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Copper Pipe-Line Services in Building

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London., Copper Development Association: 1947

Edition: 6th impression

Sellers ID: 01582

Condition: Very Good


The purpose of this book was to collect in one volume much of the theoretical and practical information that was known about using Copper pipe in the building trade between its first issue in 1938 and this revised edition in 1947. This is a clean and tight copy. View more info

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Putting Back the Style: Directory of Authentic Renovation

By: Artley, Alexandra

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK., Evans Brothers Ltd: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02936

ISBN: 0237456036

Condition: Very Good


If you have a limited budget but you love old houses, this book is for you. Leading conservationists show the layman how to restore his ' ordinary' home with true historical accuracy, both inside and out, and care for it in such a way as to avoid any further damage. This book is totally practical. Each expert has ' done up' their own house and therefore knows the problems you face. Packed with vital information 'Putting back the Style ' is one of the most important source books available. The D/W is lightly faded on the spine and has some creasing to the head of the spine. View more info

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English Manor Houses

By: Bailey, Brian J.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Robert Hale Ltd: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03034

ISBN: 0709012802

Condition: Very Good


For so long the hub of the English social system, the manor house has a rich social history, second only to the church in status within the rural community. This book is devoted exclusively to these fascinating and often beautiful houses. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. There is the remains of glue from a label on the front of the D/W. A nice clean tight copy. View more info

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English Architecture at a Glance.

By: Chatterton Frederick

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London UK, The Architectural Press: 1946

Edition: 5th Edition - 6th impression

Sellers ID: 02017

Condition: Good


The plain light brown boards shows signs of sun fading and markings with light wear to the spine corners. View more info

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Cliveden: The Place and the People

By: Crathorne, James

Price: £250.00

Publisher: UK, Collins & Brown Ltd.: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03002

ISBN: 1855852233

Condition: Very Good


The author gives a fascinating account of Cliveden's past: the two earlier houses that were dramatically destroyed by fire, the creation of the gardens and the seven families who have lived there. Some of the richest men and most powerful women of their day have played a part in the story of Cliveden, including Nancy Astor, whose husband Waldorf was given Clivedon as a marriage present from his father. There is a dedication on the front endpaper which reads ' To Frank, with heartfelt thanks for giving us so many happy memories of the Williams Team ' and signed individually by the Astor family.... View more info

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Victorian Style

By: Crowley David

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Leicester, Silverdale Books: 2005

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 01269

ISBN: 1845092287

Condition: Good


An illustrated guide to the decorative styles of the period.The covers and page edges shows signs of light shelf wear, and the corners have been creased. View more info

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Encyclopaedia of Architecture

By: Doreen Yarwood

Price: £18.08

Publisher: UK., Batsford Ltd: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03217

ISBN: 0713414286

Condition: Very Good


The contents of this book include architects, designers, architectural styles, detail and ornament, building types, structural terms, building materials and much more. To guide the reader there is a separate index to over 4000 subjects. The text is accompanied by nearly 800 drawings and 230 photographs. The D/W shows edgewear to the top of the wrapper including corners and spine. It has also been clipped on the front flap. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Some Somerset Country Houses

By: Dunning, R. W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Dovecote Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03086

ISBN: 0946159858

Condition: Very Good


Robert Dunning is editor of the Victoria County History of Somerset and has been responsible for most of the recent research in to the history of Somerset's houses. This book is illustrated with over 175 photographs, watercolours, engravings and portraits. TheD/W shows some shelf-wear to its front and rear panels which also has some chipping and also to its edges. Otherwise a clean tight copy. View more info

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The Edwardian Country House

By: Gardiner Juliet

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Channel 4 Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01268

ISBN: 0752261665

Condition: Very Good


The Edwardian Country House gives a fascinating insight into the romance and the reality of the Edwardian society and beautifully evokes the "golden" years before the First World War. View more info

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Building and Public Works Administration Estimating and Costing

By: Geddes Spence

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes Ltd: 1952

Edition: 4th Edition

Sellers ID: 01598

Condition: Very Good


There is light shelf wear and a dedication on the fep. View more info

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English Manor Houses.

