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(Gaudi) Ràfols, José F.

Antonio Gaudí.

Barcelona, Editorial Canosa 1929.

Reference: 7538

Full Description

4to. 305+(1)pp, numerous photo ills. Publisher’s gold-stamped cloth, a little rubbed at head of spine. Roderick Gradidge’s copy (bookplate).

First Spanish-language edition of this excellent book, published three years after the death of Gaudí (an edition in Catalan had been published a year before). Ràfols was the first to publish a full monograph on the Barcelona architect and this tidily produced and well-illustrated book does him justice. It also features a chronology of events in Gaudí’s life and a detailed bibliography. A reprint was issued in 1960, but this original edition is scarce.