The D.I.A. Cautionary Guide to Oxford.

(Bawden.) WILLIAMS-ELLIS (Clough, Introduction)

The D.I.A. Cautionary Guide to Oxford.

Description: FIRST EDITION, Edward Bawden vignette to title-page, illustrated with photographs of the town, pp. 32, crown 8vo, original sewn wrappers, a little toned and lightly dustsoiled overall, faint stain to left margin of front (carrying through to title-page but not affecting text or image), good

Publication Details: D.I.A. (The Design and Industries Association), 1930

Notes: Scarce. Notable for the unrecorded Bawden vignette depicting modern advertising against the dreaming spires - the drawing is unsigned, but is patently Bawden's work. An assessment of contemporary Oxford from the point of view of architectural design - a mostly damning one.

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Price: £225

Subject: Modern Illustrated

Published Date: 1930

Stock Number: 66246

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