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1940
1940 
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Frank Lloyd Wright: A Pictorial Record of Architectural Progress (Soft Cover - Spiral Bound)  (Published by The Institute of Modern Art, Boston) Wright, Frank Lloyd Supplement to the Loan Exhibition held by The Institute of Modern Art - January 24 - March 3, 1940.  The exhibition was a photographic exhibition, and this was the supplemental catalog that accompanied the exhibition.  It dealt specifically with homes.  (First Edition)  (Sweeney 502) Pp 62 0502.00.0799
1940
New Directions In Prose & Poetry (Hard Cover) (Published annually by New Directions, Norfolk, Connecticut) Wright, Frank Lloyd; Section IV Edited by Kaufmann, Edgar Jr. Section IV: New Directions in Design. I: "The New Design and Public Acceptance." Includes references to Wright. "...The most important contribution our design world has made (expressed in architecture and writing on it) is that of Frank Lloyd Wright; an organic concept based as much on inspiration as on experience. He emphasizes function and material as did the Bauhaus and adds, as their equivalents, the user and the environment. It would be hard to overestimate the...  Continue... Pp 257-278 0502.01.0317
1941
1941 
Frank Lloyd Wright On Architecture: Selected writings on architecture between 1894 and 1940.  (Hard Cover - DJ)  (Published by Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd; Edited Gutheim, Frederick Published as the initial volume by Duell, Sloan and Pearce in the Frank Lloyd Wright series. Selected writings on architecture between 1894 and 1940.  Original HC List Price $3.50. (First Edition)  (Sweeney 532) Pp 275 0532.00.0904
1941

 
Frank Lloyd Wright, Duell, Sloan and Pearce (Booklet) (Published by Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd Booklet for three Wright books published by Duell, Sloan and Pearce, Frank Lloyd Wright On Architecture, 1894 - 1940; An Autobiography; In The Nature of Materials, The Buildings of Frank Lloyd Wright, 1887 - 1941. All three to be published in 1941-1942. "In this astonishing era of the salesman when everything, from a sausage to a candidate for President of the United States, merit or no merit, is expanded with glowing emotion, it may be proper, As Duell, Sloan and Pearce...  Continue... Pp 8 0532.05.0316
1941
Frank Lloyd Wright On Architecture. Selected Writings 1894 and 1940, Edited with an Introduction by Frederick Gutheim. (Hard Cover, Green Cloth Cover) (Published by Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd; Edited Gutheim, Frederick "When I first considered the collection and arrangement of the selected writings of Frank Lloyd Wright in one volume I was aware of the existence of a great mass of published and unpublished material. As my work progressed I began to realize how much more extensive was this literature than I had originally supposed. While the selections printed here are but a small part of Wright’s literally effort, a work which must be considered of increasing importance, I am confident...  Continue... Pp 275 0532.03.0816
1941 
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Frank Lloyd Wright On Architecture: Selected writings on architecture between 1894 and 1940, Edited with an Introduction by Frederick Gutheim.  (Hard Cover) (Published by Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd; Edited Gutheim, Frederick Published as the initial volume by Duell, Sloan and Pearce in the Frank Lloyd Wright series.  Selected writings on architecture between 1894 and 1940. Original HC List Price $3.50.  (Fourth Edition)  (Sweeney 532) Pp 275 0532.04.1299
1941
Artist In Living, Anne and Vibe Spicer, With Some Unpublished Poems by Anne Higginson Spicer (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago) Compiled by: Hall, Lucy Duncan; Sanborn, Louise Kirkland; Sears, Dorothy Foreword: "To have known Anne and Vibe Spicer is to have glimpsed life as something very different form the ordinary, humdrum sense of existence. To them life was alluring, enchanting, full of worthwhile things to do, of beauty, of challenge. They met its challenge with a gallant spirit, an out-giving friendliness, with enthusiasm and courage..." 5.9 x 8.75 Pp 180 0571.11.0314
1941
