List 97: Last Orders – a final selection from our stock

Hugh Pagan has decided to retire from active participation in the antiquarian book trade,in which he has worked since January 1973, initially as an employee and director of B.Weinreb Architectural Books Ltd, and from the end of 1986 onwards as managing director of his own firm, Hugh Pagan Limited. He will from now onwards be...

List 95: Architecture – A Selection of Desirable Titles (P-Z)

This is the second of two lists that offer a range of significant titles from our current stock. The books listed range in date from a copy of the third edition of Andrea Palladio’s I Quattro Libri dell’Architettura, 1601 (item 5) to Gavin Stamp’s copy of Mark Girouard’s Big Jim, The Life and Work of...

List 94: Architecture – A Selection of Desirable Titles (Authors A to N)

This is the first of two lists which will offer a range of significant titles from our current stock. The second list, offering books by authors P-Z, will follow shortly. The books listed range chronologically from Martino Bassi’s Dispareri in Materia d’Architettura, 1572 (item 2), notable for its inclusion of statements by Palladio, Vasari and...

List 92: Architectural Books from the Sixteenth Century onwards

This is the first list that our firm has issued since the onset of the COVID epidemic in the early spring of 2020, and we have thought it appropriate to demonstrate that even in these demanding times it is still possible to offer a good range of early editions of some of the most celebrated...

Catalogue 75: Architecture and the Fine Arts… with a few surprises

We issued our first catalogue in October 1987, just over thirty-two years ago, and this catalogue, issued in the early spring of 2020, is the seventy-fifth that we have issued. All of these have been compiled on the same principles and designed and printed in the same format, and they have, we believe, set as...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...