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Holkham.

By Schmidt, Leo; Keller, Christine & Feversham, Polly (eds):

Munich: Prestel, 2005 First edition. HB. Maroon cloth with gilt title to spine and blind-stamped title to front, and colour photo-illustrated dustjacket. 239pp, large quarto. Cream laid paper endpapers. With 162 illustrations in text and 31 plates, mostly in colour. Leo Schmidt , an architectural historian and Professor of Conservation, has researched the history of Holkham Hall in north Norfolk for 30 years, and established the role of Thomas Coke in its planning and building. Detailed text on the history of the Coke family, the house, its art, staff and the estate. A beautifully produced book. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Very light crease to internal front flap and base of spine.No inscriptions and not price clipped.

$37.77

Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill.

By Snodin, Michael & Roman, Cynthia (eds.):

New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2009 First edition. HB. Black cloth with gilt titles, and colour pictorial dustjacket. 368pp, large quarto. With 367 illustrations in text, mostly in colour. Colour pictorial endpapers. published for an exhibition at Yale and the V&A in London in 2009-10. Wih texts by various scholars on Strawbery Hill, its architecture, design and collections, and Horace Walpole. Fine in Fine jacket.

$80.95

English Hospitals 1660-1948

By Richardson, Harriet:

Swindon, Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1998 Hardcover, First Edition with dustjacket, 222 pages. A well illustrated survey of their architecture and design including many floor plans, A Fine copy in a Fine dustjacket.

$47.22

Building Norfolk.

By Rice, Matthew:

London: Frances Lincoln, 2008 First edition, third impression. HB. Terracotta colour cloth and pictorial dustjacket designed by the author. 200pp. Illustrated throughout by over 300 of the author's watercolour drawings. A history of Norfolk's buildings and architectural details, of most types except modernism, attractively presented. Pictorial endpapers. A Fine book in Fine jacket. Very slight crease to jacket edge. Nice copy.

$67.46

Bridges of Britain

By Wright, Geoffrey N,:

Truro, Bradford Barton , 1973 Hardcover First Edition with dustjacket. 95 pages of illustrations and information on bridges in Britain from the small to the large. Square format. a Fine copy in a fine neatly price clipped jacket.

$14.84

Rice's Church Primer.

By Rice, Matthew:

London: Bloomsbury, 2013 First edition, first impression. Signed to recipients by the author on first title page. HB. Pictorial yellow cloth, no dustjacket (as published?). 224pp. Illustrated throughout by the author's watercolour drawings. Decorative pictorial endpapers. An informative and informal, 'crib' to British church architecture, styles, terms and history. Beautifully illustrated and well written. Fine.

$20.24

David Roberts. Architect. A Commemoration.

By Cambridge Forum for the Construction Industry (ed. McElroy, Vernon; Hall, Peter & Thurlow, David):

Royston: The Foxhollow Press, 1984 First edition. paperback: laminated card wrappers with calligraphy by Will Carter. 92pp, folio. With b&w photos, line drawings and plans, throughout. Published for an exhibition at Magdalene College, Cambridge. Catalogue descriptions of each building project, many in Cambridge. Fine. Slight colour fade to spine

$20.24

New Generation Houses. Casas de Nueva Generación.

By Kliczkowski, H.:

Madrid: H. Kliczkowski- Onlybook, 2005(?) First edition. Probably 2005, from codes. HB. Blue-grey paper-covered boards, lettered in silver to spine and front, and colour photo-illustrated dustjacket. 215pp, oblong quarto. With fine colour photos throughout, and b&w building plans. Text in English and Spanish. The architecture and interior design of modern houses in the Netherlands, by different architects. Fine in Very Good jacket, which has light wear to edges.

$29.68

Exclusive Houses. Sea & Mountain. Casas Exclusivas. Mar y Montaña.

By Kliczkowski, H.:

Madrid: H. Kliczkowski- Onlybook, 2006(?) First edition. Probably 2006. HB. Black paper-covered boards, lettered in silver to spine and front, and colour photo-illustrated dustjacket. 215pp, oblong quarto. With fine colour photos throughout, and b&w building plans. Text in English and Spanish. The architecture and interior design of thirty modern houses, in various countries, that are 'immersed' in their natural surroundings. Very Good in Good+ jacket. Lightly bumped and rubbed spine ends; jacket has some small marks.

$40.47

Victorian and Edwardian Architecture

By Avery, Derek:

London: Chaucer Press 2003 HB, folio, 144pp illustrated throughout. Pictorial laminate covers, pictorial dust jacket. A Fine copy in near Fine dust jacket.

$20.24

Wiener Werkstaette 1903-1932.

By Fahr-Becker, Gabriele:

Cologne: Benedikt Taschen, 1995 First English edition. Paperback: stiff pictorial card wrappers. 244pp, folio. With colour and b&w photos & illustrations throughout. Josef Hoffmann and the Wiener Werkstaette's ideas on combining art, craft, interior design and architecture into a total work of art. A beautiful book in Fine condition.

$20.24

Turkish House. In Search of Spatial Identity.

