Architecture

  • OLIVER Basil
    The Renaissance of the English Public House

    Faber and Faber 1947

    182pp illustrated with b/w photographs and line ills. Cloth sl. sunned along top of board else good copy. Frayed dust wrapper present Important study on inter war and immediately post war design for public houses.

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  • WATTS, William [1752-1851]
    The Seats of Nobility and Gentry in a collection of the most interesting and picturesque views engraved by W Watts from drawings by the most eminent Artists.

    London W Watts 1779

    Obong 4to. 84 engraved numbered plates with descriptions. 4pp of subscribers at the end. Plate 1 has marginal worming . Contemporary black morocco, gilt decorated spine with title and rulings, Rebacked to make a very good copy. One additional unnumbered plate after title page illustrating Pierremont del. by J Wright.

    Stock ID: 20549
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  • HARWOOD, Elaine and Alan Powers. (editors)
    The Sixties Life: Style: Architecture.

    London Twentieth Century Architecture 2002

    144pp b/w ills with captions. 4to pictorial wrappers. vg. Issued by the 20th Century Society.

    Stock ID: 19918
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  • (MAUFE, Edward)
    The story of Guildford Cathedral + 6 additional related pamphlets

    Guildford The Diocese of Guildford etc. 1934-c1964

    The collection comprises a small group of pamphlets which chart the development of the Cathedral: 1} "A Noble Task A Clear Call A Great Inspiration, New Cathedral and Church Funds" 1934 16+ [4]pp illustrated with b/w plates. Loosely inserted list of donors. Fund raising pamphlet. 2} The story of Guildford Cathedral "The first chapter" vol 1 no 1 June 1938 20pp illus. & 3} Vol 1 no 2 1938 "The second chapter" 36pp illus. 4} Guildford Cathedral The Building Goes Forward Bulletin no 3 Spring 1949, 16pp illus, 5} CRAWFORD, Philip" The story of a cathedral in building" 22pp first edition. Blue wrappers. nd.6} "Guildford Cathedral towards completion" 1959 28pp illustrated with…

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    Guildford The Diocese of Guildford etc. 1934-c1964

    The collection comprises a small group of pamphlets which chart the development of the Cathedral: 1} "A Noble Task A Clear Call A Great Inspiration, New Cathedral and Church Funds" 1934 16+ [4]pp illustrated with b/w plates. Loosely inserted list of donors. Fund raising pamphlet. 2} The story of Guildford Cathedral "The first chapter" vol 1 no 1 June 1938 20pp illus. & 3} Vol 1 no 2 1938 "The second chapter" 36pp illus. 4} Guildford Cathedral The Building Goes Forward Bulletin no 3 Spring 1949, 16pp illus, 5} CRAWFORD, Philip" The story of a cathedral in building" 22pp first edition. Blue wrappers. nd.6} "Guildford Cathedral towards completion" 1959 28pp illustrated with b/w plates. 7} The Building of Guildford Cathedral 1964. 32pp illustrated with 60 illustrations from the BBC TV film "Its happening now". All very good condition. A useful collection of items. Designed by Sir Edward Maufe, construction began in 1936 so these pamphlets usefully chart progress of the construction.

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    Stock ID: 15628
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  • The Story of Stafford House by SUTHERLAND, The Duke of.
    SUTHERLAND, The Duke of.
    The Story of Stafford House

    London Geoffrey Bles 1935

    xii, 41p., 17 leaves of plates : ill. (one col.), portraits. Quarto, Cream vellum spine, gilt lettering, red cloth covered boards. Recalls the house in its heyday and provides some details of its architecture which involved Smirke, Benjamin Wyatt and Charles Barry. It was hailed as one of the finest palaces of London. The Crown lease of Stafford House was sold back to the Crown in 1912 by the 4th Duke of Sutherland when it still had about 28 years of the lease still to run. It subsequently became Lancaster House and the London Museum. It is now a government building used for grand receptions. From the library of Gavin Stamp with his bookplate.

