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The Development of Hemel Hempstead 1952, Hemel Hempstead Development Corporation

Author Name    Hemel Hempstead Development Corporation

Title   The Development of Hemel Hempstead 1952

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Fair

Type   Book

Size   4to - over 9 - 12" tall

Publisher   Hemel Hempstead Hemel Hempstead Development Corporation (printed by Curwen Press) 1952

Seller ID   005740

Decorated paper covered boards with title in gilt on blue buckram spine. Glassine dustjacket. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Previous owners name on reverse of front endpaper. The glassine dusjacket is in fair condition, with a few chips and tears. Loosely inserted is a copy of the original purchase invoice for the book, purchased by the previous owner (an architect) directly from the Hemel Hempstead Development Corporation. 41pp. plus serveral pages of advertisements. This book gives a brief assessment of the design of the new town at Hemel Hempstead, one of fourteen planned after World War II as a contribution to solving the post-war housing problem, and also as an experiment to find a better way of living.

Price = 28.00 GBP

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