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Regency Furniture

By: Collard, Frances

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, Antique Collectors' Club: 1987

Seller ID: 005559

ISBN: 0907462510

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth with title in gilt on front cover and spine. Reprint of the 1985 first edition. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear. 346pp. 304 b/w illustrations, 40 colour plates. The author carefully explains Regency furniture, popularly defined as the furniture produced in the period 1790-1840, and the influences on its design, for example, Sheraton's neoclassicism, Henry Holland's Anglo-French tase, the Greek revival of Thomas Hope, the Chinoiserie favoured by the Prince Regent, to an interest in the Gothic, Old English... View more info

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A History of the Gothic revival (The Victorian Library)

By: Eastlake, Charles L. (edited with an introduction by J.Mordaunt Crook)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Leicester, Leicester University Press: 1970

Seller ID: 005730

ISBN: 0718550056

Condition: Very Good


New edition. (originally published in 1872). Bright blue hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with previous owners name neatly written at top of front endpaper. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear, light sunning to spine. Not price-clipped. 209pp. 48 b/w woodcuts, 26 further b/w illustrations. In this book Eastlake set out to provide a detailed record of "one of the most remarkable revolutions in national art that his country has seen". He was determined "to chronicle facts rather than offer criticisms". In the appendix he supplied deta... View more info

Recollections of Pugin

By: Ferrey, Benjamin

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Scolar Press: 1978

Seller ID: 002535

ISBN: 0859673588

Condition: Good


Introduction by Clive Wainwright, and full index by Jane Wainright. Blue hardcover with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, binding sound, text clean no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair, covers are quite sunned, and generally shelfworn. Not price-clipped. 473pp. Pugin is universally known as the key figure in the creation of the Victorian phase of the Gothic revival. He was simultaneously author, decorative designer, antiquary, ecclesiologist and architect. This is one of the principal accounts of Pugin, containing a wealth of detail and personal recollections not recorded elsewh... View more info

The English Tradition in Design

By: Gloag, John

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1959

Seller ID: 001088

Condition: Very Good


Pale blue hardcover with titles in silver on spine. Condition: Very good, text clean, no marks or inscriptions. Binding sound apart from one loose photographic plate. D/j condition: Fair, spine sunned, with general shelfwear, no price-clipped. 89pp. First published as a King Penguin book in 1947, this is the revised and enlarged edition. Contains chapters on Mediaeval roots, Victorian industrial design and the handicraft revival. 40 b/w plates and 74 illustrations within text. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Origins of the Gothic Revival

By: McCarthy, Michael

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press (for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art): 1987

Seller ID: 006405

ISBN: 0300037236

Condition: Very Good


Dark green hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 224pp. 12 colour plates plus 224 b/w illustrations. This book was the first to examine closely the origins of gothic revival architecture in England. It focuses on the architectural works of Horace Walpole and his contemporaries. These include not only outstanding houses of the period but also garden buildings and churches built between 1740 and 1770. View more info

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William Burges and the High Victorian Dream

By: Mordaunt Crook, J.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006453

ISBN: 071953822x

Condition: Very Good


Purple cloth with title in gilt within white label on spine. Condition: Very good, previous owners name written at top of front endpaper. Very faint hint of sunning to textblock edges. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear and light sunning to inner flaps of dustjacket.454pp. 260 b/w plates. When 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 Pre-Raphaelite friends he sought an artistic Holy Grail in a Victorian vision of the Middle Ages. In architecture he rivals But... View more info

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Garden-craft Old and New

By: Sedding (the late), John D.

Price: £39.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul Trench & Trubner: 1892

Seller ID: 003759

Condition: Fair


With a memorial notice by the Rev.E.F.Russell. Second edition. Pale green cloth with titles in gilt on front cover and spine and image in gilt of a sundial on the front cover. Condition: Fair to good, govers are generally lightly shelfworn and sunned, with heavier sunning to spine. Head and tail of spine also guite shelfworn and bumped. Browning and foxing to endpapers. Text bright and clean. Inner rear joint beginning to wear a little, otherwise binding sound, no inscriptions. 215pp. Sixteen illustrations. Chapters include sections on The Theory of the Garden, Art in a Garden and the "Lan... View more info