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  • Artforum International by [ARTFORUM] COPLANS, John
    [ARTFORUM] COPLANS, John
    Artforum International Volume XIV no 7

    New York Artforum International Magazine 1976

    82pp illustrated with b/w plates and some colour illustrated adverts. Worn at corners and spine else good copy of this leading journal. Lead article by Brian O'Docherty on Gallery Space - Inside the White Cube. [ Part 1] Other articles on Women and Photography by Jeff Perrone. Oldenburg's Mouse by Phil Patton + other items. Wrappers a little worn else good copy.

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  • Artforum International: Manet's Sources : Aspects of his Art, 1859-1865 by Michael Fried by [ARTFORUM] BAKOWSKY, Jack.
    [ARTFORUM] BAKOWSKY, Jack.
    Artforum International: Manet's Sources : Aspects of his Art, 1859-1865 by Michael Fried Volume VII no 7

    New York Charles Cowles March 1969

    Special Issue. 97pp illustrated with b/w plates and some colour illustrated adverts. Worn at corners and spine else good copy of this leading journal.

    Stock ID: 21301
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  • Artforum International by [ARTFORUM] BAKOWSKY, Jack.
    [ARTFORUM] BAKOWSKY, Jack.
    Artforum International Volume XXXI no 2

    New York Charles Cowles 1969

    74pp illustrated in colour and black and white. Some period ads for exhibition including David Hockney's. Grimms Fairy Tales. Lead article by Robert Smithson, "Incidents of Mirror Travel in the Yucatan" which also provides the cover design. Others featured include Richard Serra, Edouard Manet. Ads for Les Levine, Robert Crumb, Stephen Kaltenbach Teach art .Square 4to. Edges and corners a little rubbed.

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  • Artforum International by [ARTFORUM] BAKOWSKY, Jack.
    [ARTFORUM] BAKOWSKY, Jack.
    Artforum International Volume XXXI no 2

    New York Komer, Landesman & Guarino, 1992

    121pp illustrated in colour and black and white. Many period ads for exhibitions. Square 4to.

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  • Artforum International Summer 1987 by [ARTFORUM] MILLER, Charles [ed]
    [ARTFORUM] MILLER, Charles [ed]
    Artforum International Summer 1987 Volume XXV no 10

    New York Komer, Landesman & Guarino, 1987

    136pp +with c20pp period ads. Square 4to. Cover design by Tom Otterness. Illustrated throughout with line ills, colour and black and white photographs including two by Bruce Weber. Good copy. Articles include Kay Larson on Clement Greenberg, Jan Hoet on Exhibiting Art + many more articles. The American-based international art journal Artforum has proved one of the most prominent and influential of art history's critical journals.

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  • Old English Fireplaces by CLAYGATE BRICKFIELDS LTD.,
    CLAYGATE BRICKFIELDS LTD.,
    Old English Fireplaces

    Ockham, Surrey Published by the firm 1932

    Items numbered d1-D80 + [2]pp un-numbered at the end. Long 8vo. D series catalogue of mostly fireplaces with small section at the end on Sundials. Rebound in quarter cloth with marbled end papers, preserving the original wrappers. Gilt lettering on spine. Original wrapper have and image of a detached 30s house on upper wrapper and a room setting on lower wrapper, both drawn by Joseph Pike.

    Stock ID: 21297
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  • Du Cubisme a l'Art Abstrait by DELAUNAY, Robert.
    DELAUNAY, Robert.
    Du Cubisme a l'Art Abstrait Documents inédits publiés par Pierre Francastel et suivis d'un catalogue de l'oeuvre de R. Delaunay par Guy Habasque.

    Paris, S.E.V.P.E.N., 1957

    415 p. + 24 plates (8 colour) with 25 ill.; 4 additional ill. in text from drawings. Paper wrapper with dust wrapper which has a colouR Dealunay design on upper wrapper. Previously unpublished papers of Robert Delaunay organised in four parts. The last section is a catalogue of the work of R. Delaunay by Guy Habasque With an introduction by Robert Delaunay. Includes interviews, historic notes about the paintings, lists of works, lists of interviews, etc. Dust wrapper is fragile. It is slightly browned and clipped at head and base of spine with a small c 10mm square missing from upper wrapper. Previous owner's name on end paper.

