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41 Loftie, W.J. Inigo Jones and Wren or the Rise and Decline of Modern architecture in England
London Rivington, Percival & Co. 1893 Cloth Fair No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Maroon cloth with titles in gilt on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Condition: Fair to good, covers and spine have light shelfwear, with some bumping to spine and cover corners. Some foxing to endpapers. Bookplate of a previous owner (Lt.Col.C.V.S. Downes of Aspley House, Bedfordshire) on front pastedown, and another previous owners name (an architectural historian) in pencil on half-title. Very light browning to text edges throughout. Binding sound. 284pp. Many b/w plates, and line drawings within text. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Site Planning in Practice: An Investigation of the principles of Housing Estate Development, Longstreth Thompson, F.
42 Longstreth Thompson, F. Site Planning in Practice: An Investigation of the principles of Housing Estate Development
Henry Frowde and Hodder & Stoughton Oxford Technical Publications 1923 Cloth Good Good Book 
Navy blue cloth with title blindstamped on front cover and in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Previous owners name and the dated Christmas 1937 on the front endpaper. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and a few repaired chips and tears. 257pp. Many b/w plates. Chapters include sections on housing policy and urban development, site choices, development plans, open spaces and water supply and drainage. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Palais et Jardins Du Grand Siecle, Mauricheau-Beaupre, Ch.
43 Mauricheau-Beaupre, Ch. Palais et Jardins Du Grand Siecle
Paris Fernand Nathan 1950 Soft cover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
NB: Text is in French throughout. Card covers with dustjacket. One of the "Mervielles de l'Art Series. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound. Prize bookplate from L'Alliance Francaise to the previous owner. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear and light sunning to rear cover of jacket. 189pp. Many b/w plates. The book contains many evocative images of some of the most beautiful palaces and gardens in France, such as Chateau de Raray, and the gardens of the former Chateau de Marly. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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James Stirling, Michael Wilford and Associates: Buildings and Projects 1975-1992, Maxwell, Robert (intro.)
44 Maxwell, Robert (intro.) James Stirling, Michael Wilford and Associates: Buildings and Projects 1975-1992
Stuttgart Gerd Hatje 1994 3775704167 / 9783775704168 Cloth Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Black cloth with title in white on spine. Condition: Fine, no inscriptions Dustjacket condition: Fine, with just a hint of shelfwear. 307pp., 1154 illustrations, 61 in colour. This book documents retrospectively the period of James Stirlings partnership with Michael Wilford, detailing the plans and projects that Stirling executed right up until his untimely death. Critical appraisals, technical data and extensive illustrations record many important buildings, including the Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, the Sackler Wing extension to the Fogg Museum, Harvard and the Clore Gallery for the Turner Collection at the Tate Gallery, London. 
Price: 36.00 GBP
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45 McCluskey, Jim Roadform & Townscape
London The Architectural Press 1979 0851395481 / 9780851395487 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Grey cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers and light bumping to head and tail of spine. Previous owners name on front pastedown. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair, with general light shelfwear, light sunning to rear cover and small tears to top corners of front and rear jacket. 310pp. Many b/w plates. Includes chapters on the Townscape Alignment, Land form and planting, materials, surface and trim, with appendixes on road layout data and the dynamics of alignment. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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The Greek Revival: Neo-Classical Attitudes in British Architecture 1760-1870, Mordaunt Crook, J.
46 Mordaunt Crook, J. The Greek Revival: Neo-Classical Attitudes in British Architecture 1760-1870
London John Murray 1972 0719527244 / 9780719527241 Buckram Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Green buckram with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions.Dustjacket condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 204pp. 250 b/w plates. This was the first book to provided a general survey of a rather neglected phase of British architectural history. The rediscovery of Greece in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries is a major chapter in the history of classical scholarship, and Neo-Classicism is the subsidiary theme of this book. Many of the leading architects between 1760 and 1870 were involved, including "Athenian" Stuart, Robert Adam, Sir John Soane, Thomas Hamilton and "Greek" Thomson. 
