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Image for Historic Houses - Australian Council of National Trusts - Heritage Reprints

Historic Houses - Australian Council of National Trusts - Heritage Reprints

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian Council of National Trusts: 1982

Seller ID: 001996

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated throughout with colour and black-and-white photos, large 4to, pp (vii), 604, in dustwrapper with very slight shelf wear, otherwise a very good copy. [This in the first combined edition of "Historic Public Buildings of Australia" (1971) and "Historic Houses of Australia" (1974) ]. View more info

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Flats - Municipal and Private Enterprise

By: N/A

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Ascot Gas Water Heaters Ltd: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009832

Condition: Good


Very well illustrated throughout, quarto, pp 287, very slightly worn internally, cloth a little marked and thumbed, a small stain around the top edge of the upper cover. [There are extensive site plans, floor plans, photographs and kitchen details of many newly constructed buildings, mainly throughout the home counties and London, such as Islington, Southwark, Stockwell, Hackney, Hampstead, Pinner, Staines, Bournemouth etc.. These are preceeded by short articles on working class housing, management of flats, planning against noise, air-raid precautions, radio reception, design of continental f... View more info

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La Voute de la Chapelle Sixtine

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Vatican City, L'Illustrazione Vaticana: 1935

Seller ID: 009877

Condition: Good


Illustrated, including a folding plate of the whole ceiling, large slim quarto, pp 42, a little worn and aged internally, lower corners of two pages with loss due to insect damage, paperback, covers rather worn, a bit stained (with slight staining internally also. [The Sistine Chapel is a chapel in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope, in Vatican City. Originally known as the Cappella Magna, the chapel takes its name from Pope Sixtus IV, who restored it between 1477 and 1480. Since that time, the chapel has served as a place of both religious and functionary papal activity.... View more info

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Leighton House

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010017

Condition: Good


Well illustrated, large slim 8vo, pp 32, a little age-toned and with very slight foxing, staples slightly rusty, paperback, covers slightly worn and foxed. [Apparently produced by the committee formed to purchase and preserve the house. The list of Committee members at the rear is dated 1897.] View more info

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Famous Old Inns of London

By: N/A

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Torquay, Hamilton-Fisher & Co:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012077

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, small horizontal 12mo (measures 150mm x 116mm], pp (48), paperback, very slightly worn. SCARCE. [" 45 photographs of inns with history, general information and map".) Postage will be much reduced. View more info

Image for The British Pavilion from Brussels, exhibited at The Daily Mail Ideal Home Exhibition, Olympia, London, 1959

The British Pavilion from Brussels, exhibited at The Daily Mail Ideal Home Exhibition, Olympia, London, 1959

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Associated Newspapers Limited: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014636

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, slim octavo, pp 56, slight age-toning, paperback, covers showing very slight signs of wear, but really a very good copy. Six of the pages are illustrated by Barbara Jones. [The main features of the Pavilion were transferred to the 1959 Ideal Home Exhibition. Expo 58, also known as the Brussels World’s Fair (Dutch: Brusselse Wereldtentoonstelling, French: Exposition Universelle et Internationale de Bruxelles), was held from 17 April to 19 October 1958. It was the first major World Expo registered under the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) after World War II. The Br... View more info

Outline of Town and City Planning - a review of past efforts and modern aims

By: Adams, Thomas

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, J. & A. Churchill: 1936

Seller ID: 007371

Condition: Fair


Illustrated, pp 368, lacks front endpaper, hinge at title page a little weak, signature on half-title, title page very slightly marked, otherwise clean internally, cloth very slightly worn. [A good working copy] View more info

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The Tropical Gardens of Burle Marx

By: Bardi, P.M.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Architectural Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012443

Condition: Fair


Well illustrated, quarto, pp 160, green cloth rather rubbed, marked and worn, an ex-library copy with a rather unpleasant front endpaper where labels have been partially removed, stamps on both sides of the title page, and general signs uf use throughout. A good working copy, but no more. [Together with two extracts from "The Garden" on Burle Marx]. View more info

Some Uses and Misuses of the Terms Baroque and Rococo as Applied to Architecture

By: Blunt, Anthony

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press for the British Academy: 1973

Seller ID: 006728

ISBN: 0197256848


Illustrated, large slim 8vo, pp 33, paperback, the slightest signs of wear, but a very good copy. {Lecture on Aspects of Art, Henriette Hertz Trust of the British Academy, 1972). VERY SCARCE View more info

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The Upminster Story

By: Body, Valerie

Price: £3.85

Publisher: Upminster, Swan Libraries:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012079

Condition: Very Good


Not dated - 1973 ? Illustrated with attractive line drawings throughout, large slim octavo, pp 30, very clean internally, paperback, covers very slightly worn, the upper cover lacking a small piece of its surface. [Postage will be reduced] View more info