As Day Breaks (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago) Watts, Edith Allen; Inscribed: "For, Mary Lester Luther, in loving remembrance of our precious times together. Edith Allen Watts." This is "the first book written by Miss Watts. The seventy-five poems constitute a constructive appreciation of some of the serious and amusing emotions which color and vitalize our days. They are distinguished by imagination, beauty of form and construction and may be fairly classified as literature... Appreciators and friends of the accomplished author will welcome this book to their collection of modern verse." Publisher’s Description. Preface: "...Though no...  Continue... Pp 88 0571.09.0214
1941
Contourscaping (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago) Root, Ralph Rodney Root was a landscape architect noted for his formalism in style and approach. "Landscaping is an activity dealing entirely with display plantings of trees, shrubs, vines, and garden flowers, and the making of lawns, is the opinion of the many, and that anyone having anything to do with horticultural things is a landscape architect..." Roots fifth book on landscaping. Includes 38 illustrations, one in color. Drawings by Margrette Oatway Dornbusch, Landscape renderings...  Continue... Pp 246 0571.14.1014
1941

Reminiscences of a Schoolmaster (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago)

Dodge, Chester C. Foreword: "In the following pages Mr. Chester C. Dodge traverses his fifty-four years in the service of education to give us the Reminiscences of a School Man. The first eight of those years were spent in the schools of various small towns once suburbs of Chicago - Englewood, Town of Lake, Hyde Park - a novitiate, in a manner of speaking, which successfully prepared him from his larger sphere of activities in Chicago..." 5.5 x 7.75 (First Edition) Pp 148 0571.12.0314
1941
The Ice Age and The History of The Earth (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago) Dankoler, Harry E. "The author of this book has expounded a long standing theory regarding the change in the polarity of the earth, which may have brought the present polar regions from the tropics to the Frigid Zone, and emphasizes the facts concerning the ‘inter-glacial’ periods caused every 25,800 years by the Precession of the Equinoxes..." (Dust jacket) Signed by the author. Frontispiece is a photograph of the author. Illustration and cover design by Ralph Fletcher Seymour...  Continue... Pp 154 0571.13.0814
1942
1942 
The Wisconsin: River of a Thousand Isles (Published by Farrar & Rinehart Inc., New York, Toronto) Derleth, August "The Shining Brow." Section VII, Chapter 7. "If I were suffered to apply the word genius to only one living American, I would save it for Frank Lloyd Wright. So said Alexander Woollcott a decade ago, and since Woollcott is not overly given to superlatives, the owner of Taliesin on the shores of the Wisconsin just below Tower Hill, across the river from Spring Green, had every right to be proud of that accolade. This kind of adulation was sweet wine for a man who... (First Edition) (Sweeney 572)   Continue... Pp 301-308 0572.00.1112
1942 
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In The Nature of Materials: 1887 - 1941, The Buildings of Frank Lloyd Wright  (Hard Cover DJ)  (Published by Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York) Hitchcock, Henry-Russell This is the second volume in the series of three published by Duell, Sloan and Pearce devoted to a complete presentation of the life, literature and work of Wright.  This is the essential background book on the architect’s work. Includes 414 photographs and illustrations.  Original HC list price $3.50. 8.5 x 8.5.  (First Edition)  (Sweeney 573) Pp 143 0573.00.0702
1942 
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In The Nature of Materials: 1887 - 1941, The Buildings of Frank Lloyd Wright  (Hard Cover DJ)  (Published by Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York) Hitchcock, Henry-Russell This is the second volume in the series of three published by Duell, Sloan and Pearce devoted to a complete presentation of the life, literature and work of Wright. This is the essential background book on the architect’s work. Includes 414 photographs and illustrations. Original HC list price $6.00. 8.5 x 8.5.  (Third Edition)  (Sweeney 573) Pp 143 0573.00.0399
1942 
