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Souvenir of Melbourne

By: N/A

Price: £37.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Osboldstone & Co:

Seller ID: 056770

Condition: Fair


''Containing the latest views of the principal streets, buildings, etc, together with street, railway and tramway maps'' Some small scuff marks to a couple of photos. 32 page stapled (rusty) booklet with pictures of the MCG, The Lawn at Flemington Park on Cup Day etc. Circa 1920s? 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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Country Walks - First Series

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, London Transport: 1957

Seller ID: 014522

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with b&w photographs. Twenty walks which cover all the counties that make up London's countryside - each containing a short description of the towns and villages en-route and interesting buildings 108 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Both Old and New - Fourteenth Report of the Central Council for the Care of Churches

By: Anon

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, The Church Information Office: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014810

Condition: Very Good


74pp + adverts. Bumped to bottom corner. Internally clean and bright. No. 14 written on front cover. Churches - their care and furnishing. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Nicholson's Guide to English Churches

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Robert Nicholson Publications: 1984

Seller ID: 016326

ISBN: 0905522877

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy with a foreword by the Archbishop of Canterbury. Practical guide covering over 850 English parish churches of outstanding interest and beauty. Reliable next post 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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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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Kelly's Directory of Bedfordshire 1936

By: Anon

Price: £87.50

Publisher: London, Kelly's Directories Ltd: 1936

Edition: Twenty First Edition

Seller ID: 043668

Condition: Reading Copy


Includes every Parish in the County which though primarily a directory, is also in some measure a gazetteer, giving a topographical account of every Town, Parish, Village and Township, and descriptions of the principal buildings and objects of interest. 295 pages + adverts. A good clean copy - rear hinge has been repaired with linen binder's tape, small repaired tear to map at front of book & some minor creasing + some fraying to cloth at spine ends. View more info

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Country Railways

By: Atterbury, Paul

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051764

ISBN: 0297835653

Condition: Very Good


A nostalgic look at these traditional lines through their often old fashioned and attractive buildings and equipment, and a delightful evocation of the railway's role in the ever-varied landscape of Britain. Clean, landscape format hardback in a d/w - 160 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Work of Christopher Wren

By: Beard, Geoffrey

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Books: 1987

Seller ID: 048347

ISBN: 0906223792

Condition: Very Good


Visual survey of Wren's work which includes a rare comprehensive coverage of the other imposing buildings he was responsible for. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 240 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Almshouses of London

By: Berridge, Clive

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Southampton, Hampshire, Ashford Press Publishing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045444

ISBN: 1852530006

Condition: Very Good


Luxuriously illustrated guide to London's almshouses, both demolished and surviving, as the author chronicles the virtually forgotten history of the buildings and the famous and unsung men and women who were responsible for their foundation. Foreword by Lord Tonypandy. Clean, bright copy in a d/w - 74 pages. 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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John Betjeman: Coming Home: An Anthology of His Prose 1920-1977

By: Betjeman, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065688

ISBN: 0413717100

Condition: Very Good


Perfect selection of some of Betjeman's most beautiful prose gathering together over four decades of writing bout buildings, townscape and landscape, along with appreciations of writers, artists and architects. Clean, crisp hardback in unclipped dustjacket. 537 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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London Cameos

By: Blake, A.H.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins: 1930

Seller ID: 047975

Condition: Good


Knowledgeable account of some of London's notable houses, relics, monuments and places of interest to be found, or that disappeared in the twenty-five years before publication - each illustrated with a b/w photograph or drawing. A good clean hardback which has faded and nicked spine strip. 255 pages. View more info

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Presenting Britain

By: Bolton, G. Douglas

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Oliver and Boyd: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031407

Condition: Very Good


Captures the spirit of 1950's Britain - scenes of outstanding natural beauty, buildings of architectural merit, and places rich in historical interest - in order to provide a memorable keepsake for both the stranger to Britain and for the native who wishes to know his own country more fully. Clean, bright copy in unclipped dustjacket. lllustrated with b/w and colour photographic illustrations. 200 pages including index. View more info

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The Private Realm of Marie-Antoinette

By: Boyer, Marie-France

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067441

ISBN: 0500016909

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality work showing off The Queen's rooms and buildings, in fascinating detail, at Ramboullet, Versailles and Fontainebleau. Bright, glossy copy in a d/w - 112 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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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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Mackintosh's Masterwork : Glasgow School of Art

By: Buchanan, William ( Edited By )

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Chambers: 1994

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 066706

ISBN: 0550225706

Condition: Very Good


Includes a contribution by Professor Andrew MacMillan on the significance of the Glasgow School as a piece of architecture and a discussion of its place in the development of architecture. Bright, glossy, large format paperback - 224 pages including index. Prompt 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. 64 pages. Prompt dispatch. 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