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  • FERRISS Hugh (1889 – 1962)
    The Metropolis of Tomorrow

    [1929] The Architectural Press 1986

    UK reprint in parallel with Princeton University Reprint. 199pp illustrated with b/w line ills. 4to. Black dust wrapper with red titles. Very good copy this reprint edition of Ferris's first book on the contemporary city illustrated with his famous moody images of the city focusing on skyscrapers and cityscapes often made against night skies or in the fog. Black wrapper slightly faded. Previous owner's name in neat hand on half title.

    Stock ID: 21295
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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.

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  • [TROUGHTON MCASLAN] MOORE, Rowan
    Architecture Troughton McAslan

    London Published by the firm 202 Kensington Church Streeet no date 1993-1994

    44pp. Large 4to. Illustrated with b/w and colour photographs, architectural drawings etc. Introduction by Ken Powell. Time line of major projects included. Fine copy.

    Stock ID: 21289
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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.

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  • Thames house by the New Lambeth Bridge by [THAMES HOUSE] BAINES, Sir Frank (Architect) WORMALD, Charles photographs by
    [THAMES HOUSE] BAINES, Sir Frank (Architect) WORMALD, Charles photographs by
    Thames house by the New Lambeth Bridge

    London Undated c1929

    Metal spiral bound. Stiff card wrappers which when opened out show a panorama of the New Lambeth Bridge and its relationship to Thames House. 240 x340mm Promotional booklet produced at the time of initial construction a description of the buildings which could be used to promote it office accommodation. 40 sepia photographs with captions. Shows parts of the building furnished and unfurnished. Effectively the whole building was two blocks linked by a bridge structure. At the time of publication, the offices of Pearson and Dorman Long Limited and the International Nickel Company of Canada Limited were in occupation. Their suites are illustrated. In a slightly worn custom made envelope. Thames House served as the ICI…

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    London Undated c1929

    Metal spiral bound. Stiff card wrappers which when opened out show a panorama of the New Lambeth Bridge and its relationship to Thames House. 240 x340mm Promotional booklet produced at the time of initial construction a description of the buildings which could be used to promote it office accommodation. 40 sepia photographs with captions. Shows parts of the building furnished and unfurnished. Effectively the whole building was two blocks linked by a bridge structure. At the time of publication, the offices of Pearson and Dorman Long Limited and the International Nickel Company of Canada Limited were in occupation. Their suites are illustrated. In a slightly worn custom made envelope. Thames House served as the ICI Headquarters till 1994. Part has been occupied by MI5.

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  • Architectural Design in Concrete by BENNETT, T.P.
    BENNETT, T.P.
    Architectural Design in Concrete

    London Ernest Benn Ltd 1927

    24pp + 100 b/w plates period ads. Photographs by F. R. Yerbury. 4to, cloth boards illustrated dust wrapper. Dust wrapper worn and a bit dusty. A well illustrated overview of concrete architecture. The plates illustrate the use of concrete in building projects; (from the Introductory information): contemporary architects have been forced to regard concrete as a building material of increasing importance and to give it a place of prominence in design which was unknown in the nineteenth century; examples from Breslau, Germany Centennial Hall; a Restaurant in Cologne; The Leipzig Exhibition Hall; a concrete exhibition structure in Cologne; British pavilion at British Empire Exhibition Wembley; a garden pavilion Ramsgate England; San Diego California monument…

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    London Ernest Benn Ltd 1927

    24pp + 100 b/w plates period ads. Photographs by F. R. Yerbury. 4to, cloth boards illustrated dust wrapper. Dust wrapper worn and a bit dusty. A well illustrated overview of concrete architecture. The plates illustrate the use of concrete in building projects; (from the Introductory information): contemporary architects have been forced to regard concrete as a building material of increasing importance and to give it a place of prominence in design which was unknown in the nineteenth century; examples from Breslau, Germany Centennial Hall; a Restaurant in Cologne; The Leipzig Exhibition Hall; a concrete exhibition structure in Cologne; British pavilion at British Empire Exhibition Wembley; a garden pavilion Ramsgate England; San Diego California monument at Balboa Park, Fine Arts Building, Los Angeles Church of St. John; lumber storehouse in Cassell, Germany, many more examples from the U.S.A.

