Warwick: Its preservation and redevelopment: by ABERCROMBIE, Patrick & NICKSON,…

Warwick: Its preservation and redevelopment: A plan for the Borough of Warwick

London The Architectural Press 1949

152pp illustrated with fold-out maps and plans and including b&w plates, text illustrations etc. The end papers are maps. 4to. In slightly chipped dust wrapper designed by Herbert Spencer. From the collection of Gerald Dix with his signature. Produced at the same time as the plan for Leamington Spa. It was produced in book form rather than a plan. It includes a substantial historical section, survey of conditions and proposals for the future of the town. The approach to townscape preservation is typical of the period and as an historical document is insightful on approach to historic towns when significance and layout were less well understood than they are today.

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