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Louis Sullivan: Prophet of Modern Architectureby Hugh Morrison
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This reissue, completely redesigned and reset, returns Louis Sullivanto its original size and restores the quality of its illustrations. It also provides, in Timothy Samuelson's Introduction, corrections of the biographical data in light of six decades of research, and, most important, an authoritative revision of the List of Buildings, including information on buildings discovered after the original publication and details of those subsequently demolished.
The best introduction to the work of one of America's most famous architects.
The classic biography, still the best and most concise explanation of Louis Sullivan's importance sixty-two years after its initial publication.
Hugh Morrison's biography of Louis Sullivan was the first definitive study of his work. This edition provides the original text and illustrations plus an assessment of Morrison's groundbreaking research and an authoritative revision of the chronological List of Buildings, including corrections to the data in light of six decades of research.
About the Author
The late Hugh Morrison taught at Dartmouth College.Timothy J. Samuelson works for the Commission on Chicago Landmarks.
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