The Secret Springs: An Autobiography. Claude BRAGDON.
The Secret Springs: An Autobiography.

The Secret Springs: An Autobiography.

London: Andrew Dakers, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. viii + 368pp + vi index. Original black cloth gilt lettered on spine, b&w frontisportrait of Bragdon. Index. The autobiography of Claude Fayette Bragdon (1866 - 1946) the American architect, author, and stage designer. Bragdon wrote a number of books on spiritual topics, including Eastern religions and reincarnation, and advocated a theosophical approach to building design, urging an "organic" Gothic style which he believed consistent with "natural order" - over the "arranged" Beaux-Arts architecture of the classical revival. Spine faded, cloth a bit rubbed, a few light bumps to edges and corners of boards. Top edge darkened and discoloured, fore-edge browned, NYC Weiser bookshop label on front paste-dwon. Pages lightly toned but unmarked. Overall a tight, clean VG copy, now in clear mylar protective cover. (Lacking original dust jacket). Item #64069

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