Los Angeles: The Architecture of Four Ecologies by Reyner Banham 1st Edition Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket 1971 Harper

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Title: Los Angeles: The Architecture of Four Ecologies

Author: Reyner Banham

Description: Stated First Edition. Teal colored cloth boards. Light wear at corners. Previous owner's name on front paste down. A few minor spots on front matter pages, otherwise interior is clean. Top centimeter of the outer edge of text block has a light discoloration which only affects the interior at the very tip of the upper corner of the last 15 or so pages. Dust jacket has a closed tear to the bottom right corner of the front panel; visible rubbing; a bit of edge wear; small chip to the upper left corner of the spine; not price clipped. DJ is in an archival mylar sleeve.

A pioneering architectural study of Los Angeles. Banham sets the works of designers as diverse as Frank Lloyd Wright, Charles Eames, Richard Neutra and Simon Rodia in their proper contexts of mountains, plains, beaches, and freeways. He shows the interplay that has shaped the architecture and the human ecology that enshrines it.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good+

Publisher: Harper & Row

Place: New York

Year: 1971

ISBN: n/a

Language: English

Size: 8.5 x 5.5 inches.

Pages: 256 pages.

Keywords: architecture, Los Angeles, California, urban,

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