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Copper Pipe-Line Services in Building

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London., Copper Development Association: 1947

Edition: 6th impression

Sellers ID: 01582

Condition: Very Good


The purpose of this book was to collect in one volume much of the theoretical and practical information that was known about using Copper pipe in the building trade between its first issue in 1938 and this revised edition in 1947. This is a clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Georgian Country House

By: Arnold, Dana

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2003

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03557

ISBN: 0750934700

Condition: Fine


The Country House was the focal point of Georgian architecture, landscape and society. Dana Arnold presents an analysis of the social and cultural significance of the country house, and her work is complimented by essays from experts in a variety disciplines. A wealth of illustrations, showing exteriors, interiors and landscapes accompany the textA very good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Putting Back the Style: Directory of Authentic Renovation

By: Artley, Alexandra

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK., Evans Brothers Ltd: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02936

ISBN: 0237456036

Condition: Very Good


If you have a limited budget but you love old houses, this book is for you. Leading conservationists show the layman how to restore his ' ordinary' home with true historical accuracy, both inside and out, and care for it in such a way as to avoid any further damage. This book is totally practical. Each expert has ' done up' their own house and therefore knows the problems you face. Packed with vital information 'Putting back the Style ' is one of the most important source books available. The D/W is lightly faded on the spine and has some creasing to the head of the spine. View more info

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English Manor Houses

By: Bailey, Brian J.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Robert Hale Ltd: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03034

ISBN: 0709012802

Condition: Very Good


For so long the hub of the English social system, the manor house has a rich social history, second only to the church in status within the rural community. This book is devoted exclusively to these fascinating and often beautiful houses. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. There is the remains of glue from a label on the front of the D/W. A nice clean tight copy. View more info

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Dorset's Most Beautiful Building

By: Bill Hoade; Roger Holman

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Dorset Books: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03973

ISBN: 187116480X

Condition: Near Fine


This outstanding collection of over 130 colour pictures supported by an expert and informative text, reveals both the grandeur and the intimacy of Dorset's buildings and their glorious setting in the county's matchless landscape. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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English Medieval Architecture

By: Braun , Hugh

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Bracken Books: 1985

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03035

ISBN: 0946495424

Condition: Very Good


Of all her national treasures, the medieval cathedrals of England are undoubtedly the most prizes. Even by modern standards, their scale is enormous, their height overpowering. Yet they were all built more than six hundred years ago by craftsmen. The methods, techniques and styles of medieval building - from cathedrals to manor houses- are clearly described in this illustrated book by an author with the expert eye of an architect. There is light shelf-wear to the D/W and sunning to the flap edges, and creasing to the bottom edges. A good clean copy PLEASE NOTE; International shipping ( second... View more info

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Victorian Designs for the Home

By: Charles Newton

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Victoria & Albert Museum: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03921

ISBN: 1851772847

Condition: Near Fine


During the Victoria's reign a wealth of diverse and innovative design was produced, characterised by conflicting desires for tradition and progress. The relationship of design to finished object is explored through both a lively text and many handsome photographs of a wide range of important pieces from the V & A's rich collection. A tight ,clean book View more info

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English Architecture at a Glance.

By: Chatterton Frederick

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London UK, The Architectural Press: 1946

Edition: 5th Edition - 6th impression

Sellers ID: 02017

Condition: Good


The plain light brown boards shows signs of sun fading and markings with light wear to the spine corners. View more info

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Villages of Britain: The Five Hundred Villages That Made the Countryside

By: Clive Aslet

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury UK: 2010

Edition: 6th Edition

Sellers ID: 04171

ISBN: 0747588724

Condition: Very Good


Villages of Britain is the history of the countryside, told through five hundred of its most noteworthy settlements. many of Britain's villages are know for their loveliness, but their role in shaping the nation over the centuries is relatively untold, drowned out by the metropolitan bias of history. The page edges of the text block are lightly foxed. otherwise a good tight copy. View more info

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Cliveden: The Place and the People

By: Crathorne, James

Price: £250.00

Publisher: UK, Collins & Brown Ltd.: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03002

