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ARCHITECTURAL STUDIES AND RESEARCH
 
Date: 1924

Title: A Primer of Modern Art

Author: Cheney, Sheldon

Description: Text and three photos. (Tenth Edition)

Size:

Pages: Pp 16 223 323 328 334 368

S#: 0157.01.1202

   
Date: 1930

Title: The New World Architecture  (Published by Longmans, Green and Co., London, New York, Toronto)  (Hard Cover)

Author: Cheney, Sheldon

Description: Page vii, Author’s Acknowledgment, second sentence: “But I should like to say a word of direct thanks to certain architects who have given me freely of their time and their ideas: most particularly Frank Lloyd Wright, ...” Second paragraph: “For illustrations, I am especially indebted to Hugh Ferriss for permission to reproduce six of his drawings; and to Frank Lloyd Wright for the fine series of photographs of his earlier and later work.” Fifty photographs and two illustrations appear on pages iv, 6, 14, 24, 33, 94-5, 196, 199-200, 202-3, 215, 241, 243, 245, 247, 249-51, 253, 286-7, 311, 314, 327, 341, 383-4, 391, 394. (First Edition)

Size: 8 x 10.25

Pages: Pp 404

S#: 0249.02.0207

   
Date: 1957

Title: Architecture as Space, How to Look at Architecture  (Published by Horizon Press, New York)  (Hard Cover DJ)

Author: Zevi, Bruno

Description: “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. (First Editions)

Size: 8.25 x 10.25

Pages: Pp 288

S#: 1159.01.0207

   
Date: 1960

Title: Usonia, Aspectos de la obra de Wright (Aspects of the work of Wright) (V.1 Stiff Cover, DJ; V2: Stiff Cover, both fit within a Slip Case) (Published by Ediciones Infinito, Buenos Aires)

Author: Sacriste, Eduardo

Description: Two volume set with slip case. Volume One: "A year after the death of Frank Lloyd Wright, - a year during which his vigorous personality has endured and strengthened - Ediciones Infinito is proud to present his readers with this essay on the ‘master of Taliesin’. Usonia is the first book about Wright written by an Argentine architect, expert of his work and the significance of it; Hence his interest for Spanish- speaking reader." (Dust Jacket.) Seventeen Illustrations. Forty plates include: Fallingwater (1); S.C. Johnson (23); Wingspread (2); Jacobs I (7); Hanna (4); Taliesin West (1); Pauson (2); Pew (5); Lloyd Lewis (7); Jacobs II (9); Florida Southern College (2); Beth Sholom (2); Erdman (1); Guggenheim(1). Volume Two: Ten folded sheets set within a stiff cover. 1) Hanna plot plan; 2) Pauson (2) and Lloyd Lewis (2) floor plans; 3) S.C. Johnson floor plan; 4) S. C. Johnson Construction detail and elevation; 5) Fallingwater Plot Plan; 6) Fallingwater Floor Plan (2) and Elevation; 7) Jacobs I Detail, Elevation and Plot Plan; 8) Jacobs II Detail, Elevation and Plot and Floor Plan; 9) Willey and Erdman Plot Plan; 10) Comparative Schemes. 6 x 9, Unfolded single sheets (First Edition)  (Sweeney 1393)

Size: 18 x 12

Pages: V1: Pp 99 plus 40 plates. V2: 10 Sheets

S#:
1393.00.0517




Left: Slip Case.
   


Left: Volume One.

Right: Volume Two.
   


Left: Two volume set with slip case.

Right: Volume Two.
   
Date: 1960

Title: Usonia, Aspectos de la obra de Wright (Aspects of the work of Wright) (Volume 2 only, rebound in red hard cover by the library.) (Published by Ediciones Infinito, Buenos Aires)

Author: Sacriste, Eduardo

Description: Volume Two only: Ten folded sheets set within a stiff cover. 1) Hanna plot plan; 2) Pauson (2) and Lloyd Lewis (2) floor plans; 3) S.C. Johnson floor plan; 4) S. C. Johnson Construction detail and elevation; 5) Fallingwater Plot Plan; 6) Fallingwater Floor Plan (2) and Elevation; 7) Jacobs I Detail, Elevation and Plot Plan; 8) Jacobs II Detail, Elevation and Plot and Floor Plan; 9) Willey and Erdman Plot Plan; 10) Comparative Schemes.

Size: 6 x 9, Unfolded single sheets 18 x 12.

Pages: Vol 2: 10 Sheets

S#:
1393.01.0517
   
Date: 1961

Title: Architecture in America: A Battle of Styles  (Published by Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc. New York)

Author: Edited by: Coles, William A.; Reed, Henry Hope Jr. 1-3) Wright, Frank Lloyd 4) Moholy-Nagy, Sibyl 5) Zevi, Bruno  6-8, 10) Wright, Frank Lloyd 10) Price, Harold C.; Price, Joe D.; Kaufmann, Edgar Jr. 12) Mumford, Lewis  13) Monroe, Harriet

Description: A compilation of articles. Includes articles written by and about Wright. 1) “Louis Sullivan - His Work” Arch Record July 1914. 2) “The Art and Craft of the Machine” Catalogue of the Fourteenth Exhibition of the Chicago Architectural Club 1901. 3) “An Organic Architecture: The Architecture of Democracy” published by Lund Humphries & Co 1939. 4) “
Frank Lloyd Wright and The Ageing of Modern Architecture” Progressive Architecture May 1959. 5) “Architecture as Space, How to look at Architecture” Horizon Press 1957. 6)”Address at the Meeting of the Students Chapter Members, the American Institute of Architects” June 25, 1952 New York.  7) “Frank Lloyd Wright Speaks Up” House Beautiful July 1953.  8) “The Story of the Tower” Horizon Press 1956  9) “Frank Lloyd Wright’s Concrete and Copper Skyscraper” Arch Forum May 1953. 10) “On the Price Tower in Bartlesville, Oklahoma” Arch Record February 1956. 11) “Skyscraper Casts Its Shadow on the Plains” Business Week Feb 18, 1956. 12) “From the Ground Up” Harcourt, Brace 1956 13) “A Poet’s Life” Macmillan Co. 1938. Includes two photographs and one illustration related to Wright. 5.5 x 8.25.  (First Edition)

Size:

Pages: Pp 412  1) 50-1  2) 51-57  3) 58-59   4) 116-117   5) 132-133   6) 350-351  7) 351-353  8) 354-362  9) 362-368  10) 369-373   11) 373-378  12) 379-383  13) 384

S#: 1464.05.0407
   
Modern Architecture: The Architecture of Democracy By Vicent Scully, Jr. (1961, 1977)
Date: 1961

Title: Modern Architecture: The Architecture of Democracy (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Prentice-Hall International, London; George Braziller, New York)

