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1783 Practical Treatise on CHIMNEYS by James ANDERSON
1783 Practical Treatise on CHIMNEYS by James ANDERSON

Price: £445.00

The third edition of James Anderson's scarce A Practical Treatise on Chimneys. Rebound in half leather with gilt lettering. Third Edition. Scarce. James Anderson, 1739 1808, was an agriculturist and political economist. He held...

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1807 Household Furniture and Interior Decoration Thomas Hope First Edition Illus
1807 Household Furniture and Interior Decoration Thomas Hope First Edition Illus

Price: £995.00

The first edition of Hope's influential and lavishly illustrated large folio on interior decoration. With fifty-eight engraved plates (collated, fifty-eight of sixty only, missing plates 9 and 34.) Including a handwritten title...

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1807 INTERIOR DESIGN Household Furniture by Hope FIRST
1807 INTERIOR DESIGN Household Furniture by Hope FIRST

Price: £3,145.00

A scare First Edition of Hope's influential and lavishly illustrated large folio on interior decoration. Bound in quarter-cloth with paper-covered boards and a leather spine label with gilt lettering. Includes...

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1814-17 2vols The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland
1814-17 2vols The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland

Price: £460.00

A beautifully bound pair of volumes on The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland.Complete in two volumes.Together with illustrations of remarkable incidents in border history and tradition, and original poetry by Walter Scott.Volume...

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1820 Dawson Turner Account Of A Tour oF Normandy Investigation Architecture
1820 Dawson Turner Account Of A Tour oF Normandy Investigation Architecture

Price: £80.00

The first volume of a two volume set on French architecture.Detailing the author's tour in Normany investigating its architectural antiquities, as well as its history and inhabitants, the volume contains engravings throughout. With...

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1821 Le Tre Porte Del Battistero di San Giovanni di Firenze Lasinio Plates
1821 Le Tre Porte Del Battistero di San Giovanni di Firenze Lasinio Plates

Price: £340.00

A scarce work on the design of the three doors of the Baptistery of San Giovanni in Florence.Collated: Complete. With 46 plates depicting the three bronze doors and details of the sculptures.In French and Italian in two columns alongside...

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1823 Notices of Ancient Church Architecture Bristol W.W. Redivivus Scarce
1823 Notices of Ancient Church Architecture Bristol W.W. Redivivus Scarce

Price: £90.00

This is a scarce copy of this work on the church architecture of Bristol and it's surrounding areas.Including some illustrations of churches in Bristol and the surrounding area, including St Stephen's Church in Bath.

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1824 William Inwood Tables For The Purchasing Of Estates Early Edition
1824 William Inwood Tables For The Purchasing Of Estates Early Edition

Price: £80.00

An early edition of William Inwoods handbook for the surveying and purchasing of estates.  William Inwood was a notable English architect and surveyor. He published this work in 1811, and it did not go out of print until 1880,...

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1827 Metropolitan Improvements London the 19th Century James Elmes Illustrated
1827 Metropolitan Improvements London the 19th Century James Elmes Illustrated

Price: £190.00

An interesting collection of 80 engraved plates of 19th century architecture in London. With illustrations "comprising the palaces, parks, new churches, bridges, streets, river scenery, public offices and institutions, gentlemen's...

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1830 The Cabinet-Maker's Guide Rules and Instructions G. A. Siddons Scarce
1830 The Cabinet-Maker's Guide Rules and Instructions G. A. Siddons Scarce

Price: £750.00

 A charming guide to cabinet-making by G.A. Siddons, containing detailed instructions and explanations of terms used in the trade. This is the Fifth edition of this work. Contains a frontispiece and four engraved plates....

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1835 2 Vols ARCHITECTURE Historical Essay THOMAS HOPE
1835 2 Vols ARCHITECTURE Historical Essay THOMAS HOPE

Price: £290.00

The second edition of Hope's eminent essay on Architecture, scarce with the essay and illustrations together. Complete in Two Volumes. Volume One contains the essay and Volume Two contains the illustrations. Illustrated from Drawings...

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1836-8 2vol Winkles's Cathedral Churches England Wales Garland Moule
1836-8 2vol Winkles's Cathedral Churches England Wales Garland Moule

Price: £195.00

Winkles's compendious collection of illustrations of ecclesiastical architecture, a work influential in inspiring the 19th century Gothic revival in architecture in Britain. With additional illustrated titles and numerous tissue-guarded...

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1837 Benjamin Winkles French Cathedrals Architecture First Edition Plates
1837 Benjamin Winkles French Cathedrals Architecture First Edition Plates

Price: £110.00

A first edition of Benjamin Winkles 'French Cathedrals'.A thorough and detailed account of notable cathedrals in France. The cathedrals include Amiens, Notre-Dame, Chartres, Beauvais, Evreux and Rouen. It is illustrated...

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1838-42 3vol Winkles Architectural Picturesque Illustrations Cathedral Churches
1838-42 3vol Winkles Architectural Picturesque Illustrations Cathedral Churches

Price: £295.00

A detailed and highly illustrated book about the cathedrals in England and Wales with drawings made from the sketches made expressly for this work by Robert Garland, architect. With an historical and descriptive account, numerous...

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1840 Architectural Remains of the Reigns of Elizabeth and James 1st with Plates
1840 Architectural Remains of the Reigns of Elizabeth and James 1st with Plates

Price: £500.00

A scarce copy of the Architectural Remains of the Reigns of Elizabeth and James 1st by Charles James Richardson.From accurate drawings and measurements taken from existing specimensVolume I (though it appears no further volumes...

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1840 Rustic Architecture Rough Wood Thatch Illustrated T. J. Ricauti
1840 Rustic Architecture Rough Wood Thatch Illustrated T. J. Ricauti

Price: £695.00

A scarce collection of plates depicting plans, sections and perspective views of various buildings. An important work in the picturesque style. Ricauti was determined to improve the appearance of buildings where he felt much...

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1843 8vol John Weale WEALE'S QUARTERLY PRESS Architecture
1843 8vol John Weale WEALE'S QUARTERLY PRESS Architecture

Price: £625.00

The complete nine parts of of John Weale's Quarterly Papers on Architecture, (four volumes) examining ecclesiastical architecture throughout Europe. With over two hundred and twenty plates, many of which are beautifully coloured,...

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1843 A Tabular Display of British Architecture Archibald Barrington Very Scarce
1843 A Tabular Display of British Architecture Archibald Barrington Very Scarce

Price: £260.00

A beautifully rendered and very unusual folding table of architectural designs. With the progress of British architecture documented from the Saxon era through to the 16th century. Very scarce.

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1844 Chronological Chart of Anglican Church Architecture Illustrated Folding
1844 Chronological Chart of Anglican Church Architecture Illustrated Folding

Price: £23.00

A beautifully illustrated chart on architecture.Folds from a small 6" by 4.5" square to a 22" by 15" chart of images and written information.With colour illustrated borders and accompanying information.A chronological chart of various...

