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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 b... View more info

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Some Somerset Country Houses

By: Dunning, R. W.

Price: £13.55

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. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 day... View more info

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Buildings of Britain

By: FitzGerald,Roger

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03569

ISBN: 0747521484

Condition: Fine


Roger Fitzgerald has traversed Britain painting as wide a range of buildings as possible. His precise and delightful detailed watercolours provide a feast of visual variety and are a tribute to the richness of buildings throughout Britain, ancient and modern. There is light scratching to the rear panel of the D/W. A Good , clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Edwardian Country House

By: Gardiner Juliet

Price: £13.55

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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Fleet Battle and Blockade: The French Revolutionary War 1793-1797 (Caxton pictorial histories)

By: Gardiner, Robert

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Caxton Editions: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03476

ISBN: 184067363X

Condition: Near Fine


This volume is the first of five covering the whole of the French Revolutionary, Napoleonic and 1812 Wars based on contemporary images, a series depicting the reality of warfare under sail in a depth never previously attained. The D/J has a little edgewear and a small mark to its leading edge. A good clean tight copy. View more info

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Building and Public Works Administration Estimating and Costing

By: Geddes Spence

Price: £13.55

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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The Dreadful Judgement

By: Hanson, Neil

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Doubleday: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03609

ISBN: 0385601344

Condition: Fine


Meticulously researched, vividly written, this astonishing true story of one of the most famous yet least understood events in history casts fresh light on the shadowy background to the Great Fire, and brings to startling life the power of one of mankind's oldest , most implacable enemies. We have covered this book in a removable protective plastic cover which will come with the book. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The King's Glass: A Story of Tudor Power and Secret Art

By: Hicks, Carola

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK., Chatto & Windus: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02859

ISBN: 0701179929

Condition: Very Good


Each year more than 250,000 people visit the chapel of King's College, cambridge, one of Europe's best known buildings. This book tells the untold story of the chapel's crowning glory, its stained glass windows and of the people who created them - the triumphant culmination of a project completed despite years of wars, the death of kings and violent religious conflict. There is some light creasing to the DJ. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 ... 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 ... View more info

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The Oxford History of England: The Fifteenth Century 1399-1485

By: Jacob. E.F.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., The Oxford University Press: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03208

Condition: Good


In recent years historians of Lancastrian and Yorkist England have paid increasing attention to its society and institutions. This work aims at a restatement under narrative form of English history in the light of this study. The text block is spotted and tanned and a little grubby. The D/W although protected by a plastic cover is faded and grubby especially down the spine, it is also priced-clipped. View more info

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X-Craft Versus Tirpitz: The Mystery of the Missing X5

By: Jacobsen, Alf

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK., Sutton Publishing: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02506

ISBN: 075094112X

Condition: Very Good


Award winning journalist Alf Jacobsen relates one of the most incredible tales of the Second World War, when Royal Navy X-craft midget submarines attacked the mighty German battleship Turpitz planting high explosives beneath the keel as it lay in the fjords of northern Norway. X5 and her crew were never heard of again, and were thought to have failed in their operation, but new evidence by Jacobsen may point to them actually succeeding in their mission. This book is a f... View more info

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Le Corbusier

By: Jean-Louis Cohen

Price: £11.30

Publisher: GmbH, Taschen: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03017

ISBN: 3822835358

Condition: Very Good


Few architects have embodied the hopes and disillusionments of the industrial age as Le Corbusier did, nor have any quite so scandalized and outraged their contemporaries. This book is lavishly illustrated throughout with full colour photographs. A clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping ( second class ) is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Shadows Of The Workhouse

By: Jennifer Worth

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2008

Edition: 6th Edition

Sellers ID: 03765

ISBN: 0297853260

Condition: Near Fine


Jennifer Worth, is indeed a natural storyteller and her detailed account of being a midwife in London's East End is gripping, moving and convincing from beginning to end ... a powerful evocation of a long-gone world. The d/w has been priced clipped. View more info

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Forgotten Battle: Torrington 1646

By: John Wardman

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Fire & Steel Ltd: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03769

ISBN: 095267260X

Condition: Near Fine


This book has been published to mark the 350th Anniversary of the Battle of Torrington. It tells the history of the last major battle of the English Civil War1642-1646 and the campaign of 1645-46 throughout the South West The d/w shows creasing to the top edge and the top of the text block is lightly speckled. View more info

A Thousand Years of the English Parish: Medieval Patterns and Modern Interpretations

By: Jones, Anthea

Price: £16.26

Publisher: Gloucestershire, Windrush Press Ltd.: 2000

Edition: Reprint.

Sellers ID: 01999

ISBN: 1900624508

Condition: Very Good


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Attila the Hun: Barbarian Terror and the Fall of the Roman Empire

By: Kelly,Christopher

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bodley Head: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03435

ISBN: 0224076760

Condition: Fine


Challenging our own ideas about Huns and Romans, imperialism and civilisation, barbarians and superpowers, this is the absorbing story of an extraordinary and complex individual who helped to bring down an empire and forced the map of Europe to be redrawn forever. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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Victorian Farm: Rediscovering Forgotten Skills

By: Langlands, Alex; Ginn, Peter; Goodman, Ruth

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK, Pavilion: 2009

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03094

ISBN: 1862059004

Condition: Very Good


Victorian Farm ' celebrates our rural heritage and contains a fascinating mix of social history, folklore and practical projects. Follow historians Alex Langlands, Peter Ginn and Ruth Goodman as they spend a year on a Victorian farm. Share the pleasures and hardships of such a life. A good clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE ; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Fumihiko Maki Buildings and Projects

By: Maki, Fumihiko

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Thames & Hudson Ltd: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02963

ISBN: 0500280312

Condition: Very Good


This book provides an overview of nearly three decades of work, concentrating on major works of the most recent and productive decade and showing an evolution of ideas and architectural vocabulary . Projects cover in scales and type - from a small house in Poland to the massive construction of the Makuhari Messe complex on Tokyo Bay. This is a clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive View more info

Larkhill's Wartime Locators: Royal Artillery Survey in the Second World War

By: Massimo Mangilli-Climpson

Price: £30.00

Publisher: UK, Pen and Sword: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03776

ISBN: 1844155145

Condition: Very Good


Larkhill's Wartime Locators, which as been supported by the Royal Artillery Historical Society and the Defence Surveyors Association, is the first complete study of artillery survey in the Second World War, and often neglected but vital aspect of gunnery. Illustrated with photographs and line drawn maps. The D/W shows signs of edges wear and creasing and there is a small tear at the base of the spine. View more info