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Spon's Landscape Handbook

By: Lovejoy, Derek et al (ed)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, E. & F.N. Spon: 1986

Edition: third edition

Seller ID: 17292

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 24cm x 16cm decorated boards, vii prelims, 470pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Book has been well read, corners bumped, block edges grubby but clean overall. Third edition of standard British guide to landscape specifications for the professional architect and contractor. Catalogue: Architecture. Keywords: architecture, planning, contractor, regulation View more info

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Built to Last - Castle, Cathedral, Mosque

By: Macaulay, David

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin Books for Children: 2010

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 14361

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 272mm x 221mm decorated boards, 272pp. Colour illustrations.Good +++/. Big book has been handled, corners bumped, else clean and bright. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear. Excellent illustrated volume showing how - and why - the great enduring structures of the medieval West and (near) East were constructed. Catalogue: Architecture. Keywords: architecture, medieval, knight, bishop This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage ch... View more info

The Canadian Museum of Civilization

By: MacDonald, George F.; Alsford, Stephen

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Hull, Quebec, Canadian Museum of Civilization: 1990

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Gift Inscription

Seller ID: 9924

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 223mm x 266mm violet cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, c.160pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Malak. Good +++/Good +++. Gift Inscription. Wide book is tight, bright and clean with no markings save for barely visible foxing to block edges only. Dustwrapper has been handled but still clean with minimal wear. Presented with English and French text, this is a collection of photographs ... View more info

Meyer's Handbook of Ornament

By: Meyer, Franz S.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Omega Books: 1987

Edition: first thus

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 16105

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 24cm x 16cm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, xvi prelims, 548pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +/Good +. Previous owner's name. Book is clean overall, block edges a little darkened and grubby in places. Dustwrapper has wear from handling, spine colour faded, sticker residue to top front right. Facsimile reprint of classic 1894 volume which describes "the elements and application of decoration to all manner of interior and e... View more info

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St. Peter's

By: Miller, Keith

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Profile Books: 2007

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5381

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback, 207mm x 137mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xx prelims, 231pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Near Fine/Near Fine. Book is near fine. Dustwrapper is near fine. Volume in"Wonders of the World" series looking at the splendid architecture of St Peter's in Rome. Catalogue: Architecture. Keywords: Rome, Vatican, Peter's, Michelangelo View more info

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Gothic Tombs of Kinship in France, the Low Countries and England

By: Morganstern, Anne McGee

Price: £85.00

Publisher: University Park, PA, Pennsylvania State University Press: 2000

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 13686

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 286mm x 223mm grey cloth boards, black titles, first edition, xix prelims, 252pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book is clean, tight and impressive. Just a hint of foxing to top block edge. Dustwrapper is clean with little or no wear. "A study of one monumental tomb type in Northern Europe, traced from the thirteenth through the fifteenth centuries" which establishes the kinship tomb as so... View more info

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The Popular Guide to Suffolk Churches - No.1 - West Suffolk

By: Mortlock, D.P.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Acorn Editions: 1988

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17479

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 187mm x 124mm , xi prelims, 296pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been handled, still clean with minimal wear. Handy-sized softcover guide to the churches of West Suffolk, being the first of three volumes covering the whole county, in two-column text with a detailed Glossary. Catalogue: Architecture. Keywords: Anglican, Rede, Bury, Bradfield View more info

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The Popular Guide to Suffolk Churches - No.2 - Central Suffolk

By: Mortlock, D.P.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Acorn Editions: 1990

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17480

Condition: Good +


Paperback, 187mm x 124mm , xii prelims, 299pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback has some light wear from handling, spine colour faded, some creasing to spine, clean and tight overall. Handy-sized softcover guide to the churches of Central Suffolk, being the second of three volumes covering the whole county, in two-column text with a detailed Glossary. Catalogue: Architecture. Keywords: Anglican, Blakenham, Wenh... View more info

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The Popular Guide to Suffolk Churches - No.3 - East Suffolk

By: Mortlock, D.P.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Acorn Editions: 1992

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17481

Condition: Good +


Paperback, 187mm x 124mm , xi prelims, 289pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Book has been read, some wear and chipping to exterior edges, spine creased, pages clean. Handy-sized softcover guide to the churches of East Suffolk, being the third of three volumes covering the whole county, in two-column text with a detailed Glossary. Catalogue: Architecture. Keywords: Anglican, Oulton, Metfield, Gunton View more info

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The Architecture of the Italian Renaissance

By: Murray, Peter

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1986

Edition: third edition

Seller ID: 10772

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 209mm x 149mm , 252pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback is tight and clean with no evidence of handling. Rear cover just a little tanned at edges. First published in 1963, this is a later revised edition of Murray's excellent account of the triumphs of Italian Renaissance architecture. Catalogue: Architecture. Keywords: Brunelleschi, Duomo, Alberti, Florence View more info

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Uncle John Carr - The Diaries of his Great-nieces, Harriet and Amelia Clark

By: Myerscough, Corita (ed)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: York, York Georgian Society: 2000

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17477

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, 246mm x 164mm , x prelims, 73pp. Black and white illustrations. Very Good/NoWrapper. Book is clean with little or no wear. Extracts from the journals of two great-nieces of an eminent architect of the later 18th century, specificially refererring to three tours of Britain made by Carr to great houses, including many of his own design, accompanied by his diarist relations, Catalogue: Architecture. Keywords: architect, Industrial, Georgian View more info

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An Outline of European Architecture

By: Pevsner, Nikolaus

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Pelican: 1981

Edition: seventh edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 9880

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 196mm x 126mm , 496pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Paperback has been read and has just a little wear at spine but overall clean, tight and impressively square. Originally published by Pelican in 1943, this is a latter-day paperback edition of Pevsner's classic single-volume overview of European architecture, illustrated throughout. Catalogue: Architecture. Keywords: Ar... View more info