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1844 The Useful Arts Employed In Dwelling Houses Illustrated
1844 The Useful Arts Employed In Dwelling Houses Illustrated

Price: £99.99

A first edition of The Useful Arts Employed in the Construction of Dwelling Houses.A comprehensive survey of a variety of housing techniques and the various materials used to construct human habitats.Illustrated throughout.Includes...

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1846 The Decorations of the Garden Pavilion Buckingham Palace Scarce Gruner
1846 The Decorations of the Garden Pavilion Buckingham Palace Scarce Gruner

Price: £450.00

A very scarce copy of this collection of architectural illustrations. Engraved under the instruction of Ludwig Gruner, a noted engraver and director of the Dresden Royal print Room. Complete with all 15 plates.The Garden...

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1849 Open Timber Roofs of the Middle Ages Raphael and Arthur Brandon Illustrated
1849 Open Timber Roofs of the Middle Ages Raphael and Arthur Brandon Illustrated

Price: £99.99

A beautifully illustrated guide to open timer roofs with technical details, measurements and an introduction to its history. Colour illustrated frontispiece of the roof over Nave and Knapton church Norfolk.  Colour and black and...

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1851 Parallele des MAISONS de PARIS by Victor CALLIAT
1851 Parallele des MAISONS de PARIS by Victor CALLIAT

Price: £375.00

A handsomely bound edition of Victor Calliat's Parallele des Maisons de Paris. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering and decoration. The text in this work is French. Several Plates and Pages have been laid down. The...

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1851 The Museum of Classical Antiquities Volume I Illustrated Architecture
1851 The Museum of Classical Antiquities Volume I Illustrated Architecture

Price: £79.99

A periodical devoted to Classical sculpture and architecture. Illustrated with fifteen plates throughout, many of which are folding. Including articles titled, Lesche at Delphi, Greek Architecture, On the Ionic Heroum at Xanthus...

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1851-9 4vol Some Account of Domestic Architecture in England The Conquest Turner
1851-9 4vol Some Account of Domestic Architecture in England The Conquest Turner

Price: £400.00

A collection of works on Domestic architecture in England.All volumes are first editions. Present are the following volumes:Volume I Some Account of Domestic Architecture in England from the Conquest to the End of the Thirteenth CenturyVolume...

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1854 Works of Eminent Masters in Painting Sculpture Architecture Vol1 only
1854 Works of Eminent Masters in Painting Sculpture Architecture Vol1 only

Price: £35.00

An interesting work on art, sculpture and architecture.Illustrated throughout with numerous examples of works from different schools.Volume I only.This work discusses different art forms worldwide including the art and sculpture...

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1855 John Ruskin The Seven Lamps of Architecture Illustrated Ward Binding Second
1855 John Ruskin The Seven Lamps of Architecture Illustrated Ward Binding Second

Price: £490.00

An beautifully illustrated second edition of one of Ruskin's most famous works.In a beautiful morocco binding by M Ward and Co. Complete with 14 plates by the author.John Ruskin was the leading English art critic of the Victorian...

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1859 Spires and Towers of Medieval Churches of England Charles Wickes 3 in 1
1859 Spires and Towers of Medieval Churches of England Charles Wickes 3 in 1

Price: £340.00

An illustrated edition of this history of Medieval Churches of England.Collated: Complete.Three volumes in one. With 72 plates of featured church towers and spires.Architecture played a very important role for the church in medieval...

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1860 Some Account of the Condition of the Fabric of Llandaff Cathedral 2nd ed
1860 Some Account of the Condition of the Fabric of Llandaff Cathedral 2nd ed

Price: £75.00

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1862 Abecedaire Ou Rudiment D'Archeologie Ere Gallo-Romaine By De Caumont Illust
1862 Abecedaire Ou Rudiment D'Archeologie Ere Gallo-Romaine By De Caumont Illust

Price: £59.99

Alphabet or Archeological Rudiments of the Gallo-Roman Era by Arcisse de Caumont with numerous engraved illustrations throughout and a fold-out map. First edition. In French. Arcisse de Caumont (1801 - 1873), a French historian...

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1862 The Gothic Model-Book Architecture of the Middle Ages Vincenz Statz Plates
1862 The Gothic Model-Book Architecture of the Middle Ages Vincenz Statz Plates

Price: £395.00

A study of Gothic architecture from Vincent Statz and Georg Gottlob Ungewitter.With descriptive text by A. Reichensperger and translated by Monicke. Illustrated throughout with two hundred and sixteen engraved plates (collated...

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1864 Calvert Vaux Villas and Cottages Villas Illustrated Uncommon Architecture
1864 Calvert Vaux Villas and Cottages Villas Illustrated Uncommon Architecture

Price: £42.00

A beautifully illustrated edition of Calvert Vaux's Villas and Cottages.With 39 plates.A British-American architect, Calvert Vaux is best known for co-designing Central Park.

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1865 Blenkarn Practical Specifications of Works Architecture Civil Engineering
1865 Blenkarn Practical Specifications of Works Architecture Civil Engineering

Price: £185.00

A scarce first edition of  this work by English engineer and architect John Blenkarn.Complete with 15 folding plates and a publisher's catalogue to the rear.A comprehensive work of civil engineering.

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1865 The Gentleman's House or How to Plan English Residences by Robert Kerr
1865 The Gentleman's House or How to Plan English Residences by Robert Kerr

Price: £275.00

An edition of The Gentleman's House by Robert Kerr. Fellow of the Royal Institute of Architects; Professor of the Arts of Construction in King's College, London. With tables of accommodation and cost, and a series of selected plans. Second...

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1865 The Gentleman's House Robert Kerr Architecture Scarce
1865 The Gentleman's House Robert Kerr Architecture Scarce

Price: £400.00

A second edition of work on English architectual design by Robert Kerr.Robert Kerr was a Fellow of the Royal Institue of Architects and Professor of the Arts of Contruction at King's College, London. Includes tables of accommodation...

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1867 Jourdain Et Duval Cathedral D'Amiens Les Stalles Et Les Clotures Du Choeur
1867 Jourdain Et Duval Cathedral D'Amiens Les Stalles Et Les Clotures Du Choeur

Price: £295.00

A scarce edition of Les Stalles de la Cathdrale d' Amiens composed by two Canons of the Cathedral at Amiens with writings on the choir stalls in the Cathedral. In French. Published for the Socit des Antiquaries de Picardie. With...

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1867 Treatise on Oblique Arches With Spiral Courses Illustrated Donaldson First
1867 Treatise on Oblique Arches With Spiral Courses Illustrated  Donaldson First

Price: £69.99

A scarce first edition collection of formulae and their explanations for the construction of oblique arches.The book covers; properties of screw surfaces, the stability of oblique arches and the formation of templates.Includes six...

