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Title: Dudok in Hilversum: bouwmeester in een stad vol jonge monumenten. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Description: S.I. [Zeist], RDMZ (rIJKSDIENST VOOR DE mONUMENTENZORG), 1996. Small 8. Original limp wrappers. Covertitle in bold redcoloured type with a coloured illustration at tail. 72pp. Coloured illustrations on 4 photo. plates, numerous captioned monochrome illustrations in text, all featuring archtectural designs by Willem Marinus Dudok, some small plans in text, plan of Hilversum caity printed on recto of lower outer cover with key to 32 monuments on facing page, 6 monochrome track-maps printed on 3 large pull-out maps with legenda, relating to chapters with detailed and illustrated descriptions to monuments to be visited, biogr. note to Dudok with a small portrait, bibliography, Colophon. Ample detailed dutch language guide by foot, bicycle and car of monoments (Private houses, public schools and buildings) situated in Hilversum Municipality, The Netherlands, being marvels of architectural design, with as highlight Hilversum, city Townhall (strongly influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright), designed by Willem Marinus Dudok (1884-1974) famous dutch architect who developed his own expressionist style after being influenced by Berlage. Dudok became Hilversum municipal architect in 1928 and produced approx. 75 architectural plans of which the greater part was realized. Dudkok is still very much appreciated by United States and Japanese citizens. Very fine copy.

Keywords: dudok architecture design monuments expressionism culture heritage hilversum career holland townhall franklloydwright culture heritage legacy monuments

Price: EUR 30.00 = appr. US$ 32.61 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 54436