Architecture

  • Notes on the Repair of Ancient Buildings by [SPAB]
    [SPAB]
    Notes on the Repair of Ancient Buildings

    London Commitee and sold on their behalf by B T Batsford, 1903

    75pp. Notes on appropriate conservation methods for repairing buildings of historic interest. Sugar paper wrappers bound into new cloth backed boards with black titles. Important SPAB publication on the appropriate approach to repair based on the SPAB philosophy

    Stock ID: 20516
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  • On the Christian Altar and the Buildings which contain it by With manuscript letter, signed by Comper. COMPER, J. Ninian
    With manuscript letter, signed by Comper. COMPER, J. Ninian
    On the Christian Altar and the Buildings which contain it

    London SPCK 1950

    With a preface by the Bishop of London. Frontispiece in b/w showing altar piece from St Petroc's Minor, Cornwall. 71pp. Stiff card wrappers. Good copy. Obituary from 30 December 1960 pasted onto front end paper. On half title original autographed letter signed from Comper, [creased]. This is addressed to a person requesting an enlargement of the frontispiece illustration from the essay. On headed paper with address as The Priory, 67 Beulah Hills SE19. Comper came here in 1912 at this time having his Studio at nearby 228 Knights Hill, West Norwood. It was demolished to make way for suburban houses in the 1960s.

    Stock ID: 21109
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  • Oriental Architecture in the West by CONNOR Patrick
    CONNOR Patrick
    Oriental Architecture in the West

    Thames and Hudson 1979

    200pp with 154 illustrations including 14 in colour. Small 4to.Vg in good dust wrapper. Useful in bringing together sources for Chinese and other oriental designs imported into Europe including the UK. Much on the way in which the Orient influenced Walpole, Repton and Nash. Draws on contemporary sources of its illustrations. From the collection of Colin Amery.

    Stock ID: 21146
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  • This is the book from which my shop logo is taken.
    SCOTT BURN, Robert.
    Ornamental Drawing and Architectural Design with notes historical and practical

    London Ward and Lock 1857

    124 + [8]pp period ads and with upwards of 200 illustrations. Decorated blind stamped cloth. Gilt title on upper board and spine. Bright copy. Correspondence course on architectural drawing for would be draughtsmen.

    Stock ID: 20461
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  • Owen William Projectes by [WILLIAMS, Owen] STAMP, Gavin.
    [WILLIAMS, Owen] STAMP, Gavin.
    Owen William Projectes Comentari sobre l'exposicó: Graig Ellwood, Carlo Mollino, Jean Prouvé, Owen Wiliams Enginyers? Arquitectes? Bibliografia Abril 95

    Parés Department de Projectes d'Arquitectura 1995

    72pp grainy printing throughout but with nonetheless very striking images. Gavin Stamp contributed to the discussion in this document on Owen Williams and wrote the introduction. Text in catalan. General thank you letter, typed, from Teresa Rovira of Universitat Politechnica Catalunya.

    Stock ID: 19876
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  • ARKELL. W. J.,
    Oxford Stone (1947)

    S R Publishers Limited County History Reprints 1970

    185 pp illustrated with b/w plates and 27 text ills. Boards in decorated dust wrapper. Vg. On the geology of the building stones.

    Stock ID: 20656
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  • BENY, Roloff. (Text By Seyyed Hossein NASR)
    Persia: bridge of turquoise

    London Thames and Hudson 1975

    365pp., colour. & b/w plates, many tipped in, maps, bibliography etc. Large 4to. Very good with good dust wrapper. Beautifully produced as are all these large format surveys produced by Thames and Hudson in the 1970s.

    Stock ID: 21022
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  • [ANSON Peter] YELTON, Michael
    Peter Anson: Monk, Writer and Artist: An Introduction to his Life and Work

    London Anglo Catholic History Society 2005

    72pp illustrated. Wrappers. Like New. From Gavin Stamp's collection without a bookplate.

    Stock ID: 20313
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  • WINDSOR A.
    Peter Behrens: Architect and Designer 1868-1940.

    Architectural Press, 1981.

    186pp, Illus. throughout with b/w photographs, drawings and plans. This book surveys the life and career of one of the leaders of the modern movement and looks at his designs from his cutlery and furniture to his elegant houses. Vg copy in dw.

    Stock ID: 19671
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  • 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.

    Stock ID: 20794
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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.

    Stock ID: 19303
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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.
    Plan: Architectural Students Association Journal - numbers 1-8 by ARCHITECTURAL ASSOCIATION
    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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    Stock ID: 19620
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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.

    Stock ID: 20350
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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.

    Stock ID: 20110
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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.

    Stock ID: 19485
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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.

    Stock ID: 7739
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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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  • [RUSKIN - HOUSE GUIDE] WHITEHOUSE, J. Howard
    Ruskin and Brantwood An Account of the Exhibition Rooms

    Cambridge University Press (1937)

    44pp text with frontis and 7 other illustrations.Very good in blue buckram gilt, slight fading. Useful study of Ruskin's own house in the Lake District.

    Stock ID: 18917
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  • Ruskin at Venice: by [RUSKIN] LA SIZERANNE, Robert.
    [RUSKIN] LA SIZERANNE, Robert.
    Ruskin at Venice: A Lecture given during the Ruskin Commemoration at Venice September 21 1905

    London George Allen 1906

    70+[2]pp adverts. Wrappers. Very good copy. Text translated by Mrs Frederic Harrison

    Stock ID: 21119
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