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Golf Courses Design, Construction and Upkeep
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Golf Courses Design, Construction and Upkeep

By Sutton, Martin A.F., F.L.S., F.R.S.A. [Editor], with Bernard Darwin, [Introduction]; P. Mackenzie Ross; T. Simpson; Robert Trent Jones; C.H. Alison & C.K. Cotton

Reading: Sutton and Sons Ltd., 1950 Hardback, 190mm x 263mm tall. (7.25" x 10" tall approx.). Pp xv, 192, with a short Bibliography, an Appendix of "Tables and Other Useful Information,", occasional text figs. and an Index, plus a tissue-guarded frontispiece and 68 further plates with profuse b/w photographs and plans, plus 8pp of adverts, mainly b/w photo-illustrated. Rubs to the edges and corners, otherwise good in the original light-green cloth-covered boards/gilt titles.. Second Edition. Cloth. Good. Sm 4to..

$169.18

Finis Pyramidis BOUND WITH Thoughts on the Creation, and on the Systems of Astronomy

By Gabb, The Rev. Thomas

London: Mr. Taylor; Mr. Booker & Lackington & Co. AND Keating, Brown and Co., 1805 Hardback, 130mm x 225mm tall (5.25" x 9" approx.). Pp 284, (20), and Pp 100. "Finis Pyramidis; or, Disquisitions concerning The Antiquity and scientific end of the great Pyramid of Giza or Ancient Memphis, in Egypt, and of the First Standard of Linear Measure. Also, A complete description of Solomon's Temple of which the true dimensions recorded in the Holy Bible are explained, and the erroneous opinions of commentators refuted; being a recent discovery. And, Architectural Discussions on sundry controverted documents of Vitruvius. The canon of symmetries ascertained from his books. With the true ordination and diposition of some of the most celebrated Grecian temples, and strictures on Mr. Stuart's second Vol. of the Antiquities of Athens". Undated [Preface dated 1805].BOUND WITH "Thoughts on the Creation, and on the Systems of Astronomy" 1812. "Finis Pyramidis", which has some marginal annotations and corrections to the text believed to be in the Author's own handwriting, is complete with the 8pp 'List of Subscribers' and the 12pp 'Explanation of the one hundred and twenty-four Technical and Unusual Terms'. "Thoughts on the Creation" includes 6pp List of Subscribers', and Errata. Very occasional minor spotting and a repair to the upper blank margin of one leaf. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Nottingham Library with minimal stamping. Otherwise very good, in cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. The second work contained is most uncommon.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo..

$1211.29

Thomas Telford [ with covering letter from Sonia Rolt ]
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Thomas Telford [ with covering letter from Sonia Rolt ]

Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire: Sutton Publishing, 2007 158mm x 236mm tall (6.25" x 9.25" approx.). Pp xx, 268 + 16 plates with a total of 21 b/w photos. Fine, in the original illustrated thin card covers. TOGETHER WITH, loosely inserted, a two-sided letter handwritten and signed by Tom Rolt's widow, Sonia Rolt, gifting the book to a mutual friend of theirs.. Letter Signed by Author's Widow. First Edition Thus. Fine/N/A.

$60.90

A Treatise on the Sanitary Management and Utilization of Sewage: Comprising Details of a System Applicable to Cottages, Dwelling-Houses, Public Buildings and Towns; Suggestions Relating to Arterial Drainage of the Country and the Water Supply of Rivers
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A Treatise on the Sanitary Management and Utilization of Sewage: Comprising Details of a System Applicable to Cottages, Dwelling-Houses, Public Buildings and Towns; Suggestions Relating to Arterial Drainage of the Country and the Water Supply of Rivers

By Menzies, William, Deputy Surveyor of Windsor Forest and Parks

London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green, 1865 Hardback, 4to. 200mm x 268mm tall, (8" x 10.5" approx.). Pp xiii, 84 + 9 hand-coloured plans (3 folding). Rubs to corners and prelims & margins toned, otherwise very good with some leaves remaining unopened, neatly recased with new endpapers, in the original, blind-ruled, brown cloth-covered boards/gilt title. With the Author's hand-written inscription to the half-title leaf "With the Authors (sic) Compliments".. With the Author's Compliments. First ( & only ] Edition. Cloth-Covered Boards. Very Good. 4to.

$439.86

Tall Chimney Construction. A Practical Treatise on the Construction of Tall Chimney Shafts, Containing Details of Upwards of Eighty Existing Mill, Enginehouse, Brick Works, Cement Works, and Other Chimneys in England, America and the Continent...
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Tall Chimney Construction. A Practical Treatise on the Construction of Tall Chimney Shafts, Containing Details of Upwards of Eighty Existing Mill, Enginehouse, Brick Works, Cement Works, and Other Chimneys in England, America and the Continent...

