BOOKS FOR SALE

  • Aston Hall and Park for the People by [BIRMINGHAM - ASTON HALL]
    [BIRMINGHAM - ASTON HALL]
    Aston Hall and Park for the People inaugurated by Her Majesty as a Hall and Park for the People of Birmingham

    Birmingham Printed by James Allen, 10 Livery Street, 1858

    Broadside publishing the Inscription proposed for over the Principal Entrance and including a letter republished from James Watt of 11 April 1834 and engraving of Ashton Hall, East View. The broadside announced that the hall was to be used for an exhibition of the Manufactures and Works of Art of the Town and the park was to be used for sports and to promote healthful recreation and explained the proposed funding through the establishment of the Aston Hall and Park Company through sales of shares. Frayed at edges else good. Unusual survival for a broadside relating to civic facilities.

    Stock ID: 20569
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  • WATKIN, David
    Athenian Stuart: Pioneer of the Greek Revival

    London, George, Allen & Unwin 1982

    70 pp plus 80 b/w plates. Wraps, vg. A consise, well-illustrated study of James 'Athenian' Stuart (1713-88), the father of Greek Revival. The first volume in the Studies of Architecture Series.

    Stock ID: 20636
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  • (HAIG) MORDAUNT CROOK J and LENNOX BOYD C. A
    Axel Haig

    London George Allen and Unwin 1984

    73pp + 64 plates. Wraps version. Very good copy. Number 3 in Genius of Architecture Series

    Stock ID: 20637
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  • Balbus or the future of Architecture by BARMAN. Christian,
    BARMAN. Christian,
    Balbus or the future of Architecture

    London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., To-Day and To-Morrow series nd

    on spine and upper board. . Ex library. with stamp on the front paste down. A bit of wear at head and foot of spine, slight scuffing, else bright copy. From the collection of Gavin Stamp, with his bookplate.

    Stock ID: 20197
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  • (PARKER AND UNWIN)
    Barry Parker & Raymond Unwin Architects

    London The Architectural Association 1980

    46pp illustrated with b/w line ills. Square 4to. Very good copy. Useful summary of the work of the practice which was produced to accompany an exhibition. Biographical notes by Dean Hawkes. Hard to find.

    Stock ID: 20407
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  • [BOOKPLATES]
    Bookplates designed by Gavin Stamp

    A collection of 65 bookplates made for friends or as commissioned projects. The influence of the black-and-white style of his early- twentieth century heroes F. L. Griggs, William Nicholson, and Frank Brangwyn are evident in these but also Edward Gorey perhaps. Gavin Stamp had a significant collection of Gorey books right beside his books on lettering and book design and bookplates design on his shelves. The collection is a fascinating social document in which bookplates appear for, amongst others David Watkin, Colin Emery, Michael Burgess, Lawrence Yap and many others associated with Cambridge.

    Stock ID: 20415
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  • STREET G E
    Brick and Marble Architecture in the Middle Ages: Notes of a Tour in the North of Italy

    London, John Murray 1855

    [vii], xx, [1], 2-287pp +32pp catalogue at rear. 74 plates including black & white engraved frontispiece, some full-page and some in colour. Additional text ills. Original blind-stamped cloth gilt. With bookplate of the Yorkshire Architectural Society. Very nice copy of this well crafted study of brick and marble in Italy which the author says in the preface was only made possible with the advent of railway travel.

    Stock ID: 6110
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  • [VOYSEY] BRANDON JONES and others
    C F A Voysey Architect & Designer 1857-1941

    London Lund Humphries 1978

    140pp illustrated with colour and b/w plates, line ills etc. Square small 4to. Laminated wrappers. Very good. Hard to find study of Voysey with essays and contributions by Joanne Heseltine, Duncan Simpson etc. Ex libris Gavin Stamp with his bookplate. Loosely inserted private view card to Voysey Exhibition in Brighton

    Stock ID: 20221
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  • MACFARLANE & CO TRADE CATALOGUE
    Catalogue 5th edition: Two volumes bound as one

