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Berlage, H.P.

Beschouwingen over bouwkunst.

Rotterdam, W.L. & J.Brusse 1911.

Reference: 14296
Price: £75 [convert currency]

Full Description

4to. (6) + 121 + (1)pp, text ills. Publisher’s decorative cloth, front cover lightly marked at top, and old ownership sticker on spine. Early twentieth century ownership stamp of G.H. von Faber (Dutch author and journalist) on preliminary blank leaf and on blank verso of last leaf of text. Subsequently Brian Housden’s copy, with an enclosed invoice to him from the Erasmus firm of antiquarian booksellers, Amsterdam, April 1960.

First edition. Here Berlage expresses his opinions on architecture generally, on architecture in relation to the Brussels Exhibition of 1910, on town planning, on building in brick, and so on. The volume includes illustrations by Johan Briedé based on Berlage’s own drawings of his recent architectural commissions.