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  Objekt International No. 38 Jubilee Edition
Hans Fonk Publications Vol 17, no. 2 Summer 2007
large 4to pb magazine VG++ 830 gms
(Order reference 12484).
  The Guild 7 - the architect's source of artists and artisans
Kraus Sikes 1992
4to F/VG++ 1395 gms
(Order reference 12950).

The Town Hall Liverpool
City of Liverpool Public Relations Office no date
4to stapled booklet 12pp plus covers, in blue transparent acetate wrappers VG++ 85 gms
(Order reference 6493).

  Site Work - architecture in photography since early modernism
The Photographers' Gallery 1991
4to pb 92pp VG++. Published to coincide with exhibition. 440 gms
(Order reference 14119).
  Preston Mandir Guide Book
Flame Tree Publications no date
square format 4to pb 84pp F 260 gms
(Order reference 11073).
  Illustrated Catalogue of Macfarlane's Castings Volume 1
Walter Macfarlane & Co. 6th edn no date c 1895
8vo, green cloth cvred bds, bds worn at edges + cnrs o/w VG+ 465 gms
(Order reference 7555).
  Dictionary of Architecture
Brockhampton 1995
16mo, glazed pict bds in similar d/w F/F 215 gms
(Order reference 5043).
  Framing - floors, walls, ceilings - the best of Fine Homebuilding
Taunton Press 1996
4to pb 144pp, v v min wr to edges of cvrs o/w F 555 gms
(Order reference 11611).
  Speke Hall
National Trust 1st 1994
8vo stapled sftback 48pp VG++ 180 gms
(Order reference 11113).
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  Abbott, Gail & Bolsover, Jane: Rowan Living - Book 1
Rowan Yarns 1st 2002
4to pb 80pp F+ 375 gms
(Order reference 14461).


Adams, Joan & Thomas, Becky: Floating School and Frozen Inkwell - the one-room schools of British Columbia
Harbour Publishing 2nd prtg 1991
4to pb 152pp VG++ 475 gms
(Order reference 13185).


Anderson, William: Castles of Europe
Elek 1970
F/VG 2kgs+
(Order reference 562).


Anderson, William: Castles of Europe
Omega Books 1st thus 1984
edges rbbd o/w VG/VG- 1855 gms
(Order reference 50).


Ashley, Laura: Decorating with Textiles and Trimmings
BCA 1995
large 4to, glazed pictorial boards in a similar d/w F/F 845 gms
(Order reference 8856). £5.00

Avison, Jo: Short cuts to designer style - Soft Furnishings
Ward Lock rep 1998
4to pb 128pp VG++ 435 gms
(Order reference 6656).
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  Beard, Geoffrey: The Work of John Vanburgh
B T Batsford 1st 1986
4to pb 176pp VG++ 475 gms
(Order reference 8823).
Framework Houses of the Siegen Industrial Region

Becher, Bernd & Hilla: Framework Houses of the Siegen Industrial Region
Schirmer/Mosel 1st 1977
square format 4to, v v min bmps to bds, v v sl dulling to bd edges, rems of a self adh plate to fr pd, yellowing + sl wr to d/w o/w VG++/VG++ 1500 gms
(Order reference 5784).


  Beedell, Suzanne F'word by Henry Longhurst: Windmills
Bracken Books 1975?
square format 4to, black bds with gold titling to spine VG++/VG++ 850 gms
(Order reference 14711).
  Bowyer, Jack: The Evolution of Church Buildings
Granada Publishing 1st 1977
square format 4to, v min indents to fr of d/w, min sunning to d/w spine o/w F/VG++ 705 gms
(Order reference 10504).
  Burke, John: The English Inn
B T Batsford 1st 1981
4to, v min crsing to d/w edges + v sl discolouration o/w VG++/VG+ 715 gms
(Order reference 10435).
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  Cacult, Len: The Old Sessions House - A History of the London Masonic Centre
Central London Masonic Centre 1999
8vo, glazed pictorial boards VG++. Signed by author on title page. Prev owner's name (John Baillie) to fr pastedown. Folded A4 leaflet 'The Old Sessions House - a short history' laid in. 500 gms
(Order reference 14228).

