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THE CALIFORNIA ARCHITECTURE of FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT

By: GEBHARD , DAVID , Professor Architectural History

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 10970

ISBN: 0500341060

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE Large H/b+ D/j.1st UK.ed. Professor of Architectural History at University of California D Gebhard. Colour photos;-by Scot Zimmerman. This is the first book to focus exclusively on the California Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright. It chronicles a remarkable body of work: from his Mayn inspired residences of the early 20's - to - the Marin County Civic Centre: from the modular Honeycomb house to the ingenious Morris store facade; - Wright's forceful individuali... View more info

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MANUAL OF DESIGN COMPILED FROM THE WRITINGS AND ADDRESSES OF RICHARD REDGRAVE, R.A. SURVEYOR OF HER MAJESTY'S PICTURES, LATE INSPECTOR-GENERAL FOR ART, SCIENCE AND ART DEPARTMENT

By: GILBERT R. REDGRAVE , Late Inspector -General forArt, Science & Art depmt.Surveyor of Her majesty's Pictures

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, CHAPMAN AND HALL: 1890

Seller ID: 117849

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth boards with gilt and black titles and black embossed decs. 200x135mm approx. viii + 173pp 18 line illust. + 1 page list of South Kensington Museum Science and Art Handbooks. April 1890 reprint from stereotype plates of the first edition of 1876 and No 6. in series. The handbook is in three sections; The Principles of Ornament; The Application of the Principles of Ornament to the Manufactures and The Teaching of Ornament, and the Education of the Designer. VG ... View more info

CROSBY HALL A CHAPTER IN THE HISTORY OF LONDON

By: GOSS, CHARLES W.F.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: LONDON, CROWTHER & GOODMAN: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5068

Condition: G+


Red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and front board. 160pp. Frontis with tissue guard + 35 other illust. Brief account of the history of Crosby Hall, Bishopsgate, London. with chronology of Freeholders, Leaseholders and Occupiers + Bibliography. G+ (no d/j) Gift insc. to front paste down. Lacks ffep. Corners bumped with some shelf wear and light soiling to boards. Binding sound. View more info

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

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

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 s... 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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HENRY WINSTANLEY and the EDDYSTONE LIGHTHOUSE

By: HART-DAVIS, Adam , Broadcaster , Author etc., TROSCIANKO , Emily ,

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Stroud, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122016

Condition: VG+


Near Fine H/b & D/j.On 26th November 1903, during the worst storm ever recorded in Britain, H Winstanley died in his Lighthouse when it was blown away - ingenious - he had a home of gadgets he charged a shilling admission to - He went on the build his lighthouse,on ar ock, in the open sea; which many said could not been done. Author is the renowned Broadcaster A Hart-Davis [ Tomorrow's World / What the Romans Did For Us etc] & author of 15 books to date. E Troscianko stu... 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 ... 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... 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]... 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 t... 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 ... View more info

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OLD JERSEY HOUSES AND THOSE WHO LIVED IN THEM Vol I 1500-1700 with Vol II from 1700 onwards

By: JOAN STEVENS (nee Collas)

Price: £125.00

Publisher: CHICHESTER, PHILLIMORE & Co Ltd.: 1980

Seller ID: 121392

ISBN: 085033389x

Condition: Fine


2 Vols.[1] Blue boards with gilt titles to spine. 280 x 215 mm approx. 262 pp. Colour frontis + many other maps plans photos and drawings all as called for save for the book marker. The copy offered by us is of the fourth edition of 1980 which contains a substantial addenda and corrigenda which extends the number of houses and adds to information on those covered in the earlier editions. It is a very difficult work to source and is offered with a first Edition copy of Vo... View more info

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COLLINS GUIDE TO ENGLISH PARISH CHURCHES INCLUDING THE ISLE OF MAN

By: JOHN BETJEMAN (EDITOR)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, COLLINS: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123647

Condition: Very Good


Black Buckram Cloth Boards with gilt tiles to spine. 215 x 145 mm approx. 480 pp. 64 b/w photo. plates + numerous unspecified line drawings by John Piper. Historical intro and prefaces for each County by John Betjeman followed by descriptions county by county in alphabetical order according to the village or town of over 4.000 churches by numerous contributors. The book contains a helpful index of architects and artists cross referenced to the references made for those s... 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 ... 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 offe... 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 nu... View more info