The Story of the Tower: The Tree that Escaped the Crowded Forest
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Horizon Press
Date Published: 1956
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 47297
130pp. Quarto [28 cm] Black, red and gilt stamped cloth boards. With 130 illustrations- 6 color plates. Very good condition, with light soiling to the extremities. The dust jacket is in good condition only. Moisture stained at the edges (more prominent on the verso), and with numerous tears and small losses from the edges.
The Story of the Tower includes all of Frank Lloyd Wright's writings on this subject- revised and brought up to date for this book. The concept of this book was revolutionary in the history of publishing architecture. For the first time, the evolution of a building- from original idea to plan to day-by-day construction and finally to completion- is presented in one full-length book.