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  • Architectural Design. by [ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN] PIDGEON, Monica
    [ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN] PIDGEON, Monica
    Architectural Design. Volume XLIV. no 1

    London The Standard Catalogue Company January 1974

    pp 1-65 illustrated iin colour and black and white. 230 x280mm Decorated wrappers. very good. Articles on Solar Energy, University of Berlin, Storage and Distribution buildings. Very good copy.

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  • Architectural Design 6 1973 Special Issue by [MILTON KEYNES ] PIDGEON, Monica
    [MILTON KEYNES ] PIDGEON, Monica
    Architectural Design 6 1973 Special Issue Milton Keynes

    London, The Standard Catalogue Company Ltd. 1973

    Pagination 332 - 410 + [4]pp Bright green covers with photograph of the Milton Keynes Team by Jon Donat. The text on Milton Keynes runs from page 348 to end including period ads. It provides a progress report on developments from the birth of the idea of a "New City" in 1962. A review thus of the first decade of works. Very good copy of this issue.

    Stock ID: 20698
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  • Architectural Design December 1972 Special Issue by [BUCKMINSTER FULLER] PIDGEON, Monica
    [BUCKMINSTER FULLER] PIDGEON, Monica
    Architectural Design December 1972 Special Issue R Buckminster Fuller Retrospective

    London, The Standard Catalogue Company Ltd. 1972

    Pagination 728-790pp Bright purple covers, portrait of Buckminster Fuller as part of a montage by Tervor Sutton. The text is a lengthy interview conducted by Mike Ben-Eli with a Christmas message from Buckminster Fuller. Other major article is by Monica Pidgeon on Campamentos, Latin American shanty towns. Very good copy of this issue.

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  • Architectural Design July 1958 Special number of office buildings and interiors by DAY Robin (Guest editor)
    DAY Robin (Guest editor)
    Architectural Design July 1958 Special number of office buildings and interiors

    Architectural Design 1958

    Pagination is 256-3-7 + period ads, b/w and colour photographs. Large 4to. Decorated wrappers. Special section on Office Furniture by Robin Day and the major part on interiors, also edited by him, features the work of major contemporary designers inclduing Arne Jacobsen, Patrick Gwynne, Chamberlin Powell and Bon and many others. Cover design features a typewritter with a salute to Saul Steinberg!

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  • ARCHITECTURAL FORUM: Magazine of Building. Volume 104 no 6 by [ARCHITECTURAL FORUM] [ AIRPORTS]
    [ARCHITECTURAL FORUM] [ AIRPORTS]
    ARCHITECTURAL FORUM: Magazine of Building. Volume 104 no 6

    June 1956

    280pp illustrated including a large section of advertisements. 4to. Decorated wrappers with illustration on upper wrapper by Saul Steinberg showing airport life. Good copy. A little dusty on wrappers and worn at head and base of spine. Key subject is Airports and more widely transport with an article on Penn Station. Includes survey of international airports including Zurich, London [ Heathrow] Acapulco, Rome and others. Discusses the airport at Newark New Jersey, Puerto Rica and others. The issue also includes other articles on housing, schools etc.

    Stock ID: 20953
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  • ARCHITECTURAL FORUM: Magazine of Building. Volume 106 no 1 by [ARCHITECTURAL FORUM] [TECHNOLOGY]
    [ARCHITECTURAL FORUM] [TECHNOLOGY]
    ARCHITECTURAL FORUM: Magazine of Building. Volume 106 no 1 Special issue on Technology

    New York Time Inc., January 1957

    Special issue on Technology Abstract design on coloured wrappers 4to. 216pp illustrated with b/w photographs and line ills + 100s of period advertisements in colour and b/w. Edited by Douglas Haskell. Key articles concern – approaches to Landscaping, New approaches to materials, prefabrication and the environment through air conditioning methods. Finally there is a long article on structure including the work of Felix Candela in a fabulously illustrated article with photography by Erwin Lang, Buckminster Fuller etc.

