Lanham, Maryland: Academy Editions, 1996. Hardcover. 31 x 25.5 cm. Quarto. 256pp, over 460 illustrations. Grey cloth in dust jacket. Small bump to bottom of front cover. Light yellowing to some of the page edges. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Item #67865
From the jacket flap: "Gordon Cullen was a key motivator and activist in the development of British theories of urban design in the post-war period. Illustrated with over 300 works selected from the thousands of drawings Gordon Cullen made during his lifetime, this anthology documents his influential career as an urban theorist, artist, and illustrator from 1930 to 1990. The majority of hjis beautiful drawings have never been published before except in professional reports, and this book contains numerous drawings executed for the pleasure of obseervation as well as those produced for his many consultancies. With the assistance of family and friends, the author charts his life and work and ocmments on his contributions to twentieth-century urban design. His graphic techniques and their application and influence are examined as well as his attitude to the symbolism of objects in the environment. "