    Stock ID: 20162
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  • [BRIDGE DESIGN] TUIT, J. E.
    The Tower Bridge

    London Office Of 'The Engineer', 1894

    Frontispiece +106pp with 6 folding plates at rear, 62 figures. Quarto. Green gilt lettered cloth. Decorated end papers. Slightly rubbed at head and base of spine else very good copy. Tower Bridge was the creation of architect Sir Horace Jones and civil engineer Sir John Wolfe Barry. It took eight years to complete and was officially opened on 30 June 1894 by the Prince and Princess of Wales This is a very useful technical account of the bridge construction by Tuit who was 'Engineer to Sir William Arrol and Co., one of the firms of Contractors for the bridge construction.

    Stock ID: 20420
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  • PUGIN A. Welby
    The True Principles of Pointed or Christian Architecture set forth in Two Lectures Delivered at St. Marie's Oscott

    London, Henry G. Bohn 1852

    Two essays. (2), 56, (10) 52pp. 4to. Colour frontispiece, bw plates and illustrations throughout text. Blue cloth binding with gilt title on spine, some wear to top of spine and slight water damage to endpapers else internally very good. Pugin's essays 'Christian Architecture' and 'An Apology for the Revival of Christian Architecture' are presented together in this edition. A major stage in the establishment of Pugin's career and the dissemination of his influence throughout Europe. Pevsner has called this work, Pugin's 'most influential statement' [Belcher A29.3]

    Stock ID: 16618
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  • AIRS, Malcolm. (ed)
    The Twentieth Century Great House

    Oxford University Department for Continuing Education 2002

    200pp, colour + b/w ills with captions. 4to perfect bound illustrated wrappers.

    Stock ID: 20764
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  • The Villa Auto - Peter Wilson by (WILSON)
    (WILSON)
    The Villa Auto - Peter Wilson

    London The Architectural Association 1980

    28pp illus with b/w plates. Stiff card wrappers. Scattered foxing on half title else good copy. Australian architectural drawings. Wilson is a partner in Bolles+Wilson Architects. Hard to find.

    Stock ID: 15944
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  • The Works of Sir Robert Lorimer by [LORIMER] HUSSEY, Christopher.
    [LORIMER] HUSSEY, Christopher.
    The Works of Sir Robert Lorimer

    London Country Life Ltd. 1931

    111pp text + 267pp plates in b/w. 4to. Open weave cloth which is sl. worn at edge. Repaired at head and base of the spine to make a good copy. Exhaustive on this "Scottish" Lutyens. Important monograph covering his architectural work, furniture and designs for metalwork etc.

    Stock ID: 19352
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  • WATKIN David
    Thomas Hope and the Neoclassical Revival

    John Murray 1968

    316pp illus. with b/w plates. Vg in dust wrapper. Important study of the life and work of Thomas Hope who prescribed classicism in design but who Watkins reveals as a romantic at heart.

    Stock ID: 20790
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  • BOULTON E H B
    Timber Buildings for the Country

    London: Country Life 1938

    96pp with b/w plates and line ills. 8vo. Cloth boards. Decorated dust wrapper, worn at edges, else vg. Contains photographs and plans of cottages, sports pavilions, village halls, garages and garden structures which can be best built in timber. Includes examples from England, the USA Scandinavia Denmark Germany and Austria. Scarce. Uniform with this volume the following titles were published: Timber Houses, Seaside Houses and Bungalows and most frequently seen "Houses for Moderate Means".

    Stock ID: 16863
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  • Trade Catalogue by COLT HOUSES
    COLT HOUSES
    Trade Catalogue

    Bethersden, Kent W.H. Colt and Sons, 1957-8

    48pp illustrated with b/w plates showing interiors and exteriors of houses and others timber structures this firm supplied + plans and diagrams. Details of contracts and costs also given. Long 8vo. Very good copy. Supplier of permanent timber houses established in the inter-war period. Loosely inserted price list included. In some cases architects are noted. Important company for the development of housing using standard components constructed off site. With current debate on the U values of present day housing it is interesting to observe that on the 2nd page the insulation of the houses they designed is discussed.