Author: Scully, Vincent, Jr

Description: This book is in an attempt to define the historical dimensions of modern architecture and to evaluate its meaning in terms of modern life. Although it is not intended as a historical survey, it shows how the rise of the architecture of democracy is related to the roots and formulation of contemporary thought. Professor Scully traces the major developments which have taken place in modern architecture beginning with the democratic and industrial revolutions of the late eighteenth century and the subsequent breakdown of the old humanist, man centered world. From the Baroque synthesis of freedom and order evolved two diversified tendencies: one was what the author calls Romantic – Classicism, and the other was Romantic – Naturalism." (Dust jacket) Includes many references and photographs related to
Frank Lloyd Wright. Original list price $30.00. Photographs printed in photogravure. (First Edition)

Size: 7.25 x 10.25

Pages: Pp 128

S#:
1483.32.1217
   
Date: 1977

Title: Modern Architecture: The Architecture of Democracy (Soft Cover) (Published by George Braziller, New York)

Author: Scully, Vincent, Jr.

Description: "This revised edition of the important work published in 1961 offers and opportunity to focus on the major new developments in architecture in the last 20 years, and in the light of these events, to revise and enlarge the view of modern architectural history as a whole which the original text presented. Unlike the earlier addition, the revision devotes considerable attention to city planning. The author traces the major developments which have taken place in modern architecture beginning with the democratic and industrial revolutions of the late 18th century and the subsequent breakdown of the old humanist, man - centered world. From the Baroque synthesis of freedom and order evolved two diversified tendencies: one was what the author calls Romantic - Classicism, and the other was Romantic - Naturalism." (Back cover) This edition included an additional chapter, "Twelve Years After: The Age of Irony," as well as an additional 32 plates. Includes many references and photographs related to Frank Lloyd Wright. Unlike the first addition where the photographs were printed in photogravure, these are printed standard halftone. Original list price $5.95. (Eight Edition)

Size: 7 x 10

Pages: Pp 158

S#:
2033.23.0215
   
Date: 1963

Title: Problems of the 19th & 20th Centuries. Studies in Western Art. Acts of the Twentieth International Congress of the History of Art. Volume IV (Hard Cover - DJ) (Published by Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ)

Author: Introduction: Hitchcock, Henry-Russell; Scully, Vincent Jr.; Brooks, H. Allen; Jacobs, Stephen W.; Meeks, Carroll L.; Summerson, John

Description: This volume contains papers presented at the Twentieth International Congress of the History of Art, held in New York City September 7-12, 1961. Five presentations include: "Frank Lloyd Wright and Twentieth-Century Style" by Scully; "The Prairie School, the Midwest Contemporaries of Frank Lloyd Wright" by Brooks; "California Contemporaries of Frank Lloyd Wright, 1885-1915" by Jacobs; "Wright’s Eastern-Seaboard Contemporaries: Creative Eclecticism in the United States around 1900" by Meeks; "The British Contemporaries of Frank Lloyd Wright" by Summerson. "Some years ago a student asked Frank Lloyd Wright how he could make his own work wholly original. Wright replied, in effect, ‘You can’t. I invented a new architecture... about 1900, and all you can do is learn its principles and work with them’ ", Scully. Original list price $8.50. (First Edition)  (Sweeney 1529)

Size: 6.25 x 9.5

Pages: Pp 1-87

S#: 1529.00.1013

   
ArchitectOnArch 1.jpg (11083 bytes) Date: 1966

Title: Architects on Architecture: New Directions in America  (Hard Cover)

Author: Heyer, Paul

Description: (First Edition)  (Sweeney 1632)

Size:

Pages: Pp 60-6

S#:
1632.00.0201
   
Frank Lloyd Wright, A Study in Architectural Content By Norris Kelly Smith (1966, 1979, 1979)
Date: 1966

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright: A Study in Architectural Content (Hard Cover DJ)  (Published by Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ)

Author: Smith, Norris Kelly

Description: Two copies, one with, and one without a dust jacket. Original HC List Price $5.95. (First and Second Edition) (Sweeney 1636)

Size: 6 x 8

Pages: Pp 178

S#: 1636.00.0606, 1636.02.0799

   
FLWStudyArchCnt-Smith 1.jpg (30977 bytes) Date: 1966

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright: A Study in Architectural Content (Soft Cover)  (Published by Prentice-Hall, Inc.)

Author: Smith, Norris Kelly

Description: Original SC List Price $2.45 (First Edition)  (Sweeney 1636)

Size:

Pages: Pp 178

S#: 1636.01.0401

   
Date: 1979

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright: A Study in Architectural Content  (Hard cover - DJ)  (Published by American Life Foundation & Study Institute, Watkins Glen, NY)

Author: Smith, Norris Kelly

Description: First published in 1966 by Prentice-Hall, Inc.  This edition has been revised by the author, re-designed, re-set, and some new illustrations added.  Two thousand soft cover and one thousand hard cover were printed.  Original 1979 HC List Price $15.00. (First Revised Edition)  (Sweeney 1636)

Size: 8.75x11

Pages: Pp 200

S#: 1636.04.0606

   
StudyInArchContent 1.jpg (40239 bytes) Date: 1979

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright: A Study in Architectural Content  (Soft Cover)  (Published by American Life Foundation & Study Institute, Watkins Glen, NY)

Author: Smith, Norris Kelly

Description: Original 1979 SC List Price $10.00.  Two thousand soft cover were printed.  (First Revised Edition)  (Sweeney 1636)

Size:

Pages: Pp 200

S#: 1636.03.0101

   
Date: 1979

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright: A Study in Architectural Content (Soft Cover) (Published by American Life Foundation & Study Institute, Watkins Glen, NY)

Author: Smith, Norris Kelly

Description: First published in 1966 by Prentice-Hall, Inc. This edition has been revised by the author, re-designed, re-set, and some new illustrations added. Although not indicated as a second edition, the covers (front and back, inside front and back) of this version differs from 1636.03. The inside matches completely. Two thousand soft cover and one thousand hard cover were printed. (First Revised Edition)  (Sweeney 1636)

Size: 8.5 x 11

Pages: Pp 200

ST#: 1636.05.0914

   
Date: 1980

Title: Architecture of the Western World  (Hard Cover - DJ)

Author: Edited: Raeburn, Michael

Description: Original HC List Price $?, PB List Price $19.95.  (First Crescent Books Edition 1984)

Size:

Pages: Pp Cover, 10 15 20 27 32-3 35 237 243 250-1 268 282 284

ST#: 1980.01.1201
   
Frank Lloyd Wright By Bruno Zevi (1980, 1990, 1998)
Date: 1980

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright  (Soft Cover)

Author: Zevi, Bruno

Description: Published by Studio paperback.  Text is in German.  (Second Edition)

Size:

Pages: Pp 286

ST#: 1980.06.0804

   
Date: 1990

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright, a cura di Bruno Zevi (Soft Cover)  (Published by Nicola Zanichelli S.p.A., Bologna, Italy)

Author: Zevi, Bruno

Description: Italian Version, Originally published in 1979.  Original cover price: L.17 000.

