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BOOKS (1955-1959)
 
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YEAR TITLE AUTHOR DESCRIPTION PAGES ST#
1955
1955  What Men Have Written About Frank Lloyd Wright. A bibliography arranged by decades from 1900 to 1955 (Published by House Beautiful Magazine, New York) Karpel, Bernard Compiled and annotated by Bernard Karpel for House Beautiful Magazine.  A list of 330 books and periodicals to be used in connection with HB’s special issue of November 1955, which is devoted to the work, meaning and contribution of Frank Lloyd Wright.  A second booklet was published in 1959 to include writings by Wright. 8.5 x 11. (First Edition)  (Sweeney 1046) Pp 34 1046.00.0606
1955  ShingleStyle 2.jpg (6123 bytes) The Shingle Style and the Stick Style  (Soft Cover)  (Published by Yale University Press, New Haven and London) Scully, Vincent J. Many references to Wright including Chapter nine on Wright’s early career.  Original SC List Price $8.95.  (Fourth Edition) Pp 184 1047.02.0501
1955  An American Architecture   (Hard Cover - DJ)  (Published by Horizon Press, New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd; Edited by Kaufmann, Edgar “Wright in now universally regarded as one of history’s great men - the man has liberated architecture, the man whose work is changing the face of the earth.”  Includes 250 photographs and illustrations. The first page has a red square in the top right hand corner. Hand written note:  It as given as a gift on Dec. 9, 1955.  The dust jacket list the price as $10 on the front cover flap and the address for Horizon Press as 220 West 42nd Street, New York 36 on the back cover and...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1050) Pp 269 1050.00.1206
1955  AmArch 2.jpg (9968 bytes) An American Architecture   (Hard Cover - DJ)  (Published by Horizon Press, New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd; Edited by Kaufmann, Edgar While this version indicates it to be a first edition, it varies from the first volume.  The first page does not have a red square in the top right hand corner.  The dust jacket list the price as $15 on the front cover flap and the address for Horizon Press as 156 Fifth Avenue, New York 10 on the back cover and back cover flap.  It also lists the price for The Natural House as $7.50.  Comparing this to the previous book leads me to believe that the red square in Wright publications...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1050) Pp 269 1050.01.0999
1955  AnAmerArchHor 2.jpg (2442 bytes) An American Architecture   (Hard Cover)  (Published by Horizon Press, New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd; Edited by Kaufmann, Edgar This version matches the version with the red square.  No DJ.  Original HC List Price $15.00.  (First Edition)  (Sweeney 1050) Pp 269 1050.02.0499
1955  AnAmerArchBram 2.jpg (2332 bytes) An American Architecture    (Hard Cover)  (Published by Bramhall House, New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd; Edited by Kaufmann, Edgar This Bramhall House version is the same on the inside, but has a different binding.  (Third Bramhall Edition)  (Sweeney 1050) Pp 269 1050.03.0399
1955  Mon Autobiographie  (Soft Cover with DJ)  (Published by Librairie Plon, Paris) Wright, Frank Lloyd French Version.  Original SC List Price 2.400 fr.  (First Edition)  (Sweeney 1059) Pp 294 1059.00.0404
1955  AutoFrench 2.jpg (3132 bytes) Mon Autobiographie  (Soft Cover and Hard Cover: Ex Library copy)  (Published by Librairie Plon, Paris) Wright, Frank Lloyd, Translated by Castier, Jules French Version.  Original SC List Price 2.400 fr. One copy bound by the City of Verdun Public Library, Quebec, Canada. French Version. Original SC List Price 2.400 fr. Includes 18 B&W photographs. Two copies. (First Edition)  (Sweeney 1059) Pp 294 1059.00.0699 1059.00.0613
1955  The Class of 1955, Princeton University Senior Banquet Princeton University Program for the Princeton University Class of 1955, Senior Banquet on March 16, 1955, Dillon Gymnasium.  Frank Lloyd Wright Guest of Honor. Address by Mr. Wright.  (First Edition) Pp 4 1060.01.0202
1955  Florida Southern College; Interlachen 1955 (Hard Cover Yearbook) Florida Southern College To bring us today, The college of tomorrow. Text and images of Wright designed buildings (Pp 14-31).  FLW... The greatest Architect of our times. Text and images of Wright (Pp 34-35). Down through the years... Construction of Wright buildings (Pp 316-321).  (First Edition) Pp 2 5 14-35 64 184 -5 256 9 316-21 1060.02.0404
1955  Schumacher’s Taliesin Line of Decorative Fabrics and Wallpaper  (Published by E.W. & Co. - Sample Books, Chicago) 
Sweeney lists the date as 1957 but includes: “This book is undated and possible appeared in 1955.”  F. Schumacher & Co. was founded in 1889.  A letter that accompanied this book states “Our Sixty-Sixth Year” which would make the publication date 1955 as Sweeney alludes to.
