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An Introduction to Georgian Architecture

By: Richardson, A.E.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Art and Technics: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065556

Condition: Good


Good, clean copy in orange cloth boards showing some bowing. 256 pages including index and a select list of the leading architects of the Georgian period. Previous owner's bookplate (Humphrey Whitbread) on front pastedown. Foxing to top edge. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Stones of Britain : A Pictorial Guide to Those in Charge of Valuable Buildings

By: Shore, B. C. G.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Leonard Hill: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044730

Condition: Very Good


Well-cared for ex-library copy with the usual markings. Comprehensive guide for the caring of ancient buildings and the various suitable materials required. Clean, heavy volume - 302 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Sir Albert Richardson: 1880-1964

By: Simon Houfe; Alan Powers; John Wilton-Ely

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, RIBA Heinz Gallery: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065608

ISBN: 1872911951

Condition: Very Good


Major reassessment of Sir Albert Richardson's work including three critical essays, with lists of Richardson's buildings and writings. Clean, crisp large format copy in card covers. Slightest tanning to page edges. 96 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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English Windmills Vol II

By: Smith, Donald

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, The Architectural Press: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042796

Condition: Very Good


Written on behalf of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings and containing a record of the mills in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Middlesex & London. Clean, square hardback in a dustjacket showing a cover price of 5/6d net. 152 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Canal Architecture

By: Smith, Peter L.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, Shire Publications: 1997

Edition: Second Edition Reprint

Seller ID: 032602

ISBN: 074780169X

Condition: Very Good


Describes and illustrates the permanent reminders of the canal age and gives details about the different types of stone and brickwork used as well as particular designs, building practice and finishes. No.183 in the Shire Album Series. 32 page, stapled booklet. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Architecture Gothic & Renaissance

By: Smith, T. Roger

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1916

Edition: New and Revised Edition

Seller ID: 053557

Condition: Very Good


Square, tight hardback. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Red top edge. Part of the Illustrated Handbook of Art History series. 84 b/w illustrations. A very good clean copy. View more info

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Footprints of Italian Reformers

By: Stoughton, John

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society: 1881

Seller ID: 052187

Condition: Reading Copy


Described as a reading copy only as some staining to top margins but this does not extend to text-block. Some foxing to endpapers and edges though text block is clean. Spine strip and rear cover are faded/stained. 308 pages including index. Attractive wood-engraved illustrations. View more info

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The Panelled Rooms : II - The Clifford's Inn Room

By: Strange, Edward F. ( Introductory Note )

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1914

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 059310

Condition: Good


Century-old publication charting the purchasing and re-erecting of the rooms in Gallery No. 56 on the ground floor of the Victoria & Albert Museum. 16pp including bibliography + XII glossy b/w plates. Light signs of shelf life to boards with sunning to spine. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Nikolo Pisano

By: Swarzenski, Georg

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Frankfurt Main, Germany, Iris-Verlag: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039272

Condition: Very Good


TEXT IN GERMAN. 74 pages of tex. 127 b.w. plates. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

How to Read a Church : An Illustrated Guide to Images, Symbols and Meanings in Churches and Cathedrals

By: Taylor, Richard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Rider: 2004

Edition: First Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 065731

ISBN: 1844132382

Condition: Very Good


Essential guide to these incredible buildings and the treasures they contain. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 272 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Exeter Cathedral : Pictures, Notes, and a Plan

By: The Dean and Chapter (preface)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Exeter, Devon, James Townsend & Sons: 1925

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 046616

Condition: Good


Thin booklet which includes photographs of The Dean and the Residentiary Canons. Good condition for age with the odd light crease mark and light sunning. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Looking at Architecture with Ruskin

By: Unrau, John

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053861

ISBN: 0500340757

Condition: Very Good


Examines Ruskin's sensitivity to visual experiences, in all their complexity, which make him one of the most exciting of all commentators on architecture. Light tanning to page edges else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 180 pages including index and 101 illustrations, 4 in colour. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Pride of South Africa : Cape Homesteads

By: Vertue, Eric & Ryan, Ray

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa, Purnell: 1973

Seller ID: 066102

Condition: Very Good


Part of the series which provide factual information on numerous topics. 24 page, stapled booklet. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The History of the Church of St Mary the Virgin Weston Turville

By: White, Glynn

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Weston Turville, Buckinghamshire, St Mary the Virgin:

Seller ID: 062057

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright, 82-page stapled booklet recording the life and times of the church within the civil parish of Aylesbury Vale district. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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History of the Abbey of St. Alban

By: Williams, L. F. Rushbrook

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062728

Condition: Good


Published a century ago in an attempt to present, within reasonable compass, the history of one of the greatest of English Abbeys. Good, internally clean copy in brown boards showing some shelfwear & tear and stain marks - 251 pages including appendices and bibliography. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Literary Shrines : The Haunts of Some Famous American Authors

By: Wolfe, Theodore F.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, GIbbings & Company: 1895

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 051829

Condition: Good


Generally clean bright text with some odd, occasional light foxing. Includes four tissue-protected illustrations. All top edges gilt - others untrimmed - 223 pages including index. Red boards with gilt lettering/decoration. Sunning to spine. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Hospitality and Leisure Architecture of Wimberly Allison Tong and Goo

By: Wolff, Howard J. (creator)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Rockport, MA, USA, Rockport Publishers Inc.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048578

ISBN: 1564961400

Condition: Very Good


Shows how successful architects know how to delight guests and satisfy owners while respecting a project's physical and cultural setting. Large format hardback in a d/w - 192 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The English Mediaeval House

By: Wood, Margaret

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, Bracken Books: 1983

Seller ID: 027616

ISBN: 0946495025

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy in price-clipped jacket which shows signs of shelfwear and tear. The fist major book on mediaeval domestic architecture for over a hundred years covering the period from the Norman Conquest to 1540 - it presents an absorbing and definitive picture of the evolution of the English house of the period. Illustrated profusely with sixty pages of photographs + approx 150 plans, diagrams and drawings. 448 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. " View more info

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The J. C. T. Agreement for Minor Building Works

By: Wood, R. D.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, The Estates Gazette Ltd: 1983

Seller ID: 003075

Condition: Good


Gives an general commentary on all the clauses to the Agreement as well as discussing the duties and liabilities of both the Architect and the Contractor - 270pp including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Discovering Abbeys and Priories

By: Wright Geoffrey N.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Princes Risborough, Bucks, Shire Publications: 1979

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 013535

ISBN: 0852634544

Condition: Near Fine


Number 57 in the Discovering series. Traces the history of the monasteries in Britain from Anglo-Saxon times. Clean, bright booklet - 64 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info