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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

Condition: Good


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

By: -------------

Price: £45.00

Publisher: ELY, T.A.HILLS: 1852

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121182

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

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BUCKFAST ABBEY

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Price: £10.00

Publisher: DEVON, Nels: 1931

Seller ID: 121880

Condition: Very Good


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.Al... 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

Condition: Good


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 recently been re-backed with a cloth quarter binding applied. This done as the original glue had failed and the spine was heavi... 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

Condition: Good


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.... 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

Condition: Good


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. 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

Condition: Very Good


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 ... 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:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122068

ISBN: 0948723211

Condition: Fine


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

ISBN: 0713706309

Condition: Fine


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. 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

Condition: VG+


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 ... 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

Condition: Good


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. 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

Condition: Good


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 ... 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

ISBN: 090554028x

Condition: Very Good


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 loosely laid in and typed notes ditto pasted to rear cover and blank. Binding sound with no other notable defects). Please s... View more info

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SUNDIALS a SHIRE BOOK No 176

By: DANIEL , Christopher St. J H , Head Museum Services, Greenwich National Maritime Museum , London

Price: £1.50

Publisher: RISBOROUGH, SHIRE PUBLICATIONS: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121163

ISBN: 0852638086

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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TOURAINE & iTS CHATEAUX The Picture Guides

By: DEBRAYE , Henry

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, THE MEDICI SOCIETY: 1928

Seller ID: 118245

Condition: Poor+


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. View more info

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BEXLEY ESSAYS

By: DRAPER , Marie , P G ,

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Bexley, Workers Education Association Bexley Branch: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 117959

Condition: VG


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. View more info

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ANCIENT STAINED and PAINTED GLASS Revised & Enlarged 2nd Edition

By: EDEN , F Sydney

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Cambridge, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition Thus,

Seller ID: 8768

Condition: VG


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... View more info

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ROYAL HOMES NEAR LONDON

By: FLETCHER, BENTON

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, JOHN LANE THE BODLEY HEAD: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 119190

Condition: VG


Red boards with black lettering to spine and front board 320pp + 4 of publisher's adverts. Frontis + 42 other b/w line illustrations by the author. Descriptive account of the Royal homes outside the metropolis with particular attention to the life stories of the Sovereigns who had tangible connections with them. Includes Havering-Atte-Bower, Guildford Castle, Berkhampstead, Eltham, Jerico, Dartford Priory, Ashridge, Nonsuch, Chiswick Lodge etc VG/VG (book- shelf wear to extremities, sound binding, with no bumps, no previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket - a little age browned with rubbing to... View more info

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GLOUCESTER Tewksbury & District , Cathedrals Abbeys & Famous Churches series

By: FOORD , Edward , HOME , Gordon

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, J M DENT & Sons Ltd: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124003

Condition: VG


Small VG P/b.1st ed .illus. b/w plates & in line. E Foord author of The Byzantine Empire etc. A guide - a history - in the Cathedrals Abbeys & Famous Churches series edited by G Home. Preface.Chronology of Buidling dates & Bishops. [ Prelim.& History / Building Gloucester Cathedral / The cathedral / Chapter House / Cloisters / Tewksbury Abbey / Deerhurst & Berkeley Churches / Cirencester, Northleach, Elkstone & Fairford Churches] 192pp.165x110mm. A sound copy, 1/- , no inscsp .illus end papers , 1st & last few pages+foredge fox tan to paper, even colour fade, minor loss spine base& creasing.... View more info

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KENT ( COUNTY CHURCHES ) VOL II

By: FRANCIS GRAYLING

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, GEORGE ALLEN & COMPANY: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123372

Condition: Very Good


Green Cloth Boards with blind blocked Celtic Knot Design to front board and dark same and titles to spine.170 x 110 mm approx.Map to front end papers,x + 184 pp + 2 of publisher's adverts. 25 b/w photo. plates on glossy art paper as called for. Vol II of 2 being Churches of the county H to Y "Hadlow to Yalding" in the George Allen & Co County Churches series. Churches listed in alphabetical order, Appendices - Monastic Churches, modern Churches with dates of errection + glossary and index. Vg (Book- Minor shelf wear, some browning/foxing to end papers, edges of book block and occasi... View more info