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Image for Historic Houses - Australian Council of National Trusts - Heritage Reprints

Historic Houses - Australian Council of National Trusts - Heritage Reprints

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian Council of National Trusts: 1982

Seller ID: 001996


Well illustrated throughout with colour and black-and-white photos, large 4to, pp (vii), 604, in dustwrapper with very slight shelf wear, otherwise a very good copy. [This in the first combined edition of "Historic Public Buildings of Australia" (1971) and "Historic Houses of Australia" (1974) ]. View more info

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Flats - Municipal and Private Enterprise

By: N/A

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Ascot Gas Water Heaters Ltd: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009832


Very well illustrated throughout, quarto, pp 287, very slightly worn internally, cloth a little marked and thumbed, a small stain around the top edge of the upper cover. [There are extensive site plans, floor plans, photographs and kitchen details of many newly constructed buildings, mainly throughout the home counties and London, such as Islington, Southwark, Stockwell, Hackney, Hampstead, Pinner, Staines, Bournemouth etc.. These are preceeded by short articles on worki... View more info

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La Voute de la Chapelle Sixtine

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Vatican City, L'Illustrazione Vaticana: 1935

Seller ID: 009877


Illustrated, including a folding plate of the whole ceiling, large slim quarto, pp 42, a little worn and aged internally, lower corners of two pages with loss due to insect damage, paperback, covers rather worn, a bit stained (with slight staining internally also. [The Sistine Chapel is a chapel in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope, in Vatican City. Originally known as the Cappella Magna, the chapel takes its name from Pope Sixtus IV, who restored ... View more info

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Leighton House

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010017


Well illustrated, large slim 8vo, pp 32, a little age-toned and with very slight foxing, staples slightly rusty, paperback, covers slightly worn and foxed. [Apparently produced by the committee formed to purchase and preserve the house. The list of Committee members at the rear is dated 1897.] View more info

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Famous Old Inns of London

By: N/A

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Torquay, Hamilton-Fisher & Co:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012077


Illustrated, small horizontal 12mo (measures 150mm x 116mm], pp (48), paperback, very slightly worn. SCARCE. [" 45 photographs of inns with history, general information and map".) Postage will be much reduced. View more info

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Outline of Town and City Planning - a review of past efforts and modern aims

By: Adams, Thomas

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, J. & A. Churchill: 1936

Seller ID: 007371


Illustrated, pp 368, lacks front endpaper, hinge at title page a little weak, signature on half-title, title page very slightly marked, otherwise clean internally, cloth very slightly worn. [A good working copy] View more info

Image for Urban and Environmental  Planning in Nepal - analysis, policies and proposals

Urban and Environmental Planning in Nepal - analysis, policies and proposals

By: Adhikari, Ambika Prasad

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Kathmandu, IUCN: 1998

Seller ID: 008266


Illustrated, pp viii, 132, paperback, a very good copy. Extremely scarce. View more info

Image for Calvert Vaux - Architect and Planner

Calvert Vaux - Architect and Planner

By: Alex, William & Tatum, George B

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York, Inkata Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000005


Well illustrated, large quarto, pp 272, a very good copy in dustwrapper. NEW. (Vaux was co-designer of Central Park and Prospect Park, New York). Very heavy - extra postage may be needed. View more info

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Classic Gardens - The French Style

By: Babelon, Jean-Pierre; Chamblas-Ploton, Mic & Leroux, Jean-Baptiste

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2000

Edition: First UK edition

Seller ID: 011149


Very well illustrated, very large quarto, pp 298, the slightest of wear to the cloth, but a very good copy in a slightly worn dustwrapper. Very heavy - extra postage will be needed. [Formal gardens in the French style are often thought to be some of the most ambitious works ever created. Born of a taste for regularity and symmetry and a desire to tame nature, they are full of rich visual imagery and continue to inspire modern garden designers. This volume takes the reade... View more info

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The Tropical Gardens of Burle Marx

By: Bardi, P.M.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Architectural Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012443


