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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 offered for sale. 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 , 20/-, Wear to extremities -mainly colour loss but some loss at head of spine- max 10x7mm. and a few closed tears- max 15mm... 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 offered for sale. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 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,with occasional spots to margins. A few signatures at rear unopened. No inscsp, no other notable defects). Please see our image... 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 inscsp , sound copy ] [ whicker basket pattern D/j clear navy titles to front+ spine , light edgwear - now in claer proprietary p... 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 Bright Gilt titles to front & spine.No inscsp.exposed rear hinge-crease yet binding of book block tight & sound.light fox tan... 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 little tanned. Ink gift insc. to ffep. Binding sound and square with no other defects. The book has been downgraded from VG beca... 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- line to last end paper[ blank page] near Fine.[ Dust Jacket not clipped, also as new bar from minor nick-loss to spine 1mm.... 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

Image for 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

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 as [1900] per research on Copac. Whilst title page headed "A Guide to collectors" this extensive work is also of imme... 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

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 but not too obtrusive and no distracting odour. Dust Jacket- non price clipped, clean, light tanning to spine, no significan... View more info

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OUR BUILDING INHERITANCE Are we to use or lose it?

By: WALTER H.GODFREY

Price: £8.00

Publisher: LONDON, FABER & FABER: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124104

Condition: Very Good


Salmon Pink Cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine, 225 x 145 mm approx. 88 pp + 64 pp of plates on glossy paper containing 104 b/w photos + high street profile in line drawings of High Street Lewes Sussex in final chapter. The author an experienced architect pleads his case for the sympathetic adaption of our historic buildings to modern day needs rather than wholesale destruction. With hints for conversion "the book is worth having for the photographs alone- and doubly worth having for the text" - John Betjeman quote from flap fold. We endorse this for the many photographs of buildi... View more info

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THE CATHEDRALS AND OTHER CHURCHES OF GREAT BRITAIN

By: WARRACK, JOHN

Price: £7.95

Publisher: EDINBURGH, OTTO SCHULZE and Co:

Seller ID: 1254

Condition: VG+


Larger format undatedc.1930, Grey Cloth with black lettering and design to top board with laid on b/w photograph. illustrated with One hundred photographs in monochrome + Introduction by John Warrack[ Rhind Lectures in Archaeology 1919-20]. . VG+ ( Sound clean copy).no inscsp. PLS see our image View more info

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THE NATIONAL MONUMENT TO BE COMPLETED FOR THE SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY ON THE MODEL OF THE PARTHENON AN APPEAL TO THE SCOTTISH PEOPLE , DELUX Edition in Slipcase box

By: WILLIAM MITCHELL , S.S.C.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: LONDON, ADAM AND CHARLES BLACK: 1907

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118197

Condition: Near Fine


In Slipcase box.Sewn paperback with envelope fold style printed jacket with purple titles and decs. 275x220mm approx.xxi + 63 nos. pp + plans. 4 page prospectus loosely laid in giving binding styles and prices for copies to be ordered in various cases and bindings from Bernard Quaritch. Colour frontis + five other colour illustrations and plans (original and revised- drawn by Henry F Kerr ARIBA + facsimile letters. These together with the colour illustrations are printed on quality art paper whilst the text of the book is printed on hand made paper with the watermark of Hodgkinson & co. The pr... View more info