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1929 Country Life English Homes Late Tudor Early Stuart Henry Avray Tipping
1929 Country Life English Homes Late Tudor Early Stuart Henry Avray Tipping

Price: £70.00

A thorough reflection on late Tudor and Early Stuart British country houses. This photographic survey is illustrated throughout, and provides an history and analysis of the architecture for many manors and houses across...

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1929 Egyptian Government Upper White Nile Project Contract Suction Pump
1929 Egyptian Government Upper White Nile Project Contract Suction Pump

Price: £70.00

A contract presented to the Egyptian Government by consulting engineers Coode, Wilson, Mitchell and Vaughan-Lee regarding a portion of the Upper White Nile Project. A fascinating piece of history from the Anglo-Egyptian...

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1929 English Homes Period III Late Tudor Early Stuart Avray Tipping Country Life
1929 English Homes Period III Late Tudor Early Stuart Avray Tipping Country Life

Price: £70.00

An expert examination of British country houses from the late Tudor, early Stuart era. This photographic survey is illustrated throughout, and provides a history, and analysis of the architecture for many manors and houses....

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1929 English Homes Period IV Late Stuart H Avray Tipping 2nd Ed Architecture
1929 English Homes Period IV Late Stuart H Avray Tipping 2nd Ed Architecture

Price: £170.00

A fascinating study of the history of British homes from the late Stuart era. This photographic survey is illustrated throughout, and discusses, in detail, the architecture for many manors and houses across Britain. ...

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1929 Repair of Ancient Buildings Powys First Edition Illustrated
1929 Repair of Ancient Buildings Powys First Edition Illustrated

Price: £40.00

A first edition copy of A. R. Powys' 'Repair of Ancient Buildings'. Written to provide instructional information and methods of repair for 'those who have charge of ancient buildings'. Born...

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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 Royal Homes Near London Benton Fletcher First Edition Illus Dustwrapper
1930 Royal Homes Near London Benton Fletcher First Edition Illus Dustwrapper

Price: £70.00

A profusely illustrated first edition work by Major Benton Fletcher being a exploration of the Royal Homes located near the city of London. A first edition copy of this work. In the original...

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1931 2 Vol in 1 Story of Architecture in England W. Godfrey Bickers Illustrated
1931 2 Vol in 1 Story of Architecture in England W. Godfrey Bickers Illustrated

Price: £80.00

A nicely bound work on the history of architecture in England, written by Walter Godfrey, in a signed prize binding by Bickers and Son. Complete with two volumes in one. In a prize binding,...

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1931 Ville del Brenta e Degli Euganei Bruno Brunelli Adolfo Callegari Illustrated
1931 Ville del Brenta e Degli Euganei Bruno Brunelli Adolfo Callegari Illustrated

Price: £130.00

A nicely bound copy of Bruno Brunelli and Adolfo Callegari's interesting look at architecture in Italy, illustrated throughout, written in the original Italian. In the original Italian. 'Ville...

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1932 Egyptian Antiquities in the Nile Valley Baikie First Edition Illustrated
1932 Egyptian Antiquities in the Nile Valley Baikie First Edition Illustrated

Price: £27.00

A first edition copy of this fascinating study of Egyptian Antiquities by James Baikie, copiously illustrated throughout. This copy is lacking its original dustwrapper. Collated, complete...

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1932 Theodore Pignatorre Ancient Monuments of Rome First Edition Illustrated
1932 Theodore Pignatorre Ancient Monuments of Rome First Edition Illustrated

Price: £32.00

A fascinating architectural study of the ancient monuments in Rome, copiously illustrated throughout. A first edition copy. This work discusses the ancient monuments in all their glory, specifically...

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1933 Byzantine Architecture and Decoration J Arnott Hamilton Illus First Ed
1933 Byzantine Architecture and Decoration J Arnott Hamilton Illus First Ed

Price: £25.00

The first edition of this popular architectural work regarding the Byzantine era. With a frontispiece and seventy-one plates. Beautifully illustrated, with many examples of Byzantine architecture...

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1933 The Smaller English House of the Latter Renaissance A Richardson H Eberlein
1933 The Smaller English House of the Latter Renaissance A Richardson H Eberlein

Price: £45.00

By A. E. Richardson; H. Donaldson Eberlein ...

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1933 The Upper Reaches of the White Nile H Sirry Bey Egyptian Geographic Society
1933 The Upper Reaches of the White Nile H Sirry Bey Egyptian Geographic Society

Price: £110.00

A very scarce pamphlet reflecting on the geography, people and lakes of the Upper White Nile in the early twentieth century. Supported with photographs and a map to the rear. Signed by the...