Also according to “Frank Lloyd Wright’s House...
Schumacher, Frederic Salesmen's sample book for a line of wallpapers designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.  26 wallpaper samples (four large sample designs in six or seven smaller colorways).  The wallpaper sold for $5.95 to $7.45 a roll, matched a line of fabrics also produced by Schumacher and coordinated with Wright's furniture for Heritage-Henredon.  13 large fabric samples with an additional 125 smaller samples of 5 to 30 colorways.  Designs include No. 103, 504, 102, 101, 502, 104...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1148) Pp 36 + 1148.00.0706
1955  1955 Letter: “Our Sixty-sixth Year” (Printed by F. Schumacher & Co., New York) H.L. Rose, Sales Manager Frank Lloyd Wright and F. Schumacher & Company Present “Taliesin”. Letter accompanying the 1955 portfolio. 8.5 x 11 1148.01.0706
1955  Frank Lloyd Wright Selects the Taliesin Palette in Martin-Senour Paints  (Produced by The Martin-Senour Company, Chicago)

According to “Frank Lloyd Wright’s House Beautiful”, Maddex 2000, page 36, “At Elizabeth Gordon’s urging, Wright in 1955 developed a line of home furnishings for people who did not live in one of his houses.”

Martin-Senour Company Inside:  House Beautiful and these manufacturers worked together to produce the Taliesin Ensemble:  Heritage-Henredon, Furniture;  Karastan, Rugs; The Martin-Senour Company, Paints;  Minic, Accessories;  F. Schumacher & Co., Fabrics & Wallpaper.  Includes 36 painted swatches.  Back: “In a program that reflects the American spirit and culture, Mr. Wright has designed furniture for Heritage-Henredon, fabrics and wallpaper for F. Schumacher & Co., rugs for Karastan...  Continue...   Pp 4 1148.06.0507
1956
1956  The Price Tower. Promotional folder and items.  (Published by the H. C. Price Co., Bartlesville, Oklahoma) Wright, Frank Lloyd; H. C. Price Co. The Price Tower, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, February 9, 1956.  A two-color folder  which includes: Seven 8 x 10 prints; Six post cards;  “Personal Commentary by Frank Lloyd Wright”;  "Typical Office Floor";  "Notes on the Structure”;  An advertisement for "The Story of the Tower".  Set missing matching envelope. 8.75 x 11.  Two sets.  (First Edition)  (Sweeney 1093) Pp 4 1093.00.0303 1093.14.0507
1956  The Price Tower. Personal Commentary by Frank Lloyd Wright.  (Published by the H. C. Price Co., Bartlesville, Oklahoma) Wright, Frank Lloyd Booklet included in The Price Tower Promotional Folder.  “Toward all I raise high the Perpendicular Hand...”  Wright comments of the skyscraper, the Price Tower and St. Mark’s.  “...Witness this release of the skyscraper from slavery (commercial bondage) to a humane freedom by Hal Price.”  Frank Lloyd Wright, Taliesin West.  3 x 9.  Two copies.  (First Edition) Pp 8 1093.11.0303 1093.28.0507
1956  The Price Tower. Typical Office Floor. (Published by the H. C. Price Co., Bartlesville, Oklahoma) Wright, Frank Lloyd; H. C. Price Co. Pamphlet included in The Price Tower Promotional Folder.  “This model professional office is laid out using the modula system which is shown in dotted lines”  Includes one illustration of the typical floor plan.  4 x 10.  (First Edition) Pp 4 1093.29.0507
1956  The Price Tower.  Notes on the Structure.  (Published by the H. C. Price Co., Bartlesville, Oklahoma) Wright, Frank Lloyd; H. C. Price Co. Pamphlet included in The Price Tower Promotional Folder.  Text includes specifics about the Price Tower.  Includes one photograph that covers the front and back cover.  4 x 10.   Two copies.  (First Edition) Pp 4 1093.12.0303 1093.30.0507