    Stock ID: 20954
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  • [ARCHITECTURAL FORUM] WRIGHT, Henry [ Managing editor]
    ARCHITECTURAL FORUM: Magazine of Building. Volume 88 no 2

    New York City: Time, Inc. February 1948

    Coloured wrappers showing interiors in colour. 4to. Worn at head and base of spine with some chip out of this. Covers a bit dusty. Internally good copy. Key article on Color and Design shown where the packaging corporation redesigned its building. Features work of Egbert Jacobson, Herbert Bayer, [ Herbert Bayer's interior design and color schemes for the new CCA Chicago headquarters] Maria Berson and Morton L Pereira & Associates. Other articles on housing and design throughout. Some lovely colour and b/w images showing mid century modern solutions to design issues.

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  • ARCHITECTURAL RECORD Vol 103 no 5 by [ARCHITECTURAL RECORD] STOWELL Keith [editor]
    [ARCHITECTURAL RECORD] STOWELL Keith [editor]
    ARCHITECTURAL RECORD Vol 103 no 5

    May 1948

    234pp including large section of advertisements. 4to. Kenneth Stowell Editor. Decorated wrappers. A little rubbed at edges and spine worn at head and base. Key address on "What Buildings are Beautiful?" by Joseph Hudnut. Article on Motels incl. Town and Desert Apartments, Palm Springs with photos by Julius Schulman + a series of other mid century modern motels incl. Tropic Palms Hotel, Wilshire Boulevard, West Los Angeles. Key section Building Studies number 137 follows on planning for family living by Frederick Gutheim. Case studies from Menloe Park by Fred Langhorst and Garrett Eckbo [ Landscape] Tuscon Arizona etc. Final article is a reappraisal of Greene and Greene

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  • Architecture for Children by FRY, Jane and Maxwell.
    FRY, Jane and Maxwell.
    Architecture for Children

    London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd 1944

    118 +[2]+ c8pp line ills. Photographs and line ills throughout . The images at the end of the book are chronologically arranged line ills as historical charts showing style of architecture at different periods. Small 8vo. Very good in slightly worn and chipped dust wrapper. Published at the height of the debate about post war reconstruction, These two modernist designers provide an introduction for children to modern architecture and sets architecture at the heart of social renewal. Fascinating. Considered recently in Kimberley Richard's recent book "Left Out: The forgotten tradition of radical publishing for children." Dust wrapper shows a family looking at what might well be Erno Goldfinger's Willow Road house.

    Stock ID: 20817
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  • Architecture without Architects: A Short Introduction to Non-Pedigreed Architecture by RUDOFSKY Bernard
    RUDOFSKY Bernard
    Architecture without Architects: A Short Introduction to Non-Pedigreed Architecture

    London, Academy Editions 1964

    Unpaginated c.150pp with 159 b/w illustrations. Cloth backed boards. With good dust wrapper. A study of 'communal architecture', not produced by specialists, but by the spontaneous and continuous activity of a whole people. A fascinating look at buildings which fall outside tradition and formal accounts of the discipline. Signature and bookplate of Bruce Wannell. Bookplate designed by Mark Healrd.

    Stock ID: 20884
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  • (PRUTSCHER )
    Architekt Hans Prutscher 1898-1928 Auslese meinder Arbeiten

    Wien Published privately by the architect 1929

    Unpaginated 6pp prelims + c 40pp photographic plates with captions of projects + c10pp period ads at the end.Stiff blue lettered wrappers. 4to. Very good indeed. Previous owner's name in pencil on title page. Possibly produced to promote his work as an architect. Early work shows links to arts and crafts and the practice of Vienna Secessionist architects and designers. His later work shows influences of modernism and he is known for early concrete work as well as style influenced by a handicraft tradition. His father was a carpenter and building contractor and after his death Prutscher took over his firm before establishing his own architectural practice. Attractive publication.

    Stock ID: 18171
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  • Art and Life and the Building and Decoration of Cities by COBDEN-SANDERSON, T.J; LETHABY, W.R; CRANE, Walter; BLOMFIELD, Reginal; RICARDO, Halsey
    COBDEN-SANDERSON, T.J; LETHABY, W.R; CRANE, Walter; BLOMFIELD, Reginal; RICARDO, Halsey
    Art and Life and the Building and Decoration of Cities A Series of Lectures by Members of the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society, Delivered at the Fifth Exhibition of the Society in 1896.

