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Architecture, design and decorative art


 

 

Is Mr Ruskin Living Too Long?
Selected Writings of E. W. Godwin on Victorian
Architecture, Design and Culture
Juliet Kinchin and Paul Stirton

An anthology of Godwin's prolific and amusing journalism, giving direct access to key debates around Victorian architecture and culture.
1 873487 12 6  pb  £25 p&p free

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Architectural Papers
edited by Pamela Robertson
Mackintosh's only known architectural writings, reproduced in full with valuable introductory essays.
0 9513124 1 3   hb   £19.95 p&p free 

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George Walton: Designer and Architect
Karen Moon
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mportant study of this sophisticated and innovative designer, pioneer of the 'Glasgow Style'.
1 873487 01 0   hb   £32  
1 873487 02 9   pb   £19.95 p&p free

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Built for a Better Future: The Brynmawr Rubber Factory
Victoria Perry
Story of a spectacular Modernist icon, now condemned to demolition.
1 873487 04 5  pb  £12.99 p&p free

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Winchcombe Pottery: The Cardew-Finch Tradition
Ron Wheeler
Authoritative study of Britain's longest surviving studio pottery, including a colour catalogue.
1 873487 08 8 pb £15.99 p&p free
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Edward Barnsley and his Workshop: Arts and Crafts in the Twentieth Century
Annette Carruthers
Acclaimed study of this important craftsman designer and his furniture workshop.
1 873487 03 7 pb £40 p&p free
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Patrick Geddes: The French Connection
edited by Frances Fowle and Belinda Thomson
Exploring the networks of artists and intellectuals, both French and Scottish, formed by this key figure in Scotland's cultural history.
1 873487 11 8 pb £9.99 p&p free
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 For books with an architectural and design relevance see also some Glasgow books below.


 

Social history, oral history and Glasgow


 

 

 

Seven Roads in Summertown:
Voices from an Oxford Suburb
Perilla Kinchin
A portrait through oral history of houses, people, and social change in a small middle-class neighbourhood, both typical and unusual.
9781873487136  pb  £15 inc p&p

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Glasgow in 1901
'James Hamilton Muir'
Reprint of this highly regarded and idiosyncratic account of Glasgow, written 100 years ago. Illustrated by Muirhead Bone.
1 873487 09 6   pb  £20 inc p&p
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Tea and Taste: The Glasgow Tea Rooms, 1875-1975
Perilla Kinchin
Fascinating exploration of a social phenomenon, including Mackintosh's famous tea rooms.
0 9513124 3 X   pb   £16.99   inc p&p
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Glasgow's Great Exhibitions: 1888, 1901, 1911, 1938, 1988
Perilla Kinchin & Juliet Kinchin, with Neil Baxter
Instructive and entertaining, reflecting a century of profound social and economic change.
0 9513124 0 5   pb   £22 inc p&p 
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Up Oor Close: Memories of Domestic Life in Glasgow Tenements, 1910­1945
Jean Faley
Best-selling exploration of working-class home life through vivid recollections.
0 9513124 5 6   pb   £9.99 p&p free  

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She Was Aye Workin': Memories of Tenement Women in Edinburgh and Glasgow
Helen Clark & Elizabeth Carnegie
The resilience, self-sacrifice and management skills of women who held families together in conditions unimaginable today.
0 1873487 05 3   pb  £9.99 p&p free

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Thirty-Three Years in the Trenches:
Memoirs of a Sussex Working Man

Peter Richards
an oral autobiography compiled by Nick Osmond
Encounter an articulate, challenging individual and an unfamiliar area of life through this arresting new form. A riveting read.
187348710X pb £8.99 p&p free
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Other books


 

 

Taking Tea with Mackintosh:
The Story of Miss Cranston'sTea Rooms
Perilla Kinchin
The remarkable collaboration between Mackintosh and Miss Cranston. Beautifully produced, including tea-room recipes. Good gift.
Published by Pomegranate   hb  £11.70 inc p&p

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Taking Tea with Mackintosh Notecards
2 each of 5 designs from gesso panels by Mackintosh and Margaret Macdonald. With tea-room recipes on the reverse.
Published by Pomegranate  £6.55 inc p&p

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Miss Cranston:
Patron of Charles Rennie Mackintosh
Perilla Kinchin
Biography of an outstanding business woman, Mackintosh's most loyal patron.
Published by NMS Publishing pb £9 inc p&p
Limited availability

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