Lot 577: Desirable softcover booklet entitled 'The Sovereignty of the Individual in the Cause of Architecture,' 19 pages, 9.5 x 11.75, printed in 1951, signed and inscribed on the front cover in pencil, "To Robert Jordan—A. A., From F. LL. W." In very good condition, with rubbing and soiling to covers and an abrasion to the right side. Originally written as a preface to his Wasmuth Portfolio in 1910, this essay was reprinted in 1951 and issued as an introduction to an exhibition of Wright's work at the Palazzo Stozzi. The recipient, Robert Furneaux Jordan, was a lecturer at the Architectural Association School in Britain, where Wright was a guest in 1950.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453
Sunday, 17th May 2015
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