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Alvaro Siza: Modern Redux

By: Figueira, Jorge (ed.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Ostfildern-Ruit, Germany, Hatje Cantz: 2008

Seller ID: 006011

ISBN: 3775722769

Condition: Very Good


NB: Dual text throughout in English and Portuguese. Hardcover. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers and a hint of sunning to very edges of text. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 208pp., 109 illustrations, 104 in colour, with 177 plans and sketches. This book was published to accompany the exhibition of work by the Portuguese architect Alvaro Siza (b.1933) held at the Instituto Tomie Ohtake, Sao Paulo, Brazil from October 17 to November 23, 2008. T... View more info

Landscape Construction - Volume I: Walls, Fences and Railings

By: Fortlage, C.A And Phillips, E.T.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Aldershot, Gower Publishing Company: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003559

ISBN: 0566090414

Condition: Very Good


NB: Volume I only. Dark blue hardcover with titles in silver on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Very light soiling to front endpaper. 206pp. 29 b/w plates and many figures and tables. The list of plates has a light smudge to the base of the page. This is Volume I of a three volume set which covers all aspects of hard landscape building and construction work. This volume deals with elements of landscape construction which are requi... View more info

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Autobiographical Sketches

By: Fry, Maxwell

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Elek: 1975

Seller ID: 005860

ISBN: 023640010X

Condition: Very Good


Maroon hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 167pp. Illustrated with 26 drawings by the author. This book presents a series of autobiographical sketches written by the British modernist architect Maxwell Fry (1899-1987) covering the period from childhood to young adulthood. View more info

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Livet mellem husene

By: Gehl, Jan

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, Arkitektens Forlag: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006047

ISBN: 8774070193

Condition: Very Good


Softcover.NB: Text is in Danish throughout. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 213pp. Many b/w illustrations. View more info

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Many Masks: a life of Frank Lloyd Wright

By: Gill, Brendan

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1988

Seller ID: 004604

ISBN: 0434292737

Condition: Very Good


Black hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. Light voxing to textblock edges. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 544pp. Many b/w illustrations. This book is an account of the life of Frank Lloyd Wright, often called Americas' greatest 20th century architect. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Follies and Fantasies: Germany and Austria

By: Harris, Dale (intro.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N Abrams Inc.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004024

ISBN: 0810933233

Condition: Fine


Dark lavender grey cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Fine, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fine, with a hint of shelfwear. 128pp. 178 illustrations, including 150 plates in full colour. Some of the most beautiful and elaborate follies and pavilions in Germany and Austria are included in this book, such as the Swiss House at Anholt castle, the Hercules monument at Wilhelmshohe, and the green pavilion at Laxenburg, Austria are ... View more info

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Park I Stad

By: Henriksson, Sven Erik, et al.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Statens rad for byggnadsforskning: 1976

Seller ID: 006070

ISBN: 9154025621

Condition: Very Good


NB: Text is in Swedish throughout. Softcover. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 102pp. Several b/w illustrations. View more info

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Moderne Bauformen Jahrgang XXXI Heft 12 Dezember 1932

By: Hoffmann, Herbert (ed.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Julius Hoffmann: 1932

Seller ID: 004055

Condition: Fair


NB: Text is in German throughout. Softcover. Condition: Fair, covers are lightly browned with shelfwear to edges. Top layer of paper to spine is missing to lower four inches and an inch at the top of the spine. The first page of this issue (often a colour plate) appears to be missing. Light foxing to edge of first page present. Pages are number 591-638 plus index, adverts and technical designs for funiture. Many b/w photographic illustrations. This issue includes article... View more info

Old English Country Cottages

By: Holme, Charles (ed.)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, The Studio: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003411

Condition: Good


Olive green cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Covers have bevelled edges. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear and faint watermarks to cover edges, not affecting text or endpapers in any way. Occasional light foxing within text. Binding sound, previous owners name on fep. 168pp. 15 tissue-guarded colour plates (inc.frontispiece) by artists including Helen Allingham, Walter Tyndale and Wilfrid Ball. Many other b/w drawings within ... View more info

House of Lords - Restoration of the Chamber Ceiling: a Survey and Report to the Secretary of State for the Environment

By: Insall, Donald W. Et al.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Donald W Insall and Associates: 1981

