Unit 1.

Read (Herbert, Editor)

Unit 1.

The Modern Movement in English Architecture, Painting and Sculpture.

Description: FIRST EDITION, 67 monochrome plates showing photographs and reproductions of work, pp. 124, 4to, original yellow cloth, backstrip and upper board lettered in brown, bump at foot of backstrip, minor dustsoiling to top edge, a few spots to flyleaf, dustjacket with the lettering to the backstrip panel a little faded, very good

Publication Details: Cassell and Company, 1934

Notes: An unusually fresh copy. Accompanying the first (and only) exhibition of the group at the Mayor Gallery that year. Formed by Paul Nash, whose letter to The Times announcing their programme is incorporated by Read into his Introduction, Unit One consisted of sculptors Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore, painters John Armstrong, John Bigge, Edward Burra, Ben Nicholson and Edward Wadsworth (alongside Nash himself) and the architects Welles Coates and Colin Lucas. The book provides an artistic statement by each accompanied by examples of their work....more

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Price: £700

Subject: Art & Architecture

Published Date: 1934

Stock Number: 65620

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