    London, Rivington, Percival & Co. 1897

    vi + 260pp, 4to, Cloth covered spine, original boards. Paper spine label. Spine sl. sunned and paper label has small stain on it. , Internally some light foxing especially on the end papers. Five Lectures printed exactly as given in 1896 at the New Gallery by members of the the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society. Opens with a tribute to the recently late William Morris, previous president to the society. Considers the idea of beauty in art as well as in utility in the decoration of the city. Insciption of owner's name on front paste down with a note saying it was a gift from Peter Ferriday.

    Stock ID: 20774
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  • FRY Maxwell
    Art in a Machine Age: A critique of contemporary life through the medium of architecture.

    Methuen and Co Ltd 1969

    xxii + 184pp incl 60 b/w plates, boards, dw. Vg. Dust wrapper has sl chipped edges at head of spine. This text is based on a series of lectures which examine and critique modern life through art and architecture.

    Stock ID: 20850
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  • Arts and Crafts churches of Great Britain - Architects, craftsmen and patrons by NEW TITLE BUTTON, Roger.
    NEW TITLE BUTTON, Roger.
    Arts and Crafts churches of Great Britain - Architects, craftsmen and patrons

    Settle privately published 2QT 2020

    275pp, 295 illustrations in colour. Decorated wrappers featuring Lethaby's Herefordshire masterpiece, All Saints, Brockhampton. Square 4to. 210 x 210mm The Arts and Crafts Movement is less well known for its public buildings than domestic projects. Many of the leading personalities were commissioned to design or decorate churches, and these too were highly influential on subsequent architectural developments. Their patrons played a key role in bringing these revolutionary buildings into being. The book examines the churches as a group, the influences of designers on each other, and assess their impact on design in the the 20th century and after.

    Stock ID: 20927
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  • Arts and Crafts Stained Glass by CORMACK P.
    CORMACK P.
    Arts and Crafts Stained Glass

    London Yale University Press 2015

    336pp illustrated with sumptuous colour plates throughout. 4to. New, dust wrapper. Based on more than three decades of research, Arts & Crafts Stained Glass is the first study of how the late-19th-century Arts and Crafts Movement transformed the aesthetics and production of stained glass in Britain and America. Much on key individual designers and the role of Christopher Whall in the period in drawing attention to glass and teaching techniques. This is a democratic art in so far as both men and women were active in the craft at the time.

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  • 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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  • GREENBERG. Clement,
    Avant-garde attitudes: New Art in the Sixties The John Power Lecture in Contemporary Art delivered at the University of Sydney on Friday May 17 1968

    Sydney, Power Insitute of Fine Arts 1968

    12pp printed on high quality paper. Cream wrappers over printed with title. Wrappers a little browned else good copy.

    Stock ID: 18280
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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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  • Bally: by [BALLY SHOES] ADVERTISING FAN
    [BALLY SHOES] ADVERTISING FAN
    Bally:

    Paris E Chambrelent Ste Ame E.T.I.O.P. 1933

    Cockade 'Vent du Nord' type fan with wooden handles.The paper leaf is printed on one side with an adaptation of a poster design showing male and female hands holding footwear by Bally; signed and dated d'apres CAPPIELLO, 1933.BALLY: Swiss company designing/producing shoes for the high end market. Founded in 1851 by Carl Franz Bally (1821–1899) and his brother Fritz in the basement of their family home. CAPPIELLO, Leonetto: b. 1875, Livorno, Italy - d. 1942, Cannes, France. Celebrated Italian poster art designer who lived in Paris. Beautiful condition.

    Stock ID: 20788
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  • Bata Architektura a Urbanismus 1910-1950 by Signed copy [BATA] SLAPETA, Vladimir
    Signed copy [BATA] SLAPETA, Vladimir
    Bata Architektura a Urbanismus 1910-1950

    Published by Statni Galerie ve Zline, 1991

    Square 4to. Very good copy. Signed on the title page by the author. Bookplate of Gavin Stamp on inside of the wrapper. Bata Factory Building in Zlin, Czech Republic and the associated village was a pioneering factory town experiment built using standardised building components. Zlín became one of the most important centres of inter-war modern architecture in the Czech lands and the only strictly constructed Functionalist town in Europe.

    Stock ID: 20702
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