What is Modern Architecture? 1: Introductory series to the modern arts (Soft Cover) (Published by the Museum of Modern Art, New York) Museum of Modern Art What is Modern Architecture? Is the first publication of the Introductory Series to the Modern Arts. As other volumes are added, this series will eventually form a comprehensive introduction to various phases of modern art. This booklet is based upon a circulating exhibition prepared by the Museum’s former Curator of Architecture, John McAndrew and Elisabeth Mock. Pages 20-21: Frank Lloyd Wright, Fallingwater, country lodge for Edgar Kaufmann, Bear Run, Pennsylvania... (First Edition)   Continue... Pp 36 0593.05.1112
1943
1943
For His Return (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago, Illinois. Bound in dark blue cloth with gilt lettering.) Fowler, Elsie Melchert The poems in this book have long been due for presentation in permanent form. The writer Elsie Melchert Fowler has written for magazines and newspapers; some of these poems have been set to song or heard over broadcasts on the air. A considerable range of subject matter and high standard of imagination and of writing give this collection interest and value (dust jacket front flap). No anthology of poems written against the sounding-board of this world’s present...  Continue... Pp 77 0595.04.0114
1943 
Masters of Four Arts: Wright, Maillol, Picasso, Strawinsky. An Exhibition May 4 - May 29, 1943 at the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University (Soft Cover) (Published by the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA) Fogg Museum of Art Exhibition catalog lists items on display. Five models include: Robie House, Jacobs (I) House, Jester House (Project), Usonia Two (Winkler-Goetsch) and the Lloyd Lewis House. The exhibit also included drawings, photographs, abstractions and designs. Includes one photograph of Fallingwater. 6.5 x 9.5. (First Edition)  (Sweeney 594) Pp 21 0594.00.1112
1943 
An Autobiography  (Hard Cover - DJ)  (Published by Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd First published in 1932 by Longmans, Green and Company. Duell, Sloan and Pearce reprints An Autobiography to complete their trilogy.  This Duell First Edition divides Book One into Book One and Book Two.  Book Three: Work,  Book Four: Freedom.  There is an addition to the version, Book Five: Form.  All the original photographs were deleted and one new photograph added. 3,000 copies were printed of this first edition.  By 1962, it had gone through... (First Edition)  (Sweeney 595)   Continue... Pp 561 0595.00.1299
1943 
This America (Hard Cover) (Published by The Macmillan Company, New York. First published in 1942.) Wright, Frank Lloyd; Edited by Kern, John D.; Griggs, Irwin Chapter 35: "Organic Architecture". Condensed and reprinted from "Frank Lloyd Wright on Architecture", Wright, Edited by Gutheim, 1941, pages 177-191. First published in Architect’s Journal, August, 1936. "In this paper Wright dealt with the period 1893-1920... At the risk of some repetition nearly all of this paper has been reprinted here because it summarizes a great deal of what has been said before in a new perspective." Gutheim, 1941. 6.25 x 9.5. (Second Edition)  Pp 375-380 0595.03.0213
1944
1944
Forty-Seven Wisconsin Stories (Self published. Distributed by Chippewa Falls Book Agency, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin) Muggah, Mary Gates; Raihle, Paul H. Chapter 38: Frank Lloyd Wright. The chapter revolves around the earthquake that destroyed Tokyo in 1923, but not the Imperial Hotel... "While everyone deplores the bombing of the beautiful cities of Europe, Wright looks upon it as almost a blessing in disguise. He says that when the war is over, his plan for Broadacre will go to Europe. He hopes that his plans will help to build a better, more beautiful world to live in." Original list price, fourth edition, $2.00. 5.5 x 8.75. Pp 125-127 0596.01.1013
1944
Growing Up With Chicago (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, 410 Michigan Ave, Chicago. In 1947, Harrison authored With The American Red Cross in France 1918-1919, also published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour) Harrison, Carter H. Excerpts courtesy of The Newberry Library, Chicago: Carter Henry Harrison IV, like his father, was a five term Democratic mayor of Chicago (1897-1905, 1911-15). He was born on April 23, 1860. In 1874, his father was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. He attended Yale University Law School and practiced law until 1891 when he and his brother took over the operation of the Chicago Times, which their father had recently purchased. On the final day of the World...  Continue... Pp 375 0605.02.1115 0605.03.1117
