1933 David Gray THOMAS HASTINGS ARCHITECT Collected Writings MEMOIR Beaux-Arts

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  • Sold Date: Jul 19, 2015
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1933 First Edition with 254 pages

David Gray: THOMAS HASTINGS ARCHITECT: COLLECTED WRITINGS TOGETHER WITH A MEMOIR. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1933. First edition. An Ex-University Library copy with expected deaccessioned markings, stamps and attachments early and late. Textblock stamped. Front hinge broken. Otherwise, interior unmarked and clean. Out-of-print. A reference copy. �

5.75 x 9.25 Ex-library hard cover book with 254 pages.

Abridged Contents Thomas Hastings: MemoirWritings The Relations of Life to Style in Architecture Modern Architecture Principles of Architectural Composition Beauty in Architecture and Life How and Where to Begin a Design Detail Ornament or Decoration The Skyscrapers Various Comment [includes 15 sections]

From the publisher’s description of "Carrere & Hastings: The Masterworks" [Laurie Ossman and Heather Ewing, Rizzoli, New York City, 2011]: "Architects of America's Gilded Age, Carrere and Hastings designed commercial buildings, elaborate residences, and prominent public structures in New York, Washington, London, Paris, Rome, and Havana between 1895 and 1924. Their client list included Carnegie, duPont, Rockefeller, Harriman, Morgan, Gould, Astor, Payne, Whitney, and Vanderbilt.

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