Rebuilding Britain. by RIBA

Rebuilding Britain.

London, Lund Humphries. 1943

80 pp. inc. b&w ill. throughout. Good clean copy. In wraps. Top and base of spine a little bumped and 2 small tears to the surface of the front cover, approx. 1cm x 1cm. Very good otherwise. War-time production, as evidenced by two types of paper used. Published in February 1943 to accompany the 'Rebuilding Britain' Exhibition at the National Gallery, London. An accessible text that aims to involve ordinary members of the public in the reconstruction efforts of the nation at this time. Appendices include a synopsis of the work of the RIBA reconstruction committee, information on building practices and legislation of the time, as well as a bibliography for the common reader on architecture, design and town planning. An excellent example of a publication aiming to promote the history and princples of town and regional planning to the widest general audience. Stamp of architect George G Pace on the upper corner of the front cover and title page.

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