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Buckminster Fuller (Otto Treumann)

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Editor: Buckminster Fuller, P. Brattinga, Otto Treumann
Publisher: Steendrukkerij De Jong & Co
Publication: 1958, First Edition
Binding: Gate folder with loose sheets
Pages: 16
Size: 250 x 250
Text: English, French, German
Design: Otto Treumann
Feature(s): Limited Edition of 2000

Portfolio folder printed on silver foil-backed paper with loose interior sheets. Includes a facsimile TLS on Fuller's letterhead to Pieter Brattinga; Fuller answering the question whether he had been influenced by 'Bauhaus' ideas and techniques; a facsimile of Fuller's geodesic dome patent and other images.

"These new homes are structured after the natural system of humans and trees with a central stem or backbone, from which all else is independently hung, utilizing gravity instead of opposing it. This results in a construction similar to an airplane, light, taut, and profoundly strong." - Buckminster Fuller, 1928 "The Quadrat-Prints are a series of experiments in printing ranging over the fields of graphic design, the plastic arts, literature, architecture and music. They are edited by Pieter Brattinga and are not for sale."

"The Quadrat-Prints appear at irregular intervals. They are published only after the most stringent requirements of intellectual and technical production have been met."

Condition: Very Good. All titles are used and show shelf ware consistent with age. Slight rubbing to covers. Please contact me for further information on condition.

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