural plan for most projects, highlighting the Kellogg Ranch near Pomona, architects Myron Hunt and H. C. Chambers, landscape architect Charles Gibbs Adams, photographer W. M. Clarke, (pp. 415), the Chandler residence, architect Wallace Neff, photo by Padilla Co. (pp. 36–37), the Old Mill and Golf Course of Harold Lloyd, landscape architect A. E. Hanson, photo Haight (p. 45), the Kauffmann residence at Castellammare, architect Kenneth MacDonald, photo Padilla Co. (pp. 51–61), the Dolores del Rio residence, architect and construction J. Ross Castendyck, designer Milton J. Black, no photo credits (pp. 71–76), the Letts residence at Holmby Hills, architect Arthur Kelly, associate Joe Estep, photo Padilla Co. (pp. 85–93), among others. All entries with credits for architects, contractors, artisans, craftsmen, lighting, etc. Pages 132 through 180 are reserved for advertisements, mostly illustrated, including two pages with images of the Los Angeles City Hall ceiling decorations by Heinsbergen Decorating Company. The decorations were designed and executed by Anthony Heinsbergen, a Dutch-born muralist who designed the interior of Los Angeles movie theaters, incl. United Artists, Hollywood Pantages and Wiltern, and Herman Sachs, a Romanian-born artist who contributed important design to the Bullocks Wilshire. Wraps with light wear along edges, light creasing and rubbing. Vg to fine. Item #47488

Price: $225.00

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