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(Emerson) (Skidmore, Louis & others)

A tribute to William Emerson.

(Lunenburg), privately printed by the Meriden Gravure Company & the Stinehour Press nd (c.1957).

Reference: 7940
Price: £45 [convert currency]

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8vo. 24+(8)pp, (6) photo plates. 1 of which colour. Original paper-covered boards, beginning to crack at foot of spine. One of 750 numbered copies only. Presentation copy to Mrs. Anthony Pott, later Roderick Gradidge’s copy.

A well-produced tribute to William Emerson (1873-1957), Dean of the School of Architecture of MIT from 1919 to 1939, by his former students and friends, including the architects Louis Skidmore and John O. Merrill and the artist Samuel Chamberlain, who contributed a drypoint etching of the Rogers Building at MIT to the volume.