Avery Classics Highlights at May 16th Display of Recent Acquisitions

Amidst treasures from across Avery’s collections, selections from Avery Classics included items from the Herbert Mitchell bequest, early to mid-20th century works on city planning and the modern housing movement in Europe and Latin America,  contemporary artist books on architectural subjects, and an extraordinary display of Japanese architecture and design from the interwar period.

 

 

 Prince Friedrich Wilhelm IV  of Prussia.

Grand tour sketchbook of Rome (c. 1828)

 

 

Johann Ludwig Mansa. Plans de Jardins dans le gout anglais & instructions dans l’art de distribuer & planters de petits terrains (Copenhagen, 1798)

 

 

 

Jean Jac. Hermes. Architectural Drawings (c. 1762)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

–by Carole Ann Fabian, Director, Avery Library

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