Design

  • 1951 Design Congress: Theme Design Policy in Industry as a responsibility of High Level Management by [COID]
    [COID]
    1951 Design Congress: Theme Design Policy in Industry as a responsibility of High Level Management

    The Council of Industrial Design 1951

    Series of papers, each with separate pagination, bound together each with paper title page giving title and presenter of each. Long 4to. Crème cloth covered boards, gilt lettering on the spine. Primary paper by Colin S. Anderson, Director Green & Co Ltd, Managers of the Orient Line. [10pp] Main papers by Prof Egidio Bonfante, Advisor toe Olivetti, [11pp] Dante Giacosa, Director of Engineering of S. A. Fiat, [10pp] Harold Hartley, Chairman of Radiation Ltd, [9pp, Arthur A. Houghton Jr. Vice President of Corning Glass Works, [13pp] C. H. Jackson, BOAC Executive on Industrial design in British Overseas Airways Corporation [11pp] Lord Latham, Chair of London Transport on Design in London Transport [8pp] Kenneth…

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    The Council of Industrial Design 1951

    Series of papers, each with separate pagination, bound together each with paper title page giving title and presenter of each. Long 4to. Crème cloth covered boards, gilt lettering on the spine. Primary paper by Colin S. Anderson, Director Green & Co Ltd, Managers of the Orient Line. [10pp] Main papers by Prof Egidio Bonfante, Advisor toe Olivetti, [11pp] Dante Giacosa, Director of Engineering of S. A. Fiat, [10pp] Harold Hartley, Chairman of Radiation Ltd, [9pp, Arthur A. Houghton Jr. Vice President of Corning Glass Works, [13pp] C. H. Jackson, BOAC Executive on Industrial design in British Overseas Airways Corporation [11pp] Lord Latham, Chair of London Transport on Design in London Transport [8pp] Kenneth Lee Chairman of Tootal Broadhurst Lee on Textile Manufacture [8pp] + a series 14 further secondary papers themed on aspects of industrial design. Ex Royal Society of Arts library with class mark on spine and paper label on rear paste down.

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  • 50 Years Bauhaus by (ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS)
    (ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS)
    50 Years Bauhaus German Exhibition, Sponsored by the Federal Republic of Germany

    London (ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS) 1968

    363pp colour + b/w illustrations. Square 4to heavy card wrappers with illustrated dust wrapper. Dust wrapper slightly rubbed otherwise a very good copy. An attractive and extensive study to accompany the exhibition. It is divided into the following sections, 'Preliminary course and teaching', 'Workshops' 'Architecture + Design', 'Painting, Sculpture and Graphics', Life at the Bauhaus' and 'Continuation of teaching'. This structure gives the book an in-depth and concise overview of all aspects of Bauhaus teaching. With short supplement in matching blue wrappers.

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  • A Book of American Trade-Marks & Devices by SINEL, Joseph (compiler)
    SINEL, Joseph (compiler)
    A Book of American Trade-Marks & Devices

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1924

    Limited Edition. 1086/2050. 64pp Illustrated with engravings. Uncut. 4to. Quarter black cloth, printed paper boards. Edges a little rubbed, corners worn else good copy. From the collection of Bob Brooks with his signature on front end paper. Brooks was a designer and artist based most of his life in Stoke on Trent.

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  • [The Great Exhibition, Crystal Palace 1851] Union of Graphic Art Engraving with
    A Brief Survey of the Objects of Graphic Art exhibited at the Imperial and Government Printing Establishment at Vienna, at the London Exhibition

    London Samuel Bagster and Sons 1851

    Engraving 140x210mm advertising the Union of the Graphic Arts, executed by the Imperial and Government Establishment in Vienna 1851: a delightful engraving - slight water mark stain on one margin else good. Illustrates putti representing aspects of printing set in gothic arches. Two colour lettering. Loosely inserted into the Brief Survey of Objects of Grpahic art 16pp 8vo stapled Original printed wrappers. A very bright copy. Together these two items provide an important perspective on the production of this pioneer printing establishment under the direction of Alois Auer [ 1813-1869] Austrian printer, inventor and botanical illustrator. At the Great Exhibition, the display included Auer's collection of the Lord's Prayer in 608 languages, chomo-lithography…

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    London Samuel Bagster and Sons 1851

