SIGNED Greene & Greene: Architecture as Fine Art, Vol. 1, Randell L. Makinson,..

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Greene & Greene: Architecture as a Fine Art, Vol. 1 ISBN: 0879050233 Author: Randell L. Makinson, Marvin Rand (Photographs), and Reyner Banham (Introduction) Publisher: Peregrine Smith, Inc. Release Date: 1977 Seller Category: Fine Art Books Qty Available: 1 Condition: Used: Excellent Sku: 00255 Notes: Fine book in a Fine dust jacket, 4to, 9 1/4" x 9 1/4." SIGNED to title page by Randell L. Makinson: "To Jack and Jean Robinson - a lifetime friendship and brother. Randell 4/1/77." White cloth-covered boards in a white dust jacket. Black-and-white photographs on front and back panels. Black lettering to dust jacket spine. Covers clean and unmarked, binding tight, sharp tips with only a hint of bumping. Dust jacket pristine and intact except for slight wrinkling at the outer joints and edges, protected by a paper-backed Brodart sleeve, not price-clipped. Pages also pristine and intact. Replete with black-and-white printed photographs, illustrations, and architectural diagrams. 283 pp., including illustrations and Index. A comprehensive book chronicling the artistic output of the American architectural firm, Greene & Greene. Founded in 1894 by brothers Charles Sumner Greene and Henry Mather Greene, the firm became well-known for popularizing the bungalow style that was part of the Arts and Crafts Movement. The brothers worked primarily in California. Excerpt from front flap: "The most comprehensive study ever published on Greene and Greene--their history and their architecture. For the first time in published form all of the buildings of the firm of Greene and Greene and numerous individual works of the brothers are illustrated and discussed."