The Work of the Birmingham Civic Society from June 1918 to June 1946

By: Abercrombie, Patrick (preface)

Price: £18.00

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Book Condition: Good


Buff colour paper covered boards with title in gilt on quarter cloth spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear covers and very light sunning and foxing to cover edges. Binding sound. Some light foxing to endpapers. Previous owners name in pencil on half-title. 170pp. Several b/w illustrations. A report (small stapled booklet format, 11 pp.) of the Birmingham Civic Society for the year June 1948 to June 1949 is also loosely inserted. This book chronicles the activity of the Birmingham Civic Society from 1918 to 1946 and details its influence on various projects designed to enhance the quality of life in the city, including the design of various parks, such as Handsworth and Muntz parks, the design of street lighting, and architectural design such as Aston Almshouses.

Title: The Work of the Birmingham Civic Society from June 1918 to June 1946

Author Name: Abercrombie, Patrick (preface)

Categories: Architecture, Design and Planning,

Publisher: Birmingham, Birmingham Civic Society: 1946

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

Seller ID: 006740

Keywords: birmingham civic society,