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The Fishermen's Chapel Saint Brelade Jersey

By: Rodwell, Warwick

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Jersey, Societe Jersiaise / Saint Brelade: 1990

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 803

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 277mm x 216mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xviii prelims, 171+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is tight and clean. Just a little bumping to spine and boards. Dustwrapper (now protected) is clean with just a little wear at top rear. Superbly illustrated guide to one of the best-known buildings in the Channel Islands. Catalogue: Architecture. Keywords: Je... View more info

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The Misericords of Norwich Cathedral

By: Rose, Martial

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Dereham, The Larks Press: 1994

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 16115

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 244mm x 170mm , 72pp. Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Ken Harvey. Good +++/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Book is bright and clean with minimal wear. Two ephemeral photographs, also of Norwich misericords. A photographic record of the misericord carvings of Norwich cathedral, with detailed explanatory text. Catalogue: Architecture. Keywords: griffin, carving, eagle, choir View more info

Medieval Wall Paintings

By: Rouse, E. Clive

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Princes Risborough, Shire Publications: 1991

Edition: fourth edition

Seller ID: 16102

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 21cm x 15cm , 80pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Book is clean with minimal wear. Compact but informative guide to the wall paintings which covered English church walls in medieval times, generously illustrated with surviving examples of the art. Catalogue: Architecture. Keywords: church, bible, allegory, Christian View more info

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The Stones of Venice - Vol. III. The Fall

By: Ruskin, John

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Mineola, NY, Dover Publications: 2005

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 8956

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback, 26cm x 18cm decorated boards, 489pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by John Ruskin. Near Fine/NoWrapper. Book is near fine. Facsimile republication of the third volume of the fourth (1886) edition of Ruskin's classic work. Catalogue: Architecture. Keywords: Ruskin, art, Venice View more info

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Founded Upon a Rock - Historic Buildings in Halifax and Vicinity

By: Smith, Barbara (ed)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., The Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia: 1967

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 9931

Condition: Good +


Paperback, 227mm x 155mm , 122pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback has been handled, top edge grubby, otherwise clean and tight. A celebration of some of the finest buildings in the capital of Canada's Nova Scotia province. Catalogue: Architecture. Keywords: Scottish, canada, Halifax View more info

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Roloff Beny interprets in photographs Pleasure of Ruins by Rose Macaulay

By: Smith, Constance Babington; Macaulay, Rose (ed)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1977

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 9935

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 260mm x 193mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 240pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Roloff Beny. Very Good/Good +++. Book is tight, sturdy and clean with just a little darkeing of block edges. Dustwrapper (now protected) is clean with minimal edgewear. A great photographer's intepretation of a great writer's description of the world's most memorable ruins. Edited by Sm... View more info

Image for Western Architecture - A Survey from Ancient Greece to the present

Western Architecture - A Survey from Ancient Greece to the present

By: Sutton, ian

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1999

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17291

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 211mm x 147mm , 384pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback is clean with minimal wear, no creasing to spine. A fine single-volume conspectus of Western Architecture with 456 illustrations. Catalogue: Architecture. Keywords: order, Gothic, Palladian, modern View more info

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The Character and Construction of Mediaeval Architecture

By: Tabnner, L.P.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: 1960

Seller ID: 14000

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 31cm x 23cm black cloth boards, 72pp. Black and white illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Book is clean with minimal wear. Seemingly a privately-produced volume which offers 36 single-sided pages of typescript text on medieval architecture, mixed with original illustrations, and contents inscribed and affixed to inner front board. Catalogue: Architecture. Keywords: cathedral, chartres, vault, arch This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a high... View more info

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The Statue of Liberty

By: Trachtenberg, Marvin

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1976

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 9291

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 229mm x 186mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 224pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book is tight and clean with no obvious imperfections. Base of spine just a little bumped. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal evidence of handling. From the "Art in Context" series, this is a full-length account of the creation and significance of the most famous of all American monuments. Cat... View more info

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English Cathedral Choir-Stalls 1400-1540

By: Tracy, Charles

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, The Boydell Press: 1990

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16346

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 317mm x 237mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xx prelims, 76+112pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Book is ex-libris of Canon Welander of Gloucester cathedral with sticker on inner front board. Overall clean and tight and impressive, just a hint of foxing to block edges, faint mark to front endpaper. A companion volume to "English Gothic Choir-Stalls 1200-1400" featuring 214 plate photographs and authorit... View more info

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French Farmhouses and Cottages

By: Walshe, Paul

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1992

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 6327

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 196mm x 258mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 160pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by John Miller. Very Good/Good +. Book is not new but no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper has been handled occasionally, some shelfwear but still bright. Bright and beautifully illustrated guide to the particular charms of the French farmhouse and cottage. Catalogue: Architecture. Keywords: France, farmhouse, cotta... View more info

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Bermudiana

By: Williams, Ronald John

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York, Rinehart & Co.: 1946

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 1421

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 4to grey cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 249pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Boards soiled and page ends discoloured but contents clean. Many photographs of Bermudian houses by Walter Rutherford. Catalogue: Travel. This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any tran... View more info

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Architect Errant

By: Williams-Ellis, Clough

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Portmeirion, Portmeirion Limited: 1995

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 16114

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 214mm x 138mm , 291+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback is clean with no creasing, some foxing to block edges. Memoir of the eccentric architect who created the fantasy village of Portmeirion, first published by Constable in 1970. Catalogue: Architecture. Keywords: Wales, Prisoner, village, fantasy View more info