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Image for A Tour of Wiltshire Churches. Under the Guidance of the Wiltshire Historic Churches Trust.

A Tour of Wiltshire Churches. Under the Guidance of the Wiltshire Historic Churches Trust.

By: N/A

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Friary Press. Dorchester. n.d. ca1965:

Seller ID: 70493


Size 7.25 x 9.75 inches. In illustrated blue limp card covers. In very good condition. Slight crease to front. Back slightly rubbed. Small address label inside front cover. Else a clean and tight copy. 84pp. With b/w photographs and a map. A photographic guide to the some of the more interesting churches of Wiltshire, with notes and a map. View more info

Image for Tablular Display of British Architecture. Saxon before the XI Century; Norman 12th Century; Early English XII Cent.; Decorated 14th Cent.; & Perpendicular XV Century.

Tablular Display of British Architecture. Saxon before the XI Century; Norman 12th Century; Early English XII Cent.; Decorated 14th Cent.; & Perpendicular XV Century.

By: BARRINGTON, Archibald;

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, George Bell, 1843 1st:

Seller ID: 77353


Hardback, approx 7 x 4 inches. In purple cloth with gilt lettering to spine, blind embossed decoration to boards and gilt vignette to front. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped and edges slightly rubbed. Spine and boards faded. Some darkening to ‘endpaper’ with neat inscription “Rev. W. Watkins, Chichester.” Some slight darkening to main plate with a couple of tiny negligible spots. Some darkening to rear of cloth. Else very clean and ... View more info

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The Tower of London

By: BENHAM, William;

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Seeley and Co. Limited London. 1906:

Seller ID: 75504


Approx 11 x 7 ins. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front with decoration to front board. Top edges gilt. In very gopod condition. Slight fading to spine and top front corner. Some mild foxing to title pg and pg edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 104pp. + double page plate and 4pp cat. 4 colour plates and many B&W plates. View more info

Image for Traditional Buildings of Britain. An Introduction to Vernacular Architecture.

Traditional Buildings of Britain. An Introduction to Vernacular Architecture.

By: BRUNSKILL, R.W.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London. Victor Gollancz. 1981 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 69295


Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In dark green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 160pp. With b/w photographs and diagrams. The author defines and describes the development and regional variations of vernacular architecture in Britain. View more info

Image for Architecture. Rudimentary Architecture for the Use of Beginners and Students. The Styles of Architecture of Various Countries from the earliest to the present period, with illustrative engravings. Eleventh edition with numerous additional engravings. Weale’s Scientific and Technical Series.

Architecture. Rudimentary Architecture for the Use of Beginners and Students. The Styles of Architecture of Various Countries from the earliest to the present period, with illustrative engravings. Eleventh edition with numerous additional engravings. Weale’s Scientific and Technical Series.

By: BURY, T.E.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London. Crosby Lockwood and Son. 1893:

Seller ID: 64939


8vo. In beige cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front. Advertisements to endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Handling marks. Neat inscription to first blank page, dated 1899. Else a clean and tight copy. 208pp. 48pp cat at back. With engravings in text. History of Architecture. View more info

Image for The Smaller English House. Its History and Development.

The Smaller English House. Its History and Development.

By: CAVE, LYNDON F.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Robert Hale. London. 1981 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 68648


Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 240pp. With b/w photo plates, line drawings, map and plans. The development and proliferation of the smaller English House. View more info

Image for Old English Doorways. A Series of Historical Examples from Tudor Times to the end of the XVIII Century. Ilustrated on seventy plates reproduced in collotype from photographs specially taken by W.Galsworthy Davie with historical and descriptive notes on the subjects including thirty four drawings and sketches by H.Tanner.

Old English Doorways. A Series of Historical Examples from Tudor Times to the end of the XVIII Century. Ilustrated on seventy plates reproduced in collotype from photographs specially taken by W.Galsworthy Davie with historical and descriptive notes on the subjects including thirty four drawings and sketches by H.Tanner.

By: DAVIE, W.GALSWORTHY / TANNER, HENRY:

Price: £24.00

Publisher: B.T.Batsford. London. 1903 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 59391


Tall 8vo. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine and blind embossed lettering to front. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Covers part faded with small marks. Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Owner’s inscription to front endpaper “E.W.Margesson. Bought from The Publishers 11th July 1922”. 44pp text. With b/w photographs, line drawings and diagrams. Comprehensive guide to English Doorways of 15th to 18th centuries. View more info

Image for Historic Places of Australia. Volume One. Historic Buildings of Australia: Volume Five. SIGNED. Limited Numbered Edition.