1945
1945 
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America is West  (Hard Cover)  (Published by the University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis) Wright, Frank Lloyd A compilation of many writers.  Section Ten, Chapter nine: "Young Architect in Chicago".  A reprint from "An Autobiography", 1932 and 1943 Editions page 63-71.  (First Edition) Pp 481-490 0609.01.1099
1945 
An Autobiography  (Hard Cover - DJ) (Published by Faber & Faber Limited and The Hyperion Press Limited, London) Wright, Frank Lloyd 3,000 copies were printed of this first edition.  In 1946 a second edition was printed, and in a third of 2,000 copies was printed in 1947.  Original HC List Price £35.00 (App $52.50)  (First Edition)  (Sweeney 606) Pp 486 0606.00.0205
1945 
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An Autobiography  (Hard Cover) (Published by Faber & Faber Limited and The Hyperion Press Limited, London) Wright, Frank Lloyd 3,000 copies were printed of this first edition.  In 1946 a second edition was printed, and in a third of 2,000 copies was printed in 1947.  Second Copy.  Original HC List Price £35.00 (App $52.50)  (First Edition)  (Sweeney 606) Pp 486 0606.01.0301
1945
F. L. Wright, Architettura Organica. L’Architettura della Democrazia (Organic Architecture. The Architecture of Democracy) (Hard Cover) (Published by Muggiani Tipografo, Milan, Italy) Wright, Frank Lloyd Printed in Italian. First published in 1939 by Lund Humphries & Co. LTD., London. The Sir George Watson Lectures of the Sulgrave Manor Board. Four lectures delivered on four different evenings... "were given by Mr. Frank Lloyd Wright at the Royal Institute of British Architects during his visit to England in May, 1939, as holder of the Sir George Watson chair of the Sulgrave Manor Board." In 1953, the four lectures were reprinted in full as part of "The Future... (Sweeney 608)   Continue... Pp 180 0608.00.1017
1945 
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When Democracy Builds  (Hard Cover - DJ)  (Published by the University of Chicago Press, Chicago) Wright, Frank Lloyd In 1932 Wright published his classic indictment on the city as “The Disappearing City”. Wright continued to work on his thesis and in 1945 republished it as "When Democracy Builds".  Copyright 1945 by the University of Chicago. Published 1945.  In 1958 he published his third and final version, “The Living City” expanding and rewriting it completely. Book review in Saturday Review. Original HC List Price $4.00.  (First Edition)  (Sweeney 609) Pp 131 0609.00.1099
1945 
When Democracy Builds  (Hard Cover)  (Published by the University of Chicago Press, Chicago) Wright, Frank Lloyd Copyright 1945 by the University of Chicago. Published 1945. Third Impression September 1945.  (Third Edition)  (Sweeney 609) Pp 131 0609.02.0403
1945 
Built in USA: Since 1932-1944 (Hard Cover - DJ) (Published by The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Distributed by Simon and Schuster, Inc., New York. 5,700 copies printed in May, 1944; 4,000 copies printed of the revised second edition in October, 1944; 7,000 copies printed of this third edition in November 1945.) Edited by: Mock, Elizabeth; Forward By: Goodwin, Philip L. Published in conjunction with the Exhibition "Built in the U.S.A. Since 1932", at The Museum of Modern Art, 1944. "The twelve years since 1932, when the Museum of Modern Art staged its revolutionary International Exhibition of Modern Architecture..." Of the forty-seven building high lighted at the exhibition, three of Wright’s buildings were featured. As Architectural Forum commented "Head and shoulders above all the work stand the three buildings of Frank Lloyd... (Third Edition)   Continue... Pp 128 0647.14.0811
1945 
Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida (Published by Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida) Florida Southern College An informational book about Florida Southern College.  Page three includes two interior photographs.  Page eleven includes three photographs and one illustration of the E.T. Roux Library nearly complete.  Pages 24-25 includes two photographs of the Annie Pfeiffer Chapel which was completed in 1941.  9 x 12. Pp 36 0647.02.0207
1945

How Buddhism Left India (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago. Undated. Top and sides cut, bottom uncut. Decorations, Cover and title page designed by Ralph Fletcher Seymour.)

