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"ORGANIC (OR INTRINSIC) ARCHITECTURE IS THE FREE ARCHITECTURE OF IDEAL DEMOCRACY"

WRIGHT, Frank Lloyd. Typed manuscript inscribed. Taliesin West, February, 1953.

Original 11-page typed manuscript on "The Language of Organic Architecture," inscribed by its author, Frank Lloyd Wright, to his friend, the architecture critic Lewis Mumford, "For Lewis, F.L. Wright." With Mumford's annotation in the top right corner, "Feb 1953." The distinctive type face and spacing of the text invite the possibility that Wright typed this himself. $8800.

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“DESTINED TO REVOLUTIONIZE ARCHITECTURAL THOUGHT”

WRIGHT, Frank Lloyd. Buildings, Plans, and Designs. New York, 1963.

First edition in English of Frank Lloyd Wright's first major publication, number 145A of 2600 copies—a grand portfolio of one hundred large folio plates of Wright's earliest designs, including the Frederick C. Robie house (1909), "the finest of the Prairie houses." $4500.

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INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION OF FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT’S LANDMARK FUTURE OF ARCHITECTURE

WRIGHT, Frank Lloyd. Future of Architecture. New York, 1953.

First edition of this “definitive” volume on architecture as “a basic, organic necessity for a true democracy,” with frontispiece portrait of Wright and 35 photographs of his buildings, inscribed, “Dr. F— B—, Frank Lloyd Wright.” $4500.

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WITH 200 DRAWINGS BY FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT

WRIGHT, Frank Lloyd. Drawings for a Living Architecture. New York, 1959.

First edition of this extensive study of Wright’s architecture “at the stages of conception and first formulation,” beautifully illustrated with 200 sketches and finished drawings by Wright (75 in color). $2200.

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