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22 plates by W.K.Oltar-Jevsky  

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Contemporary Babylon


New York

Architectural Book Publishing Company



With 22 mounted plates by W.K. Oltar-Jevsky. Introduction by Harvey Wiley Corbett. 37x23 cm (14½x9¼") publisher's black silk-covered boards decorated and lettered in gilt. First Edition. 

The book comprises 22 mounted plates from pencil drawings by Oltar-Jevsky, of New York City's many architectural masterpieces, including the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, Rockefeller Center, etc.

Vyacheslav Konstantinovich Oltarzhevsky (Oltar-Jevsky) was a Russian Soviet architect. He was one of the first Soviet experts in skyscraper construction, notable for his collaboration with Arkady Mordvinov on Hotel Ukraina.

Lot Amendments

Wear, rubbing and staining to boards with circular damp mark on front cover; bottom bumped at spine; interior clean with light toning; very good.

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