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Overturning the perception of Brutalist buildings as the penny-pinching, utilarian products of dutiful social concern. A closer look, uncovering the luxuriously skilled craft and daring engineering with which the best buildings of the 1960s came into being. A wide ranging journey through Britain, stopping to examine how eight extraordinary buildings were made - from commission to construction - why they have been so villified, and why they are beginning to be loved. White paper boards, black title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780434022441. Light shelf wear to top & tail of spine. Contents clean.
With a Proem by Austin Dobson. Limited edition of eleven hundred and thirty copies, of which 1100 were for sale and the remaining 30 copies were reserved for presentation. Large format. White cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front. Brown and white pictorial endpapers. 13 tipped in colour plates plus b/w illustrations. xi and 161 numbered pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn, fraying to cloth at top and tail of spine and a small section of the front edge starting to split (but hasn't yet). Spine is grubby/sunned with grubby marks to covers are well (see photos). Endpapers are browned. Rear joint is cracked (possibly very neatly repaired). There is a light crease to one of the plates, all others are present and in fine condition. Light page browning and fingering to contents and some light foxing. A small brown spot affects the margins of pages 105 to 113. Overall this is still a very decent copy of the scarce limited edition Rackham Alice.
Green cloth, gilt titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Pictorial endpapers. 8 charming colour plates with captioned paper guards. Top edge green. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine slightly darkened and professionally strengthened. Front joint neatly repaired. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Foxing to contents. Grubby fingermarks to some page margins. A couple of page corner tips lightly creased. Not as bad as it sounds! This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Limited Deluxe edition of 765 numbered, signed copies. Vellum-style boards and vellum spine. Gilt titles and vignette. Top edge gilt, others uncut. 133 pages. 11.5 x 9.25". 9 tipped-in colour plates mounted on heavy brown paper with captioned tissue-guards. 52 drawings. Pictorial endpapers. Contains extra colour plate not in trade edition. SIGNED by the artist, this is copy no. 573. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers slightly grubby and marked. Endpapers lightly browned. Plates all present. Tiny corner crease to one plate else otherwise fine.
Frontis and 50 superb colour plates, tissue-guarded and mounted on green card at rear of book, one pair of plates are on facing pages. 62 text pages. Green cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn, small split to top of spine. Some light marks to covers. Evidence of removal of a small label to front pastedown. Some light margins marks else contents clean. All plates present, one is lightly creased but the others are fine.
Title page sketch of three children by Arthur Rackham. 21 colour plates. Pink cloth boards, black title to spine, gilt title to front and black decoration. Top edge red. Spine lightly faded and browned, boards grubby. Text block and endpapers browned. Foxing throughout. Some hinges pulled but binding tight. All plates present.
The second of the two volumes making up the trilogy of The Ring Of The Niblung. Very scarce publisher's leather edition. Gilt titles and vignettes to front cover and spine. 30 magnificent tipped-in colour plates which display the Germanic inspiration evident in Rip and Midsummer Night's Dream and continuing through Undine and the Wagner books. Orange and cream pictorial endpapers. Top edge gilt. 182 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Light browning to endpapers. One plate has a light corner crease, all others are present and in fine condition. Some light foxing to contents and textblock. Title list to prelims list mostly titles published before 1911 but also lists The Ring of the Niblung (published in 1939).
"This volume grew out of an exhibition of the picture of Pamela Bianco (aged 12) which was held in 1919, they are accompanied by exquisite poems that De La Mare was inspired by them to write". Beautiful colour and b/w pictures. Large format. White boards with grey titles and illustration to front cover. This edition has the small image to page 43. 43 pages. Heavy bumping to spine and corners. Spine bumped and some browning to edges. Endpapers browned. Foxing to contents.
Black cloth, gilt titles and vignette. B/w wood engravings. Story of Monks Norton in Worcestershire. Spine bumped. Name and address in ink to half title-page. Large foxspots to preliminary pages, some smaller foxspots to page margins. Dustwrapper is worn and grubby, spine browned with slight loss at top and bottom and also a small hole to centre.
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Pamela Bianco.
Stock no. 1323730
Published by J.B. Lippincott Company; William Heinemann. 1st 1919. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.
"This volume grew out of an exhibition of the picture of Pamela Bianco (aged 12) which was held in 1919, they are accompanied by exquisite poems that De La Mare was inspired by them to write". Beautiful colour and b/w pictures. Large format. White boards with grey titles and illustration to front cover. This edition has the small image to page 43. 45 pages. Spine and corners bumped, small dents to lower edges. Some browning to cover edges. Heavy foxing and some browning to contents. Some top edges remain untrimmed from the binding process. Dustwrapper is very worn (as usual) with some loss. Spine is browned and torn with white sticky paper reinforcements to verso.
"This volume grew out of an exhibition of the picture of Pamela Bianco (aged 12) which was held in 1919, they are accompanied by exquisite poems that De La Mare was inspired by them to write. Beautiful colour and b/w pictures. Large format. White boards with grey titles and illustration to front cover. This edition has the Angel & Child plate facing page 19. This was Dorothy Lathrop's copy with inscribed card from W. DLM laid in. Spine and corners bumped, cover edges slightly worn. Some foxing and slight page browning else contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with just a tiny piece of loss to top front edge, slightly foxed and rubbed to front edge.
Cheaper edition. Red cloth, black titles and vignettes. 8 colour plates. B/w text illustrations. 223 numbered pages. 8 x 5.5". A chunky book being 1.5" thick. Spine slightly bumped and very slightly sunned. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. White dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with some pieces of loss.