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List 90: Latin America, Portugal, Spain, Rome, Naples and Sicily

Including books on Francisco De Hollanda. We offer in this list a wide-ranging selection of books on the art and architecture of Southern Europe and of Latin America, centering round a small group of books from the library of the late John Bury (1917-2017), who was particularly interested in the art and architecture of Portugal and Spain, and of their colonial territories in Central America and South America. One of Bury’s specialist areas of knowledge was the life and artistic … […]

Catalogue 74: Architecture and the Fine Arts

As is customary with our catalogues, we offer here a selection of interesting and sought-after publications on architecture and the fine arts, ranging from important seventeenth century editions of treatises by Serlio (item 109) and Scamozzi (item101), to a set of the Frank Lloyd Wright issues of the periodical Wendingen (item 128), and to the late Gavin Stamp’s copies of a number of monographs on European architects of the interwar period in the multilingual Masters of Architecture series (items 39, … […]

List 89: Architecture in Britain since 1660 – History and Reference

The books offered here represent the last of four selections from the working library formed by the late Gavin Stamp (1948-2017), architectural historian, architectural journalist, and fearless champion of the conservation of Britain’s built architectural heritage. The books that we are offering do not represent the totality of Stamp’s working library, for other titles were retained by his widow or given in his memory to friends, and we did not purchase a number of architectural titles that were of slight … […]

List 88: Victorian Architects and Architecture

The books offered here represent the third of four selections from the working library formed by the late Gavin Stamp (1948-2017), architectural historian, architectural journalist and fearless champion of the conservation of Britain’s built architectural heritage. A final list will offer his books on British architectural history from the time of Wren and Hawksmoor onwards. The books that we are offering do not represent the totality of Stamp’s working library, for other titles were retained by his widow or given … […]

Catalogue 73: Seventy Three Books

The books that we offer in the present catalogue include an unusual number that are of more than ordinary significance and value. A good proportion of these derive from a collection of books on architecture and related subjects puttogether in the years after the 1939-45 war by George Anthony Atkinson OBEARIBA (1915-2015), a long-term employee of the UK Government’s Building Research Establishment at Garston, Watford, Hertfordshire, retiring as the BRE’sChief Architect in 1977 and still remembered for his notable contributions … […]

List 87: Alternatives to Modernism

The books offered here represent the second of four intended selections from the working library formed by the late Gavin Stamp (1948-2017), architectural historian, architectural journalist, and fearless champion of the conservation of Britain’s built architectural heritage. A third list will offer his books on Victorian architecture, and a final list will offer his books on British architectural history from the time of Wren and Hawksmoor onwards. The books that we are offering do not represent the totality of Stamp’s … […]