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  • Underground Design: by Includes a signed print by Eduardo Paolozzi [PAOLOZZI Edouardo]
    Includes a signed print by Eduardo Paolozzi [PAOLOZZI Edouardo]
    Underground Design:

    London The Architectural Association Folio X 1986

    32pp. 19 separate cards as issued, 18 b/w and one colour which is signed by the artist. Original white wire-stitched card wrappers, titles to front cover black. Introductory essay by Peter Cook, conversations between Eduardo Paolozzi and Alvin Boyarsky, and script by Eduardo Paolozzi. 320x320mm Black box with white overprinted illustration. Box a little faded. Internally very good. This item was produced to coincide with an exhibition of Paolozzi's Tottenham Court Road underground station mural project held at the Royal Academy of Arts, London.

    Stock ID: 21524
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  • WARD, Colin [edited]
    Vandalism

    London The Architectural Press 1973

    327pp illustrated with b/w plates. Good with good dust wrapper. Stamp of Furze & Hawden Architects Norwich on front paste down. "Vandalism, a collection of trenchant essays edited by Colin Ward, covers the subject in depth, outlining the problem, analyzing its social causes, and offering concrete solutions."

    Stock ID: 21257
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  • [PIPER] STOKES Adrian
    Venice

    London Gerald Duckworth & Co 1965

    69pp illustrated by John Piper including the dust wrapper and end papers. Small 4to. Good copy in slightly worn dust wrapper. Inscription on front end paper in pen.

    Stock ID: 21067
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  • WEAVER Lawrence
    Village Clubs and Halls

    Country Life 1920

    xii + 112 + (2)pp illustrated with b/w plates. Cloth backed boards. A little rubbed on spine else good copy. Previous owner's bookplate on paste down. Includes a list of architects whose designs were included in the book such as Brierley, Morley Horder, Ernest Newton and many others. Fascinating design ideas and the philosophy of the village community in the inter-war period is demonstrated in this text.

    Stock ID: 4108
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  • DARLEY GIllian
    Villages of Vision

    London The Architectural Press Ltd 1975

    152pp illustrated with b/w plates. Large 4to. Very good with good dust wrapper. Hard to find and comprehensive study of model settlements in the UK, particularly Estate Villages. It throws light upon the ideas of philanthropy which surrounded their construction and many important aspects of rural social history. Useful gazetteer at the end. Ownership signature of the late "Stewart Evans" on front end paper.

    Stock ID: 21258
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  • "Virgin Cork" Design for Decorations by GARDEN ORNAMENTS AND FIXTURES
    GARDEN ORNAMENTS AND FIXTURES
    "Virgin Cork" Design for Decorations

    London London and Lisbon Cork- Wood Co. Limited 28 Upper Thames Street nd c1872

    Advertising pamphlet/broadside, printed on both sides. One side is a series of steel engraved images showing garden elements constructed from cork for Ferneries, Garden ornaments, hanging baskets, glass domes with plant specimens etc. The other side provides illustrations of the product with an extract about cork by Shirley Hibberd from Floral World and a series of testimonials. Now a single flat item, but originally a folded pamphlet. Fascinating illustrated item showing design for garden element in the high Victorian era. A little worn at edges and a short tear across part of one of the original old fold lines but still a very good and…

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    London London and Lisbon Cork- Wood Co. Limited 28 Upper Thames Street nd c1872

    Advertising pamphlet/broadside, printed on both sides. One side is a series of steel engraved images showing garden elements constructed from cork for Ferneries, Garden ornaments, hanging baskets, glass domes with plant specimens etc. The other side provides illustrations of the product with an extract about cork by Shirley Hibberd from Floral World and a series of testimonials. Now a single flat item, but originally a folded pamphlet. Fascinating illustrated item showing design for garden element in the high Victorian era. A little worn at edges and a short tear across part of one of the original old fold lines but still a very good and quirky catalogue of items for the garden.

