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  • Raymond Myerscough-Walker Architect and Perspectivist by (MYERSCOUGH-WALKER)
    (MYERSCOUGH-WALKER)
    Raymond Myerscough-Walker Architect and Perspectivist

    London The Architectural Association 1984

    48pp illustrated with b/w photographs and line ills. Square small 4to. Decorated wrappers. Useful overview on the life and work of Myserscough Walker.

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  • John Hejduk: Mask of Medusa - Works 1947-1983 by HEJDUK, John & SHKAPICH, Kim.
    HEJDUK, John & SHKAPICH, Kim.
    John Hejduk: Mask of Medusa - Works 1947-1983

    New York Rizzoli International Publications, 1985

    First edition. Grey cloth covered boards. Good with slightly worn dust wrapper. 463 pages, illustrated in colour and black and white. "For the first time, and in a beautifully designed volume, the collected work projects, drawings, essays, and poems of one of America's foremost architects, architectural thinkers, and educators, John Hejduk, is brought together."

    Stock ID: 21689
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  • Vladivostok by HEJDUK, John. SHKAPICH, Kim [editor]
    HEJDUK, John. SHKAPICH, Kim [editor]
    Vladivostok A Trilogy

    New York Rizzoli International Publications, 1989

    272pp illustrated. Decorated wrappers. Small stain on upper wrapper else a very good copy Text in English and Russian. Loosely inserted is an invitation to a memorial to him to be held at The Cooper Union Foundation Building and an associated printed letter sent out to Alumni.

    Stock ID: 21688
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  • Arp by [ARP] SOBY, James Thrall. [Editor]
    [ARP] SOBY, James Thrall. [Editor]
    Arp

    New York Museum of Modern Art, distributed by Doubleday & Company. 1958

    126pp illustrated with b/w plates and one colour images on cardboard with cut outs. Articles by Jean Hans Arp, Richard Huelsenbeck, Robert Melville, Carola Giedion-Wilcker. 4to. Very good but with slightly worn dust wrapper.

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  • Bovisa by HEJDUK, John. MONEO, José Rafael. [ editor and essay by ]
    HEJDUK, John. MONEO, José Rafael. [ editor and essay by ]
    Bovisa

    New York & Cambridge Rizzoli and Harvard University Graduate School of Design 1987

    Unpaginated. c120pp. Colour and b/w drawings throughout. Trade paperback. Folio. Very good. Signed dedication copy from John Hejduk to Greg Gale. Contains the entry that Hejduk, then Dean of the School of Architecture at Cooper Union, submitted to the XVII Milan Triennale "Imagined Cities" for Bovisa, which is situated in a northern district Milan. Sought after title.

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  • CIAM 8: The Heart of the City: towards the humanisation of urban life by TYRWHITT J., SERT J.L. AND ROGERS E.N.
    TYRWHITT J., SERT J.L. AND ROGERS E.N.
    CIAM 8: The Heart of the City: towards the humanisation of urban life

    Lund Humphries 1952

    xii + 185pp illus. with colour and b/w ills. 4to. End papers by Steinberg. Decorated cloth. Good copy. Contributions by the authors + many opthers incl. Neutra, Holford, Sweeny, Gropius, Le Corbusier, Gideon. Reports on the eighth congress meeting of CIAM which focused on the central core of the city. the second part of the book comprises case studies of city core schemes by the group from Basle to Stevenage.

    Stock ID: 21684
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  • An Anthology of Houses by PIDGEON, Monica and CRSOBY Theo.
    PIDGEON, Monica and CRSOBY Theo.
    An Anthology of Houses

    London B T Batsford nd. [1960]

    174pp. 4to. Cloth. Very good with slightly worn dust wrapper. International survey of modern post war house design. 310 photographs, plans and diagrams. Succinct guide to house design

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  • Collage by JANIS, Harriet & BLESH, Rudi
    JANIS, Harriet & BLESH, Rudi
    Collage Personalities, Concepts & Techniques

    Chilton Company, Philidelphia & New York 1962

    302pp+ b/w ill, boards, good. In frayed and chipped dust wrapper. Includes discussion about Cubism, Futurism, Dada & Surrealism. Gregory Gale's copy with pencil note "gift from Bob Sluteky 6 March 1970".

