City Planning

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  • A Civic Survey and Plan for the City and Royal Burgh of Edinburgh by ABERCROMBIE, Prof. Patrick.
    ABERCROMBIE, Prof. Patrick.
    A Civic Survey and Plan for the City and Royal Burgh of Edinburgh

    Edinburgh, Oliver and Boyd, 1949.

    115 pgs.54 plates. and many tables and diagrams. Also 25 folding colour maps (3 in pocket at end). Decorative Cloth. Vg with slightly worn dw. Beautifully produced survey and plan for Edinburgh. Ex libris Gavin Stamp with his bookplate.

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  • New title GALINOU Mireille
    Cottages and Villas: The Birth of the Garden Suburb

    New Haven and London: Yale University Press 2010

    480pp with 100s of colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Large 4to, cloth in d/w, fine. New copy. Study of the Eyre brothers' villa estate in St John's Wood, London, the earliest manifestation of the Garden City Movement. Drawing on a newly catalogued Eyre archive, this fascinating volume charts the construction and subsequent fortunes of the estate, examining its profound influence on city design.

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  • HOWARD Ebenezer
    Garden Cities of To-morrow being the third edition of "To-morrow: A Peaceful Path to Real Reform"

    London Swan Sonnenschein (1902) 1922

    3rd edition second issue. This edition of Howard's highly important and influential work on Garden Cities was reissued by George Allen & Unwin Ltd using sheets from the 1902 edition together with insertion of a forward new forward by Sir Theodore Chambers dated June 1922. [viii], [8], 2, [9]-167pp; half-tone frontispiece portrait and three plates; original red publisher's cloth, spine lettered in upper board in lettered in black, foot of spine lettered 'George Allen & Unwin Ltd.' Slightly rubbed else very good. See Printing and the Mind of Man 387. Early edition of this key text on the Garden City principles. Howard (1850-1928) deplored the stream of people, during the nineteenth century, into the…

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    London Swan Sonnenschein (1902) 1922

    3rd edition second issue. This edition of Howard's highly important and influential work on Garden Cities was reissued by George Allen & Unwin Ltd using sheets from the 1902 edition together with insertion of a forward new forward by Sir Theodore Chambers dated June 1922. [viii], [8], 2, [9]-167pp; half-tone frontispiece portrait and three plates; original red publisher's cloth, spine lettered in upper board in lettered in black, foot of spine lettered 'George Allen & Unwin Ltd.' Slightly rubbed else very good. See Printing and the Mind of Man 387. Early edition of this key text on the Garden City principles. Howard (1850-1928) deplored the stream of people, during the nineteenth century, into the already overcrowded cities and, thus, the further depletion of the country districts. As early as 1888 he had derived garden city plans after reading Bellamy's Looking Backward. He determined that the most practical way to realize Bellamy's ideas in England was "to build a private enterprise pervaded by public spirit an entirely new town, industrial, residential and agricultural". This was the idea upon which he enlarged in the present work and which he carried forward nine months later by the formation of a Garden City Association. This copy from the printer Arthur Wiliam Brunt, signed on the front paste down by him and who was closely connected with Letchworth Garden City and wrote the Pageant of Letchworth 1903-4. Marked up with some red underlining identifying the key principles of Howard. Extra folded maps pasted onto the front and rear boards; In front, layout of Letchworth shown in colour with the names of Raymond Unwin and Barry Parker printed. Rear map comprises a key plan showing the relationship of Letchworth to Kings Cross and the wider estate and proposed town and was produced by the First Garden City Limited 1904. Both these maps have some tears along folds but significantly add to the volume in translating Howard's principles into a reality.

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    Stock ID: 20341
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  • BOSMA, Koos. HELLINGA, Helma (editors)
    Mastering the City: North European City Planning 1900-2000

    Rotterdam Netherlands Architecture Institute/Van Esteren-Fluck & Van Lohuizen Foundation, The Hague 1998

    2 volumes. Very good in slipcase as issued. Spine lettering slightly rubbed on volume 1. "Mastering the City offers a panorama of one hundred years of urban planning, from garden city to Ville Radieuse, from podr town to Vile Spatiale. The survey concludes with attempts to lend direction to urbanization processes in contemporary metropolitan regions."

