Pel and Tubular Steel Furniture of the Thirties (with) a Poster-Brochure Stalen Stoelen 1925-1940 Groninger Museum, Groningen 17.4 - 18.5. 1981 Ahrend Projektcentrum, Utrecht 25.5 - 16.6 1981
Sharp, Dennis; Tim Benton and Barbie Campbell Cole

London & Edinburgh: The Architectural Association, 1977. 62 pages; thoroughly illustrated in black and white, an interesting and informative catalog for this very specific style of metal furniture design; sections concerning: Visual Chronology of Tubular Steel, Tubular Steel and the Public, Thonet, Gispen, Tubular Steel in Britain, Accles and Pollock and the Foundation of Pel, Production and Technique, Retailers, Designers, companies, catalogues, Pel, Cox, Steelchrome, British Ideal Patents and Furniture; laid-in is old purchase receipt for the catalogue from the Association (with) the Stalen SToelen 1925-1940 poster brochure, approx. 11 1/4" x 31" long, the poster side dramatically printed in red, black and white by STD Suurling Treffers Designers Groningen, back is illustrated in black and white with examples of early twentieth century steel furniture, including designs by Le Corbusier, Anton Lorenz, Mies Van der Rohe, Gerrit Rietveld, more, light wear along fold lines, in very good condition; the PEL item in the original illustrated paper wrap covers; some edge, tips wear to the binding; very good condition. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 19385)


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