    Stock ID: 21682
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  • Live in your head: by CONCEPTUAL ART:
    CONCEPTUAL ART:
    Live in your head: When attitudes become form. Works, concepts, processes, situations, information. An exhibition sponsored by Philip Morris Europe, Kunsthalle Bern, 22.3-27.4. 1969. (Catalogue.).

    Bern Philip Morris 1969

    170pp illustrated. Stiff card binder, oveprinted. This is a little dusty else good copy internally. Texts in English, French, German or Italian. This is the uniquely designed catalogue published in conjunction with "Live in Your Head: When Attitudes Become Form" - Harald Szeemann's landmark international survey of then new Conceptual and process works. Exhibited between March 22nd and April 27th 1969 at the Kunsthalle Bern, and sponsored by the Philip Morris Tobacco Company (!), the participants were Carl Andre, Giovanni Anselmo, Richard Artschwager, Thomas Bang, Jared Bark, Robert Barry, Joseph Beuys, Alighiero Boetti, Mel Bochner, Marinus Boezem, Michael Buthe, Pier Paolo Calzoleri, Paul Cotton, Hanne Darboven, Walter de Maria, Jan Dibbets, Ger Van Elk, Rafael…

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    Bern Philip Morris 1969

    170pp illustrated. Stiff card binder, oveprinted. This is a little dusty else good copy internally. Texts in English, French, German or Italian. This is the uniquely designed catalogue published in conjunction with "Live in Your Head: When Attitudes Become Form" - Harald Szeemann's landmark international survey of then new Conceptual and process works. Exhibited between March 22nd and April 27th 1969 at the Kunsthalle Bern, and sponsored by the Philip Morris Tobacco Company (!), the participants were Carl Andre, Giovanni Anselmo, Richard Artschwager, Thomas Bang, Jared Bark, Robert Barry, Joseph Beuys, Alighiero Boetti, Mel Bochner, Marinus Boezem, Michael Buthe, Pier Paolo Calzoleri, Paul Cotton, Hanne Darboven, Walter de Maria, Jan Dibbets, Ger Van Elk, Rafael Ferrer, Barry Flanagan, Ted Glass, Hans Haacke, Michael Heizer, Eva Hesse, Douglas Huebler, Paolo Icaro, Alain Jacquet, Neil Jenney, Stephen Kaltenbach, Jo Ann Kaplan, Edward Kienholz, Yves Klein, Joseph Kosuth, Jannis Kounellis, Gary B. Kuehn, Sol LeWitt, Bernd Lohaus, Richard Long, Roelof Louw, Bruce McLean, Walter de Maria, David Medalla, Mario Merz, Robert Morris, Bruce Nauman, Claes Oldenburg, Dennis Oppenheim, Panamarenko, Pino Pascali, Paul Pechter, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Emilio Prini, Markus Raetz, Allen Ruppersberg, Reiner Ruthenbeck, et al. Each artist has a single page which includes a portrait of the artist. Following its intial showing in Bern the exhibition travelled to the ICA in London. Hard to find.

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    Stock ID: 21681
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  • Mart Stam: documentation of his work 1920-1965 by SHARP Denis (ed.)
    SHARP Denis (ed.)
    Mart Stam: documentation of his work 1920-1965

    RIBA Publications Ltd 1970

    40pp illus with b/w plates. Blue wrappers with title lettering and texts. Based on a special issue of Bouwkundig Weekblad of December 1969. Includes a very useful source for his work and career. Stam was widely known in the Bauhaus circle and knew Ernest May. He remained active in the post war period at the Academy for Fine and Applied Art at Dresden and Berlin. Sticker on upper wrapper from Wittenborn & Co, New York.

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  • Re:Working Eisenman by (EISENMAN)
    (EISENMAN)
    Re:Working Eisenman

    London, Academy Editions 1993

    208pp with 140 illustrations, mostly in colour. Cloth, near fine in similar d/w. Collects together writings by and about Eisenman, including work by key authors such as Jacques Derrida and A. Benjamin. A fascinating record of the intersections between philosophy and practice in Eisenman's groundbreaking work.

