Architecture

  • [CAR PARKING]
    Car Parking: A British Road Federation Exhibition

    London, in the Great Hall ICE London 18th -26th March 1960

    106pp, description of the exhibits. Long 8vo. Spiral bound wrappers with image of multi storey car park on upper wrapper. Catalogue divided into sections for multi storey garages, roof parking, service areas on motorways, drive in banks, shopping precincts etc. Foreword by Lord Derwent. Unfortunately not illustrated but must have been an amazing exhibition based on the commentary provided in this publication the exhibition revealed ingenious solutions to car parking including stacking cars etc.

    Stock ID: 19614
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  • SHEPPARD, Richard.
    Cast Iron in Building

    London George Allen and Unwin Ltd 1945

    98pp + 48 b/w plates grouped at the end of the book. Small 8vo. Good with good dust wrapper. A Useful study of the contemporary uses of cast iron including telephone boxes.

    Stock ID: 20629
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  • Catalogue of the Drawings of George Dance the Younger (1741-1825) and of George Dance the Elder (1695-1768) from the Collection of Sir John Soane's Museum by [DANCE] LEVER, Jill.
    [DANCE] LEVER, Jill.
    Catalogue of the Drawings of George Dance the Younger (1741-1825) and of George Dance the Elder (1695-1768) from the Collection of Sir John Soane's Museum

    London

    From the collection of Henry Potts with his bookplate.

    Stock ID: 20538
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  • LINDLEY Kenneth (Foreword by John Piper)
    Chapels and Meeting Houses

    John Baker Publishers Ltd 1969

    85pp illustrated with many photographs and line ills. Fine in dw. Written and illustrated by Lindley this book covers chapels and meeting houses largely ignored by architectural historians at the time. From the collection of Gavin Stamp with his bookplate.

    Stock ID: 20273
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  • Charles Holden Architect 1875-1960 by (HOLDEN) KAROL Eitan and ALLIBONE Finch
    (HOLDEN) KAROL Eitan and ALLIBONE Finch
    Charles Holden Architect 1875-1960 An Exhibition at the Royal Institute of British Architects Heinz Gallery London 1988

    London RIBA 1988

    35pp illustrated with b/w photographs and line ills. 4to. Wrappers with dust wrapper wrapped around and illustrating a water colour of Senate House, University of London. Lovely catalogue. Karol went on to write the major monograph on Holden.

    Stock ID: 19644
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  • Charles Luckman Associates Progress by NASA SPACE CENTER [ MID CENTURY MODERN] CHARLES LUCKMAN ASSOCIATES
    NASA SPACE CENTER [ MID CENTURY MODERN] CHARLES LUCKMAN ASSOCIATES
    Charles Luckman Associates Progress Nasa Manned Spacecraft Center

    Published by the firm June 1962

    8pp promotional newsletter outlining the work of the firm. Illustrated with b/w plates. Long 8vo. Stapled. Upper wrapper shows a b/w drawing envisioning the Nasa Manned Spacecraft Center. The firm were master planners for this project. Luckman Associates also advocated the use of a modular design system for the buildings with materials that could be manufactured off-site, which aided in meeting the tight schedule for completion. The Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (JSC) officially opened in June 1964 as the Manned Spacecraft Center (MSC). This approximately 1,620-acre facility is located about 25 miles from downtown Houston, Texas. The remainder of the booklet illustrates other assignments of the firm including offices, and shops and…

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    Published by the firm June 1962

    8pp promotional newsletter outlining the work of the firm. Illustrated with b/w plates. Long 8vo. Stapled. Upper wrapper shows a b/w drawing envisioning the Nasa Manned Spacecraft Center. The firm were master planners for this project. Luckman Associates also advocated the use of a modular design system for the buildings with materials that could be manufactured off-site, which aided in meeting the tight schedule for completion. The Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (JSC) officially opened in June 1964 as the Manned Spacecraft Center (MSC). This approximately 1,620-acre facility is located about 25 miles from downtown Houston, Texas. The remainder of the booklet illustrates other assignments of the firm including offices, and shops and inclding Nortronics in Palos Verdes. Emphermal item.

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    Stock ID: 20870
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  • Charles Luckman Associates Progress Volume 7 no 1 by [ MID CENTURY MODERN] CHARLES LUCKMAN ASSOCIATES
    [ MID CENTURY MODERN] CHARLES LUCKMAN ASSOCIATES
    Charles Luckman Associates Progress Volume 7 no 1 New York Worlds Fair

    Los Angeles Published by the firm then at 9220 Sunset Blvd. 19633

    8pp promotional newsletter outlining the work of the firm. This features the New York Worlds Fair proposed United States Pavilion designed by the firm. It is illustrated on the front cover in black and white. within its setting. Short 2pp article on the building on inside cover. The remainder of the booklet features retail stores following Mr Christian joining the firm from Raymond Loewy Corporation. Back wrapper of the publication provides short biographies of members of the firm. Ephemeral item.