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1868 Daniel Ramee Dictionnaire General Des Termes D'Architecture
1868 Daniel Ramee Dictionnaire General Des Termes D'Architecture

Price: £495.00

Daniel Ramee's dictionary of architectural terms, attractively bound in half morocco.Daniel Ramee was born in 1806 in Hamburg, but lived and worked in France.Architectural projects that he participated in include the Beauvais,...

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1872 Sanitary Science Applied to the Healthy Construction of Houses R Scott Burn
1872 Sanitary Science Applied to the Healthy Construction of Houses R Scott Burn

Price: £180.00

A scarce Victorian guide to the planning of sanitation in housing construction.An important and very rare primary source for the study of the great transformation in Victorian sanitation in the domestic sphere.Illustrated with vignettes...

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1874 Laxton's Builder's Price Book Construction Materials Catalogue
1874 Laxton's Builder's Price Book Construction Materials Catalogue

Price: £69.99

A Victorian price-list of construction materials and tools, along with other useful information for builders and contractors. Fifty-seventh edition. With advertisements to the front and rear.

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1877 Interior Architecture E Daubourg Illustrated Vestibules Staircases
1877 Interior Architecture E Daubourg Illustrated Vestibules Staircases

Price: £600.00

A very scarce work on architectural designs from E. Daubourg.Illustrated with forty plates (collated complete).'A purely practical work intended for architects, joiners, cabinet-makers, marble-workers, decorators as well as for the...

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1877 School Architecture Edward Robert Robson Illustrated Second Edition
1877 School Architecture Edward Robert Robson Illustrated Second Edition

Price: £49.99

A study of different school buildings throughout Europe. Second edition. Illustrated throughout with many plates and diagrams in the text.

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1879 Grundriss der Keramik in Bezug auf das Kunstgewerbe Friedrich Jaennicke
1879 Grundriss der Keramik in Bezug auf das Kunstgewerbe Friedrich Jaennicke

Price: £90.00

A sizeable illustrated volume containing a history of ceramics. In German. Containing an account of its development path in Europe, the Middle East and East Asia from the most ancient times up until the time of publication.Illustrated...

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1882-1901 Building News Illustrated Floor Plans Interior Furniture Art Portraits
1882-1901 Building News Illustrated Floor Plans Interior Furniture Art Portraits

Price: £225.00

A scarce early collection of impressive architectural plans for the notable structures of Great Britain and Europe. Prime examples of Edwardian Baroque architecture.Containing floorplans and illustrations of monuments, furniture...

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1882-84 Records Of Gloucester Cathedral Volume I and II With Twelve Plates
1882-84 Records Of Gloucester Cathedral Volume I and II With Twelve Plates

Price: £89.99

Records of Gloucester Cathedral Volume I 1882-83, edited by the Rev. William Bazeley. Illustrated with ten plates to volume I and two plates to volume II including one that folds out taken from a rare engraving. Two volumes bound...

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1888 The Architect's Register Volume III Essays Architects Engineers Builders
1888 The Architect's Register Volume III Essays Architects Engineers Builders

Price: £29.99

Volume III of this bi-annually published architectural register. Containing essays on Old House Work, Horace Walpole: His Life and Times, and Notes on Some Building Stones. With advertisements to the front and rear.

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1890 Architectural Studies in France by J L Petit Edward Bell Illustrated
1890 Architectural Studies in France by J L Petit Edward Bell Illustrated

Price: £50.00

An illustrated work on the architecture of France.Second Edition. John Louis Petit was an English clergyman and architectural artist who spend much of his life visiting and sketching churches all over Europe. Architectural studies...

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1890 W J Loftie Westminster Abbey Herbert Railton Illustrated Engravings Plates
1890 W J Loftie Westminster Abbey Herbert Railton Illustrated Engravings Plates

Price: £55.00

A beautifully illustrated work on Westminster Abbey.With twelve full page plates chiefly illustrated by Herbert Railton, an English artist and leading illustrator of his time.. Text and descriptions written by W J Loftie, a British...

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1890 Wilmot Harrison Memorable London Houses Illus G N Martin Map Original Bind
1890 Wilmot Harrison Memorable London Houses Illus G N Martin Map Original Bind

Price: £40.00

An interesting edition of Wilmot Harrison's Memorable London Houses.With vignettes by G N Martin. Designed to guide walking tours through central London and into the suburbs of Hampstead, Paddington, and Islington.

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1892 Historic Houses of the United Kingdom Descriptive Historical Illustrated
1892 Historic Houses of the United Kingdom Descriptive Historical Illustrated

Price: £25.00

An illustrated edition of this work on historic houses of the United Kingdom.With five full page engravings and numerous illustrations within the text.Featuring notable houses such as Chatsworth, Alnwick Castle and Warwick Castle....

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1896 Charles Birch London Churches Of The XVIIth And XVIIIth Centuries Plates
1896 Charles Birch London Churches Of The XVIIth And XVIIIth Centuries Plates

Price: £190.00

A uncommon late Nineteenth Century volume on London churches of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, in decorative leather binding.With sixty four plates, collated complete, the work makes for an extensive illustrative history...

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1900 H J L J Masse City of Chartres Cathedral & Churches Illus Presentation Copy
1900 H J L J Masse City of Chartres Cathedral & Churches Illus Presentation Copy

Price: £50.00

A handsome first edition, referencing copac, of H J L J Mass's The City of Chartres. With 47 illustrations including 10 photographic plates.An authoritative author on episcopal architecture, Mass gives a brief history...

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1900 Old Cottages and Farmhouses in Surrey W Galsworthy Davie Illustrated
1900 Old Cottages and Farmhouses in Surrey W Galsworthy Davie Illustrated

Price: £54.99

A lavishly illustrated study of Surrey farmhouses by William Curtis Green. William Curtis Green (18751960) was an English architect.Illustrated on one hundred collotype plates from photographs specially taken by W. Galsworthy Davie....

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1900 The Plumber and Sanitary Houses S. Stevens Hellyer Illustrated Scarce
1900 The Plumber and Sanitary Houses S. Stevens Hellyer Illustrated Scarce

Price: £85.00

A scarce fifth edition of this illustrated work on plumbing by S. Stevens Hellyer. With 24 plates (4 fold-out) and illustrations throughout. With 2 publisher's advertisements to back. 

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1901 Bungalows and Country Residences R A Briggs Fifth Edition
1901 Bungalows and Country Residences R A Briggs Fifth Edition

Price: £85.00

A study of the architecture and design of bungalows from R. A. Briggs. Illustrated with many plates to the rear.Fifth edition, revised, with several new plates.

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1901 Early Renaissance Architecture in England by J Alfred Gotch First Edition
1901 Early Renaissance Architecture in England by J Alfred Gotch First Edition

Price: £49.99

A work of architecture by J. Alfred Gotch. For the use of students and others. With eighty-seven collotype and other plates and two hundred and thirty illustrations in the text. John Alfred Gotch (28 September 1852 17 January...

