Jack Pritchard. Introduction by Fiona MacCarthy.
Routledge & Kegan Paul. London. 1984. First edition. Inscribed by Pritchard in ink to title-page - 'For Anastasia with best wishes from John Pritchard / June 12 '89'. Hardback; black cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 189 pages. Frontispiece and 69 b&w illustrations. English. 245 x 195mm. 0.7kg. 0710202318. Near fine, in near fine dust jacket; slight shelf wear to jacket; crease to top forecorner of front free endpaper, spotting to page edges.
An inscribed copy of the memoirs of the British Modernist designer Jack Pritchard. Pritchard was an important exponent of Modernism in twentieth-century Britain. He commissioned the Lawn Road Flats and set up the furniture company Isokon. The memoirs discuss his career as well as the central role he and his wife Molly played in the artistic community in Hampstead during the thirties.
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