Architecture

  • Philip Webb and His Work. by LETHABY, W. R.
    LETHABY, W. R.
    Philip Webb and His Work.

    London Raven Oak Press, 1979. Reprint.

    323pp, 42 b/w plates, d/w in good condition. First published as a series of articles in The Builder in 1925 and reprinted in 1935 by OUP. A biography of Philip Webb, close colleague and friend of William Morris, co-founder of 'Firm' and the main proponent of the policies of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings. Hard to find.

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  • Piper's Places: John Piper in England and Wales by (PIPER) INGRAMS Richard and PIPER John
    (PIPER) INGRAMS Richard and PIPER John
    Piper's Places: John Piper in England and Wales

    London: Chatto & Windus . The Hogarth Press. 1983.

    184 pp. with 144 Fine plates, almost all in colour and some specially made for this book. 4to. Very good copy in good dust wrapper. Superbly produced anthology of places visited and painted by John Piper.

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  • PLAN in this format was a replacement for a much less interesting periodical issued in octavo format under the same title as a quarterly between 1943 and 1947.
    ARCHITECTURAL ASSOCIATION
    Plan: Architectural Students Association Journal - numbers 1-8

    London The Architectural Association, printed by Lund Humphries. 1948-1950

    Short run of this sporadic and fascinating periodical comprising. 1,2, 3,4,5,6.7 and 8. Each issue, decorated wrappers and spiral bound. No two issues produced by the same group of people. No 1 includes material on Function and Arabesque, the CIAM Congress of 1947, Pimlico Housing Scheme [Powell and Moya] and other commentary. Cover design by Ian Baker. No 2 includes contribution by Walter Gropius. No 3 has lead article by Felix Samuely. No 4 includes material on St Pancras Way housing scheme amongst other features. No 5 includes contributions by Ian Colquhoun, James Dartford, Ronald H. Sims and Gordon Mitchell. Includes major article on the London bus types and developments,…

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    London The Architectural Association, printed by Lund Humphries. 1948-1950

    Short run of this sporadic and fascinating periodical comprising. 1,2, 3,4,5,6.7 and 8. Each issue, decorated wrappers and spiral bound. No two issues produced by the same group of people. No 1 includes material on Function and Arabesque, the CIAM Congress of 1947, Pimlico Housing Scheme [Powell and Moya] and other commentary. Cover design by Ian Baker. No 2 includes contribution by Walter Gropius. No 3 has lead article by Felix Samuely. No 4 includes material on St Pancras Way housing scheme amongst other features. No 5 includes contributions by Ian Colquhoun, James Dartford, Ronald H. Sims and Gordon Mitchell. Includes major article on the London bus types and developments, national planning and schools. Contributors included Jeffrey Jellicoe amongst others. No 6 was produced by a group of 13 students including Andrew Derbyshire, John Killick and Hugh Morris amongst others, and is themed around Architecture, Building an Education. No 7 is a study of the position of Architecture in our time "in the broadest possible terms." 14 students in the group producing this edition. No 8 includes a leading article by Bruce Martin on "How to Build" photographically illustrated, with additional articles on Stevenage and the history of flight. Two further issues were published as additions to this series in 1951, [not present here] from with a Birmingham Editorial group and which, according to Hugh Pagan "have a more radical edge."

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  • BETJEMAN, John., Illustrated by PIPER, John.
    Poems in the Porch.

    London: S.P.C.K. (1954) 1955 reprint

    Unpaginated. (21pp), numerous line drawings by Piper. 8vo illustrated wrappers, sl. browned else very good copy.

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  • NETTLEFOLD J.S.
    Practical Housing

    Letchworth, The Garden City Press 1908

    200 + (4)pp + xxviiipp period ads. Illustrated throughout with b/w photographs, line ills and coloured plans, some which fold outs. Important review of contemporary housing conditions by the Chairman of the Birmingham Corporation Housing Committee. Includes much on possible solutions with examples from the Garden City Movement and the related suburb projects at New Earswick, Hampstead etc. This copy a little worn at edges and some pages a little thumbed else good. Loosely inserted statistical sheet inserted and on back of title and blank are pasted in notes on back to back housing in Leeds. Nettlefold was interested in charitable and philanthropic movements and lived and worked in Birmingham. Nettlefold's most notable…

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    Letchworth, The Garden City Press 1908