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1902 Picturesque WESTMINSTER Walter Emden, Howard Penton, Warner Terry
1902 Picturesque WESTMINSTER Walter Emden, Howard Penton, Warner Terry

Price: £175.00

'Picturesque London; being a collection of sketches illustrating numerous landmarks and plates of interest in the ancient City of Westminster; arranged and produced by under the supervision of Dr Walter Emden, L.C.C. Alderman...

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1902 Specification for Architects Surveryor and Engineers Scarce Illustrated
1902 Specification for Architects Surveryor and Engineers Scarce Illustrated

Price: £250.00

A scarce compendium of information and illustrations for architects and tradesmen. Numerous photographs, diagrams, illustrations, tables and equations throughout. Includes information for Bellhangers, Drainlayers, fireproof constructors...

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1903 2vols An Analysis of Gothic Architecture R and J A Brandon Illustrated
1903 2vols An Analysis of Gothic Architecture R and J A Brandon Illustrated

Price: £220.00

An illustrative guide to gothic architecture.Written by Joshua Arthur Rodrigues Brandon and John Raphael Rodrigues Brandon. The Brandon brothers Both were British architects who designed the new corn exchange at Colchester,...

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1903 Catalogue of the Eighteenth Annual Exhibition of the Architectural League
1903 Catalogue of the Eighteenth Annual Exhibition of the Architectural League

Price: £39.99

An edition of the Catalogue of the Eighteenth Annual Exhibition of the Architectural League of New York.Illustrated throughout with a variety of paintings, photographs and sculptures, including advertisements at the rear.

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1906 2vol ARCHITECTURE Cathedrals England & Wales ILLUS
1906 2vol ARCHITECTURE Cathedrals England & Wales ILLUS

Price: £49.99

A lavishly illustrated, early twentieth century edition of Bonney's anonymously-published study of English and Welsh cathedrals, complete in two volumes. Bound in cloth with both gilt and stamped lettering, and stamped...

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1907 English Furniture Designers of the Eighteenth Century Constance Simon
1907 English Furniture Designers of the Eighteenth Century Constance Simon

Price: £30.00

A look into eighteenth century furniture design.Illustrated throughout.With a glossary of terms to the rear.First thus, first Batsford edition as this work was previously published in 1904 by A H Bullen.This work follows the history...

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1908 Fonts and Font Covers Francis Bond Illustrated Ecclesiastical Design
1908 Fonts and Font Covers Francis Bond Illustrated Ecclesiastical Design

Price: £24.99

A detailed work on the designs of church fonts. With chapters including Baptism of Christ, Fonts with Partitions, Norman Fonts and more. Illustrated with numerous photographs in the text.

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1908 Screens and Galleries in English Churches Francis Bond Illustrated
1908 Screens and Galleries in English Churches Francis Bond Illustrated

Price: £19.99

An illustrated examination of the design of screens and galleries used in ecclesiastical buildings. Illustrated with photographs and drawings throughout.

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1908-10 4vol English Church Decoration Francis Bond Fonts Tabernacles Screens
1908-10 4vol English Church Decoration Francis Bond Fonts Tabernacles Screens

Price: £99.99

A selection of volumes on aspects of church design from Francis Bond.Containing:Fonts and Font CoversScreens and Galleries in English ChurchesWood Carvings in English Churches. I: MisericordsWood Carvings in English Churches. I: Stalls...

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1909 2Vol Roodscreens and Roodlofts First Edition F Bligh Bond Dom Bede Camm
1909 2Vol Roodscreens and Roodlofts First Edition F Bligh Bond Dom Bede Camm

Price: £98.00

This is an illustrated first edition set of works on religious architecture.Complete in two volumes.Illustrated throughout.Frederick Bligh Bond was an English architect and illustrator who oversaw the restoration of a number of churches,...

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1909 English Leadwork Its Art and History Illust Lawrence Weaver Architecture
1909 English Leadwork Its Art and History Illust Lawrence Weaver Architecture

Price: £125.00

An interesting look at the history of English leadwork.Illustrated throughout with examples of leadwork patterns and photographs of its uses on churches, pipe-heads and more.This work explores the history of making leadwork and its...

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1910-15 6Vols The Modern Building Record Volumes I to VI Illustrated Orig Cloth
1910-15 6Vols The Modern Building Record Volumes I to VI Illustrated Orig Cloth

Price: £750.00

The first six volumes of this early 20th century record of contemporary architecture, with photographs and descriptionsof many of Britain's famous monumental buildings as they were built. The pre-war era saw the last great flurry...

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1911 3vols English Furniture of The Eighteenth Century Herbert Cescinsky
1911 3vols English Furniture of The Eighteenth Century Herbert Cescinsky

Price: £340.00

Three volumes of this historical work.The first two volumes have timelines outlining 'The Parallel History of Europe in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, with Population of the Various Countries in the Year 1800' and a 'Parallel...

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1911 3vols Herbert Cescinsky English Furniture of the Eighteenth Century Illust
1911 3vols Herbert Cescinsky English Furniture of the Eighteenth Century Illust

Price: £175.00

Three volumes of this fascinating work.The first two volumes have timelines outlining 'The Parallel History of Europe in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, with Population of the Various Countries in the Year 1800' and a 'Parallel...

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1911 A Treatise on Surveying Reginald E Middleton and Osbert Chadwick Part 2
1911 A Treatise on Surveying Reginald E Middleton and Osbert Chadwick Part 2

Price: £38.00

An informative book on the mathematics of surveying.Complete with illustrations,  tables and a fold out diagram of surface velocity.Third edition.Part II of two.

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1912 Gothic Architecture in England Francis Bond Illustrated Churches
1912 Gothic Architecture in England Francis Bond Illustrated Churches

Price: £40.00

An illustrated edition of this work on the history of English gothic architecture.Being an analysis of the origin and development of English church architecture from the Norman conquest to the dissolution of the monasteries.With over...

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1912 Military Architecture in England During the Middle Ages A Hamilton Thompson
1912 Military Architecture in England During the Middle Ages A Hamilton Thompson

Price: £19.99

An illustrated study of Medieval English Architecture by A. Hamilton Thompson.Signed by John H. Harvey to the front free-endpaper. John Hooper Harvey (25 May 1911 18 November 1997) was a British architectural historian, who specialised...

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1913 Houses and Gardens E L Lutyens Lawrence Weaver Illustrated Signed Letter
1913 Houses and Gardens E L Lutyens Lawrence Weaver Illustrated Signed Letter

Price: £190.00

An illustrated work on the architecture of E L Lutyens.Sir Lawrence Weaver was a British architectural writer and civil servant.with a telegram signed by Lawrence Weaver taped to the title page.

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1918 Decorative Textiles An Illustrated Book on Coverings for Furniture Walls
1918 Decorative Textiles An Illustrated Book on Coverings for Furniture Walls

Price: £140.00

An illustrated work on decorative textiles.The work discusses tapestries, velvets, brocades, drapery, laces, chintzes, trimmings, wall papers, carpets and more.It explores an individual textile form per chapter.Illustrated throughout...

