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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 Boid’s History of Architecture. A Concise History and Analysis of all the Principle Styles of Architecture; namely Egyptian, Grecian, Roman, that of the Dark Ages, of The Arabians and of the Normans; including a detailed description of the origin, progress and decline of The Gothic. To which is added, a sketch of the Architecture of England, down to the present time. By an amateur.

Boid’s History of Architecture. A Concise History and Analysis of all the Principle Styles of Architecture; namely Egyptian, Grecian, Roman, that of the Dark Ages, of The Arabians and of the Normans; including a detailed description of the origin, progress and decline of The Gothic. To which is added, a sketch of the Architecture of England, down to the present time. By an amateur.

By: “AN AMATEUR”:

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London: T.Cadell. 1829.:

Seller ID: 61595


8vo. In dark green cloth covers with gilt to spine. Yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Handling marks to covers. Corners slightly bumped. Slight browning to frontis. Mild foxing throughout. Else a clean and tight copy. 212pp. With engraved plates. A treatise on the history of architecture. The final chapter covers castles. 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 tight. Very Scarce. Large lithographic plate backed on cloth. (20 x 26 inches.) 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 The History and Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Salisbury, Illustrated with A Series of Engravings, of views, elevations, plans, and details of that edifice: also Etchings of the Ancient Monuments and Sculpture; including biographical anecdotes of the Bishops, and of other eminent persons connected with the church.

The History and Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Salisbury, Illustrated with A Series of Engravings, of views, elevations, plans, and details of that edifice: also Etchings of the Ancient Monuments and Sculpture; including biographical anecdotes of the Bishops, and of other eminent persons connected with the church.

By: BRITTON, JOHN:

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1814 1st:

Seller ID: 82911


Tall hardback, 11.5 x 9 inches. Bound in full calf leather binding, decorative gilt and blind panelled boards, gilt lettering to maroon leather spine label, with raised banding and gilt spine decorations. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Some wear to cover; some surface rubbing to bottom front corner, partial split to bottom end of spine. Corners bumped, small chip to top end of spine. Bookplate to front endpaper “John Mirehouse.” Some minor foxing to plates, some minor darkening to edges, some handling and thumb marks to pages, else a very clean and tight ... View more info

Image for Victorian Stone Carvers in Dorset Churches 1856-1880. with excerpts from the reports of the consecration ceremonies in the Dorset County Chronicles and other sources.

Victorian Stone Carvers in Dorset Churches 1856-1880. with excerpts from the reports of the consecration ceremonies in the Dorset County Chronicles and other sources.

By: BROCKLEBANK, JOAN:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: The Dovecote Press 1979 1st. edition.:

Seller ID: 81529


Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. Maps on endps; In very good condition in good dustwrapper (dw; Spine faded and covers part faded. Label marks to top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 72pp. With 45 photo plates. Includes excerpts from the reports of the consecration ceremonies in the Dorset County Chronicle and other sources, and biographical notes on the craftsmen. View more info

Image for Victorian Stone Carvers in Dorset Churches 1856-1880. with excerpts from the reports of the consecration ceremonies in the Dorset County Chronicles and other sources. Signed by Author

Victorian Stone Carvers in Dorset Churches 1856-1880. with excerpts from the reports of the consecration ceremonies in the Dorset County Chronicles and other sources. Signed by Author

By: BROCKLEBANK, JOAN:

Price: £24.00

Publisher: The Dovecote Press 1979 1st. edition.:

Seller ID: 82283


Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. Maps on endps; In very good condition in very good dustwrapper (dw; Spine lightly faded. Not price clipped). Signed by Author on title page. A clean and tight copy. 72pp. With 45 photo plates. Includes excerpts from the reports of the consecration ceremonies in the Dorset County Chronicle and other sources, and biographical notes on the craftsmen. 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: £5.00

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 Ancient Cotswold Churches. Illustrated with pen-and-ink drawings by Cecily Daubeny, and the author’s photographs. Limited Numbered and Signed Edition.

Ancient Cotswold Churches. Illustrated with pen-and-ink drawings by Cecily Daubeny, and the author’s photographs. Limited Numbered and Signed Edition.

By: DAUBENY, Ulric:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cheltenham, Ed. J. Burrow & Co., 1921:

Seller ID: 82913


Hardback, 10 x 7.5 inches. Brown cloth with black lettering to front and spine. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Minor light scratch to rear board with small bump to top corner nr spine. Bookplate to endpaper “J.E. Barton.” Authors signature to rear of half-title page, and copy numbered “100.” Some mild foxing spots to pages throughout. Plates are clean and bright. Else a very clean and tight copy. 218pp. Illustrated with 16 full-page plates of photographs (4-6 illustratrions per plate) plus many B&W pen illustrations within t... View more info

Image for The Eighteenth-Century Architecture of Bristol With preface by Sir Lawrence Weaver, K.B.E., and an introduction by J.E. Barton, M.A.

The Eighteenth-Century Architecture of Bristol With preface by Sir Lawrence Weaver, K.B.E., and an introduction by J.E. Barton, M.A.