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    Stock ID: 21286
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  • Fantastic Architecture [1960] by CONRADS, Ulrich & SPERLICH, Hans G.
    CONRADS, Ulrich & SPERLICH, Hans G.
    Fantastic Architecture [1960]

    London The Architectural Press 1963

    187pp illustrated with b/w plates and line ills. 4to. Very good in slightly edge worn dust wrapper which has a couple of small tears. First English edition, translated from the German. Documents included many not seen previously which records the unusual & visionary in 20th century architecture. Typical of the period when design was exploring experimental approaches. Includes projects by Le Corbusier, Lissitsky, Goff, Kiesler, Niemeyer and many others. Signature of Colin Amery on free end paper. From 1957-1988 he was chief editor of the journal "Bauwelt", from 1981 to 1998 publisher and chief editor of the bilingual journal "Daidalos." As an architectural critic he brought to the attention, through monitoring movements in architecture,…

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    London The Architectural Press 1963

    187pp illustrated with b/w plates and line ills. 4to. Very good in slightly edge worn dust wrapper which has a couple of small tears. First English edition, translated from the German. Documents included many not seen previously which records the unusual & visionary in 20th century architecture. Typical of the period when design was exploring experimental approaches. Includes projects by Le Corbusier, Lissitsky, Goff, Kiesler, Niemeyer and many others. Signature of Colin Amery on free end paper. From 1957-1988 he was chief editor of the journal "Bauwelt", from 1981 to 1998 publisher and chief editor of the bilingual journal "Daidalos." As an architectural critic he brought to the attention, through monitoring movements in architecture, aspects of design which were highly influential in modern construction.

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  • The New Generation 1964 by ROBERTSON Bryan (foreword)
    ROBERTSON Bryan (foreword)
    The New Generation 1964

    Whitechapel Gallery London 1964

    106pp illus with b/w and colour plates. Square small 4to. Good copy of this useful catalogue. Catalogue to accompany the art exhibition (sponsored by the Peter Stuyvesant Foundation) at London's Whitechapel Gallery during March to November 1964, showing works by Derek Boshier, Patrick Caulfield, Anthony Donaldson, David Hockney, John Hoyland, Paul Huxley, Allen Jones, Peter Phillips, Patrick Procktor, Bridget Riley, Michael Vaughan and Brett Whiteley. Cover photograph by Lord Snowdon. The exhibition captured the spirit of the era and followed earlier pioneering exhibitions curated at the Whitechapel gallery, notably "This is Tomorrow in 1956". It was the first of a series of exhibitions with the title "The New Generation": In 1965 th exhibition was…

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    Whitechapel Gallery London 1964

    106pp illus with b/w and colour plates. Square small 4to. Good copy of this useful catalogue. Catalogue to accompany the art exhibition (sponsored by the Peter Stuyvesant Foundation) at London's Whitechapel Gallery during March to November 1964, showing works by Derek Boshier, Patrick Caulfield, Anthony Donaldson, David Hockney, John Hoyland, Paul Huxley, Allen Jones, Peter Phillips, Patrick Procktor, Bridget Riley, Michael Vaughan and Brett Whiteley. Cover photograph by Lord Snowdon. The exhibition captured the spirit of the era and followed earlier pioneering exhibitions curated at the Whitechapel gallery, notably "This is Tomorrow in 1956". It was the first of a series of exhibitions with the title "The New Generation": In 1965 th exhibition was for sculptors, most of whom had studied on Caro's now celebrated course at St Martin's School of Art, and included young tigers such as William Tucker, Tim Scott and Philip King. Others in the series were held in 1966 to 1968 after which Robertson left the Whitechapel to take up a New York position as director of State University of New YorkM museum.

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  • Five Architects: Eisenman, Graves, Gwathmey, Hejduk, Meier by EISENMAN Peter
    EISENMAN Peter
    Five Architects: Eisenman, Graves, Gwathmey, Hejduk, Meier

    New York Oxford University Press 1975

    137pp illustrated in black and white with photographs, line illustrations including architects' drawings. Square 4to. Laminated white wrappers with list of architects featured on upper wrapper. Wrappers slightly aged. Leading edge of upper wrapper slightly bumped. Written in the early 1970's against a puzzling backdrop & burgeoning interest in post modern architecture & design. Very good images. Stamp from Architectural Press on half title indicating it had been received for review.