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1919 Various Authors Journal Of The Royal Institute Of British Architects
1919 Various Authors Journal Of The Royal Institute Of British Architects

Price: £40.00

A very scarce 1919 academic journal on architecture with contemporary advertisements.With essays by M.H. Baillier-Scott on dwellings in towns and countryside, as well as a discussion on the paper by Arthur Keen, the volume contains...

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1920 Cottage Building in Cob Pise Chalk and Clay Clough WIlliams-Ellis Illust
1920 Cottage Building in Cob Pise Chalk and Clay Clough WIlliams-Ellis Illust

Price: £33.99

An examination of the construction of cottages using different materials. Second edition, revised and enlarged. With many photographic plates throughout. Including publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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1920 WESTMINSTER ABBEY St Margaret's Church 2 Vol in 1 Illustrated Bullock
1920 WESTMINSTER ABBEY St Margaret's Church 2 Vol in 1 Illustrated Bullock

Price: £140.00

This is a beautifully illustrated set of works on the architecture of Westminster Abbey.Two volumes bound as one.With over one hundred and fifty photographic illustrations of architectural details and features.Westminster Abbey is...

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1922 English Decoration and Furniture of the Later XVIIIth Century M Jourdain
1922 English Decoration and Furniture of the Later XVIIIth Century M Jourdain

Price: £130.00

An extensive examination of furniture decoration and interior design from Margaret Jourdain.Published as a sequel to Francis Lenygon's two-volume set on Furniture and Decoration in England.Illustrated throughout with many photographic...

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1924 2 vol Old World HOUSE FURNITURE H. CESCINSKY 1st
1924 2 vol Old World HOUSE FURNITURE H. CESCINSKY 1st

Price: £324.00

A first edition of this richly illustrated work on the furnishing and decoration of old houses. Featuring illustrations throughout, including frontispieces. With information including the history, types, styles, and makers...

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1924 Masters of Architecture John Francis Bentley W W Scott-Moncrieff Plates
1924 Masters of Architecture John Francis Bentley W W Scott-Moncrieff Plates

Price: £40.00

This is an illustrated biography of architect John Francis Bentley famous for his work on the Westminster Cathedral in London.This edition includes 34 monochrome plates including images of Westminster Cathedral and Beaumont College....

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1925 Portals Doorways and Windows of France George Dahl Dustwrapper First Ed
1925 Portals Doorways and Windows of France George Dahl Dustwrapper First Ed

Price: £48.00

A profusely illustrated first edition on this architectural work.With 209 plates depicting photographs of doorways, windows or other portals alongside the architectural drawings of the same.George Dahl was an American architect during...

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1925 The Work of Ernest Newton Reginal Blomfield W G Newton Illustrated
1925 The Work of Ernest Newton Reginal Blomfield W G Newton Illustrated

Price: £78.00

An illustrated first edition of this work on Ernest Newton.With an introduction by Sir Reginald Blomfiel, British Architect and garden designed.Ernest newton was an English Architect and president of the Royal Institute of British...

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1926 An Introduction to the Development of Private Building Estates F Howkins
1926 An Introduction to the Development of Private Building Estates F Howkins

Price: £44.99

A first edition of this work on town planning from F. Howkins. Illustrated with two folding plans and illustrations in the text. Including chapters on Cost of Land and Roads, Sale by Public Auction, The Building Agreement and...

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1928 Miguel and Aguirre Velasco Grabados y Litografias de Goya Illustrated First
1928 Miguel and Aguirre Velasco Grabados y Litografias de Goya Illustrated First

Price: £125.00

A first edition of Miguel and Aguirre Velasco's Grabados Litografias de Goya.With 288 prints and lithographs over 96 pages, collation complete.A Spanish romantic painter and printmaker, Francisco Goya (1746-1828) was considered as...

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1928-29 2vols L'Architecte Illustrated Photographic Recueil Mensuel De L'Art
1928-29 2vols L'Architecte Illustrated Photographic Recueil Mensuel De L'Art

Price: £375.00

A scarce edition of this monthly collection of architectural art.Includes information on lighting techniques, floor plans and blue prints, the history of decorative architecture and much more.The 1928 edition contains seventy five...

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1928-30 3vol Journal of the Royal Institute of British Architects Illustrated
1928-30 3vol Journal of the Royal Institute of British Architects Illustrated

Price: £150.00

A collection of reports from the Royal Institute of British Architects, from 1927 to 1930.Containing issues for:November 1927-October 1928 (Volume XXXV - Third Series)November 1928-October 1929 (Volume XXXVI - Third Series)November...

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1929 3Vol English Homes Periods II-IV Illustrated Stuart Tudor Country Life
1929 3Vol English Homes Periods II-IV Illustrated Stuart Tudor Country Life

Price: £375.00

A three volume set of works by H. Avray Tipping.Three volumes of original ten.Period II- Volume I. Early Tudor 1485-1558Period III- Volume I. Late Tudor and Early Stuart 1558-1649Period IV- Volume I. Late Stuart 1649-1714.Henry...

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1930 Erich Mendelsohn Das Gesamtschaffen Des Architekten First edition
1930 Erich Mendelsohn Das Gesamtschaffen Des Architekten First edition

Price: £140.00

A first edition collection of the complete architectural works of the iconic Erich Mendelsohn.Numerous illustrations, photographs and illustrated plates throughout. Erich Mendelsohn was a Jewish German architect, known for his...

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1930 Rochester Bridge 1387-1856 M J Becker Illustrated Signed S C Ratcliff
1930 Rochester Bridge 1387-1856 M J Becker Illustrated Signed S C Ratcliff

Price: £27.99

A history of Rochester Bridge, with details of its income, maintenance, and construction. Inscribed to W. H. Waddams by P. J. Baker, Clerk to the Wardens of Rochester Bridge.Illustrated with various plates.

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1931-33 3Vols J D Kendall Architectural Design And Construction Illustrated
1931-33 3Vols J D Kendall Architectural Design And Construction Illustrated

Price: £480.00

A very scarce collection of the first three volumes of this architectural journal.This is a rare publication but gives a unique slant on an important period in modern architecture and development in Britain. In the interwar years there...

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1932 The Weathering of Natural Building Stone Scaffer Illustrated Special report
1932 The Weathering of Natural Building Stone Scaffer Illustrated Special report

Price: £24.00

A scarce special report concerning  building preservation once the industrial revolution began took its toll on cities.  Illustrated frontispiece depicting the decay of Magnesium Limestone with fifty four other illustrations...

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1934 The Architectural Work of Sir Banister Fletcher W Hanneford-Smith Limited
1934 The Architectural Work of Sir Banister Fletcher W Hanneford-Smith Limited

Price: £100.00

A limited edition work on Sir Banister Fletcher.Sir Banister Fletcher was an English architect and architectural historian who co-authored the textbook A History of Architecture with his father.

