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Puritan Architecture and Its Future

By: Briggs, Martin S.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045452

Condition: Good +


Suggested ideas of design to architects, ministers and building committees, having regard to tradition and our history as well as present needs. Generally clean copy, produced to War Economy Standard, with some odd light spotting - 91 pages including index plus plates XIV-XXII. Previous owner's name to ffep. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Cathedrals of England and Wales - Second Series

By: Bumpus, T. Francis

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, T. Werner Laurie: 1906

Seller ID: 054238

Condition: Good


Covers the cathedrals of Canterbury, York, St. Paul's, Winchester, Norwich, Peterborough, Exeter and Well. A good, clean hardback which has slightly faded spine. Gilt top edge. Illustrated with b/w photographs. . 300 pages + index. A little light foxing. View more info

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In Celebration of King's College Chapel

By: Chainey, Graham (compiler)

Price: £9.50

Publisher: The Pevensey Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023951

ISBN: 0907115438

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy - 80 pages. The history of the Cambridge set out in chronological order. 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

Seller ID: 023036

ISBN: 038526903X

Condition: Near Fine


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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Discovering Church Architecture: A Glossary of Terms

By: Child, Mark

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Princes Risborough, Bucks., United Kingdom, Shire Publications Ltd: 1976

Seller ID: 065449

ISBN: 0852633289

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean paperback. Slight tanning to pages. 64pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Cathedrals of England

By: Clifton-Taylor, Alec

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 065275

ISBN: 0500200629

Condition: Very Good


Comprehensive look at the architecture and history of England's cathedrals. Including Carlisle, Durham, Ripon, York, Manchester, Liverpool, Lincoln, Chester, Southwell, Lichfield, Peterborough, Norwich, Coventry, Ely, Hereford, Worcester, Gloucester, Oxford, St. Albans, Bristol, London, Wells, Guildford, Salisbury, Canterbury, Winchester, Exeter, Chichester, & Truro. 203 illustrations - 4 in colour, 26 plans and a map. Previous owner's name on front endpaper else a ve... View more info

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Norwich : A Sketch Book

By: Cole, E. V.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1925

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 045354

Condition: Good


Series of 24 drawings of buildings of the old Norwich of over eighty-five years ago. Generally a good clean copy with some odd light spotting to margins and rubbing to cover/spine. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Country Monuments : Their Families and Houses

By: Collinson, Hugh

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, David and Charles: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028756

ISBN: 0715367420

Condition: Very Good


Concentrates on the post-Reformation scene, meeting dukes and diarists, painters and their patrons, as well as countesses and country squires. Very good, square copy in an unclipped d/w - 176 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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English Church Craftmanship : An Introduction to the Work of the Mediaeval Period and some Account of Later Developments

By: Crossley, Fred H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046661

Condition: Good


Part of the 'British Heritage' series. Argues that the wanton destruction of the heritage of English Church Craftsmanship at London, Bristol, Coventry and elsewhere will perhaps direct attention to the riches which still remain to us in our churches, often disregarded, misunderstood and neglected. Clean hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing light wear & tear and some loss and now protected in a plastic jacket - 120 pages including a general index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Scottish Abbeys : An Introduction to Mediaeval Abbeys and Priories of Scotland

By: Cruden, Stewart

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1970

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 052719

ISBN: 0114904758

Condition: Very Good


Provides a background guide to Scottish abbeys by describing monasticism, its origins, its development and its ideals. Clean bright booklet in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 96 pages plus 32 b/w glossy plates and an attached, fold-out diagram. 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

Seller ID: 035628

ISBN: 029784444X

Condition: Near Fine


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

Image for Cotswold Curiosities : A Guide to Follies, Curious Tales, Unusual People & Architectural Eccentricities

Cotswold Curiosities : A Guide to Follies, Curious Tales, Unusual People & Architectural Eccentricities

By: Dixon, R. A. N.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Wimborne, Dorset, The Dovecote Press: 1988

Seller ID: 040270

ISBN: 0946159521

Condition: Very Good


A comprehensive illustrated guide to all that is remarkable or curious in one of the most fascinating areas of England. Clean, bright copy with some light sunning to page edges - 116 pages plus index. Prompt 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

Seller ID: 055322

Condition: Good


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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Animal Symbolism in Ecclesiastical Architecture

By: Evans, E. P.

Price: £37.50

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1896

Seller ID: 015972

Condition: Good


375pp inc index + publishers adverts. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and decoration to front cover. Binding square and tight. Text block clean. Cloth to spine ends and spine strip rubbed and fraying. Tissue protected frontis. Numerous b&w illustrations to the text. "Presentation copy" embossed on to title and contents page. This copy includes a clipping from The Times March 9 1956 entitled Medieval Freaks and Frights. A good, clean copy of this hard-to-... View more info

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Ely - Notes On the Cathedrals

By: Fairbairns, W. H.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, S.P.C.K.:

Seller ID: 024286

Condition: Very Good


Green stapled paper wrappers. Miniature booklet illustrated with b&w photographs. No. 14 in the Notes on the Cathedrals series. A lovely clean, uncreased copy. View more info

Image for St. George's House : A Celebration of Forty Years

St. George's House : A Celebration of Forty Years

By: Gaskell, Martin

Price: £47.50

Publisher: Windsor, Berkshire, Author: 2006

Seller ID: 053295

Condition: Very Good


Large format, 67 page stapled brochure which serves as a careful account of the first 40 years of St. George's House inside Windsor Castle and a timely tribute to Robin Woods and to all the subsequent Deans and Canons who have done so much, together with the Wardens, Directors of Studies and members of the Council, to maintain its energy and relevance. Clean bright copy - Next post dispatch. View more info

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

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

Seller ID: 054604

Condition: Good


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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Sabratha

By: Grassi, Maria Teresa

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Firenze, Italy, Polaris Publishing House: 2005

Edition: English Edition

Seller ID: 065457

ISBN: 8886437994

Condition: Very Good


46 page, stapled booklet being a guide to the Roman Ruins of Sabratha which lies on the Mediterranean coast about 70 km west of modern Tripoli. Clean, bright copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for The Missions of San Antonio : San Jose Y San Miguel De Aguayo, Nuestra Senora De La Purisima Concepcion, San Juan Capistrano, San Francisco De La Espada, San Antonio De Valero

The Missions of San Antonio : San Jose Y San Miguel De Aguayo, Nuestra Senora De La Purisima Concepcion, San Juan Capistrano, San Francisco De La Espada, San Antonio De Valero

By: Guerra, Mary Ann Noonan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, USA, Alamo Press: 1982

Seller ID: 027212

ISBN: 0943260000

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright, large format, stapled booklet containing 49 pages including bibliography and index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Home of the Past

By: Helm, W. H.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head: 1921

Seller ID: 059428

Condition: Good


A Sketch of Domestic Buildings and Life in England from the Norman to the Georgian Age with a proposal for preserving certain typical houses, each to be furnished as an example of its own time. Includes 59 illustrations from pen-and-ink drawings. Internally clean copy with light signs of shelf life to boards - 155 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info