1956  The Story of The Tower.  (Published by Horizon Press inc., New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd; Horizon Press inc. Flyer included in The Price Tower Promotional Folder.  “The Story of the Tower.  The Tree that Escaped the Crowded Forest.”  Includes information about the book, an order form and one illustration.  9.1 x 6.  (First Edition) Pp 2 1093.31.0507
1956 The Price Tower.  (Published by the H. C. Price Co., Bartlesville, Oklahoma) H. C. Price Co. Pamphlet.  "The Price Tower.  Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright.  General Contractor: Culwell Construction Co., Oklahoma City."  Informational pamphlet about the Price Tower.  Probably handed out to potential residential and business renters. Includes an introduction by Harold C Price, Facts about the Price Tower, and A Word about H. C. Price Co.  Includes three photographs and one illustration.  5.5 x 8.5.  Four Copies included with folder.  (First Edition) Pp 4 1093.32.0507 1093.33.0507 1093.34.0507 1093.35.0507
1956  Sixty Years of Living Arch. Series Nine Chicago . Early Chicago Buildings. Later Cantilever Structures Including Mile-High Illinois  (Paperback) Frank Lloyd Wright Day Committee A catalogue for the Frank Lloyd Wright Day. Proclaimed by Mayor Richard J. Daley. Sponsored by The Day Committee, October 16, 17, 18, 1956. Hotel Sherman, Chicago. Includes a four page insert "The Mile-High Illinois" which describes and gives specifications about the mile-high skyscraper, dated October 1, 1956. (First Edition)  (Sweeney 1094) Pp 36 1094.00.0102
1956 The Mile-High Illinois  (Inserted with the above booklet) Frank Lloyd Wright Day Committee Included with the above booklet.  A four page insert which describes and gives specifications about the mile-high skyscraper, dated October 1, 1956. (First Edition) Pp 4 1094.01.0102
1956  Flyer announcing Frank Lloyd Wright speaks on The Mile-High Building - "The Illinois" A R.H. Barker Presentation (Related to above booklet) Frank Lloyd Wright Speaks at the Orchestra Hall, Friday Evening, October 19th at 8:15pm. Similar photograph (coat and tie) "Wright and grandson, Brandoch Peters" Circa 1950. Pg 1 1094.02.0102
1956  StoryTowerDJ 2.jpg (3669 bytes) The Story of the Tower  (Hard Cover - DJ)  (Published by Horizon Press, New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd Original HC List Price $6.00.  (First Edition)  (Sweeney 1095) Pp 134 1095.00.1100
1956  The Story of the Tower.  (Sales Flyer for Book)  (Published by Horizon Press inc., New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd; Horizon Press Wright, Frank Lloyd; Price Tower “The Exciting New Book By Frank Lloyd Wright: The Story of The Tower.”  Four page sales brochure includes four photographs.  The cover is a reproduction of the cover of the book.  Also includes single page insert advertising “An American Architecture” and Order Form on back for these two books as well as “The Natural House” and “The Future of Architecture”.  This sheet includes one illustration and one photograph.  6 x 9. Pp 6 1093.13.0806
1956  1956 Letter: “Our Sixty-seventh Year” (Printed by F. Schumacher & Co., New York) H.L. Rose, Sales Manager Bonus Sample! Newest Addition to Taliesin Line. Letter accompanying sample of Design 107. 8.5 x 11 1148.02.0706
1956 1956 Flyer: “A Special Bonus Sample” (Printed by F. Schumacher & Co., New York) F. Schumacher & Co. Small flyer accompanying Design 107. 7.75 x 4.5 1148.03.0706
1956 1956 Letter: “Our Sixty-seventh Year” (Printed by F. Schumacher & Co., New York) H.L. Rose, Sales Manager Latest Additions to The Taliesin Line by Frank Lloyd Wright.  Letter accompanying latest samples. 8.5 x 11 1148.04.0706
1956 1956 Letter: “Additions to Frank Lloyd Wright Taliesin Line ” (Printed
by F. Schumacher & Co., New York)
