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Villas and Palaces of Europe

By: Dal Lago, Adalbert

Price: £2.50

Publisher: London, HAMLYN: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 47178

ISBN: 0600012352

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Grey boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket. (ex-libris usual stamps marks etc) Overall a V Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Cameo Series; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Pigeons and Rabbits - A Volume in the Routledge Railway Library Series - Containing 'Pigeon-Keeping' & 'Rabbit-Keeping'.

By: Delamer, E. Sebastian .

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons: 1885

Edition: Unknown but possibly a Third Issue in this combined form?

Seller ID: 112907

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


In Red cloth covered boards with good black titling to the spine and black titling with black decoration on the front cover ( A Fan-Tail Pigeon and a 'Lop-Eared' Rabbit). The covers are sound but have some 'rubbing' and a lot of light (brownish) spotting/patching from old poor storage, but all hinges tight and the covers are a good colour - considering... The page fore-edges are 'dusty', slightly browning and have a few marks. Internally - Advert endpapers, a little edge... View more info

ENGLISH GARDEN ORNAMENT

By: EDWARDS PAUL

Price: £7.65

Publisher: LONDON, G. Bell & Sons Ltd: 1965

Seller ID: 60190

ISBN: 071350417X

Condition: Good+


Hardback. First Edition. Ex-Lib Usual Stamps and Marks. Nice clean tight copy internally. Gazebos, furniture, sculpture, topiary, mazes, labyrinths, gates, gatehouses, etc. 8vo, 168pp incl index, 40 plates & 73 drawings. Ex lib with usual stamps & attractive school bookplate. Contents v. Good. ; 60190 View more info

New Ways of Working Metals

By: Fishlock D. & Hards K. W.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, George Newnes Ltd: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7606

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Maroon boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket.. The front flap of the dustjacket has been cut off but has been retained and stuck in the back! Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. (ix) + 136pp. Illustrated in b/w. Overall despite its status as an Ex-Lib copy a Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Pembrokeshire Churches. With Signed Card from the Illustrator

By: Fitzgerald Michael (Paintings by John Knapp-Fisher)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Newport, Pembrokeshire, S. Wales, Rosedale Publications: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 114658

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. Near Fine covers. Some creasing to the very tips of 2 of the corners, and a little Very Light discolouration to the edges - all negligible. This copy came from the Library of the late Arthur Giardelli, the well-known Artist, and his name is written onto the reverse of the front cover. Also enclosed is a loose posted envelope containing a SIGNED printed card depicting 'Porthleven with Fishing Boat' sent to Arthur a... View more info

Cathedrals, Abbeys and Famous Churches. Hereford and Tintern Including Newport Cathedral and Llanthony Priory

By: FOORD, EDWARD. (edited By Gordon Home)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, J M Dent and Sons Ltd:

Seller ID: 107967

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


No date but previous owners name and date is written to half title - 1954. NOT PRICE CLIPPED, torn and chipped illustrated dustwrap, spine a little sunned. Clean bright blue illustrated cloth covered boards, clear titling and decs to front board and to spine. Illustrated endpapers. 192pp. Index. Numerous black and white illustrations. Internally EXCELLENT, CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. Contents include; HEREFORD CATHEDRAL - history, the bishops, building, destruction and rest... View more info

Hereford Then and Now (Volume One) . SIGNED Copy.

By: Foxton, Derek

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Hereford, The Author (Derek Foxton): 1993

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 111338

ISBN: 0951408100

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


SIGNED by the Author on the Title page. Green boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is price-clipped. There is a sticker to the front cover stating that 'This Book Is Signed By The Author'. There is some very slight edgewear/ chipping to the dustjacket corners otherwise there are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. 96 pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs and maps. List of Places and Events. Overall, apart from th... View more info

Glorious Britain . A Photographic Journey through Britain's History and Heritage. with Quotations from Writers and Travellers from the Past

By: Frith, Francis; Terence Sackett

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Readers Digest: 2006

Edition: 1st Readers Digest Edition

Seller ID: 111444

ISBN: 0276441907

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Laminated pictorial boards. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are some smudge/scratch marks to the rear covers, otherwise there are No Inscriptions or other Marks. 229 pp. Illustrated throughout with b/w, colour and sepia photographs. Index; Free Mounted Print Voucher (probably out of date now) . Overall, apart from the minor 'faults', as detailed above, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'Very Good Plus' copy. "An illustrated book featuring fu... View more info

New British Architecture

By: Glancey, Jonathan

Price: £6.65

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 48265

ISBN: 0500341079

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


First edition Large book with numerous illustrations. Ex libris usual stamps marks labels etc. Overall despite its status as an Ex-Lib copy this is a Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Ex-Library View more info

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Architectural Conservation and Enhancement of Historic Towns in America. Restauracion Monumental Y <> De Las Ciudades Americanas)

By: Gonzalez De Valcarcel, J. M.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Spain, Editorial Blume: 1977

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 105665

ISBN: 8470310445

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


Dual language edition - in SPANISH and ENGLISH. Good Plus to Very Good overall. NOT Ex Library. Clean green boards with bright cream titling to front cover and to spine. In the original dust jacket. Dust jacket has some closed tears with some small loss/chips to the top and bottom and inner edges of the spine mainly. The d/j is NOT price clipped. The base colour to the spine of the d/j is faded but all lettering/titling is still very clear and bright. Some matching colou... View more info

Victorian Somerset Cottages. Part One How They were Built

By: Green, C W

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Published in Association with the Friends of the Abbey Barn, Glastonbury Rural Life Museum: 1979

