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Image for Shilling Guide to Chichester Cathedral

Shilling Guide to Chichester Cathedral

By: N/A

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1946

Seller ID: 050253

Condition: Good


44 page booklet offering history and notes of the ancient Sussex cathedral. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Slight darkening to edge of rear cover. Includes two leaflets entitled - A Walk Round the Cathedral, and Chichester Cathedral The Arundel Screen. View more info

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The Garden at St Paul's Walden Bury

By: N/A

Price: £8.50

Seller ID: 058595

Condition: Very Good


11 page glossy booklet looking at some of the history of the garden which was laid out in the early 18th century and has been the home of the Bowes Lyon family for more than 250 years, and shows a photograph, taken about 1905, of a young Lady Elizabeth Bowes Lyon. View more info

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Gorhambury : Historic Hertfordshire Home of the Grimston Family

By: N/A

Price: £8.50

Seller ID: 058597

Condition: Very Good


13 page, glossy, stapled booklet being a history of the home situated two miles west of St. Albans. Includes a diagram of the family tree. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Old Manor Houses

By: Aldin, Cecil

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Limited: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064983

Condition: Good


Beautifully composed work describing the buildings and history along with sketches. Coloured plates protected in tissues showing some light spotting. Light shelfwear to the leather cover and sunning to spine. Top edges gilt as are the lettering and decorations to cover/spine - 109 pages. View more info

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Wren's London

By: Amery, Colin

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, Lennard Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049951

ISBN: 1852910097

Condition: Very Good


Brings together all of the best photographs of Wren's achievements, whether of individual buildings or of Wren's sky-line, together with engravings, maps of Wren's projected London, and ground plans of buildings extinct and destroyed. A clean, bright hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 160 pages including index. View more info

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The Architecture of the Renaissance in Italy - A General View for the Use of Student and Others

By: Anderson, William J.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford:

Edition: Fourth Edition Revised and Enlarged

Seller ID: 010884

Condition: Good


196pp + publishers catalogue. B/W frontis + 69 mono plates and numerous illustrations to the text. Attractively bound in red cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Spine has faded and spine ends are worn. End papers have been removed. Previous owner's details on verso of frontis with date January 1914. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Patios, Porches and Pools

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Marshall Cavebdish: 1985

Seller ID: 017097

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy - 56 pages including index. Shows how to turn a dream into a practical reality - from the luxury of a permanent swimming pool, to the functional attractions of a carport. View more info

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Hertfordshire Structure Plan Review,1991-2011

By: Anon

Price: £14.50

Publisher: Hertford, Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire County Council Environment Department: 1998

Seller ID: 023644

ISBN: 0903538342

Condition: Very Good


Herts. C.C. File copy with some reference markings. Internally clean and bright - 140 pages plus attached fold-out map and legend. Adopted in 1998. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Scenes and Sights in Town and Country

By: Anon

Price: £20.50

Publisher: London, Knapp, James B.:

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 024769

Condition: Good


Being descriptive views of some of the most picturesque places, buildings etc in the United Kingdom. Slight hinge opening to middle. Some bumping/wear to boards and spine which has darkened. No date (circa late 1800's ?) Illustrated throughout - 144 pages. View more info

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The Wessex Book Year Book 1966-67

By: Anon

Price: £18.50

Publisher: Bristol, Avon, Bristol & Somerset Society of Architects: 1966

Seller ID: 026030

Condition: Very Good


Originally published annually as a record and reference for those who practised architecture in the old provincial Kingdom of Wessex. 72 pages + numerous contemporary advertisements. Black cloth boards with white lettering. A very good, clean copy. View more info

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Christ Church Oxford

By: Anon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Pitkin Pictorials: 1973

Seller ID: 030421

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright, 24 page stapled booklet which is part of the Pitkin Pictorial Guides and Souvenir Books. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Debating Chambers of the House of Commons

By: Anon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Not Stated:

Seller ID: 041978

Condition: Very Good


Records and illustrates some of the places in London which have been used by the House of Commons for its meeting and to give a description of the new Chamber built under the direction of the Ministry of Works. A very good clean copy illustrated with b.w. photographs. 36 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Country House Baroque

By: Ayscough, Anthony

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Heywood Hill Ltd: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065592

Condition: Good


Clean, glossy containing photographs of Eighteenth Century Ornament, mostly Stucco Work in English and Irish Country Houses and in some Dublin Houses. With a foreword by Sacheverell Sitwell and a descriptive text by M. Jourdain plus the 45 b/w plates. Boards show signs of shelf life with sunning to spine. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Stone Villages of England

By: Bailey, Brian J.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028169

ISBN: 0709005407

Condition: Good


Good, clean ex-library copy with the usual markings - 288 pages including index. A study of the fact that throughout history men have dug stones from beneath their feet and turned them, by careful selection and arrangement, into villages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Castles and Palaces: Pictorial Map

By: Bartholomew

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Bartholemew: 1983

Seller ID: 057195

ISBN: 0702806692

Condition: Good


An historical guide to over 400 castles and palaces in Britain and Ireland, from the MacLeod stronghold of Dunvegan on Skye to Dover, the Gower, Blenheim, Hampton Court and Holyrood House - all listed alphabetically with over 50 of them illustrated. Good clean copy which has a couple of creases to edges of , fold-out map. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Discovering Chapels and Meeting Houses

By: Barton. David A.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Princes Risborough, Bucks, Shire Publications: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013421

ISBN: 0852633157

Condition: Good


No.209 in the series. Good, clean booklet showing some tanning to page margins. 64 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Work of Robert Adam

By: Beard, Geofffrey

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 1992

Edition: Fifth Impression

Seller ID: 060820

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy in un-clipped d/w. 244 pages including index. Looks at the work and offers a visual survey of Scotland's most celebrated architect whose inventive version of Neo-Classical earned him an international and lasting reputation. Contains 181 b.w and 60 colour plates. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Ghastly Good Taste or a Depressing Story of the Rise and Fall of English Architecture

By: Betjeman, John

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Anthony Blond: 1970

Seller ID: 065332

ISBN: 0218511566

Condition: Very Good


The updated edition of Betjeman's original 1933 book with his afterthoughts and revised opinions as well as a nine foot long folding drawing illustrating the text. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustjacket which has small loss to head of spine. Slight fading to spine and rear cover. 112 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Old Parish Churches and How to View Them

By: Boyle, N. E.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Skeffington & Son Ltd: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040280

Condition: Very Good


Introductory guide to the study of old Parish Churches and their surroundings, being fully indexed and illustrated for quick on the spot reference hints on sequence and order of viewing churches. A very good clean paperback. Previous owner's sticker on front endpaper. 176 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for St Davids : The Cathedral Guide, a short account of its history and Architecture for the use of Visitors

St Davids : The Cathedral Guide, a short account of its history and Architecture for the use of Visitors

By: BPC

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, British Publishing Co:

Seller ID: 040266

Condition: Reading Copy


Circa 1960s with cover price one shilling and sixpence. 44 page, stapled (rusty) booklet with several adverts of the day (hotels, local shopkeepers etc). Generally clean with a few scribbles to cover. Prompt dispatch. View more info