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    Stock ID: 21941
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  • Vladivostok by HEJDUK, John. SHKAPICH, Kim [editor]
    HEJDUK, John. SHKAPICH, Kim [editor]
    Vladivostok A Trilogy

    New York Rizzoli International Publications, 1989

    272pp illustrated. Decorated wrappers. Small stain on upper wrapper else a very good copy Text in English and Russian. Loosely inserted is an invitation to a memorial to him to be held at The Cooper Union Foundation Building and an associated printed letter sent out to Alumni.

    Stock ID: 21688
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  • (CAROE) FREEMAN Jennifer M
    W.D. Caröe: his architectural archievement

    Manchester Unniversity Press 1990

    258pp, illus with b/w frontis of the architect + b/w plates and line ills. Very good in dust wrapper that has been splattered with black ink. Assesses the career of this Edwardian architect, who worked for the Ecclesiastical Commissioners, private clients and was a key figure in the development of the building conservation movement at the time.

    Stock ID: 21948
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  • (HABLIK) SHARP Dennis (preface)
    W Hablik Designer, Utopian Architect, Expressionist Architect 1881 -1934

    London The Architectural Association 1980

    48pp illus with b/w line ills. Small square 4to. Decorated wrappers. Essay + list of exhibits.

    Stock ID: 15940
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  • Wall and Water Gardens by JEKYLL Gertrude
    JEKYLL Gertrude
    Wall and Water Gardens

    Country Life 1913

    5th edition. 177pp, colour frontis with tissue guard + many b/w photographic plates. Cloth sl. rubbed. White lettered titles on upper board, and gilt lettered spine. Previous owners name scribbled out on front end paper.

    Stock ID: 21185
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  • [WARHOL]
    Warhol in China:

    ‎ Hatje Cantz Verlag; Bilingual edition 2013

    312pp illustrated with b/w plates. Boards, red spine. Very good copy. Photographs from a trip Warhol made in 1982 to Beijing, via Hong Kong. He recorded his impressions in brief journal entries while at the same time taking photographs. He first visited Hong Kong and recorded the colonial and commercial city and then went on to Communist China at a moment when it was on the verge of an enormous transition and these images capture the city just before massive redevelopment and commercialism.

    Stock ID: 21986
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  • Welwyn, Hertfordshire by [WELWYN] PAINE, Charles. [ designed by ]
    [WELWYN] PAINE, Charles. [ designed by ]
    Welwyn, Hertfordshire

    Welwyn Garden City Ltd., The Public Relations Department undated c1939

    Folder containing a number of stapled leaflets or fold out gate folded leaflets giving information about different aspects of Welwyn Garden City. All illustrated with b/w photographic plates and with upper wrapper of each sporting a tiny colour print designed by Charles Paine. Subjects are "The Idea behind Welwyn", "Industry", "Sports and Pastimes", "Public Services", "Hostels", "Natural Amenities", "Drama and Music", "Places of Worship", "Education", "Shopping", and "Pleasant Homes". The folder itself is blue with drawing design by Charles Paine. Faint stamp of previous owner William E Spangle on upper wrapper. William E. Spangle graduated from the University of California Berkeley with a degree in city planning in 1938.…

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    Welwyn Garden City Ltd., The Public Relations Department undated c1939

    Folder containing a number of stapled leaflets or fold out gate folded leaflets giving information about different aspects of Welwyn Garden City. All illustrated with b/w photographic plates and with upper wrapper of each sporting a tiny colour print designed by Charles Paine. Subjects are "The Idea behind Welwyn", "Industry", "Sports and Pastimes", "Public Services", "Hostels", "Natural Amenities", "Drama and Music", "Places of Worship", "Education", "Shopping", and "Pleasant Homes". The folder itself is blue with drawing design by Charles Paine. Faint stamp of previous owner William E Spangle on upper wrapper. William E. Spangle graduated from the University of California Berkeley with a degree in city planning in 1938. He worked as a city and regional planner in the San Francisco Bay Area as the principal of William Spangle and Associates. Charles Paine (1895-1967) Charles Paine was a versatile and prolific designer who worked on poster design for the G.P.O., Empire Marketing Board and many others. In 1939 he was taken on at Welwyn to direct their advertising campaign. He produced this collection of brochures for Welwyn along side a series of seasonal posters, maps and leaflets to promote Welwyn as a place to live and work. Scarce. Two duplicate leaflets in the collection.