By Bancroft, Robert M. & Bancroft, Francis J.

Manchester & Lewes: John Calvert. & Farncombe and Co., 1885 The title continues: "Constructed in Brick, Stone, Iron and Concrete". Hardback, 160mm x 253mm tall (6.5" x 10" approx.). Pp 136pp + 10 plates, with a total of 82 illustrations. Neat signatures of three previous owners to the front free endpaper, and the engraved heraldic bookplate of James Charles Herbert Crosland, motto 'Ultra Pergere', to the front pastedown. [Crosland's signature appears also in the upper blank margins of the Title and Index leaves.] Minor rubs to cloth edges and corners and some light foxing to prelims, otherwise very good, in the original blind-ruled, maroon cloth-covered boards/gilt titles.. First & Only Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No d/w. Lge 8vo..

$372.19

Medieval Britain from the Air

By Platt, Colin

London: George Philip, 1984 Landscape-format hardback, 300mm x 220mm tall (11.75" x 8.75" approx.). 239pp, with 100 b/w photographs. Very good, in the original cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the price-clipped, but otherwise very good, colour-photo illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good.

$16.92

Panoramania! The Art and Entertainment of the 'All-Embracing' View

By Hyde, Ralph

London: Trefoil Publications, 1988 Hardback. Landscape format, 259mm x 238mm tall (10.25" x 9.5" approx.]. 215pp with 276 illustrations in colour & b/w. Fine, in the original red cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with fine unclipped colour-illustrated dust-wrapper. First Edition. Fine/Fine.

$94.74

Benefactions of Thomas Heywood, Dean (1457-1492), to the Cathedral Church of Lichfield

By Cox, Rev. J. Charles, LL.D., F.S.A.

Archaeologia, 1889 242mm x 298mm tall (9.5" x 11.75" approx.). 30pp. Disbound from Archaeologia Volume 52, Pt 2. [Eight pages of introduction with extracted references to specific gifts, with the remaining Appendix being in the original Latin]. First & Only Edition?. Very Good.

$8.80

Blackpool Tower
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Blackpool Tower

By Curtis, Bill

Lavenham Suffolk: Terence Dalton Limited, 1988 Hardback, 180mm x 230mm tall (7" x 9" approx.). 134pp with b/w photo illustrations throughout and technical specifications of the Tower construction, its lifts, circus and aquarium etc. Almost fine, in the original blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the almost fine and unclipped colour photo-illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/Almost Fine. Small 4to..

$40.60

Comptes-rendus et Memoires. Annee,1867; Annee 1868,, et Annees 1869-71 - Three Volumes bound as one .

By Comité Archéologique de Senlis

Imprimerie De Charles Duriez [2], Imprimerie De Ernest Payen, 1868 Hardback, 135mm x 225mm tall (5.5" x 9" approx.). Pp xlix, 280, title-leaf with heraldic vignette "Antiquam. Exquirere. Matrem", and engraved frontispiece portrait; multi-folding plan & two laid-down actual photos of plans; xxiv, 166 + two multi-folding architectural drawings; lxxxvi, 103 + Errata + 5 plates and a multi-folding map. Very good, in contemporary brown cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title.. First Editions.

$67.67

Colour

By Various Authors & Ernest Charles Wallcousins, Edited in the Art Department of The Bennett College Ltd, Sheffield

Sheffield n.d. [1920-1930? ]: The Bennett College Hardback, 170mm x 250mm tall (6.75" x 9.75" approx.). Pp vii, 76, with 66 illustrations in the text, plus a series of single-sided plate leaves with 62 illustrations, several multi-image, and predominately in colour. Previous owner's signature to front pastedown, and very minor rubs to head & tail of spine. Otherwise very good, in the original dark-blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. No copy recorded on COPAC. . First Edition. Boards. Very Good/No Jacket.

$33.84

The Towers and Bells Handbook
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The Towers and Bells Handbook

By The Towers And Belfries Committee of the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers

Brackley: The Council, 1973 Hardback, 215mm x 305mm tall (8.5" x 12" approx.). Pp 64pp with text figs. and 29 [some multi-image] b/w photo plates. Very good, in the original yellow cloth-covered boards/gilt titles. TOGETHER WITH, Loosely inserted, single-sided typewritten bibliography on headed Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd notepaper; a typewritten leaf on Care of Churches by Peter Haddon, RIBA, and two folding b/w photo-illustrated [4 pictures in total] of bells, designated with the various ringing terminology and positions, also from the Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd. The typewritten sheets and one of the illustrated leaves have a previous owner's handwritten notes pencilled on their plain versos.. First [& Only?] Edition. Cloth. Very Good/no d/w.

