Dream Houses: The Edwardian Ideal.
Constable Company, 1980.
247pp 20 b/w plates,68 line drawings. Small 4to. Very good copy in good dust wrapper. A detailed study of the works of the great main stream English architects and designers of the turn of the century including Newton, Lutyens, Voysey and Baker, Peter Waals et al.. Loosely inserted collection of ephemera relating to Roddy Gradidge including obituary copy written by Gavin Stamp, a copy of the programme for an opera, the libretto of which was written by Gradidge "Grey Roses" [4pp] Letter from Emily [Cole?] including a copy of a sketch by Ian Mackenzie Kerr's image of Roddy Gradidge, Book Review of Dream Houses written by Colin Amery, 2 notes relating to sorting out Gradidge's estate and removal of the books to Blackwell. Bookplate of Gavin Stamp. From other material we have acquired it appears that Gavin Stamp in part designed the title page for this book.