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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 The Assiut Barrage Remodelling Problem Serge Leliavsky Signed Engineering
1934 The Assiut Barrage Remodelling Problem Serge Leliavsky Signed Engineering

Price: £35.00

A copy of a lecture delivered by engineer and prolific author of engineering guides, Serge Leliavsky. Signed by him to the title page. Serge Leliavsky was Chief of Designing Office at the Reservoirs...

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1934 The Windows of Merchant Taylors' Hall Frederick Fry Walter Thomas Illus
1934 The Windows of Merchant Taylors' Hall Frederick Fry Walter Thomas Illus

Price: £30.00

An illustrated work on the beautiful stained glass windows within the Merchant Taylors' Hall, written by Frederick Morris Fry and Walter Lloyd Thomas. 'The Windows of Merchant Taylors' Hall'...

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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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1934 Water Supplies in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan G W Grabham F Newhouse Irrigation
1934 Water Supplies in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan G W Grabham F Newhouse Irrigation

Price: £50.00

An interesting piece of engineering history, from the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan condominium regarding water supplies. This bulletin was issued by the Sudan Government and provides a historical look at this conundrum. ...

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1936 English Church Screens Parish Churchs In England and Wales Aymer Vallance
1936 English Church Screens Parish Churchs In England and Wales Aymer Vallance

Price: £95.00

An in-depth exploration of the ecclesiastical design of the Middle Ages, written by Aymer Vallance. A extensive look into the design of Parish churches in both England and Wales. Profusely...

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1937 Adventures in Light and Color Stained Glass Connick Illus Colour Plates 1st
1937 Adventures in Light and Color Stained Glass Connick Illus Colour Plates 1st

Price: £75.00

The first edition of Charles Connick's work on stained glass crafting, illustrated throughout with tipped-in coloured plates. The first edition of this work. 'Adventures in Light and Color'...

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1937 English Furniture From Gothic to Sheraton Herbert Cescinsky Illustrated Slipcase
1937 English Furniture From Gothic to Sheraton Herbert Cescinsky Illustrated Slipcase

Price: £35.00

A profusely illustrated look at the history of the building and design of English furniture, written by Herbert Cescinsky, held in the original slipcase. Held in the original publisher's slipcase....

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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 Glass In Architecture and Decoration Raymond McGrath A C Frost First Ed
1937 Glass In Architecture and Decoration Raymond McGrath A C Frost First Ed

Price: £35.00

A lovely example of this work of design history, exploring the inclusion glass into architecture and design. A first edition copy of this in-depth exploration of glass published by the Architectural...

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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 A History of Architecture on the Comparative Method Sir B Fletcher 10th Ed
1938 A History of Architecture on the Comparative Method Sir B Fletcher 10th Ed

Price: £130.00

A comprehensive and smartly presented monograph on architecture, aimed at students, craftsmen and amateurs. This work has become a standard textbook on architecture. The tenth edition of this...

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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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1946 Discharges of the White Nile and Nene Wileman Clark Newhouse Provenance
1946 Discharges of the White Nile and Nene Wileman Clark Newhouse Provenance

Price: £120.00

An excerpt from the April 1946 journal of the Institution of Civil Engineers regarding irrigation and discharges of the White Nile and Nene. A fascinating piece of history from the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan condominium with...

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1946 Sir B Fletcher A History of Architecture on the Comparative Method 13th Ed
1946 Sir B Fletcher A History of Architecture on the Comparative Method 13th Ed

Price: £140.00

A smart copy of this well-known text on architecture, aimed at students, craftsmen and amateurs. This monograph has become a standard textbook on architecture. The thirteenth edition of this...

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1948 Roof Bosses Medieval Churches Gothic Sculpture Cave Illus Dustwrapper 1st
1948 Roof Bosses Medieval Churches Gothic Sculpture Cave Illus Dustwrapper 1st

Price: £35.00

The first edition of this study into roof bosses in gothic churches, written by Charles Cave, illustrated profusely throughout. The first edition of this work. In the original publisher's price-clipped...

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1949 Clarence House Christopher Hussey Queen Elizabeth Dustwrapper Coloured Plates 1st
1949 Clarence House Christopher Hussey Queen Elizabeth Dustwrapper Coloured Plates 1st

Price: £60.00

The first edition of this illustrated work on Clarence House, the former home of Queen Elizabeth when she was a Princess. Illustrated throughout with both coloured and monochrome plates. The...

