A complete run of the five-volume series devoted to leading Dutch modernist architects and their work in the early part of the 20th century, 58, 40, 36, 35, 28 pp., under the editorial direction of W. Retera, each volume a monograph devoted to a single architect, covering Willem Kromhout, Piet Kramer, Hendrik Petrus Berlage, Alexander James Kropholler, and Willem Marinus Dudok, each volume profusely illustrated with photographic plates and architectural drawings and ground plans, most full-page. Some foxing to the first three volumes. 8vo. Orig. illus. wrpps., minor bumping, tear to front cover of first volume and minor losses along spine. Amsterdam (Van Munster) n.d. (circa 1930).
These architects worked in various styles and movements of the 20th century, including Traditionalism, Expressionism/The Amsterdam School, and Brick-Cubism. The works designed by them include the Art Nouveau-style American Hotel in Amsterdam, the Heineken House in Rotterdam, the De Beijenkorf Store and the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag in The Hague, City Hall in Hilversum, and the town halls in Noordwijkerhout and Wallwijk. Book ID: 38259