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Inigo: The Troubled Life of Inigo Jones, Architect of the English Renaissance

By: Michael Leapman

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Headline Book Publishers Ltd: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03684

ISBN: 0755310020

Condition: Near Fine


Inigo Jones was one of the great English architects. His elegant classical buildings, now stand has testament to his vision. As well as King's Surveyor, Inigo was also a bold traveller, an innovative theatrical designer and an influential adviser to James I and Charles I. It was an extraordinary progress for a self-taught son of a Smithfield clothworker. There is light wear to the edges and corners of the D/W. A good , clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Oxford Companion to Christian Art and Architecture

By: Murray, Peter and Linda.

Price: £16.73

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03427

ISBN: 0198661657

Condition: Fine


This book is a unique and fascinating exploration of the art and architecture that has been influenced and inspired by biblical stories and Christian history and beliefs. Richly illustrated this Companion combines general essays on the periods and styles important in the history of Christian art with hundreds of shorter entries that describe specific works, artists, themes, and visual images and which give the reader practical guidance on where in Europe to locate the wo... View more info

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Transactions of the Ancient Monuments Society : New Series Vol thirteen

By: N/A

Price: £7.23

Publisher: UK, Ancient Monuments Society: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02460

Condition: Very Good


This book is full of descriptive text accompanied by black and white photo's and drawings. A delightful little book for anyone who is interested in architecture. The endpapers shows light foxing. View more info

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Brass rubbing.

By: Norris , Malcolm.

Price: £9.03

Publisher: UK, Pan Books Ltd: 1977

Edition: Reprint.

Sellers ID: 02362

ISBN: 0330250957

Condition: Very Good


An introduction to Brasses and Brass rubbing ,fully illustrated in black and white. There is some delamination to the plastic covering on the cover. View more info

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France Romane XIe Siecle

By: Oursel Raymond

Price: £45.18

Publisher: Zodiaque: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01534

ISBN: 2736901711

Condition: Very Good


This book is written in french throughout and is full of colour and black and white photographs.It comes in a slipcase. View more info

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A Brilliant Little Operation: The Cockleshell Heroes and the Most Courageous Raid of World War 2

By: Paddy Ashdown

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Aurum Press Ltd: 2012

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03701

ISBN: 1845137019

Condition: Fine


Paddy Ashdown has tracked down surviving witnesses and consulted previously unseen archives in Britain, France and Germany to produce a truly gripping narrative of this daring mission. There is light wear to the front of the D/W. A good , clean and tight copy. View more info

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Hope and Glory: Britain 1900-1990

By: Peter Clarke

Price: £12.20

Publisher: UK, Viking Adult: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03735

ISBN: 0713990716

Condition: Fine


Hope and Glory, explains the political changers that transformed Britain. It gives a clear account of the course of party leaders as Joseph Chamberlain, David Lloyd George, Winston Churchill, Harold Macmillan and Margaret Thatcher. It shows too how the outlook of ordinary people made a difference as, with the coming of an equal suffrage for men and women, democratic elections made and unmade Governments. The D/W shows light wear to its front and back panels. A good, clea... View more info

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Wright.

By: Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks

Price: £14.91

Publisher: GmbH, Taschen: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03015

ISBN: 3822827576

Condition: Very Good


This is a lavishly illustrated book full of coloured photographs on the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright . There is a small crease to the front endpaper on the top corner. A tight clean 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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Victorian Brick and Terra-Cotta Architecture in Full Colour: 160 Plates

By: Pierre Chabat

Price: £25.00

Publisher: USA, Dover Publications: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04153

ISBN: 0486261646

Condition: Very Good


This sumptuous book presents over 550 full-colour illustrations of a distinctive architectural style that enlivened the cities and countryside of Europe in the Victorian era. Widely considered the book on brickwork, it documents the ways in which that style incorporated imaginative brickwork and bright appliques of terra- cotta into its bold aesthetic. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Sacheverell Sitwell's England

By: Raeburn Michael ( Editor )

Price: £11.30

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: £9.03

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

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A Second Book of Architecture

By: Reed G.h

Price: £9.03

Publisher: London, A&C Black: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01197

Condition: Very Good


Book V/G ,but D/W has a large tear across the top of cover. View more info

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How To Read A Church

By: Richard Taylor

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Rider & Co: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03858

ISBN: 1844132382

Condition: Fine


How to Read a Church, is for anybody who wants to know more about what they see in a church or cathedral. It explains the significance of church layout, the symbolism of key scenes and the importance of details such as the use of colours and letters. As well as exploring recurring motifs, it looks at how to 'read' the priest and the congregation, and considers the ways in which churches reflect the Christian year. The D/W has been priced clipped. A fine , clean and tight... View more info

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A Miniature History of the English House.

By: Richards, J.M.

Price: £4.53

Publisher: London, architectural press: 1947

Edition: 6th impression

Sellers ID: 02016

Condition: Good


A history of the english house with pictures in black and white,the book is sun stained with no d/w otherwise in good condition. View more info

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A History of Britain ( the British Wars 1603 - 1776 )

By: Scharma Simon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, B.B,C: 2002

Edition: Reprint.

Sellers ID: 00309

ISBN: 0563537477

Condition: Very Good


The British Wars began on the morning of July 23 1637, and the first missiles launched were stools.They flew down the nave of st Giles's Cathedral in Edinburgh and their targets were the Dean and Bishop... so start the British Wars. This is a hardback reprint in V/G Condition as is the D/W. View more info

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England's Thousand Best Houses

By: Simon Jenkins

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Allen Lane: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03703

ISBN: 0713995963

Condition: Fine


Even more lavishly illustrated than its predecessor, and full of stories about the past occupants of the houses which bring them vividly to life, England's Thousand Best Houses is an essential companion for anyone wishing to explore England or its history. It is full of surprises, and opens doors to hundreds of delights of which most of us have never heard. The D/W shows wear to its edges, and head and base of the spine, there is also wear to its corners. It is a clean a... View more info

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England's Thousand Best Churches

By: Simon Jenkins

Price: £18.75

Publisher: UK, Allen Lane: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03672

ISBN: 0713992816

Condition: Near Fine


Parish churches are England's glory. They enshrine the history of a people, most of whom have lived far from the capital, court and Parliament. These people - their art , architecture and faith - are seldom recorded or celebrated. The parish church is their public monument. The D/J shows light wear with creasing to its top and bottom edges and corners, there is a bare patch on the base of the spine on the black boards. A good tight copy. View more info

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England's Thousand Best Churches

By: Simon Jenkins

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03777

ISBN: 0140297952

Condition: Very Good


With excellent pictures by Paul Barker, and mouthwatering descriptions of Simon Jenkins , this book is the ideal companion for anyone interested in churches and their architecture. There is creasing to the front corners of the cover. A tight , clean copy View more info

Danubia: A Personal History of Habsburg Europe

By: Simon Winder

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Picador: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03809

ISBN: 0330522787

Condition: Near Fine


For much of Europe was in the hands of the very peculiar Habsburg Family. An unstable mixture of wizards, obsessives, melancholics, bores ,musicians and warriors, they saw off - through luck, guile and sheer mulishness - any number of rivals, until finally packing up in 1918. from their principal lairs along the Danube they ruled most of Central Europe and Germany and interfered everywhere - indeed the history of Europe hardly makes sense without them. The dd/w has a sm... View more info

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The Victorian Village

By: Souden David

Price: £9.03

Publisher: uk, Brockhampton: 1991

Sellers ID: 01755

ISBN: 186019141X

Condition: Very Good


A very interesting book on victorian village's Full of detail and in good condition. View more info