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THE STORY OF PRITTLEWELL CHURCH

By: GOWING, ELLIS N.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: SOUTHEND-ON-SEA, PRITTLEWELL PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL: 1932

Seller ID: 10949

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card wraps, 30pp printed on laid paper. 1932.Frontis + 7other b/w line illustrations as called for. Written by a former vicar of the church and comprising three chapters; Historical notes, The Parish Church and the Town, Guide. + bibliography. VG (Booklet Light shelf soiling and rubbing. No prvious owner name or insc. A sound clean copy. View more info

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TREASURY of BOOK ORNAMENT and DECORATION 537 Borders, Frames & Spot Illustrations from Early 20th Century Italian Sources

By: GRAFTON, Carol Belanger , Noted Artist

Price: £7.00

Publisher: New York, DOVER Publications Inc.: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11814

ISBN: 0486251675

Condition: VG+


VG+ Large Slim P/b. internally Fine, no inscp. no annotation. miniscule edgewear to covers. Edited by Noted Artist & Illustrator CB Grafton.[Exciting & unusual designs. Initials / books/ zodiac/ music/ animals/ people/ borders, Cartouches & other designs] for all artists / designers desiring a copyright-free ornament - decoration book of reference - all pages illus b/w. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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ORKNEY THE MAGNETIC NORTH

By: GUNN , J , MA DSc FRSGS FSA Scot ,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, THOMAS NELSON and Sons: 1945

Seller ID: 123682

Condition: VG


VG H/b.Small.1945 ,Well illus. 52 b/w plates , Maps to end papers , , 286pps. Incl. contributed chapters , Preface., appendix , Glos , index. Ancient Monuments & Historic Buildings [ clean blue cloth with Bright gilt both to spine & front Emblem , tight bindings , med fox tanning initial /last few pages+ foredge,, No inscsp. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE LIFE AND WORKS OF CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH 1868 - 1928

By: HARRIS , NATHANIEL

Price: £4.00

Publisher: LOMOND: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 121672

ISBN: 0947782591

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in FINE D/j. book as new.Square format.1st ed.thus., profusely illustrated. 79pp. lavishly illustrated in colour , showing superb craftsmanship using finest materials , an essential guide to one of the world's greatest architects & designers with comprehensive introduction and a magnificent collection of works with explanatory text by N Harris , colour illustrated [all pages ] [ no inscsp / not price clipped ]Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale View more info

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HARRIS'S GUIDE TO CHURCHES AND CATHEDRALS Discovering the Unique & Unusual in Over 500 Churches & Cathedrals

By: HARRIS, BRIAN L , Retired Headmaster

Price: £17.00

Publisher: LONDON, EBURY PRESS: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11654

ISBN: 0091912512

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in FINE D/j.1st ed.Thoroughly Researched over 50 years by Brian L Harris written in the style of Nikolaus Pevsner & Arthur Mee. A Guide to the Unique, the unusual & the rare. A marvelous treasury of facts illustrated in both Colour & b/w plates.482pp.[ black cloth gilt titles, No inscsp Fine] Dust Jacket also Fine, not price clipped.NB.Unfortunate heavy volume will incur extra postage for oversea orders.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

TREASURES OF ART STAINED GLASS OF YORK MINSTER

By: HARRISON,CANON F.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, THE STUDIO:

Seller ID: 10942

Condition: VG


French Fold Card Wraps, 16pp + 8 pp of full colour plates tipped on with descriptive text oposite. Undated. VG (No previous owner name or insc. A little light rubbing with a few small nicks to top edge of rear panel and light general shelf soiling to card covers. Price clipped. Light foxing to end papers. No other notable defects). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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LIST OF ANTIQUITIES in the Administrative County of SURREY With a General Introduction and Photographic Iillustrations Third Edition

By: HAWLEY, C.D.

Price: £9.95

Publisher: KINGSTON UPON THAMES, SURREY COUNTY COUNCIL: 1939

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 6627

Condition: VG


An excellent Reference work with Pre-War Photos of some Antiquities/ Buildings which sadly no longer survive.Fold- out Frontis Map of Surrey 1724. by H.Moll Geographer + 3 other Maps - one of which is also Fold -out ( Reproduction of Ogilby's Road Map 1675. London to Chichester) 42 b/w photo. illustrations.84pp.VG [beige cloth+ black titles with black line boarder, further title & Surrey Coat of Arms to front. neat previous owner book plate to front paste down. Ink gift insc. to ffep. minor shelf soiling/wear. No fraying or splits to cloth. Tight Binding .[ No d/j.) Please see our image of the... View more info

SOME LONDON CHURCHES

By: HERMITAGE DAY, REV E.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, MOWBRAY, A.R.: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10083