Size: 5.75 x 8.25

Pages: Pp 280

ST#: 1990.46.0506

   
Date: 1998

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright  (Soft Cover)

Author: Zevi, Bruno

Description: Chronological examination of Wright’s work. Text is in German.  Published by Birkhauser.  Original SC List Price $24.95.  (First Birkhauser Edition)

Size:

Pages: Pp 286

ST#: 1998.26.0403

   
Frank Lloyd Wright By Daniel Treiber (1986, 1988, 1995, 2008)
Date: 1986

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright, Collection Architecture (Soft Cover) (Published by Fernand Hazan, Paris) (French)

Author: Treiber, Daniel

Description: Printed in French. "This study was undertaken in 1974 at the request of Henri Bonnemazou." From the cover flap: "In this monograph on the varied, remarkable and unusual work of Frank Lloyd Wright, Daniel Treiber sets out to trace the great metaphors of this original art of construction. This is an indispensable tool for anyone who wishes to find out about the architecture of the 20th century and about one of its most exceptional and topical masters." Original list price 150 Franks.   (First Edition)

Size: 7 x 9.75

Pages: Pp 137

ST#: 1986.63.0516

   
Date: 1988

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright, Collection Architecture (Soft Cover) (Published by Birkhauser Verlag, Basel, Boston, Berlin) (German)

Author: Treiber, Daniel; Translated from the French by Priska Brutsche

Description: Printed in German. "This study was undertaken in 1974 at the request of Henri Bonnemazou." From the cover flap: "In the seventy-year period of his work by the American architect Frank Lloyd Wright (1869 - 1959) developed an unrivaled variety of architectural forms and ideas. Based on the principle of his teacher Louis Henri Sullivan he developed the plan from the inside outwards. Wright created buildings that are designed from the realities of the countryside, of purpose, materials, construction and grown organically..."   (First German Edition)

Size: 7 x 9.75

Pages: Pp 136

ST#: 1988.89.0516

   
Date: 1995

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture Collection (Soft Cover) (Published by E & FN Spon, An Imprint of Chapman & Hall, London, Glasgow, Weinheim, New York, Tokyo, Melbourn, Madras. First published in French in 1986 by Fernand Hazan, Paris)

Author: Treiber, Daniel

Description: "This study was undertaken in 1974 at the request of Henri Bonnemazou." From the cover flap: "In this monograph on the varied, remarkable and unusual work of Frank Lloyd Wright, Daniel Treiber sets out to trace the great metaphors of this original art of construction. This is an indispensable tool for anyone who wishes to find out about the architecture of the 20th century and about one of its most exceptional and topical masters." Originally published in French in 1986. Original SC List Price $54.95. (First English Edition)

Size: 7 x 9.75

Pages: Pp 136

ST#: 1995.28.0603

   
Date: 2008

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright (Hard Cover) (Published by Birkhäuser Verlag GmbH, Basel, Switzerland. Originally published by Spon, London; New York, 1995)

Author: Treiber, Daniel

Description: Frank Lloyd Wright (1867–1959) exercised a shaping influence on architectural history throughout the world as only very few other architects beside him have done. His structures – developed from landscape, program, material, and construction – are highly individual and independent of the stylistic developments of modern architecture. His constant attempts to invent new things gave rise to the idiosyncratic forms and constructions that are typical of his work. The author, Daniel Treiber, has produced a well-researched and thorough presentation that highlights the fundamental aspects of the American architect’s work that are relevant from a contemporary perspective. He systematically investigates the forms, types, and strategies of Wright’s oeuvre and accompanies his outstanding texts with a lavish offering of photographs and plans. (Publisher’s description.) Original list price $35.00. (First Revised 2008 Edition)

Size: 8.5 x 9.7

Pages: Pp 192

ST#: 2008.29.0416

   
Date: 1988

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright 1941-1959. A Selection of Buildings and Projects (A record of a seminar held at the Southern California Institute of Architecture from January to April 1988)

Author: Edited by: Smith, Kathryn; Authors: Boscanin, Nikola; Steele, Scott; Tal, Orly; Lew, Edwin; Yang, Tien-Chu; Pattratara, Anan; Beltramo, Fernando; Skepner, Brad; Moore, Monique; Herrera, Anthony; Pan, Chia-Hsiang; Watari, Gayle; Beg, Conway; Gubel, Gustavo; Guzman, Eulogio

Description: "This book is a product of a seminar focusing n the projects and buildings of Frank Lloyd Wright designed between 1941 and 1959... to analyze for common motifs and themes, which the whole group tackled together; and fifteen specific subjects – the various building types Wright addressed in those prolific years, which we examined individually. The fifteen topics included Usonian Houses of modest or ore generous sizes and budgets, housing projects, hotels and apartments, resorts and motels, museums, megastructures, churches, commercial buildings, theatres and large scale complexes... As it turns out, we have concluded that the latter period beginning in 1938 is dominated by Wright’s interest in circular geometry which appears in more than two-thirds of the buildings studied..." A study of fifteen structures including an essay for each, and 56 illustrations. Spiral bound. (First Edition) Gift from Kathryn Smith.

Size: 8.5 x 8.5.

Pages: Pp 75 (Printed singled sided)

ST#: 1988.49.0711

   
Date: 1988

Title: The Nature of Frank Lloyd Wright (Published by The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London) (Hard Cover DJ)

Author: Edited by: Bolon, Carol R.; Nelson, Robert S.; Seidel, Linda

Description: Papers were presented at a symposium, organized to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Robie House, by the Department of Art of the University of Chicago, held in October 1984.  Authors included Vincent Scully, Joseph Connors, Neil Levine, David Van Zanten, Donald Hoffman, Gwendolyn Wright, Julia Meech-Pekarik, Thomas H. Beeby, Lloyd Wright, Larzer Ziff. Original cover price $29.95. Two copies, with and without dust jacket. (First Edition)

Size: 8.25 x 8.25.

Pages: Pp 193

ST#: 1988.41.1008, 1988.06.1100

   
Date: 1989

Title: 9 Commentaries on Frank Lloyd Wright  (Hard Cover - DJ)

Author: Kaufmann, Edgar Jr.

