4. International Competition of the Carnegie Foundation. The Palace of Peace at the Hague, original 8 parts, 76 loose plates as issued, some coloured, vol.I with text, marginal finger-marking, crayon numbers on margin of plates, small library stamp on most text ff. and verso of plates, 1 plate torn, a few text ff. in vol.I torn, index in vol.II torn and repaired with tape, original printed wrappers with vignette by K. Sluyterman, wrappers of vol.I worn at edges, together in original cloth portfolio, lightly soiled, rebacked preserving most of backstrip, reinforced with cloth at flaps, folio, 1907.
est. £400 – £600
The first prize went to L.M. Cordonnier, whose building was opened in 1913, and has housed the International Court of Justice since 1945. Other prize-winners were A.Marcel, Franz Wendt, Otto Wagner, Howard Greenley, Herbert S.Olin and F.Schwechten.