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Masterworks of Islamic Architecture; From Damascus to Granada, Fron Cairo to Istanbul

By: Stierlin,Henri

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Egypt, The American University in Cairo Press: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03193

ISBN: 9774249496

Condition: Very Good


The rapid spread of the Islamic faith from the seventh - century origins in the Arabian desert, and across the Middle-East carried with a cultural blossoming. The arts, technology, and sciences flourished thanks to this extraordinary renewal of the spirit. Also there was a great flourishing of architecture as this book sets out to show. Illustrated with over 360 stunning colour photographs, art historian Henri Stierlin celebrates the triumphs of the architectural and dec... View more info

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Their Darkest Hour: The Hidden History of the Home Front 1939-1945

By: Stuart Hylton

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03515

ISBN: 0750925221

Condition: Fine


Here, for the first time contained in a single volume, is a side of the British at war that many would prefer to forget. It is a stimulating, unsentimental portrait of a nation at arms. A good, clean tight copy. View more info

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The Rises and Falls of the Royal Stewarts.

By: Thomson, Oliver

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, The History Press: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03659

ISBN: 0750949643

Condition: Near Fine


This is the 1,000-year saga of the remarkable family the Stuarts. They were remarkable not only for the continuity of the male line which went on for 26 generations, but also for the 340 years that they held on to sovereign power. This book tells their fascinating tale with verve and drama. There is light creasing to the head of the spine and D/W. View more info

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The Englishman's Country

By: Turner, W.J.( Editor)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Collins: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03546

Condition: Very Good


The title of this book indicates its nature. It deals with aspects of life in town and country which seem peculiarly English. Illustrated throughout with 48 colour plates and 137 black and white plates. The green boards are faded at the edges and the corners are lightly worn The D/W has wear to its top edge with tears to its corners and the top of the spine. The rear panel has small chips and a tear. Otherwise it is still a tight readable copy. View more info

Cotswold churches

By: Verey, David

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK, B.T. Batsford: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03012

ISBN: 0713430540

Condition: Very Good


The book starts with a long introduction, in which the author discusses and analyses the qualities which give character and unity to the churches of the Cotswolds. Then follows detailed notes on all the Cotswold churches that the author to be best worth visiting. The black board have bumps to the top front corners and the D/W has tear to the top front corner around the head and base of the spine, there is also the sticky residue of two labels on the front cover. It is s... View more info

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The Englishman's Country

By: W.J.Turner ( Editor)

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK, Collins: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03107

Condition: Good


The title of this book indicates its nature. it deals with aspects of our life in town and country which seem peculiarly English. It is illustrated with 48 colour plates and 137 black and white plates. The light green boards are bumped at the corner and the text block is lightly tanned , the D/J is worn and torn in places especially on its top edge and on the top of the spine, there is also some chipping to the centre of the panels. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shi... View more info

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Elements of Quantity Surveying

By: Willis. Arthur J.

Price: £13.55

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

More Avanced Quantity Surveying

By: Willis.F.S.I & J.arthur

Price: £13.55

Publisher: london, Crosby Lockwood & son ltd: 1942

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 01607

Condition: Good


The book is full of detail about Quantity Surveying The spine is slightly faded on the spine.There is writing on the end papers . View more info

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This Other Eden: Seven Great Gardens & 300 Years of English History

By: Wulf, Andrea & Emma Gieben-Gamal

Price: £22.58

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03412

ISBN: 0316725803

Condition: Fine


This is a beautifully illustrated book that tells the story of seven English gardens and describes how they reflected the changing tastes and styles of a nation over 300 hundred years. The D/J is priced clipped. A good , clean and tight copy. View more info