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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 Interim Report of the Committee on Floods in Relation to Reservoir Practice
1949 Interim Report of the Committee on Floods in Relation to Reservoir Practice

Price: £40.00

An interesting report regarding engineering history and practice with regards flooding and reservoirs in Great Britain at the start of the twentieth century. In the original paper wraps. ...

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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 The Holy Experiment: Our Heritage from William Penn Oakley Limited Edition Signed
1950 The Holy Experiment: Our Heritage from William Penn Oakley Limited Edition Signed

Price: £120.00

A beautiful limited edition copy of Violet Oakley's 'The Holy Experiment', numbered 352 out of 'One Thousand Copies' and featuring a four page pull-out illustration. This copy is collated,...

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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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1951 Ministry of Public Works Nile Control Department Hydrology Naguib Boulos
1951 Ministry of Public Works Nile Control Department Hydrology Naguib Boulos

Price: £140.00

The first edition of this very scarce report on Hydrology in the Nile by Naguib Boulos, who worked in Nile Control. With interesting provenance. This is Paper no 1 of this series from the Nile...

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1951 The City of Edinburgh Illustrated City Plans First Edition
1951 The City of Edinburgh Illustrated City Plans First Edition

Price: £34.00

A first edition copy, documenting the 'Ancient and Historical Monuments of the City of Edinburgh', profusely illustrated with plates and vignettes. Featuring 'The Thirteenth Report of the Commision',...

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1952 Normandy Diary Lord Methuen Colour Illustrated Folding Map First Edition Uncommon Dustwrapper
1952 Normandy Diary Lord Methuen Colour Illustrated Folding Map First Edition Uncommon Dustwrapper

Price: £98.00

A charming first edition copy of Paul Ayshford Methuen's 'Normandy Diary', complete with the publisher's original unclipped dustwrapper and a protective cardboard slipcase. Paul Ayshford Methuen,...

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1953 English Weathervanes A Needham Illustrated Very Scarce Dustwrapper
1953 English Weathervanes A Needham Illustrated Very Scarce Dustwrapper

Price: £35.00

A charming example of this work of design history exploring the weather vanes of England. Written and illustrated by A. Needham.  In the publisher's original cloth binding, held in the...

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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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1955-70 4 vol English Country Houses Caroline Baroque Early Georgian Mid Georgian First Edition Illu
1955-70 4 vol English Country Houses Caroline Baroque Early Georgian Mid Georgian First Edition Illu

Price: £295.00

Four volumes of the profusely illustrated and informative 'English Country Houses' series: 'Caroline 1625-1685', 'Baroque 1685-1715', 'Early Georgian 1715-1760' and 'Mid Georgian 1760-1800'. ...

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1957 The Penrose Annual Volume 51 Illustrated Colour Plates First Edition
1957 The Penrose Annual Volume 51 Illustrated Colour Plates First Edition

Price: £30.00

The first edition of the 51st volume of 'The Penrose Annual' about graphic arts, illustrated throughout in colour. The first edition of this work. Held in the original publisher's unclipped...

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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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1959 English Furniture Designs of the Eighteenth Century Peter Ward-Jackson
1959 English Furniture Designs of the Eighteenth Century Peter Ward-Jackson

Price: £50.00

An historical look into English furniture designs of the eighteenth century. With 366 illustrations, collated complete. The eighteenth century saw a wide variety of furniture styles, from...

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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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1960 Eighteenth Century Furniture in South Africa G. E. Pearse Illustrated
1960 Eighteenth Century Furniture in South Africa G. E. Pearse Illustrated

Price: £195.00

- In the original unclipped dustwrapper. The author also wrote 'Eighteenth Century Architecture in South Africa', and this work is intended as a companion piece for it. This work documents...

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1962 Phoenix At Coventry Building of a Cathedral B Spence Sangorski Sutcliffe
1962 Phoenix At Coventry Building of a Cathedral B Spence Sangorski 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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1964 Islamic Architecture and Its Decoration AD 800-1500 D Hill O Grabar
1964 Islamic Architecture and Its Decoration AD 800-1500 D Hill O Grabar

Price: £40.00

A comprehensive, photographic study of Islamic architecture. Using the photographs and descriptions of Derek Hill and with a comprehensive introduction by Oleg Grabar. The first edition of...

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1964 The Altieri Palace Armando Shiavo English Translation Slipcase Illustrated
1964 The Altieri Palace Armando Shiavo English Translation Slipcase Illustrated

Price: £40.00

A scarce English translation of this work by Armando Schiavo, exploring the Palazzo Altieri, or Altieri Palace in the heart of Rome. A scarce and profusely illustrated work. The importance...

