Architecture

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  • [SCARFE, Norman]
    Two autographed letters signed on postcards and two photographs with annotations

    2004

    ALS to Gavin Stamp dated 29 May 2004 and 22 June 2004 1. Written on the back of a postcard featuring Leeds, St Johns the Evangelist with PS note mentioning it was to be totally refurbished from 17th July. Text concerns recollections, the architect J H Parker in the initial lines but moves on to Normandy churches recalled from when Scarfe was there in the war. Recounts the murder of 20 Canadian POWS at the HW of Kurt Meyer in WWII and his subsequent death in prison after the Nuremberg Trials. 2. Second Card, written from 3 Burkitt Road, Woodbridge when he sent Gavin Stamp the two photographs which are of Calvados. These were sent to thank him…

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    2004

    ALS to Gavin Stamp dated 29 May 2004 and 22 June 2004 1. Written on the back of a postcard featuring Leeds, St Johns the Evangelist with PS note mentioning it was to be totally refurbished from 17th July. Text concerns recollections, the architect J H Parker in the initial lines but moves on to Normandy churches recalled from when Scarfe was there in the war. Recounts the murder of 20 Canadian POWS at the HW of Kurt Meyer in WWII and his subsequent death in prison after the Nuremberg Trials. 2. Second Card, written from 3 Burkitt Road, Woodbridge when he sent Gavin Stamp the two photographs which are of Calvados. These were sent to thank him for sending a copy of the JSAH article on High Victorian Gothic.

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    Stock ID: 22261
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  • BUCHAN, William Paton
    Ventilation A Textbook to the Practice of the Art of Ventilating Buildings with a Supplementary Chapter Upon Air Testing

    London Crosby Lockwood and Son 1902 (1891)

    Second Edition. Weale's Scientific & Technical Series No. 271. viii + 226pp (+ 16pp +48pp lists of available publications from Weales & Crosby Lockwood). 170 b/w illustrations. Buff coloured cloth boards with black embossed titling. Previous owner's name and date of ownership on front endpapers in ink. Some browning on half title page else a very good copy of this text.

    Stock ID: 22432
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  • Village Housing in the Tropics by DREW Jane and FRY Maxwell in collaboration with FORD Harry L.
    DREW Jane and FRY Maxwell in collaboration with FORD Harry L.
    Village Housing in the Tropics with special reference to West Africa

    London Lund Humphries [1947] 1953

    134pp illustrated with b/w plates and line ills. long 8vo. Decorated wrappers. Defines the issues surrounding new build houses for tropical areas covering house design, layout of village, services and landscape conservation and tree planting. Hard to find. Written with colonial overtones and with the end papers showing the Colonies as they then were, the book itself, written whilst Fry had a posting in West Africa, was a key publication in considering the role of architects and planners in Africa. It adopts a blanket approach to housing in tropical environments but was the start of the duos interest in the subject and by 1956 they had revised their view to be more locally relevant…

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    London Lund Humphries [1947] 1953

    134pp illustrated with b/w plates and line ills. long 8vo. Decorated wrappers. Defines the issues surrounding new build houses for tropical areas covering house design, layout of village, services and landscape conservation and tree planting. Hard to find. Written with colonial overtones and with the end papers showing the Colonies as they then were, the book itself, written whilst Fry had a posting in West Africa, was a key publication in considering the role of architects and planners in Africa. It adopts a blanket approach to housing in tropical environments but was the start of the duos interest in the subject and by 1956 they had revised their view to be more locally relevant across the tropical world and they promoted distinctiveness by culture and country. Their shift in views was reflected in a second book on housing in the tropics and humid zones.

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    Stock ID: 22193
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  • (BURGES William) CROOK J Mordaunt
    William Burges and the High Victorian Dream

    London John Murray, 1981

    454 pages illustrated with b/w plates. Slightly shop soiled but very Good in Fine dust wrapper. First edition of this comprehensive reference book on William Burges.

    Stock ID: 22702
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  • William Richard Lethaby by (LETHABY) RUBENS Geoffrey
    (LETHABY) RUBENS Geoffrey
    William Richard Lethaby

    The Architectural Press 1986

    320pp illus. with b/w plates and line ills. Major assessment of Lethaby's multi faceted carer as an architect, conservationist and educationalist. Square 4to. Very good in dust wrapper.

    Stock ID: 22039
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  • DARWIN Robin CBE
    Windows for Coventry

    Colchester The Royal College of Art June 1956

    10pp 2 full page colour photographs 12 b/w photographs. Collated by different authors such as Basil Spence, A.R.A on the Function of the windows, Lawrence Lee, A.R.C.A , and Geoff Clarke, A.R.C.A on their Iconography, and An Appreciation by Basil Taylor. Covers a bit worn from general use and slight crease vertically through the pamphlet, else good. Loose piece of paper slipped in with summaries of six of the 10 great windows created for the nave of the new cathedral and a plan of their intended location. A note from an unknown Charles to John regarding the leaflet (and publication?). From the collection of George G. Pace.

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    Colchester The Royal College of Art June 1956

    10pp 2 full page colour photographs 12 b/w photographs. Collated by different authors such as Basil Spence, A.R.A on the Function of the windows, Lawrence Lee, A.R.C.A , and Geoff Clarke, A.R.C.A on their Iconography, and An Appreciation by Basil Taylor. Covers a bit worn from general use and slight crease vertically through the pamphlet, else good. Loose piece of paper slipped in with summaries of six of the 10 great windows created for the nave of the new cathedral and a plan of their intended location. A note from an unknown Charles to John regarding the leaflet (and publication?). From the collection of George G. Pace.

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    Stock ID: 22722
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  • OLIVETTI Adriano (introduction)
    Zodiac 5 International Magazine of Contemporary Architecture

    Milano C Olivetti and Co 1959

    214pp illus with b/w photographs + period adverts. Perfect bound. Laminated yellow wrappers with example of fantastic architecture. 4to. 27x21cms . Key articles by Le Corbusier on Frank Lloyd Wright with fold out concertina illustrations. Denmark (contributions by Bruno Alfieri, Enzo Fratelli, Keld Helmer-Petersen and others ) and Fantastic Architecture by Ulrich Conrads and Hans Sperlich. Spine split Small tear in front wrap hinge else good copy. Texts in English, Italian, French.

    Stock ID: 22134
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