Architecture


ANDREWS, WAYNE: Architecture in Chicago & Mid-America. A Photographic History.

New York: Icon Editions, Harper & Row, 1973. 179-pages of photographic plates with captions. 4to, pp.xviii:188, softcover; top corner of front cover slightly "thumbed", some slight shelf-wear; internally, slight crack to joint at inside front cover, else very good.

£10.00

Enquire Item No. 4671


BEATTIE, WILLIAM: The Castles and Abbeys of England.

London: J. Mortimer, 1843. Volume the First (and added in MS. "and last, being discontinued"). 9 engraved views with tissue guards, several engraved portraits, and numerous engravings in the text. The original wrappers of the original parts 1 & 9 bound-in at front. Large 8vo (11 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches), 352-pages. Nicely bound contemporary half crimson morocco, marbled boards, spine gilt on wide raised bands; some rubbing to boards. Endpapers oxidised. Attractive armorial bookplate of Robert Balmanno F.S.A. [1780-1863; print collector].

£45.00

Enquire Item No. 16569


CHITHAM, ROBERT: Measured Drawing for Architects.

London: The Architectural Press, 1980. First edition. Black & white drawings and diagrams. Folio, pp.viii:119, softcover; two small chips to the spine, one at each end; else an excellent copy.

£18.00

Enquire Item No. 10005


CONDIT, CARL W: American Building Art. The Nineteenth Century, and The Twentieth Century. Two Volumes.

New York: Oxford University Press, 1960 and 1961. First editions. Two volumes. Black & white illustrations. 4to, pp.369 and pp.427, original blue cloth blocked in black and silver, no dustwrappers, contained in the original slip-case; both volumes very slightly rubbed along lower edge of binding, headbands bumped, else good; internally, very good. The slip-case unevenly faded, with one corner with a bumped dent, and slight edge-rubbing.

£28.00

Enquire Item No. 4760


CRESPI, GABRIELE: L'Europe Musulmane.

Item No. 5005

Zodiaque, 1982. French text. Profusely illustrated in colour and black & white. Large 4to, pp.331, original black cloth in dustwrapper contained within original black cloth-covered slipcase; binding excellent; two short chipped tears to upper spine of dustwrapper, very minor edge-rubbing and shelf-wear to dustwrapper; internally, excellent. A blank white sticker adhered to side of slip-case, some slight shelf-wear, else good.

£45.00

Enquire Item No. 5005


DE STEFANO L. & VERGANO L: Chiese Romaniche nella Provincia di Asti.

Asti: Scuola Tipograifca San Giuseppe, 1960. Limited edition, number 275 of 1500, signed by the authors. Map, plates and illustrations. Folio, pp.75, original printed wrappers. Binding a little edge browned. Inscription on endpaper.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 10041


GUILD OF ARCHITECTURAL IRONMONGERS: Timber, Joinery and Applied Ironmongery.

Item No. 9997

Oxford University Press, 1969. First edition. Black & white illustrations and diagrams. Folio, pp.viii:106, original cloth in dustwrapper; generally, a very good copy

£14.00

Enquire Item No. 9997


HARE, RICHARD - ARCHITECT: Bucklers Hard Conservation Study.

Item No. 7072

Salisbury: The Brandt Potter Hare Partnership, 1972. A comprehensive report the terms of reference for which were: "To prepare for Lord Montagu proposals for the conservation of Bucklers Hard in perpetuity ... and provide a basis for the formation of the Bucklers Hard Village Heritage Trust".

49 carbon copy leaves of text. Illustrated with numerous original photographs, architectural elevations of all the properties and ground plans, maps, etc. A most comprehensive and detailed survey. Oblong folio, spiral bound, original wrappers. The author's own copy. Very few copies would have been produced; perhaps less than 10.

£50.00

Enquire Item No. 7072


HAVELL, E.B: Indian architecture : its psychology, structure, and history from the first Muhammadan invasion to the present day.