    Engraving 140x210mm advertising the Union of the Graphic Arts, executed by the Imperial and Government Establishment in Vienna 1851: a delightful engraving - slight water mark stain on one margin else good. Illustrates putti representing aspects of printing set in gothic arches. Two colour lettering. Loosely inserted into the Brief Survey of Objects of Grpahic art 16pp 8vo stapled Original printed wrappers. A very bright copy. Together these two items provide an important perspective on the production of this pioneer printing establishment under the direction of Alois Auer [ 1813-1869] Austrian printer, inventor and botanical illustrator. At the Great Exhibition, the display included Auer's collection of the Lord's Prayer in 608 languages, chomo-lithography and photography by Paul Pretsch. See Bigmore & Wyman 111 p13 which cites only an edition of 1852 with a variant title page to this one. From the collection of Robin de Beaumont. The pamphlet includes his small ownership ticket pasted to the verso of the upper wrapper. Lovely item. The advertising engraving was probably a "give-away" at the exhibition stand. Scarce.

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  • A History of English Glass Painting by DRAKE Maurice
    DRAKE Maurice
    A History of English Glass Painting With Some Remarks on the Swiss Glass Miniatures of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries.

    London, T. Werner Laurie Ltd. 1912

    x+226pp plus 36 plates from drawings by Wilfrid Drake. 4to in cloth-backed boards, slightly scuffed and bumped at corners and spine, but generally vg. Internally there is some spotting, confined to endpapers and the first 20pp. Important early survey of stained glass, extending from the seventh century to the Gothic revival. Later chapters deal with Heraldry, Swiss glass (as a point of comparison), decay and advice for the collector. With useful appendices and bibliographies of early material. Many of the lovely full page plates are in colour.

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  • Addresses of the Superintendents of the Department of Practical Art, by COPY FROM THE COLLECTION OF PHILIP CUNCLIFFE OWEN – V & A DIRECTOR COLE, Henry, et al....
    COPY FROM THE COLLECTION OF PHILIP CUNCLIFFE OWEN – V & A DIRECTOR COLE, Henry, et al....
    Addresses of the Superintendents of the Department of Practical Art, delivered in the theatre at Marlborough House: I. On the facilities afforded to all classes of the community for obtaining education in art, by Henry Cole ...

    London Chapman and Hall 1853

    24. Nov. 1852: II. On the methods employed for imparting education in art to all classes, by Richard Redgrave, ... 27. Nov. 1852. Bound with Correspondence between the Lords of the Committee of the Privy Council for Trade, London Harrison & Sons 1853 28pp and REDGRAVE, Richard, On the Necessity of Principles in Teaching Design, London Chapman Hall 1853,52pp, LINDLEY, John The Symmetry of Vegetation, 51pp illustrated in text and Introductory Lecture on the Museum of Ornamental Art of the Department, both London L Chapman and Hall 1854. Marbled end paper, Gilt decorated and lettered red morocco. Very good internally, all edges a little rubbed. Philip Cuncliffe Owen, 8 June 1828 – 23 March…

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    London Chapman and Hall 1853

    24. Nov. 1852: II. On the methods employed for imparting education in art to all classes, by Richard Redgrave, ... 27. Nov. 1852. Bound with Correspondence between the Lords of the Committee of the Privy Council for Trade, London Harrison & Sons 1853 28pp and REDGRAVE, Richard, On the Necessity of Principles in Teaching Design, London Chapman Hall 1853,52pp, LINDLEY, John The Symmetry of Vegetation, 51pp illustrated in text and Introductory Lecture on the Museum of Ornamental Art of the Department, both London L Chapman and Hall 1854. Marbled end paper, Gilt decorated and lettered red morocco. Very good internally, all edges a little rubbed. Philip Cuncliffe Owen, 8 June 1828 – 23 March 1894) was an exhibition organizer and latterly, the Director of the South Kensington Museum in London. Signed by him on title page. Uncommon.

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  • [PARKER] ROGERSON, Ian
    Agnes Miller Parker wood-engraver and illustrator 1895-1980 with recollections of the artist by John Dreyfus

    Wakefield The Fleece Press 1990

    One of 241 of 300 copies. 92pp 32 wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker, 3 half-tones of the young artist at her easel, with her fellow students at the Glasgow School of Art and, later in life, holding one of her Siamese cats + further sketches in black and white + one in colour "The horsefair". 230x280mm Half blue cloth with paper label on spine, Claire Mazairezyk paste paper covered boards. Good in slip case with paper label. Paper label on slip case a little foxed.

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  • All For Hecuba by PINE Richard [Editor]
    PINE Richard [Editor]
    All For Hecuba an exhibition to mark the Golden Jubilee of the Edwards - mac Liammóir partnership and of the Gate Theatre 1928 - 1978

    Dublin Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art 1978

    Foreword by Peter Lake. Unpaginated. 392pp illustrated with sepia photographs and a few colour images. Long 4to. Wrappers. Good copy. Useful resource on the history of Irish Theatre production and design.

