Architecture & Design

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  • Royal Academy Exhibition of British Art in Industy
    Illustrated Souvenir of British Art in Industry with the prospectus for the exhibition

    1935 London: Royal Academy of Art, 1935.

    108pp. + 20pp. of adverts, 108 illustrations, including tissue guarded colour frontispiece. Original pictorial wraps. A little marked and rubbed at edges else very good. A record of the exhibition of Industrial Art held at the Royal Academy of Art, London, in 1935. Designers whose work is illustrated in the book include Susie Cooper, Keith Murray, Dora Batty, Raymond McGrath, Eric Ravilious, , Gordon Russell, Oliver Hill, R.D. Russell, Allen Walton, Tom Purvis, Rex Whistler, Edward Bawden, Betty Joel, Ronald Grierson and George Sheringham. Pre war exhibition held in collaboration with the Royal Society of Arts under the Chairmanship of Sir William Llewellyn. Small 4to. Original card wrappers. Book plate of F A Mercer.

    Stock ID: 22793
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  • HALL Michael
    Gothic Architecture and is Meanings 1550-1830

    Spire Books in association with the Georgian Group 2002

    224pp illustrated with b/w plates. Colour laminated wrappers. Fine

    Stock ID: 22777
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  • TREDGOLD Thomas & TARN, Wyndham (Edited by)
    Carpentry and Joinery Elementary Principles of Carpentry Chiefly Composed from the Standard Work of Thomas Tredgold, C.E.With Additions, Alterations, and Corrections from the Works of the Most Recent Authorities and a Treatise on Joinery Containing a Detailed Account of the Various Operations of the Joiner

    London Lockwood & Co. 1873

    Series number 182. xii + 300pp + 16pp + 32pp. With numerous b/w illustrations. Brown blind stamped cloth with gilt lettering. Re-bound with a new cloth spine and paper label to make this a good copy. Water stains throughout although not to the detriment of the text.

    Stock ID: 22477
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  • Oriental Architecture in the West by CONNER Patrick
    CONNER Patrick
    Oriental Architecture in the West

    Thames and Hudson 1979

    200pp with 154 illustrations including 14 in colour. Small 4to.Vg in good dust wrapper. Useful in bringing together sources for chinese and other oriental designs imported into Europe including the UK. Much on the way in which the Orient influenced Walpole, Repton and NAsh. Draws on contemporary sources of its illustrations.

    Stock ID: 22431
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    Inigo Jones: Complete Architectural Drawings.

    The Drawing Centre, 1989.

    336pp, 36 col. illus. b/w photographs, plans and drawings. This is the first single-volume catalogue of all Jones' 93 surviving architectural drawings. Each drawing is accompanied by full technical descriptions and commentary. Wraps.

    Stock ID: 22411
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  • Sydney Opera House Glass Walls by (UTZON) SOWDEN, Harry.
    (UTZON) SOWDEN, Harry.
    Sydney Opera House Glass Walls

    London Cassell & Co. Ltd (1972, New York) 1974

    192 pp. b/w photographs, architectural drawings, maps and plans throughout. Long 4to. White cloth boards with black lettering, in decorated glassine dust wrapper. Good copy although slight discolouration at cloth edges and glassine wrapper has tears at spine and partly missing against back board. Photographic record of the design and manufacture of the Sydney Opera House glass walls, carried out by the author during their construction. The design won the Engineering Excellence Award of 1972 by the Association of Consulting Engineers of Australia. With detailed captions and brief descriptive chapters. From the library of Winston Barnett Architects, with ownership ticket inside front cover.

    Stock ID: 16657
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