    Stock ID: 21678
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  • Drawn to Nature: Gilbert Whiite and the Artists by MARTIN, Simon
    MARTIN, Simon
    Drawn to Nature: Gilbert Whiite and the Artists

    London Yale University Press 2021

    with an introduction by Sir David Attenborough. Dust wrapper and end papers designed by Mark Hearld. Book on the natural world as seen through the eyes of British Artists including John Piper, Eric Ravilious, Virginia Woolf and many others. Lovely item. New

    Stock ID: 21677
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  • Tatlin by ZHADOVA ALEKSEEVNA Larissa (Edited by)
    ZHADOVA ALEKSEEVNA Larissa (Edited by)
    Tatlin

    London Thames and Hudson 1988

    533pp b/w + colour illustrations. 4to. Black cloth boards with red embossed title on the spine + embossed publisher's logo on the upper board. Illustrated dust wrapper, slightly rubbed in places else a very good copy. An extensive analysis of Tatlin's work with over 500 colour and b/w illustrations. Foreword by K. M. Simonov, a speech that opened Tatlin's exhibition in Moscow 1977.

    Stock ID: 21676
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  • Gardening in Britain by HADFIELD, Miles.
    HADFIELD, Miles.
    Gardening in Britain

    London Hutchinson 1960

    482, [2]; 32 plates showing 48 mostly photographic illustrations, several other illustrations in the text. 8vo. Very good with very good dust wrapper designed by William McLaren. Exceptionally nice copy with lovely decorated dust wrapper. Ownership plate on front paste down. Decorated end papers which are plans of gardens.

    Stock ID: 21664
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  • TIPPING, Avary H.
    English Gardens

    London Country Life

    lxiv, 375pp illustrated with 521 photogravure plates. Folio. Original publisher's cloth backed green buckram boards, lettered gilt on spine and on front cover .. All edges gilt. Marbled end papers. Spine slightly faded, slight rubbing at head and base of spine else very good. Discusses, fifty two important gardens including Abbotswood, Warley Place, Munstead Wood, Gravetye, Bodnant, Chequers, Hestercombe, Iford, Powis and many more.

    Stock ID: 21663
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  • Living with Design by HICKS David
    HICKS David
    Living with Design

    London Widenfeld and Nicholson md c1977

    287pp illustrated with 335 ills, 220 in b/w 4to. Very good with very good dust wrapper. Series of case studies on house design, interiors and gardens. Semi autobiographical, it traces his career and discusses his approaches to design.

    Stock ID: 21655
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  • [JEKYLL] TOOLEY, Michael. [edited by]
    Gertrude Jekyll: Artist, Gardener Craftswoman: A collection of essays to mark the 50th Anniversary of her death

    Witton le Wear, Durham Michaelmus Books 1984

    158pp illustrated in b/w. Decorated end paper. 4to. This copy is in mint, unmarked condition bound in black cloth covered boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. Limited edition. This copy is number 4. Compliments slip from Michael Tooley laid in with a couple of other small inserts. Armourial bookplate on front end paper. David Hinge's copy.

    Stock ID: 21653
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  • Modern Gardens by SHEPHEARD Peter
    SHEPHEARD Peter
    Modern Gardens

    London The Architectural Press 1953

    144p ills with 291 b/w plates. 4to. Bright copy in slightly worn dust wrapper that has a one inch chip missing form head of spine and slight foxing on front end paper. First edition. Important book on mid 20th century garden design by this key practitioner involved with the Festival Gardens at the South Bank and Battersea which are featured alongside works of Tunnard, Burle Marx, Koch and others. Scarce. Ownership label of David Gerald Francis Hinge on frong paste down.

    Stock ID: 21649
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  • James Gibbs by FRIEDMANN, Terry
    FRIEDMANN, Terry
    James Gibbs

    New Haven and London Yale University Press 1985

    362pp. illustrated throughout in b/w photographs and a few colour illustrations. 4to. Cloth boards with gilt title lettering on spine. Very good copy in original dustwrapper. Armourial bookplate on front pastedown.

    Stock ID: 21638
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  • MUTHESIUS Stefan
    The English Terraced House

    Yale University Press 1982

    x + 278pp illustrated with 13 colour and over 200 b/w photo ills. 4to. Vg with very good dust wrapper. Expertly constructed study of the most common form of the English House (includes Wales). A key text on all kinds of terraced housing. Loosely inserted journal clippings. Armourial bookplate on front pastedown.

    Stock ID: 21636
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