Category: Architecture (19th and 20th Century)

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20th-Century Architecture: Sweden

By: Caldenby, Claes et al. (ed.)

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Munich/New York, Prestel, 1998


Black cloth with title in white on spine. Condition: Very good, with just a faint hint of shelfwear to covers. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 400pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. This volume is one of a critical series devoted to introducing the reader to European architecture country by country. It details how a century's worth of social changes are reflected in the development of Swedish architecture. It incl... View more info

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A History of the Gothic revival (The Victorian Library)

By: Eastlake, Charles L. (edited with an introduction by J.Mordaunt Crook)

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Leicester, Leicester University Press, 1970


New edition. (originally published in 1872). Bright blue hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with previous owners name neatly written at top of front endpaper. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear, light sunning to spine. Not price-clipped. 209pp. 48 b/w woodcuts, 26 further b/w illustrations. In this book Eastlake set out to provide a detailed record of "one of the most remarkable revolutions in national art that his country has... View more info

A King's Architecture: Christian IV and His Buildings

By: Skovgaard, Joakim

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Hugh Evelyn, 1973


Text is in English. Pale blue cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Light sunning to very edges of text throughout. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear and light sunning to spine. 143pp. Many b/w illustrations. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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An Account of a memorial to the Late Rev.Thomas Bowdler, M.A., Erected in the Church of St.Bartholomew, at Sydenham

By: Unknown

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Rivingtons, 1858


Blue cloth with blindstamped decoration and title in gilt on front cover. Pale yellow endpapers. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and soiling to covers. Both inner joints are cracked but holding firmly. Previous owners name on front endpaper. 28pp. plus 2pp. addendum. 4 b/w illustrations including an external view of St.Bartholomews church depicting the new chancel and proposed porch designed by Edwin Nash, as well as an image of the sacrarium. St.Bartholome... View more info

Basic Design: The Dynamics of Visual Form

By: Sausmarez, Maurice De

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Studio Vista, 1964


Condition: Good, with light sunning to cover. 96pp. Design manual with an emphasis on constructivism and linear drawing. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Carlo Scarpa

By: Los, Sergio

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cologne, Taschen, 1999


NB: Text is in three languages, English, French and German. Bright blue hardcover with title in white on front cover and spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 169pp. plus 4pp. biography. Many colour illustrations. The Italian artist, Carlo Scarpa (1934-1978) was often dismissed in his lifetime as merely an artist who also wanted to build. Today it is clear that his own brand of Modernism m... View more info

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Carlo Scarpa Architect: Intervening with History

By: Olsberg, Nicholas (intro.)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Montreal/New York, Canadian Centre for Architecture/The Monacelli Press, 1999


Softcover. Condition: Good, essentially very good but described as good due to some general light shelfwear, slightly heavier at base of front cover. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Small black marker pen mark to base of textblock. 252pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. This catalogue was published to accompany the exhibition held at the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal from 26 May to 31 October 1999. It illustrates, through abundant reproductions of Carlo S... View more info

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Charles Canning Winmill: An Architect's Life

By: Winmill, Joyce M.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd., 1946


Dark green cloth with title in gilt within brown label on spine. Condition: Good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear and an old sellotape repair to small tear at top of spine. Not price-clipped. 148pp. 12 b/w plates plus b/w frontispiece and several b/w sketch illustrations within text. Charles Canning Winmill (1865-1945) worked for the London County... View more info

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Donald Judd: Architecture

By: Noever, Peter (ed.)

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Ostfildern-Ruit, Germany, Hatje Cantz, 2003


NB: Dual text in English and German. Red hardcover with title in black on front cover and spine. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear, and light sunning to top inch or so of front cover of dustjacket. 144pp., 111 illustrations, 28 in colour. First published in German in 1991, this revised and expanded edition contains additional illustrations and several essays that have not previously appear... View more info

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Dream Houses - The Edwardian Ideal

By: Gradige, Roderick

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Constable, 1980


Dark brown hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, previous owners name (an architect) neatly written at top of front endpaper. Binding sound. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 247pp. 20 b/w plates and many b/w illustrations within text. Just before the end of the 19th century, a new architectural style emerged in England. It was a combination of ant-Victorianisem, of a return to traditional building t... View more info

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El Croquis: John Pawson 1995-2005, No.127

By: Sudjic, Deyan et al.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Madrid, El Croquis Editorial, 2005


Dual text in Spanish and English. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Hint of sunning to very edges of pages. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 191pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. This publication includes an overview of the British architect John Pawson's work from 1995-2005, including details of designs for the Jigsaw store in Bond Street, London, the Monastery of our Lady of Novy Dvur, Bohemia, the Ted Hughes Poetry Centre, Mytholmroyd, Yor... View more info

Formwork for Modern Structures

By: Snow, Sir Frederick

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall, 1965

Edition: First Edition


Blue hardcover with titles in silver on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Fep has a small (approx 1 in. diam.) area of browning where an address label has been removed. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear, although spine and surrounding area of jacket are quite sunned. Many b/w illustrations. Includes chapters on formwork below ground level, formwork for shell structures, moulds for precast units and the economic uses o... View more info

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Heber Rimmer Memorial

By: E.H. (intro.)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Sprague & Co., 1896


Terracotta colour buckram with bevelled edges and title in gilt on front cover. The initials H.R. are in gilt on the spine. Condition: Very good, with sunning to spine. Cover edges have light shelfwear. Binding sound, text clean. Inscription to previous owner in ink on front endpaper, dated 1897, similar inscription to reverse of rear endpaper. An unpaginated collection of examples of b/w architectural drawings and b/w watercolours by Heber Rimmer, a promising architect ... View more info

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In the Nature of Materials: The Buildings of Frank Lloyd Wright 1887-1941

By: Hitchcock, Henry-Russell

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Elek Books, 1958


Fifth printing. Terracotta clolour cloth with title in silver on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Light browning to front endpaper. Previous owners name neatly written at top of front endpaper. Some light water damage to very lower right corner of the pages with plates 11. to 320, not affecting the illustrations themselves. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear. Sunning to spine and edges of dustjacket. Small (approx 1 inch.) rep... View more info

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J.J.P.Oud - Poetic Functionalist 1890-1963 - The Complete Works

By: Taverne, Ed (et al.)

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Rotterdam, NAi Publishers, 2001

Edition: 1st Edition


Lavender blue hardcover with title in white on spine. Condition: Fine, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear. 573pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. This book was published to accompany the exhibition held at the Netherlands Architecture Institute, Rotterdam, from 18 May to 9 September 2001. The monograph covers the entire work of this pioneer of Dutch architecture,from his first steps in architecture to his role as one of the... View more info