H.L. Rose, Sales Manager Price list stapled to above letter accompanying latest samples. 8.5 x 11 1148.05.0706
1957
1957  Testament 2.jpg (5903 bytes) A Testament  (Hard Cover - DJ) (Published by Horizon Press, New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd Original HC List Price $12.50. Portrait of Wright by Valentino Sarra. Review in Saturday Review. (First Edition)  (Sweeney 1149) Pp 256 1149.00.0799
1957  TestimentB 2.jpg (2546 bytes) A Testament  (Hard Cover) (Published by Bramhall House, a division of Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd Two Copies.  (First and Second Editions)  (Sweeney 1149) Pp 256 1149.01.0305 1149.01.0599
1957  Oasis: Plan for Arizona State Capitol, Submitted by Frank Lloyd Wright - Architect. February 17, 1957.  (Published by Taliesin, Arizona) Wright, Frank Lloyd Prepared for the “Citizens of Arizona”.  Includes three illustrations.  Single sheet folded 4 times.  8 x 12.25.  (First Editions)  (Sweeney 1159) Pp 5 1159.00.0306
1957  Architecture as Space, How to Look at Architecture  (Published by Horizon Press, New York)  (Hard Cover DJ) Zevi, Bruno “To all my Friends in the Movement for Organic Architecture.”  Dust Jacket: “Frank Lloyd Wright says: “Bruno Zevi is the most penetrating and outspoken critic of our time...”  Pg 271: “It should not be necessary to repeat how much the author of this book owes to the writings of contemporary architects (in particular to Frank Lloyd Wright...)”  Includes 12 photographs and four illustrations related to Wright.  Original cover Price $10.00.  8.25 x 10.25.  (First Editions) Pp 288 1159.01.0207
1957  Mr. And Mrs. William P. Boswell Residence. Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect (Specifications) Wright, Frank Lloyd William P. Boswell Residence, Cincinnati, Ohio (1957 - S.423). Detailed specifications for the construction of the Boswell residence, from concrete and masonry, to hardware, plumbing and heating. The home was completed by the Taliesin Architects in 1961. 8.5 x 11 Pp 67 1159.02.0813
1957 This is My Philosophy. Twenty of the world’s outstanding thinkers reveal the deepest meanings they have found in life.  Hard Cover - DJ. (Published by Harper & Brothers, New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd; Edited by Burnett, Whit Chapter IX: “Definitions from a Builder. The Language of an Organic Architecture.” From “The Future of Architecture” 1953 Horizon Press, and “The Natural House” 1954 Horizon Press.  Original list price $4.85. C 6 x 8.5.  (First Edition) Pp168-77 1205.18.0405
1958
1958 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 First published in 1942.  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 $12.00. 8.5 x 8.5.  (Fifth Edition)  (Sweeney 573) Pp 143 0573.00.0607
1958  Frank Lloyd Wright to 1910, The First Golden Age  (Hard Cover - DJ)  (Published by Reinhold Publishing Corp., New York) Manson, Grant C. Two copies, one with and one without dust jacket. (First Edition)  (Sweeney 1206) Pp 228 1206.01.0601 1206.03.0503
1958  FLWTo1910-Manson 2.jpg (4748 bytes) Frank Lloyd Wright to 1910, The First Golden Age (Soft Cover)  (Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York) Manson, Grant C. Original SC List Price $19.95.  (Fifth Edition)  (Sweeney 1206) Pp 228 1206.02.1200
1958 Mike Wallace Asks: Highlights from 46 Controversial Interviews (Soft Cover) (Published by Simon and Schuster, Inc. New York) Edited by Preston, Charles; Hamilton, Edward A. Chapter 42: "Frank Lloyd Wright". Includes three photographs. Original SC List Price $1.95. 8.5 x 11. (First Edition)  (Sweeney 1217) Pp 122 - 128 1217.00.0305
