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1 --------- --------- AUTHORISED GUIDE TO THE TOWER OF LONDON Revised 1937
London HMSO 1937 1st Edition Thus Paper Back Good Book 185x120mm Approx 
Small Slim Stapled paper Back , Good , 1st edition thus - Revised edition 1937. "Crown Copyright Reserved." illustrated 5 b/w full-page plates . 32pp.price 2d . Fold-out Map Layout-Plan of the Tower [ known yesteryear as the Bloody Tower ] publishers adverts to rear & feps.[ Guide booklet - rusted staples but sound binding , no inscsp , minor edgwear & handling 
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BUCKFAST ABBEY, -------------
2 ------------- BUCKFAST ABBEY
DEVON Nels 1931 No Binding Very Good Postcard 
Buff Card flap folder with black printed titles and explanatory text to reverse containing 14 postcard size sepia photographic views in a concertina fold out strip. Dated from 1906 to 1931 and showing the progress from commencement to shortly before completion- anticipated 1932 of the re-building of Buckfast Abbey by the Bendictine Monks following the re-establishment of religious life at Buckfast in 1882. Probably sold to raise funds for the re-building the item is an interesting item of ephemera for today's visitors/supporters of the Abbey which is due to celebrate its' millennium in 2018.Although listed under the category of "post cards" they are in fact plain to reverse and not intended to be used as such but a souvenir. VG (Covers - a little shelf wear and soiling. 
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HAND-BOOK TO THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ELY WITH ENGRAVINGS, -------------
3 ------------- HAND-BOOK TO THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ELY WITH ENGRAVINGS
ELY T.A.HILLS 1852 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Original Blind Blocked Boards with gilt title to front panel. Recent replacement spine with gilt title.195 x 130 mm approx. viii + 68pp + 10pp of trade adverts.Frontis steel engraving with tissue guard + 2 others, 2 floor plans and other engravings and embellishments to some chapter heads and endspieces. Published by an enterprising local bookseller and printer T.A Hills of Minster Place Ely for the use of visitors and tourists to the Cathedral, a feature of the item offered by us are the contemporary adverts to the rear of trades and establishments in the town, not least that of Hills wherein he displays the various "types" available to customers of his printing office. Contains chapters on the Conventual Buildings, Bishop's Palace and St Mary's Church. The book was revised enlarged and reprinted many times and ran to many editions but copies of the first edition are now quite scarce. VG (Book- recent cleaning and re sizing of engraved plates, new tissue guards and end papers and re sewn on two tapes, re backed with new cloth - original lost, restoration to one corner of boards and repaired marginal tear to one leaf of text. All to ensure that the book continues to provide an interest and be of service for many more years to come). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
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A HISTORY OF THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST. MARY THE VIRGIN WEST MALLING, KENT, A.W.LAWSON Rev. MA & Others
4 A.W.LAWSON Rev. MA & Others A HISTORY OF THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST. MARY THE VIRGIN WEST MALLING, KENT
West Malling Privately Published / Henry C H Oliver 1904 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book G.W.STOCKLEY , Col. 
Blue cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and front board. 225 x 145 mm approx. Original Bible black end papers,( xii+ 110pp + x pp) Frontis Etching by Col. Stockley, 10 b/w photo. plates + 11 other etchings / figs by Stockley and 2 ground plans all as called for. Compiled by Lawson late Vicar of the Church and with contributions by G.M.Livett, Leland L. Duncan and F.J.Bennett and privately published by Henry C.H. Oliver this is an interesting history of this Kentish Parish Church with extensive appendices. Good (Book- boards show shelf wear- mainly colour rubbing and half title page has been removed. Occasional mild foxing else a sound clean copy). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
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PRACTICAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION A Handbook for Students Preparing for the Examinations of the Science & Art Department, The Royal Institute of British Architects, The Surveyors' Institution etc; Designed Also as a Book of Reference for Persons Engaged in Building. 6th Revised Edition ., ALLEN , John Parnell , Fellow Surveyors' Institution
5 ALLEN , John Parnell , Fellow Surveyors' Institution PRACTICAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION A Handbook for Students Preparing for the Examinations of the Science & Art Department, The Royal Institute of British Architects, The Surveyors' Institution etc; Designed Also as a Book of Reference for Persons Engaged in Building. 6th Revised Edition .
Ludgate Hill , London CROSBY LOCKWOOD AND SON 1924 Hard Back Good Book 240X160 Mm approx. 
