Bournville & Port Sunlight

BERLEPSCH-VAlENDAS, H[ans].E[duard]. Bauernhaus Und Arbeiterwohnung In England. Eine Reisestudie.

Stuttgart, J. Engelhorn, n.d. but between 1906 and 1912.


Folio (392 x 289 mm). Publisher's original quarter white leather over decoratively printed portfolio boards with ties; pp. 18, [2], 20 b/w plates reproducing perspective drawings by the author, 37 b/w photo figures and plans within the text, loose as issued; the backstrip expertly repaired with archive tissue.

Attractive suite of plates reproducing drawings of the principal houses on the model villages of Bournville and Port the Swiss architect, Hans Eduard von Berlepsch-Valendas (1849-1921), who had studied under Gottfried Semper in Zurich.