    200 + (4)pp + xxviiipp period ads. Illustrated throughout with b/w photographs, line ills and coloured plans, some which fold outs. Important review of contemporary housing conditions by the Chairman of the Birmingham Corporation Housing Committee. Includes much on possible solutions with examples from the Garden City Movement and the related suburb projects at New Earswick, Hampstead etc. This copy a little worn at edges and some pages a little thumbed else good. Loosely inserted statistical sheet inserted and on back of title and blank are pasted in notes on back to back housing in Leeds. Nettlefold was interested in charitable and philanthropic movements and lived and worked in Birmingham. Nettlefold's most notable contribution was the improvement of public housing in Birmingham for the working classes. His own home in Birmingham still survives in the care of Birmingham University. "Winterbourne" and its gardens form the botanic garden of the University.

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    Stock ID: 10068
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  • (MYERSCOUGH-WALKER)
    Raymond Myerscough-Walker Architect and Perspectivist

    London The Architectural Association 1984

    48pp illustrated with b/w photographs and line ills. Square small 4to. Decorated wrappers. Useful overview on the life and work of Myserscough Walker. With loosely inserted a.l.s. from Maryel Walker to Gavin Stamp enquiring if he knew her brother personally and mentioning a couple of architectural events that Gavin and she had both attended. Single sided letter on headed paper of Lloyd Walker and Partners, Welford on Avon.

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  • SUMMERS Julie [compiled by]
    Remembering Fromelles a new cemetery for a new century

    CWGC Publishing 2010

    96pp illustrated with colour plates. Square 4to. Loosely inserted ticket for a lecture. Like new. No bookplate. Explains the Battle of Fromelles and the subsequent discovery, recovery, identification and re-interment of the 250 men at Pheasant Wood Cemetery.

    Stock ID: 20251
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  • GANNON, Tod.
    Reyner Banham and the Paradoxes of High Tech

    Los Angeles The Getty Research Institute 2017

    (6) + 253 + (1)pp. 4to photographic boards. New. Beautifully produced book examining Reyner Banham's writings on high-tech architecture, his engament with New Brutalism and the 'clip-on' approach to architecture. Featuring Banham's previously unpublished introduction to 'Making Architecture: The Paradoxes of High Tech', the manuscript he left unfinished at his death in 1988.

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  • Rick Mather Architects by (MATHER) MAXWELL Robert, MACFARLANE Tim and BELLEW Patrick
    (MATHER) MAXWELL Robert, MACFARLANE Tim and BELLEW Patrick
    Rick Mather Architects

    London, Black Dog 2006

    239pp with numerous photographs, illustrations and plans, many in colour. New copy. Decorated boards in clear plastic d/w, fine. Richly illustrated survey of the career of the trendsetting architect, responsible for over 500 projects, including work at Keeble College Oxford, the National Maritime Museum, the South Bank Centre and many others. His most recent, much-publicised project is the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

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  • Robert Weir Schultz - Architect - and his work for the Marquesses of Bute - an essay by STAMP Gavin
    STAMP Gavin
    Robert Weir Schultz - Architect - and his work for the Marquesses of Bute - an essay

    Mount Stuart 1981

    80pp text with text illustrations + 20pp b/w plates. Wraps. Small 4to. . Very good copy of this scarce essay. Best known for his contributions to Mount Stuart but deserves wider acknowledgement. Works included many conservation projects and repair including, topically, Dumfries House.

    Stock ID: 20364
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  • [WEALE, John]
    Rudimentary Dictionary of Terms used in Architecture, Civil Architecture, Naval Building and Construction, early and Ecclesiastical Art, Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical, Fine Art, Mining, Surveying etc......

    London John Weale 1849-1850

    First edition. Frontis, xix + 564pp including an addenda on the electric telegraph. Small 8vo. Quarter calf, gilt lettering, marbled boards, end papers and edges. Very nice copy although a little rubbed on corners. Weale developed an extensive architectural and technical publishing business during his lifetime. This rudimentary study was part of a series which extended to 130 volumes on various technical and design subjects.

    Stock ID: 20748
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  • Rustic Carpentry by HASLUCK, Paul N. (edited)
    HASLUCK, Paul N. (edited)
    Rustic Carpentry

    London, Cassell and Company 1907

    160 + iiipp adverts. Illustrated with 194 b/w line ills in the text. Small 8vo. Red cloth with paste down label on upper board. Very slightly shaky at the hinges else good copy of his useful book on techniques for all things rustic including seats, summer houses etc.