Item No. 16697

London: John Murray, 1927. Second edition. Plates & illustrations throughout. 4to (10 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches), 282-pages, original decorated blue cloth. Foxing to endpapers and occasionally lightly elsewhere. Frontispiece partly detached. The binding gilt bright, overall very good.

£30.00

Enquire Item No. 16697


HARVEY, ALFRED: The Castles and Walled Towns of England.

London: Methuen, 1911. First edition. In "The Antiquary's Books" series. Black & white plates. Large 8vo, pp.xix:276, original red cloth gilt, no dustwrapper; binding spine faded, headbands and corners bumped and rubbed, some spots of bubbling to the cloth on both covers; internally, page edges foxed, endpapers browned, some foxing throughout but especially towards the front, stitching strained with cracks to some joints.

£12.00

Enquire Item No. 7204


HARVEY, JOHN: English Cathedrals. A Reader's Guide.

Published for the National Book League by the Cambridge University Press, 1951. 8vo, pp. 28, original illustrated wrappers; very good.

£12.00

Enquire Item No. 3607


HOLME, CHARLES [Editor]: Old English Country Cottages.

Item No. 11335

London, Paris, New York: The Studio, 1906. Colour plates, numerous black & white illustrations. 11 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches wide, pp.163, bound in green three-quarter calf, green cloth, spine with raised bands, gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g.; binding spine faded and browned, with some small areas of discolouration to the back cover; internally, page edges browned, foxing throughout, very firm and still handsome binding. Bookplate to front pastedown.

£48.00

Enquire Item No. 11335


JENKINS, DAVID [Editor]: Architectural Brickwork. With 108 colour plates.

London: Studio Editions, 1992. Full-page colour plates. Folio, pp.224, softcover; an excellent copy. A facsimile reprint of the edition of 1878 by Lacroux, "La Brique Ordinaire".

£12.00

Enquire Item No. 8107


MELVILLE, IAN A. and GORDON, IAN A.: Professional Practice for Building Works.

London: The Estates Gazette, 1983. First edition. Tall 8vo, pp.xiv:682, original vinyl in dustwrapper; binding excellent; dustwrapper spine slightly faded, else good; internally excellent.

£12.00

Enquire Item No. 9841


NORTH-WESTERN PROPERTIES LTD. [Publishers]: Country Houses & Bungalows.

Item No. 12787

London: Lund Humphries for North-Western Properties Ltd. n.d. circa 1920. Second edition. An illustrated "trade-catalogue" of ground plans and illustrations of houses, from line drawings & photographs, giving examples of properties available for construction at prices ranging from a few hundred to about fifteen hundred pounds. Mounted coloured frontispiece. 8vo (9 3/4 x 6 inches), 64-pages, contemporary brown binder's cloth. Half of page 17/18 cut out and now lost but very rare. Examples include a 5 bedroom country house for £1,075.00 !

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 12787


PACKER, A.D: Building Measurement.

Harlow: Pearson Longman, 1996. First edition. 4to, pp.viii:182, softcover; an excellent copy.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 9350


PAYNE, A.H. & HAGGER, J. (Publishers): The Builder's Practical Director or Buildings for All Classes. Containing Plans, Sections, and Elevations for the Erection of Cottages, Villas, Farm Buildings, Dispensaries, Public Schools, etc .....

Item No. 13435

Leipzig and Dresden: A.H. Payne. London: J. Hagger, n.d. circa 1860. Tinted architectural title & 192 plates, some hand-coloured as issued. 4to (11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches), pages: 264:126(The supplement Metropolitan Buildin Act, 1855 including 60 of the plates):(2), contemporary half tan calf, grained green cloth sides, spine ornamentally gilt on wide raised bands with crimson gilt lettering piece. Two plates browned, scattered foxing. A particularaly nice copy, pleasingly and well bound and in very good condition, of a book often found in an untidy state.

£200.00

Enquire Item No. 13435


PERESSUT, LUCA BASSO; DORIGATI, REMO; and GINELLI, ELISABETTA: L'Architettura del Caffe. Tradizione e progetto in Europa. Abitare Segesta Cataloghi.

