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Lot 0473
Author: Requa, Richard S.
Title: Old World Inspiration For American Architecture
Place Published: Los Angeles
Publisher: The Monolith Portland Cement Company
Date Published: 1929

[10] pp. text + 144 finescreen plates from photographs, with descriptive text on the plate versos. (Folio) original blindstamped textured cloth, embossed pictorial vignette on the front cover. First Edition.

One of an unknown number of presentation copies with special bookplate stating "Presented with the compliments of the Monolith Portland Cement Co." and numbered 652. The front panel of the original dust jacket is laid in, with the number 652 appearing in pencil near the bottom.

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Some wear and soiling to binding with rubbing to extremities, small circular divet near head of spine; offsetting to endpapers; a few abraded areas to preliminaries and title page, where labels or writing were removed; very good.

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Requa, Old World Inspiration For American Architecture,

Estimate $10 - $100Mar 9, 2017
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
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