Unit One: The Modern Movement in English Architecture, Painting and Sculpture
London, Cassell 1934
124pp, 67 plates b/w photographs. 4to. Yellow cloth with brown lettering in dw which is preserved in good order in a glassine wrapper. Signature of former owner on front end paper. Iconic book which covers work by: Sculptors: Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth; Painters: John Armstrong, John Bigge, Edward Burra, T ristram Hillier, Paul Nash, Ben Nicholson, Edward Wadsworth; Architects: Wells Coates, Colin Lucas. Unit One was a British grouping of Modernist artists founded by Paul Nash. Despite its brief period of activity, the group is regarded as influential in establishing the pre-eminence of London as a centre of modernist and abstract art and architecture in the mid-1930s.