Condition: VG


Green Cloth boards with gold blocking to spine and front, Map of London to front end papers showing location of churches featured, uncut pages, vii + 102pp. Twenty Six plates from original pencil drawings by Ellwood + vignettes with historical and descriptive notes by the author. VG (Book- No previous owner name or insc. Light shelf wear to extremities of boards with no notable soiling. A particularly bright and clean copy of interest to collectors of books on London and its Churches). View more info

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HORSHAM HOUSES A Study of Early Buildings in a Market Town

By: HUGHES , Annabelle , MA , Chairman Horsham Society & Free-Lance Consultant on Historical Buildings

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Chichester , Sussex, Phillimore & Co Ltd: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119518

ISBN: 0850336058

Condition: Fine


Large FINE H/b in VG+ /J.1st ed.Ilustrated 170 [ listed] b/w illustrations mostly photographic plates & in line.A Study of Early Buildings in a Market Town by A Hughes MA Chairman Horsham Society & Free-Lance Consultant on Historical Buildings.Two different Area Maps to end papers.Intro; [ Perry Place / "Lost" Burgages / Middle Street formerly Butcher's Row / Chesworth House / The Chequer etc] 137pp.Phillimore series.[ brown cloth gilt titles. No inscp.book Fine] Dust Jacket price clipped , very minor loss top rear corner.no loss.no tears.no crease. now in clear easily Removable propri... View more info

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THE OLD CHURCHES of SNOWDONIA Facsimile with Additional Material by the Snowdonia National Park Society

By: HUGHES , Harold , NORTH , Herbert L , both eminent Architects

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Capel Curig , Gwynedd / Bangor, SNOWDONIA NATIONAL PARK SOCIETY / Foster Publishers: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 120890

Condition: Near Fine


H/b+D/j both Near FINE.1st ed.thus FACSIMILE. Both Authors Eminent Architects.Original Publisher Foster Publishers of BangorA Limited Edition of 2,000 copies.Current Welsh spelling of place names are used in the Additional material.Foreword by the Dean of Bangor.Profiles on H Hughes & H North.Historical Intro; Notes , Access , 5 Appendices [ Sites , Plate , Holy WElls, Inscribed Stones, carvings] 309pp.One fine Fold-Out Map plus maps to end papers.[ eggshell cloth Gilt titles No inscsp. tight binding. real miniscule indent to base & softness to spine top; all else Fine] amazing, still white, s... View more info

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ANGLICAN CHURCH ARCHITECTURE, WITH SOME REMARKS UPON ECCLESIASTICAL FURNITURE

By: JAMES BARR

Price: £20.00

Publisher: OXFORD, JOHN HENRY PARKER: 1843

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 122524

Condition: Very Good


Original blind stamped decorative cloth with gilt titles to spine.180 x 115 mm approx. 8 + 216pp. Frontis plate with tissue guard + 102 other engraved illustrations of which 27 on plates and the remainder in text all as called for. Original yellow end papers. Advertised as being an introduction to the study of the Ecclesiastical Architecture of England and a practical guide to those engaged in the erection or restoration of a Church and first published in 1842. The copy offered by us is of the revised 2nd edition of 1843 to which was added an account of the symbols used by early Christians and... View more info

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TEWKESBURY

By: JONES , ANTHEA , Ph D

Price: £12.00

Publisher: CHICHESTER, PHILLIMORE: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10281

ISBN: 0850336317

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in VG D/.,1st ed.illustrated 71 excellent photographic plates + 5 Maps &10 in-line. A Jones Ph D- current Head of History & Director of Studies at Cheltenham Ladies' College. Frontis: - Abbey Cottages. Intro - brief guide.231pp [ before the Normans - to - 1940 ] Monastry to market , impact of events 1400 - 1550 etc. Phillimore series. [ dark cloth gilt titles, no notable defects, no inscsp] Dust Jacket not price clipped - shows Tewkesbury Abbey & Abbey Mills as seen from across the River Avon - dot colour rub/loss to 2 corners1mm , spine fade , bright & clean covers.Please see our ima... View more info

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK of OLD ENGLISH CHURCHES Revised

By: JONES , Lawrence E , Hon Sec. Friends of Friendless Churches etc. & Lecturer for benefit Historic Churches Preservation Trust,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, FREDERICK WARNE & Co.Ltd: 1976

Seller ID: 121985

ISBN: 0723200785

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in VG+ D/j.1976.No 36. Describing the Principal Exterior & Internal Features. b/w illus. 44 photo-plates & in line by ASB New.Reprint of the 1969 Revised ed.Architectoral Periods.New County Boundaries.[ red cloth bright blue titles , no inscp.no annotation.no notable defect] Dust Jacket just starting to fox cream to spine & rear margins.price clipped. real tiny laminate nick top rear corner [1mm-or less]all else fine. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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ISLAMIC ART and CULTURE Timeline and History

By: KHALILI , Nasser D , Professor , PhD KSS KCFO

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cairo, The American University Cairo Press: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 120160

