Design

  • Ornamo - Suomen Koristetaidetta - finsk konstindustri, Finnish Decorative Art Finsk Konstindustri by [FINNISH DESIGN] BRUMMER, Arttu, KAUFFMAN, Edgar J. and NYMAN Gunnel.
    [FINNISH DESIGN] BRUMMER, Arttu, KAUFFMAN, Edgar J. and NYMAN Gunnel.
    Ornamo - Suomen Koristetaidetta - finsk konstindustri, Finnish Decorative Art Finsk Konstindustri Finnish Decorative Art, 13th Year Book

    Helsinki/Konstindustriförbundet I Finland Ornamo 1949

    97pp.Stiff card wrappers which are decorated. 4tol Some old sellotape marks on end papers and the base of the spine is chipped else good copy. Illustrated with colour and b/w plates showing industrial design product ranges. Text in Finnish, Swedish, and English.

    Stock ID: 22228
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  • GOLDEN GATE INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION 1939-40 DICKERSON A F and MAHAN H. E.
    Painted with Light by General Electric

    San Francisco Published by the firm 1940

    [1pp introduction] 10pp text + 10 full colour illustrations of the site showing impact of flood lighting. Text describes the methods of lighting the site and this is illustrated with b/w plates. Blue folder with gilt lettered label. Text reprinted from 1940 AIEE Transactions for General Electric Company. Uncommon.

    Stock ID: 22670
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  • Period Furniture applied to Modern Requirements for the refined home: by [WARINGS]
    [WARINGS]
    Period Furniture applied to Modern Requirements for the refined home: A series of short articles illustrating the different styles of furniture used in England in past ages and the adaptation of these styles to our present-day domestic requirements.

    Manchester Warings 1909

    39pp 8 colour plates of Tudor Britain interiors including billiard room and text illustrations of furniture. Oblong 8vo. 180x245mm. Decorated boards. Good copy. Schemes are prepared to suit the individual requirements of mansion, villa or hall.

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  • CARTER, Will
    Portfolio One, Two and Three Specimen sheets of printing type-design and Specimen sheets of printing type-design and letter-cutting carried out by Will [& Sebastian] Carter at the Rampant Lions Press workshop. Cambridge, between 1959 and 1982.

    Cambridge Rampant Lions Press 1967-1982

    Specimen sheets of printing type-design and letter-cutting carried out by Will Carter at the Rampant Lions Press workshop between 1959 and 1967. Three loose leaf folio: One: Title and colophon leaves, foreword and 24 specimens of work (+ Four photos at end of stone carvings). Two: Title page + 4pp intro + 21 examples (most on single sheet) + 1p colophon, ) Three: 18 Broadsides. Limited edition of around 500 per issue. All very good. Lettered on the spine. Second volume has small tear along one fold of the portfolio. The portfolios were compiled by Will and Sebastian Carter.

    Stock ID: 21389
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  • PRIMAVERA London Ltd
    Primavera Catalogue: Textiles, furniture, pottery glass

    1951

    1pp gate-folded printed paper catalogue illustrating the products stocked. Includes letter from firm to Haigh Architects in Kendal with sample of straw and cotton wall coverings stapled to catalogue. The catalogue is printed in red ink with images of items for sale including pottery is mainly by Lucie Rie, a Primavera lamp, rush baskets and furniture. . Good. Letter is typed and signed on behalf of Primavera. Dated 28th May 1951

    Stock ID: 21152
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  • TWYMAN, Michael
    Printing 1770-1970 An illustrated history of its development and uses in England

    The British Library, Old Knoll Press and Reading University Press [1970] 1998 reprint

    Second Revised Edition. 285pp, 880 b/w and 42 colour illustrations. 4to. Fine in dust wrapper. Massive reference book on type design and its uses. A new forward by Ruari McLean and an additional bibliography.

    Stock ID: 21774
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  • [CHESTER SCHOOL OF ART]
    Prospectus School of Art Session 1914-15 Commencing September 21st

    Chester School of Art 1914

    15pp, Decorated wrappers. Chester School of Art was housed in the Grosvenor Museum from 1886, when the museum was built. It originated in a School of Art, established circa 1850, and in the School of Science, fostered by the Chester Society of Natural Science, Literature and Art, founded by Canon Charles Kingsley in 1871.