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    Stock ID: 21425
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  • ASHBEE C R
    Where the Great City Stands: a study in the new civics

    London The Essex House Press 1917

    xii + 165 + (3)pp + 80 plates. 4to. Decorative boards, cloth spine. Good copy but blank front end paper removed. 4to A plea by Ashbee to incorporate the ideals of the Arts and Crafts Movement into city planning and urban life. Ownership inscription on half title of William Porter. FRSA.

    Stock ID: 21551
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  • (BURGES William) CROOK J Mordaunt
    William Burges and the High Victorian Dream

    London John Murray, 1981

    454pages illustrated with b/w plates. Fine in Fine dust wrapper. First edition of this comprehensive reference book on William Burges. Scarce.

    Stock ID: 21732
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  • William Morris: The Marxist Dreamer by [MORRIS] MEIER, Paul
    [MORRIS] MEIER, Paul
    William Morris: The Marxist Dreamer two volume set

    Hassocks, Sussex Harvester and New Jersey, Humanities Press 1977

    800pp. Used - Very Good in slightly worn dust wrappers with illustration of Kelmscott on each. In cardboard slipcase as issued. Translated by Frank Gubb with a preface by Robin Page Arnot

    Stock ID: 21269
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  • CRANE, Walter.
    William Morris to Whistler Papers and Addresses on Arts & Crafts and the Common Weal

    London G Bell and Sons 1911

    Red and black decorated title page, portrait of William Morris, from a photo by Emery Walker amid the prelims, and 54 b/w illustrations, including some drawings by Walter Crane. Blue cloth with white titles and decorations. Bright copy. Very slightly worn at leading edge. 278pp + [2] leaves of advertising for the publisher. Loosely inserted contemporary note on blue paper "All good wishes for Christmas & the New Year From Watson" Series of essays on Morris, contemporary crafts and design matters. Nice item.

    Stock ID: 21992
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  • William Roberts Some Early Abstract & Cubist Work 1913-1920 by [ROBERTS]
    [ROBERTS]
    William Roberts Some Early Abstract & Cubist Work 1913-1920

    London A Canale Production 1957

    16pp text + 12 pages of b/w plates. One of 400 copies, unnumbered. 4to. Yellow lettered boards. Very good copy. Some striking Vorticist images are included in this lovely publication.

    Stock ID: 21996
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  • PIGGOTT, Stuart.
    William Stukeley: An Eighteenth Century Antiquary

    London Thames and Hudson [1950] 1985

    Revised and enlarged. With 44 illustrations. Armourial bookplate on front paste down.

    Stock ID: 21666
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  • (WILLIAM ROBERTS) WHITE, Gabriel. (foreword) ALLEY, Ronald. (introduction)
    Willliam Roberts ARA Retropspective Exhibition.

    London Arts Council 1965

    Colour frontispiece (Trafalgar Square, 1952) 30pp, 23 b/w plates. Large 8vo yellow card wrappers, minor creases at the edges, else very good indeed. Cover design by Roberts. Profusely illustrated catalogue for the exhibition held at Tate Gallery - Nov 20th - Dec 19th, 1965, Laing Art Gallery - Jan 1st - 22nd, 1966, Whitworth Art Gallery - Jan 29th - Feb 19, 1966.

    Stock ID: 21994
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  • TARN J. N.
    Working-class Housing in the 19th century Britain

    London Lund Humphries for the Architectural Association 1971

    AA paper Number 7. 105pp illustrated with b/w plates. 4to. Boards. Very good indeed with dust wrapper. This slightly worn. Ex library Prince of Wales Architecture School with paper bookplate and class mark on spine. From the collection of Colin Amery. Very useful study of perceptions of working class housing in the 19th century as a social problem and the steps by which it became a matter of social concern. The paper looks how a range of solutions grew out of the perception of the problems - model housing schemes, model settlements, public housing etc.

    Stock ID: 21285
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