Architectural Design & Construction. Collection of nine (9) Issues: Volume I – June 1931 / Volume II – April 1932 / Volume IV – December 1933 / Volume IV – January 1934 / Volume IV – February 1934 / Volume IV – March 1934 / Volume IV – April 1934 / Volume IV – May 1934 / Volume IV – June 1934.
[London], Blackfriars Press, 1931 – 1934. Folio (25 cm x 34 cm). c. 450 pages of essays including a multitude of vintage advertising on design, interior, furniture, bathrooms, Tiles, Modern Stairways, Reform Glazing, Hand Made Sandfaced Tiles, Trent Vale Brick & Tile / Circular Staircases / Art Deco Kitchen Design / Aga Cooker / etc. Original Softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Some minor tears to some of the original wrappers. Rare !
Includes for example the following essays: J.J. McShane – Architects Registration Bill / The Case for the Critics and The Case for Architectural Education / Frederic Towndrow – Holidays for Architects / Personalia : Sir Reginald Blomfield / H.C.T.: Refrigerators and Refrigeration / Reginald A. Rix – Adjuncts to Country House Work Series: Model Sewage Disposal Schemes / Archi Volta: The Confessions of an Architect / Sion Stylites: New Catholic Church at Rye / Beverley Nichols: The House I Want / J. Millar – Terra Cotta and Faience / Personalia: Alan Sims / Clifford’s Inn – A Drawing by R. Myerscough-Walker / Stephen Hubbard – Noises / The Contemporary Public House in all its Phases – Public House Surgery / Public House Equipment / The Public House Bar / William Saunders – A City Architect visits his provincial brother / W. Summerfield – The Architect and the Law / Silas Mann – Up with those Skylines / Charles Sykes – The Design of Buildings in Relation to their Natural Surroundings / I.M.Parsons – Chelsea Hospital / A. Edward Hammond – Advertising on Buildings / Hollow Tiles / Modern Furnishing and Decoration / A.E.Hammond – Artificial Daylight / J.R.Leathart – Lesser-Known London Antiquities / Horace Shipp – An Architect Re-Plans London / Baseden Butt – A Modernised House / ‘A Corner in Bloomsbury’ – From a Drawing by Randolph Schwabe / I.M.Parsons – Landmarks in the Layman’s London – The Horse Guards Parade / Architect E. Berry Webber – The Law Courts, Southampton etc.