Abercrombie, Patrick and Nickson, Richard
Title Warwick: Its preservation and redevelopment
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition Good
Size 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Publisher London The Architectural Press (for Warwick Borough Council) 1949
Seller ID 005727
Brick-red cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, previous owners name on front endpaper. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and light suffing and soiling Small chip missing to base of spine of dustjacket. Not price-clipped. Dustjacket design by Herbert Spencer. 151pp. Many b/w illustrations. Three fold-out stage plans, two in colour.This book presents the report and plan for the preservation and redevelopment of Warwick which Sir Patrick Abercrombie and Mr Richard Nickson were commissioned to prepare for Warwick Borough Council. It showed, amongst other things, how haphazard development can be checked before it is too late and how the dignity and tranquility that once belonged to Warwick could be regained.