Description: Original HC List Price $32.50.  (First Edition)

Size:

Pages: Pp 158

ST#: 1989.06.1299

   
Date: 1990

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright Versus America, The 1930s  (Hard Cover - DJ) (Published by The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts; London)

Author: Johnson, Donald Leslie

Description: "Frank Lloyd Wright versus America combines interpretation, factual revelation, and anecdote in a highly readable narrative, pursuing answers to such questions as why until 1936 "it took intelligence to hire Wright but only money thereafter" (Leonard Eaton), why Wright changed from "simply a very good architect to the Greatest American Genius" (Reyner Banham), why the Soviets and British were fascinated by him, and why his architecture of this period differed so greatly from his previous work. (Publisher’s description.) Original HC List Price $45.00. (Second Edition)

Size:

Pages: Pp 436

ST#: 1990.15.0202

   
Date: 1990

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright Versus America, The 1930s (Soft Cover) (Published by The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts; London)

Author: Johnson, Donald Leslie

Description: "Frank Lloyd Wright versus America combines interpretation, factual revelation, and anecdote in a highly readable narrative, pursuing answers to such questions as why until 1936 "it took intelligence to hire Wright but only money thereafter" (Leonard Eaton), why Wright changed from "simply a very good architect to the Greatest American Genius" (Reyner Banham), why the Soviets and British were fascinated by him, and why his architecture of this period differed so greatly from his previous work. (Publisher’s description.) (Second Edition)

Size: 9.5 x 7.25

Pages: Pp 436

ST#: 1990.112.1014

   
Frank Lloyd Wright By Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer (1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2015)
Date: 1991

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright  (Soft Cover)  (Published by Taschen)

Author: Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks

Description: Pfeiffer presents the whole range of Frank Lloyd Wright's extraordinarily prolific output and shows clearly how his view of the world was a common factor throughout the rich diversity of his oeuvre. From his early prairie houses to the Guggenheim Museum in New York, Frank Lloyd Wright saw man as the focal point of an architecture closely bound up with nature. (Publisher’s description.) An appendix includes a biography, and completed works. Text in English, German and French.  (First Edition)

Size:

Pages: Pp 175

ST#:
1991.04.1100
   
Date: 1994

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright (Soft Cover) (Published by Taschen)

Author: Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks

Description: Pfeiffer presents the whole range of Frank Lloyd Wright's extraordinarily prolific output and shows clearly how his view of the world was a common factor throughout the rich diversity of his oeuvre. From his early prairie houses to the Guggenheim Museum in New York, Frank Lloyd Wright saw man as the focal point of an architecture closely bound up with nature. (Publisher’s description.) An appendix includes a biography, and completed works. Text in English, German and French.
(Second Edition)

Size:

Pages: Pp 175

ST#: 1994.31.0604
   
East-Heinz 1.jpg (31723 bytes) Date: 1994

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright  (Hard Cover - DJ)  (Published by Barnes & Noble)

Author: Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks

Description: Pfeiffer presents the whole range of Frank Lloyd Wright's extraordinarily prolific output and shows clearly how his view of the world was a common factor throughout the rich diversity of his oeuvre. From his early prairie houses to the Guggenheim Museum in New York, Frank Lloyd Wright saw man as the focal point of an architecture closely bound up with nature. (Publisher’s description.) An appendix includes a biography, and completed works. Text in English, German and French. (First B&N Edition)

Size:

Pages: Pp 175

ST#:
1994.04.0800
   
Wright-Pfeiffer 1.jpg (25997 bytes) Date: 1998

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright (Stiff Soft Cover)  (Published by Borders Press)

Author: Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks

Description: Pfeiffer presents the whole range of Frank Lloyd Wright's extraordinarily prolific output and shows clearly how his view of the world was a common factor throughout the rich diversity of his oeuvre. From his early prairie houses to the Guggenheim Museum in New York, Frank Lloyd Wright saw man as the focal point of an architecture closely bound up with nature. (Publisher’s description.) An appendix includes a biography, and completed works. Text in English, German and French. (First BP Edition)

Size:

Pages: Pp 175

ST#:
1998.05.1100
   
Date: 2000

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright  (Hard Cover - DJ) (Published by Taschen)

Author: Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks

Description: Pfeiffer presents the whole range of Frank Lloyd Wright's extraordinarily prolific output and shows clearly how his view of the world was a common factor throughout the rich diversity of his oeuvre. From his early prairie houses to the Guggenheim Museum in New York, Frank Lloyd Wright saw man as the focal point of an architecture closely bound up with nature. (Publisher’s description.) An appendix includes a biography, and completed works. Text in English, German and French. First published in 1991. Original HC List Price $29.95.  (Third Edition)

Size:

Pages: Pp 175

ST#: 2000.24.0402
   
Date: 2002

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright  (Stiff Soft Cover)  (Published by Taschen)

Author: Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks

Description: Pfeiffer presents the whole range of Frank Lloyd Wright's extraordinarily prolific output and shows clearly how his view of the world was a common factor throughout the rich diversity of his oeuvre. From his early prairie houses to the Guggenheim Museum in New York, Frank Lloyd Wright saw man as the focal point of an architecture closely bound up with nature. (Publisher’s description.) An appendix includes a biography, and completed works. Text in English, German and French.
Smaller Flex-cover Version.  First published in 1991. Original SC List Price $19.99.  (Fourth  Edition)

Size:

Pages: Pp 182

ST#: 2002.53.1104
   
Date: 2004

Title: Wright  (Hard Cover - DJ)  (Published by Barnes & Noble Books, New York)

Author: Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks

Description: Pfeiffer presents the whole range of Frank Lloyd Wright's extraordinarily prolific output and shows clearly how his view of the world was a common factor throughout the rich diversity of his oeuvre. From his early prairie houses to the Guggenheim Museum in New York, Frank Lloyd Wright saw man as the focal point of an architecture closely bound up with nature. (Publisher’s description.) An appendix includes a biography, and completed works. Text in English, German and French. A condensed paperback version of Pfeiffer’s book, "Frank Lloyd Wright".  First published in 2004 by Taschen, Koln, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Paris, Tokyo, paperback. Originally published in 1991. Original HC List Price $7.95. (First Edition)

Size: 7.5 x 9.25

Pages: Pp 96

ST#: 2004.09.0105
   
Date: 2004

Title: Wright (Stiff Soft Cover)  (Published by Taschen, Koln, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Paris, Tokyo)

Author: Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks

Description: Pfeiffer presents the whole range of Frank Lloyd Wright's extraordinarily prolific output and shows clearly how his view of the world was a common factor throughout the rich diversity of his oeuvre. From his early prairie houses to the Guggenheim Museum in New York, Frank Lloyd Wright saw man as the focal point of an architecture closely bound up with nature. (Publisher’s description.) An appendix includes a biography, and completed works. Text in English, German and French. A condensed paperback version of "Frank Lloyd Wright".  First published in 1991. Original SC List Price $11.90. (First Edition)

