Alvar Aalto. Aalvar Aalto, Elissa Mäkiniemi Aalto.
Alvar Aalto
Alvar Aalto
Alvar Aalto

Alvar Aalto. 1898-1976

Helsinki: Museum of Finnish Architecture, 1978. 2nd Edition. Small quarto, publisher's white stiff paper wraps lettered in yellow, pictorial design blind-stamped to upper wrap.

Monograph on Finnish architect Aalto, inscribed by his widow, the architect and designer Elissa Mäkniemi Aalto, who completed numerous of his projects after his death in 1976 (inscribed in marker on the half-title, from the Aalto-designed Mount Angel Abbey in Saint Benedict, Oregon, and dated June 28, 1980). Illustrated throughout with photos, drawings and reproductions (mostly black-and-white). With selections from Aalto's writings, and texts by Göran Schildt, J.M. Richards, Nils Erik Wickberg, and Carlo Ludovico Ragghianti. Text in English. Early owner signature to half-title. Spine toned, some creasing and soiling to wraps. Very good. Item #295

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