    Stock ID: 22111
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  • Repoussé Work for Amateurs: by HASLOPE, L. L.
    HASLOPE, L. L.
    Repoussé Work for Amateurs: being the art of ornamenting thin metal with raised figures

    London, L. Upcott Gill no date c1880

    vi + 109 + [3]pp period ads + 14pp catalogue of publications by L Upcott Gill at the end. Illustrated with 2 fold out patterns for designs + 45 text figures. Decorated cloth. New end papers, Signature of the late Stuart Evans who previously owned the book.

    Stock ID: 21292
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  • Salammbo by Signed by Edward Bawden [ BAWDEN] FLAUBERT Gustave
    Signed by Edward Bawden [ BAWDEN] FLAUBERT Gustave
    Salammbo

    Cambridge Printed for the members of the Limited Edition Club, Cambridge University Press 1960

    Number 830 of 1500 copies signed by Edward Bawden; xi, 316, [2 leaves]. Illustrated with 8 double-page colour plates and colophon tail-piece, line drawn decorated title-page and 39 illustrations. Ivory buckram, decorated backstrip by Bawden. Introduction by Justin O'Brien. In original slip case which is worn at edges.

    Stock ID: 21288
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  • Sand Modelling for infant and Junior Schools by FLETCHER, Mary
    FLETCHER, Mary
    Sand Modelling for infant and Junior Schools Including chapters on Scale, plan and map making for Standard I and Geography and Modelling for Standard II

    London & Liverpool George Philip & Son, nd

    60pp + [2]pp period ads. Illustrated with over 100 graduated diagrams and 21 recitations for infants and standards . Print and images in sepia. Decorated end papers. Cloth spine, lettered and decorated boards. Top edge cut c 7cm in straight line but image unaffected. Fascinating book with diagrams of sand modelling. Introduction refers to Fröbel's approach to play and his book on Kindergarten play. The book is divided into chapters dealing with graduated lessons and designs. Boards a bit soiled else good copy.

    Stock ID: 21581
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  • TOWNSEND W. G. Paulson,
    Special issues of the Art Workers Quarterly Papers, Extracts of Papers, Notes and illustrations in connection with the Third International Art Congress held in London

    London Art Worker's Quarterly August and December 1908

    [1] + 1-76 + [1] + 1-88pp illustrated with examples of work in the arts and crafts style giving the names of individual makers. 4to. Green cloth, titles on upper board. Bookplates of Ian Monins. These special issues are additional to the The Art Workers' Quarterly published 1902-1906 and were published in August and December 1908. These contained the papers and extracts of papers read at the Third International Art Congress for the development of Drawing and Art Teaching and the Application to Industries held in London, August, 1908, as well as a record of the Retrospective Exhibition of Students' Works, held at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, in connection with the Congress. Hard to find.

    Stock ID: 22556
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  • (TRADE CATALOGUE) WILLIAM MORRIS & COMPANY
    Stained Glass Windows

    London Willliam Morris & Co. 1953

    36 pp. Colour frontis of windows in the Church of the Ascension, Mitcham, Surrey, colour and b/w plates throughout and decorations in the text. 4to. Cloth boards with d/w. Embossed with title and trade mark of the firm on the upper board. D/w sunned and chipped around most edges. Front and rear end papers slightly foxed. Internally though very good. Includes a brief account of the origins, history, uses and types of stained glass with details of the firm's projects. Designed to promote the work of the firm. Nice item with a typed letter to George G. Pace from William Morris & Company slipped in. From the library of George Pace

    Stock ID: 22714
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  • STAX by [STAX CHAIRS]
    [STAX CHAIRS]
    STAX

    H Morris & Co Ltd. Milton Street Glasgow c1954

    4pp pamphlet advertising stacking chairs originally designed by Anniki and Llmari Tapiovaara for Hilsinki University. Exhibited at the Spetember 47 exhibition in New York and in production at Morris's Glasgow factory. Very good. Ticket of Norman Hodgson, Empire Arcade Morecambe and Heysham on front wrapper.

