Title THE SCOTTISH THIRTIES: AN ARCHITECTURAL INTRODUCTION.
Publisher Scottish Academic Press, Edinburgh, 1987.
Seller ID 17119
200 pp, small 4to (10 7/16" H), soft cover. ISBN 0707304946 Profusely illustrated in b&w and color with photographs, drawings, profiles, reproductions. "....raises questions concerning the nature and culture of Scotland between the Wars. What wa s the influence of nationalism? Why did so many people abandon tenements for bungalows? What were the politics behind the new Scottish Office in Edinburgh? Why were new factories built mainly for consumer industries? What was an 'atmos p h e r i c ' ? What, in short, was the spirit of the Scottish thirties? Quoting extensively from interviews, contemporary descriptions, and the literature of the period, Charles McKean gives an introduction to the Thirties through its buildings, wi th o ve r 40 0 bl a ck-and-white and colour photographs and drawings." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - heavy bump to top front corner of book - migrates gradually to approx. page 90, very light soiling to bot tom ed ge of t ext bl o ck, minor rubbing. VG-