H/b thick format 600pp. 6th Revised edition 1924.illustrated over 1300 of Figures;+ b/w plates.[Scientific & Technical] Building & Architecture [ Crosby Lockwood ] A Comprehensive Practical Guide - 30 chpts - [ bricks / stone / roof / partitions / wood / mouldings / windows / foundations / damp / calculating strains etc] ] 584pp + 16pp publisher's adverts [ book - interior - no inscsp / annotaion , light tanning , few pale margin edge thumb marks, light fox , tight binding ] [ exterior - relatively clean covers front/spine; some col loss/fade to rear due to ? either wear over the years or pos. wet staining? 2mm softness top/tail of spine. very good really for its age.[ NB. oversea orders ONLY may incur extra postage owing too unfortunate heavy vol.]PLS See our actual image of book on offer 
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PEEPS AT ARCHITECTURE  2nd Edition, ALLEN , PHOEBE
6 ALLEN , PHOEBE PEEPS AT ARCHITECTURE 2nd Edition
LONDON A & C Black Ltd 1924 2nd Edition Hard Back Good Poor Book 195x135mm Approx 
H/b in UNCOMMON Dust Jacket.Brown design to boards with tipped-on colour plate. illustrated 8 full-page Colour plates+ line drawings. A & C Black The "Peeps"Series ( Barmouth School prize book-plate to ffep. beneath inner flap, tight binding, light fox spot to foredge heavier to endpaper, lacks rear free end paper] D/j not clipped, small loss areas to corners+ top /tail of browned spine. old fading cellotape line to front. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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BRIGHTON CHURCHES, ANTHONY DALE
7 ANTHONY DALE BRIGHTON CHURCHES
LONDON ROUTLEDGE 1989 0415008638 / 9780415008631 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 
Green Boards with gilt titles to spine. 250 x 195 mm approx.xii + 236pp. 73 illustrations. Written by a well-known Brighton historian this is the first collective study. The book gives an account of all the churches in Brighton and Hove that were built before 1880 (and two since that date) including those brought within their boundaries such as Patcham, Ovingdean and Portslade. Fine/ near fine (Book- no previous owner name or insc. No notable defects. Dust Jacket- light rubbing to extremities - no other notable defects. Supplied in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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SURREY London's Southern Neighbour, ARTHUR MEE
8 ARTHUR MEE SURREY London's Southern Neighbour
LONDON HODDER AND STOUGHTON 1938 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 
Red cloth boards with black titles to spine and front board. 205 x 145 mm approx. ix + 350 pp. Top edge of book block stained red, Map to rear end papers. Frontis Sepia photo + 180 other Sepia photos with text on 164 Places in the county from Abinger Hammer to Wotton. First Printing of the Surrey volume in Hodder and Stoughton's "The King's England" series being a New Domesday Book of 10,000 Towns and Villages edited by Arthur Mee. VG/Good (Book- No notable shelf rubbing to cloth, Sun fade to spine at tail where exposed by loss to jacket and damp stain to bottom of rear panel of up to 10mm approx from a liquid spillage. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound with no other defects. Dust Jacket- Colour rubbing and loss to paper at extremities with chip of 20 x 8 mm approx to tail. Leaching of colour from book cloth due to above mentioned spillage to bottom of rear panel extending up to 15 mm approx. Moderate general shelf soiling to white of rear panel. Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve to which coloured paper has been inserted to avoid the stark white of the backing paper drawing the eye on the book shelf. Non price clipped. Cover 10/6.). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
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THE ROYAL PAVILION BRIGHTON The Palace of King George 1V  [ Souvenir Guide and Catalogue ], BEEVERS , David , Keeper of the Royal Pavilion , Ed.
9 BEEVERS , David , Keeper of the Royal Pavilion , Ed. THE ROYAL PAVILION BRIGHTON The Palace of King George 1V [ Souvenir Guide and Catalogue ]
BRIGHTON , Sussex The Royal Pavillion 0948723211 / 9780948723216 1st Edition Paper Back Fine Book 280x205mm Approx. 