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1934 W. Hanneford-Smith Architectural Works of Sir Banister Fletcher Limited
1934 W. Hanneford-Smith Architectural Works of Sir Banister Fletcher Limited

Price: £180.00

A limited edition of this architectural history of Sir Banister Fletcher.Limited to 500 copies of which only 400 were for sale, this work is profusely illustrated with photographic plates and works selected from Fletcher's own sketch...

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1935 Country Houses of Dorset First edition Illustrated Arthur Oswald Map
1935 Country Houses of Dorset First edition Illustrated Arthur Oswald Map

Price: £44.00

An illustrated first edition collection of the architecturally remarkable houses of Dorset. Illustrated frontispiece photograph of Chantmarle Manor dated 1612 with two hundred other illustrations from photographs throughout....

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1936 English Church Screens Aymer Vallance Rood Screens Architecture Churches
1936 English Church Screens Aymer Vallance Rood Screens Architecture Churches

Price: £56.00

A first edition of this work by Aymer Vallance on the architecture of churches.Being a collection of great roods screenwork and rood-loft of parish churches in England and Wales

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1936-38 3vol The Architectural Record of Design and Construction Illustrated
1936-38 3vol The Architectural Record of Design and Construction Illustrated

Price: £395.00

A very scarce collection of three years' worth of issues of The Architectural Record of Design and Construction, a monthly architectural periodical. This is a rare publication but gives a unique slant on an important period in...

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1937 From the Ground Up A R Powys Papers Photographs Architecture Churches
1937 From the Ground Up A R Powys Papers Photographs Architecture Churches

Price: £24.99

A first edition collection of papers from architect A. R. Powys on the buildings he spent much of his life trying to protect. Frontispiece black and white portrait of A. R. Powys.Introduction from his brother, John Cowper Powys a novelist...

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1937 Smaller Retail Shops Bryan and Norman Westwood Illustrated Fittings
1937 Smaller Retail Shops Bryan and Norman Westwood Illustrated Fittings

Price: £79.99

A guide to planning the design of small shops from Bryan and Norman Westwood. Illustrated throughout with many diagrams and photographs. Including entries on lighting, wall coverings, fixtures and fittings, and more.

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1938 First Edition Earl Baldwin Smith Egyptian Architecture Cultural Expression
1938 First Edition Earl Baldwin Smith Egyptian Architecture Cultural Expression

Price: £160.00

A first edition of this book on Ancient Egyptian architecture.Illustrated with plates and vignettes throughout, the work look at tombs and temples, as well as residential buildings and areas encompassing cities, palaces and houses....

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1941-1944 2vol Parish Churches Cathedrals of Engalnd Cox Batsford Illustrated
1941-1944 2vol Parish Churches Cathedrals of Engalnd Cox Batsford Illustrated

Price: £35.00

A nice collection of the history of church and cathedral architecture throughout the main cities of England, including Carlisle, Durham, Norwich, Oxford and York. Front and rear pastedown are illustrated with sketch maps of the Cathedrals...

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1948 John Betjeman Piper Murray's Buckinghamshire Architectural Guide First
1948 John Betjeman Piper Murray's Buckinghamshire Architectural Guide First

Price: £50.00

A first edition of this guide to the architecture of Buckinghamshire.With photographic plates throughout, this volume places emphasis on relgious monuments and churches and there decorative elements.

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1949 A History of the English House Nathaniel Lloyd Illustrated Architecture
1949 A History of the English House Nathaniel Lloyd Illustrated Architecture

Price: £59.99

A history of houses and homes in Britain, ranging from the twelfth century to the nineteenth.Reprinted from the first edition of 1931.Illustrated with many monochrome photographs, and diagrams in the text. With chapters on wall treatment,...

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1949 Concrete Houses and Small Garages Albert Lakemen Illustrated
1949 Concrete Houses and Small Garages Albert Lakemen Illustrated

Price: £42.00

A comprehensive breakdown of concrete constructions with photographs, assembly details and floor plans included.This is the fourth (re-written) Edition of Concrete Houses and Small Garages with Preface from Albert Lakeman. A...

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1949-1952 2vol HISTORICAL MONUMENTS in Oxford & Dorset
1949-1952 2vol HISTORICAL MONUMENTS in Oxford & Dorset

Price: £125.00

Two volumes on the historical monuments of Oxford and Dorset. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and armorial decoration, and unclipped dust wrappers. Dorset is a first edition. Oxford is a reprint. Dorset has 212 plates,...

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1950 2Vol Cambridge Planning Proposals Maps and Plans Holford and Wright
1950 2Vol Cambridge Planning Proposals Maps and Plans Holford and Wright

Price: £77.00

A two volume set of proposed planning changes for Cambridge.Volume I- A Report to the Cambridgeshire Council, Volume II- Maps and Plans.Complete in two volumes. William Holdford was a British architect and town planner heavily involved...

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1950 2Vol Holford and Wright Cambridge Planning Proposals Maps and Plans
1950 2Vol Holford and Wright Cambridge Planning Proposals Maps and Plans

Price: £77.00

A two volume set of proposed planning changes for Cambridge.Volume I- A Report to the Cambridgeshire Council, Volume II- Maps and Plans.Complete in two volumes. William Holdford was a British architect and town planner heavily involved...

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1950-73 24 Vols Progressive Architecture Design Surveys Uniformly Bound Riviere
1950-73 24 Vols Progressive Architecture Design Surveys Uniformly Bound Riviere

Price: £6,800.00

A continuous 23 year run of selected sections from one of the 20th century's most significant architectural magazines, uniformly bound by Bayntun Riviere of Bath.The sections included from the magazine are those concerning the design...

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1953-65 13vols Architectural Design Illustrated Signed Baytnun Binding 23-35
1953-65 13vols Architectural Design Illustrated Signed Baytnun Binding 23-35

Price: £2,900.00

Thirteen volumes of this popular architectural periodical.The complete issues from the years 1953-1965 inclusive bound per yearly volume.Illustrated throughout with numerous photographs, plans and designs. Architectural Design, also...

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1958 English Parish Churches Illustrated Photographs John Betjeman Isle of Man
1958 English Parish Churches Illustrated Photographs John Betjeman Isle of Man

Price: £39.99

A first edition of  John Betjeman's well illustrated guide book to Britain's previously unmapped parish churches.Includes sixty-four black and white photograph plates of the architecture and art within these parish churches....

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1958 Victoria and Albert Museum English Furniture Designs of the 18th Century
1958 Victoria and Albert Museum English Furniture Designs of the 18th Century

Price: £110.00

A look at eighteenth century furniture. Written by Peter Ward-Jackson for the Victoria and Albert Museum.Illustrated with hundreds of plates to the rear.This work briefly discusses the 17th century furniture designs before...

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1960 Burgundian Gothic Architecture by Robert Branner Illustrated
1960 Burgundian Gothic Architecture by Robert Branner Illustrated

Price: £59.99

A reference book on Burgundian Gothic Architecture.By Robert Branner, Department of Art History and Archaeology Columbia University, New York.With numerous black and white plates.

