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Briggs Patent

By: N/A

Price: £40.65

Publisher: 0

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01061

Condition: Poor


This book is full of patterns flowers and scrolls etc, but the cover has detached from the pages and frontispeice and end papers are missing though the detail is still all there. View more info

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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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A History of the Abbey of Bury St Edmunds, 1257-130

By: Antonia Gransden

Price: £50.00

Publisher: UK, Boydell Press: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03857

ISBN: 1783270268

Condition: Fine


St Edmund's Abbey was one of the most highly privileged and wealthiest religious houses in medieval England, one closely involved with the central government; its history is an integral part of English history. This book, the second of two volumes, offers a magisterial and comprehensive account of the Abbey during the latter part of the thirteenth century, based primarily on evidence in the abbey's records. This is a fine , clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Georgian Country House

By: Arnold, Dana

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2003

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03557

ISBN: 0750934700

Condition: Fine


The Country House was the focal point of Georgian architecture, landscape and society. Dana Arnold presents an analysis of the social and cultural significance of the country house, and her work is complimented by essays from experts in a variety disciplines. A wealth of illustrations, showing exteriors, interiors and landscapes accompany the textA very good, 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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Collins guide to parish churches of England and Wales

By: Betjeman, John ( Editor )

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Collins: 1980

Edition: 4th Edition

Sellers ID: 04970

ISBN: 0002161664

Condition: Very Good


This book first published in 1958, remains unrivalled as a guide to over 4,000 parish churches and renowned as a labour of love. It also one of the supreme achievements of Sir John Betjeman's lifetime. The boards have light wear to the extremities and corners and the d/w shows fading to the end flaps and again light wear to its extremities. View more info

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Dorset's Most Beautiful Building

By: Bill Hoade; Roger Holman

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Dorset Books: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03973

ISBN: 187116480X

Condition: Near Fine


This outstanding collection of over 130 colour pictures supported by an expert and informative text, reveals both the grandeur and the intimacy of Dorset's buildings and their glorious setting in the county's matchless landscape. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Railway Architecture

By: Binney, Marcus, & David Pearce (Editors)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Books: 1985

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Sellers ID: 03467

ISBN: 0906223628

Condition: Near Fine


The railway companies were the most extensive patrons of new architecture in the nineteenth century. Many of their buildings were of a totally new kind, and others posed novel problems of construction. Style and technique united as the railways sought to combine the prestige and elegance of this new form of travel with crucial and imaginative innovations in engineering. This book is illustrated with over 200 black & white photographs. There is a ghost of a label on the fep and the residual of glue from a label on the front panel of the D/J. The D/J show s light wear to its edges and corners. View more info

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English Medieval Architecture

By: Braun , Hugh

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Bracken Books: 1985

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03035

ISBN: 0946495424

Condition: Very Good


Of all her national treasures, the medieval cathedrals of England are undoubtedly the most prizes. Even by modern standards, their scale is enormous, their height overpowering. Yet they were all built more than six hundred years ago by craftsmen. The methods, techniques and styles of medieval building - from cathedrals to manor houses- are clearly described in this illustrated book by an author with the expert eye of an architect. There is light shelf-wear to the D/W and sunning to the flap edges, and creasing to the bottom edges. A good clean copy PLEASE NOTE; International shipping ( second... View more info

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Many Masks: Life of Frank Lloyd Wright

By: Brendan Gill

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, William Heinemann Ltd: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04198

ISBN: 0434292737

Condition: Very Good


Frank Lloyd Wright is often described as the greatest of American architects - an opinion that Wright himself was quick to agree with. Brendan Gill not only gives us the fullest, fairest, and most entertaining account of Wright to date but also strips away the masks behind which the architect contrived to live and perform his unprecedented feats. On the front paste down there is an Ex-Libris stamp with the previous owners name in ink. The corners of the D/W show light wear. View more info

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Harris's Guide to Churches and Cathedrals

By: Brian Harris

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Ted Smart: 2006

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04693

ISBN: 0091916143

Condition: Near Fine


The unique, the unusual, the rare - these are the features that form the criteria for selection in Brian Harris's wonderful guide to churches and cathedrals. Fully illustrated throughout, this book will become a standard work of reference for anyone who loves visiting churches and wants to know more. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Crestwood Hills: The Chronicle of a Modern Utopia

By: Buckner, Cory

Price: £18.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Angel City Press: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03016

ISBN: 1626400245

Condition: Very Good


In these pages, Cory Buckner shares the fascinating story of Crestwood Hills, displays defining photographs of many of the houses that has survived, and artfully demonstrates how idealism and modernist design merged at mid-century to create American architectural landmarks in Los Angeles. A good , clean tight copy. View more info

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House Histories for Beginners

By: C. Style; O. Style

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Phillimore & Co.: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04663

ISBN: 1860774059

Condition: Near Fine


It has never been a better time for the beginner to set about finding out about his or her house. Written in an entertaining and informative style, and filled with fine illustrations, this book will act as an excellent reference book for those seeking to take up this rewarding pursuit. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Landscapes and Desire: Revealing Britain's Sexually Inspired Sites

By: Catherine E. Tuck

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04624

ISBN: 0750929391

Condition: Very Good


Covering five thousand years of landscape architecture, from Stonehenge and Avebury to eighteen-century pleasure gardens and modern times, this irreverent, challenging and revealing investigation delves into the diverse history of Britain and Ireland's most stunning sexually inspired landscapes and monuments. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Victorian Designs for the Home

By: Charles Newton

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Victoria & Albert Museum: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03921

ISBN: 1851772847

Condition: Near Fine


During the Victoria's reign a wealth of diverse and innovative design was produced, characterised by conflicting desires for tradition and progress. The relationship of design to finished object is explored through both a lively text and many handsome photographs of a wide range of important pieces from the V & A's rich collection. A tight ,clean book 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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The Rise and Fall od the Medieval Monastery

By: Christopher Brooke

Price: £50.00

Publisher: UK, The Folio Society: 2006

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 04167

Condition: Fine


This is a fascinating history of the monastic buildings throughout Britain and Europe. Illustrated with black & white and colour photographs. A very good, clean tight copy. View more info

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European Carpets

By: Compana Michele

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Paul Hamlyn: 1966

Edition: English Edition

Sellers ID: 01320

ISBN: 0600012484

Condition: Poor


Full of color photo's View more info

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The story of Bisham Abbey.

By: Compton, Piers

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Thames Valley Press: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02125

ISBN: 090029406X

Condition: Very Good


This is the first full history of Bisham Abbey ever to be written.The author has drawn on manorial and contemporary papers to write Bisham's full history. There is a small tear of 2mm to the top of the spine. View more info