Size: 7.25 x 9

Pages: Pp 96

ST#: 2004.02.0604
   
Date: 2007

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Taschen, Hong Kong, Koln, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Paris, Tokyo)

Author: Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks; Edited by Gossel, Peter; Leuthauser, Gabriele

Description: Taschen's 25th anniversary - Special edition. Pfeiffer presents the whole range of Frank Lloyd Wright's extraordinarily prolific output and shows clearly how his view of the world was a common factor throughout the rich diversity of his oeuvre. From his early prairie houses to the Guggenheim Museum in New York, Frank Lloyd Wright saw man as the focal point of an architecture closely bound up with nature. (Publisher’s description.) An appendix includes a biography, and completed works. Text in English, German and French. First published in 1991. (First Edition)

Size: 9 x 12

Pages: Pp 175

ST#: 2007.49.0608
   
Date: 2015

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright (HB Taschen) (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Taschen GmbH, Koln, Germany)

Author: Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks

Description: First published in 2004. "Acclaimed as the "father of skyscrapers," the quintessentially American icon Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) was an architect of aspiration. He believed in giving cultivated American life its fitting architectural equivalent and applied his idealism to structures across the continent, from suburban homes to churches, offices, skyscrapers, and the celebrated Guggenheim Museum. Wright's work is distinguished by its harmony with humanity and its environment, a philosophy he called organic architecture, and which found its paradigm at Fallingwater, a house in rural Pennsylvania, cited by the American Institute of Architects as "the best all-time work of American architecture." Wright also made a particular mark with his use of industrial materials, and by the simple L or T plan of his Prairie House which became a model for rural architecture across America. Wright was also often involved in many of the interior elements of his buildings, such as the furniture and stained glass, paying particular attention to the balance between individual needs and community activity. Exploring Wright's aspirations to augment American society through architecture, this book offers a concise introduction to his at once technological and Romantic response to the practical challenges of middle-class Americans.

Size: 8.5 x 10.5

Pages: Pp 196

ST#:
2015.31.0718
   
Frank Lloyd Wright, A Primer on Architectural Principles (1991, 2006)
Date: 1991

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright, A Primer on Architectural Principles  (Soft Cover) (Published by Princeton Architectural Press, New York)

Author: Editor: McCarter, Robert.  Authors: Frampton, Kenneth; Graf, Otto; Lipman, Jonathan; MacCormac; Mackenzie, Archie; McCarter, Robert (2); Finnell, Patrick; Seligmann, Werner

Description: Nine essays that illuminate the complex and creative mind of Frank Lloyd Wright at work. Focusing on Wright’s work itself – the buildings and projects that Wright understood as the "particular" examples of his "general" principles of design – this book is written from the perspective of architects, rather than art historians, and offers a more complete understanding of Wright than that offered by more traditional studies. Over 400 photographs and diagrammatic analyses complement the incisive texts. (Back cover). Original SC List Price $29.95. (First Edition)

Size: 8.5 x 10

Pages: Pp 308

ST#: 1991.05.1000

   
Date: 1991

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright, A Primer on Architectural Principles (Hard Cover - DJ) (Published by Princeton Architectural Press, New York)

Author: Editor: McCarter, Robert.  Authors: Frampton, Kenneth; Graf, Otto; Lipman, Jonathan; MacCormac; Mackenzie, Archie; McCarter, Robert (2); Finnell, Patrick; Seligmann, Werner

Description: Nine essays that illuminate the complex and creative mind of Frank Lloyd Wright at work. Focusing on Wright’s work itself – the buildings and projects that Wright understood as the "particular" examples of his "general" principles of design – this book is written from the perspective of architects, rather than art historians, and offers a more complete understanding of Wright than that offered by more traditional studies. Over 400 photographs and diagrammatic analyses complement the incisive texts. (Back cover). Two copies, dust jacket printed on gloss (1) and matt (1) paper. (Second Edition)

Size: 8.6 x 10.25

Pages: Pp 308

ST#: 1991.60.0511 (Gloss), 1991.61.0511 (Matt)

   
Date: 2005

Title: On and By Frank Lloyd Wright, A Primer of Architectural Principles (Published by Phaidon Press Limited, London, New York) (Hard Cover DJ)

Author: Edited by McCarter, Robert.   Authors: Finnell, Patrick; Frampton, Kenneth; Graf, Otto Antonia; Hoesli, Bernhard; Levine, Neil; Lipman, Jonathan; MacCormac, Richard; Mackenzie, Archie; McCarter, Robert (2); Rowe, Colin; Sergeant, John; Seligmann, Werner; Smith, Kathryn; Van Zanten, David; Wright, Gwendolyn; Wright, Frank Lloyd (3)

Description: Originally published as "Frank Lloyd Wright, A Primer on Architectural Principles", Princeton Architectural Press, 1991. This 2005 edition is expanded from nine essays to eighteen analytical essays that use Wright’s buildings as a means to understanding his complex creative process. Included are previously published contributions from well-known historians and Wright scholars such as Kenneth Frampton, Colin Rowe, and Gwendolyn Wright, John Sergeant, Kathryn Smith, Neil Levine, Jonathan Lipman as well as new commentary from the book's editor, Robert McCarter. It also includes three of Wright’s essays. Original cover price $59.95. 7.25 x 10.  (First Edition)

Size: 7.25 x 10

Pages: Pp 372

ST#: 2005.10.0507

   
Date: 1991

Title: The Wright Space (Hard Cover - DJ)

Author: Hildebrand, Grant

Description: The pattern and meaning in Frank Lloyd Wright's houses.  Original HC List Price $55.00.  (First Edition)

Size:

Pages: Pp 192

ST#: 1991.23.0804

   
Date: 1991

Title: The Wright Space (Soft Cover)

Author: Hildebrand, Grant

Description: The pattern and meaning in Frank Lloyd Wright's houses.  Original SC List Price $40.00.  (Fourth Edition)

Size:

Pages: Pp 192

ST#: 1991.20.0902

   
Date: 1992

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright Between Principle and Form (Soft Cover)  (Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold)

Author: Laseau, Paul & Tice, James

Description: Original SC List Price $34.95.  (Second Edition)

Size:

Pages: Pp 204

ST#: 1992.01.0301

   
Wright Studies Volume One & Two (1992, 2000)
Date: 1992

Title: Taliesin 1911-1914: Wright Studies Volume 1  (Hard Cover - DJ)

Author: Edited: Menocal, Narciso

Description: Five Studies: Neil Levine, Scott Gartner, Anthony Alofsin, Narciso Menocal, Anthony Alofsin.  Original HC List Price $50.00.  (First Edition)

