" Eero Saarinen on His Work " Rare Vtg 1968 Collector's Slipcase Large Hardcover Mid Century Modernism Architecture Book
This " Eero Saarinen On His Work " rare vintage 1968 collector's slipcase large hardcover Mid Century Modernism architecture book ...
moreThis " Eero Saarinen On His Work " rare vintage 1968 collector's slipcase large hardcover Mid Century Modernism architecture book is an incredibly special and unique book to add to your library collection. Published by Yale University Press new Haven & London, printed in The United Sates in 1968 at The Carl Purington Rollins Printing Office of The Yale University Press.
The hardcover book with linen covered spine boards is enclosed in the original slipcase cover box sleeve. Edited by Aline B. Saarinen, book design by Alvin Eisenman. It features a selection of buildings from 1947 - 1964 with statements by the architect telling what he believed and felt about architecture. This truly is an exquisite presentation of a great Modern master's most important works.
Eero Saarinen ( 1910 - 1961 ) was a Finnish American Modernist architect and industrial designer noted for his Neo - Futuristic style. he is considered to be one of the great masters of 20th century Modernist architecture. best known for designing the Washington Dulles International Airport, The Gateway Arch in St. Louis, The Kresge Auditorium at MIT, and Yale's Ingalls Rink. Undoubtedly, his most famous work is The TWA Flight Center in New York City at JFK Airport, which represents the culmination of his design aesthetic and demonstrates his Neo Futuristic expression and the technical marvel in concrete shells.
Saarinen was a student of furniture design at The Cranbrook Academy of Art where his father was dean, there he had close relationships with his fellow students Charles and Ray Eames and Florence Knoll. he then went to study at The Yale School of Architecture. He received critical recognition for his furniture designs of the world famous Tulip, Womb, and Grasshopper chairs and the pedestal group all produced by Knoll. he was awarded many prestigious awards of design and architecture including The Gold Medal by The American Institute of Architecture. His furniture designs are included in the permanent collection of The Museum of Modern art New York.
The rare collector's slipcase large format hardcover architecture book measures 10 1/4" W X 14 1/4" H X 1" D, with 108 pages, 72 illustrations including 45 gorgeous photographs, 27 plans 7 drawings, with several special velum overlays. It is printed on beautiful heavyweight matte finish paper stock.
It is in excellent vintage condition consistent with age, and light signs of handling. There is some signs of handling and wear to the slipcase cover sleeve, sides, and edges. The book itself is in excellent very clean condition. Please see photos for condition reference. It is now being offered here for an excellent price. less
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- It is in excellent vintage condition consistent with age, and light signs of handling. There is some signs of handling ... moreIt is in excellent vintage condition consistent with age, and light signs of handling. There is some signs of handling and wear to the slipcase cover sleeve, sides, and edges. the book itself is in excellent very clean condition. Please see photos for condition reference. less
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