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Monographs or surveys on architectural movements and architects from the post WW I era (1918) to the present.

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McGrath, Raymond & A.C. Frost, Glass in Architecture and Decoration, London, The Architectural Press, 1937, first edition, teal cloth boards w/ embossed gilt titles & illustration of glass-worker, HB, sm thick folio (12.5" x 9.5"), VG- / none. Edges worn, corners bumped (paricularily lower right front corner ), light soiling & some fading to boards, endpapers foxed, owner's sig to ffep, light soiling to text block.

xi + 664 pp., 371+ b/w illustrations, numerous diagrams, measured drawings and charts. Glossary of terms, bibliography, index. A section on "The Nature and Properties of Glass" by H. E. Beckett, London. Still regarded as the most comprehensive and authoritative source on the subject. Covers the history, manufacture, and application of architectural glass. Includes glass in decoration; the nature and properties of glass; appendix (work on glass, glazing, fixing, British architectural glass manufacturing firms, the cleaning of glass, the cost of glass, a brief glossary of terms connected with glazing and fixing). An invaluable reference for designers, architects, and architectural preservationists.    [Book ID # 1672]


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