London, Architectural Association 1984
116pp with b/w sketches, diagrams and photographs throughout. Square 4to in wraps, Very small chip at head of spine else a very good copy. A scarce collection of writings by Price and others, outlining his philosophy and considering some of his major projects. The architect's frenetic sketches and tabbed pages make this an interesting piece of design as well as a valuable first hand account of this prominent member of Archigram. Published to accompany an exhibition held at the Architectural Association in 1984.Stock ID: 21503More details Price: £125.00
Worlds and Windows
London & New York Anthony D'Offray and Robert Miller 1990
6-page introductory essay by Rosenblum + 130 full page colour reproductions of works in the Worlds and Windows series. Original publishers' blue cloth, lettered gilt on spine and on front cover. 310 by 231mm. Copiously illustrated in colour and black and white throughout. Inscribed in red ink "With love from Gilbert and George" on free end paper. From the collection of Johnathan and Maggie Silver.Stock ID: 22531More details Price: £145.00
WUWA 1929 - 2009: The Werkbund Exhibition in Wroclaw
Wroclaw, Muzeum Architektury we Wrocawiu, 2010
510 pp. Illustrated. Publisher's laminated boards and dust jacket. Very good copy. Lavishly illustrated monograph presents the model housing estate, part of the WUWA (Wohnung und Werkraum Ausstellung, Living and Work Space) exhibition in Wroclaw and one of the most interesting European examples of Modern Movement in the 1920s.Stock ID: 22105More details Price: £75.00
York Minster: Fascicule 1: The West Windows of the Nave wI, wII, sXXXVI
(Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi: Great Britain) (Vol 3)
Oxford: Oxford University Press for the British Academy 1987
96, 16 col. pls., 15 b and w pls., 2 microfiches with 220 b and wills. 4to. Very good with good dust wrapper. Out of Print.Stock ID: 22560More details Price: £95.00
York Minster, The Great East Window
(Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi: Great Britain) (Vol 2)
Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1995
161pp + 20pp of colour plates at back. c120 b/w photographic plates in text. 4to, original decorated dustjacket, fine. A detailed catalogue of the stained and painted glass in the Great East Window of York Minster. All photography is beautifully clear and both the black and white and colour images are stunning in their clarity and quality.Stock ID: 22559More details Price: £48.00
Zodiac 1. International Magazine of Contemporary Architecture/ Revista internazionale d'architettura contemporanea.
Milano Edizioni di Comunità c1957 n.d.
276pp, Illustrated occasional journal. The first one. Soft cover; Illustrated. Cover portrait of Walter Groipus. ; contributions by Walter Gropius, Peter Blake, W. Sandberg & Lucien Hervé; dedicated to i.a. The vanishing American house, Les grands magasins de Rotterdam & Centre commercial pour piétons à Rotterdam; text in English, Italian, French & German; advertisements. Cover a trifle worn, plasticised portions of back cover lost else good. Contains Walter Gropius's (1883-1969) article, "Apollo in the Democracy" (pp. 9-14) which was his address when given the Hanseatic Goether Prize at Hamburg June 5, 1957.Stock ID: 22049More details Price: £110.00
Zodiac 4. International Magazine of Contemporary Architecture/ Revista internazionale d'architettura contemporanea.
Sarrinen Brutalism BBPR Rainer Scarpa Focus
Milano Edizioni di Comunità c1957 n.d.
208pp, Illustrated occasional journal. The fourth one. Soft cover; Illustrated. Blue wrappers with wrap around bund with title. A little chipped. Text in English, Italian, French & German; Striking advertisements for contemporary design firms, magazines and products. Very good protected by rather worn and torn cardboard slipcase. Main theme is Men and the ideas of Modern Ornament and Brutalism with contributions on the latter from Maxwell Fry, Alison and Peter Smithson amongst others.Stock ID: 22136More details Price: £80.00
Zodiac 5 International Magazine of Contemporary Architecture
Milano C Olivetti and Co 1959
214pp illus with b/w photographs + period adverts. Perfect bound. Laminated yellow wrappers with example of fantastic architecture. 4to. 27x21cms . Key articles by Le Corbusier on Frank Lloyd Wright with fold out concertina illustrations. Denmark (contributions by Bruno Alfieri, Enzo Fratelli, Keld Helmer-Petersen and others ) and Fantastic Architecture by Ulrich Conrads and Hans Sperlich. Spine split Small tear in front wrap hinge else good copy. Texts in English, Italian, French.Stock ID: 22134More details Price: £35.00