New York: W.W. Norton and Company, Inc., 1932. First Edition. Square quarto. Inscribed by the publisher, W.W. Norton, to a Mrs. Hand: "Dear Mrs. Hand / The McGraw-Hill / Building is on page 137. / WW Norton." Landmark catalogue issued in conjunction with the groundbreaking exhibition of new architecture at the Museum of Modern Art, 1932. Profusely illustrated with over 80 photographic examples of modernist buildings and interiors from 1922 to the time of publication. Most surveyed buildings include floor plans and analytic text. One of the seminal architectural texts of the 20th century. Hint of shelf wear, else a crisp, fine copy, in a close to near fine jacket, lightly soiled, with a few nicks and short edge tears, tanned at the spine. Pleasing example of a book uncommon in any jacket.