Title Architects and Artists: The Work of Ernest and Esther Born.
Book Condition Collectible: Like New
Edition First Edition
Publisher San Francisco: Book Club of California, 2015
Inscription Signed by Author
Seller ID 160428002
Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 234. LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies, this is copy number 122, SIGNED by the author and Ernest and Ester Born’s daughter, Bea Born Roberts, and grand-daughter, Karen Angell-Mendez, on November 3, 2015 at the Los Angeles release party for the book. Designed by Michiko Toki, Toki Design. 4to. 12 1/4 x 9 5/16 inches. 264 pp. Illustrated throughout in color and black and white including photographs and drawings, chronology; text clean, unmarked. Blind-stamped grey cloth, spine titled in silver, slip case; binding square and tight. SIGNED by the author on the colophon. Fine. At once a serious contribution to the literature on modern architecture and design, and a rich and varied visual feast, this publication makes evident the legendary draftsmanship and graphic inventiveness of Ernest Born and rediscovers the brilliant photographic eye of Esther Born. Drawing from visual collections throughout North America and Europe, the publication is richly illustrated, including many full-page reproductions of works from the Borns' long and varied careers.
Nicolas Oldsberg, Architects and Artists The Work of Ernest and Esther Born, Book Club of California, Fine Press, Limited Edition