Seller ID: 003993

Condition: Very Good


Card covers with white comb binding and orange translucent plastic front cover. Condition: Covers are in good condition with light shelfwear and light soilng to rear cover. Internally in very good condition, no inscriptions. 102pp. plus 22pp. appendix. After a carved timber pendant boss fell from the celing of the Chamber of the House of Lords on 21st July, 1980, this report was carried out to assess the condition of the ceiling and make recommendations as to its restora... View more info

An English Arcadia 1600-1990

By: Jackson-Stops, Gervase

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, The National Trust: 1992

Seller ID: 000746

ISBN: 0707801273

Condition: As New


Softcover. Condition: As new, appears unread. 160pp. This illustrated catalogue puts the designs for gardens and garden buildings in the care of the National Trust in their historical context. It accompanied an exhibition in England and the USA in aid of the Stowe Gardens Landscape Appeal. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Japan's Folk Architecture: Traditional Thatched Farmhouses

By: Kawashima, Chuji

Price: £135.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Kodansha International Ltd.: 1986

Seller ID: 005823

ISBN: 4770025068

Condition: Good


Olive green hardcover with title in white on spine and front cover. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear and light bumping to lower corners of covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 260pp. 426 b/w photographic illustrations. This book describes "minka", Japan's traditional farmhouses. It describes the basic external and internal features, the structure from foundation to roof truss, and the variety of... View more info

The Dessau Building 1926-1999

By: Kentgens-Craig, Marget and Bauhaus Dessau Foundation (eds.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Basel, Switzerland, Birkhauser: 1998

Seller ID: 005624

ISBN: 3764352906

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Condition: Very good, with just a hintof shelfwear to covers. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 207pp.Many b/w and some colour illustrations. Walter Gropius's Bauhaus, designed and built 1925/6 is one of the world's most influential 20th century buildings. The Dessau Bauhaus remains a symbol of the worldwide importance of the Bauhaus idea and of the revolutionary innovations it introduced in architecture, fine art, art education and i... View more info

Hints for Dwellings

By: Laing, D

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Farnborough, Hants, Gregg International Publishers Ltd.: 1972

Seller ID: 002525

ISBN: 0576151688

Condition: Good


Republished version of the original 1800 edition. Navy-blue hardcover with titles in gilt on front cover. Condition: Good, although previous owner has stuck down clear plastic over the covers for protection. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Very light browning to text edges. Good reference copy. 34 b/w plates of designs for cottages, farmhouses and villas, plain and ornamental, with plans and descriptions for each. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Cabanes en pierre seche de France

By: Lassure, Christian and Reperant, Dominique

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Aix-en-Provence, Edisud: 2004

Seller ID: 005873

ISBN: 274490449X

Condition: Very Good


NB: Text is in French throughout. Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Light smudge to text on reverse of half-title. 247pp. Many colour illustrations. View more info

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English Country Houses: Baroque 1685-1715

By: Lees-Milne, James

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, The Antique Collectors Club: 1986

Seller ID: 005773

ISBN: 1851490434

Condition: Very Good


Originally published by Country Life in 1970, this edition published in 1986 for the Antique Collector's Club. Olive green cloth with title in gilt on front cover and spine. Condition: Very good, with previous owners name neatly written at top of front endpaper. Binding sound. Dustjacket condition: Good, essentially very good with some sunning to spine and surrounding area. 303pp. 465 b/w illustrations. In this volume, which links English Country Houses: Caroline by Oliv... View more info

An Autobiography

By: Lloyd-Wright, Frank

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1946

Seller ID: 002200

Condition: Fair


Second impression. Pale grey cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Fair, spine and cover edges sunned, with light foxing. Binding sound. Foxing to endpapers. Previous owners name and a note in pencil on fep, and a couple of pencil notes to rear endpapers, otherwise text clean and fresh. 486pp. 76 b/w images. Good reading copy. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Inigo Jones and Wren or the Rise and Decline of Modern architecture in England

By: Loftie, W.J.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Rivington, Percival & Co.: 1893

Seller ID: 002995

Condition: Fair


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/... View more info

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Site Planning in Practice: An Investigation of the principles of Housing Estate Development

By: Longstreth Thompson, F.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Henry Frowde and Hodder & Stoughton, Oxford Technical Publications: 1923

Seller ID: 004557

Condition: Good


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 suppl... View more info

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Palais et Jardins Du Grand Siecle

By: Mauricheau-Beaupre, Ch.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Paris, Fernand Nathan: 1950

Seller ID: 004266

Condition: Good


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 Rar... View more info