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Hitchmough, Wendy

Hoover Factory. Wallis, Gilbert and Partners.

London, Phaidon Press Ltd 1992.

Reference: 14812
Price: £25 [convert currency]

Full Description

Large 4to. (60)pp, incuding (20)pp of photo ills and (14)pp of measured drawings and plans, also photo text ills. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. Gavin Stamp’s copy, with his booklabel.

Excellent illustrated record of the splendid Art Deco Hoover Factory on the Great West Road out of London, built between 1931-8 to designs by Thomas Wallis, one of Britain’s few architects at that time specialising in factory design.