Carnaby Street by [POP ART] SALTER, Tom [ author] WHITEHEAD,…

Carnaby Street

Walton on Thames M & J Hobbs 1970

72pp illustrated. Small square 4to. Black laminated boards with full colour dust wrapper reminiscent of Alan Aldridge's Yellow Submarine . End papers illustrate the street plan on silvered paper. Includes a 3pp "Shopping Guide" to retailers. Fine. Unclipped dust wrapper. History of Carnaby Street, London's "go to" street for cutting edge young fashion in the Sixties. Tom Slater set up the influential shop "Gear" in Carnaby Street and was involved in developing it as a "destination" from the early days. Malcolm English , illustrator, studied Illustration & Design at Leicester College of art. After graduating in 1969 he worked all his life as a professional artists in pop art style. The iconic centre fold of this book entitled "The Street" set the tone for publication and represents the streetscape when it became the focus of counter culture with its music and iconic shops including John Stephen's Department Store, Mary Quant, Mates, Merc, Lady Jane etc. This is a long way from its foundation in the 17th century when it was laid out close to Karnaby House, from which the street name is derived. Uncommon.

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