Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth, 1911. Item #013860
A photographic survey of Wright’s work published in Germany in 1911. Generally considered to be the American edition, despite its German title, of the Sonderheft (originally published as an accompaniment to the Wasmuth Portfolio, the large collection of 100 lithographs of Wright’s work), but this edition with more and different images. Text in German, Frank Lloyd Wright: A Study and Appreciation by C. R. Ashbee, with English translation laid-in. Sweeney 96. An impressive display of the volume and quality of work Wright had done before 1910. First edition thus. 30 cm; 141 pp. + four-page English translation laid-in; illustrated from photographs, plans, and color frontispiece drawing (Unity Temple) with tissue guard. Losses to spine; contents clean and bright; a good copy or better in original printed wrappers.