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A Gazetteer of Medieval Houses in Kent
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A Gazetteer of Medieval Houses in Kent

London: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England / HMSO, 1994. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Good/No Jacket (as published). 8.5" x 11. A comprehensive guide to the medieval house to be found in the English county of Kent. includes architectural drawings of construction detail, floor plans, map references etc. Clean and sound although there is some wear to the edges of the covers. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK Please email with any queries.

$18.73

Old Houses in Edinburgh
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Old Houses in Edinburgh

By Bruce J Home

Edinburgh: William J Hay. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket (as published). 11" x 15. Bruce J Home. A large format book with 54 superb drawings of old houses in Edinburgh tipped in. There is no publication date (believed to be1905-7) but the final page of text seems to refer to two volumes. (Is this series one and series two in one volume?) Green cloth covered bevel-edged boards with leather spine strip. Large print. Gilt edged pages. The pages are clean and the page block firmly bound, however the back hinge has failed completely and the back board is detached but present. Other signs of wear / handling externally. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please email or call with any queries. For insurance purposes this book can only be shipped outside the UK using the fast / air mail service, please do not select the economy shipping option. Heavy, some destinations may require additional shipping charges.

$154.99

Pill Boxes on the Western Front
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Pill Boxes on the Western Front

By Peter Oldham

Barnsley: Pen and Sword, 1995. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Fair. 7" x 9.5. A comprehensive guide to the design, construction and use of concrete pill boxes in France and the low countries during World war I, built at a time when concrete technology was still being developed. A former library book with the usual stamps and stickers (including one sticker of a later owner). The front flap of the dust wrapper has been pasted to the inside of the front board, the front free end paper has been neatly removed. There are neat handwritten notes on the blank page following the index. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK

$5.81

The Renaissance
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The Renaissance

By Paul Johnson

London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2000. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Good. 6" x 9.5. A look at the re-birth of civilisation through art, building, literature that started in Italy and ran through through the 15th and early 16th centuries. A former library book with the usual stamps and stickers and the benefit of a protected of a protected dust wrapper. A clean copy in a sound binding. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK.

$4.26

Kisho Kurokawa Recent projects - 4 Museums
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Kisho Kurokawa Recent projects - 4 Museums

London: Royal Academy of Arts, 1993. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket (as published). 6.5" x 6.5. The catalogue of an exhibition held in London in 1993 to showcase four architectural projects by Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa (1934-2007). In clean and sound condition. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with any queries.

$12.90

Cambridgeshire.  A Shell Guide
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Cambridgeshire. A Shell Guide

By Norman Scarfe

London.: Faber & Faber, 1983. Soft cover. Good/No Jacket (as published). 7" x 9. A well-illustrated guide to the historic buildings in the English county of Cambridgeshire. In clean and sound condition although with some reading wear. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with any queries.

$1.01

Introducing Pattern.  Its Development and application
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Introducing Pattern. Its Development and application

By Dennis Palmer

London: B T Batsford Ltd, 1970. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8" x 8. A book that attempts to explain pattern in design. Well illustrated with monochrome photographs. A former school library book with the usual stamps and stickers. Shows some signs of handling / wear and is missing its dust wrapper. There is a manufacturing defect with this copy where pages 69-76 are about 1 inch too high in the binding and the top margin has been removed by the guillotine. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with any queries.

$23.89

The Sistine Chapel.  The Frescoes of the Sistine Chapel in Rome  (Orbis Pictus 16/17)
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The Sistine Chapel. The Frescoes of the Sistine Chapel in Rome (Orbis Pictus 16/17)

By Reinhold Hohl

Berne: Hallwag, 1966. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket (as published). 5" x 7.5. Descriptions of Michelangelo's frescoes decorating the Sistine chapel in the Vatican, with colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial cover hardback book.

$5.10

Elephanta
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Elephanta

By Anon.

Bombay: Marg Publications and Tata Mc-Graw Hill Publishing. Directorate of Tourism, Government of Maharashtra. Soft cover. Good/Good. 9" x 12. A collection of 11 loose leaf prints with explanatory notes in a blue / green folder. Not dated but believed to date to around 1960. It describes the architecture of an island in the bay of Bombay (Mumbai) with religious importance to the God Shriva. the folder shows signs of handling but the contents are still clean and sound. Available for prompt dispatch from the Uk.

$12.66

India
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India

By Martin Hurlimann

Delhi: Vikas Publishing / Thames and Hudsob, 1975. Hardcover. Good/Good. 8" x 11. An illustrated guide to the historic architecture of India. In clean and sound condition, although the dust wrapper is price clipped and shows some wear. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. This book exceeds the standard shipping weight of 1Kg and may require a supplementary shipping charge depending on destination.

