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A Guide to Finnish Architecture

By: Richards, J.M.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hugh Evelyn Ltd., 1966


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An Appreciation of Abbotsbury

By: Fell, Peter

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Weymouth, Dorset, The Trustees of the Strangways Estate, 1973

Edition: First Edition


Oblong octavo. Softcover. Dark orange photographic covers. Condition: Very good, with very light soiling and shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 170pp. plus 10pp. of plans. Profusely illustrated in b/w. This book lists, with photographs, the majority of the houses in Abbotsbury, and is a companion document to "The Abbotsbury Village Plan" prepared by the West Dorset District Council. Sections include the origins of the village, the vi... View more info

An Autobiography

By: Lloyd-Wright, Frank

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber, 1946


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

An English Arcadia 1600-1990

By: Jackson-Stops, Gervase

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, The National Trust, 1992


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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Architecture: Action and Plan

By: Cook, Peter

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London/New York, Studio Vista/Reinhold, 1967


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers and a small vertical tear (approx one inch) to the top of the rear cover. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 96pp. Many b/w illustrations. Architecture is seen in this book as a series of ideas based on fundamental human motives and aspirations, the three-dimensional extension of our personalities. The buildings and experimental projects illustrated are largely taken from the 20th century and the author atte... View more info

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Arup Associates: The biography of an architectural practice

By: Brawne, Michael

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Lund Humphries, 1983

Edition: 1st Edition


Black hardcover with title i silver on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Hint of sunning to very edges of pages. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. 200pp. Many b/w and a few colour illustrations. This book deals with the work of the teams of architects, engineers and quantity surveyors who make up the integrated design practice of Arup Associates from its inception in 1963 to the date of publication of the book, 1983. The pr... View more info

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Atlanta

By: Bernardo, Jordi and Prat, Ramon

Price: £39.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Actar, 1995


Text is in English, Spanish (Catala and Castellano) and French. Paper covered boards with title in cream on maroon cloth spine. Condition: Very good, with light rubbing to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Includes essays by Rem Koolhaas, Enric Miralles and Randal Roark View more info

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Bartlett Book of Ideas

By: Cook, Peter (ed.)

Price: £26.00

Publisher: London, The Bartlett School of Architecture, 2000


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. 144pp. 215 illustrations, mostly in colour. London's Bartlett School of architecture was rocked in the 1990s' by a storm of design experimentation, shattering the conventional boundaries of architecture. The student projects illustrated in this book accompanied by extracts from student texts and conversations between Bartlett teachers show the range of approaches displayed by Bartlett students over that dec... View more info

Constructed Wetlands for Water Quality Improvement

By: Moshiri, Gerald A. (ed.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Boca Raton, Florida, Lewis Publishers (CRC Press), 1993

Edition: First Edition


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 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Constructing the Town Upon the Town - Transformation of Contemporary Urban Site - Europan 4, European Results

By: Chirat, Sylvie (ed.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Paris, Europan, 1997

Edition: First Edition


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers and light sunning to spine. 337pp. Profusely illustrated in colour. A handbook illustrating the results of Europan 4, the fourth session of the European Competitions for new architecture. 65 sites are selected for display from the 18 countries taking part, including Birmingham and Manchester in England, Caragena in Spain and Amsterdam in the Netherlands. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Conurbation: A Planning Survey of Birmingham and the Black Country by the West Midland Group

By: Mumford, Lewis (foreword)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, The Architectural Press, 1948


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 ... View more info

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Eero Saarinen - Shaping the Future

By: Pelkonen, Eeva-Liisa and Albrecht, Donald (eds.)

Price: £60.00

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 2006


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, Washing... View more info

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Eliot Noyes

By: Bruce, Gordon

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon Press, 2006


Brown hardcover with title black on spine and front cover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 240pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. This book was the first monograph to trace the life of Eliot Noyes (1910-1977), an architect and industrial designer who began his career working in the office of Walter Gropius. A catalyst figure, he brought together some of the most significant talents from all f... View more info

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English Collegiate Churches of the Middle Ages

By: Cook, G.H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix House Ltd., 1959


Red buckram with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with light browning and light foxing to endpapers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair, gneerally shelfworn and lighly browned and soiled with a watersplash mark to base of jacket around the spine, not affecting the bopok in any way. Not price-clipped. 228pp. 55 b/w plates and 33 b/w plans. The author writes about the formation of collegiate churches in England, their constitution, way of li... 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


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