ISBN: 9774161947

Condition: Fine


h/b D/j.FINE/FINE.The Timeline is followed by an essay on the history of islamic Art & Culture; with individual chpts; devoted to Calligraphy / Qur'ans / Miniature painting / Bookbinding / Laquer-painting / Pottery & ceramics / Glass & Rock Crystal / Metalwork / arms & armour / Jewelry / Carpets & Textiles / Coins / Architecture [ Comprehensive art books ] Wonderful Colour photographic plates to all pages on all subjects.Includes a turning Circular-wheel Chart to show numerous countries with statistics on one side & Architectural Masterpieces of the world to the other side. card circular to sh... View more info

ON THE CANALS OF AMSTERDAM

By: KOOT, TON , HOFKER , WILLEM G

Price: £12.00

Publisher: THE HAGUE, UITGEVERIJ NIJGH & VAN DITMAR: 1973

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 9797

Condition: VG


H/b , Dust Jacket , VG/Good+ , Brown paded imitation leather boards with gilt and white lettering. 104pp incl bibliography and colophon. 45 pencil drawings by Hofker of fromer seedy, dilapidated, and derelict houses and properties which have been restored to their former glory by talented and dedicated architects. First published in Dutch under the title "Langs de Amsterdamse grachten this edition was translated by Y.D.Ovink-van Nickerk. VG/VG- (Book- no previous owner name or insc. A little rubbing/shelf wear to extremities of boards. Dust Jacket - complete but with rubbing and a few tear... View more info

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BUILDING OXFORD'S HERITAGE Summ & Company from 1815

By: LAW , BRIAN R , the Late University Teacher

Price: £16.00

Publisher: OXFORD, SYMM / Prelude Promotion: 2007

Seller ID: 10206

ISBN: 0953287300

Condition: Fine


Large FINE H/b in FINE D/j. 2007.135pp.Profusely illustrated Colour & b/w plates. Foreword , Intro; [ builders / architects / clients ] , 2 Oxford Map's - 1817 & 1994. Appendix , Note - value of money. Author BR Law the Late University Teacher & Oxford Resident etc [ Oxford building trade / the foundations / Gothic revival / new partnership / present / future ] [ no inscsp / not price clipped ] NB. unfortunate heavy vol.- hence oversea orders will incur extra postage. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE RIDDLE OF THE PYRAMIDS

By: MENDELSSOHN , Dr. Kurt , FRS , Egyptologist & Fellow Royal Soc.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1974

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 9270

ISBN: 0500050155

Condition: Fine


FINE Large H/b.Near Fine D/j.1st. Detailed Examination by Respected Egyptologist & Fellow of the Royal Society, Dr K Mendelssohn FRS. Exploring the riddle why so much labour & resource was applied, by the ancient civilizations of Egypt & Mexico, in the building of the pyramids. 85 illus.15 Colour & 42 in line. [ gold-sand cloth gilt titles & gilt motif to front board, no previous owner name or inscription] Dust Jacket not price clipped, no nicks or tears, no notable defects to book or jacket. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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PIERS , Glory Days

By: MICKLBURGH , TIM

Price: £9.95

Publisher: SURREY, Dial House Inprint Ian Allan Publishing Ltd: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11351

ISBN: 0711026556

Condition: VG+


Social History of Piers in their glory days - Bygone Activity , Walking the Proemenade and Piers - popular in the Victorian Era Illustrated History from yetseryear to present day.illustrated Photographic History, Colour & b/w.96pp.[ col front board shows Cromer Pier opened 1901 - col rear board shows Southampton Royal Pier c.1910. tight binding, fine throughout, no inscsp. PLS see our image View more info

WITH HENRY MOORE the Artist at Work Photographed By Gemma Levine

By: MOORE , HENRY , Levine , Gemma , Photographer

Price: £9.95

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 11033

ISBN: 0283991674

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE Large P/b.1st ed thus P/b.159pp. [Famous Artists] Sculptor Henry Moore - the Artist at Work - a Visual work - photographed by Photographer Gemma Levine: this is her 2nd book with Henry Moore. Profuselly illustrated nigh all pages with some plates in Colour. Contents - Preface by D Mitchinson , Portraits of the artist, Enviroment , Origin of ideas , the studio, idea progression, tools , work execution , finished works].no notable defects to laminated book , tight binding , no inscsp. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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CARLISLE An Illustrated History

By: PERRIAM , D R ,

Price: £7.00

Publisher: CARLISLE, BOOKCASE: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121670

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE large P/b.Illustrated laminated card covers, 300 x 210mm.96 Headings from Early Settlement Neolithic - to - 1990 [ Transport , Roman Wall , Aviation , WW1 markets / education , industry , water , hotels / 1745 Rebellion ,Victoria viaduct etc ] numerous b/w plates / illus to all pages.[ No inscsp. no notable defect. no spine, or colour, fade] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info