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English Homes Period IV (Vol.1) Late Stuart, 1649-1714

By: Tipping, H.Avray

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Library: 1929

Seller ID: 003402

Condition: Good


Second impression. Blue cloth with titles in gilt on front cover and spine. Condition: Good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally shelfworn and sunned with small chips missing to head and tail of spine, and a few small tears to top and base of jacket. Now protected by clear removable cellophane. 430pp. Many b/w plates. Heavy book, will require additional shipping charges. A lovely reference work, including sections on many Eng... View more info

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Plans for an Arts Centre

By: Unknown

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Lund Humphries (for the Arts Council of Great Britain): 1945

Seller ID: 005762

Condition: Good


Card covers with clear plastic "comb" binding. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and light soiling to covers. Binding sound. Previous owners name neatly written at top of title page. 40pp. Several b/w illustrations. This book contains suggestions for possible designs for an arts centre in Britain, immediately post-war, together with hints on planning and management. It includes two b/w illustrations of plans by Alvar Aalto for a Civic centre in Avesta... View more info

J.N.L. Durand (1760-1834): Art and Science of Architecture

By: Villari, Sergio

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1990

Seller ID: 005709

ISBN: 0847811840

Condition: Very Good


Softcover with dustjacket. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 103pp. plus 102 b/w plates.J.N.L.Durand is widely considered to be the most important architectural theorist of late 18th century France. His highly popular lectures, delivered at the new Ecole Polytechnique stablished by Napoleon in Paris in 1794, were published between 1802 and 1805 and were to have great influence not on... View more info

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David Chipperfield: Architectural Works 1990-2002

By: Weaver, Thomas (ed.)

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Ediciones Poligrafa: 2003

Seller ID: 005878

ISBN: 8434309459

Condition: Good


Black hardcover with title in white on black cloth spine. NB: Paper title wrap-around band is not present. Condition: Good, although there is some scuffing to covers. Internally, the book is in very good condition. No inscriptions.343pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. This book containss an essay by Kenneth Frampton and the text of an interview between David Chipperfield and Rik Nys, as well as details of Chipperfields architectural projects between 1990-2002, includ... View more info

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A descriptive list of the Mediaeval dovecotes in Nottinghamshire

By: Whitaker F.Z.S., J.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, The "Mansfield Reporter" Company: 1927

Seller ID: 005937

Condition: Good


Dark green cloth with title in gilt on spine. Possibly a private binding. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound. General light browning to endpapers. Previous owners bookplate on front pastedown. Occasional light foxing to text. 112pp.28 b/w plates. This is a book about the mediaeval pigeon-cotes of Nottinghamshire and its borders. It includes only the dovecotes standing by themselves rather than those at the end of barns or over stables.... View more info

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Tony Garnier: The Cite Industrielle

By: Wiebenson, Dora

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Studio Vista: 1969

Seller ID: 005579

ISBN: 0289797454

Condition: Good


Greay paper covered boards with title in gilt on black cloth spine.Condition: Good, with light browning to endpapers and splashmark to fore-edge of textblock, not affecting text internally in any way. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally shelfworn with a couple of small chips and tears. Price-clipped. 127pp. 81 b/w illustrations. Tony Garnier's Cite Industrielle is one of the most comprehensive ideal plans of all time. Hailed by Le Corbusier after ist publication in 191... View more info

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Classical Architecture in Britain: The Heroic Age

By: Worsley, Giles

Price: £55.00

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press: 1995

Seller ID: 006022

ISBN: 0300058969

Condition: Fine


Blue hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Fine, with previous owners name written neatly in pencil at top of front endpaper. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 349pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. This book contains a comprehensive survey of British architecture in the 17th and 18th centuries and offers a radical reassessment of the styles, of the major designers from Inigo Jones to Sir John Soane, and of the influence of Britis... View more info