Bauhaus 1919—1928 edited by Herbert Bayer, Walter Gropius, and Ise Gropius, 1959. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. 3rd printing (1st ed. 1938, 2nd printing 1952), Charles T. Branford Company, Boston, USA. 7.5 x 10.25, pp. 224. Typography and cover design by Herbert Bayer.
An important volume first published in conjunction with the Museum of Modern Art's expansive survey exhibition (organized and installed by Bayer) of the same name. Bauhaus 1919—1928 is a valuable and thorough record of the programs and projects initiated at the Weimar and Dessau Bauhaus. With a preface by Alfred H. Barr, Jr., and essays from Alexander Dorner, Walter Gropius, Herbert Bayer, Moholy-Nagy, Josef Albers, Anni Albers, etc. Heavily illustrated with 550 black and white examples, biographical notes, bibliography and an index of illustrations. A recommended volume and excellent alternative to the precious original edition.
Fine blue cloth covers stamped with white lettering in a very good plus still bright white dust jacket with a few small tears near the spine, light creases and gentle wear overall.