Jean Prouvé. Prefabrication: Structures and Elements. Edited by Benedikt Huber and Jean-Claude Steinegger
Praeger Publishers, 1971. Hardcover. First American edition. $85.
Text in German, French and English. // Chapters on ‘Building Structures,’ ‘Methods of Moulding.’ and ‘Framework of Life;’ with individual sections discussing types of jointed frames (shell, shed, propped, vaulted, centre core, stool, plastic ‘types’) as well as ‘the houses of Abbé Pierre,’ ‘collective dwellings,’ the Meudon houses,’ ‘tropical houses,’ ‘school buildings,’ ‘furniture’ and ‘public buildings.

Praeger Publishers, 1971. Hardcover. First American edition. $85.

Text in German, French and English. // Chapters on ‘Building Structures,’ ‘Methods of Moulding.’ and ‘Framework of Life;’ with individual sections discussing types of jointed frames (shell, shed, propped, vaulted, centre core, stool, plastic ‘types’) as well as ‘the houses of Abbé Pierre,’ ‘collective dwellings,’ the Meudon houses,’ ‘tropical houses,’ ‘school buildings,’ ‘furniture’ and ‘public buildings.

Shanghai: The Commercial Press, 1927. First Edition. $4500.

Complete with seventy tipped-in photographs (+ a frontispiece), a few of them in color. In the original richly embroidered blue silk binding