Well illustrated, quarto, pp 160, green cloth rather rubbed, marked and worn, an ex-library copy with a rather unpleasant front endpaper where labels have been partially removed, stamps on both sides of the title page, and general signs uf use throughout. A good working copy, but no more. [Together with two extracts from "The Garden" on Burle Marx]. View more info

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Some Uses and Misuses of the Terms Baroque and Rococo as Applied to Architecture

By: Blunt, Anthony

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press for the British Academy: 1973

Seller ID: 006728


Illustrated, large slim 8vo, pp 33, paperback, the slightest signs of wear, but a very good copy. {Lecture on Aspects of Art, Henriette Hertz Trust of the British Academy, 1972). VERY SCARCE View more info

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The Upminster Story

By: Body, Valerie

Price: £3.85

Publisher: Upminster, Swan Libraries:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012079


Not dated - 1973 ? Illustrated with attractive line drawings throughout, large slim octavo, pp 30, very clean internally, paperback, covers very slightly worn, the upper cover lacking a small piece of its surface. [Postage will be reduced] View more info

America's Taj Mahal - the Singing Tower of Florida

By: Bok, Edward K.

Price: £5.75

Publisher: Lake Wales, Florida, Bok Tower Gardens Foundation: 1989

Seller ID: 005609


Second edition, (1929) reprinted 1989, with the addition of a preface, map and colour photograph. Illustrated, large 8vo, cloth slightly marked and faded. View more info

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Cabin Fever - Sheds and Shelters, Huts and Hideaways

By: Boyer, Marie-France

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1993

Seller ID: 008514


Well illustrated, large square 8vo, pp 112, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper.[Intriguing and strangely magnetic, cabins fulfil the longing in all of us to indulge again in our childhood reveries of secret hideaways, built of branches and leaves or whatever is to hand; to enter our own private world; to commune with nature and with our own selves. Hidden in the forest, up in the treetops, by the side of still or moving water, down at the end of the gar... View more info

The History and Antiquities of the See and Cathedral Church of Lichfield; illustrated by a series of engravings. The History and Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Oxford. The History and Antiquities of the See and Cathedral Church of Winchester

By: Britton, John

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme & Brown:

Seller ID: 005469


Three works in one volume - FIRST EDITIONS - 1820. 1821. 1817. Quarto, pp 74 + 16 pls; pp 50 + 11 pls; pp 138, (4) + 30 pls; foxing of plates throughout, some offsetting, text very clean and wide-margined, (large paper copies ??), contemporary boards, recently re-backed with new cloth spine and paper labels. View more info

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The Old Residence Theatre in Munich

By: Brunner, Herbert

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Munich, Bayerische Verwaltung der Staatlichen Schlosser: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011444


Illustrated, small slim 8vo, pp 45, age-toned, paperback, covers very slightly worn and marked. Postage will be much reduced. View more info

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Some Ancient Italian Country Houses

By: Carrington, R.C.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Antiquity: 1934

Seller ID: 006642


With three photographic plates and several floor plans, slim 8vo, pp (20), paperback, very slightly worn but a good copy. [Reprinted from Antiquity, September 1934). Postage will be much reduced. View more info

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Puglia, (Attraverso l'Italia Nuova Serie)

By: Cassieri, Giuseppe (introduction)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Milan, Touring Club Italiano: 1967

Seller ID: 009956


Very well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 256, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper.[Italian text, but a fine photographic record of this region.] View more info

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The Design of Precast Concrete Paving

By: Cement and Concete Association

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Cement and Concete Association:

Seller ID: 010994


[Not dated - c. 1960 ?]. Well illustrated, slim quarto, pp 20, papeback, slightly worn throughout. (Postage will be reduced). View more info

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Jack Lenor Larsen's LongHouse

By: Chappellet, Molly [Edward Albee - foreowrd) (Francis H. Cabot - afterword)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009351


Very well illustrated, large quarto, pp 237, original cloth-backed boards, a very good copy. View more info