DRAWINGS FOR ARCHITECTURAL ORNAMENT by GEORGE GRANT ELMSLIE 1902-1936

Santa Barbara: Board of Regents, University of California, 1968. 1st Edition Limited. Soft cover. Catalog published in conjunction with an exhibition of original drawings by George Grant Elmslie held at the Art Gallery, University of California,  Santa Barbara, January 4 through January 31, 1968.  Limited edition of 250 copies, this numbered 206.  Portfolio fomat,  loose sheets measuring approx. 10.5"x 14.5" in folder with printed title.  Four page booklet of notes by David Gebhard, then 12 single sheet plates of reproductions of Elmslie's drawings executed by Elmslie at his architectural firms of Purcell, Felick and Elmslie or Purcell and Elmslie (with William L. Steele).  Elmslie (1869 - 1952) was a Scottish-born American Prairie School architect whose worked with Louis Sullivan and later with William Gray Purcell as a partner in the firm Purcell & Elmslie..  The plates reflect commissions in the midwest United States, including projects like the E. L. Powers house in Minneapolis, the First National Bank in Rhinelander, WI and other commercial or municipal structures throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa.  Booklet and plates are fine, cover folder worn at images, separated for a 2" stretch top of fold.  . Very Good+. Item #011664

Price: $275.00