Large FINE P/b. FRONT COVER FOLD-OUT to show DETAIL of Cross- section from NASH'S VIEWS.80pp.Colour illustrated all pages.Edited by Keeper of the Royal Pavilion, D Beevers.undated.Publisher's Partial Union Jack Flag to front cover.Intro;- George , the building from Holland to Nash. Laminated covers, book Fine as new.no inscp.Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
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PARISH CHURCHES OF ENGLAND in Colour, BLATCH , MERVYN ,
10 BLATCH , MERVYN , PARISH CHURCHES OF ENGLAND in Colour
London Blandford Press Ltd 1974 0713706309 / 9780713706307 1st Edition Hard Back Fine VG Book 200x135mm Approx 
FINE/VG.England's Parish Churches, of which there are no less than 10,000 of medeaval foundation. illus. 105 Colour plates.& in line demonstrating some of the Architectural Terms in the Gloss;,Biblio,10 chpts [ history /shape / towers /commuter country/ southern chalk/ English Lowlands/ Eastern Midlands / northern Marches / Yorkshire / West Midlnads / Celt-,Saxo ]M Blatch.[ oatmeal cloth+ gilt titles , No inscsp. Fine copy] Dust Jacket price cliopped, starting to fox tan, 2 minor edgewear Rear top/base. PLease see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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An Introduction to IRONWORK, CAMPBELL , MARIAN, Ass. Keeper Depmt. Metalwork Victoria & Albert Museum
11 CAMPBELL , MARIAN, Ass. Keeper Depmt. Metalwork Victoria & Albert Museum An Introduction to IRONWORK
LONDON HMSO 1985 0112904157 / 9780112904151 1st Edition Hard Back VG Book 255x190mm Approx 
Laminated slim format 48pp.illus end-papers.V&A Decorative Arts." provide Full & informative texts ... at the lowest posiblr price"Sir R Strong, Director Victoria & Albert Museum.Profusely illustrated b/w plates & 6 pages in colour - 71 Figures.& colour frontis;Scope of the collection , further reading, museums to visit.[ into, production, brief history ..] designs [ Middle ages .. ] craftsmen [architectur, arts, furniture etc. Black laminate shows all handlig in certain light [book- 1st/last pages little fox tanning.No inscsp. binding tight] PLS See our image 
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THE VANISHED CITY  A Study of London, CARRIER, ROBERT, DICK, OLIVER LAWSON
12 CARRIER, ROBERT, DICK, OLIVER LAWSON THE VANISHED CITY A Study of London
London HUTCHINSON 1957 1st Edition Hard Back VG+ Good+ Book 290x225mm Approx 
Large format Red Buckram with cream cloth quarter binding+black title block with gilt lettering to spine. Pictorial Endpapers. 118pp. 130 Engravings selected by Robert Carrier - complimented by the text of Oliver Lawson Dick. Chapters include The Gates of London, Churches, Hospitals, Schools and Colleges, The Royal Exchange, Theatres, The Port of London , Thames, town houses & architecture etc. book- clean - free from insc. and bumps. D/J moderate rubbing/crease/loss to extremities but no noteable nicks or tears. In removable proprietary protective sleeve . note cover bands are red not orange PLS see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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CATHEDRALS AND ABBEY CHURCHES OF ENGLAND, CECIL ALDIN
13 CECIL ALDIN CATHEDRALS AND ABBEY CHURCHES OF ENGLAND
LONDON EYRE AND SPOTTISWOODE 1929 Ist Edition Thus Hardcover Good Book CECIL ALDIN 
Red cloth boards with black titles to spine and front board. 270 x 200 mm approx. viii + 112 pp. All colour and b/w illustrations as called for. First printing of the cheap edition of 1929. Good (Book- Heavy shelf wear and fading to cloth with boards exposed at bottom edge of rear board. No previous owner name or insc., internal internal sound clean throughout, 1st few/last few page tan fox..). Reading copy only - or a bookbinding project. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
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ARCHITECTURAL REMAINS OF RICHMOND TWICKENHAM KEW PETERSHAM AND MORTLAKE, CHAPMAN, FREDERIC
14 CHAPMAN, FREDERIC ARCHITECTURAL REMAINS OF RICHMOND TWICKENHAM KEW PETERSHAM AND MORTLAKE
London JOHN LANE 1900 1st Edition Hard Back Good Book 300x230mm Approx WAY, THOMAS R. 