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1962 Phoenix At Coventry Building of a Cathedral B Spence Souzouski Sutcliffe
1962 Phoenix At Coventry Building of a Cathedral B Spence Souzouski Sutcliffe

Price: £550.00

The first edition of this interesting architectural work.Held in a Souzouski & Sutcliffe morocco signed binding. This book is written about the re-building of Coventry Cathedral after its bombing during 1940.The...

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1964 Entwurff Einer Historischen Architectur in Abbildung Fischer von Eriach
1964 Entwurff Einer Historischen Architectur in Abbildung  Fischer von Eriach

Price: £1,100.00

A facsimile of several editions of Fischer von Erlach's work.The second German edition of 1725 followed by the text of the London edition of 1730, translated by Tomas Lediard. In German, French and English.With numerous black and white illustrations...

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1965 2Vol Buildings for Industry Walter Henn Dustwrappers Illus
1965 2Vol Buildings for Industry Walter Henn Dustwrappers Illus

Price: £220.00

A two volume set of this work edited by Walter Henn.An extended version of a two volume work originally printed in German.Walter Henn was an eminent German architect, civil engineer and teacher. 

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1965 ARCHITECTURAL & ORNAMENT DRAWINGS C16th-C19th
1965 ARCHITECTURAL & ORNAMENT DRAWINGS C16th-C19th

Price: £359.99

A scarce book of plates of architectural and ornament drawings. Bound in card. First edition. Very scarce. With an introduction by Richard P. Wunder. A catalogue with 107 black and white plates. "The major...

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1968 Buckingham Palace John Harrish John Russell Illustrated Dustwrapper
1968 Buckingham Palace John Harrish John Russell Illustrated Dustwrapper

Price: £90.00

A beautifully illustrated study of Buckingham Palace.With an introduction by John Russell and several coloured illustrations.

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1968 Fairground Architecture by David Braithwaite with Photographs
1968 Fairground Architecture by David Braithwaite with Photographs

Price: £69.99

An illustrated reference book on Fairground Architecture.From the 'Excursions into Architecture' series, edited by David Braithwaite."This new edition of David Braithwaite's unique book has been thoroughly revised, corrected and reset."...

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1968 Rococo Architecture in Southern Germany Henry-Russell Hitchcock Illustrated
1968 Rococo Architecture in Southern Germany Henry-Russell Hitchcock Illustrated

Price: £58.00

This is an attractively illustrated history on Southern Germany's Rococo architecture.This edition features full page monochrome photographs as well as diagrams of the unique Rococo architecture alongside the...

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1970 Hugh Braun Parish Churches Their Architectural Development in England
1970 Hugh Braun Parish Churches Their Architectural Development in England

Price: £24.99

A very good first edition of Hugh Braun's Parish Churches: Their Architectural Development in England.Parish Churches is a companion book to Old English Houses. As written in the preface, 'At one time a Deputy Architect to...

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1973 The Anti- Rationalists J M Richards Nikolaus Pevsner ILLUSTRATED
1973 The Anti- Rationalists J M Richards Nikolaus Pevsner ILLUSTRATED

Price: £62.00

This is a lovely well illustrated text on the anti-rationalist movement of architecture.Edited by two distinguished architectural historians, this book illustrates the changing architectural styles of the 20th century, inspired by...

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1974 The Gothick Taste Terence Davis Illustrated First Edition Dustwrapper
1974 The Gothick Taste Terence Davis Illustrated First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £60.00

An illustrated edition of this work on Gothick architecture.Gothick architecture was extremely popular in the eighteenth century and echoed the building heritage of the Middle Ages.

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1975 DESIGN Interior Finishings by EW TRENDALL Illus.
1975 DESIGN Interior Finishings by EW TRENDALL Illus.

Price: £125.00

A scarce facsimile reprint of Trendall's working drawings for interior finishings. Bound in cloth with a spine and front board label. First Thus. Originally published 1833. "Consisting of single, sash, and folding doors, French...

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1976 Classic Irish Houses of the Middle Size Maurice Craig Illustrated
1976 Classic Irish Houses of the Middle Size Maurice Craig Illustrated

Price: £150.00

A history of classic Irish architecture from Maurice Craig.Illustrated throughout with many plans, and monochrome photographs. Maurice James Waldron Craig (25 October 1919 11 May 2011) was an Irish architectural historian, the author...

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1978 English Interiors 1790-1848 The Quest for Comfort John Carnforth Illus
1978 English Interiors 1790-1848 The Quest for Comfort John Carnforth Illus

Price: £85.00

A first edition of this work by John Cornforth.With 49 colour illustrations.John Cornforth was an architectural historian and the author of many books with particular emphasis on the history of English Country Houses.

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1978 The Perpendicular Style John Harvey Signed First Edition Dustwrapper
1978 The Perpendicular Style John Harvey Signed First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £60.00

A first edition of this work by John Harvey.With a relevant pamphlet loosely inserted, signed by John Harvey.

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1978-1981 3Vol Burke's Guide to Country Houses Mark Bence Jones Illus
1978-1981 3Vol Burke's Guide to Country Houses Mark Bence Jones Illus

Price: £160.00

A three volume set of this architectural series.First editions. Complete set of three volumes printed. Volume I- Ireland, Volume II- Herefordshire Shropshire Warwickshire Worcestershire, Volume III- East Anglia.Begun 150 years after...

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1983 Stucco and Decorative Plasterwork in Europe Geoffrey Beard illus
1983 Stucco and Decorative Plasterwork in Europe Geoffrey Beard illus

Price: £65.00

A first edition of this work on decorative plasterwork.With 165 illustrations including 16 in colour.

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1988 2 Volumes Giuseppe Bracco Acque, Ruote e Mulini a Torino Illustrated
1988 2 Volumes Giuseppe Bracco Acque, Ruote e Mulini a Torino Illustrated

Price: £140.00

Two exquisite volumes of the Archivo Storico's Acque, Ruote e Mulini a Torino.Focusing on the city of Turin, these two volumes explore the use of irrigation systems and methods of transporting water, such as water wheels and other...

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1994 Montclos and Polidori Versailles Illustrated Dustwrapper
1994 Montclos and Polidori Versailles Illustrated Dustwrapper

Price: £45.00

A near fine first edition of Versailles.A profusely illustrated exploration of the Palace of Versaille.Jean-Marie Perouse de Montclos (1936) is a French historian of architecture, and Robert Polidori (1951) is a photographer known...

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1996 Tuscany 360 Degrees Panorama Photography Art Architecture Landscape
1996 Tuscany 360 Degrees Panorama Photography Art Architecture Landscape

Price: £27.99

A lavish book of panoramic photographs of Tuscany. First American edition. This beautiful book is filled with full-colour photographs, a great many of them folding, to give stunning views of the landscape, architecture and art...