1958 The Living City (Published by Horizon Press, New York)  (Hard Cover DJ, Boxed)  (Red Letter - Which I believe to be the First Edition) Wright, Frank Lloyd Boxed set of three which also includes “The Natural House” and “The Future of Architecture”.  Red letter version and “220 West 42nd Street” address on dust jacket.  Original list price $7.50. 8.25 x 10.25.  (First Edition)  (Sweeney 1218) Pp 224 1218.00.0107
1958  The Living City (Published by Horizon Press, New York) (Hard Cover) Wright, Frank Lloyd In 1930 Wright gave his renowned lecture on The City at Princeton University.  In 1932 he published his now 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".  With this third and final version, “The Living City” he expanded and rewrote it completely.  He poured all his ideas up to the present. It includes 57 photographs and illustrations, and a foldout (28.75 x 18.25) of Broadacre...  Continue...   (Sweeney 1218) Pp 224 1218.00.0799
1958  LivingCityHor 2.jpg (2463 bytes) The Living City (Published by Horizon Press, New York) (Hard Cover) Wright, Frank Lloyd Red Letter Version. This is an exact copy, except that the very first page, a quote by Paracelsus is in Red. The title page had a red square and then the last two pages, the Appendix, from Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Essay on Farming, is in red. Other than that it is an exact copy. 8.25 x 10.25.  Original HC List Price $7.50. (Red Letter) (First Edition)  (Sweeney 1218) Pp 224 1218.00.0899
1958 The Living City (Published by Bramhall House, New York, a division of Clarkson N. Potter, Inc.) (Hard Cover DJ) Wright, Frank Lloyd This version is undated, but does not seem to have any other changes to it. 8.25 x 10.25.(First Edition)  (Sweeney 1218) Pp 224 1218.00.1106
1958 Masters of Modern Architecture  (Hard Cover - DJ)  (Published by Bonanza Books, New York) Peter, John Pp 21,26, 41-61, 201-2, 222 Pp 230 1221.01.1201
1958 The College Years (Hard Cover - with and without DJ) (Published by Hawthorn Books, Inc. Publishers, New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd; Edited by Spectorsky, A. C. A compilation of many writers. Section Five, Chapter Three: "Budding Architect". Reprinted from An Autobiography, 1932, page 49-58. "Frank Lloyd Wright’s name is almost synonymous with revolutionary architectural design. His ‘organic architecture’ fuses house and terrain into a functional, harmonious unit and has set the character for much of modern building." Original list price $7.95. 7 x 10. Two copies. (First Edition) Pp 442-449 1221.04.0711 1221.02.0402
1959
1959 Form Givers at Mid-Century  (Soft Cover)  (Published by Time Inc. for The American Federation of Arts, New York) American Federation of Arts A catalog for a traveling exhibit on architects, one being Frank Lloyd Wright. Organized and sponsored by Time Magazine. (First Edition)  (Sweeney 1260) Pp 12-17 1260.00.0503
1959 Beth Sholom Synagogue, A Description and Interpretation (Soft Cover) (Published by the Beth Sholom Synagogue, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania) Cohen, Mortimer J. "In 1953, Beth Sholom Congregation engaged the services of the great American architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, to design its new Synagogue. On March 1, 1954 he submitted his designs to the Congregation and early in 1955 impressive ceremonies marked the ground-breaking event..." The cornerstone was laid in 1957, and dedicated on September 20, 1959. Includes the history of Beth Sholom, construction information, and details about the Wright designed synagogue. Designed and...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1261) Pp 34 1261.00.1112
1959  RebelInConcrete 2.jpg (6791 bytes) Frank Lloyd Wright, Rebel in Concrete (Hard Cover - Library Binding)  (Published by Macrae Smith Company, Philadelphia) Forsee, Aylesa Includes 20 full pages of photographs.  6.25 x 9.25. (First Edition)  (Sweeney 1263) Pp 182 1263.00.0500