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  • Minehead: by SHARP, Thomas.
    SHARP, Thomas.
    Minehead: The redevelopment of its amenities: Plans and Reports...

    Minehead Urban District Council of Minehead, Somerset 1950

    20pp text, centre fold of b/w plates which fold out. Maps on end papers. Colour wrappers. Slightly worn at edges and staples rusted causing centre fold illustrations to become detached from main body of the book. Long 8vo. Produced as a result of a consultancy job won in 1949, the publication, which looks like a Puffin paperback, discusses the current layout of Minehead and suggests improvements to the layout, townscape and landscape. Hard to find.

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  • From the collection of Gerald Dix
    Signed copy, dedicated to Patrick Abercrombie SHARON, Areeh, Architect and Planning [1900-1984]
    Physical Planning in Israel

    Jerusalem Government Printer, Survey of Israel Press, Kfar Monash Printing, 1951

    79p. of text interleaved with 47 (XLVII) pages of plates and colour maps. Includes a fold out panorama of Jerusalem, & many colour plans showing development projects in the "Abercrombie" style. 4to. Open weave cloth. Printed in Hebrew. English Language text slipped into the end of the book in an envelope. [as issued; the item is printed closely on India paper, runs 31 double-column pages, size is 9. 5 x 6.5 inches] Signed dedicated copy to Sir Patrick Abercrombie from Sharon. Covers scheme for Jerusalem, Haifa and Tel Aviv etc within a national planning framework. He trained at the Bauhaus in Germany in the inter war period before…

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    Jerusalem Government Printer, Survey of Israel Press, Kfar Monash Printing, 1951

    79p. of text interleaved with 47 (XLVII) pages of plates and colour maps. Includes a fold out panorama of Jerusalem, & many colour plans showing development projects in the "Abercrombie" style. 4to. Open weave cloth. Printed in Hebrew. English Language text slipped into the end of the book in an envelope. [as issued; the item is printed closely on India paper, runs 31 double-column pages, size is 9. 5 x 6.5 inches] Signed dedicated copy to Sir Patrick Abercrombie from Sharon. Covers scheme for Jerusalem, Haifa and Tel Aviv etc within a national planning framework. He trained at the Bauhaus in Germany in the inter war period before moving joining other émigré Jewish architects who settled in Tel Aviv and was instrumental in developing the International Modern Movement Style there but moved into planning in the post war period only to return to architecture as his main occupation in a period after the publication of this key book which shaped post war construction in Israel.

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    Stock ID: 20302
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  • (PORT SUNLIGHT)
    Port Sunlight A Successful Experiment in Prosperity-Sharing

    Port Sunlight Lever Brothers Limited nd c. 1914

    40pp, b/w plates with captions and includes a layout plan of Port Sunlight in 1914. The introductory text is a reprint of an address by W. H. Lever to the Architectural Association March 21st 1202. Long 4to. Decorated wrappers with ribbon tie. Wrappers a little rubbed and creased at the edges else vg. Illustrated souvenir to Port Sunlight stressing the value of co-operation. The images show the model settlement houses, the main community buildings and unlike a number of other of their publications shows full page images of the factory in operation including workers at work.

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  • NETTLEFOLD, J.S.
    Practical Town Planning

    London The St Catherine Press 1914

    xvi + 493 + (1)pp. 8vo green cloth with gilt lettering. A little faded and worn at the spine else very good. Ownership inscription on the fep. A useful guide to town planning and related legislation. Covers city extension, site value, adequate access to land, etc.

    Stock ID: 19561
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  • [CALCUTTA] MASSEY, Montague.
    Recollections of Calcutta for Over Half a Century.

