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1966 Gian Guido Belloni Il Castello Sforzesco di Milano Illustrated Dustwrapper
1966 Gian Guido Belloni Il Castello Sforzesco di Milano Illustrated Dustwrapper

Price: £55.00

An illustrated book on the architecture and artifacts of the Sforza Castle in Milan.Profusely illustrated throuhgout with colour and black and white plates.Sfroza Castle is a 15th century castle built on the remains of a 14th century...

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1967 Sundials Old And New or Fun with the Sun Herbert First Edition Illustrated
1967 Sundials Old And New or Fun with the Sun Herbert First Edition Illustrated

Price: £75.00

A charming text on sundials by the English novelist, playwright, humorist and MP, Sir Alan Patrick Herbert. Within this work, Herbert details his fascination with sundials, and experiments...

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1968 Architettura Civile Guarino Guarini Illustrated Limited Ed Reprint Designs
1968 Architettura Civile Guarino Guarini Illustrated Limited Ed Reprint Designs

Price: £175.00

A beautiful reproduction of Guarino Guarini's work Architettura Civile.Architettura Civile was originally published in 1737 by Filippo Juvarra's pupil Vernardo Vittone. Vittone spent two years preparing the work.Illustrated, with...

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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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1971 Thomas Cubitt Master Builder Hobhouse First Edition Uncommon Illustrated
1971 Thomas Cubitt Master Builder Hobhouse First Edition Uncommon Illustrated

Price: £140.00

An excellent copy of this uncommon first edition copy of this fascinating biography of the Victorian builder Thomas Cubitt, by the notable British architectural historian Hermione Hobhouse Thomas...

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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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1973 The Victorian Country House Mark Girouard Dustwrapper First Reprint
1973 The Victorian Country House Mark Girouard Dustwrapper First Reprint

Price: £30.00

A profusely illustrated work of British architectural history explore the designs of Victorian country houses. The first reprint of this work, punlished two years after the first edition. ...

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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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1977 5vol Jeypore Portfolio of Architectural Details Colonel S. S. Jacob Facsimile
1977 5vol Jeypore Portfolio of Architectural Details Colonel S. S. Jacob Facsimile

Price: £800.00

By Colonel S. S. Jacob 1977 ...

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1978 2Vol Christopher Gilbert The Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale Slipcase
1978 2Vol Christopher Gilbert The Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale Slipcase

Price: £225.00

A beautifully illustrated work on the famous furniture designed of Thomas Chippendale.Complete: With 25 colour plates.Thomas Chippendale was a cabinet maker in London who designed furniture in the mid Georgian, English Rococo and Neoclassical...

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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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1980 The Royal Arms Charles Hasler First Edition Dustwrapper Colour Illustrated
1980 The Royal Arms Charles Hasler First Edition Dustwrapper Colour Illustrated

Price: £68.00

A lovely first edition copy of this fascinating and comprehensive study on the development of the styles and decoration of crests in Britain, by Charles Hasler. Charles Hasler was a notable...

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1981 Glamorgan Domestic Architecture Ancient Monuments Dustwrapper First Edition
1981 Glamorgan Domestic Architecture Ancient Monuments Dustwrapper First Edition

Price: £75.00

A scarce work of architectural history being an exploration of the houses in Glamorgan. This copy is in excellent

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1981 Monumenta Britannica Parts One and Two Aubrey Fowles Legg First American Edition Facsimile
1981 Monumenta Britannica Parts One and Two Aubrey Fowles Legg First American Edition Facsimile

Price: £115.00

A lovely first American edition of this facsimile copy of Aubrey's 'Monumenta Britannica'; a fascinating collection of archaeological material written by the renowned English antiquary between 1663 and 1693. ...

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1981 The Windows of Christ Church Canterbury Cathedral Illustrated Colour
1981 The Windows of Christ Church Canterbury Cathedral Illustrated Colour

Price: £175.00

A beautifully illustrated work on the windows of Christ Church Cathedral in Canterbury. Illustrated, with numerous colour and black and white plates. The first edition of this work. Limited...

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1981 Windows of Christ Church Cathedral Canterbury Madeline Harrison Caviness
1981 Windows of Christ Church Cathedral Canterbury Madeline Harrison Caviness

Price: £170.00

A fascinating work of religious architectural historical history explore the designs of the windows in Canterbury Cathedral. Volume II only. In the publisher's original cloth binding and...

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1986 Channel Island Churches John McCormack First Edition Signed Scarce
1986 Channel Island Churches John McCormack First Edition Signed Scarce

Price: £250.00

A first edition copy of John McCormack's 'Channel Island Churches', copiously illustrated, signed and dedicated by the author. Providing a comprehensive and detailed examination of the 'old...

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1987 The Palace of Westminster Cooke First Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated
1987 The Palace of Westminster Cooke First Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £65.00

A lovely first edition copy of Sir Robert Cooke's guide and study of the history of the Palace of Westminster, complete with original unclipped dustwrapper. This text was written by the special...

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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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1988 Russian Furniture The Golden Age 1780-1840 Cheneviere First Edition Illustrated Colour
1988 Russian Furniture The Golden Age 1780-1840 Cheneviere First Edition Illustrated Colour

Price: £95.00

A lovely first edition copy of Antoine Cheneviere's groundbreaking work on Russian furniture in the 'Golden Age', copiously illustrated with numerous photographs specially commissioned in the Soviet Union and never before...