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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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1965 Baroque and Rococo Silks Peter Thornton Fabric First Edition Dustwrapper
1965 Baroque and Rococo Silks Peter Thornton Fabric First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £120.00

A first edition copy of Peter Thornton's work of fabric design, exploring both the Baroque and Rococo eras of design. First edition. Held in the original dustwrapper. A profusely illustrated...

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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 English Country Houses Baroque 1685-1715 Lees-Milne Illustrated First Edition
1970 English Country Houses Baroque 1685-1715 Lees-Milne Illustrated First Edition

Price: £60.00

A pleasing first edition copy of this fascinating study of Baroque country houses by James Lee-Milne; from the prolific 'English Country Houses' series. This volume provides an overview of...

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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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1972 Historical Monuments City of York South-West of the Ouse Dustwrapper Illus
1972 Historical Monuments City of York South-West of the Ouse Dustwrapper Illus

Price: £90.00

A excellent copy of this work of English architectural history, published by the Royal Commission On Historical Monuments England. A delightful work of topography, celebrating the architecture...

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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 Furniture Clocks Gilt Bronzes Geoffrey de Bellaigue Colour Plates 1st
1974 Furniture Clocks Gilt Bronzes Geoffrey de Bellaigue Colour Plates 1st

Price: £85.00

The first edition of the second volume of Geoffrey de Bellaigue's interesting work on the history of furniture, profusely illustrated in colour throughout. The first edition of this work. ...

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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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1975 Nineteenth-Century Romantic Bronzes Jeremy Cooper 1st Ed Dustwrapper Illustrated
1975 Nineteenth-Century Romantic Bronzes Jeremy Cooper 1st Ed Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A first edition copy of this fascinating illustrated history of French, English and American bronze sculptures from 1830 to 1915 by Jeremy Cooper. Examining the political, social and historical...

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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 2vol in 1 Gilbert The Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale Uncommon Trefoil Imprint
1978 2vol in 1 Gilbert The Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale Uncommon Trefoil Imprint

Price: £30.00

An uncommon Trefoil imprint of Christopher Gilbert's beautifully illustrated work on the famous furniture designer Thomas Chippendale; with two volumes bound in one. Thomas Chippendale was...

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1978 2vol in 1 The Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale Gilbert Trefoil Imprint Dustwrapper
1978 2vol in 1 The Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale Gilbert Trefoil Imprint Dustwrapper

Price: £50.00

An uncommon Trefoil imprint of Christopher Gilbert's beautifully illustrated work on the famous furniture designer Thomas Chippendale; with two volumes bound in one. Thomas Chippendale was...

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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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1979 Chinese Furniture Michel Beurdeley Katherine Watson Translated Dustwrapper
1979 Chinese Furniture Michel Beurdeley Katherine Watson Translated Dustwrapper

Price: £65.00

A first edition copy of this work of design history by Michel Beurdeley, held in the original unclipped dustwrapper. Written by Michael Beurseley, a foremost expert of Chinese art and ceramics,...

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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 Craftsmen and Interior Decoration in England 1660-1820 Beard Slipcase 1st Ed
1981 Craftsmen and Interior Decoration in England 1660-1820 Beard Slipcase 1st Ed

Price: £40.00

A lovely first edition copy of Dr Geoffrey Beard's fascinating study of interior decoration in English country houses from the mid seventeenth to early nineteenth century. This work is split...

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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 Tansu Traditional Japanese Cabinetry Ty Kiyoko Heineken First Edition
1981 Tansu Traditional Japanese Cabinetry Ty Kiyoko Heineken First Edition

Price: £75.00

An insightful work into the art form of Japanese cabinetry. This study looks at the history of cabinetry in Japan before discussing the techniques in details. The first edition of this work,...

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1981 The Rural Architecture of Scotland Alexander Fenton B Walker Dustwrapper
1981 The Rural Architecture of Scotland Alexander Fenton B Walker Dustwrapper

Price: £60.00

A fascinating work of Scottish architectural history, by Alexander Fenton and Bruce Walker, with both the volume and dustwrapper is in excellent

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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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1983 3vols The Dictionary of English Furniture Macquoid Edwards Limited Ed Illustrated
1983 3vols The Dictionary of English Furniture Macquoid Edwards Limited Ed Illustrated

Price: £225.00

An uncommon and pleasing limited edition reprint copy of Ralph Edwards and Percy Macquoid's monumental and prolific dictionary of English furniture. Originally published from 1924 to 1927, this...

