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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. Pl... 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 defe... 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 , tigh... 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

NORTH-WEST AND SOUTH NORFOLK The Buildings of England BE 24

By: PEVSNER , Nikolaus , Dr

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, PENGUIN Books: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123963

Condition: VG


Brown/White Card Covers with Dust Jacket (Paperback)180 x 115 mm approx. First Edition 1st Printing of No 24 in series.438 pp + Blanks for notes. Double page map and all b/w illustrations as expected. VG/G (Book- A little light shelf rubbing and reading crease to spine. Previous owner name and private ex lib ink block to half title. Binding sound with no annotations or notes to rear. Dust Jacket- Chip to head of of up to 15 mm with light general shelf wear/soiling .Supp... View more info

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THE BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND CHESHIRE

By: PEVSNER, Sir Nikolaus , Professor Emeritus History of Art , HUBBARD , Edward , Mem.Chester Diocesan Advisory Committee for Care of Churches

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth, PENGUIN Books: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123434

ISBN: 0140710426

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b.Good D/j.1st.442pp. Illust. b/w photo-plates. Penguin Pevsner Architectural series.Sir N Pevsner & Edward Hubbard a committee mem.of Victorian Soc etc. Note on Both authors to rear D/j inner flap.[ black boards, gilt decs & title to spine+ gilt penguin to front. no previous owner name or insc ] Dust Jacket not price clipped. edgewear col/rub/loss. Size185x115mm. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our image of the actual book ... View more info

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KENT CHURCHES 1954

By: PRATT BOORMAN , H R , MBE MA FJI , TORR , V J

Price: £14.00

Publisher: MAIDSTONE, KENT MESSENGER: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5136

Condition: VG


Larger format H/b Dust Jacket VG/Poor+.1st ed. A Comprehensive work on the Churches of Kent seeking to do justice to many Kent Churches which, due to their remoteness & lack of visitors, have hitherto attracted little attention . Profusely Illustrated B/w plates. (some taken prior to WW2 ) set on heavy paper with accompanying text.176pp (Purple cloth boards+ gilt titles to book- No previous owner name or insc. slight fading to boards at extremities] D/J not price clipped... View more info

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ORKNEY and SHETLAND Exploring Scotland's Heritage

By: RITCHIE , Anna , Series Editor , Foreword

Price: £6.00

Publisher: SCOTLAND, HMSO: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121946

ISBN: 0114924589

Condition: VG+


Oblong laminated VG+ P/b. illustrated 'nigh all pages b/w plates & in line. Ancient Archaeology Military Architecture. Lighthouses , Fair Isle Medieval Places settlements Scapa Flow chambered cairns etc. 183pp. Museums & Excursions.col map to end paper.Ancient monuments.Series editor A Ritchie.The Royal Commission on the Ancient & Historical Monuments of Scotland.[ clean covers, no loss. tight bindings ,no inscsp. no notable defect.Please see our image of the actual book... View more info

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THE POETRY OF ARCHITECTURE Or The ARCHITECTURE of the NATIONS of EUROPE CONSIDERED in its ASSOCIATION with NATURAL SCENERY and NATIONAL CHARACTER

By: RUSKIN, JOHN

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Orpington & London, GEORGE ALLEN: 1893

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118381

Condition: Very Good


Original Green cloth boards+ gilt titles to spine.xii + 261 nos pp. Colour frontis , 14 photogravures+ 14 other figs. by the author, guards to photogravure plates. Comparative study of English & European Cottages & Villas prompted by his observation of the contrast between;- cottages of Westmorland with those of Italy. VG (book- minor colour rub/fade/ loss edgewear, little fraying to spine ends. med/heavy fox spotting tan to end papers & half title, lighter to foredge,wi... View more info

WATCHER AT THE CITY GATE FOR THIRTY-EIGHT REIGNS AD 1137 - 1956

By: SALTER , G H , Rector of Sepulchre's

Price: £7.50

Publisher: LONDON, HODDER & STOUGHTON: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9955

Condition: VG


Paper Back , VG/VG , 1st edition 1956 , profusely illustrated b/w , 116pps , The History of One of London's Mediaeval Churches St Sepulchre's Church , Newgate , AD 1137 - 1956 - telling Saints and rascals , philosophers , Great Fire , Great Plague , Tyburn gives way to Newgate [ prison ] , Martyrs burn in Smithfield , scandoulous weddings in Fleet Prison , body-snatchers , the Gordon Riots . a very interesting historical account [ book - plain glued card covers - no insc... View more info

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SELECTIONS from the WRITINGS of JOHN RUSKIN

By: SINCLAIR , William , Hon.Sec.Ruskin Society, Glasgow ,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: EDINBURGH, W P NIMMO, HAY & MITCHELL: 1907

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121126

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b.1st ed.thus.1907.Biographical Intro; by W Sinclair the Hon.Sec.of the Ruskin Society in Glasgow.Set in 6 parts:- Travel , Nature , Painting , Architecture , Ethical & Misc;Selections from;- Modern Painters, The Seven Lamps of Architecture, The stones of Venice, The two Paths, The Harbours of England, The Political Economy of Art, A Joy forever and Two or Three Pamphlets.Tissue-Guard Frontis; Sepia Portrait photo of J Ruskin.548pp+ xxxviii.[ dark olive green cloth ... View more info

