Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Berliner Architektur der Nachkriegszeit (Postwar Berlin Architecture). E. M. Hajos, L. Zahn, E. Redslob, Introduction.
Berliner Architektur der Nachkriegszeit (Postwar Berlin Architecture)
Berliner Architektur der Nachkriegszeit (Postwar Berlin Architecture)
Berliner Architektur der Nachkriegszeit (Postwar Berlin Architecture)
Berliner Architektur der Nachkriegszeit (Postwar Berlin Architecture)
Berliner Architektur der Nachkriegszeit (Postwar Berlin Architecture)
Berliner Architektur der Nachkriegszeit (Postwar Berlin Architecture)
Berliner Architektur der Nachkriegszeit (Postwar Berlin Architecture)
Berliner Architektur der Nachkriegszeit (Postwar Berlin Architecture)

Berliner Architektur der Nachkriegszeit (Postwar Berlin Architecture)

Berlin: Albertus-Verlag, 1928. First edition. Softcover. Large Quarto. xiii (i), 131pp. Original stiff tan wraps with photo-illustrated dustjacket attached, with white lettering on cover, black on spine, protected by modern mylar. The photo of postwr Paris architecture on rear cover of dustjacket was never never published elsewhere. The inside flap lists four volumes of the projected series: Berlin, Paris, Vienna and Amsterdam. Contains eleven b/w in-text and one hundred and forty-six b/w photographs on plates. New design, not emulation of old styles should be the attitude in postwar Berlin, promises Edwin Redslob in his introduction, describing a time of reflection in the capitol of the German Reich, deeming the inventive architect to be the pillar of the future in a growing metropolis. The examples for the new direction presented here extensively in b/w photography are designs of E. Mendelsohn, the Brothers Luckhardt, Bruno Paul, Hans Poelzig, Bruno Taut, E. Gutkind, Walter Gropius, O. Bartning, H. Tessenow and others, including settlements, retail facilities, movie theaters, hospitals, administrative buildings, churches, etc. The appendix contains architectural plans, a list of architects and their buildings, a list of photographs with descriptive text, a bibliography and a list of publications containing architectural contributions in the postwar era. Publisher's advertisements on inside flap at front. Text in German. Dustjacket with some fraying along edges. Interior in very good+ condition. g- to vg+. Item #48635

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