The White Pine & The Monograph Series

Price: 2,500.00 USD

St. Paul & New York: White Pine Bureau & Reinhold Publishing Corporation, 1936. 28.5 x 21.5 cm. The White Pine Series [Vols. 1-14, 1915-1928] & The Monograph Series [Vols. 15-22, 1929-1936] -- The standard work on early American architecture, printed on dull surface paper from clear plates with non-fading ink. Photographs by Julian Buckly, Kenneth Clark, and Arthur Haskell. Measure drawings by Kenneth Clark and Frank Chouteau Brown in Vols. 11-22. Each monograph contains 24 full-page plates reproducing pen and ink renderings, floor plans, elevations and details of the Prize and Mention designs, with the Program and Report of the Jury of Award of eminent architects. The complete collection of 128 titles in original white and light tan wrappers, together with Index noting US location by State -- Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts. New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, Texas; plus a section on Comparative Study. Some prominent members of the selection committee: Richard H. Dana, Jr., Wm. Adams Delano, Aymar Embury II, Bertram G. Goodhue, Thomas R. Kimball, Harrie T. Lindeberg, Arthur I. Meigs, John Russell Pope, et al. Vol. 5 no.6 never published with announcement of publisher laid-in, noting a printer's strike: "In view of the unavoidable situation, Volume V, Number 5 be accepted for the two numbers usually published the last four months of the year." -- (dated December 1, 1919). Clean, fresh and bright set. First edition. Orig. stiff wrappers. Fine.

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