112 pp. 1 colour plate. Well illustrated in b/w with photographic reproductions, architect's drawings, elevations, site plans etc. Periodical of modernist architecture with editorials and news, contemporary projects, essays, book reviews and more. Contents include : "Sunila" - architect Alvar Aalto. "Are the Poor Always With Us?" - William Smee (pseudonym). "Test Case" - Mrs. Borders. "The Dangers and Advantages of Luxury" - Siegfried Giedion. " Pre-fabricated Timber Housing" - Cyril Sjöstrom. "Aspects of A.R.P." - Felix J. Samuely. "House at Dulwich" - architect David Goddard (Praxis). "Architecture and the Painter" - J.L. Martin. Internally clean without marks or additions. Faint age toning at the extremities. Sound and intact clear plastic comb binding. Printed wraps are lightly shelf and edge worn with a minor surface abrasion on the front panel and small liquid spot near the foredge on the front panel. Partial foxing to the foredge of the front panel. Back panel is lightly soiled and shelf worn with surface scratches. Soft bends at the head corner affects both panels and at the tail corner of the back panel slightly afftecting the text block. (.300 g.) Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Focus Number 3 : Spring 1939
Publisher: Percy Lund Humphries Co. Ltd.
Publication Date: 1939
Binding: Plastic Comb Binding
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Percy Lund Humphries & Co Ltd, London, 1939. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Card covers, spiral bound, a little scuffed/aged, but neat. Small black ink blot on the spine. Contents clean and bright, contributors include Alvar Aalto, William Smee, illustrated with drawings and b/w photographs, advertising at the back, an extremely sound copy of scarce item. Volume1, 2 and 4 available separately. Bookseller Inventory # 023729