First Edition of Tom Wolfe's From Bauhaus to Our House; Inscribed by Him in the year of publication
From Bauhaus To Our House.
Wolfe, Tom .$475.00
Item Number: 105687
New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1981.
First edition of Wolfe’s narrative on modern architecture. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper in the year of publication, “For Rob from Tom Wolfe with many thanks October 28 1981.” Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Kiyoshi Kanai. Jacket photograph by Tom Victor.
A searing indictment of modern architecture from one of the founders of the New Journalism, critics met the publication of From Bauhaus to Our House by noting:"Wolfe's agility continues to dazzle… this book is the hottest topic in Manhattan's architectural salons" (New York Times). Featuring over 30 in-text and full-page photogravure illustrations; with duplicate half title, one bound after title page.