"THE HOTTEST TOPIC IN MANHATTAN'S ARCHITECTURAL SALONS": FROM BAUHAUS TO OUR HOUSE, SIGNED BY TOM WOLFE
WOLFE, Tom. From Bauhaus to Our House. New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, (1981). Octavo, original cloth, original dust jacket. $1800.
First trade edition, boldly signed by Tom Wolfe with his characteristic flamboyant flourish.
A searing indictment of modern architecture from one of the founders of the New Journalism, critics met the publication of From Bauhaus to Our House by noting:"Wolfe's agility continues to dazzle… this book is the hottest topic in Manhattan's architectural salons" (New York Times). With "First printing, 1981" on copyright page: issued the same year as a signed limited edition (350 copies), no priority established. Featuring over 30 in-text and full-page photogravure illustrations; with duplicate half title, one bound after title page.
A splendid copy in fine condition.