    Calcutta Thacker Spink. 1918

    xvii, 114pp. With frontispiece photo of the author, and many b&w photos. Illustrated boards. blue cloth spine, with gilt titles to spine. Upper board has a pastedown image of building and skyline. Lower board sports a "Red Cross" as the book was sold for the benefit of the Red Cross Fund. Good condition although boards dusty and slightly bumped at edges. With bookplate of Gavin Stamp on front paste down

    Stock ID: 20255
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  • (RIBA - ROYAL INSTITUTE OF BRITISH ARCHITECTS)
    Road Architecture The Need for a Plan

    London Royal Institute of British Architects 1939

    79pp lxi advertisements. b/w plates. Small 4to. Illustrated paper wrappers Some shelf-wear otherwise good. Exhibition handbook number 9. A well illustrated overview of early road planning.

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  • [ROYAL ACADEMY PLANNING COMMITTEE] SCOTT, Sir Giles. [Foreword]
    Road, Rail and River in London The Royal Academy Planning Committee's Second Report

    London Country Life Limited July 1944

    30pp illustrated with b/w plates + c6pp period ads. 4to. Decorated wrappers. Worn along edges and fold of pamphlet. Uniform with London Replanned.

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  • BEAUFOY S. L. G.
    Six Aspects of Town Planning

    London P S King and Son Ltd 1932

    94 + [2]pp. Wraps. Upper wrapper has titles printed. Spine lettered in manuscript with title. Foreword by S D Adshead. Cursious publication on subjects including "The Streamside Walk" and "Building Line" and "Cul-de-sac". Uncommon. Beaufoy was based at Liverpool and in his preface mentons Raymond Unwin's famous study of Town Planning in Practice.

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  • WORTHINGTON, T. Locke.
    The Dwellings of the Poor and Weekly Wage-Earners In and around Towns. with an introduction by G.V.Poore, M.D., F.R.C.P.

    London Swan Sonnenschein & Co., Ltd [1893] 1901

    2nd edition. xvi + 164 + 4 (publishers advert) pp. 3 litho plates, 11 text ills. 8vo, original red cloth. Spine a little soiled, corners slightly bumped else a very good copy. Some leaves uncut. A useful study of the relevant regulations and legislation involved in the provision of housing for the working classes. Includes chapters on drainage, refuse light/ventilation, open space, adjoining spaces etc. The plate facing page 76 shows a 'design for housing the very poor in large towns' by T. Locke Worthington, the volumes author. Thomas Worthington was born in Salford and is best known as the architect responsible for Manchester's Albert Memorial, He was also a Unitarian…

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    London Swan Sonnenschein & Co., Ltd [1893] 1901

    2nd edition. xvi + 164 + 4 (publishers advert) pp. 3 litho plates, 11 text ills. 8vo, original red cloth. Spine a little soiled, corners slightly bumped else a very good copy. Some leaves uncut. A useful study of the relevant regulations and legislation involved in the provision of housing for the working classes. Includes chapters on drainage, refuse light/ventilation, open space, adjoining spaces etc. The plate facing page 76 shows a 'design for housing the very poor in large towns' by T. Locke Worthington, the volumes author. Thomas Worthington was born in Salford and is best known as the architect responsible for Manchester's Albert Memorial, He was also a Unitarian and had a special interest in social reform, knew Mrs Gaskell and in this book roundly condemned back-to-back housing. The publisher had also published Ebenezer Howard's "Tomorrow a peaceful path to real reform" Hard to find.

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  • LYNCH, Kevin.
    The Image of the City

    Mass. The MIT Press [1960] 3rd printing 1965

    194pp illustrated with line ills. and b/w plates. Some shelf wear. Rather worn and frayed dust wrapper. From the collection of Gerald Dix with his signature. Base on studies in Los Angeles, Boston and Jersey City the book formulates the idea of "Imageability" as a basis for human understanding by city dwellers themselves of the places they live and pass through and how this might be used in construction and reconstruction of cities.

    Stock ID: 20235
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  • Urban Structuring, Studies of Alison and Peter Smithson. by SMITHSON, A. & P.
    SMITHSON, A. & P.
    Urban Structuring, Studies of Alison and Peter Smithson.

    Studio Vista, 1967.

    96pp, illustrated throughout with b/w photographs and drawings. Small 4to. Decorated wrappers. These rather browned. Catalogue showing the town planning and architectural designs of Alison and Peter Smithson.

    Stock ID: 20286
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