Drewniane konstrukcje inzynierskie. / Drewniane konstrukcje inżynierskie. Stanisław Hempel, Stanislaw, Bohdan Lachert.
Avant-Garde Photomontage on Cover

Drewniane konstrukcje inzynierskie. / Drewniane konstrukcje inżynierskie.

Warszawa (Warsaw): Nakładem Zespołu Praesens, 1933. Photomontage cover designed by Bohdan Lachert. First edition. With numerous text illustrations. In publisher’s photographically illustrated wrappers. 70, (2) p. Entry of ownership on half title, and title page. Trace of dust at staples. Watermark to upper corner to first half of the book. Overall in very good condition.

The photographical cover was designed by Bohdan Lachert (1900–1987) the Polish modernist architect, who was member of “Praesens”, the circle of avant-garde artists and architects. “Preasens” was active between 1926 and 1930 it was formed mostly by members of the avant-garde group “Blok” with a mutual commitment to Constructivism.

Stanisław Hempel (1892–1954) was a Polish engineer, known for his innovative wooden, steel and concrete structures.

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Price: €800.00