O’Connor, Nellie Johnson Preface: "Traveling through India, I realized for the first time that while Gautama Buddha was born in India and his followers at the time of his death were numbered by thousands, today there are but few Buddhists in India... With this in mind, I became interested in making a study of causes... with the following results." Publishing dates very widely, 1900 to 1957. She wrote an article on parental insolvent in education, published in "The Elementary School Teacher, March 1904...  Continue... Pp 87 0647.20.0214
1945
Some Went This Way, A forty Year Pilgrimage Among Artists Bookmen and Printers (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Publisher, Chicago, Illinois) Seymour, Ralph Fletcher "The material in this book relates to times and events about which not much seems to have been written but which should interest those who care for the arts, books and printing. There are until now untold stories of our own artists, painters, poets, sculptures, dancers and architects who did their work among us..." (Dust jacket.) He also touches on his time in the Fine Arts Building, Chicago, his relationships with Harriet Monroe, Chauncey Williams, Francis Fisher Browne (two Wright...  Continue... Pp 294 0647.19.0114
1945 
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Tomorrow’s House  (Hard Cover)  (Published by Simon and Schuster, New York) Nelson, George; Wright, Henry Original HC List Price $3.00.  Text & Photos  (First Edition) Pp 208-213 0624.01.0401
1946
1946 
My Father Who is on Earth  (Published by G. P. Putman’s Sons, New York)  (Hard Cover DJ) Wright, John Lloyd An unconventional portrait of an unconventional man - Frank Lloyd Wright, stormy petrel of architecture.  The author is his son, who tells the things only he could tell about his father. Review in Saturday Review. Original cover price $3.50.  5.75 x 8.5.  (First Edition) (Sweeney 648) Pp 195 0648.00.0607
1946 
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My Father Who is on Earth  (Hard Cover)  (Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York) Wright, John Lloyd An unconventional portrait of an unconventional man - Frank Lloyd Wright, stormy petrel of architecture.  The author is his son, who tells the things only he could tell about his father.  Original cover price $3.50.  5.75 x 8.5.  (First Edition)  (Sweeney 648) Pp 195 0648.01.0101
1946 
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My Father Who is on Earth  (Hard Cover - Rebound by the Milwaukee Public Library)  (Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York) Wright, John Lloyd An unconventional portrait of an unconventional man - Frank Lloyd Wright, stormy petrel of architecture.  The author is his son, who tells the things only he could tell about his father.  Original cover price $3.50.  5.25 x 8. (First Edition) (Milwaukee Public Library Recover)  (Sweeney 648) Pp 195 0648.02.0200
1946 
Annual Forum, 1946, New York Herald Tribune.  Reprinted as the Taliesin Square-Paper #10: Nonpolitical Voice.  (Hard Cover)  (Published by the New York Tribune, Inc., New York) New York Herald Tribune The Struggle for Justice as a World Force. Report of the New York Herald Tribune Annual Forum. At the Waldorf-Astoria, New York City. October 28, 29 and 30, 1946. Second Session: Tuesday, October 29, 1946, 1:46p.m. (#9): "The Right to be One’s Self" Frank Lloyd Wright.  Original HC List Price $1.50.  (First Edition) Pp 113-7 0648.02.0102
1946 
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Faces of Destiny  (Hard Cover)  (Published simultaneously by Ziff-Davis Publishing Co, Chicago, New York and George G. Harrap Co. LTD., London) Karsh, Yousuf Short Biography and portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright (Second Edition) Pp 158-9 0648.01.1101
1946
If You Want To Build A House (Hard Cover) (Published by The Museum of Modern Art, New York) Mock, Elizabeth B.

"If you are going to take the trouble to built..." Although not mentioned in the body of the text, there are many photographs and captions of FLW homes Including 1) Goetsh-Winkler (3);  2) Willey (2);  3) Rosenbaum (1);  4) Hanna (2);  5) Fallingwater (4);  6) Taliesin West (1);  7) Pew (1);  8) Pauson (2);  9) La Minitura (1). Seventeen photographs of Wright homes. Thirty-One Thousand Copies Printed. 7.5 x 10.25 (First Edition)

Pp 96 0685.21.0318
1946
Open Windows (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago) Bowen, Louise deKoven Preface. Many men have been famous raconteurs. Few women have ever found their way into this distinguished group. Among those of recent years, the Abou Ben Adham is Mrs. Joseph T. Bowen of Chicago, whose wit, understanding, and versatility have made her the joy of all her listeners. Perhaps one of the most significant comments was made by a friend who said: "It never matters how many times I have heard these stories. They never grow stale..." Helen M. Bennett...  Continue... Pp 272 0685.10.0214