    Glasgow Walter MacFarlane & Co., Architectural, Sanitary, and General Ironfounders, Saracen Foundry, Possilpark, nd c1875

    3 frontispieces showing the works in Glasgow and show room in London., 595pp + xxii price list bound in at the end. Ownership inscription of Mr Fogarty in Dublin with a note of his name on the price list as well. Recent green cloth, calf spine, gilt lettered. Rebound to form a good copy. Superb illustrations of the whole range of products supplied by Macfarlane's in Glasgow. The owner could have been William Fogerty, and architect practising in Dublin at the time. Born: 1833 ca Died: 1878.

    Stock ID: 20454
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  • Catalogue of the Drawings of George Dance the Younger (1741-1825) and of George Dance the Elder (1695-1768) from the Collection of Sir John Soane's Museum by [DANCE] LEVER, Jill.
    [DANCE] LEVER, Jill.
    Catalogue of the Drawings of George Dance the Younger (1741-1825) and of George Dance the Elder (1695-1768) from the Collection of Sir John Soane's Museum

    London

    From the collection of Henry Potts with his bookplate.

    Stock ID: 20538
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  • LINDLEY Kenneth (Foreword by John Piper)
    Chapels and Meeting Houses

    John Baker Publishers Ltd 1969

    85pp illustrated with many photographs and line ills. Fine in dw. Written and illustrated by Lindley this book covers chapels and meeting houses largely ignored by architectural historians at the time. From the collection of Gavin Stamp with his bookplate.

    Stock ID: 20273
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  • Churches, Missional Halls and Schools for Non-Conformists by (ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT) CROUCH Joseph and BUTLER Edmund
    (ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT) CROUCH Joseph and BUTLER Edmund
    Churches, Missional Halls and Schools for Non-Conformists

    Birmingham, Buckler & Webb 1901

    210pp + 38 b/w plates on single sided pages. Gilt lettered green cloth with arts and crafts style gilt lettering on cover. Signed by James Lancaster December 1902 and John Roberts on front end paper. Includes period adverts on verso of free end papers and half title for as the lst few pages. Focus on church fittings and temporary buildings including Humphreys Limited (Iron Roofing) Diespeker and Co (Marble and Venetian Glass etc). Ardean Ecclesiastical Furniture Doulton Ware, Terra Cotta etc. Pasted onto rear end paper a series of further church designs in the Yorkshire area. One of two books produced by these Birmingham based architects. The other being "The Apartments of the House".…

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    Birmingham, Buckler & Webb 1901

    210pp + 38 b/w plates on single sided pages. Gilt lettered green cloth with arts and crafts style gilt lettering on cover. Signed by James Lancaster December 1902 and John Roberts on front end paper. Includes period adverts on verso of free end papers and half title for as the lst few pages. Focus on church fittings and temporary buildings including Humphreys Limited (Iron Roofing) Diespeker and Co (Marble and Venetian Glass etc). Ardean Ecclesiastical Furniture Doulton Ware, Terra Cotta etc. Pasted onto rear end paper a series of further church designs in the Yorkshire area. One of two books produced by these Birmingham based architects. The other being "The Apartments of the House". Bright copy. The firm's work was confined mainly to the Birmingham area and included, housing, libraries, chapels and warehouses as well as numerous schools. The styles favoured in the book lean towards the arts and crafts.

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    Stock ID: 10295
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  • [POOLE, G.A. and Others]
    Churches of Yorkshire

    Leeds: T.W. Green, 1844 and later. 2 volumes in one.

    pp. ii, [1], 32, 20, 16, 18, 16, 16, 16; vi, 111; illustrations including colour decorated title pages for both volumes. 8vo Quarter contemporary green moroco, gilt title and decoration on spine., Very attractive copy. A fine collection of lithographic plates, with accompanying text, title pages printed in colours. Covers the churches at Adel, Bolton Percy, Methley, Thirsk, Birkin, Skelton, Bubwith, Patrington, Skirlaugh, Rotherham, Stainburn, Nun Monkton and the Chapels at Ripon. The churches in the first volume are separately paginated indicating the work was issued as a part work. Useful descriptions of volumes some made before the churches were subsequently restored or altered.