    Stock ID: 20654
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  • LETHABY. W. R.
    Scrips & Scaps gathered and introduced by Alfed H Powell

    Cirencester Printed by Earle & Ludlow nd c1936

    56pp. Frontis piece and some line ills. Cloth spine, boards. Good. Foreword by Lord Esher. Sayings and recollections of Lethaby.

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  • Sharpe, Paley and Austin: A Lancaster Architectural Practice 1836-1942 by PRICE, James
    PRICE, James
    Sharpe, Paley and Austin: A Lancaster Architectural Practice 1836-1942

    Lancaster Centre for North West Regional Studies, University of Lancaster 1998

    104pp illustrated with b/w plates and including a gazetteer of their projects. Photographic decorated wrappers. Very good copy. The firm undertook over 600 commissions mostly in the North West of England ranging from churches to secular projects such as hospitals and railways stations. Useful review of the practice.

    Stock ID: 20840
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  • HOUFE Simon, POWERS Alan, WILTON-ELY John
    Sir Albert Richardson (1880-1964)

    Heinz Gallery 1999

    100pp illus. 4to. Stiff card wrapper. Fine. A major reassessment of Richardson's varied activities, including three critical essays and lists of Richardson's buildings and writings.

    Stock ID: 20799
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  • SYMONDSON Anthony and BUCKNALL Stephen
    Sir Ninian Comper

    Spire Books and the Ecclesiological Society 2006

    336pp illustrated with b/w plates. Small 4to. Decorated wrappers illustrating Comper's church interior at St Mary's Wellingborough. Comper (1864-1960 was one of the great Gothic Revival architects. The study includes a complete gazetteer of some 600 entries and a reprint of Comper's influential essay "Atmosphere of a Church".

    Stock ID: 20663
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  • EMMETT, John T.,
    Six Essays

    London Unwin Brothers 1891

    Original edition of six essays on architecture: 1. The state of English architecture. 2. The hope of English architecture. 3.The profession of an architect. 4. The bane of English architecture. 5. The ethics of urban leaseholds. 6. Religious art. Cloth. Worn at head and base of the spine. Reprinted from periodicals including Quarterly Review. Each essay has separate title-page. A few illustrations, all steel engravings included. A Virulent attack on contemporary architecture of his age by a macontent. Ex libris bookplate of Gavin Stamp on inside of front end paper.

    Stock ID: 19828
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  • Small Country Houses: their repair and enlargement by WEAVER Lawrence
    WEAVER Lawrence
    Small Country Houses: their repair and enlargement

    London: Country Life 1914

    204pp illustrated with colour frontis + 291 illustrations. Forty examples chosen from five centuries. 4to. Immaculate copy with good dust wrapper. All locations given incluidng Otley Hall Suffolk, Stonewall Cottage, Thumbridge Wells, The Old Bell House, Ludford, Wolverton Court, Stratford, various Sussex Surrey and Scottish examples. Lovely book reflecting the thinking of the day on adaptation of houses. It calls for a conservation approach to renovation and decries the anti-scrape movement. Bookplate of Wadham Heathcote Diggle and ticket on front paste down of previous owner.

    Stock ID: 19370
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  • ROSENAU Helen
    Social Purpose in Architecture: Paris and London Compared, 1760-1800

    London Studio Vista 1970

    Square 4to. Vg in sl. worn dw. 144pp illustrated with b/w plates and line ills. From the collection of Gerald Dix with his signature.

    Stock ID: 3499
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  • Association copy NESFIELD, W. Eden.
    Specimens of Medieval Architecture: chiefly selected from examples of the 12th and 13th centuries in France and Italy

    London Day & Day 1862

    2pp. + 100 litho plates including one chromolithograph in colour. Folio. red gilt decorated cloth covered boards. Gilt lettered on spine. Worn along edges and spine rubbed. From the library of Gavin Stamp with his book ticket on upper paste down which has been replace with an Edward Bawden end paper designed paper. On he rear paste down is an A.L.S. typed letter from Alan Crawford on the history of this copy which was presented to Gavin Stamp in recognition of his work for the Anglo American summer school 1977-1983. Internally very good with lovely lithographed title page by Albert Moore. "One of the best portfolios of Gothic detail of the period."

    Stock ID: 20731
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