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'' The Church on the Hill ''

By: Line, Gerald W.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ellesborough Parochial Church Council, 1982


A short history of the Parish Church of St. Peter and St. Paul - Ellesborough, Buckinghamshire. 16 page, stapled booklet which includes a list of Rectors down the centuries .Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Book on Building - Civil and Ecclesiastical Including Church Restoration

By: Beckett, Sir Edmund

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Crosby Lockwood & Son, 1880

Edition: Second Edition Enlarged


Sections on:- Agreements with archtiects and builders;Principles of Construction; House-Building: Plans and Masonry; House Building: Carpentry and Fittings; Church Building; Church Restoration; Domes - The Great Pyramid - sizes of Large Churches and Halls. Some foxing throughout. Front hinge has been repaired with binder's linen tape. Cloth to spine ends is worn with small tears. Binding square and tight. 391 pages + publisher's catalogue. Burgundy decorated cloth bo... View more info

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A Cambridgeshire Community : Chippenham From Settlement To Enclosure

By: Spufford, Margaret

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Leicester, Leicestershire, Leicester University Press, 1965


No. 20 in the Department of English Local History's Occasional Papers Series edited by H. P. R. Finberg. Looks at the life and times of the First Lord of the Admiralty's estate. Previous owner's details inside a cover showing some light sunning else a clean, large format copy in stiched paper wraps - 55 pages plus an attached, fold-out map inside rear cover. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A London Steeplechase

By: Ellen, Ronald Guy

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, City Press, 1972


Withdrawn ex-library copy with the usual markings. A concise guide to 150 old London Churches with maps, illustrations and a foreword by the Bishop of London. Traces the whereabouts and history of all the parish churches whose steeples once ornamented the City's panarama. Good square hardback in an unclipped d/w protected in a plastic jacket - 163 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Miniature History Of The English House

By: Richards, J. M.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Cheam, Surrey, The Architectural Press, 1942

Edition: Third Impression


Good, clean copy with illustrations taken from Nathaniel Lloyd's 'History of the English Home'. Price-clipped shows some shelf wear - 72 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Prospect of Westminster : The Continuing Development of This Historic City

By: Aldous, Tony (editor)

Price: £11.00

Publisher: London, Westminster City Council, 1989

Edition: First Edition


Collection of memorable images assisted by brilliant photographs which together reflect the way in which the local authority and developers are working together so that the rich architectural heritage of Westminster is protected and enhanced. Foreword by Prince Charles. Clean large format paperback - 127 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A short guide to the Parish Churches in the Rural Deanery of Brent

By: Dowse, The Revd, I. R. (compiler)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, The British Publishing Company, 1970


44 page stapled booklet with a foreword by George Oakley. Some minor 'bleeding' from rusty staples. Includes many adverts for some local businesses of the day. View more info

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A Vision of Britain : A Personal View of Architecture

By: Charles, Prince of Wales

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Doubleday, 1989


A very good, clean copy in unclipped dustjacket which shows signs of light shelf wear. Illustrated throughout in colour. The man who described the extension to the National Gallery as a "monstrous carbuncle upon the face of a much-loved friend" develops and expands his ideas on the importance of architecture within British society. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Abbeys - an Introduction to the Religious Houses of England and Wales

By: Gilyard-Beer, R.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1958

Edition: First Edition


A clean, bright copy in price-clipped jacket which has slightly faded spine. . Gift inscription on front endpaper. 12 b&w plates and 28 plans. Provides a background to the study of individual abbeys and priories. Part of the Regional Guides to Ancient Monuments series. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Adventures in Architecture

By: Cruickshank, Dan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2008

Edition: First Edition


The popular BBC presenter travels the world telling the story of the buildings that have impressed, astonished or delighted us. Accompanies his new landmark BBC2 TV Series. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing slightest signs of shelf life - 288 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Alec Clifton-Taylor's Buildings of Delight

By: Moriarty, Denis (editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz, 1986

Edition: First Edition


100 personal favourites of a much-loved man whose infectious enthusiasm made countless people look at buildings as if for the first time. Clean, bright hardback in an unclipped d/w - 257 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Altarnon Church

By: Kneebone, William Arnold

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Launceston, Cornwall, Launceston Printing Co,


Clean, bright, 8 page booklet with a brief history of the Cornish church including a chronological list of the vicars down the years beginning in 1237. No date, circa late 1970's. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Althorp : The Story of an English House (SIGNED COPY)

By: Spencer, Charles

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Author, 2001

Edition: Re-issue

Inscription: Signed by Author


Fascinating account of the house that combines the details of art and architecture in one of England's greatest houses. Flat SIGNED by the Earl to the title page in black ink. Clean, glossy copy in a d/w showing small tear to cover - 168 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Ampthill Church : History and Guide

By: Underwood, Andrew

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ampthill, Bedfordshire, Private, 1989

Edition: Fifth Edition


35 page, stapled booklet charting the life and times of the Bedfordshire church. Clean, bright copy. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Amsterdam vier Eeuwen Bouwkunst

By: Wattjes, J.G.; Warners, Ph. A.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Amsterdam, Holland, Allert De Lange, 1956

Edition: First Edition


Text in DUTCH. A pictorial history of the architecture of Amsterdam. 255 pages. Illustrated throughout with b.w. photographs. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which has small internal repair to head of spine. Next post UK dispatch. View more info