ISBN: 1855852233

Condition: Very Good


The author gives a fascinating account of Cliveden's past: the two earlier houses that were dramatically destroyed by fire, the creation of the gardens and the seven families who have lived there. Some of the richest men and most powerful women of their day have played a part in the story of Cliveden, including Nancy Astor, whose husband Waldorf was given Clivedon as a marriage present from his father. There is a dedication on the front endpaper which reads ' To Frank, with heartfelt thanks for giving us so many happy memories of the Williams Team ' and signed individually by the Astor family.... View more info

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Victorian Style

By: Crowley David

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Leicester, Silverdale Books: 2005

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 01269

ISBN: 1845092287

Condition: Good


An illustrated guide to the decorative styles of the period.The covers and page edges shows signs of light shelf wear, and the corners have been creased. View more info

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Encyclopaedia of Architecture

By: Doreen Yarwood

Price: £18.08

Publisher: UK., Batsford Ltd: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03217

ISBN: 0713414286

Condition: Very Good


The contents of this book include architects, designers, architectural styles, detail and ornament, building types, structural terms, building materials and much more. To guide the reader there is a separate index to over 4000 subjects. The text is accompanied by nearly 800 drawings and 230 photographs. The D/W shows edgewear to the top of the wrapper including corners and spine. It has also been clipped on the front flap. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Some Somerset Country Houses

By: Dunning, R. W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Dovecote Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03086

ISBN: 0946159858

Condition: Very Good


Robert Dunning is editor of the Victoria County History of Somerset and has been responsible for most of the recent research in to the history of Somerset's houses. This book is illustrated with over 175 photographs, watercolours, engravings and portraits. TheD/W shows some shelf-wear to its front and rear panels which also has some chipping and also to its edges. Otherwise a clean tight copy. View more info

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Buildings of Britain

By: FitzGerald,Roger

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03569

ISBN: 0747521484

Condition: Fine


Roger Fitzgerald has traversed Britain painting as wide a range of buildings as possible. His precise and delightful detailed watercolours provide a feast of visual variety and are a tribute to the richness of buildings throughout Britain, ancient and modern. There is light scratching to the rear panel of the D/W. A Good , clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Edwardian Country House

By: Gardiner Juliet

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Channel 4 Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01268

ISBN: 0752261665

Condition: Very Good


The Edwardian Country House gives a fascinating insight into the romance and the reality of the Edwardian society and beautifully evokes the "golden" years before the First World War. View more info

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Building and Public Works Administration Estimating and Costing

By: Geddes Spence

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes Ltd: 1952

Edition: 4th Edition

Sellers ID: 01598

Condition: Very Good


There is light shelf wear and a dedication on the fep. View more info

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English Manor Houses.

By: Hugh Montgomery - Massingbred & Christopher Simon Sykes

Price: £266.53

Publisher: London, Lawrence King: 2001

Edition: First Editon

Sellers ID: 00992

ISBN: 1856692221

Condition: Very Good


This book is signed with a small dedication by the author and is filled with 300 colour photographs of Manor Houses, a delight to look at. View more info

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Collins Care and Repair of Period Houses

By: Jackson, Albert; Day, David

Price: £16.26

Publisher: UK, Collins: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03033

ISBN: 0004140354

Condition: Very Good


We are becoming more sensitive to the importance of protecting our heritage. Yet over the years many old houses were subjected to indiscriminate assault with relatively little protest. This book seeks to encourage well-conceived restoration by suggesting ways of maintaining and repairing the family home that appeared between the Georgian period and the start of the Second world War. This book does not have a D/W and their is a crease down the panel of the rear board. A clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping ( second class ) is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arr... View more info

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British Castles: With Photographs from the Francis Frith Collection

By: Julia Skinner

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bounty Books: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04421

ISBN: 0753714434

Condition: Near Fine


Britain's castles have played a momentous part in the making of our nation's history. Evocative and atmospheric, this colourful book will take you on an enjoyable and fascinating journey back in time to revisit some of our most impressive and imposing castles. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Suffolk's Historic Farms

By: Peter Hopper

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Breedon Books Publishing Co Ltd: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03665

ISBN: 1859834221

Condition: Near Fine


This carefully researched and wide-ranging look at some of Suffolk's most important historic farms will appeal to anyone with an interest in the history of the county and its agricultural life. There is light rippling to the base of the front of the D/W. A good clean and tight copy. View more info