Stratford-upon-Avon: Report on Future Development

ABERCROMBIE, PATRICK & LASCELLES

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Lodon: Hodder & Stoughton, 1923, Report commissioned by the Stratford-upon-Avon Preservation Committee to provide a survey of its present condition, and the role of imminent industrialization. Abercrombie suggests a policy of self-interest which avoids inconsiderate development and inconsiderate conservatism, a system in which local interests serve the interests of national sentiment, with the implementation of a town-planning scheme involving open space, business and residential areas, agriculture, and factories. First edition. 30.5 cm; pp. xi, 35; illustrated from 13 [of14] plates from photographs (LACKING Pl. 1, Shakespeare's Birthplace in the First Half of the 19th Century), and from five plans, some folding. Soiling to covers; wear to spine; owner's name; lacking one photographic plate; else a good copy in printed wrappers. (Item ID: 013050)


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