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  • An Aesthetic Conversion: being independent notes by HEAL & SON: THORP Joseph
    HEAL & SON: THORP Joseph
    An Aesthetic Conversion: being independent notes

    London Heal and Son and printed at the Arden Press nd [1902]

    12mo. Original grey paper covered boards, cloth backstrip title label in red and black pasted onto front board. 22pp + 2pp including advertisement for Heal's catalogue. Boards a little dusty and cloth a little more so, else good copy. End papers slightly browned. Book by the typographer and journalist Joseph Thorp (1873-1962) offering independent polemical notes on taste, the traditions of Heal's as a source of good taste in design and "directing inspiration." Lovely wood block full page illustrations throughout. Thorp moved from working at the Arden Press, became involved in the Curwen Press and wrote, later in life, a biography of Eric Gill.

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  • PICK. Frank,
    An Edinburgh Address on Design and Industry

    Edinburgh Design and Industries Association (Edinburgh Branch) 1917

    23pp. Pamphlet containing a D.I.A Address by Frank Pick. Paper wrappers with paste down label. Very good ephemeral item. First pamphlet to be published by the DIA Edinburgh Branch. Pick was working for London Transport at the time towards unifying its brand. The key principles to make good design are explored in this pamphlet. Scarce.

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  • COPE W.H.
    Ancient Ecclesiastical Stained Glass

    London 1897

    24pp illustrated with 4 chromolithographed plates. 4to. Original wraps preserved within recent gilt lettered cloth binding to make a very good copy. Print edition of a paper read before the British Archaeological Association 1st March 1882. Pages a little worn at edges else very good.

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  • COOK Peter
    Architecture: action and plan

    London, Studio Vista 1969 (1967)

    96pp with numerous b/w illustrations. Printed wraps. Square octavo. Good. Spine a little bumped at top edge. Upper hinge cracked. Pencil annotations on some of the pages. A stimulating book in which Cook considers architecture as an extension of our personalities, our aspirations, motives and what this means in terms of reading contemporary architecture.

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  • CROSBY, Theo
    Architecture: city sense

    London, Studio Vista 1965

    96pp with numerous b/w and 3 colour illustrations. Wraps, good. Square octavo. Considers the ways in which a more coherent approach to our environment can become the norm. Very good copy.

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  • [ART WORKERS ASSOCIATION] TOWNSEND W G Paulson.
    Art Workers Quarterly Volume 2

    London Chapman & Hall 1903

    4 issues bound covering the whole year. 4to. Green cloth as issued with gilt lettering and vignette on upper board. Missing free end paper at the front. Scatttered foxing to preliminaries else very good. The Art Workers' Quarterly, subtitled, A Portfolio of Practical Designs for Decorative and Applied Arts, was published in five volumes by Chapman & Hall, London, between 1902 and 1906. Contributors in this volume include , Walter Crane, J. Alexander Fisher, D A Aird, R A Dawson, James Aitken, Aymer Valance, Ethel Higgins and Elizabeth F Scott. Wonderful illustrations to inspire design.

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  • [TALWIN MORRIS]
    Binding Stamps: A small selection of binding stamps designed by Talwin Morris

    Foulis Press Archive Press Glasgow School of Art 1973

    First edition no 36 of 50 copies designed by Gordon Huntly from material by James Murray 14pp printed on 14 leaves french folded. MOunted fontis of gold thistle design blocked onto cream buchram. Fine in original wrappers with Morris design in back and green. Loosely inserted letter from John Tomlinson and Christmas card blank from the Foulis Press

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  • [HOTELS]
    Bonnington Hotel Southampton Row WC1: London Weekly Diary of Social Events

    London Geo Aug. Mate & Son Printers and Publishers, Fleet Street 1934

    62pp including period ads and maps +[4]pp period ads in colour for motor cars by the Austin Car Company. Paste down advert in colour for Frames Tours ticket agency. 16mo. Cream lettered wrappers. Stapled. Good copy. Events listing publication which served to promote them and the Hotel who distributed it and the printing firm who published it. From Robin de Beaumont's collection with his tiny monograph label on inside of front paste down.