By: DENING, C. F. W.:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, J.W. Arrowsmith, 1923 1st:

Seller ID: 82307


Large hardback, approx 13 x 10.5 inches. Half bound in cream cloth covers with paper title label to spine. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped, some minor handling to cloth. Some minor darkneing to endpapers with neat inscription to front “Hedley Stuart Haynes, Yeovil, Somerset... Bought at a sale in Clifton 1937 whilst at the R.W.A. School, Bristol.” Some areas of minor light foxing starting, else pages very clean and tight throughout. 191pp. Profusely illustrated with tipped-in B&W photo plates, and B&W figures within text. 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: £20.00

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 Fires Improved: Or, A New Method of Building Chimnies, So as to Prevent their Smoking. In which a small fire, shall warm a room much better than a large one made the common way. And a method of altering such chimnies as are already built, so that they shall perform the same effects. Made English from the French Original. The Second Edition, with an appendix containing several farther improvements.

Fires Improved: Or, A New Method of Building Chimnies, So as to Prevent their Smoking. In which a small fire, shall warm a room much better than a large one made the common way. And a method of altering such chimnies as are already built, so that they shall perform the same effects. Made English from the French Original. The Second Edition, with an appendix containing several farther improvements.

By: GAUGER, Monsieur: DESAGULIERS, J.T.:

Price: £325.00

Publisher: London, J. Senex, & E. Curll, 1736 2nd:

Seller ID: 82786


Hardback, 8 x 5 inches. In speckled calf leather binding, gilt paneled boards, red speckled page edges, raised and gilt banding to spine with red leather spine label. In very good condition. Later spine, professionally rebacked. Corners bumped, top corners slightly chipped. Edges rubbed, small bump/chip to front board. Bookplate “Langdale” to front, with inscription “Robert Cooke, Athelhampton,” opposite. Some darkening to pages and frontis, some light/mild foxing to pages throughout. Else a very good clean and tight copy. 158pp + 2pp cat. Illustrated with 11 B&W e... View more info

Image for Shropshire. The Buildings of England.

Shropshire. The Buildings of England.

By: PEVSNER, NIKOLAUS / RICHMOND, IAN A.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Penguin Books. 1958 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 82076


Size 4.5 x 7.0 inches. In brown and white limp card covers with illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small tear at top end of spine. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 368pp. With b/w photographs, diagrams and map. Paperback edition from Pevsner’s classic study of The Buildings of England. View more info

Image for Cambridgeshire. The Buildings of England.

Cambridgeshire. The Buildings of England.

By: PEVSNER, NIKOLAUS:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Penguin Books. 1954 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 67432


Size 4.5 x 7.0 inches. In brown and white limp card covers. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. handling marks. Neat inscription inside front cover, dated 1955. Pages slightly browned around edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 454pp. With b/w photographs and plans. Paperback edition from Pevsner’s classic study of The Buildings of England. View more info

Image for County Durham. The Buildings of England.

County Durham. The Buildings of England.

By: PEVSNER, NIKOLAUS:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Penguin Books. 1953 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 67442


Size 4.5 x 7.0 inches. In brown and white limp card covers. In very good condition. Spine slightly rubbed at ends. Marks, especially to back. Neat inscription inside front cover, dated 1981. Slight browning to pages throughout. Else a clean and tight copy. 279pp. With b/w photographs and diagrams. Paperback edition from Pevsner’s classic study of The Buildings of England. View more info

Image for South Devon. The Buildings of England.

South Devon. The Buildings of England.

By: PEVSNER, NIKOLAUS:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Penguin Books. 1952 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 67449


Size 4.5 x 7.0 inches. In brown and white limp card covers. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Neat inscription inside front cover, dated 1954. Slight browning to pages. Else a clean and tight copy. 351pp. With b/w photographs, diagrams and fold out map at back. Paperback edition from Pevsner’s classic study of The Buildings of England. View more info

Image for North Devon. The Buildings of England.

North Devon. The Buildings of England.

By: PEVSNER, NIKOLAUS:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Penguin Books. 1952 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 67450


Size 4.5 x 7.0 inches. In brown and white limp card covers. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Neat inscription inside front cover, dated 1954. Slight browning to pages. Else a clean and tight copy. 351pp. With b/w photographs, diagrams and fold out map at back. Paperback edition from Pevsner’s classic study of The Buildings of England. View more info

Image for Hertfordshire. The Buildings of England.

Hertfordshire. The Buildings of England.

By: PEVSNER, NIKOLAUS:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Penguin Books. 1953 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 67453


Size 4.5 x 7.0 inches. In brown and white limp card covers. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Neat inscription inside front cover, dated 1964. Slight browning to pages. Else a clean and tight copy. 313pp. With b/w photographs, diagrams and map. Paperback edition from Pevsner’s classic study of The Buildings of England. View more info

Image for Middlesex. (The Buildings of England).

Middlesex. (The Buildings of England).

By: PEVSNER, NIKOLAUS:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Penguin Books. 1951 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 71092


Size 4.5 x 7.0 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded and creased. Small address label inside front cover. Slight browning throughout. Else a clean and tight copy. 204pp. With b/w photographs and a map. The paperback edition of Middlesex from Pevsner’s Buildings of England series. View more info