Large good H/b.Green cloth boards with black decs and gilt titles, viii + 128pp. on hand made paper, uncut 24 lithographic plates with tissue guards incl. frontis drawn by Thomas R.Way who also drew the illustrations for Reliques of Old London. Limited edition of 400 copies of which this is no. 49. Good (Book- General shelf soiling and wear to cloth involving some fraying to head of spine, gilt titles a little dulled, Moderate foxing to end papers diminishing to prelims, a few pages unopened, binding sound with no previous owner name or insc. ) Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
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THE WORLD UPSIDE-DOWN ENGLISH MISERICORDS, CHRISTA GROSSINGER
15 CHRISTA GROSSINGER THE WORLD UPSIDE-DOWN ENGLISH MISERICORDS
LONDON HARVEY MILLER 1997 1872501648 / 9781872501642 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 
Laminated card covers (Paperback). 275 x 210mm approx. 192pp. Illustrated with 272 b/w illustrations.(mainly photographs with a few reproductions of woodcut plates) + a map giving the location of all misericords mentioned. An interesting study of one of the most entertaining "popular" art forms of the Middle-Ages the misericord- the carved, hinged seats of the choir stalls found in monastic and collegiate churches and cathedrals.First published in Feb 1997, the copy offered is of the first reprint in November of that year. VG (Light rubbing to extremities, with mild reading creases to spine. Slight fade band to top margin of rear panel where book has stood proud of the next on the bookshelf. No previous owner name or insc. No other notable defects. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
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CLIFFORD'S TOWER and the CASTLE of YORK  English Heritage Guidbooks Revised Edition, CLARK , Jonathan
16 CLARK , Jonathan CLIFFORD'S TOWER and the CASTLE of YORK English Heritage Guidbooks Revised Edition
London English Heritage 2010 1848020708 / 9781848020702 Paper Back Near Fine Book 285x160mm Approx 
Near FINE.Tall,slim P/b 40pp.Resied ed.1st. thus-2010.Features: Medieval Coinage / master Craftsmen / Design / the Jews & the Crown / Prisoners. Intro; Tour, History.Key Features Map to front initial page Fold-out .Tower Plans & Elevations to final back page Fold-out.Colour illustrated all pages. internal-Fine- covers light handling o/w no notable defects.Please see our actual images of the book offered for sale. 
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SUNDIALS  a SHIRE BOOK No 176, DANIEL , Christopher  St. J H , Head Museum Services, Greenwich National Maritime Museum , London
17 DANIEL , Christopher St. J H , Head Museum Services, Greenwich National Maritime Museum , London SUNDIALS a SHIRE BOOK No 176
RISBOROUGH SHIRE PUBLICATIONS 1986 0852638086 / 9780852638088 1st Edition Paper Back Near Fine Book 210x150mm Approx 
Near FINE P/b.Ist edi.Constructing sundial was once a University subject: Brief history / development / vertical , multiple, horizontal & equinoctical dials / polar / unusual / makers ] Places to visit.Further reading. illustrated b/w plates all pages.32pp.Author C St JH Daniel - the Head of Museum Services at Greenwich National Maritime Museum , London. [tight binding, no inscsp. clean staples no notable defect] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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TOURAINE & iTS CHATEAUX  The Picture Guides, DEBRAYE , Henry
18 DEBRAYE , Henry TOURAINE & iTS CHATEAUX The Picture Guides
London THE MEDICI SOCIETY 1928 Hard Back Poor+ Book 
H/B poor+,1928. 156pp The Picture Guides undated c 1920's. Sepia photos to all pages. intro. No inscsp, Reference reading copy only as starting to pull away from rear board to the top crease but all stitching sound & no exposure to front end-paper. exterior boards A little weary , main area of age is the spine top/tail cloth adrift 5mm. both ends with minor colour rub/loss. Please see our images of the actual booklet offered for sale. 
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BEXLEY ESSAYS, DRAPER , Marie , P G ,
19 DRAPER , Marie , P G , BEXLEY ESSAYS
Bexley Workers Education Association Bexley Branch 1982 1st Edition Paper Back VG Book 225x150mm Approx. 
Large VG P/b.1st ed. Edited by Marie PG Draper. In 3 sections - The Victorians , Living & Working in London and Local Victorian Buildings.59 pages of typed script with b/w illustration.small stain to rear penetrating through last page - top area- not effecting illus List.Tight binding, solid copy, thin paper strip that used to cover the staples worn away completely.small stain marking lower front cover.Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
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ANCIENT STAINED and PAINTED GLASS  Revised & Enlarged 2nd Edition, EDEN , F Sydney
20 EDEN , F Sydney ANCIENT STAINED and PAINTED GLASS Revised & Enlarged 2nd Edition
Cambridge CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS 1933 1st Edition Thus, Hardcover VG VG Book 200X140mm Approx. 
H/b+D/j.VG/VG.1st ed thus - Revised & Enlarged 1933.xiv+ 214pp. well illustrated 57 b/w plates plus 6 in Colour.First published as a Cambridge manual in 1913.Intended to supply sufficient data to ground an intelligent appreciation of such remains of stained & painted glass Older than 1714 as are still to be found in ancient buildings.( book neat ink inscsp beneath d/j inner flap., tight binding, light dusting to maroon boards.] Dust Jacket clipped but cover price of 7/6d still present.a popular edition shows much handling soil.minor edgewear 1mm colo.rub/loss to corners, top/tail spine. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
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