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Hume, Bertram

Form and reform in architecture.

London, Halcyon Press 1954.

Reference: 6307
Price: £25 [convert currency]

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8vo. xviii+190pp, text ills throughout. Publisher’s cloth.

First edition of Hume’s short but interesting work exploring architectural design theories since the early nineteenth century, from the first effects of industrialisation to the development of the machine aesthetic. Hume judges all human fads and follies similarly, explaining trends in a sociological context.