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A Pocket guide to Modern Buildings in London

By: McCallum, Ian

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, The Architectural Press: 1951

Seller ID: 005990

Condition: Good


Softcover. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. The top 1 cm. of paper covering spine is not present. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 128pp.Several b/w illustrations. View more info

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William Burges and the High Victorian Dream

By: Mordaunt Crook, J.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1981

Seller ID: 005729

ISBN: 071953822x

Condition: Fine


Purple cloth with title in gilt within white label on spine. Condition: Fine, previous owners name (an architect) neatly written at top of front endpaper. Dustjacket condition: Fine, with a hint of sunning to inner flaps of dustjacket, and very light shelfwear to base of spine of jacket. 454pp. 260 b/w plates. Whe he died in 1881 William Burges was widely regarded as the most brilliant architect-designer of his generation. He was a Pre-Raphaelite architect, and like his ... View more info

The Modern House Revisited (The Journal of the Twentieth Century Society Number Two, 1996)

By: Moro, Peter et al.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, The Twentieth Century Society: 1996

Seller ID: 005665

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with a fain smudge to the front endpaper. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 128pp. Many b/w illustrations. This journal contains a collection of essays on the theme of the twentieth century "modern" house. Themes include patrons, textiles, Harbour Meadow in Birdham Sussex, interpreting the modern house and an interview with Elisabeth Benjamin by authors such as Alan Power, Peter Moro and Christine Boydell. View more info

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New Glass Architecture

By: Richards, Brent

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Laurence King Publishing Ltd.: 2006

Seller ID: 005846

ISBN: 1856693767

Condition: Fine


Pale blue hardcover with title in black on spine. Condition: Fine, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 240pp. Many colour illustrations. This book begins with an introduction that traces the history the key moments of glass in architecture, explains the importance of glass artists in the second half of the 20th century and describes developments in glass technology in architecture in the last 20 years. The book feat... View more info

Modern Office Buildings

By: Rosenauer, Michael

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, B T Batsford: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005374

Condition: Good


Blue hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers and light foxing to endpapers. Previous owners name on front pastedown. Binding sound. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general shelfwear. light sunning and a couple of small tears. Not price-clipped. 163pp. Over 100 b/w illustrations. This book, written by the architect of the Time and Life Building in London, deals with every practical aspect of office building. Clearly written ... View more info

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Josef Hoffmann - The Architectural Work

By: Sekler, Eduard F.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005474

ISBN: 0691065721

Condition: Good


Black cloth with title in white on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscripitons. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. 543pp. Many b/w and some colour illustrations. This book was the first comprehensive monograph on the Viennese architect and designer Josef Hoffmann (1870-1956), a founder of the Secession Movement and the Wiener Werkstatte, and one of the foremost architects of the twentieth century. A very heavy boo... View more info

A King's Architecture: Christian IV and His Buildings

By: Skovgaard, Joakim

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Hugh Evelyn: 1973

Seller ID: 003237

ISBN: 0238789799

Condition: Very Good


Text is in English. Pale blue cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Light sunning to very edges of text throughout. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear and light sunning to spine. 143pp. Many b/w illustrations. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Formwork for Modern Structures

By: Snow, Sir Frederick

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003307

Condition: Very Good


Blue hardcover with titles in silver on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Fep has a small (approx 1 in. diam.) area of browning where an address label has been removed. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear, although spine and surrounding area of jacket are quite sunned. Many b/w illustrations. Includes chapters on formwork below ground level, formwork for shell structures, moulds for precast units and the economic uses o... View more info

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J.J.P.Oud - Poetic Functionalist 1890-1963 - The Complete Works

By: Taverne, Ed (et al.)

Price: £105.00

Publisher: Rotterdam, NAi Publishers: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005501

ISBN: 9056621998

Condition: Fine


Lavender blue hardcover with title in white on spine. Condition: Fine, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear. 573pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. This book was published to accompany the exhibition held at the Netherlands Architecture Institute, Rotterdam, from 18 May to 9 September 2001. The monograph covers the entire work of this pioneer of Dutch architecture,from his first steps in architecture to his role as one of the... View more info

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An Account of a memorial to the Late Rev.Thomas Bowdler, M.A., Erected in the Church of St.Bartholomew, at Sydenham

By: Unknown

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Rivingtons: 1858

Seller ID: 004686

Condition: Good


Blue cloth with blindstamped decoration and title in gilt on front cover. Pale yellow endpapers. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and soiling to covers. Both inner joints are cracked but holding firmly. Previous owners name on front endpaper. 28pp. plus 2pp. addendum. 4 b/w illustrations including an external view of St.Bartholomews church depicting the new chancel and proposed porch designed by Edwin Nash, as well as an image of the sacrarium. St.Bartholome... View more info

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I.M.Pei: A Profile in American Architecture

By: Wiseman, Carter

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N Abrams Inc.: 1990

Seller ID: 006294

ISBN: 0810937093

Condition: Very Good


black cloth with title in silver on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 320pp. 335 illustrations, including 60 in colour. This book was the first full-length study of the life and work of the Chinese-born architect I.M.Pei (b.1917). The author focuses the text on twelve buildings of special relevance to Pei's career, including the Kennedy Library, th... View more info