Kingswood : Study in Design

By: Neumann, Martha Cross

Price: $56.00

Quantity: 1 available

Condition: Very Good+

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64 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Large softcover, 9 x 11 inches, pale gray covers, 64 glossy pages, 51 beautiful photogravures (high-quality b/w photos) of school's amazing architecture, gates, furniture, ceilings, light poles, leaded glass windows, etc, with captions and brief text. Photos by Richard Hirneisen, George Hance and others. Designs by Eliel Saarinen and others. ; Edited by Martha Cross Neumann. Book designed by Bonnie Detloff. Editorial assistants Susan Birndorf and Teresa Lerchen Henson. ; Kingswood is college prep school for girls; it is affiliated with Cranbrook, college prep for boys; its famous campus in ritzy suburbs of Detroit. ; Almost no wear but covers are faded here and there with a few small spots. Interior clean, binding tight. Quite scarce in any condition. ; Seven items laid in: 1) Design in America: The Cranbrook Vision 1925-1950, glossy pamphlet for exhibition Detroit Institute of Arts, color photo of chair designed by Eliel Saarinen and 3 b/w photos, 1983. ; Also laid in, six large newspaper clippings, all with photos (in color if stated) which are: 2) Cranbrook's Back in Vogue, on architecture, sculpture, and design, 1982. 3) Cranbrook's Golden Era, 1983. 4) Capturing the Cranbrook Spirit, 1983. 5) New York Museum gives Cranbrook its Due, 1984. 6) The Cranbrook Vision: Metropolitan Museum Commemorates an American Giant, 1984, with 8 color photos. 7) A Living Museum: Cranbrook's Crown Jewell, 1993.

Title: Kingswood : Study in Design

Author Name: Neumann, Martha Cross

Location Published: Kingswood School Cranbrook: 1982

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Item: 0.80 lbs

Categories: Architecture

Seller ID: 24350

Keywords: cranbrook, eliel saarinen, ephemera, furniture, kingswood, vernacular architecture