Item No. 10142

Italy: Lavazza, 1994. Italian text. Illustrated in colour and black & white. Folio, pp.287, original cloth in clipped dustwrapper; some slight shelf-wear to dustwrapper and short tear to bottom edge of front dustwrapper, else an excellent copy.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 10142


[PEVESNER] CHERRY, BRIDGET & PEVSNER, NIKOLAUS: The Building of England: Devon. Reprinted with corrections.

Item No. 16181

London: Penquin Books, 1991. Plates & plans. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 inches), 974-pages. Original simulated black leather; very good in like dust jacket.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 16181


PORTOGHESI, PAOLO: Architettura Del Rinascimento a Roma.

Item No. 5641

Milano: Electra Editrice, 1979. Second edition. Italian text. Profusely illustrated in black & white. Small 4to, pp.453:[6], original cloth in dustwrapper contained in a paper-covered slip-case, an excellent copy.

£35.00

Enquire Item No. 5641


ROAF, SUSAN and HANCOCK, MARY [Editors]: Energy Efficient Building. A Design Guide.

Item No. 9976

Oxford: Balckwell Scientific Publications, 1992. First edition. Large 8vo, pp.xx:299, original cloth in dustwrapper; an excellent copy.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 9976


ROYAL COMMISSION ON HISTORICAL MONUMENTS ENGLAND: A Survey and Inventory by the Royal Commission on Historical Monuments England - Dorset. Complete in 8 volumes.

London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1970 - 1975. Volume 1, second impression. Five volumes bound in eight, i.e. Volume 1 West Dorset; Volume 2 South-East Dorset in three parts; Volume 3 Central Dorset in two parts; Volume 4, North Dorset; and Volume 5 East Dorset. Eight volumes, 4to. Profusely illustrated, maps and plans in endpockets. Volumes 1 & 4 bound in the original grey cloth gilt, remaining volumes in the original red cloth gilt, all in dustwrappers. Two corners bumped, the dustwrapper to Volume 1 reinforced with tape to the reverse and a little cockled. Generally a very good and attractive set.

£150.00

Enquire Item No. 6689


ROYAL COMMISSION ON HISTORICAL MONUMENTS ENGLAND: A Survey and Inventory by the Royal Commission on Historical Monuments England - Dorset. Complete in 8 volumes.

London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1952. Published 1952-1975. First editions. Five volumes bound in eight as issued, i.e. Volume1 West Dorset; Volume 2 South-East Dorset in three parts; Volume 3 Central Dorset in two parts; Volume 4, North Dorset; and Volume 5 East Dorset. Eight volumes, 4to (11 x 8 1/2 inches). Profusely illustrated, maps and plans in endpockets. Volumes 1 -4 bound in the original red cloth gilt, volume 5 in the original grey cloth gilt, all in dustwrappers. The dustwrapper to Volume 1 worn and very chipped, the other dustwrapprs with some chipping and wear. Inner joints of volume 1 pulled. The bindings very good. Generally a very good set.

£150.00

Enquire Item No. 13010


SEALEY, ANTONY: Introduction to Building Climatology.

London: Commonwealth Association of Architects, 1979. Folio, pp.44, softcover; a very good copy.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 9352


WITTKOWER, RUDOLF: Gothic vs. Classic. Architectural Projects in Seventeenth Century Italy.

New York: George Braziller, 1974. Illustrated in black & white. Large 8vo, pp.191, softcover; slight edge-rubbing to binding, very minor shelf-wear; internally very good.

£10.00

Enquire Item No. 5625


WOODWARD, GEO. E: Woodward's Country Homes.

Item No. 10433

New York: Geo. E. Woodward, 1868. First edition. Illustrations, some full-page, plans. 8vo, pp. vi:188:(4, Woodward' s list), original green fine pebblegrain cloth, spine lettered and blocked in gilt; a very good copy indeed. American domestic architecture.

£45.00

Enquire Item No. 10433


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