  Champness, John: Lancashire's Architectural Heritage - an anthology of fine buildings
Lancashire County Council 1st 1989
large 4to pb 168pp, v min wr to edges of cvrs, gift inscr to inside of fr cvr o/w VG++ 685 gms
(Order reference 8579).
  Clifford, Jane (text and research): Laura Ashley Decorates a London House
Laura Ashley 1st 1985
4to, prev owner's bookplate to fep o/w F/F 500 gms
(Order reference 6624).
  Cole, Michael (series editor): Annual Register of Book Values 1997 - the Arts & Architecture
The Clique, 1997.
4to glazed pictorial boards, bmps + sl wr to bd edges o/w VG++ 440 gms.
(Order Reference 13792)
  Conran, Terence: The Essential House Book
Conran Octopus 1st 1994
large 4to, v min wr to d/w edges, small gift inscr to fep o/w F/VG++ 2kgs+
(Order reference 11098).
  Cooper, Kathy & Hersey, Jan: The Complete Book Floorcloths - designs & techniques for painting great looking canvas rugs
Lark Books 1997
4to F/F 720 gms
(Order reference 12736).
  Copestick, Joanna: Laura Ashley - Decorating Children's Rooms - creating fun, practical and safe surroundings for your child
Ebury Press 1st 1996
4to, glazed pictorial boards in a similar d/w, short tr + v min crsing to d/w o/w F+/VG++ 835 gms
(Order reference 11312).
  Cotton, Vere E: Liverpool Cathedral Official handbook
Liverpool Cathedral Committee/Littlebury Bros 4th edn 1924
8vo softback 121pp + 25 b/w plates (1 folding) + foldout floorplan. Min splitting to hd + tail of sp, min browning to floorplan o/w VG+ 265 gms
(Order reference 7435).
  Cunnington, Pamela: Change of Use - the conversion of old buildings
Alphabooks (A & C Black) 1st 1988
4to, ex library, v min wr to d/w o/w VG+/VG+ 925 gms
(Order reference 9895).
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  Delderfield, Eric: Stories of Inns and their Signs
David & Charles 1st 1974
4to, v v sl crsing to fep, v sl dulling to inside of d/w, small date to fep o/w VG++/VG++ 555 gms
(Order reference 14322).
  Ditchfield, P H: The Village Church
E P Publishing republished (1st thus) 1975
8vo, sm inscr to frontis verso o/w F/VG++ Republication of 1914 edition 560 gms
(Order reference 3018).
  Duckett, Dagny: Designs on Your Home
Diamond Books 1994
4to, v v min crsing + wr to d/w edges o/w VG++/VG+ 640 gms
(Order reference 9867).
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  Edwards, I E S: The Pyramids of Egypt
Ebury Press/Michael Joseph 1st thus 1972
8vo, v v min bmps to bds, v min wr to d/w o/w VG++/VG+ 785 gms
(Order reference 7848).
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  Fletcher, Ronald: In A Country Churchyard
B T Batsford 1st 1978
4to, v v min bmps + v sl dulling to bds, sl dulling to d/w, prev owner's name to title page o/w VG++/VG++ 660 gms
(Order reference 13772).
The Old Houses of Stratford-upon-Avon

Forrest, H E: The Old Houses of Stratford-upon-Avon
Methuen 1st 1925
This is no. 231 of 250 numbered copies and is signed by H E Forrest.
8 tipped in coloured plates + 37 other illustrations.

This is a limited numbered edition and SIGNED by the author. 4to, quarter-bound in reddish brown buckram and brown paper-covered boards. Black-printed cream title labels are laid on the spine and front board.

It has 180 pages, a colour frontispiece tipped in (with tissue guard) and 7 further tipped-in plates by W.W. Quatremain, 23 black and white plates and 10 text illustrations.

Lovely crisp clean colour illustrations. Numbered 231/250, signed by the author on the title page verso. Contains lists of bailiffs, mayors, etc. of Stratford.

There is slight wear to the bottom front corner of the boards plus slight dulling and spotting to the prelims, slight marking and browning to title labels, otherwise the book is in VG++ condition.870 gms
(Order reference 5647).

