Freeman's Auction
(Architecture) 1 Vol. Wright, Frank Lloyd. The Disappearing City. New York: William Farquhar Payson, (1932). First edition. Small 4to, original decorated black-stamped green cloth; corners bumped, moderate to heavy wear to joints and edges, spine ends and top of fore edge of front cover starting to fray, edges slightly affected by damp. With 5 (of 6) photo plates - lacking the plate to follow page 50. Some damp staining along the top and upper half fore edge of most leaves, old pencil scrawl on back free endpaper recto, endpapers darkened. In custom green morocco-backed black cloth case and chemise.
Presentation copy, signed and inscribed in ink on front free endpaper recto, "To an enthusiastic champion of true / ideals, one worked hard for them- / Frank Lloyd Wright / Taliesin June 8 1934."
[Sweeney 238]
Estimate $600-900


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Sold for $1,375 (buyer's premium included)