Velimir Neidhardt: Urban Architecture
Zagreb Meander 2001
139 + ]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: 18405More details Price: £45.00
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: 20230More details Price: £95.00
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: 20081More details Price: £20.00
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: 20465More details Price: £295.00
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: 20634More details Price: £13.00
W. R. Lethaby 1857-1931, Architecture, Design and Education.
Lund Humphries, 1984.
127pp, 90 b/w illus. 4to. A companion volume to the exhibition at the Central School of Art and Design which Lethaby helped to found and became the first principal. The contributors examine his many roles and his influence in Britain and abroad.Stock ID: 20120More details Price: £12.00
Walter's Way and Segal Close:
The Architect Walter Segal and London's Self-build Communities. A Look at Two of London's Most Unusual Streets
London Park Books 2017
220 pages. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Large 4to. Laminated boards, cloth spine. Very good copy. Shows all houses of the entire estate during their construction and their present state. Twenty houses in all. Features the German-born architect Walter Segal, a strong proponent of the 1970s self-builders movement.Stock ID: 21000More details Price: £35.00
Ways to a new style of architecture: five lectures by Rudolf Steiner given during the builidng of the first Goetheanum 1914
London: Athroposophical Publishing Company 1927
vii + 60pp + b/w full page illustrations. 4to. Cloth backed decorated boards. Bright copy. Small section of front end paper has been clipped out to remove previous owner's signature. The first Goetheaneum was made by a wide variety of crafts people, visual artists etc. and the focus of design debate. The six lectures here record the principles of Steiner design ideas. The first building constructed in wood burnt down and was replaced in concrete after 1922. With ex libris bookplates of Gavin Stamp.Stock ID: 19859More details Price: £95.00
Ленингра́д / LENINGRAD
Архитектурно-планировочный обзор развития города./ Architectural and planning overview of the development of the city.
Leningrad and Moscow Iskusstvo 1943
403pp illustrated with b/w photographs. Text in Russian. Tipped in photograph of Lenin, plan of the city + 100s of b/w slightly grainy plates showing the city's buildings both historical and contemporary. Red decorated end papers, brown rexene, gilt lettered titles. Very good. Shows the main ceremonial and civic spaces in plan form alongside the illustrations. A superbly illustrated album on the history of the architecture of Leningrad. The book contains four essays, covering the stages of the city's development, plans and prospects for development. Text in Russian. With large bookplate of Gavin Stamp and written on edge Prague 1975.Stock ID: 20261More details Price: £120.00