München: Albert Langen Verlag, 1927. Second revised (Viertes bis Sechstes Tausend). Hardcover. Quarto. 111pp. Original yellow cloth with red lettering and design on cover, red lettering on spine, in original illustrated dustjacket, orange lettering on spine. Black endpapers. Publisher's device on half-title. Title and facing page with Bauhaus design. Typography and cover by L. Moholy-Nagy, dustjacket by Farkas Molnar. Second revised edition contains five additional pages of text and illustrations.
Foreword Walter Gropius: 'International Architecture is a picture book of modern architecture providing an overview of the work of leading modern architects (To be useful to the layman the editor limited the illustrations to renditions of external appearances of architecture. Typical floor plans and interiors will be supplied in a future volume). The second edition includes new illustrations, partially replacing previous ones.' Profusely illustrated with b/w offset reproductions of photographs and architectural drawings of projects by Peter Behrens, Henry van der Velde, Walter Gropius, Hans Poelzig, Hannes Meyer, Mies van der Rohe, Erich Mendelsohn, Perret Frères, Adolf Loos, Bruno and Max Taut, Richard Neutra, Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret, Farkas Molnar, Marcel Breuer and others. Contains register of illustrations and a list of Bauhausbücher at rear.
Text in German. Dustjacket with light wear along edges, small chips at corners with quarter inch chips at head and tail of spine and very light chipping along spine; small water stain at bottom of front cover near spine and two one inch closed tears at top edge of back cover, lightly rubbed. Original yellow cloth cover bright in fine condition. Illustrated bookplate of C. F. Alexander with signature and date, 1952. Small dealer plate glued to inside back cover. Dustjacket in overall good, binding and interior in very good condition. g to vg condition. Item #48231