Architecture

  • 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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  • 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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  • [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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  • 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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  • (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • TIPPING H Avary
    English Homes Period IV Volume II The Work of Sir John Vanburgh 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 Vanburgh with large format photographs in black and white and line ills.

    Stock ID: 20958
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  • English Homes Period VI Late Georgian 1760-1820 by TIPPING Avary H.
    TIPPING Avary H.
    English Homes Period VI Late Georgian 1760-1820

    London Country Life 1927

    xi + 396pp. Marbled end papers, a.e.g. Folio. This copy is very good internally but the spine is slightly sunned and there is a crease near the bottom of the spine. The final volume in the series which is the hardest of all to find. The degree to which the spine is sunned is uniform with the early Georgian volume.

    Stock ID: 20957
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  • English Vernacular Houses by MERCER, Eric.
    MERCER, Eric.
    English Vernacular Houses

    HMSO Royal Commission on Historical Monuments ]1975] 2nd ed 1979

    xxii, 246pp. Illustrated with more than 200 line drawings and 250 photographs. A descriptive and analytical list of over 500 buildings. Stiff wrappers. An excellent copy of an important reference work. From the collection of Charles Anelay with his signature.

    Stock ID: 21094
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  • Enrique Macotela 1970-1979 by [MACOTELA] GIRON, Xavier, et al.
    [MACOTELA] GIRON, Xavier, et al.
    Enrique Macotela 1970-1979 20 Diseños de Prefabricacion y Arquitectura

    México, D.F. Artes Gráficas Panorama 1979

    189pp which are mainly illustrations + portrait, plans ; 25 cm. Lettered boards in good custom designed slipcase. Text in Spanish and English. Edited by Xavier Girón; translated by Monica Marelli Bego-Ghina and Luis Ramirez Miranda. One of 2000 copies. Fascinating insights into the early wrk of Macotela showing his often Brutalist and elsewhere modernist tendencies.

    Stock ID: 21189
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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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  • (TROUP) JACKSON Neil
    F W Troup 1859-1941

    London The Building Centre Trust 1985

    116 + (2)pp text + 57 b/w plates. Bound into a cloth case with new end papers. Original wrappers preserved. Very good. Essentially unread. Useful book on this little known and modest Scottish architect contemporary with Lethaby and Schultz.

    Stock ID: 20924
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