$25.82

The Microcosm of Oxford containing a Series of Views of the Churches, Colleges, Halls & Other Public Buildings of the University and City of Oxford
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The Microcosm of Oxford containing a Series of Views of the Churches, Colleges, Halls & Other Public Buildings of the University and City of Oxford

By N Whittock

Oxford & London: N Whittock / J Bumpus / Hinto and Co. / H Harris. Half-Leather. Fair/No Jacket (as published). 9" X 11.5. Nathaniel Whittock. This book contains lithographs and descriptions of 40 notable buildings in the English city of Oxford. Not dated but it was in all probability published between 1828 and 1862. Given the combination of publishers stated the date is more likely to be in the early 1840s. The half leather binding is worn externally. The names of two previous owners have been added to the front free end paper (dated 1901 and 1903), otherwise the book is free of annotations. The front free end paper and fold-out frontispiece have become detached but are present. There is light foxing throughout. There is no full page plate to accompany the text for building 40 (the botanic gardens) but the illustration does appear as a vignette on the title page. This copy shows wear and obvious signs of use. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please email with any queries that you may have. If your shipping address is outside the UK please only order using the fast / air / expedited shipping service for insurance purposes.

$232.49

Masterpieces of Hoysala Art - Belur Halebid Somnathpur
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Masterpieces of Hoysala Art - Belur Halebid Somnathpur

By S K Maity

Bombay: Taraporevala, 1978. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Good. 8.5" x 11. A book that explores the sculptures used to decorate old temples etc in Belur, Halebid and Somnathpur India. Illustrated with monochrome photographs. In clean and sound condition. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. If ordering this book for delivery outside of the UK please use the fast / air shipping service.

$32.29

Madras.  The Architectural Heritage.  (An Intach Guide)
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Madras. The Architectural Heritage. (An Intach Guide)

By K Kalpana and Frank Schiffer

Chennai: Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage, 2003. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Good/No Jacket (as published). 5.5" X 8. A fascinating book with a wealth of information about the architecture of the Indian city of Madras / Chennai. Plenty of photographs and some drawings / plans. Some reading wear but still a clean and sound copy. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with any queries that you may have regarding this book. For insurance purposes this book can only be shipped outside the UK using the air mail / fast shipping rate.

$103.32

100 Buildings of East Grinstead
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100 Buildings of East Grinstead

By M J Leppard

Chichester: Phillimore, 2006. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 10" x 8. This book looks at one hundred of the more significant properties in the town of East Grinstead with details of their architecture and history. In clean and sound condition. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK.

$5.10

Spiral 40 Years of Design and Technology
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Spiral 40 Years of Design and Technology

By Jason Kennedy

Lewes, Sussex: Spiral Staircase Systems, 2006. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 10" x 12. A building trade publication which shows 67 examples of the work carried out to design spiral staircases. In clean and sound condition. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with any queries that you may have.

$12.90

Farm Buildings.  Post-war Building Studies No. 17.
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Farm Buildings. Post-war Building Studies No. 17.

By A Committee Appointed by the minister of Agriculture and Fisheries

London : HMSO / His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1945. Soft cover. Good/No Jacket (as published). 6" x 9.5. A book in a series that explores British building design following world war 2. This one looks at farm buildings with plenty of architectural drawings, photographs etc. A clean and sound copy with some minor evidence of handling externally. All orders managed promptly from the UK, please email with your queries.

$4.71

The Antiquities of Athens; and other monuments of Greece
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The Antiquities of Athens; and other monuments of Greece

By James Stuart and Nichiolas Revett

London : Charles Tilt & Combe and Co., 1837. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket (as published). 5" x 6. A wonderful description of early Greek architecture, packed with drawings / plans etc. Brown cloth covered boards with gilt decoration and Greek lettering. Gilt top edges to the pages. This is a tired copy and there are clear tape repairs to the hinges and spine strip which are starting to separate. It's still all in one piece. The fold outs are in good order. All orders handled promptly. Please email with your queries regarding this book. Please do not order with lower priced shipping service for destinations outside of the UK.

$161.45

The Collected Works of Geoffrey Jellicoe.  Volume III.  Studies in Landscape Design.  The Studies of a Landscape Designer over 80 Years
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The Collected Works of Geoffrey Jellicoe. Volume III. Studies in Landscape Design. The Studies of a Landscape Designer over 80 Years

By G A Jellicoe

Woodbridge, Suffolk: Garden Art Press / Antique Collectors' Club, 1996. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8.5" x 11. Volume 3 of the 1996 re-publication of the work of Geoffrey Jellicoe (1900 - 1995) who did much to re-kindle interest in landscape design / architecture in the 20th century. In clean and sound condition. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually on the same or next business day. Please call or email with your queries. A heavier book that may possibly require additional shipping charges depending on destination and shipping speed.

$19.37

Woodwork of Winchester Cathedral
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Woodwork of Winchester Cathedral

By Simon Jervis

Winchester: Winchester Cathedral Publications / The Friends of Winchester Cathedral, 1976. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket (as published). 5.5" X 8.5. A small guide to the old chairs, pews, doors, cupboards etc to be found in Winchester cathedral. In clean and sound condition. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually on the same or next business day. Please call or email with your queries.

$9.04

Important Works by Frank Lloyd Wright and his Contemporaries From Domino's Center for Architecture and Design.  New York.  Saturday, June 12, 1993
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Important Works by Frank Lloyd Wright and his Contemporaries From Domino's Center for Architecture and Design. New York. Saturday, June 12, 1993

By Not Credited

New York: Christie's , 1993. Soft cover. Good/No Jacket (as published). 8.5" x 10.5. A glossy auction catalogue with many lots depicted in photographs. Wooden furniture, windows art etc. A clean and sound copy with some minor shelf wear. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually on the same or next business day. Please call or email with your queries.

$15.50

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