1959  Frank Lloyd Wright, Rebel in Concrete (Hard Cover - DJ)  (Published by Macrae Smith Company, Philadelphia) Forsee, Aylesa Includes 20 full pages of photographs.  Original HC List Price $2.95.  6.25 x 9.25. (First Edition)  (Sweeney 1263) Pp 182 1263.01.0902
1959 Frank Lloyd Wright, Rebel in Concrete (Published by Macrae Smith Company: Philadelphia)  (Hard Cover DJ) Forsee, Aylesa Includes 20 full pages of photographs. Original cover price $4.50. 6.25 x 9.25.(Fourth Edition)  (Sweeney 1263) Pp 182 1263.02.0307
1959 Frank Lloyd Wright: Selected Works by Wright.  House Beautiful Magazine, October 1959.  (Published by House Beautiful Magazine, New York) Karpel, Bernard Compiled and annotated by Bernard Karpel for House Beautiful Magazine.  To be used in connection with HB’s special issue of October 1959, which is devoted to the work, meaning and contribution of Frank Lloyd Wright.  Mr. Karpel has now extended his previous record by this selective list of 79 major publications which have been published from 1897 to 1959.  8.5 x 11. (First Edition)  (Sweeney 1264) Pp 10 1264.00.0606
1959  Frank Lloyd Wright: Drawings for a Living Architecture (Hard Cover - DJ)  (Published by the Bear Run Foundation Inc. and the Edgar J. Kaufmann Charitable Foundation by Horizon Press, New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd; Essays by: Samona, Giuseppe; Mayor, A. Hyatt "A collection of 200 original sketches and presentation drawings, 75 in color. A drawing of the 1880s is followed by examples of every decade until the present; 60 drawings show some of Mr. Wright's recent, most challenging works. The architect himself supervised the selection of this material from the rich accumulation in the files at Taliesin, his Wisconsin Home." Original HC List Price $35.00. (Two copies.) (First Edition) (Sweeney 1265) Pp 255 1265.00.0502 1265.01.0610
1959  OurhouseB 2.jpg (3481 bytes) Our House  (Hard Cover)  (Published by Horizon Press, New York) Wright, Olgivanna Lloyd Original HC List Price $4.50.  (Signed by Olgivanna) (First Edition)  (Sweeney 1274) Pp 308 1274.00.0399
1959  OurhouseDJ 2.jpg (6561 bytes) Our House  (Hard Cover - DJ)  (Published by Horizon Press, New York) Wright, Olgivanna Lloyd Part of the boxed three volume set. Original HC List Price $4.50. (First Edition) (Sweeney 1274) Pp 308 1274.02.0899
1959 Words to Live By (Hard Cover) (Published by Simon and Schuster, Inc. New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd; Edited By William Nichols Comprised of over ninety essays previously published in "This Week Magazine" from 1947 to 1959. Wright’s essay "Beauty" was published in the January 27, 1957 issue. Each essay is proceeded by a quote or poem. Of interest, is the quote by John Keats proceeding Wright’s essay. Wright’s essay pages 147-148. Includes 4 x 6 four page descriptive Presentation Card listing Frank Lloyd Wright on the cover, as one of authors. Stamped on back cover: Compliments of Broce...  Continue... Pg 242 1274.01.0101
1959 Words to Live By. Selected and Interpreted by Ninety Eminent Men and Women. (Boxed, Stiff Cover, Oxford Bound in Leather and Fibre by Brown & Bigelow, Saint Paul, Minnesota) (Published by Simon and Schuster, Inc. New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd; Edited By William Nichols Comprised of over ninety essays previously published in "This Week Magazine" from 1947 to 1959. Wright’s essay "Beauty" was published in the January 27, 1957 issue. Each essay is proceeded by a quote or poem. Of interest, is the quote by John Keats proceeding Wright’s essay. Wright’s essay pages 147-148. Includes 4 x 6 four page descriptive Presentation Card...  Continue...    Pp 242 1274.03.0911
