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Sundials. Incised Dials or Mass-clocks

by Green, Arthur Robert

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(London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1926). A study of the time-markers of medieval churches, containing descriptions, photographs, diagrams and analysis of dials, chiefly in Hampshire, but also in various other counties. A volume in "The Historic Monuments of England" series. Demy 8vo; original dark green cloth, titled in gilt on spine; edges of upper board ruled in blind;… Read more
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(Cape Town: A. A. Balkema, 1968). Large 4to; original powder blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine, and with gilt publisher's device to upper cover; dustwrapper; tinted top edge; pp. xi + (iii) + 49 + (i) + (113) + (vii), incl. index; plans, monochrome photographs and line drawings. Dustwrapper a little sunned, and somewhat worn, with clipped corner… Read more
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Western Provincial; An Album of Paintings & Drawings of the Western Cape

by Picton-Seymour, Desiree; Text by R.I.B. Webster

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(Cape Town: Maskew Miller Ltd, 1952). 4to; original black rexine gilt; no dustwrapper; pp. 80, scraper-board illustrations, colour plates tipped on. Signed edition, limited to 250 copies. .
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(Cape Town: Caltex, 1966). 253 x 212 mm; pictorial card wrappers; unpaginated; numerous monochrome photographs. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. Articles include: Volksargitektuur in Suid-Afrika (James Walton), Die Nederlandse Boukuns voor Jan van Riebeeck (Jan Ploeger), Die Glorietydperk van die Kaaps-Hollands Boukuns (H. Fransen), Die Interieur van ou Wonings (Victor de Kock), Britse Invloed in Suid-Afrika (R.B.… Read more
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The white-walled beauty of the Cape

by Punt, W. H. J. (foreword)

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(Cape Town: Howard B. Timmins, 1964). 4to; original green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; pictorial dustwrapper; unpaginated; 31 full-page monochrome photographs on rectos, with captions on facing versos. Dustwrapper very rubbed and somewhat edgeworn; earlier owner's name penned on front free endpaper; some light foxing. Good condition. "A selection of photographs exhibited by the Simon van… Read more
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The Gothic Revival

by Brooks, Chris

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9780714834801
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(London: Phaidon Press, 1999) 0 7148 3480 7. 220 x 160 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 447; lavishly illustrated in colour and monochrome. Slight bump to tail of spine; previous owner's discreet book label to first page. Near fine condition. "At the height of the Victorian period, a passion for the Gothic style swept England and spread… Read more
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(London: Penguin, 2008). 197 x 128 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. xiii + (i) + 602 + (viii); plates, some of which in full colour. Slightest curl to wraps. Near fine condition. "During his short life Pugin was shipwrecked, bankrupted, widowed twice and driven to madness. Yet by the time of his death at forty he… Read more
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The World Atlas of Architecture

by Norwich, John Julius (foreword)

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(London, Mitchell Beazley, 1988). Folio; original black boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper a little rubbed; past owner's name on front free endpaper; upper hinge splitting and reinforced with clear tape; some tape stains and light soiling to endpapers; pp. 408, incl. index/glossary. More than 1000 colour photographs; maps; time charts; cut-out reconstructions and perspective drawings. Good condition. "A… Read more
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