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47 Morris, Robert Rural Architecture: Consisting of Regular Designs of Plans and Elevations for Buildings in the Country
Farnborough, Hants Gregg International Publishers Ltd. 1971 0576151203 / 9780576151207 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Republication of the original 1750 edition. Green hardcover which previous owner has covered in clear plastic (Not ex-library). Condition: Fair to good, light foxing to endpapers and sunning to very edges of text. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 50 b/w plates of building designs including garden-houses, bridges, villas and a church plus introductory text and descriptions of plates. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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48 Moshiri, Gerald A. (ed.) Constructed Wetlands for Water Quality Improvement
Boca Raton, Florida Lewis Publishers (CRC Press) 1993 0873715500 / 9780873715508 First Edition Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardcover. Condition: Fine, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, text clean. Previous owners name on fep. 632pp. Many b/w illustrations and tables. This book includes sections on constructed wetlands, wetlands for wastewater treatment, hydrogeology, anoxic limestone drains, subsurface treatment and chemical processes. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Conurbation: A Planning Survey of Birmingham and the Black Country by the West Midland Group, Mumford, Lewis (foreword)
49 Mumford, Lewis (foreword) Conurbation: A Planning Survey of Birmingham and the Black Country by the West Midland Group
London The Architectural Press 1948 Cloth Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Pale brown cloth with title in gilt on front cover and spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear. Some very light sunning to spine and light soiling to edges of dustjacket. Not price-clipped. 288pp. 15 colour plates, and many b/w illustrations, maps and diagrams. This book surveys the main features of the industrial environment contained within the Birmingham and Black County area (approx.270 square miles) at the date of its publication in 1948. It surveys the make-up of the area, its population, industrial structure, the uses of its land, the condition of its houses and factories, its system of local government and presents suggestions for improvement 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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The Postwar University - Utopian Campus and College, Muthesius, Stefan
50 Muthesius, Stefan The Postwar University - Utopian Campus and College
New Haven and London Yale University Press 2000 0300087179 / 9780300087178 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Grey hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Fine, binding sound, text clean. No inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fine. 340pp. Many b/w and occasional colour illustrations. Written by Stefan Muthesius, then a professor of architecture and urban design at the University of East Anglia, this book studies the period of new university building from the late 1950s to the early 1970s, in the USA and Canada, in Europe and the "English Seven" - Sussex, York, Essex, East Anglia, Lancaster, Kent and Warwick. It deals with the efforts as much as the results of attempts to create utopian dreams, charting the interaction of the diverse agendas of designers, educationalists, sociologists and poliiticians, each tied into their country's own traditions. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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The Architecture of Ricardo Legorreta, Mutlow, John V. (ed. and intro.)
51 Mutlow, John V. (ed. and intro.) The Architecture of Ricardo Legorreta
London Thames and Hudson Ltd. 1997 0500341540 / 9780500341544 Hardcover Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Terracotta hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Fine, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with just a faint hint of shelfwear. 240pp. 250 illustrations, 200 in colour. Ricardo Legoretta (1931-2011) was a renowned Mexican architect - this monograph showcase 25 of the architects most recent projects (to date of publication in 1997) in Mexico, Texas, California and elsewhere with beautiful colour photography throughout and extensive coverage of nine private houses. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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52 Pasley, C.W. Observations on Limes
Donhead St.Mary, Shaftesbury Donhead Publishing Ltd. 1997 1873394276 / 9781873394274 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This 1997 edition has been extracted from Observations on Limes, Calcareous Cements, Mortars, Stuccos and Concrete & etc. by C W Pasley, first published in 1838 by John Weale of High Holborn, London. Hardcover. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 124pp. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Eero Saarinen - Shaping the Future, Pelkonen, Eeva-Liisa and Albrecht, Donald (eds.)
53 Pelkonen, Eeva-Liisa and Albrecht, Donald (eds.) Eero Saarinen - Shaping the Future
New Haven and London Yale University Press 2006 0300112823 / 9780300112825 Cloth Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Grey cloth with title in silver on spine. Condition: Very good, with a small smudge to the top right hand corner of the front endpaper.Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 382pp. Many b/w and colour illustrations. This book was published to accompany the eponymous exhibition organised by the Finnish Cultural Institute in New York, the Museum of Finnish Architecture, Helsinki, and the National Building Museum, Washington D.C. The book offers a wide-ranging look at the entire scope of Saarinen's career. It includes the most complete portfolio of Saarinen projects to the date of publication (2006) - a chronological survey of more than 100 built and unbuilt works, previously unpublished photographs, plans, and working drawings. A heavy book, will require extra shipping charges if to be posted outside UK. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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The Heroic Period of Modern Architecture 1917-1937 (Architectural Design 12, Vol. XXXV, December 1965, Pidgeon, Monica (ed.)