1959  A Treasury of Great American Speeches  (Hard Cover)  (Published by Hawthorn Books, Inc., New York) Ed. Hurd, Charles; Wright, Frank Lloyd A new integrity of human life. May 1939, given in response to an invitation to deliver the annual Sir George Watson Lectures of the Sulgrave Manor Board. (First Edition) Pp 194-9 1275.01.0102
1959  The House Beautiful Treasury of Contemporary American Homes  (Hard Cover - DJ)  (Published by Hawthorn Books, Inc., New York) Barry, Joseph Of the 32 homes featured in this book, nine were designed by Wright. The first three chapters are dedicated to Frank Lloyd Wright.  Original HC List Price $12.95.  (First Edition) Pp10-21 1275.02.0402
1959 The Work of Frank Lloyd Wright; The Midland Art Association; Midland, Michigan; January 11th to 31st, 1959.  (Soft Cover)  (Published by Midland Art Association; Midland, Michigan) Midland Art Association, Frank Lloyd Wright An Exhibit Catalog listing 52 items on exhibit at the Marin County Government Center. Includes two paragraphs written by Wright.  (First Edition) (Two Copies) Pp 6 1275.03.0202 1275.03.0502
1959 The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum: Inaugural Selections  (Soft Cover)  (Published by The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York) Guggenheim Museum Published for the first exhibition in the Museum’s new Frank Lloyd Wright building. This larger version includes six photographs of the museum.  This version dated October 21st, 1959.  10 x 6.75.  (First Edition) Pp 24 1275.06.0506
1959 

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum: Inaugural Selections  (Soft Cover)  (Published by The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York)

Guggenheim Museum Booklet published for the first exhibition in the Museum’s new Frank Lloyd Wright building.  6.5 x 5.  (First Edition) Pp 20 1275.04.0203
1959 A Special Study Set of Fine Art Reproductions (Prepared by The University Prints. Cambridge, Mass.) University Prints “The Univ. of Rochester, 136 Prints.” Box set of 136 single sheets. Architectural photographs including 11 buildings by Wright. Plate Numbers 71 Larkin Building, Buffalo, NY; 75 W. H. Winslow House, River Forest, IL; 80 Unity Temple, Oak Park, IL; 81 Coonley House, Riverside, IL; 100 Robie House, Chicago; 101 Millard House, Pasadena, CA; 366 Fallingwater, Bear Run PA; 367 Johnson & Sons Tower, Racine WI; 368 Johnson & Sons Interior, Racine WI; 369 Taliesin West, Phoenix, AZ...  Continue...   Pp 136 1275.05.0405
1959 Dallas Theater Center: Opening Seminar, Sept 9, 1959 (Published by The Dallas Theater Center Graduate School) Dallas Theater Center Graduate School Dallas Theater Center Graduate School: A Vital, Living Theater and School of Drama. Catalog describing School and Theater. Includes illustrations of the Theatre as well as a two-page spread on Wright.  9.5 x 11.  (First Edition) Pp 12 1377.23.0406
1959  Securities and Exchange Commission News Digest 3/10/59. A brief summary of financial proposals filed with and actions by the S.E.C. (Published by the Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington D.C.) Anonymous Hoffman Motors Files For Secondary. Hoffman Motors Corporation, 443 Park Ave., New York, filed a registration statement with the SEC on March 9, 1959. Hoffman Motors was organized on February 16, 1959, to succeed to the business of seven corporations which had been organized by Hoffman at varying times commencing in 1947. The company is said to have "pioneered in the promotion and sale of foreign...  Continue...   (See our Wright Study on the Hoffman Showroom for more information.) Pp 4 1377.44.1110

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