Design

  • 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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  • [WHITENEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART] PHLLIPS. Lisa (introduction)
    Shape and Environment: Furniture by American Architects

    New York Whitney Museum of American Art Fairfield County 1982

    60pp illustrated with b/w photographic illustrations. Square 4to. Blue decorated wrappers. Good copy. Documents the furniture and architecture of Charles Eames, Eero Saarinen, Frank Gehry, Ulrich Franzen, Frank Lloyd Wright, and others. Useful introduction to furniture designs particularly mid century modern.

    Stock ID: 18297
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  • [WELSH COSTUMES] John Newman and Co.
    Six Welsh Costumes

    London 48 Watling Street, John Newman & Co, nd c1848-1874

    Set of six black and white engravings with tissue guards. This set comprises: 1. Farmer's daughters, Farm Servant, Market Woman, Farmer's Wife., 2. Welsh Costumes no 2., 3. Market Scene North Wales. 4. Going to Market. 5. Market Scene, Cardiganshire, 6. The Bidding. [after 'The Bidding' attributed to Richard Dadd, c. 1840] Newman and Co. produced prints of Welsh costumes in the second half of the 19th century for the tourist market and were sold locally. Some of these images bear the name of the seller which was D LL Lewis of Rhyl.. All these prints have been mounted in the past but are now preserved in a modern gilt lettered folder.

    Stock ID: 20424
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  • Specifications by [VITROLITE] PILKINGTON BROTHERS LTD
    [VITROLITE] PILKINGTON BROTHERS LTD
    Specifications

    St. Helens Lancashire Published by the firm undated c 1950

    vpp + 11pp section on Bathrooms and 15pp section on business premises including a hairdresser salon, department store and brewery amongst others . Fabulous colour illustrations of schemes + detailed specifications for individual elements of schemes. 4to. Laminated boards. Very good.

    Stock ID: 21148
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  • BROWN. Sarah,
    Stained Glass: An Illustrated History

    London Studio Editions 1992

    176pp. Colour and b/w ills. 4to. Vg. Cloth cover, in decorated dust wrapper. Richly illustrated history, documenting 900 years of stained glass art from the medieval church to the gothic revival, through to the late twentieth century. Typed index loosely inserted inside back cover.

    Stock ID: 17255
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  • PIPER John
    Stained Glass: art or anti-art

    London Studio Vista 1968

    95pp Illustrated with b/w plates. Decorated wrappers. Rubbed at all edges. Discussion of the painter's role in stained glass past and present. Useful essay on the subject. Hard to find.

    Stock ID: 21446
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  • Stained Glass from Shrigley & Hunt of Lancaster and London by WATERS William (vol. ed. MCLINTOCK Marion)
    WATERS William (vol. ed. MCLINTOCK Marion)
    Stained Glass from Shrigley & Hunt of Lancaster and London

    University of Lancaster Centre for North-West Regional Studies 2003

    87 pp. Colour and b/w ills throughout. 4to. Decorated boards. Very good copy. Detailed account of the history of Shrigley & Hunt, one of the finest stained glass manufacturers of the late 19th century. 50th volume in series published by Centre for North-West Regional Studies.

    Stock ID: 21451
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  • MARKS. Richard,
    Stained Glass in England During the Middle Ages

    London, Routledge 1993

    xxvi, 301pp. B/w figures throughout the text. 30 colour plates. 4to. Black cloth boards in decorated dust wrapper. Vg copy. With chapters on technique and iconography. Marks was Professor of Stained Glass at York University where he remained until 2008. In 2006-7 he was elected to Visiting Fellowships at Fitzwilliam and Churchill colleges and Corpus Christi College, Oxford.

    Stock ID: 17193
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  • Stained Glass Work by WHALL, C.W.
    WHALL, C.W.
    Stained Glass Work The Artistic Crafts Series of Technical Handbooks

    London, John Hogg 1905

    xxviii, 390pp with 73 numbered black and white figures throughout, and 23pp of XVI numbered full page plates. Slightly faded boards with black title on front and cloth spine. A lovely illustrated reference book.

    Stock ID: 21453
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  • Stealing Beauty: British Design Now by [ICA]
    [ICA]
    Stealing Beauty: British Design Now An ICA Exhibition in association with Perrier Jouet Champagne

    London ICA designed by Graphic Thought Facility 1999

    104pp on various weights and types of paper plus 8 colour printed interleaved inserts and rear colophon card. Spiral bound with plastic binder. Very good copy. Graphic Thought Facility was originally invited to exhibit its work as part of Stealing Beauty, the first design exhibition to be held at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London. Instead, the designers asked to create the exhibition graphics and catalogue. The spiral binding gives the book the informal quality of a notebook. Moreover, with postcards, questionnaires, and the sponsor's own logo (a label from a champagne bottle) bound into the book, each copy appears to be made by hand, even though they were mass…

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    London ICA designed by Graphic Thought Facility 1999

    104pp on various weights and types of paper plus 8 colour printed interleaved inserts and rear colophon card. Spiral bound with plastic binder. Very good copy. Graphic Thought Facility was originally invited to exhibit its work as part of Stealing Beauty, the first design exhibition to be held at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London. Instead, the designers asked to create the exhibition graphics and catalogue. The spiral binding gives the book the informal quality of a notebook. Moreover, with postcards, questionnaires, and the sponsor's own logo (a label from a champagne bottle) bound into the book, each copy appears to be made by hand, even though they were mass produced. Scarce.

