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Briggs Patent

By: N/A

Price: £40.65

Publisher: 0

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01061

Condition: Poor


This book is full of patterns flowers and scrolls etc, but the cover has detached from the pages and frontispeice and end papers are missing though the detail is still all there. View more info

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The Georgian Country House

By: Arnold, Dana

Price: £12.00

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: £13.55

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 sourc... View more info

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English Manor Houses

By: Bailey, Brian J.

Price: £13.55

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. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping ( second class ) is by sea and may take upt... View more info

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Light Perpetual: Aviators' Memorial Windows.

By: Beaty, David

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02942

ISBN: 1853105880

Condition: Very Good


Through the touching beauty of stained glass memorial windows in churches, cathedrals and RAF stations throughout Britain from North Scotland to the tip of Cornwall, in Wales and Northern Ireland. "Light Perpetual" briefly traces the history of aviation, in whose service so many men and women gave their lives. The D/W shows signs of light shelf wear. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping is by sea and may take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

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100 Woods: Guide to Popular Timbers of the World

By: Bishop, Peter

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, The Crowood Press Ltd: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03030

ISBN: 1861261675

Condition: Very Good


100 Woods is first and foremost an exhaustive and comprehensive guide to some of the most commonly - used timbers in the world. From Abura to Zebrano - via Chestnut, Ebony, Mahogany, Purpleheart and Teak - many of the most popular and important woods of the world are represented in this practical and definitive guide. The boards shows light wear to its edges and the D/W has a faint water stain to the front flap which is also priced clipped, it also shows light shelf-wear... View more info

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English Medieval Architecture

By: Braun , Hugh

Price: £18.08

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 an... View more info

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Crestwood Hills: The Chronicle of a Modern Utopia

By: Buckner, Cory

Price: £18.08

Publisher: U.S.A., Angel City Press: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03016

ISBN: 1626400245

Condition: Very Good


In these pages, Cory Buckner shares the fascinating story of Crestwood Hills, displays defining photographs of many of the houses that has survived, and artfully demonstrates how idealism and modernist design merged at mid-century to create American architectural landmarks in Los Angeles. A good , clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 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: £7.68

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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Gallantry Medals and Awards of the World

By: Clarke, John D.

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Patrick Stephens Ltd: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03137

ISBN: 1852603038

Condition: Very Good


This detailed analysis of rewards describes and illustrates more than 220 examples from 37 countries. Dates of establishment of each award are given, together with a brief insight into the requirements for the bestowal of each and a clearly detailed description of both medal and ribbon. With copious illustrations of the awards, some in colour, this book provides a unique record of how different nations recognise outstanding military and civil gallantry. There is a small ... View more info

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Victorian Cottages

By: Clayton -payne Andrew

Price: £11.30

Publisher: london, weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1993

Sellers ID: 01756

ISBN: 0297831933

Condition: Very Good


The book is full of paintings of victoria cottages by various artists of the times, its in very good condition View more info

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Villages of Britain. The 500 Villages that made the Countryside.

By: Clive Aslet

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03679

ISBN: 1408883716

Condition: Near Fine


In Clive Aslet's compendium of five hundred English, Welsh and Scottish villages, each one has been chosen to put a single aspect of rural Britain under the spotlight: a country poet, a way of building, an agricultural innovation, a horrible death, a rare survival, or an exceptional person or event. Aslet revels in local history an anecdote, but also explores the villages as they are today. There are some marks to the fore edge of the text block. otherwise a near fine co... View more info

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A Thing in Disguise: The Visionary Life of Joseph Paxton

By: Colquhoun, Kate

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Fourth Estate: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03474

ISBN: 0007143532

Condition: Fine


Drawing on thousands of Paxton's personal letters. This remarkable biography is a compelling story of a man who typifies the Victorian ideal of self- improvement and a touching portrait of one of that era's great heroes. The D/J shows light wear with markings to the front and rear panel. View more info

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European Carpets

By: Compana Michele

Price: £9.03

Publisher: Paul Hamlyn: 1966

Edition: English Edition

Sellers ID: 01320

ISBN: 0600012484

Condition: Poor


Full of color photo's View more info

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The story of Bisham Abbey.

By: Compton, Piers

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Thames Valley Press: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02125

ISBN: 090029406X

Condition: Very Good


This is the first full history of Bisham Abbey ever to be written.The author has drawn on manorial and contemporary papers to write Bisham's full history. There is a small tear of 2mm to the top of the spine. View more info

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Cliveden: The Place and the People

By: Crathorne, James

Price: £225.88

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, w... View more info

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Victorian Style

By: Crowley David

Price: £9.03

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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The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi, 1857

By: Dalrymple,William

Price: £13.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03578

ISBN: 074758639X

Condition: Fine


The Last Mughal is a portrait of the dazzling Delhi Zafar personified, the story of the last days of the great Mughal capital and its final destruction in the catastrophe of 1887. William Daylrymple's powerful retelling of the fateful course of events is shaped from groundbreaking material. The D/W shows light scratching to the front black panel. A good, clean and tight copy. 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 b... View more info