    Stock ID: 20872
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  • Charles Luckman Associates Progress Volume 8 no 2 by [ MID CENTURY MODERN] CHARLES LUCKMAN ASSOCIATES
    [ MID CENTURY MODERN] CHARLES LUCKMAN ASSOCIATES
    Charles Luckman Associates Progress Volume 8 no 2 New York Worlds Fair

    Los Angeles Published by the firm then at 9220 Sunset Blvd. 1964

    8pp promotional newsletter outlining the work of the firm. This features the New York Worlds Fair Federal Pavilion designed by the firm. It is illustrated on the front cover in black and white within its setting. Short text on the building on inside cover. The remainder of the booklet features other projects including a new Headquarters building for the firm in Los Angeles. Ephemeral item.

    Stock ID: 20871
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  • Commercial Paints and Painting by JENNINGS, A. Seymour
    JENNINGS, A. Seymour
    Commercial Paints and Painting

    London Constable and Company - Westminster Series - 1914

    224pp illustrated with 47 plates mostly in the text + c8pp catalogue at end of book of other publications in the Westminster series. New end papers. Green cloth, gilt lettered on spine and upper board.

    Stock ID: 20913
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  • Concepts in Practice: Energy by SMITH Peter F and PITTS, Adrian C.
    SMITH Peter F and PITTS, Adrian C.
    Concepts in Practice: Energy

    London Pavilion Books 1998

    128pp, 50 colour and 10 b&w illustrations. Square 4to. Very good with very good dust wrapper. An examination of how existing buildings can be made more energy efficient, with a step-by-step approach to energy-saving measures. This book looks at the technology involved, and reveals how buildings can be a drain on the environment instead of contributing to the sustainability of the planet.

    Stock ID: 21003
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  • Saunders and Sons Ltd.,
    Cotswold Architecture

    Cirencester: published by the firm nd c1920

    Title page + 16 pp of sepia photographs, each tipped in. Decorated wrappers, ribbon tied. Photographs by W Dennis Moss. Decorated wrapper. Very good. Trade items produced by Saunders and Sons Ltd who advertised themselves as "Builders of Country Houses etc." One image per construction project with name of architect given. Sites include Notgrove Manor with extensions by A Prentice, Colnscott, Fairford, a new house designed by F W Woodhouse Esq., Moor Wood House, Cirencester, additions by Messrs F S Brereton & Son, Stratton Wold, Cirencester repaired under direction of Romain, Walker And Jenkins. Other projects include repairs to Cirencester Park folly, new build offices in Cirencester, the Carriers' Arms Horcutt, Fairford…

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    Cirencester: published by the firm nd c1920

    Title page + 16 pp of sepia photographs, each tipped in. Decorated wrappers, ribbon tied. Photographs by W Dennis Moss. Decorated wrapper. Very good. Trade items produced by Saunders and Sons Ltd who advertised themselves as "Builders of Country Houses etc." One image per construction project with name of architect given. Sites include Notgrove Manor with extensions by A Prentice, Colnscott, Fairford, a new house designed by F W Woodhouse Esq., Moor Wood House, Cirencester, additions by Messrs F S Brereton & Son, Stratton Wold, Cirencester repaired under direction of Romain, Walker And Jenkins. Other projects include repairs to Cirencester Park folly, new build offices in Cirencester, the Carriers' Arms Horcutt, Fairford and many other projects. Period item with hints of the arts and crafts style throughout.

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    Stock ID: 19572
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  • BURDETT Henry C
    Cottage Hospitals: General, Fever and Convalescent. Their progress, management, and work in Great Britain and Ireland and the United States of America with an alphabetical list of every cottage hospital at present opened.

    London: The Scientific Press Ltd 1896

    3rd edition re-written and much new matter added. Frontis of Albert Napper, The Founder of Cottage Hospitals, xxiii +379 + 16pp publication list at the end. Illustrated with b/w line ills in the text. Red gilt lettered cloth. A little faded on spine an dinner hinge cracked else a very good copy. Stamp of Medical Officer for West Yorkshire on title page contemporary with publication. From the preface it would seem that each edition of this book is substantially different from each other in scope and content.

    Stock ID: 12778
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  • Cottages ornés by WHITE, Roger.
    WHITE, Roger.
    Cottages ornés The charms of the simple life.

    New Haven and London Yale University Press 2017

    272 pages, 193 color + 50 b/w illus. 4to green cloth with illustrated dust wrapper. Fascinating survey of an often-overlooked architectural genre. Analysing cottage designs by some of the leading architects of late Georgian England, including Robert Adam, John Soane, and John Nash.

