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Designs for bookplates for Lionel Goodrich, John Batten, John Platt and the Art for Schools Association catalogue

RIBA22269
Warren, Edward Proileau (1856-1937)
NOTES: This image is from a volume of drawings (entitled Vol II) by various designers produced for or presented to the Quarto Imperial Club, London, between 1892 and 1897. The bookplate designs shown here are dated between 1888 and 1896.

Design for the title page of the Architectural Association Sketch Book, Volume 4, featuring a central illustration of Nuremberg's castle and Medieval buildings

RIBA22417
NOTES: The design features vignettes of Salisbury Cathedral, Laon Cathedral, Bamberg Cathedral and the Basilica of San Marco, Venice. The decorative border includes illustrations of Medieval architects, masons and sculptors at work.

Title page for 'Nouvelle Invention de Lever l'Eau Plus hault que sa source ...' featuring a tabernacle containing lettering and surmounted by putti holding geometrical instruments

RIBA22977
De Caus, Isaac (d. 1656?)
NOTES: This title page design was produced for De Caus's publication 'Nouvelle Invention de Lever l'Eau Plus hault que sa source avec quelques machines mouvantes par le moyen de l'eau et un discours de la conduite d'icele', (London, 1664).

Title page of 'Alte hollandische Stadte und Dorfer an der Zuidersee' (Old Dutch towns and villages of the Zuiderzee)

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SOURCE: J. G.Veldheer and W. O. J. Nieuwenkamp. Alte hollandische Stadte und Dorfer an der Zuidersee (Leipzig, 1902), title page

Front cover of Sir Banister Fletcher's 'A History of Architecture on the Comparative Method for Students, Craftsmen and Amateurs' (12th ed., 1945)

RIBA28978
SOURCE: Sir Banister Flight Fletcher. A History of architecture on the comparative method for students, craftsmen and amateurs, 12th ed. (London: Batsford, 1945), front cover

Front cover of Banister Fletcher and Banister F. Fletcher's 'A History of Architecture on the Comparative Method for the Student, Craftsman and Amateur' (4th ed., 1901)

RIBA28979
SOURCE: Banister Fletcher and Banister F. Fletcher. A History of architecture on the comparative method for the student, craftsman and amateur, 4th ed. (London: Batsford, 1901), front cover

Front cover of Sir Banister Flight Fletcher's 'Historia de la Arquitectura por el Metodo Comparado', translated by Andres Calzada (1928)

RIBA28981
SOURCE: Sir Banister Flight Fletcher, trans. Andres Calzada. Historia de la arquitectura por el metodo comparado (Barcelona: Canosa, 1928), front cover

Page of hand-written dedicatory address by a 19th century owner facing the first page of the editio princeps of Vitruvius's 'De achitectura'

RIBA30600
Vitruvius (c. 84 BC-c. 14 BC)
SOURCE: Vitruvius. De architectura (Rome, 1486?), p. [8-9] NOTES: This copy lacks the index and dedicatory address which precede the text and these are supplied by a 19th century owner in manuscript.

Engraved frontispiece and title page of 'An abridgment of the architecture of Vitruvius'

RIBA30601
SOURCE: An Abridgment of the architecture of Vitruvius (London, 1692), frontispiece and title page

Festival of Britain Exhibition of Architecture booklet: front cover incorporating the Festival's 'Britannia' emblem

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Games, Abram (1914-1996)
NOTES: The 1951 Festival of Britain's Architecture Exhibition was held in Poplar, East London.
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