Art & Architecture

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Art & Architecture encompasses a broad sweep of material, from early works concerning architecture and architectural history, and books and manuscripts on the fine arts and aesthetics, antiquities and archaeology, to pattern and design books, and private press books and fine bindings. The department also handles original artwork, artistic archives, posters, and propaganda material.

  1. [ARP]

    County of the Isle of Ely, Public Air Raid...

    County Air Raid Precautions Committee,...

    A very rare survival from the Second World...

    £300

  2. [AUSSOURD, René] DUMAS, Alexandre.

    Les Trois Mousquetaires.

    Paris, Calmann Levy, 1894.

    Edition de grand luxe, number 39, one of...

    £3000

  3. BRENET, Albert.

    Aeromaritime.

    Paris, Mont-Louis, Clermont Ferrand, c. 1930.

    In the 1930s, commercial aviation was in...

    £1500

  4. CASSANDRE, A. M.

    Dubonnet.

    Copenhagen, Axel Andreasen & Sønner, c.1956

    A fine example of Cassandre’s now iconic...

    £750

  5. DALI, Salvador

    Alpes. French Railways

    France, Draeger for SNCF, 1970.

    A gorgeous and colourful surrealist design...

    £250

  6. DALI, Salvador.

    Normandie. French Railways.

    France, Draeger for SNCF, 1970.

    Mont Saint-Michel meets stone circles,...

    £200

  7. DALI, Salvador.

    Roussillon. French Railways.

    France, Draeger for SNCF, 1970.

    Further butterfly-interspersed surrealism...

    £250

  8. DALI, Salvador.

    Alsace. French Railways.

    France, Draeger for SNCF, 1970.

    A striking monochrome image of the Temple...

    £250

  9. [FASCISM.]

    Ordinamento Corporativo dello Stato Fascista.

    Padua, Edizione di propaganda corporative,...

    Italian Fascism primarily followed the...

    £2500

  10. GANF, Iulii Abramovich, and P. PISKUNOV, editor.

    Да здравствует конституция...

    Moscow, Gosudarstvennoe izdatel’stvo...

    Typically Soviet poster illustrated by...

    £700

  11. GASPERINI, Oreste.

    Ente radio rurale radioprogramma scolasico...

    Rome, Tumminelli & Co., 1938.

    The Rural Radio Organization (EER) was...

    £450

  12. KEELY, Patrick Cokayne.

    SEPSIS Get First Aid. The Ministry of Labour...

    London, Loxley Bros., 1943.

    The Royal Society for the Prevention of...

    £300

  13. LOUVAT, R.

    Thousands of Frenchmen dead for resistance.

    This poster, along with two others designed...

    £75

  14. [NATIONAL SOCIALISM] [OCCUPIED FRANCE]

    Finis les mauvais jours! Papa gagne de...

    [Paris], Office de Répartition de l´Affichage,...

    Rare, encouraging the voluntary relocation...

    £350

  15. [PARIS UPRISING].

    Votez toujours. Je ferai le reste [Always...

    Paris, Comite d'initiative pour un movement...

    First edition. A striking image of General...

    £550

  16. PARLIAMENTARY RECRUITING COMMITTEE.

    Which? Have you a reason or only an excuse...

    London, The Abbey Press, 1915.

    A forthright call to the men of London,...

    £250

  17. PIECK, Henri C.

    10 Dagen Die De Wereld Deden Wankelen.

    Amsterdam, Skovino, 1927.

    A rare lithograph of Pieck’s dramatic...

    £300

  18. [RALEIGH, Henry Patrick].

    Must children die and mothers plead in...

    New York, Sakett & Wilhelms Corp., [1918].

    This poster was produced to for the sale...

    £400