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  • [POP ART] SALTER, Tom [ author] WHITEHEAD, David [ Editor] ENGLISH Malcolm [illustrator]
    Carnaby Street

    Walton on Thames M & J Hobbs 1970

    72pp illustrated. Small square 4to. Black laminated boards with full colour dust wrapper reminiscent of Alan Aldridge's Yellow Submarine . End papers illustrate the street plan on silvered paper. Includes a 3pp "Shopping Guide" to retailers. Fine. Unclipped dust wrapper. History of Carnaby Street, London's "go to" street for cutting edge young fashion in the Sixties. Tom Slater set up the influential shop "Gear" in Carnaby Street and was involved in developing it as a "destination" from the early days. Malcolm English , illustrator, studied Illustration & Design at Leicester College of art. After graduating in 1969 he worked all his life as a professional artists in pop art style. The…

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    Walton on Thames M & J Hobbs 1970

    72pp illustrated. Small square 4to. Black laminated boards with full colour dust wrapper reminiscent of Alan Aldridge's Yellow Submarine . End papers illustrate the street plan on silvered paper. Includes a 3pp "Shopping Guide" to retailers. Fine. Unclipped dust wrapper. History of Carnaby Street, London's "go to" street for cutting edge young fashion in the Sixties. Tom Slater set up the influential shop "Gear" in Carnaby Street and was involved in developing it as a "destination" from the early days. Malcolm English , illustrator, studied Illustration & Design at Leicester College of art. After graduating in 1969 he worked all his life as a professional artists in pop art style. The iconic centre fold of this book entitled "The Street" set the tone for publication and represents the streetscape when it became the focus of counter culture with its music and iconic shops including John Stephen's Department Store, Mary Quant, Mates, Merc, Lady Jane etc. This is a long way from its foundation in the 17th century when it was laid out close to Karnaby House, from which the street name is derived. Uncommon.

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  • TREDGOLD Thomas & TARN, Wyndham (Edited by)
    Carpentry and Joinery Elementary Principles of Carpentry Chiefly Composed from the Standard Work of Thomas Tredgold, C.E.With Additions, Alterations, and Corrections from the Works of the Most Recent Authorities and a Treatise on Joinery Containing a Detailed Account of the Various Operations of the Joiner

    London Lockwood & Co. 1873

    Series number 182. xii + 300pp + 16pp + 32pp. With numerous b/w illustrations. Brown blind stamped cloth with gilt lettering. Re-bound with a new cloth spine and paper label to make this a good copy. Water stains throughout although not to the detriment of the text.

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  • [HESSE] HENRY HESSE TRADE CATALOGUE
    Catalogue no 115 1906-1907

    New York 308 Grand Street NY 1906

    Trade catalogue for woollen worsted, cotton yarns art embroideries, canvases, knit goods, hosiery etc. 64pp illustrated with b/w steel engravings. All items priced. Stapled Lettered wrappers. 6 x8 inches. Small tear in last two pages including wrapper and tear, partially affecting the upper wrapper where it has been stapled. . The company were importers of worsted, woolen, and cotton knitting yarns, established in 1858, in downtown New York.

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  • {VICTORIA PRESS} [SHERBORNE] PORTMAN, Louisa Mary.
    Catalogue of the Pictures Sherborne Castle.

    Printed by Emily Faithfull and Co, Victoria Press [ for the employment of Women ] 1862

    vii + 370pp, 3 plans showing rooms, fold out genealogy of the Barons Digby this has a tear detaching end section from main part, but all present. Blue blind stamped cloth, gilt titles on upper board. Rebacked with original spine label pasted on. Internal hinges reinforced with linen tape to match rust coloured end papers. Emily Faithfull was an early pioneer for women's employment. She established the Victoria Press in 1860 and this ran until 1864 as a business to provide opportunities for women. he Society for Promoting the Employment of Women (SPEW) was one of the earliest British women's organisations and it…

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    Printed by Emily Faithfull and Co, Victoria Press [ for the employment of Women ] 1862

    vii + 370pp, 3 plans showing rooms, fold out genealogy of the Barons Digby this has a tear detaching end section from main part, but all present. Blue blind stamped cloth, gilt titles on upper board. Rebacked with original spine label pasted on. Internal hinges reinforced with linen tape to match rust coloured end papers. Emily Faithfull was an early pioneer for women's employment. She established the Victoria Press in 1860 and this ran until 1864 as a business to provide opportunities for women. he Society for Promoting the Employment of Women (SPEW) was one of the earliest British women's organisations and it was Emily Faithfull's awareness of this which lead to her establishing the Victoria Press. Description of the book pasted in from R G Watkins catalogue 8 of 1989. Louisa Portman was the neice of George Digby Winfield Digby to whom the book is dedicated. Series of dedication in various manuscript hands on prelims and half title show it passed between family members and friends. Scarce.

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