Historic Places of Australia. Volume One. Historic Buildings of Australia: Volume Five. SIGNED. Limited Numbered Edition.

By: ELLIS, Jim; Australian Council of National Trusts;

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cassell Australia Limited. 1978 1st edition:

Seller ID: 74824


Approx 9.5 x 12.5 inches. In brown padded leather cover with gilt to spine. Top page edges gilt. In very good condition. Clean and tight throughout. 304pp. Colour and b&w illustrations. Pictorial endpapers. Numbered 8 of 100. Presented to ‘The Govenor of Western Australia.’ signed by President and Co-Ordinator of Australian National Trusts. View more info

Image for The Victorian Country House Revised and Enlarged Edition.

The Victorian Country House Revised and Enlarged Edition.

By: GIROUARD, MARK:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Yale University Press 1979:

Seller ID: 71996


Size 8.00 x 10.25 inches. In terra cotta cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Advertisements to endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; light indentations to back. Price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 467pp. With colour plates, b/w photographs and plans. Originally planned for publication by Country Life Books in the English Country Houses series, the dates 1840-90 being chosen to follow on from Hussey's La... View more info

Image for The Englishman's Castle. A History of houses, large and small, in town and country, from A.D.100 to the present day. With drawings by Marjory Whittington.

The Englishman's Castle. A History of houses, large and small, in town and country, from A.D.100 to the present day. With drawings by Marjory Whittington.

By: GLOAG, JOHN:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode 1945 repr.:

Seller ID: 69068


Size 5.5 x 8.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with yellow lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened with small piece missing from top end. Slightly rubbed around edges with small chips and tears and small pieces missing from corners. A few small marks. Not price clipped). Slight foxing to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 176pp. With 16 colour plates and many drawings by Marjory Whitt... View more info

Image for The Windows of King’s College Chapel. Notes on their History and Design.

The Windows of King’s College Chapel. Notes on their History and Design.

By: HARRISON, KENNETH:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press. 1952 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 69532


Size 6.75 x 8.5 inches. In grey card covers with gilt to red cloth spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Small marks to back. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 90pp. With line drawings in text. The windows were removed for safety during the war. the author was then able to closely examine them. Here he provides biographical details of the glaziers and distinguishes the work of each of the men concerned. View more info

Image for Garden Ornament. Second Edition.

Garden Ornament. Second Edition.

By: JEKYLL, G.: HUSSEY, CHRISTOPHER:

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London & New York, Country Life Ltd. & Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1927 2nd:

Seller ID: 78738


Hardback, large folio; 16 x 11 inches. Half bound cloth binding with Green buckram spine, Light Green cloth covers. Gilt lettering to spine. In very good condition. Some minor fading to spine and cloth. Rubbing to corners and edges. Corners a little bumped with some small nicks to cloth at corners. Some minor darkening and small marks to cloth on rear side. Endpapers a little darkened, neat pencil inscription to front corner. Inside pages made with slightly glossy paper ... View more info

Image for Architecture. Rudimentary Architecture for the Use of Beginners and Students. The Orders and their Aesthetic Principles with illustrative engravings. Fourteenth edition with appendix and glossarial index. Weale’s Scientific and Technical Series.

Architecture. Rudimentary Architecture for the Use of Beginners and Students. The Orders and their Aesthetic Principles with illustrative engravings. Fourteenth edition with appendix and glossarial index. Weale’s Scientific and Technical Series.

By: LEEDS, W.H.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London. Crosby Lockwood and Son. 1893:

Seller ID: 64938


8vo. In beige cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front. Advertisements to endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Handling marks. Neat inscription to first blank page, dated 1899. Else a clean and tight copy. 144pp. 48pp cat at back. With diagrams in text. Elementary treatise on Architecture. View more info

Image for North Lancashire. The Buildings of England. David Verey.

North Lancashire. The Buildings of England. David Verey.

By: PEVSNER, NIKOLAUS (ed):

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Penguin Books. 1969 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 67440


Size 4.5 x 7.0 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly rubbed at top end. Price clipped). Neat inscription to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 306pp. With b/w photographs, diagrams and map. Hardback edition from Pevsner’s classic study of The Buildings of England. View more info

Image for Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds. The Buildings of England.

Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds. The Buildings of England.

By: PEVSNER, NIKOLAUS (ed); VEREY, David;

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Penguin Books. 1979 repr.:

Seller ID: 77612


Hardback, Size 7.5 x 4.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good near fine dustwrapper (dw slight rubbing, price clipped). Inside pages very clean and tight. Else a very clean and tight copy. 556pp. With b/w photographs, diagrams and map. View more info