Size: 8.5 x 11

Pages: Pp 141

ST#: 1992.25.0502

   
Date: 1992

Title: Taliesin 1911-1914: Wright Studies Volume 1  (Soft Cover)

Author: Edit: Menocal, Narciso

Description: Five Studies: Levine, Neil; Gartner, Scott; Alofsin, Anthony; Menocal, Narciso; Alofsin, Anthony.  Original SC List Price $22.50.  (First Edition)

Size: 8.5 x 11

Pages: Pp 141

ST#: 1992.16.0701

   
Date: 2000

Title: Fallingwater and Pittsburgh, Wright Studies Volume Two (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale and Edwardsville, Illinois)

Author: Edit: Menocal, Narciso

Description: "In Wright Studies Volume Two: Fallingwater and Pittsburgh, contributors Kathryn Smith, Neil Levine, and Richard Cleary concentrate on two themes: Smith focuses on Wright’s interest in the imagery of water in architecture while Levine and Cleary look at Wright’s relationship with Edgar Kaufmann, the department store magnate, and analyze the results—aesthetic and otherwise—of that relationship. All three deal with Fallingwater, built for Kaufmann in the 1930s, and other projects planned for Pittsburgh, which included a planetarium, a civic center, a parking garage, and an apartment house. Smith discusses how Wright refined his integration of bodies of water into his designs over the course of his career, the most successful of which is Fallingwater. Levine provides historical background on Fallingwater and analyzes the architectural elements of the design while emphasizing Fallingwater’s temporal dimension. Cleary covers Wright’s Pittsburgh projects and Edgar Kaufmann Sr.’s role in them." (Publisher’s description.) Original SC List Price $35.00, HC List Price $50.00. (First Edition)

Size: 8.5 x 11

Pages: Pp 113

ST#:
2000.84.0817
   
Date: 2000

Title: Fallingwater and Pittsburgh, Wright Studies Volume Two (Soft Cover)  (Published by Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale and Edwardsville, Illinois)

Author: Edited by Menocal, Narciso

Description: "In Wright Studies Volume Two: Fallingwater and Pittsburgh, contributors Kathryn Smith, Neil Levine, and Richard Cleary concentrate on two themes: Smith focuses on Wright’s interest in the imagery of water in architecture while Levine and Cleary look at Wright’s relationship with Edgar Kaufmann, the department store magnate, and analyze the results—aesthetic and otherwise—of that relationship. All three deal with Fallingwater, built for Kaufmann in the 1930s, and other projects planned for Pittsburgh, which included a planetarium, a civic center, a parking garage, and an apartment house. Smith discusses how Wright refined his integration of bodies of water into his designs over the course of his career, the most successful of which is Fallingwater. Levine provides historical background on Fallingwater and analyzes the architectural elements of the design while emphasizing Fallingwater’s temporal dimension. Cleary covers Wright’s Pittsburgh projects and Edgar Kaufmann Sr.’s role in them." (Publisher’s description.) Original SC List Price $35.00, HC List Price $50.00. (First Edition)

Size: 8.5 x 11

Pages: Pp 113

ST#: 2000.15.0402

   
Seven Ages of Frank Lloyd Wright By Donald W. Hoppen (1993, 1998)
Date: 1993

Title: The Seven Ages of Frank Lloyd Wright: A New Appraisal

Author: Hoppen, Donald W.

Description: SC (Capra Press)  (First Edition)

Size:

Pages: Pp 186

ST#:
1993.19.0302
   
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Title: The Seven Ages of Frank Lloyd Wright: The Creative Process

Author: Hoppen, Donald W.

Description: Dover Edition, First published in 1993 by Capra Press (First Edition)

Size:

Pages: Pp 188

ST#:
1998.02.0301
   
Date: 1994

Title: First Impressions: Frank Lloyd Wright  (Hard Cover - DJ)

Author: Rubin, Susan Goldman

Description: (Second
Edition)

Size:

Pages: Pp 92

ST#: 1994.25.0103
   
Date: 1994

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Meaning of Material  (Hard Cover - DJ)

Author: Patterson, Terry L.

Description: Original HC List Price $46.95. (First Edition)

Size:

Pages: Pp 260

ST#: 1994.30.0404

   
Lost Wright, Frank Lloyd Wright's Vanishing Masterpieces By Carla Lind (1996)
Date: 1996

Title: Lost Wright, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Vanished Masterpieces. (Hard Cover DJ) (Produced by Archetype Press, Inc. Washington D.C. Published by Simon & Schuster Editions, New York)

Author: Lind, Carla

Description: Dust Jacket. "Despite Frank Lloyd Wright's renown as America's most celebrated architect, more than one hundred of his buildings -- one of every five built -- have been destroyed. Thirty-one burned, two fell to natural disasters, four were shops or offices that changed use, and twenty-two were meant to be temporary. But the majority were razed either for economic reasons or because fashions changed. Gone are his majestic Imperial Hotel in Tokyo and the playful Midway Gardens in Chicago. Buffalo, New York, has lost the innovative Larkin Administration Building. Residents of Madison, Wisconsin, near Wright's own home, no longer have his delightful boathouse on Lake Mendota. Gone, too, are notable residences such as the palatial Little house in Minnesota and the stables in Mississippi he designed for his mentor, Louis Sullivan. Ocatilla, his ethereal camp in the Arizona desert, was meant to be temporary, but it is gone nonetheless. Apartment buildings, houses large and small, retail spaces, resort colonies, garages, garden structures, and monumental high-profile commissions -- all have been lost to future generations." Original HC List Price $35.00. (First Edition)

Size: 9.25 x 9.25

Pages: Pp 177

ST#:
1996.13.0599
   
Date: 1996

Title: Lost Wright, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Vanished Masterpieces. (Hard Cover DJ) (Produced by Archetype Press, Inc. Washington D.C. Published by Pomegranate Communications, Inc. Petaluma, CA)

Author: Lind, Carla

Description: First published by Simon & Schuster. Minor revisions. Dust Jacket. "Despite Frank Lloyd Wright's global renown, more than one hundred of his buildings--one of every five built--have been destroyed. Gone are his majestic Imperial Hotel in Tokyo and the playful Midway Gardens in Chicago. Buffalo has lost the innovative Larkin Administration Building. Gone, too, are notable residences such as the palatial Little House in Minnesota and the stables in Mississippi he designed for his mentor, Louis Sullivan. Apartment buildings, houses large and small, retail spaces, resort colonies, garages, garden structures, and monumental high-profile commissions--all have been lost to future generations. "How could it happen?" asks author Carla Lind in Lost Wrights. She then proceeds to show exactly how and why each of these buildings is no longer here. Illustrated with fascinating and often rare photographs, descriptions are arranged by building type from houses to apartments, recreation to business. Originally published in 1996 but out of print for several years, this is a revised and expanded edition." Original list price $35.00. 9.25 x 9.25 (Third Edition)

