An Enquiry into Industrial Art in England

By: Pevsner, Nikolaus

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NB: No dustjacket. Brown buckram with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and light soiling to covers. Some browning to endpapers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 234pp. 24 b/w illustrations. This book, Pevsners second to be published in England, was a study of the role of the designer in the industrial process; the research produced a generally critical account of design standards in Britain. The industries studied included furniture, metalwork, pottery, textiles and wallpapers. Pevsner was subsequently employed as a buyer of modern textiles, glass and ceramics for the Gordon Russell furniture showrooms in London.

Title: An Enquiry into Industrial Art in England

Author Name: Pevsner, Nikolaus

Categories: Decorative Art & Design (20th Century),

Publisher: London, Cambridge at the University Press: 1937

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall

Seller ID: 006930

Keywords: john gloag, modernism, design history,