54 Pidgeon, Monica (ed.) The Heroic Period of Modern Architecture 1917-1937 (Architectural Design 12, Vol. XXXV, December 1965
London The Standard Catalogue Co. Ltd. 1965 First Edition. Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Softcover. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers and light sunning to edges of covers. Binding sound. 63pp. plus many period trade advertisements. Many b/w photographic illustrations. Short introduction by Alison and Peter Smithson, laying out their intentions in the issue, i.e. to create a "work-document" chronologically encapsulating the period of modern architecture from 1917-1937, attempting to recapture the excitement and confidence felt by architects at that time. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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55 Plantier, Louis Fontanes De Haute Provence
Aix en Provence Edisud 1989 0948021616 / 9780948021619 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
NB: Text is in French throughout. Blue hardcover with title in white on spine and in blue outlined in white on front cover. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 157pp. Pfosuely illustrated in b/w and colour. This book illustrates and describes many of the old fountains of Haute-Provence, from the rustic to the grand, often to be found at the heart of the village. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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56 Pommer, Richard and Otto, Christian F. Weissenhof 1927 and the Modern Movement in Architecture
Chicago and London The University of Chicago Press 1991 0226675157 / 9780226675152 Cloth Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Maroon cloth with title in silver on spine. Condition: Fine, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 304pp. 273 b/w illustrations. In their comprehensive account of the Weissenhof project, the authors examine how this exhibition of modern architecture took shape in the conditions of Weimar Germany and how it became a crucial event in the emergence and reception of architecture of the time. The exhibition included designs by Le Corbusier, Walter Gropius and J.J.P.Oud as well as Mies van der Rohe. 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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Quinlan Terry: Selected Works (Architectural Monographs No.27), Powell, Ken (intro.)
57 Powell, Ken (intro.) Quinlan Terry: Selected Works (Architectural Monographs No.27)
London Academy Editions 1993 1854901478 / 9781854901477 Soft cover Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Softcover. Condition: Fine, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. 143pp. Many colour illustrations. Among many of the classical architect Quinlan Terry's buildings featured in this book are the Regents Park Villas, Richmond House, Cambridge and Paternoster Square. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 17.00 GBP
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Underpinning: Its Practice and Applications, Prentis, Edmund Astley and White, Lazarus
58 Prentis, Edmund Astley and White, Lazarus Underpinning: Its Practice and Applications
New York Columbia University Press 1931 Cloth Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Maroon buckram with title in gilt on spine. Top edge gilt. Condition: Good, with light sunning to cover edges and spine. Previous owners name on blank front endpaper. Binding sound. 318pp. 150 b/w illustrations. This book was written by two members of the firm of Spencer, White and Prentis in New York, and includes general considerations regarding underpinning, methods of underpinning, and examples of underppinning, such as open caisson underpinning, needle and pile underpinning and underpinning elevated railroad columns. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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59 Punter, John and Carmona, Matthew The Design Dimension of Planning
London E & F N Spon 1997 0419224106 / 9780419224105 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardcover. Condition: Very good, light shelfwear to covers, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 399pp. Illustrated with 42 diagrams, 55 plan extracts and 34 tables on plan content. This book examines the design policies in current (as at 1997) English development plans. Based on detailed analysis of nearly a quarter of the new English plans, and detailed case studies of the 25 "best" plans, the book provides guidance on all aspects of urban design, architecture, landscape, conservation and design process policies. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Kent Houses (English Domestic Architecture), Quiney, Anthony
60 Quiney, Anthony Kent Houses (English Domestic Architecture)
Woodbridge, Suffolk The Antique Collectors Club 1993 1851491538 / 9781851491537 Cloth Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Olive green cloth with title in gilt on front cover and spine. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Previous owners name nealty written at top of front endpaper.Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear.288pp. 112 colour and 180 b/w illustrations together with 126 detailed line drawings. This book explains how Kent came to be the best endowed county in England for its houses which range from the lowliest of smallholder's cottages to the grandest of magnate's palaces. It includes chapters on the builders, the materials they used and the historical development of their houses up to the present day. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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