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AUTHORISED GUIDE TO THE TOWER OF LONDON Revised 1937

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Price: £2.50

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 10420


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 View more info

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HAND-BOOK TO THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ELY WITH ENGRAVINGS

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Price: £45.00

Publisher: ELY, T.A.HILLS: 1852

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121182


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 of... View more info

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BUCKFAST ABBEY

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Price: £10.00

Publisher: DEVON, Nels: 1931

Seller ID: 121880


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 i... View more info

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THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON D.C. ITS PRINCIPAL ARCHITECTURAL AND DECORATIVE FEATURES in the colours of the originals

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Price: £20.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., USA, HOWARD GREY DOUGLAS: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122437


Slate Green Heavy paper covers with cloth quarter binding laced with cord. Laid on colour plate and printed short title in white. Landscape format 240 x 280 mm approx. Bound in 8pp contents booklet on white laid paper. Unpaginated. 22 full colour tipped in plates all as called for. Undated. Copyright date to reverse of front cover1901.Presumed 1st Edition as later copies have black and white illustrations. Good (Book- rubbing and nicks to edges of covers. The book has re... View more info

Image for 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 .

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 .

By: ALLEN , John Parnell , Fellow Surveyors' Institution

Price: £37.00

Publisher: Ludgate Hill , London, CROSBY LOCKWOOD AND SON: 1924

Seller ID: 120125


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 bindi... View more info

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PEEPS AT ARCHITECTURE 2nd Edition

By: ALLEN , PHOEBE

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, A & C Black Ltd: 1924

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 11627


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... View more info

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BRIGHTON CHURCHES

By: ANTHONY DALE

Price: £40.00

Publisher: LONDON, ROUTLEDGE: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121549


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... View more info

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SURREY London's Southern Neighbour

By: ARTHUR MEE

Price: £30.00

Publisher: LONDON, HODDER AND STOUGHTON: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120313


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... View more info

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THE ROYAL PAVILION BRIGHTON The Palace of King George 1V [ Souvenir Guide and Catalogue ]

By: BEEVERS , David , Keeper of the Royal Pavilion , Ed.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: BRIGHTON , Sussex, The Royal Pavillion: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122068


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. View more info

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PARISH CHURCHES OF ENGLAND in Colour

By: BLATCH , MERVYN ,

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Blandford Press Ltd: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121216


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 ta... View more info

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THE VANISHED CITY A Study of London

By: CARRIER, ROBERT, DICK, OLIVER LAWSON

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, HUTCHINSON: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2474


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 t... View more info

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CATHEDRALS AND ABBEY CHURCHES OF ENGLAND

By: CECIL ALDIN

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, EYRE AND SPOTTISWOODE: 1929

Edition: Ist Edition Thus

Seller ID: 121890


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 a... View more info

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ARCHITECTURAL REMAINS OF RICHMOND TWICKENHAM KEW PETERSHAM AND MORTLAKE

By: CHAPMAN, FREDERIC

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, JOHN LANE: 1900

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11040


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... View more info

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CLIFFORD'S TOWER and the CASTLE of YORK English Heritage Guidbooks Revised Edition

By: CLARK , Jonathan

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, English Heritage: 2010

Seller ID: 120670


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. View more info

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LIFE IN BRIGHTON From the Earliest Times to the Present. Revised and Enlarged Edition

By: CLIFFORD MUSGRAVE , Dr.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: CHATHAM, JOHN HALLEWELL: 1981

Seller ID: 122748


Dr Musgrave, for nearly 30 years, Director of the Royal Pavilion as well as Brighton's Libraries .Illustrated Card coversIllustrated Card covers (Paperback) 235 x 135 mm approx. 522 pp. Many b/w photo plates printed on glossy paper. Revised and enlarged edition. VG (Book- light shelf rubbing to covers, singlr reading crease to spine and a few light foxing spots to edges of book block. Book plate of previous owner to reverse of front cover with book subject related letter... View more info