    Stock ID: 21195
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  • [SWEDISH DESIGN INSTITUTE] HALD Arthur [Introduction][
    Swedish Design

    Stockholm Swedish Design Institute 1958

    14 +[2] +65 pages plates in colour and b/w of products. 4to. Perfect bound. Decorated wrappers. Wrappers a little worn else good. Loosely inserted 4pp list of manufacturers.Covers fabric, glass, ceramics, furniture etc.

    Stock ID: 22226
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  • [MANCHESTER 1887 ROYAL JUBILEE EXHIBITION] HOUGHTON, E[lizabeth] Ellen. [1853-1922]
    The Adventures of Little Manchester or, Recollections of the Royal Jubilee Exhibition

    Manchester Abel Heywood and Son 1887

    [18] pages illustrated with coloured line illustrations. Produced for Children. Worn and chipped at edges and wrappers dusty else good copy. ELiabeth Houghton was a painter, illustrator and ceramic artist [nee Bolton] in Warrington, Lancashire. Amongst other things she designed ceramic tiles, many of children's subjects for Minton's.

    Stock ID: 21849
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  • [WATT] NORTH LEE, Brian.
    The Bookplates of Leo Watt

    Wakefield West Yorkshire, Fleece Press 1988

    75pp, illustrated with tipped-in b/w plates, and reproductions of bookplates. Limited edition, this one of 270 copies bound with decorated paper covered boards, cloth spine with paper label in slip case. Label very slightly sun faded else very good.

    Stock ID: 21358
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  • CULLEN Gordon
    The Concise Townscape

    The Architectural Press 1971 Ist paperback edition with new material. Revised edition 1985

    Reprint. 200pp illustrated with b/w line ills and photographs. First published as a book in 1961 which in turn embraced articles first developed for Architectural Review. This is a key reference for those interested in visual coherence in towns.

    Stock ID: 21646
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  • Signed by Elbert Hubbard with photograph of Frank L Baum loosely inserted GOLDSMITH, Dr Oliver.
    The Deserted Village to which is prefaced some notes concerning a Little journey to "Sweet Auburn" as written by Elbert Hubbard.

    New York Aurora Village Roycroft Shop 1898

    no 18 of 470 copies. The Deserted Village was the first Roycroft book designed by W.W. Denslow. Denslow's 19 initials are outline letters, embellished with scrollwork, spiral flourishes, shamrocks, and other ornamental devices. The letters are printed in green and filled in by hand with gold paint. Dickinson's wove paper 11⅜ h × 9 w × ½ d in (290 × 230 mm). Green half cloth spine. Paper covered boards. Title in gilt on the green cloth on upper board. Some slight wear to corners, head and base of spine else a very good copy. Denslow, Hubbard and Baum are linked in this particular copy as Denslow, illustrated Baum's edition of the…

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    New York Aurora Village Roycroft Shop 1898

    no 18 of 470 copies. The Deserted Village was the first Roycroft book designed by W.W. Denslow. Denslow's 19 initials are outline letters, embellished with scrollwork, spiral flourishes, shamrocks, and other ornamental devices. The letters are printed in green and filled in by hand with gold paint. Dickinson's wove paper 11⅜ h × 9 w × ½ d in (290 × 230 mm). Green half cloth spine. Paper covered boards. Title in gilt on the green cloth on upper board. Some slight wear to corners, head and base of spine else a very good copy. Denslow, Hubbard and Baum are linked in this particular copy as Denslow, illustrated Baum's edition of the Wizard of Oz and other books by him and it is his photograph which is loosely inserted in the copy. Interesting connection. This copy one of the first 40 copies. Others of the first 40 were reputedly all extra illustrated editions although this copy does not have illustrations beyond the decorated letters by Denslow. Hubbard began his own prinnting conern, the Roycroft Press, inspired by William Morris's Kelmscott Press.

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    Stock ID: 22692
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  • BARTRAM. Alan,
    The English Lettering Tradition from 1700 to the present day

    London Lund Humphries 1986

    180pp illustrated with b/w photogravure plates. 4to. Very good with very good dust wrapper.

    Stock ID: 21918
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  • BRUCE Scott
    The Fifties and Sixties Lunch Box

    San Fransisco Chronicle Books 1988

    Dan Soper took most of the photographs. Long 4to. Wrappers. Colorful romp through the world of tin lunch box designs.

    Stock ID: 1148
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