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1999 Subterranean Rome Ivana Della Portella First Edition in Dustwrapper
1999 Subterranean Rome Ivana Della Portella First Edition in Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

A first edition of this study of the underground sections of Rome. Illustrated throughout with many beautiful colour photographs.

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2000 Palazzi of Sicily Angheli Zalapi Beautiful Photographs Fine in Dustwrapper
2000 Palazzi of Sicily Angheli Zalapi Beautiful Photographs Fine in Dustwrapper

Price: £39.99

A fascinating study of the development of the castles, mansions and villa of Sicily. Illustrated throughout with many beautiful colour photographs.

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3 Vols 1860 Cathedral Churches of England Wales Illustrated Winkles Historical
3 Vols 1860 Cathedral Churches of England Wales Illustrated Winkles Historical

Price: £550.00

A scarce three volume final edition of this collection of beautiful illustrations and historical accounts of cathedral churches.An important and scarce work, it is suggested that these books helped to inspire the 19th century Gothic...

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c1819 2 vols in1 Rickman's Attempt to Discriminate and Ferguson's Art of Drawing
c1819 2 vols in1 Rickman's Attempt to Discriminate and Ferguson's Art of Drawing

Price: £290.00

Two volumes bound in one. First edition of The Art of Drawing.Second edition of An Attempt to Discriminate the Styles of English Architecture.Collated, Rickman's Attempt to Discriminate appears to be missing a plate....

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c1868 Fragments d'architecture Egypte, Grece, Rome, Moyen Age Renaissance Chabat
c1868 Fragments d'architecture Egypte, Grece, Rome, Moyen Age Renaissance Chabat

Price: £99.99

A highly detailed collection of architectural designs and fragments from Egypt, Greece, Rome, Middle Ages, Renaissance, Paris and the Modern Age. Written in French. Being a collection of unbound plates with descriptive notes....

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c1870 10vols Dictionary ARCHITECTURE illustrated SCARCE
c1870 10vols Dictionary ARCHITECTURE illustrated SCARCE

Price: £3,119.99

Ten volumes with gilt lettering and decoration. Very scarce. Not available anywhere else for sale, and held only at four institutions - The Imperial College copy is defective. The Dictionary of Architecture is complete in Eight...

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c1880 The Seven Lamps of Architecture John Ruskin Essay Illustrated
c1880 The Seven Lamps of Architecture John Ruskin Essay Illustrated

Price: £120.00

John Ruskin's extended essay on his principles of architecture.Illustrated, with fourteen plates of different architectural beauties.In a Fazakerley binding.The Seven Lamps is an extended essay by Ruskin which later became his three...

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c1890 Instructions in Wood-Carving for Amateurs Fourth Edition Numerous Plates
c1890 Instructions in Wood-Carving for Amateurs Fourth Edition Numerous Plates

Price: £70.00

A scarce collection of carpentry tips, 'by a lady'.Fourth edition. Illustrated with numerous folding plates to the rear.

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c1890 The Englishman's House C. J. Richardson Illustrated Third Edition Penderel
c1890 The Englishman's House C. J. Richardson Illustrated Third Edition Penderel

Price: £33.00

The third edition of Charles James Richardson's guide to selecting and building a houseC. J. Richardson was a architect and art collector, who became chiefly known as a pioneer of the Victorian appreciation of Tudor and Elizabethan...

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c1890 Union des Tulleries du Centre Macon Architecture Design Rare
c1890 Union des Tulleries du Centre Macon Architecture Design Rare

Price: £120.00

A catalogue of architecture and brickwork products by the Grande Tuilerie de Bourgogne. Scarce.Illustrated throughout with many coloured vignettes.

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c1900 Les Envois de Rome Restavrations des Monvments Anciens E. Pourchet
c1900 Les Envois de Rome Restavrations des Monvments Anciens E. Pourchet

Price: £395.00

A scarce collection of plates depicting the beautiful and elaborate architecture within and around Rome. With a table and captions written in French. Complete with the original fifty-nine plates, seven of which are folding. Edited...

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c1904 33vol Portfolio Of English Cathedrals Notes By Fairbairns Photograph First
c1904 33vol Portfolio Of English Cathedrals Notes By Fairbairns Photograph First

Price: £395.00

A complete set Portfolio of English Cathedrals in original paper wraps with carbon illustrations tipped-in to front and with full page and half page illustrations tipped-in throughout . With original advertisement and catalogue inserted...

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c1920 CATHÈDRALE de CHARTES Portail Occidental ou Royal
c1920 CATHÈDRALE de CHARTES Portail Occidental ou Royal

Price: £38.99

A hard to come by collection of plates of the statues at Chartres Cathedral. Unbound folio of plates in folder. The Cathedral of Our Lady of Chartres (Cathdrale Notre-Dame de Chartres) is considered one of the finest examples...

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c1920 Obyvaci Pokoje by K. VEPREK Living Room DESIGN
c1920 Obyvaci Pokoje by K. VEPREK Living Room DESIGN

Price: £180.00

A scarce collection of colour designs for living room furniture by K. Veprek Scarce In Czech Spiral bound in paper covers Page 11 of the colour illustrations is missing, as is page 11 of the technical drawings.

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c1920 Obyvaci Pokoje FURNITURE K. VEPREK Czech
c1920 Obyvaci Pokoje FURNITURE K. VEPREK Czech

Price: £170.00

A collection of colour designs for living room furniture by K. Veprek Scarce In Czech Spiral bound in paper covers

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c1922-3 The Beautiful Necessity Essays Theosophy Architecture Claude Bragdon
c1922-3 The Beautiful Necessity Essays Theosophy Architecture Claude Bragdon

Price: £35.00

The second edition of this architectural study by Claude Bragdon.A collection of seven essays on theosophy and architecture.The essays are titled as follows, 'The Art of Architecture', 'Unity and Polarity', 'Changeless Change',...

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c1950 Bungalows et Maisons de Week-End Very Scarce Floor Plans and Sketches
c1950 Bungalows et Maisons de Week-End Very Scarce Floor Plans and Sketches

Price: £300.00

A very scarce collection of French architectural plans for holiday homes. Each plate shows drawings of the bungalow, its frontage, either side and read with the following plate detailing th floor and roof plans. The houses are minimalist...

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c1961 Fireplaces of Distinction Bratt Colbran Limited Heaped Portcullis Solectra
c1961 Fireplaces of Distinction Bratt Colbran Limited Heaped Portcullis Solectra

Price: £39.99

A scarce copy of this fireplace catalogue with photographs and prices.General catalogue No. 21.Black and white photographs of fireplaces, the Bratt Colbran offices, showrooms and manufacturing line.The fireplaces for sale are 'Heaped',...

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[1848] The Young Surveyors John Reid Architectural Mensuration Instructions
[1848] The Young Surveyors John Reid Architectural Mensuration Instructions

Price: £29.99

A clear and comprehensive analysis of the art of architectural mensuration with illustrations and diagrams.Architectural mensuration is explained as a practical system by which a young surveryor can ascertain correctly the dimensions,...

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