New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1938. Hardcover. 4to. Terra cotta cloth with brown lettering and rules. 111pp. Numerous illustrations, floor plans, line drawings. Very good. Mild binding edgewear; endpapers typically age toned; couple of tipped-in (as issued) errata slips. Item #47196
A tight and attractive first edition of this ahead-of-its-day foray into Modernism from the Austrian-American Frankl (1886-1958), the architect turned pioneering designer who helped shape Modernism in America. Front flyleaf bears boldly pencilled ownership initials of J. Eric Anderson (1922-2013), noted architect who served as president of the Northern Illinois chapter of the American Institute of Architects.