    Stock ID: 21198
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  • Monel Metal Sink Units: by [MONEL METAL SINKS]
    [MONEL METAL SINKS]
    Monel Metal Sink Units: Catalogue of Standard Models + 4 related pamphlets promoting the installation of the sinks.

    London Henry Wiggin & Co. Limited, Thames House, Milllbank London S.W. 1 nd c1950

    16pp catalogue of kitchen sinks with specifications of each model. Price list pasted into verso of book. Stapled catalogue with lettered wrappers which art art deco in style. Loosely inserted are four related pamphlets produced by Henry Wiggin and Company Lmited. Each long 8vo. Stapled. a} Modern Homes Have Modern Kitchens: Bungalows erected by John Dickie & Son Limited, Cathcart [ Glasgow} 8pp illustrated with b/w plates. b} New Kitchens for Old with Model Metal 8pp colour wrappers with ideas on kitchen planning within. c}Kitchen points & plans 8pp illustrated. Sic kitchen plans prepared by Oliver Hill F. R. I. B. A. d} The Sink…

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    London Henry Wiggin & Co. Limited, Thames House, Milllbank London S.W. 1 nd c1950

    16pp catalogue of kitchen sinks with specifications of each model. Price list pasted into verso of book. Stapled catalogue with lettered wrappers which art art deco in style. Loosely inserted are four related pamphlets produced by Henry Wiggin and Company Lmited. Each long 8vo. Stapled. a} Modern Homes Have Modern Kitchens: Bungalows erected by John Dickie & Son Limited, Cathcart [ Glasgow} 8pp illustrated with b/w plates. b} New Kitchens for Old with Model Metal 8pp colour wrappers with ideas on kitchen planning within. c}Kitchen points & plans 8pp illustrated. Sic kitchen plans prepared by Oliver Hill F. R. I. B. A. d} The Sink that pays for itself in Hotels, Rstaurants, Hospitals, Publi Houses, Insitutions Private Homes: 8pp Photo wrappers with green titles, illustrated with b/w photographs throughout arranged as a photomontage.

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    Stock ID: 21196
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  • A Masque of Days by [CRANE, Walter]
    [CRANE, Walter]
    A Masque of Days Words by Elia, Dresses and Decorations by Walter Crane

    London, Melbourne and Paris Cassell and Company 1901

    Unpaginated. [4]pp prelims + 40pp, French fold pages. 285 x 210mm. Cloth spine, Paper covered boards. Decorated end papers. Slightly rubbed at edges else good copy. Essays of Elia is a collection of essays written by Charles Lamb; it was first published in book form in 1823, with a second volume, Last Essays of Elia, issued in 1833 by the publisher Edward Moxon. Illustrated in colour throughout; each page has an image with text inset.

    Stock ID: 21032
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  • A Bottle of Notes and Some Voyages by Signed by Claes Oldenburg (OLDENBURG) CELANT Germano
    Signed by Claes Oldenburg (OLDENBURG) CELANT Germano
    A Bottle of Notes and Some Voyages Claes Oldenburg & Coosje van Bruggen

    Sunderland Northern Centre for Contemporary Arts, sponsored by the Henry Moore Foundation et al. 1988

    234 pages of bw and colour photographs and illustrations of art work by the artists. Stiff card covers with illustrated wrappers over. Loosely inserted private view card for the Leeds showing of this exhibition and an associated press release. Signed on the half title by Claes Oldenburg. Great catalogue made for a major touring show of works made by Oldenburg and his wife Coosje van Bruggen.

    Stock ID: 21280
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  • Garden Suggestions by WILLIAM WOOD & Son Ltd.,
    WILLIAM WOOD & Son Ltd.,
    Garden Suggestions

    Taplow, Buckinghamshire Wm Wood & Son Ltd. nd c1928

    12pp, illustrated with b/w plates. Long 4to. Lettered wrappers. Inside wrapper has a list of recent projects under the title "Achievements." Wm. Wood and Son was a well known firm of garden designers and contractors by Royal Appointment. Images in this catalogue focuses on small garden houses, some with thatched roofs, greenhouses with a centrefold showing some of their layouts with ponds, rockeries, pergolas etc. Lovely small item.

    Stock ID: 21279
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