Architecture

  • (YORK) RCHME
    City of York Volume IV Outside the City Walls and East of the Ouse

    HMSO for RCHME

    1975, Royal Commission on Historical Monuments, HMSO. Comprehensive and very detailed survey by the Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of the area outside the City Walls, which includes the ruins of St. Mary's Abbey, the King's Manor, and the Yorkshire Museum. Contains maps within a pocket on rear end papers. pp.111.+ 100s of illustrations including fold outs. Attractively illustrated in colour & b&w. Very good resource for those interested in the city. Very good copy with dust wrapper, this a little worn.

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  • Cotswold Architecture by Saunders and Sons Ltd.,
    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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  • 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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  • .
    HOPE Sir William St John,
    Cowdray and Easebourne Priory in the County of Sussex

    London Offices of Country Life 1919

    [xiv] 144 pp. colour frontispiece, 53 b/w plates which are mostly photographic plates but which includes some double page plates, maps and plans. Gilt lettered vellum spine, blue paper covered boards. Folio. An exceptional copy. Limited edition. no 196 of 400 copies. Fine. The 1st Viscount Cowdray commissioned a restoration project between 1909-1914 when St John Hope was asked to report on the remains of the Tudor House at Cowdray, Easebourne Priory and St Anne's Hill. This book is partially a result of his work at that time when he was asked to investigate the future of Cowrday which had been partially destroyed in a fire of 1793.

    Stock ID: 18751
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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.

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  • [EISENMAN]
    DDR/DESIGN DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES EISENMAN/ROBERTSON

    Unpublished folder 1984

    Folder of information about the firm and its projects. Untitled 1984 Includes introduction, resumes of the key partners including: Peter Eisenamn, Christopher J Glaister, Jacqueline T Robertson; List of key clients and a series of project descriptions. The projects are summarised and each is illustrated with an original photograph the same size as the typed summary. They are Canberra, Central area urban design study; Florida Expo '92 master planning etc; Colvill Green Office Campus Fairfax County Virginia; Olympic Place; New York, Arcade scheme; Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington Urban Design Scheme; Aerospace Center Washington; Amvest Corporation Headquarters, Charlottesville; Center fo the Visual Arts and Fine Arts Library, Columbus Ohio, University Art Museum, Long Beach CA, Housing Koch-Friedrichstrasse, Berlin,…

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    Unpublished folder 1984

    Folder of information about the firm and its projects. Untitled 1984 Includes introduction, resumes of the key partners including: Peter Eisenamn, Christopher J Glaister, Jacqueline T Robertson; List of key clients and a series of project descriptions. The projects are summarised and each is illustrated with an original photograph the same size as the typed summary. They are Canberra, Central area urban design study; Florida Expo '92 master planning etc; Colvill Green Office Campus Fairfax County Virginia; Olympic Place; New York, Arcade scheme; Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington Urban Design Scheme; Aerospace Center Washington; Amvest Corporation Headquarters, Charlottesville; Center fo the Visual Arts and Fine Arts Library, Columbus Ohio, University Art Museum, Long Beach CA, Housing Koch-Friedrichstrasse, Berlin, Madison Components Plant Indiana, design and Beverley Hills Civic Center Design Competition. Loose leaf sheets held in folder and presumably given to potential clients. How these things were done before the age of the Internet.

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    Stock ID: 20943
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  • Decorative Plasterwork in Great Britain by TURNER, Laurence.
    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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  • Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan by KOOLHAAS Rem
    KOOLHAAS Rem
    Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan

    New York Oxford University Press 1978

    263pp+numerous b/w and colour photographic plates and ills. Decorated end papers. 4to. Orange boards, dust wrapper. Wrapper has small closed tears on back else very good. Koolhaas documents the extraordinary history of New York, charting the history of Manhattan Island from the first settlers and through periods of heavy development up until the modern period as the scene of much of Western invention and expression. A celebration of the city's rich contribution to architectural, intellectual and artistic discussions, this is a fascinating and comprehensive account of urban and social history and is beautifully illustrated with photographic plates, maps, and architectural and street plans.

    Stock ID: 18985
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  • (DIE BLAUEN BÜCHER) MULLER-WULCKOW, Walter.
    Deutsche Baukunst der Gegenwart Bauten der Gemeinschaft

    Königstein im Taunus & Leipzig Karl Robert Langewiesche 1928

    110pp, b/w plates with captions, text in German. Small 4to perfect bound decorated card wraps with illustrated dw. Very good indeed. From the Die Blauen Bücher Series, study of early c20 (mainly 1920s) public buildings in Germany such as schools, churches, theatres etc. Brilliant photographic plates, architects named. Ex libris Gavin Stamp, with his bookplate. Small pencil inscription on the bookplate, 'Hannover, 1972'

    Stock ID: 20159
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  • YORK
    Eboracum Roman York Volume 1

    HMSO Royal Commission on Historical Monuments in England 1970

    282pp illus with colour frontis, b/w plates and line ills. Fold out map in rear pocket. The sites of the Legionary Fortress and the Civilian settlements found in the city are included. 4to. Very good copy with dw.

    Stock ID: 18287
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  • BUCKMINSTER FULLER, R.,
    Education Automation: Freeing the scholar to return to his studies [1962]

    London Jonathan Cape 1973

    First English edition. 85pp. Very good with dust wrapper. Small chip from dust wrapper on upper front edge. From the collection of Gerald Dix with his signature. Reviewed by Architectural Design at the time of publication, the reviewer said "a book that no architect, planner, economist or geographer can afford not to read."