1946
Stained Glass Windows. Poems and Fragments of Prose (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Fine Arts Building, Chicago) Veeder, Grace Neahr For A. H. V. II. "My long-time Love, at fifty years. How young your kindly face appears. To An impartial eye. Your walk. Is buoyant still and, as you talk, Your voice, unchanged, the spirit cheers. Yet from your lips one sometimes hears. Regret that scarce a soul reveres. Your actual age. – ‘Tis quite a shock, My long-time Love! Oh let one thought assuage such fears, A greater power than might bring tears, Or make of others’ rights a mock, Your tenderness, when tempests rock...  Continue... Pp 95 0685.16.0516
1946
Tomorrow’s Small House. Models and Plans. (Soft Cover) (Published by The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Bulletin of The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Vol. XII, No. 5, Summer 1945.) MOMA; Curator: Mock, Elizabeth B. Exhibition at MOMA, New York, May 28 - September 30, 1945. "These models were not originally made for display, but as means of achieving the persuasive color photographs which have been appearing in the pages of the Journal since January, 1944... The Museum served as consultant in preparing for presentation those models which it chose for exhibition..." Chapter VIII. "Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright. A house with the audacity of a comet. The masterful hand of the...  Continue... Pp 20 0624.03.1015
1947
1947 
When Democracy Builds  (Hard Cover)  (Published by the University of Chicago Press, Chicago) Wright, Frank Lloyd Revised Edition. Copyright 1945 by the University of Chicago. Published 1945. Second Edition 1945. Second Impression 1947. (Second Edition)  (Sweeney 609) Pp 140 0609.01.0799
1947
Mies Van Der Rohe (Stiff Soft Cover) (Published by The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Twelve thousand copies of this book were printed in September 1947 for the trustees of The Museum of Modern Art by the Plantin Press, New York.) Johnson, Philip C. Preface. This monograph is published on the occasion of an exhibition of the architecture of Mies van der Rohe held at The Museum of Modern Art, September 16 -- November 23, 1947. "Writings by Mies Van Der Rohe. 1940: Frank Lloyd Wright. An appreciation written for the unpublished catalog of the Frank Lloyd Wright exhibition held at The Museum of Modern Art. About the beginning of this century the great European artistic restoration instigated...  (Sweeney 686)  Continue... Pp 195-196 0686.00.0718
1947 
Usonia Homes, A Cooperative, Inc. (Published by the Eastern Cooperative League) Henken, David A pamphlet describing the Usonia Homes Cooperative, Pleaseantville, New York.  David Henken, a Taliesin apprentice between 1942 and 1943 formed the Rochdale Cooperative in 1944.  It became Usonia Homes in 1944.  97 acres were purchase in 1947.  Three Wright homes were built (Friedman, Serlin and Reisley). 40 were built by Wright apprentices including Henken. Includes seven photographs of Wright homes.  8.5 x 11. (First Edition) Pp 8 0720.05.0307
1947
Clipped Wings (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour. Title page includes Seymour’s Alderbrink Press insignia. Printed on a cream laid paper with a Tweedweed watermark. Top edge trimmed, others uncut.) Sanderson, Isabel A compilation of 67 poems. Foreword: "I do not mind that life has clipped my wings - Poetry, which seems machine-made and unnatural to so many misled souls, is as natural as breathing, or eating, or loving. Poetry and prose are the two halves of the same terrain, the continent of man’s expression in words..." Isabel Sanderson, a North Shore (Chicago) poet, was the author of three books of poetry, this her third. She worked with veterans at Hines Hospital in creative writing and poetry...  Continue... Pp 90 0720.13.1115
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1947
Sad Azrael And Other Poems (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, 410 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago. Printed on a beige paper, top and bottom edges trimmed, outside uncut. "This is one of an edition of 100 numbered copies of a book entitled Sad Azreal. Decorations, Illustrations and Format by Ralph Fletcher Seymour" Hand lettered: "Number 43." ) Raymond, Clifford Raymond joined the Tribune as a reporter in 1898. He became the chief editorial writer in 1939, and retired in 1942. He published several volumes of fiction and poetry. This is a compilation of 17 poems and includes two etchings pulled from copper plates, bound into the volume. Each etching is plate engraved with his initials, and signed lower right in pencil. 7 x 10 (First Edition) Pp 41 0720.18.0216
1947