By: Hugh Montgomery - Massingbred & Christopher Simon Sykes

Price: £266.53

Publisher: London, Lawrence King: 2001

Edition: First Editon

Sellers ID: 00992

ISBN: 1856692221

Condition: Very Good


This book is signed with a small dedication by the author and is filled with 300 colour photographs of Manor Houses, a delight to look at. View more info

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Collins Care and Repair of Period Houses

By: Jackson, Albert; Day, David

Price: £16.26

Publisher: UK, Collins: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03033

ISBN: 0004140354

Condition: Very Good


We are becoming more sensitive to the importance of protecting our heritage. Yet over the years many old houses were subjected to indiscriminate assault with relatively little protest. This book seeks to encourage well-conceived restoration by suggesting ways of maintaining and repairing the family home that appeared between the Georgian period and the start of the Second world War. This book does not have a D/W and their is a crease down the panel of the rear board. A clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping ( second class ) is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arr... View more info

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British Castles: With Photographs from the Francis Frith Collection

By: Julia Skinner

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bounty Books: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04421

ISBN: 0753714434

Condition: Near Fine


Britain's castles have played a momentous part in the making of our nation's history. Evocative and atmospheric, this colourful book will take you on an enjoyable and fascinating journey back in time to revisit some of our most impressive and imposing castles. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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W. Barns-Graham: A Studio Life

By: Lynne Green

Price: £45.00

Publisher: uk, Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04367

ISBN: 085331828X

Condition: Very Good


This is the first book devoted to the significant British abstract painter, Wilhelmina Barns-Graham. In this examination of her work, Lynne Green restores Barns-Graham to her rightful place in the story of the St Ives School, establishes her personal achievement as a painter, and by implication, the importance of her wider contribution to twentieth-century art. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Victorian Sensation: Or the Spectacular, the Shocking and the Scandalous in Nineteenth-Century Britain

By: Michael Diamond

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Anthem Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04629

ISBN: 1843310767

Condition: Very Good


Drawing on a wealth of primary material. the author explores the stories that impacted on Victorian society through the eyes of the contemporary media. The author shows that the spectacular, the shocking and the scandalous were as integral a part of society in the nineteenth century as they are today. There is light spotting on the inside of the d/w A good , and tight copy. View more info

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Sacheverell Sitwell's England

By: Raeburn Michael ( Editor )

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Orbis Books: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00216

ISBN: 0856135089

Condition: Very Good


Sacheverell Sitwell, as a poet or a writer of prose, is one of the most individual stylists in English letters this century, and his descriptive works on art and architecture, written during a liftime of travelling, have made him a notable influence on taste since the 1920s. This is a first edition hardback copy with a D/W in V/G condition due to rippling at the top and some scratching to the back.and wearing to the corners. View more info

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The Royal Berkshire Hospital 1839-1989

By: Railton Margat

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Marshall Barr: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01294

ISBN: 0951437305

Condition: Very Good


Several dedications and christmas wishes inthe book and has had the price cut as an oblong on lower flap. View more info

Thatch: A Manual for Owners, Surveyors, Architects and Builders

By: Robert C. West

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1989

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03775

ISBN: 0715388495

Condition: Near Fine


In this book, Bob West is himself a Master Thatcher and Managing director of the Thatching advisory Service, dispels the general mystique surrounding thatch by outlining the basic principles of the craft. He goes on to explain clearly understood terms all the practical considerations: how to identify long -straw , combed-wheat- reed and water-reed thatch; how to maintain a thatched roof; how to assess its condition and any likely repairs; how to find and commission a thatcher; plus many other hints and tips such as how to minimise fire risk etc - all invaluable material for owners and surveyor... View more info

Castles: Their Construction and Histor

By: Sidney Toy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, Dover Publications: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 04718

ISBN: 0486248984

Condition: Very Good


This concise, scholarly volume traces the history of the castle from its ancient roots in the Lavant, through Roman times and the Middle-Ages, to the fanciful chateaux of the sixteenth century. Profusely illustrated with nearly 200 photographs, floor plan-diagrams and pen and ink renderings. A good, clean and tight book View more info

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Elements of Quantity Surveying

By: Willis. Arthur J.

Price: £16.50

Publisher: London, Crosby Lockwood & Son , Ltd.: 1949

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 01596

Condition: Good


There are faint white lines on the front cover.There is also shelf wear to the bottom of the covers and spine.This book also has a dedication in ink and pencil on the inside front board. View more info