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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 … […]