With The American Red Cross in France 1918-1919 (Hard Cover) (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago. Boards covered in red cloth, text in gilt on cover and spine.) Harrison, Carter H. Excerpts courtesy of The Newberry Library, Chicago: Carter Henry Harrison IV, like his father, was a five term Democratic mayor of Chicago (1897-1905, 1911-15). He was born on April 23, 1860. In 1874, his father was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. He attended Yale University Law School and practiced law until 1891 when he and his brother took over the operation of the Chicago Times, which their father had recently purchased. On the final day of... (First Edition) Continue... Pp 341 0720.12.1214
1948
1925/1948 
The Life Work of the American Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright, (1925: Published by C.A. Mees Santpoort, Holland.  1948: Bound and distributed by A. Kroch and Sons, Publishers. Chicago) Introduction by H. Th. Wijdeveld 1925: Seven separate issue of the art magazine Wendingen (7-3 through 7-9) were bound together in a single book. 3,000 copies of the book were published according to “Wendingen: A Journal for the Arts, 1918-1932" page 168. 1947: Nov 27, Kroch ordered 500 copies of the remaining unbound stock according to “Wendingen”. 1948: Publisher A. Kroch & Son publishes 500 copies of the original 1926 printing that had been left unbound, according to “Sweeney”. 13 x 13.5.  (First 1948 Edition) (Sweeney 165) Pp 164 0165.02.0506
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1949 
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The New Theatre - Special Exhibition, January 26 - February 27, 1949. The Architectural Model, Plan, Renderings of:  (Project for Hartford Conn.). Hartford Conn. Wadsworth Atheneum, Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibit brochure for show at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum.  The Architectural Model, Plan, Renderings of The New Theatre.  These designs were revived in 1949 for a group in Hartford Conn.  Adequate funds were not raised, and it remained a project.  This exhibit was for showing the Architectural Model, Plans and Renderings.  First public exhibition.  (See "Taliesin Drawings"  Pp 52 - 55.) This design looks similar to the New Theatre for Woodstock, New York (1931...  (Sweeney 749)   Continue... Pp 4 0749.00.1101
1949 
Buildings By Frank Lloyd Wright in Six Middle Western States: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin (Soft Cover) (Published by Burnham Library of Architecture, The Art Institute of Chicago) Compilation of the Material has been carried out by Library Assistant Etta Arntzen Type written text. "The following list is intended for those who would like to see some of the Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the Middle West." Most of the data is based on Hitchcock’s "In The Nature of Materials". Mr. Masselinck also assisted. An annotated list by areas, including address, date of construction, owner’s name and a brief description. Was revised in 1954, and republished in 1963 as "Guide to Chicago & Midwestern Architecture". 8.5 x 11. (First Edition)  (Sweeney 747) Pp 13 0747.00.1212
1949 
Genius and the Mobocracy (Hard Cover - DJ)  (Published by Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd Shortly before his death in 1924, Louis Sullivan gave Frank Lloyd Wright 100 of his drawings, instructing him to write his architectural biography. "Not having so much to be humbled about, I have tried - with honest arrogance - to describes the tragedy, triumph, and significance of the great man who invariably signed himself Louis H. Sullivan; to tell you why I, through never his disciple - nor that of any man - called him Liebermeister... (First Edition)  (Two Copies)  (Sweeney 750)   Continue... Pp 113 0750.00.0798
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1949

A Minstrel Friar, His Legacy of Song (Hard Cover DJ) Signed by the author. (Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago, Illinois)

Tucker, Irwin St. John Verses signed "Friar Tuck" have appeared over a period of some thirty-five years in Chicago’s newspaper columns. Thousands have treasured these poems, some of which, set to music, have been widely sung. Over thousands have met in person the Friar, who in real life is the Rev. Irwin St. John Tucker, pastor of the Little church at the End of the Road, and also a veteran member of the editorial staff of the Herald-American...  (First Edition)  Continue... Pp 248 0798.13.0214
1949
Florida Southern College; Interlachen 1949 (Yearbook) (Published by Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida) Florida Southern College Yearbook includes and helps date photographs of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings on the campus. Photographs include the Administration Buildings (pp. 10-11), the Esplanade (p. 10), Annie Pfeiffer Chapel (pp. 14-15), Roux Library (pp. 16-17, 33), Aerial view (p. 19), Esplande (p. 24), Administration Building (p. 29). 9.25 x 12.25. (First Edition) Pp 240 0798.12.0113
 

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