Disappearing City by Frank Lloyd Wright, Signed 1st Edition, 1st State, 1932 For Sale
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Disappearing City by Frank Lloyd Wright, Signed 1st Edition, 1st State, 1932

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Wright, Frank Lloyd. The Disappearing City. New York: William Farquhar Payson, 1932. Slim quarto, quarter leather with decorative gilt spine and signature green cloth. Housed in a custom slipcase that features the original decorative front cloth. First edition, first issue, with six black-and-white photographic plates, inscribed and signed on the half title by the famous architect. The Disappearing City "is the first book in which Wright defined his proposal for a decentralized, agrarian society based on the proper use of the machine. The subject was of continuing concern to him, and the text of this book was rewritten and included in When Democracy Builds and The Living City" (Sweeney 328). Wright designed the graphic pattern printed on the cloth cover, which was saved and put onto the slipcase.

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  • Date of manufacture
    1932
  • Period
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 1 in. x W 1 in. x D 1 in.

    H 2.54 cm x W 2.54 cm x D 2.54 cm

  • Seller location
    Colorado Springs, CO
  • Seller reference number
    BK0332
  • Reference number
    LU90978291863

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