$27.07

The Ancient Bridges of Wales and Western England
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The Ancient Bridges of Wales and Western England

By Jervoise, E., A.M.Inst.C.E.

East Ardsley, Wakefield: EP Publishing Limited, 1976 Hardback, 125mm x 190mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). Pp xii, 180 + a frontispiece and 90 further b/w photos on plates. Almost fine, in the original red boards/gilt spine title, and with spine-sunned but otherwise very good and unclipped, photo-illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$20.30

An Apology for the Revival of Christian Architecture
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An Apology for the Revival of Christian Architecture

By Pugin, A. Welby, Architect, Professor of Ecclesiastical Antiquities at St. Mary's College, Oscott

Oxford: Printed by Butler and Tanner Ltd. for the St. Barnabas Press, 1969 Hardback, 225mm x 227mm tall (9" x 10.5" approx.). Pp (viii), 52 + 10 single-sided plate leaves [including the frontispiece] incorporating a total of 47 designs, and with 2 vignettes [one to title-page] and a decorated Capital. Almost fine, in the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the slightly chipped but otherwise very good and unclipped illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Almost Fine/Very Good. 4to.

$40.60

Notes on a Recent Discovery of Part of the Roman Wall of London
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Notes on a Recent Discovery of Part of the Roman Wall of London

By Fox, George E., F.S.A.

Archaeologia, 1889 242mm x 298mm tall (9.5" x 11.75" approx.). 8pp + a red & black-printed plate showing plan and section. Disbound from Archaeologia Volume 52, Pt 2.. Very good.. First & Only Edition?. Very Good.

$13.53

The Govan Correspondence

By Collins, Philip N.H. (Annotated by)

nd Circa 1990?: Kempe Society Studies - 1 210mm x 300mm tall (8.25" x 11.75" approx.). 40pp, as issued in black-printed, soft blue-card covers and glassine outers, secured by a black plastic binding slide-clip. The contents seem to deal principally with the supply and fitting of stained glass to the windows of Govan Old Parish Church.. Very Good.

$33.84

The Spire - LARGE PRINT EDITION
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The Spire - LARGE PRINT EDITION

By Golding, William

Bath: Lythway Press, 1979 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). Pp (viii), 302. Very good, in the original llustrated, laminated hardcovers.. First Edition Thus. Very Good.

$11.50

Smokestack to Urban Chic. St. Petersfield, Ashton-under-Lyne.
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Smokestack to Urban Chic. St. Petersfield, Ashton-under-Lyne.

By Cronin, Jill; Rose, Alan, et al; a Chapter by Eric Wright of Ashton Civic Society, the whole being compiled by Gay Oliver

The History on Your Doorstep Group, 2008 210mm x 298mm tall (8.25" x 11.75" approx.). 106 single-sided pages, illustrated throughout in b/w. Fine, in the original b/w & colour photo-illustrated glossy card covers. Some additional postage may be required for this heavy book, please ask for details of your cheapest option before placing an order.. First Edition. Fine. Sm Folio.

$24.36

The Two St. Michaels and the Archaeology of the Medieval Parish Church in North West England SIGNED BY AUTHORS
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The Two St. Michaels and the Archaeology of the Medieval Parish Church in North West England SIGNED BY AUTHORS

By Nevell, Michael & Hradil, Ivan

Manchester: University of Manchester Archaeology Unit & Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council, 2005 170mm x 243mm tall (6.75" x 9.5" approx.). Pp (viii), 121 with illustrations in colour, b/w & line. Fine, in the original colour photo illustrated soft card covers. SIGNED by both Authors on 5/12/2005. Signed by both Authors. First Edition. Fine. Sm 4to..

$40.60

Monuments and Memorials. The Arts of the Church

By Day, Rev. E. Hermitage, D.D., F.S.A.

London: A.R. Mowbray & Co. Ltd., 1915 Hardback, 105mm x 155mm tall (4.25" x 6" approx.). Pp xxiii, 200, with a b/w photo frontispiece plate and 40 further b/w photo illustrations. Spine cloth sunned and with light rubs to head & tail. Otherwise very good, in the original red-black cloth-covered boards/gilt titles & decorations to front board.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Dust Jacket.

$16.92

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