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    Stock ID: 20823
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  • BETJEMAN, John.
    Summoned by Bells

    London John Murray 1960

    111pp, decorated endpapers. 8vo decorated green cloth with dw, a very good copy. Association copy of two friends; Gavin Stamp and Stephen Coles, with both individuals bookplates and Stephen Coles signature on the front pastedown, Gavin Stamp's bookplate dated 1976. Loosely inserted news cutting on Peggy Purey-Cust at the page about her in Betjeman's poem. From the collection of Gavin Stamp.

    Stock ID: 20143
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  • [FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN] INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ARTS
    Ten Decades: A review of British Taste 1851-1951

    London ICA and The Arts Counil 1951

    Unpaginated. 221 numbers + index of artists. Small stapled catalogue printed by Lund Humphries. Loosely inserted small "With Compliments" card from the Director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts. Organising committee comprised Geoffrey Grigson, Robin Ironside, Benedict Nicholson, Roland Penrose and Ewan Phillips. Research by Ronald Alley and Lavina Stainton. Intro by Grigson. [ 3pp] Wrappers very slightly age toned. In neat hand number 514 written on upper wrapper. Useful insights into the selection of items considered tasteful.

    Stock ID: 21463
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  • The Art of Decoration by HAWEIS Mrs
    HAWEIS Mrs
    The Art of Decoration

    London Chatto and Windus Piccadilly 1889

    xxiv + 407pp, frontis + 74 plates. Decorated cloth with silver aesthetic movement motifs. Cracked at front hinge and a little rubbed on all edges. Mary Eliza Haweis sets out her ideas about interior decoration, furniture and furnishings generally, ahead of their time for the emphasis she puts on the need for art and beauty in the ordinary middle-class home. From the library of Gavin Stamp with his book plate.

    Stock ID: 20720
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  • The Book of English Fireplaces by KELLY Alison
    KELLY Alison
    The Book of English Fireplaces

    London Country Life 1968

    96pp illus with 115 b/w photographic illustrations and line ills. Small 4to. Very good with good dust wrapper. Useful overview on the design of fireplaces in gothic, classical and traditional styles.

    Stock ID: 6030
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  • PORCELAIN
    The Collection of Porcelain Objects of Art and Decorative Furniture of the late Sir Trevor Lawrence BART., K.C.V.O

    London Messrs., Christies Manson and Wood 1916

    71pp, 633 numbers, 7 b/w plates mainly of Chinese and Japanese pieces. Boards, cloth spine. A little dusty else good. Sold on Monday May 29 1916 and during the following three days. Trevor Lawrence, (1831-1913) trained as a surgeon, before becoming an MP and eventually President of the Royal Horticultural Society. He was a well-known collector of objets d'art, particularly oriental, and especially Japanese art, western porcelain and old lace.

    Stock ID: 20616
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  • DE LA VALLETTE John (Editor)
    The Conquest of Ugliness: A collection of contemporary views on the place of art in industry.

    London, Methuen 1935

    pp xii, 207, frontis, 15 plates. Foreword by H. R. H. The Prince of Wales. Contributors include William Llewellyn, John A. Milne, J. Spedan Lewis, Joan Evans, Dorothy Braddell. Original cloth. VG De Calette was involved in the Exhibition of British Art in Industry and indeed was thought to be the driving force behind it. Great little book on designing with beauty in mind.

    Stock ID: 7188
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  • STAMP, Gavin & GOULANCOURT, Andre.
    The English House 1860 - 1914. The Flowering of English Domestic Architecture.

    London Faber and Faber 1986

    254 p., profusely illustrated with black & white and colour plates. Long 4to cloth with dw, Wrapper a little creased at the edges else very good indeed. Very useful survey ranging between picturesque cottages to grand houses and covering the contrasting Arts and Crafts approach to traditional Victorian and Edwardian designs.

    Stock ID: 20010
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  • The Enjoyment and Use of Colour by SARGENT Walter
    SARGENT Walter
    The Enjoyment and Use of Colour

    New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1924 (1923)

    xi (1)+ 274pp colour plates + b/w diagrams. 4to cloth boards, gilt title. untrimmed front edge. Some minor rubbing to the corners, verso has slight mark, pen inscription to the fep. generally vg. A comprehensive examination of colour, Sargent was professor of Art education at The University of Chicago.

    Stock ID: 18737
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  • The Glass Engravings of John Hutton by [HUTTON]
    [HUTTON]
    The Glass Engravings of John Hutton

    Windsor, Berks. Designed and printed by John B Reed Ltd nd c1965

    Stiff card wrappers. 30 b/w images with accompanying text reviewing the engraved glass of John Hutton. Begins with the work he did at Coventry Cathedral. Other examples include Ottawa and Newcastle upon Tyne Civic Centre. No author or publisher cited but appears to have been written by John Hutton himself. Useful publication on his techniques. Ephemeral item.

    Stock ID: 21457
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  • THE GRAPHIC 1924 May 24th 1924 no 2843 Volume CIX Empire Exhibition Number by WEMBLEY EXHIBITION 1924
    WEMBLEY EXHIBITION 1924
    THE GRAPHIC 1924 May 24th 1924 no 2843 Volume CIX Empire Exhibition Number

    781-848pp + 4pp period ads including wrappers. Colourful decorated wrappers depicting Britannia. 270x380mm Centre fold by Donald Maxwell, which is a colour panorama of the exhibition. Staples rusted so this has become detached. Upper wrapper dusty else very good. An extensive review of the exhibition focusing on the contributions of Great Britain, India and Canada with a double page on States ruled by Women.

    Stock ID: 20419
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