Image for Architectural Drawing and Lettering: A Manual of Practical Instruction in the Art of Drafting and Lettering for Architectural Purposes, Including the Principles of Shading and Rendering, and Practical Exercises in Design

Architectural Drawing and Lettering: A Manual of Practical Instruction in the Art of Drafting and Lettering for Architectural Purposes, Including the Principles of Shading and Rendering, and Practical Exercises in Design

By: Bourne, Frank A.; von Holst, H.V. & Brown, Frank Chouteau

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Chicago, American Technical Society: 1925

Seller ID: 013446

Condition: Fair


Illustrated, octavo, pp (2), 102, 48, 4, age-toned, a little weak internally, cloth slightly worn and frayed, very badly marked by ink on the upper cover. SCARCE. View more info

The History and Antiquities of the See and Cathedral Church of Lichfield; illustrated by a series of engravings. The History and Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Oxford. The History and Antiquities of the See and Cathedral Church of Winchester

By: Britton, John

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme & Brown:

Seller ID: 005469


Three works in one volume - FIRST EDITIONS - 1820. 1821. 1817. Quarto, pp 74 + 16 pls; pp 50 + 11 pls; pp 138, (4) + 30 pls; foxing of plates throughout, some offsetting, text very clean and wide-margined, (large paper copies ??), contemporary boards, recently re-backed with new cloth spine and paper labels. View more info

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The Old Residence Theatre in Munich

By: Brunner, Herbert

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Munich, Bayerische Verwaltung der Staatlichen Schlosser: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011444

Condition: Good


Illustrated, small slim 8vo, pp 45, age-toned, paperback, covers very slightly worn and marked. Postage will be much reduced. View more info

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Puglia, (Attraverso l'Italia Nuova Serie)

By: Cassieri, Giuseppe (introduction)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Milan, Touring Club Italiano: 1967

Seller ID: 009956

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 256, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper.[Italian text, but a fine photographic record of this region.] View more info

Image for Medieval Carvings in Exeter Cathedral  (Alan Titchmarsh's copy)

Medieval Carvings in Exeter Cathedral (Alan Titchmarsh's copy)

By: Cave, C.J.P. (& Nikolaus Pevsner)

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013931

Condition: Good


First edition. Illustrated with 64 photographic plates, 12mo, pp 44, endpapers and fore-edge a little foxed, otherwise extremely clean and sound internally, pictorial boards in excellent condition, the dustwrapper is not price-clipped and is a little foxed on the fold-over flaps, otherwise very good. [Alan Titchmarsh's copy with his bookplate on the front endpaper.]. Postage will be reduced. View more info

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The Design of Precast Concrete Paving

By: Cement and Concete Association

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Cement and Concete Association:

Seller ID: 010994

Condition: Good


[Not dated - c. 1960 ?]. Well illustrated, slim quarto, pp 20, papeback, slightly worn throughout. (Postage will be reduced). View more info

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Jack Lenor Larsen's LongHouse

By: Chappellet, Molly [Edward Albee - foreowrd) (Francis H. Cabot - afterword)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009351

ISBN: 0811870855

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, large quarto, pp 237, original cloth-backed boards, a very good copy. View more info

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Mezzogiorno

By: Chevallier, Elisabeth & Raymond

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London & Switzerland, Oldbourne Press & Ide et Calendes:

Seller ID: 006667


Not dated (late 1960's ?). Well illustrated, small quarto, very slightly worn in a slightly worn dustwrapper. [English text] [A scarce account of the southern half of Italy - its people and architecture] View more info

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An Introduction to Modern Architecture

By: Conder, Neville

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Art & Technics: 1949

Seller ID: 007179

Condition: Good


Well illustrated, large slim 8vo, pp 96, very clean internally, blue cloth a little worn, faded on the spine, in a dustwrapper which is a bit worn and faded and lacking several pieces of the spine but now protected in a removable plastic film. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper] View more info

Image for Les Pavillons - French Pavilions of the Eighteenth Century    [Fred Whitsey's copy]

Les Pavillons - French Pavilions of the Eighteenth Century [Fred Whitsey's copy]

By: Connolly, Cyril & Zerbe, Jerome

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1962

Seller ID: 012482

Condition: Good


Very well illustrated in black and white, small quarto, pp (8), 211, front endpaper slightly marked, otherwise clean internally, purple cloth, spine head very slightly bumped, cloth slightly worn, in a rather worn and torn dustwrapper. [Fred Whitsey's copy with his bookplate. He was the gardening correspondent of the Sunday and Daily Telegraph for a total of 45 years. A quiet unassuming man, a pacifist, a notable amateur violin player and a great gardener.] View more info