Size: 9.25 x 9.25

Pages: Pp 177

ST#:
1996.85.0818
   
Date: 1996

Title: The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright  (Hard Cover - DJ)  (Published by Princeton University Press)

Author: Levine, Neil

Description: Original HC List Price $85.00. 
(Third Edition)

Size:

Pages: Pp 524

ST#: 1996.34.0902
   
Frank Lloyd Wright By Robert McCarter (1997, 1999)
Date: 1997

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Phaidon Press Limited, London)

Author: McCarter, Robert

Description: This book provides a comprehensive critical overview of the work of Frank Lloyd Wright, one of the great masters of modern architecture. Beautifully illustrated with a wealth of photographs of many of Wright's best known buildings, Frank Lloyd Wright explores the key themes in the architect's work, presenting the consistent and systematic qualities that underlie all of his designs. Robert McCarter's text analyses Wright's work chronologically, emphasizing key designs and work relating to that, in parallel to an examination of several predominant themes active in Wright's design work, and singled out by Wright as being of fundamental importance in his understanding of architecture. The themes of space and the spatial experience of the user are thus examined, alongside a discussion of construction and a coherent tectonic order, and a investigation of the relationship between Wright's architecture and the landscape. (Dust Jacket.) Original HC list price $79.95. (First Edition)

Size: 10 x 11.75

Pages: Pp 368

ST#: 1997.62.0514

   
Date: 1999

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright (Soft Cover) (Published by Phaidon Press Limited, London)

Author: McCarter, Robert

Description: This book provides a comprehensive critical overview of the work of Frank Lloyd Wright, one of the great masters of modern architecture. Beautifully illustrated with a wealth of photographs of many of Wright's best known buildings, Frank Lloyd Wright explores the key themes in the architect's work, presenting the consistent and systematic qualities that underlie all of his designs. Robert McCarter's text analyses Wright's work chronologically, emphasizing key designs and work relating to that, in parallel to an examination of several predominant themes active in Wright's design work, and singled out by Wright as being of fundamental importance in his understanding of architecture. The themes of space and the spatial experience of the user are thus examined, alongside a discussion of construction and a coherent tectonic order, and a investigation of the relationship between Wright's architecture and the landscape. (Dust Jacket.) Original SC list price $45.00. (Second Edition)

Size: 10 x 11.75

Pages: Pp 368

ST#: 1999.02.0200

   
Date: 1998

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Living City

Author: De Long, David G.

Description: (First Edition)

Size:

Pages: Pp 334

ST#:
1998.20.0502
   
Date: 1998

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright - The Lost Years  (Soft Cover)  (Published by The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London)

Author: Alofsin, Anthony

Description: Original SC  List Price $35.00.  (First Paper Edition)

Size:

Pages: Pp 397

ST#:
1998.29.0700
   
Date: 1999

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Living Space (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by the Northern Illinois University Press, DeKalb, Illinois)

Author: Satler, Gail

Description: From the dust jacket: "The space within the building is the reality of that building." So says Frank Lloyd Wright in "The Destruction of the Box," an address in which he recalls for his audience the origins of his break with previous architectural thought. According to Satler, Wright's approach, "organic architecture, " reveals space as a lived and living entity, one that achieves its full meaning only when it becomes inscribed with the actual practices of those who inhabit it. This sociological analysis of Wright's architecture examines the interaction between people and the spaces they create. Satler shows how Wright explored a new architectural dimension, the space in which we live. Focusing on the Larkin Building (1904) and Unity Temple (1907), works that Wright considered important but that have received little attention, Satler delineates the social nature of space... First Edition)

Size: 5.5 x 8.75

Pages: Pp 194

ST#: 1999.74.0414

   
Date: 2005

Title: Educating Frank Lloyd Wright. 1885-1899. Volume One (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Striking Impressions, Los Angeles, California)

Author: Koppany, B. III

Description: All three volumes extensively cover the period of Frank Lloyd Wright’s career from 1885 until 1899, and the forces that influenced Wright during that time period. Growing up, working with Silsbee, his time with Adler & Sullivan, and an extensive, in-depth look at the 1893 Chicago World’s Columbian Exhibition. "It was only when I got to the photograph of the pavilion of Turkey where I started to believe that there may be a relationship between Frank Lloyd Wright and the founding father of modern architecture’s importance on the 1893 World‘s Columbian Exhibition. In Wrights’ autobiography, and almost every book written by Wright, there is at least one reference to the 1893 Chicago World‘s Columbian Exhibition (World’s Fair). It intuitively followed that Wright thought this fair was very important to him even if he didn’t like it..." Heavily illustrated with period photographs and their influence on Wright’s work. 650 illustrations. Original list price $180.00. Gift from the author.

Size: 11 x 12.25.

Pages: Pp 338

ST#:
2005.46.1117
   
Date: 2005

Title: Educating Frank Lloyd Wright. 1885-1899. Volume Two (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Striking Impressions, Los Angeles, California)

Author: Koppany, B. III

Description: Volume two continues an extensive, in-depth look at the 1893 Chicago World’s Columbian Exhibition. Heavily illustrated with period photographs and their influence on Frank Lloyd Wright’s work. Original list price $180.00. 374 illustrations. Gift from the author.

Size: 11 x 12.25

Pages: Pp 339-568

ST#:
2005.47.1117
   
Date: 2005

Title: Educating Frank Lloyd Wright. 1885-1899. Volume Three (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Striking Impressions, Los Angeles, California)

Author: Koppany, B. III

Description: All three volumes extensively cover the period of Frank Lloyd Wright’s career from 1885 until 1899, and the forces that influenced Wright during that time period. Volume three includes a list of architectural books owned by Louis Sullivan, items in Louis Sullivan’s estate sale, Frank Lloyd Wright’s book collection as well as other items and information related to
Frank Lloyd Wright. 232 illustrations. Original list price $155.00. Gift from the author.

Size: 11 x 12.25

Pages: Pp 569-833

ST#:
2005.48.1117
   
Date: 2006

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright (Soft Cover) (Published by Reaktion Books Ltd, London as part of the Critical Lives Series)

Author: McCarter, Robert

Description: Back Cover: "An unforgettable cultural icon who refined both the twentieth-century city-scape and America's suburban and rural landscape, Frank Lloyd Wright has been studied from what seems to have been every possible angle. But this book is the first to focus on Wright's professional persona - that of an architect and designer enmeshed in a web of connections between prominent public figures and competing ideologies. Robert McCarter distils Wright's life and work into a concise account that explains both the beliefs and relationships so powerfully reflected in his architecture and interior design." (Publisher’s description.) Includes 36 photographs and illustrations. Original list price $16.95. (First Edition)

Size: 5.1 x 7.8. 

