RODCHENKO, ALEKSANDR, illustrator. FURNE, L. Chudesa stroitelnogo iskusstva. [Wonders of the Art of Construction.]  Moscow: Transpechat, 1926.<BR />
Lot 3175
RODCHENKO, ALEKSANDR, illustrator. FURNE, L. Chudesa stroitelnogo iskusstva. [Wonders of the Art of Construction.] Moscow: Transpechat, 1926.
US$ 1,500 - 2,000
£960 - 1,300

Lot Details
RODCHENKO, ALEKSANDR, illustrator.
FURNE, L. Chudesa stroitelnogo iskusstva. [Wonders of the Art of Construction.] Moscow: Transpechat, 1926.
8vo. 232 pp. Translated from the French. Foreword by Prof. Evgenii Bliznyak. Illustrated with photogravures and diagrams. Original wrappers with cover design attributed to A. Rodchenko. Wrappers lightly soiled and reattached; some internal marginal tears.

FIRST EDITION. This treatise considers construction through history, from the building of the Pyramids and the Roman aqueducts to the modern engineering of bridges, canals, tunnels, subways and radio towers. Includes an introduction on Soviet progress by Prof. Veloikov. This unsigned cover resembles other Rodchenko covers for "Transpechat" books.
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