Philip C. Johnson’s monograph of Mies van der Rohe (The Museum of Modern Art, 1947/1953, 2nd ed) catalogues the famous 1947 MoMa exhibition. The book showcases Mies van der Rohe’s architectural production from the Friedrichstrasse office building project in Berlin (1919) to the National Theatre project in Mannheim, Germany (1953) and it also contains a small collection of Mies’s writings 1922–1950.
The text is in English. The book has been richly illustrated with black-and-white photographs and architectural drawings.
The copy in our stock is still in nice condition. The pages are clean without any markings except for the signature on the first flyleave. The binding is fine. The pages show age-related yellowing, and the cloth-bound covers show signs of shelf wear and use.