£35.00

Publisher

University Press of Liverpool and Hodder and Stoughton, Ltd.

Place

Liverpool / London

Date

1925

Item Description

Large 4to. 10 x 12.75 inches. xxi + 113 pp. + 32 plates, some folding and 4 large folded coloured maps in pocket inside rear board. In stiff card boards with yellow linen spine. Deckled edges. Extremities worn, hinges starting to crack and some foxing, with one map neatly repaired; otherwise a very good copy. Two signatures on first free endpaper. Illustrated by 32 plates, including frontispiece and maps, some folding and in outline colour, by 4 large folding coloured maps in pocket at end and by maps and diagrams in text. Decorated by device on title page. The first part is a survey of East Kent as it existed in the mid 1920s; the second proposals for the future, including zoning, electric power and social and educational considerations. A lavishly illustrated document, by the town planner, Patrick Abercrombie (1879-1957), Chairman of the CPRE in 1926 and later well known for his radical plan for post-war London and John Archibald (b.1891) of the Town Planning Institute.

[Stock No. 26005]

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