    Stock ID: 21135
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  • TILDEN Philip
    True Remembrances: the memoirs of an architect

    Country Life 1954

    175pp illus. with c50 plates incl. major schemes by Tilden such as his scheme at Port Lympe begun by Herbert Baker, un-built work for Selfridge, Chartwell, Saltwell Castle and other projects. Good copy. Only major account of his work. Signature of Colin Amery on front paste down with a note "Colin Amery Uppingham; while staying at Deene June 2006"

    Stock ID: 21182
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  • PHILLIPS R. Randal and BARKER, A. H.
    Two Chadwick Lectures The Modern House and its equipment by R Randal Phillips and The Relatice Advantages of Heating by Coke, Gas and Electricity

    London P S King & Son Ltd for the Chadwick Trust 1937

    42pp. Lettered wrappers. Very good copy. This is the second pamphlet of two Chadwick Lectures under the Bossom Lectures and Scholarships Gift presided over by S D Adshead and E Stanley Hall

    Stock ID: 20965
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  • Velimir Neidhardt: Urban Architecture by Signed dedication copy to Nigel Whiteley [NEIDHARDT]
    Signed dedication copy to Nigel Whiteley [NEIDHARDT]
    Velimir Neidhardt: Urban Architecture

    Zagreb Meander 2001

    139 + [4]]pp 4to. Fine copy in dust wrapper. Dedication copy from Neidhart to Nigel Whiteley. Text in English and Croatian. Neidhardt established his own architectural design firm, NEIDHARDT arhitekti d.o.o. Zagreb, and since 1996 has both practised and taught architecture .. Key projects are all in Croatia including major University buildings at Zagreb as well as commercial projects.

    Stock ID: 18405
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  • [INDIA] GNGULY, D.C.
    Victoria Memorial Hall

    Calcutta General Printers & Publishers 1953

    164pp illustrated with b/w plates. Very good with good dust wrapper although these are slightly rubbed. Hard to find. The Victoria Memorial, Calcutta [Kolkata] was built between 1906 and 1921. It is dedicated to the memory of Queen Victoria and is now a museum run by of the Ministry of Culture. Designed by British Architect William Emerson who worked extensively in India. The building combines mogul and renaissance elements. This book includes ground plans and descriptions of the building as well as exhibits within. Ex libris Gavin Stamp with his bookplate.

    Stock ID: 20230
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  • STAMP, G. & AMERY, C.
    Victorian Buildings of London 1837-1887: An Illustrated Guide.

    London, Architectural Press 1980

    175pp illustrated throughout with b/w photographs and engravings. Small 4to boards with illustrated dustwrapper, a very good copy. An early collaborative venture between Gavin Stamp and Colin Amery which identified over one hundred of London's most significant Victorian buildings from St Pancreas Station and Hotel to the Infant Orphan's Asylum in Wanstead. This book provides an explanation in part for the huge collection of London related commentaries of the period that were illustrated with photographic plates and which Gavin Stamp had in his collection.

    Stock ID: 20081
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  • Vitruvius Scoticus: by ADAM, William.
    ADAM, William.
    Vitruvius Scoticus: Plans, Elevations, and Sections of Public Buildings, Noblemen's and Gentlemen's Houses in Scotland by William Adam

    New York & Edinburgh AMS Press, and Paul Harris 1980

    no 366 of 400 copies printed. v + 35pp prelims, title page, 160 plates in facsimile. Folio. Facsimile reproduced from the copy in the University of Glasgow with an introduction by James Simpson. Geen cloth. Gilt titles. Slightly bumped on upper board corners else good copy.

    Stock ID: 20465
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  • (ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING)
    W Curtis Green RA: Architect and Draughtsman 1875-1960

    London Green Lloyd and Adams for RIBA Heinz Gallery Exhibition. 1978

    62pp illus with b/w plates and line ills. Square 4to. Red wrappers. Spiral bound. Attractive catalogue illustrating the work of this exceptional architectural illustrator and architect.

    Stock ID: 20634
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