Seller ID: 107990

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Excellent reference material. Dusty/spotted card covers. Cup ring to front cover. Staple bound. 30pp, black and white illustrations. Internally clean and bright. "This is the first of several booklets about country life in Victorian Somerset, which the Glastonbury Rural Life Museum hopes to publish. They have been written for children, and published as cheaply as possible, so that children and schools can buy them. Though designed for children's use we hope that oth... View more info

The English Home

By: Harrison, Molly

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Routledge and Kegan Paul: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47420

ISBN: 0710066066

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


Beige buckram? /? Hessian cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. 64 pp large octavo. Many half tone illustrations. Library cancel else Ex Reference library usual MINIMAL stamps, marks, etc, protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. Overall a Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Local Search Series; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Georgina . A Type Study of Early Settlement and Church Building in Upper Canada

By: Hett, Francis Pagett

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Sutton West, Ontario, The Paget Press: 1978

Edition: (New Edition) Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 111182

ISBN: 0920348181

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Brown boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and front cover on brown blocking. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are NO Inscriptions or Marks. (xvi) + 128 pp. Illustrated with b/w line drawings. Five Appendices; Index. Facismile limited edition (500 copies only apparently) . Published originally in 1939 by Macmillan & Co. Includes details of : - Georgina (Ontario) ; Jacksons Point (Georgina, Ont. ) ; St. George's Anglican Church (Georgina, Ont. ) York (Ont.... View more info

London The Biography of a City

By: Hibbert, Christopher

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110056

ISBN: 0582107962

Condition: Fair in Fair dust jacket


SOLD AS A WORKING COPY ONLY. Dustwrap torn and chipped at edges, loss to head of spine/repaired. NOT PRICE CLIPPED. Blue boards, corners and head/tail of spine bumped. First page torn at edge. Pencil underlining and annotations etc. 290pp. Numerous colour and black and white illustrations. Tight. SOLD AS A WORKING COPY ONLY. Heavy. ; Ex-Library Usual stamps/marks; 4to View more info

Cities and Civilisations. FOLIO SOCIETY Edition in Slipcase.

By: Hibbert, Christopher

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2004

Edition: 2nd Printing Folio Society Edition

Seller ID: 113447

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


As New. No dustjacket as issued. Second Folio Society Printing. Brown boards with bright gilt titling to the spine on a green blocking. With gilt decorations to the front cover. Housed in the Original slipcase with a pictorial paper side which has very slight small 'wrinkle/bubbling' marks to the paper surface- but no damage and hardly noticable. There are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. Illustrated with b/w and colour plates. 279 pp. List of Illustrations; Sources; Inde... View more info

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A Llanelli Chronicle

By: Hughes, Gareth ( Compiled by )

Price: £14.00

Publisher: South Wales, Llanelli Borough Council: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113625

ISBN: 0906821029

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Clean red cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titling to spine. Head and tail of spine bumped/turned-in but No damage. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The d/j is NOT clipped, but there is come crumpling/creasing to the top edges of the d/j and the spine of the d/j has some slight fading to the base colour of the spine (quite usual as the colour was a cherry-red which fades easily to 'pink') but all lettering, etc, is very clear. Top of d/j a little cr... View more info

Rural Britain. Then & Now . A Celebration of the British Countryside Featuring Photographs from the Francis Frith Collection

By: Hunt, Roger; Jenkins, Simon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Cassell Illustrated: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111443

ISBN: 1844030431

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Dark green boards with bright silver gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There is some Very minor bumping/creasing to the dustjacket and cloth corners. There are No Inscriptions or Other Marks. With a Foreword by Sir Simon Jenkins. 208pp Illustrated throughout with b/w and colour photographs. Bibliography; Index. Overall, apart from the minor 'faults', as detailed above, this is an Excellent, Very Clean... View more info

Pageant of Japanese Art . Architecture & Gardens

By: Ishizawa, Masao

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Toto Shuppan Company, Ltd.: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition Thus (Popular Edition)

Seller ID: 111260

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Decorated metallic siver and blue covers with black titling to the spine and front cover. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are smudges to the covers, the page fore-edges are tanned and there is a printing error (guillotine missed? ) on page 49 where the page edges are oversized. There is also some browning to the endpapers, otherwise there are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. (xii) + 184 pp. Illustrated with b/w plates and diagrams. Glossary; Appendices; Index. Ov... View more info

John Piper. The Forties . Published on the Occasion of the Exhibition 'John Piper: The Forties', 19 October 2000- 28 January 2001

By: Jenkins, David Fraser

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Philip Wilson Publishers. Imperial War Museum.: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113517

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Pictorial card covers. Tiny corner creases/rubs - Negligible. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are NO Inscriptions or Marks. 144 pp. Illustrated throughout with colour plates and a few b/w plates by John Piper, also some black and white illustrations. List of Works; List of Lenders; Select Bibliography; Credits. Overall, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'As New' copy of the FIRST EDITION. "This book re-examines the work of John Piper who, as... View more info

Young Architects 3, City Limits

By: Kempf, Petra & Co

Price: £7.50

Publisher: New York, Princeton Architectural Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112025

ISBN: 156898328X

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Black decorated card covers. No dustjacket, as issued. There is slight rubbing/ surface loss to the edges of the card covers. There are NO inscriptions or other marks. (xv) + 161 pp. Illustrated with colour plates and diagrams. Overall, apart from the 'faults', as detailed above, this is a Very Clean, Tight and Bright,' Very Good Plus' copy. "City Limits, explores possibilities for urban development in clever texts and dazzling graphics." ; Young Architects; 8vo ... View more info