Lot 99 of 195:
American Competitions by the T Square Club 1907-8  

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Title:
American Competitions. Published by the T Square Club

Author:
Lacey, Adin Benedict, editor

Place:
[Philadelphia]

Publisher:
T Square Club

Date:
1907-8

Description:
2 volumes. [6], xxxiv pp. 160 plates; [6], xxxxvi pp. 166 plates. (Folio) 34.8x29 cm. (13¾x11½"), original green cloth, leather spine label. Limited to 700 & 750 copies. First Editions. The first two years of this architectural competition, presenting an amazing array of measured drawings and architectural conceptions for various grand edifices, many of them municipal. Includes the Soldiers' Memorial in Allegheny, PA; D.L. & W.R.R. Station, Scranton, PA; Connecticut State Library and Supreme Court; International Bureau of the American Republics, Municipal Office Building for the City of New York; YWCA Building, Pittsburgh, PA; United States Post Office Building, New York City; Capitol of Porto Rico; Prison Plant near Iona Island, New York; Springfield Municipal Building, Springfield, MA.; Parliament Building, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, etc. Each with the ink ownership name of Hareus & Loepke (?) Architects, S.F., to front pastedown. Property of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, Northern California Chapter, sold for the benefit of this organization.

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Condition:
Some rubbing to covers with wear to spine labels; very good.


 
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