    Stock ID: 19182
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  • [CONRAN]
    Conran Contract Furniture Range

    London Conran, 5 Avon Trading Estate, Avonmore Road 1973

    40pp illustrated with colour plates. 4to. Decorated wrappers, these a little worn. Loosely inserted 18pp typeset price list for December 1973 listing all the products, dimensions and stock numbers.

    Stock ID: 20447
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  • Conservation (Special issue) by ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW: RICHARDS J M (Directing editor)
    ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW: RICHARDS J M (Directing editor)
    Conservation (Special issue) December 1970, Vol 148, No 886

    London The Architectural Press 1970

    no 886. pp333-396 + period ads in b/w and colour incl. one fold out for the Osaka World's Fair. 4to. Decorated wrappers. Good copy. A little rubbed on spine. Introduction by Lord Kennet (Wayland Young) with detailed reports by J M Richards, R E Phal and others. Case studies of Edinburgh, The Marais, (Paris), Stax and Rome.

    Stock ID: 16698
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  • Constructions by FRAYN, Michael.
    FRAYN, Michael.
    Constructions

    London Wildwood House 1974

    First edition. Unpaginated. 309 "Constructions" Silver overprinted laminated boards. Pages a little sge darkened else very good. With Eduardo Paolozzi's bookplate. Explores some of the great problems in philosophy and of everyday life.

    Stock ID: 20597
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  • New title GALINOU Mireille
    Cottages and Villas: The Birth of the Garden Suburb

    New Haven and London: Yale University Press 2010

    480pp with 100s of colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Large 4to, cloth in d/w, fine. New copy. Study of the Eyre brothers' villa estate in St John's Wood, London, the earliest manifestation of the Garden City Movement. Drawing on a newly catalogued Eyre archive, this fascinating volume charts the construction and subsequent fortunes of the estate, examining its profound influence on city design.

    Stock ID: 20216
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  • Curios Catalogue for the Month of June by LIBERTY & CO.
    LIBERTY & CO.
    Curios Catalogue for the Month of June

    London Liberty and Co 1903

    Series LX11 12pp illustrated with bw plates. Long 8vo. Stapled. Brown lettered wrappers. Very good. Individual Chinese jars, weapons and ornaments, some antique, offered by the firm. Very good copy. Good source for individual pieces. Chinese Pottery Mark representing "good luck" on the inside of the front wrapper.

    Stock ID: 20440
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  • Curios Catalogue for the Month of March by LIBERTY & CO.
    LIBERTY & CO.
    Curios Catalogue for the Month of March

    London Liberty and Co 1903

    Series LVX 10pp illustrated with b/w plates. Long 8vo. Stapled. Brown lettered wrappers. Very good. Antique items for sale, each with number and with provenance. They included Chinese vases, a Queen Anne Bureau from the Speakers House following a fire at the Houses of Parliament and a variety of individual Chinese trophies and ornaments. Very good indeed. Chinese Pottery Mark representing "good luck" on the inside wrapper.

    Stock ID: 20439
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  • PEICHL, Gustav (foreword). SLAPETA, Vladamir. (intro.)
    Czech Functionalism 1918-1938

    London Architectural Association 1988

    175pp b/w plates + line ills with captions. Sm square 4to., illustrated wrappers, perfect binding, a very good copy. Loosely inserted private view card for the exhibition that this volume accompanies and a news cutting of an article written by Gavin Stamp on the same exhibition. There is also a printed email correspondence between Gavin Stamp and Vladimir Slapeta, an a.l.s. from Vladamir (Slapeta?) to Gavin Stamp and a photograph of a Czech Avia B-534 biplane. Ex libris Gavin stamp, with his bookplate and pencil signature on half title.

    Stock ID: 20188
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