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  • Chicago: the most architectural city (Special Issue) by  (Architectural Review)
    (Architectural Review)
    Chicago: the most architectural city (Special Issue) October 1977, Vol 162, No 968

    London The Architectural Press 1977

    Pages numbered 191-260+48pp of period advertisements, b/w photographs and illustrations. 4to. Decorated wrappers. A special issue on Chicago by Lance Wright and Colin Amery, wih contributions by Nory Miller, Tom Beeby and John Craib-Cox. Design by Colin Jenkins.

    Stock ID: 16704
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  • Eidos by  [EIDOS ]  EATES, Margot.,  RAMSDEN, E. H.
    [EIDOS ] EATES, Margot., RAMSDEN, E. H.
    Eidos A Journal of Painting, Sculpture and Design

    London, Newman Wolsey 1950

    3 volumes, English Periodical. All published., b/w ill, 4to. Original cellulose acetate dw. No.1 May-June 1950, No.2 Sept-Oct 1950, No.3 Nov-Dec 1950. Dust wrapper slightly torn on Nos. 2 and 3. A complete run of the journal, very good indeed. Eidos takes the whole world of painting, sculpture and design, ancient and modern, eastern and western, for its province and would seek in principal to serve them all. Contributions on major contemporary artists including Hepworth, Nicholson et al. Cross cultural journal with articles in French and English. Includes contributions from Herbert Read, John Gloag and many others.

    Stock ID: 14249
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  • Architectural History
    Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain Volumes 1-25 [SAHGB]

    London: The Society of Architectural Historians 1958- 1984

    Small quarto. Wrappers to each volume in variant colours. Annual all in very good condition. One of the leading periodicals in its field. Includes index of volumes 1 to 25.

    Stock ID: 19096
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  • Living Arts, Complete set:  Vol 1,2,3 (all published) by  Short-lived publication providing a vital insight into contemporary cultural activity of the period (ICA) CROSBY. Theo, BODLEY, John.  [Edited] HOUSE Gordon [Designed]
    Short-lived publication providing a vital insight into contemporary cultural activity of the period (ICA) CROSBY. Theo, BODLEY, John. [Edited] HOUSE Gordon [Designed]
    Living Arts, Complete set: Vol 1,2,3 (all published)

    London Institute of Contemporary Arts + Tillotsons (Bolton) LTD 1963-1964

    Comprising of 3 volumes. All laminated wrappers as issued. Uniform square 4to. All published. . No1:107pp, captioned b/w illustrations throughout. Slightly chipped at the head and base of the spine, minor rubbing in places. Artists noted include Lawrence Alloway, Richard Smith, Cornelius Cardew amongst others. No2: 127pp, captioned b/ w illustrations throughout. Cover arrangement by Richard Hamilton, photograph taken by Robert Freeman. Contains the Archigram/Living City architectural feature by Warren Chalk, Peter Cook, Dennis Crompton, Ben Fether, David Greene, Ron Herron, Peter Taylor and Michael Webb. No3: 128pp captioned b/w illustrations throughout. Minor chipping at the head and base of the spine. Cover Photograph by Geoffrey Gale. Contributors include Reyner Banham, Gillo Dorfles + Poems by Roy Fisher, Geoffrey Hill and Patrick Featherstone. Living Arts was a documentary magazine designed to complement the activities of the ICA with particular but not exclusive interest in the visual arts and architecture. It also published work in the fields of literature music and philosophy.

    Stock ID: 18593
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  • Premier Issue
    Perspectives on Architecture: Issue 1 Volume 1

    London Perspectives April 1994

    96 pp colour + b/w illustrations + period ads. 4to illustrated gloss wrapper VG. First issue of this journal, with a piece on the Prince of Wales, unusually 'speaking up for modern architecture'. A good source of insight into architectural projects of the period including an article titled 'It came from outer space' giving a critique of Nicholas Grimshaw's arrivals and departure building at London Waterloo. As well as a piece titled 'Where will the millenium cash go?' The introduction preceded by a line illustration by Ptolemy Dean states the new journal's philosophy of bridging the gap between professionals and the public.

    Stock ID: 18211
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  • (The Face) LOGAN Nick [Editor] + Others by THE FIRST 100 ISSUES
    (The Face) LOGAN Nick [Editor] + Others

    London Wagadon. Logan May 1980 - September 1988

    Issues 1-100, all present. A very good set . Iconic monthly independent music, fashion and culture publication launched in May 1980. This set covers the majority of the 1980's, documenting a number of fashion and music trends including The New Romantics. From 1981 to 1986, Neville Brody was typographer, graphic designer, and art director of the magazine. Covers include David Bowie, The Specials , Annie Lennox, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Paul Weller, Malcolm McLaren, Boy George + many more. The significance of The Face is highlighted by its inclusion in the Design Museum's permanent collection.

    Stock ID: 18500
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  • One of the great limited edition "little" design magazines CROSBY, Theo. (Editor)
    Uppercase Numbers 1-5

    London Whitefriars Press 1958-1961

    Unpaginated. Small 8vo.175x 140 mm. Decorated gatefold wraps. Good set of this elusive short lived journal. Issue 1 features Eduardo Paolozzi and others. Issue 2 comprises the catalogue of the exhibition at the Mayor Gallery London in May 1959 comprising paintings, collages, reliefs by Edward Wright between 1955 and 1959. Also includes material on Richard Hamilton. and Kurt Schwitters. Issue 3 leads on a major article by Alison and Peter Smithson with photographs by Roger Mayne. Issue 4 concerns the work of the sculptor, William Turnbull and Issue 5 features an important article on visual language and symbols in the work of Tomas Maldonado and the Hochschule für Gestaltung in Ulm, plus Roger Mayne's photographic series of Southam Street in London. All in very good order, although number 3 is slightly faded on the spine and number 5 has a small scratch on upper wrapper. Hard to find in this condition. This short lived journal which is influential because of its design, typography and content, was limited to between 1000 and 1500 copies for each issue. The last issue expanding to 1500 copies. Of this magazine, Theo Crosby said, "Uppercase is a journal of the graphic arts, it will deal with the whole field of visual communication and, if some of the connections are tenuous, then the reader must bridge the gap with his own experience and imagination".

    Stock ID: 19202
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