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1983 English Country Grandfather Clocks Brass-Dial Longcase Barder Dustwrapper
1983 English Country Grandfather Clocks Brass-Dial Longcase Barder Dustwrapper

Price: £40.00

A pleasing copy of this authoritative reference book devoted to the English country longcases or, as they are more affectionately known, Grandfather clocks. This work provides a fascinating...

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1983 English Stone Building Alec Clifton-Taylor A.S. Ireson Illus Dustwrapper
1983 English Stone Building Alec Clifton-Taylor A.S. Ireson Illus Dustwrapper

Price: £35.00

A first edition copy of this noted work of English architecture, written by Alec Clifton-Taylor and A.S. Ireson. In the publisher's original binding and held in the original unclipped dustwrapper....

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1983 George Edward Lodge Unpublished Bird Paintings Fleming First Edition Dustwrapper
1983 George Edward Lodge Unpublished Bird Paintings Fleming First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £57.00

An uncommon first edition copy of the largest collection of George Edward Lodge's paintings in the world, that had not previously been published. George Edward Lodge was a renowned British...

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1983 Jefferson's Monticello Adams First Edition Clay Illustrated Dustwrapper
1983 Jefferson's Monticello Adams First Edition Clay Illustrated Dustwrapper

Price: £45.00

A lovely first edition copy of this the major study of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello; copiously illustrated throughout and complete with the original unclipped dustwrapper. This work examines...

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1985 The Architecture of Southern England Norwich First Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated
1985 The Architecture of Southern England Norwich First Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A lovely first edition copy of this fascinating anthology of some one thousand two hundred buildings in the south of England; examined and described by John Julius Norwich. Examining both old...

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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 Some Cotswold Country Houses Lees-Milne First Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated
1987 Some Cotswold Country Houses Lees-Milne First Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £55.00

A pleasing first edition copy of this fascinating study of Cotswold country houses by James Lee-Milne, complete with the original price-clipped dustwrapper. This volume examines the following...

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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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1989 American Furniture Bybee Collection Venable Clockman 1st Ed Dustwrapper Illustrated
1989 American Furniture Bybee Collection Venable Clockman 1st Ed Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £35.00

A lovely first edition copy of this catalogue of the monumental Faith P. and Charles L. Bybee collection of eighteenth and early nineteenth century American Furniture, held the Dallas Museum of Art. ...

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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 Calvert Vaux Architect and Planner Alex Tatum First Edition Illustrated Dustwrapper
1994 Calvert Vaux Architect and Planner Alex Tatum First Edition Illustrated Dustwrapper

Price: £65.00

A lovely first edition copy of this study of the nineteenth century architect, landscape designer and planner who notably co-designed what would later become New York's Central Park, Calvert Vaux. ...

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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 Sir William Chambers Architect to George III Harris Snodin 1st Ed Slipcase Illustrated
1996 Sir William Chambers Architect to George III Harris Snodin 1st Ed Slipcase Illustrated

Price: £50.00

A lovely first edition copy of this study of the eighteenth century Scottish-Swedish architect William Chambers, who notably designed Somerset House in London and co-founded the Royal Academy. ...

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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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2008 Gillows of Lancaster and London Cabinetmakers Volume I Susan E Stuart Illus
2008 Gillows of Lancaster and London Cabinetmakers Volume I Susan E Stuart Illus

Price: £90.00

A fascinating work of British design history this work explores over hundred years of furniture design from the Lancaster based firm, Gillows. Volume I only, lacking volume II. A history...

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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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c1830 Great Britain Illustrated A Series of Original Views T Moule W Westall
c1830 Great Britain Illustrated A Series of Original Views T Moule W Westall

Price: £149.00

A beautiful collection of topographical illustrations, representing various areas of Great Britain. Collated, complete, with fifty nine plates. Each plate has two illustrations. Locations...

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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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c1900 Spanish Pictures Drawn With Pen and Pencils Rev. Samuel Manning Illus
c1900 Spanish Pictures Drawn With Pen and Pencils Rev. Samuel Manning Illus

Price: £170.00

A very scarce work by the Rev. Samuel Manning, profusely illustrated throughout by popular artists of the period.  Undated, dated using Copac. This scarce work is bound in the publisher's...

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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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c1915 Der Volkerkrieg Im Bilde Heribert Bahndorf Illustrated War Military
c1915 Der Volkerkrieg Im Bilde Heribert Bahndorf Illustrated War Military

Price: £220.00

A scarce work of German military history, offering sixty plates depicting scene of war. These loose plates are in excellent

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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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