By Küçükerman, Prof. Önder:

Turkey: Turkish Touring and Automobile Association, 2007 Sixth edition. HB. Laminated colour photo-illustrated boards. 214pp, quarto. Lavishly illustrated with colour photos and illustrations, and some b&w photos and drawings. Turkey's traditional domestic architecture, details and furnishings. Text is in Turkish and full English translation alongside each other. Very Good.

$20.24

Renaissance Architecture in Hungary.

By Feuer-Toth, Rozsa & Konya, Kalman:

Budapest: Corvina Kiado/Magyar Helikon, 1981 First English edition. HB. Grey cloth with black titles and photo-illustrated dustjacket. 243pp, large quarto.. With 209 b&w photos in plates by Kalman Konya and 21 line drawings. Attractively produced book with excellent illustrations and detailed historical text. Good+ in Very Good protected jacket. Pages and covers largely clean; top closed edges and top margins have been damp at some point in the past (very small stain to edges) : some pages have adhered at their top edges and on separating them, some marginal abrasions left. Small marks to front endpapers.

$21.59

The Choice of a Dwelling. A Practical Handbook of Useful Information on all Points Connected with Hiring, Buying or Building a House.

By Wheeler, Gervase:

London: John Murray, 1872 Second edition, revised. HB. Maroon cloth with gilt titles and decoartions to spine, black stamped title and decorations to front and back covers. 305pp; 16pp publisher's adverts. Yellow page edges and brown coated endpapers. With 4 engraved plates including tissue-guarded frontispiece, and 34 b&w illustrations & plans in text. Author was an architect. Pages are very good- clean and unfoxed, a few light handling marks. Binding sound. Spine is bright but front and (especially) back are spotted with patchy fading; edges rubbed with cloth losses to length ofback joint. Good.

$74.20

The Age of Adam

By Lees-Milne, James:

London: B.T. Batsford 1947 Tracing the biography of the Adams brothers plus a critical examination of their work. HB, first edition, viii, 184pp, around 200 illustrations. Cover spine has darkened mark where small label removed. Minor bumping to corners and ends. Dust jacket has some rubbing to folds, tiny chips to corners and some age spots, clipped to top front flap. A Very Good copy in Good+ dust jacket.

$14.84

Architect Royal. The Life and Works of Sir William Bruce. 1630-1710. Signed

By Fenwick, Hubert:

Kineton: The Roundwood Press, 1970 First edition. Signed by the author on title page, and with his gift inscription on flyleaf verso (also note in his hand on front flap: proof copy). HB. Cloth and dustjacket. pp129. With 95 photos and illustrations in plates, vignette line drawings and two folding plans. Pictorial endpapers. Biography of the Scottish architect of Holyrood House, including his political activities in support of the Royalist cause in the Civil Wars. Very Good in Very Good protected jacket. Browning to closed edges; jacket has light wear to edges and marks to back.

$33.73

The Conservatory Book.

By Marston, Peter:

London: Cassell, 2001 First edition. HB. Cloth and dustjacket. 160pp, large quarto. With colour photos throughout. Style, construction & design, fabrics, plants, and links to the garden. Note this is not a practical guide to getting a conservatory built, rather the art and style of the conservatory. Fine in Fine protected jacket.

$21.59

How to Build or Buy a Country Cottage and Fit it Up

By 'Home Counties':

London: Heinemann 1905 With a large number of photographs, plans, and estimates of cottages and bungalows, from £130 to £1300. Introduction by Henry Norman. HB, xv, frontis, 218pp, followed by xxxii - furnishing the cottage and full page adverts. Green cloth, no dust jacket. Spine browned, rubbing to corners and ends, some age wear. Internally some pages and photographic plates are loose however all are present. Some pale foxing throughout. A fair copy.

$33.73

Bridges. Their Art, Science and evolution.

By Whitney, Charles S.:

New York: Greenwich House, 1983 New edition with new foreword. Originally published in 1929. HB. Boards with cloth spine, and dust jacket. 360pp. With 400 b&w photos and illustrations in plates and text. Fine in Very Good protected jacket. Dust jacket has light tanning and creasing to edges with tiny tear to rear bottom edge, now in protective sleeve.

$12.14

Standard Examples of Architectural Details

By -----:

Westminster: The Proprietors or the Architectural Review (undated) Selected by Mervyn and Macartney. A large folder (46x60cms) containing 25 architectural plates. Large scale examples of architectural details which are representative of their several periods. Included on the plates are small photographic reproductions, which show the actual work. Includes the following: Staircase at Thorpe Hall; Porch at Rainham; King's Bench Walk Doorways; Panelling and Chimneypiece in New River Company's Offices; Judge's House, Salisbury; Exterior Brickwork from Enfield; Library Chimneypiece, Thorpe Hall; Staircase in the Guildhall, Rochester; Dining-Room, Chimneypiece, Bourdon House, London; Staircase in Cromwell House, Highgate; Chimneypiece ascribed to Settignano, in South Kensington Museum. Plates have very light browning to edges. Folder has green cloth spine, green paper covered boards and fold-ins, black lettering to front with list of plates, list of plates also pasted inside front cover. some rubbing with loss of paper to edges, small split to cloth at spine base and one small nick to centre of spine. Lacks ribbon ties. Still a Very Good item.

$53.96

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