    Stock ID: 19752
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  • [LUTYENS] STAMP, Gavin. a cura di ROSSO Michela
    Edwin Lutyens: Profilo di un architteto

    Torino Umberto Allemandi & Co 2008

    70pp illustrated with b/w photographs. Like new. There are two loosely inserted printed letters signed by Michela Rosso on the publishing history of the book and apologising for set backs and delays. Ex libris bookplate of GS on inner wrapper. Text in Italian. The first in the series of monographs of architects.

    Stock ID: 19841
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  • Eero Saarinen by [SAARINEN] ROMÁN, Antonio.
    [SAARINEN] ROMÁN, Antonio.
    Eero Saarinen An Architecture of Multiplicity

    London Laurence King 2002

    225pp illustrated with 128 b/w plates. 4to. Fine in dust wrapper. Many full page plates support this comprehensive study of all aspects of Saarinen's practice. Sections on 'Creating', 'Dwelling', 'Building' amongst others. Attractive study.

    Stock ID: 19137
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  • El Lissitzky 1890-1941 by (LISSITZKY) ELLIOT David [introduction]
    (LISSITZKY) ELLIOT David [introduction]
    El Lissitzky 1890-1941

    Oxford Museum of Modern Art 1977

    42pp illus with b/w and monotone illustrations. Wraps. Very good indeed. Includes statements on art and design by Lissitzky. Nice item. Edition limited to 1000.

    Stock ID: 8410
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  • HUSSEY Christopher, LEES-MILNE James, HILL Oliver and CORNFORTH John
    English Country Houses Five volumes comprising Caroline 1625-1685, Baroque 1685-1715, Early Georgian 1715-60, Mid Georgian 1760-1800 and Late Georgian 1800-1840

    Southampton, Country Life Ltd. 1966, 1970, 1955, 1956, 1958

    Caroline: 255pp with 418 b/w illustrations. Baroque: 303pp with 467 b/w illustrations. Early Georgian: 256pp with 465 b/w illustrations. Mid Georgian: 255pp with 507 b/w illustrations. Late Georgian: 255pp with 472 b/w illustrations throughout. All five volumes are very good, Early Georgian volume lacks dust wrapper. Caroline, Baroque and Early Georgian are lightly sunned on spines, and Caroline has some very light foxing to endpapers and prelims. Early Georgian, Mid Georgian and Late Georgian have the bookplate of historian Stephen Powys Marks on fep and very slight foxing on inner flaps of dust wrapper , extending to back of Mid Georgian only. A full set of first editions of this…

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    Southampton, Country Life Ltd. 1966, 1970, 1955, 1956, 1958

    Caroline: 255pp with 418 b/w illustrations. Baroque: 303pp with 467 b/w illustrations. Early Georgian: 256pp with 465 b/w illustrations. Mid Georgian: 255pp with 507 b/w illustrations. Late Georgian: 255pp with 472 b/w illustrations throughout. All five volumes are very good, Early Georgian volume lacks dust wrapper. Caroline, Baroque and Early Georgian are lightly sunned on spines, and Caroline has some very light foxing to endpapers and prelims. Early Georgian, Mid Georgian and Late Georgian have the bookplate of historian Stephen Powys Marks on fep and very slight foxing on inner flaps of dust wrapper , extending to back of Mid Georgian only. A full set of first editions of this important and desirable series. Very hard to find together and in such good condition.

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    Stock ID: 19721
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  • JOURDAIN M.
    English Decorative Plasterwork of the Renaissance

    London, B.T. Batsford (1926)1933

    Revised edition. xiii + 258pp illustrated with 200 b/w plates, engravings and diagrams. Original gilt decorated cloth, lightly worn and faded on spine and at corners, generally bright. Ex Hull College with their ancient stamp on front end paper and withdrawn stamp on verso of the half title. Important and well illustrated survey of plasterwork in England, organised by period and location.

    Stock ID: 20805
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  • English Homes Period IV Volume II The Work of Sir John Vanbrugh and his School 1699-1736 by TIPPING H Avary
    TIPPING H Avary
    English Homes Period IV Volume II The Work of Sir John Vanbrugh and his School 1699-1736

    London Country Life Limited 1928

    Folio. Quarter blue cloth. . Unusual to find this item in a dust wrapper. Dust wrapper a bit chipped at head and base of the spine. Superb record of the work of Vanbrugh with large format photographs in black and white and line ills.

    Stock ID: 20958
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  • (GOLDFINGER) DUNNETT James and STAMP Gavin (compiled by)
    Ernö Goldfinger Works 1

    London The Architectural Association 1983

    128pp illus with b/w plates. Square 4to. Laminated wraps overprinted with red title. Very good copy. Very useful assessment of his career and contribution within the MARS group. Scarce.

    Stock ID: 21504
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  • Essay on India by BYRON, Robert.
    BYRON, Robert.
    Essay on India

    London, Routledge 1931

    viii, 175pp Open weave cloth. Worn at spine. First edition, scarce. First published in 1931, Robert Byron's Essay on India evaluates the state of colonial rule in India and analyses the contemporary problems facing the country. Based upon Byron's travelling experiences within India in 1929 as a correspondent for the Daily Express. Bookplate on fep of Sir George R Clerk. With the bookplate of Gavin Stamp on which is written "From A Cluff 1977".

    Stock ID: 20085
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