GEBHARD, DAVID & PERES, ANTHONY
Title Robert Stacy-Judd. Maya Architecture and the Creation of a New Style. Text by David Gebhard. Photographs by Anthony Peres (ISBN: 0884963519 / 0-88496-351-9)
Publisher Santa Barbara, CA Capra Press 1993
Seller ID 18798E
First Edition. Signed by the author David Gebhard and by the photographer Anthony Peres. Also signed and inscribed by Constance Fearing, this being one of a tiny number of special hardbound copies made for presentation by her and not offered for sale. Inscribed: “To dear Paul with love from Constance, November 1993.” Fearing provided the funding for the productionof the book, with “Special thanks to Constance Fearing for her support and enthusiasm.” printed at the head of the copyright page. Oversize pictorial format. Illustrated with color photographs by Anthony Peres, full color renderings by Robert Stacy-Judd, and other drawings and photographs. As new fresh copy. With an extensive bibliography and index. A fascinating study of the life and work of architect Robert Stacy-Judd and his unique style, beautifully exemplified in his design for the Aztec Hotel near Los Angeles in the mid-1920s which incorporated Mayan and Aztec motifs into the architecture of Southern California and caused a sensation in the field. Some of his other work includes ‘The Maya Lobby' at the La Jolla Beach & Yacht Club, the First Baptist Church in Ventura, California, the Soboba Hot Springs Resort in San Jacinto, California, the Wise residence in Oceano, California, and the Masonic Temple in North Hollywood.