    Stock ID: 19497
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  • Country Walks by WHITE, Charles.
    WHITE, Charles.
    Country Walks First, Second and Third Series

    London Transport 1936, 1937

    3 vols. Vol 1, Xii +124pp frontispiece + 10 b/w plates. 8vo brown wrapper with yellow dw. Dw a little worn else vg. Vol 2. Xii + 124pp, frontispiece +10 b/w plates. 8vo dark green wrappers with lighter green dw. Minor creases to the wrapper else vg indeed. Vol 3. Xii + 124pp frontispiece + 10 b/w plates. 8vo wrapper with dw. Dw a little worn at the edges, scattered foxing, split to the hinge else good. Ex libris Gavin Stamp, with his bookplate in vol 1 and 2.

    Stock ID: 19951
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  • PEICHL, Gustav (foreword). SLAPETA, Vladamir. (intro.)
    Czech Functionalism 1918-1938

    London Architectural Association 1988

    175pp b/w plates + line ills with captions. Sm square 4to., illustrated wrappers, perfect binding, a very good copy. Loosely inserted private view card for the exhibition that this volume accompanies and a news cutting of an article written by Gavin Stamp on the same exhibition. There is also a printed email correspondence between Gavin Stamp and Vladimir Slapeta, an a.l.s. from Vladamir (Slapeta?) to Gavin Stamp and a photograph of a Czech Avia B-534 biplane. Ex libris Gavin stamp, with his bookplate and pencil signature on half title.

    Stock ID: 20188
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  • TROOST, Gerdy.
    Das Bauen im Neuen Reich

    Gauverlag Bayerische Ostmark, Bayreuth, 1938

    168pp illustrated with b/w plates throughout. Cloth spine, red lettered and paper covered boards. A little bumped on corners else very good copy. Bookplate of Gavin Stamp on front paste down. This book is fundamental to any real examination of architecture, building construction and building decoration as practised during the Third Reich of Adolf Hitler. A second volume was published with the same title in 1943.

    Stock ID: 20323
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  • WINGLER, Hans M.
    Das Bauhaus. Weimar, Dessau, Berlin, 1919-1933

    Stuttgart, Bramsche. Gebrüder Rasch & Co. 1962

    556pp with colour paste down frontis, + 100s of b/w illustrations including full page b/w photographs. Large 4to. Very good copy with good dust wrapper although this is a little frayed at the head and base of the spine. Text in German. First edition of this massive text on the Bauhaus not translated into English until 1969. The best edition for high quality images of Bauhaus architecture, fabrics, objects etc.

    Stock ID: 14470
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  • (DANISH DESIGN COUNCIL)
    DD Bulletin no.4 New, Open Telephone Boxes for The Copenhagen Telephone Co.,

    Copenhagen Danish Design Council, Andersens Boulevard 18 DK-1553 1981

    61pp, colour + b/w ills + single page of colour plates which are designs in vinyll proposed as instructions for use. Sq 8vo illustrated wrappers. Danish Design Council competition for new open telephone boxes. Shows the four prize winning proposals, designers named with background information on historical designs.

    Stock ID: 20038
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  • TURNER, Laurence.
    Decorative Plasterwork in Great Britain

    London, Country Life Limited 1927

    xxxviii + 271pp illustrated with b/w plates and line ills. Introduction by Arthur T Bolton. Small folio. Red cloth, gilt titles. Very good copy with slightly dusty dust wrapper. Superb Country Life photographs showing plasterwork in situ mainly in the UK.

    Stock ID: 20468
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  • With slipped in ephemera GRADIDGE R.
    Dream Houses: The Edwardian Ideal.

    Constable Company, 1980.

    247pp 20 b/w plates,68 line drawings. Small 4to. Very good copy in good dust wrapper. A detailed study of the works of the great main stream English architects and designers of the turn of the century including Newton, Lutyens, Voysey and Baker, Peter Waals et al.. Loosely inserted collection of ephemera relating to Roddy Gradidge including obituary copy written by Gavin Stamp, a copy of the programme for an opera, the libretto of which was written by Gradidge "Grey Roses" [4pp] Letter from Emily [Cole?] including a copy of a sketch by Ian Mackenzie Kerr's image of Roddy Gradidge, Book Review of Dream Houses written by Colin Amery, 2 notes relating to sorting out Gradidge's…

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    Constable Company, 1980.

    247pp 20 b/w plates,68 line drawings. Small 4to. Very good copy in good dust wrapper. A detailed study of the works of the great main stream English architects and designers of the turn of the century including Newton, Lutyens, Voysey and Baker, Peter Waals et al.. Loosely inserted collection of ephemera relating to Roddy Gradidge including obituary copy written by Gavin Stamp, a copy of the programme for an opera, the libretto of which was written by Gradidge "Grey Roses" [4pp] Letter from Emily [Cole?] including a copy of a sketch by Ian Mackenzie Kerr's image of Roddy Gradidge, Book Review of Dream Houses written by Colin Amery, 2 notes relating to sorting out Gradidge's estate and removal of the books to Blackwell. Bookplate of Gavin Stamp. From other material we have acquired it appears that Gavin Stamp in part designed the title page for this book.

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    Stock ID: 19861
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