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1990 Interni Veneziani Attilia Dorigato Interiors Furniture Venetian
1990 Interni Veneziani Attilia Dorigato Interiors Furniture Venetian

Price: £160.00

A look at the history of interior design and art of Venice. Mostly In Italian, with passages translated into English, German and French to the rear. Illustrated throughout, with beautiful...

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1991 John Glashan's World Cartoonist Biography First Edition Illustrated
1991 John Glashan's World Cartoonist Biography First Edition Illustrated

Price: £75.00

A collection of cartoons by the talented 20th century artist, John Glashan. With an introduction by Glashan, giving an insight into his life and background. This work contains numerous, humorous...

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1991 Shipbuilders of the Venetian Arsenal Robert C. Davis First Edition Dustwrapper Uncommon Illustr
1991 Shipbuilders of the Venetian Arsenal Robert C. Davis First Edition Dustwrapper Uncommon Illustr

Price: £115.00

An uncommon first edition copy of Robert C. Davis's 'Shipbuilders of the Venetian Arsenal', in a lovely

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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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1994 Splendid Hotels of Europe Bruno de Cessole Severine Jouve Nicholas D'Archimbaud
1994 Splendid Hotels of Europe Bruno de Cessole Severine Jouve Nicholas D'Archimbaud

Price: £20.00

A beautiful photographic guide of twenty hotels in Europe. First edition, with a complete number-line. Photographed throughout by Nicholas D'Archimbaud. With written contributions from Bruno...

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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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1998 William Gillies Soden Keller First Edition Illustrated Uncommon Dustwrapper
1998 William Gillies Soden Keller First Edition Illustrated Uncommon Dustwrapper

Price: £90.00

A lovely uncommon hardcover first edition copy of Joanna Soden and Victoria Kellar's study of the works and life of the renowned Scottish landscape and still life painter, William Gillies. ...

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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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2001 Ornaments Patterns for Interior Decoration Kubisch Seger First Edition Dustwrapper
2001 Ornaments Patterns for Interior Decoration Kubisch Seger First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £45.00

A lovely work on interior decoration and historical ornamental designs by Kubisch and Seger, based on the earlier world-renowned collection on such a subject, George A. Audsley and Maurice A. Audsley's 'The Practical...

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c.1843 Churches York Historical Architectural Monkhouse Bedford Fawcett
c.1843 Churches York Historical Architectural Monkhouse Bedford Fawcett

Price: £150.00

A scarce copy of 'The Churches of York' by W. Monkhouse and F. Bedford, copiously illustrated throughout. Featuring a detailed examination of the Churches of York, with an additional leaf containing...

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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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c1838 Galeries Historique de Versailles Collection de Gravures Janin Very Scarce Illustrated
c1838 Galeries Historique de Versailles Collection de Gravures Janin Very Scarce Illustrated

Price: £250.00

A very scarce work on the vast and fascinating collection of artwork held in the Palace of Versailles. Copiously illustrated throughout with over one hundred reproductions of work taken from...

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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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c1870 New Guide to Masonry Bricklaying Plastering R. Scott Burn Illustrated
c1870 New Guide to Masonry Bricklaying Plastering R. Scott Burn Illustrated

Price: £195.00

This is a profusely illustrated work on building construction, written by the prolific author Robert Scott Burn. This work is an interesting and thorough guide to building construction, looking...

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c1878 Sydney in 1848 Architecture Illustrated Joseph Fowles Scarce
c1878 Sydney in 1848 Architecture Illustrated Joseph Fowles Scarce

Price: £495.00

A scarce and important work of Australian architectural history from the nineteenth century, showcasing the trends and preferences of both public and private buildings. An scarce work that...

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c1887 Handbook To The Cathedral Church The Monastic Buildings At Ely Illustrated
c1887 Handbook To The Cathedral Church The Monastic Buildings At Ely Illustrated

Price: £60.00

A scarce guide to Ely Cathedral, this work is beautifully illustrated with numerous photographic plates of the cathedral and the surrounding area as it was in the nineteenth century. New edition,...

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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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c1894 Portfolio of Photographs Famous Scenes Cities Paintings John L Stoddard
c1894 Portfolio of Photographs Famous Scenes Cities Paintings John L Stoddard

Price: £65.00

A profusely illustrated work documenting a series of noted works from around the world. A delightful work being a large collection of photographs. Undated, dating using Copac. Featuring...

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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 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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c1925 Decoration Ancienne La Ferrornnerie Francaise C Schmid Illustrated Plates
c1925 Decoration Ancienne La Ferrornnerie Francaise C Schmid Illustrated Plates

Price: £200.00

A portfolio of plates demonstrating iron railings.This work portrays a range of beautifully created balcony railings, storefronts, signs, gates and more. Complete with all forty eight plates.In the original French.Edited by Charles...

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c1927 Period Guide Fabrics Furniture Arthur H Lee Very Scarce Illustrated Colour
c1927 Period Guide Fabrics Furniture Arthur H Lee Very Scarce Illustrated Colour

Price: £125.00

A very scarce and informative guide to period furnishing produced by Arthur H Lee & Sons, a company world renowned for its fine textiles, embroideries and tapestries. Issued as a series...

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c1928 Sennar Dam Regulation Tables F Newhouse Sudan Irrigation Department
c1928 Sennar Dam Regulation Tables F Newhouse Sudan Irrigation Department

Price: £55.00

A selection of regulation tables following the completion of the Sennar Dam, Sudan during the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan condominium. In the original wraps. Being sixteen pages of tables looking...

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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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