Pages: Pp 224

ST#: 2006.38.0112

   
Date: 2007

Title: Buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright. FLWBC Response to NPS Questions. June 2007 (Produced by the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy)

Author: Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy

Description: The process of choosing the twelve buildings exemplifying Frank Lloyd Wright’s artistic genius and extraordinary contribution to modern architecture and culture took place over a period of two years. The list was compiled by a committee of leading Wright scholars and restoration architects appointed by the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy. The committee included Neil Levine, David G. De Long, Jack Quinan, John G. Thorpe, Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer. The twelve selected were: Fallingwater, Hollyhock House, Jacobs House, Marin County Civic Center, Millard House, Price Tower, Robie House, S.C. Johnson & Son, Guggenheim Museum, Taliesin, Taliesin West, Unity Temple.

Size: 8.5 x 11

Pages: Pp 19

ST#: 2007.57.0110

   
Date: 2011

Title: Architectural and Musical Interrelations. Counterpoint as a Tool of Composition in Music and Architecture (Soft Cover) (Published by Patakis, Athens, Greece)

Authors: Biris, Tasos; Demiri, Konstantina; Tsiraki, Sofia; Athanasopoulos, Jannis; Angelou, Angelos

Description: This publication includes essays - written by five university teachers – focusing on the notion of ‘counterpoint’ as a tool for composition in music and in architecture. The core issue of the book is explored in the course, taught in the School of Architecture of the National Technical University of Athens, entitled "Music and Architectural Correspondences: ‘Counterpoint’ as a Music and Architectural Tool". The book includes, conversations held between the students and the teachers on issues raised during the course and also students’ architectural compositions. An attached CD, that includes auxiliary music excerpts, helps the reader to understand the function of contrapuntal relationships between architecture and music. Published in Greek. We assisted the publisher by providing a photograph related to Frank Lloyd Wright. Original list price € 32.00 ($42.15). Gift from Patakis. To order. (First Edition)

Size: 9 X 8.25

Pages: Pp 367

ST#: 2011.03.0811

   
Date: 2013

Title: Breaking Wright’s Grid (Educating Frank Lloyd Wright 1900-1902) (Soft Cover) (Published by Striking Impressions, Prescott, AZ

Author: Koppany, B. III

Description: "For the first time the hidden architectural design grid of Frank Lloyd Wright is revealed. Wright used this grid over and over again from the start of his career up to his last works. This grid base unit of 7/8 inches is shown for the first time in the opening chapter of the book, overlapping Wright’s grid on a conventional six inch grid. Wright’s proportions for interior detail (baseboards to wainscot to picture rail to ceiling) is shown. Wright’s time with Lyman Silsbee is examined, and is shown not to use a grid system. At Adler & Sullivan, the grid Wright was to use it shown to exist from the auditorium building (prior to Wright starting with the firm), it includes major commissions such as the Seattle Opera House, Kehilath Synagogue, McVicker’s theater, Schiller (Garrick) Theater, and the Chicago Stock Exchange. Grids are shown for Wight’s submittal to Louis Sullivan for a job, Louis Sullivan Summer Cottage by Wright, the Frank Lloyd Wright Residence, and the Blossom Residence (bootleg) by Wright..." Original list price $24.95. (Third Edition)

Size: 8.5 x 11

Pages: Pp 433

ST#:
2013.22.1117
   
Date: 2014

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright: Preservation, Design, and Adding to Iconic Buildings (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by the University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville & London)

Author: Edited By: Longstreth, Richard. Authors include: Richard Longstreth, De Teel Patterson Tiller, Sidney K. Robinson, Anne Biebel, Mary Keiran Murphy, Mark Hertzberg, Dale Allen Gyure, Neil Levine, Scott W. Perkins, Tom Kubala, Eric Jackson-Forsberg, Lynda S. Waggoner, Patrick J. Mahoney, Thomas Templeton Taylor.

Description: The buildings of Frank Lloyd Wright are not immune to the social and environmental forces that affect all architecture. Because of the popular recognition and historical significance of his work, however, the stakes are unusually high when his buildings are modified in any way. Any additions or changes must meet the highest standards; how exactly this can be achieved is the debate that fuels this compelling new book. The essays collected here are authored by many of the top professionals in the fields of architecture and preservation. Some of the contributors worked directly on the buildings discussed and provide invaluable firsthand accounts of these projects. This is the most thorough discussion of modifying Wright’s works published to date and a fascinating commentary on preserving our architectural legacy. (Dust Jacket) Original list price $50.00. (First Edition)

Size: 8 x 9.25

Pages: Pp 289

ST#:
2014.40.0318
   
Date: 2016

Title: Close-Up View of Froebel’s Kindergarten, with Frank Lloyd Wright at the Drawing Table (Soft Cover) (Published by Xlibris, Bloomington, IN)

Author: Rogers, Wally

Description: Unparalleled account of two astute thinkers – German Friedrich Froebel and American Frank Lloyd Wright – about an intertwined connection between a captivating school-master and a tenacious master- architect. An in-depth examination of how children learn coupled with what Wright learned in Froebel’s Kindergarten and how he applied it at the drawing table. Appropriate for parents, caretakers and educators of children and young people up through college age; and academic scholars and avid practitioners who advocate for the preservation of Wright's legacy. Narrative transcends years of commonplace thinking and practices founded upon an unrivaled method that accurately led to patterns of lovely shapes and magnificent angles, the bedrock of Froebel’s historical kindergarten and Wright's timeless architecture. (Back Cover) Original list price $48.99. Gift from the author. To order www.Xlibris.com

Size: 6 x 9

Pages: Pp 1032

ST#:
2016.03.0816
   
Date: 2016

Title: The Urbanism of Frank Lloyd Wright (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Princeton University Press, New Jersey)

Author: Levine, Neil

Description: "This is the first book devoted to Frank Lloyd Wright’s designs for remaking the modern city. Stunningly comprehensive, The Urbanism of Frank Lloyd Wright presents a radically new interpretation of the architect’s work and offers new and important perspectives on the history of modernism. Neil Levine places Wright’s projects, produced over more than fifty years, within their historical, cultural, and physical contexts, while relating them to the theory and practice of urbanism as it evolved over the twentieth century. Levine overturns the conventional view of Wright as an architect who deplored the city and whose urban vision was limited to a utopian plan for a network of agrarian communities he called Broadacre City..." (Publisher’s description.) Original list price $65.00. (First Edition) Gift from Jeremy Steiner.

Size: 9.5 x 11.25

Pages: Pp 446

ST#: 2016.01.0116

   
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