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EDINBURGH

By: SITWELL, SACHEVERELL & BAMFORD, FRANCIS

Price: £14.00

Publisher: LONDON, FABER & FABER: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9996

Condition: Good


Lilac cloth with light blue title block and gilt titles to spine. 320pp, Frontis + 11 other plates as called for. History of the "Modern Athens" studying her growth from the time of the Roman invasion through the centuries of war and internecine strife. 1st Edition copy with dust jacket. Good / VG (Book- lliquid stains to cloth ingressing up to 50 cms from bottom edge, end papers foxed with a little foxing to edges of book block the paper of which is also a lit... View more info

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HOVE'S ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE Preserving the Past Safeguarding the Future

By: SOMERVILLE , Gordon , HAMMER , Ken , Compiler

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Brighton & Hove , Sussex, Hove Council / Evening Argus: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 121506

ISBN: 0861470702

Condition: VG+


Slim laminated P/b.1st ed.thus1986.52pp.Illustrated b/w AlL Pages with plates & Old Maps. Pages.Exploring the history & architecture.[ keeping the charm / the Avenues / Cliftonville / Denmark Villas / The Drive / the Engineerium / Hangleton Manor / Portslade Old Village / Brinswick / Waterloo / ] Reprints 9 Articles.[ tight binding, No inscsp, clean staples , Fine throughout] covers light edgwera col.rub/loss.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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INGENUITY AND ENGINEERING The Waterman Story

By: SOUDEN , David , Historian

Price: £17.00

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE, GRANTA Editions: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120312

ISBN: 1857570790

Condition: VG +


Large square H/b D/j .1st ed.Structional Engineering successful business that started with one man and a kitchen table.Author & Historian D Souden.50 years on - most prestigious building projects - environmental sciences - home & abroad - Waterman first to move to a full stock market listing - pioneered fast-track etc. 116pp.Profusely illus.Colour 7 b/w platse nigh all pages. [ architecture / design / science / company history] book no inscsp, all as new bar light crease... View more info

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SACRED GEOMETRY Deciphering the Code

By: STEPHEN SKINNER , World-Renowned Expert , Geography Lecturer & Author

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, GAIA BOOKS: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123919

ISBN: 1856752623

Condition: As New


Pastel Green Boards with white titles. 240 x 200 mm approx. 160 pp. Exploration into the geometric patterns in nature, their mathematical structure along with sacred number sequences etc; their reverence in ancient cultures and employment in architecture and art. As New/ Near Fine (Book- no defects. No previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket- Minuscule rubbing to top corner tips. Non price clipped). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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ENGLISH FURNITURE, DECORATION, WOODWORK & ALLIED ARTS DURING THE LAST HALF OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY, AND THE WHOLE OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, AND THE EARLIER PART OF THE NINTEENTH

By: STRANGE, THOMAS ARTHUR

Price: £22.50

Publisher: LONDON, AUTHOR: 1900

Seller ID: 118290

Condition: Poor+


Red cloth boards with cloth faux leather quarterbinding, Blind impressed titles to spine and gilt titles to front board, 285x220mm approx. Title + 3 prelims + 368pp mainly of illustrations, profiles and scale drawings with some notes. R&J Adam, Thomas Chippendale, Cipriani, Placido Columbani, John Cruden, Grinling Gibbons, James Gibbs, Inigo Jones, Angelica Kaufman, Mayhew and Ince, Thomas Sheraton, Sir John Vanbrugh, Antonio Zucchi, Enlarged Edition Undated, attributed ... View more info

The Story of Rochester Cathedral Illustrated Third Edition

By: The Bishop of Bath & Wells with Revisions By Bishop Blackie Dean of Rochester

Price: £2.50

Publisher: GLOUCESTER, The British Publishing Company Ltd:

Seller ID: 9182

Condition: Good +


Sewn Paperback small slim format , Good+ , Third edition Undated circa Late 1930's , illustrated 9 mono plates , one Plan and Advertisements , The story of Rochester Cathedral by the Dean [ Church Guides ] 6d , Brief history - Exterior - Interior - the Crypt - Graffiti - Cloister Garth - Cathedral plate [ grey p/b no inscsp / annotaions , tight binding , Interior - light fox creamed paper , Exterior - med fox browned View more info

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DITCHLING PRESERVED Millennium Photographic Exhibition of Listed Buildings in Ditchling , a Sussex Downland Village

By: The Ditchling Society

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Ditchling , Sussex, Ditchling Society / Ditchling Museum: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed Copy

Seller ID: 121020

Condition: Fine


FINE. Tall slim Ring-bound P/b in clear Publisher's Plastic protective cover. Research done by the Ditchling History Project.Architecture old Buildings from 14th c. to 19th c. and their usage and occupants ie: Eric Gill & Sopers.[ no inscsp, as new ] Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

By: TURNER, HAMILTON H.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, BATSFORD: 1948

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 9498

Condition: VG-


SIGNED Copy , H/b , Dust Jacket , 1948 , Rust cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and front board, xiii + 144pp. 4th Edition of the then Standard work on Architectural Pracice revised and amplified to include chapter on repairs and rebuiiding War Damage. The book is warmly inscribed "with the compliments and thanks of the author and signed and dated by him July 1948. VG-/VG+ (Book- attractive hand made book plate to front paste down, boards are marked from damp... View more info