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  Guild, Tricia: White Hot - cool colours for modern living
Quadrille 1st 1999
large 4to, blind-stamped title to fr bd, sl cockling to pages, white titling to spine, two trs to d/w + min cockling o/w VG++/VG++ 1435 gms
(Order reference 11569).
  Guild, Tricia: In Town - contemporary design for urban living
Quadrille 1st 1996
large 4to F/VG++ 1535 gms
(Order reference 10943).
  Guild, Tricia: In Town - contemporary design for urban living
Quadrille 1st 1996
large 4to F/VG++ 1535 gms
(Order reference 10943).
  Grundy, J T: Construction Technology Volume 1
Edward Arnold rep 1991
8vo pb 200pp VG++ 290 gms
(Order reference 11502).
  Grundy, J T: Construction Technology Volume 2
Edward Arnold rep 1986
8vo pb 200pp VG++ 265 gms
(Order reference 11503).
  Grundy, J T: Construction Technology Volume 3
Edward Arnold rep 1989
8vo pb 202pp VG++ 300 gms
(Order reference 11504).
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  Halliday, Stephen: Making the Metropolis - creators of Victoria's London
Breedon Books 1st 2003
4to pb 199pp, v v min bmps to cvrs o/w near F 515 gms
(Order reference 13697).
  Hellman, Louis: Archi-tetes - the id of the grid
Wiley-Academy 1st 2000
4to pb 126pp VG++ 485 gms
(Order reference 11093).
  Hennessy, R A S: Factories
B T Batsford 1st 1969
4to, ex school lib, min crsing + wr to d/w o/w VG++/VG+ 500 gms
(Order reference 7906).
  Hill, Adrian: Drawing and Painting Architecture in Landscape
Blandford Press 1st, 1966.
8vo, delamination to d/w, small name to fep o/w VG++/VG++ 295 gms.
(Order Reference 11377)
  Hoag, John D: Western Islamic Architecture - Over 100 illustrations including photographs, plans and drawings
Readers Union 1964
d/w price-clipped, sm name to fep, wear to d/w edges o/w VG++/VG++ 535 gms
(Order reference 6077).
European Architecture Hoar, Frank: European Architecture - from earliest times to the present day
Evans Bros 1st 1967
4to, cloth cvred bds with silver titling to spine, min crsing + v slight wr to d/w o/w F/VG++ 1080 gms
(Order reference 9165).

The author, who lectures at London University, traces the development of architecture in Europe from the beginning of Greek civilisation to the present day.
This is a highly comprehensive work which includes detailed sections on Byzantine, Roman and Gothic architecture. The effect of the Renaissance on Italian architecture and building in the rest of Europe is carefully examined and finally the author explains the latest architectural trends and suggests possible styles that may be used in the future.

Of Dr. Hoar's earlier book, An Introduction to English Architecture, 'The Times' said, 'Dr. Hoar writes as effortlessly as he draws'.

  Home, Beatrice: Chester, Manchester & Liverpool Cathedrals, Abbeys and Famous Churches
J M Dent 1925
small 8vo pb 192pp, sl bmps + wr to slightly grubby cvrs o/w VG+ 190 gms
(Order reference 8626).
  Hood, Frederick: The Chapel of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
OUP 1st 1967 4to, clth cvred bds, no d/w VG++ 530 gms
(Order reference 853).
The Porcelain God - a social history of the toilet Horan, Julie L: The Porcelain God - a social history of the toilet
Robson Books 1st 1996
8vo F+/VG++ 595 gms
(Order reference 10255).
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  Innes, Miranda: Decorating with Traditional Fabrics
BCA 1994
large 4to, glazed pictorial boards in similar d/w, v v min crsing to top edge of d/w o/w VG++/VG++ 880 gms
(Order reference 6013).

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  Jackson, Lesley: 20th Century Pattern Design - Textile & Wallpaper Pioneers
Mitchell Beazley rep 2004
large 4to, crse to front d/w foldover o/w F/VG++ 1430 gms
(Order reference 14616).
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  Kahane, Jeff: Local materials - A Self-builder's Manual
Kahane 1st 1978
landscape format 4to pb 200pp, minor wr + sl sunning to cvrs o/w VG+ - scarce 465 gms
(Order reference 6094).
St. George's Hall, Liverpool

Knowles, Loraine: St. George's Hall, Liverpool
National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside 2nd edn 1995
4to stapled sftbk 33pp VG++ 155 gms
(Order reference 13754).

St. George's Hall, Liverpool is one of the finest neo¬classical civic buildings in Europe: a symbol of 19th century Liverpool's success and prosperity. It was built between 1841 and 1854 to the design of a young architect, Harvey Lonsdale Elmes, who had to combine concert hall and law court facilities in one building. This booklet outlines the building's fascinating history and construction, which includes the first attempt at air~conditioning a public building in the country, and describes the main features of its superb architecture and decoration. It is illustrated by 29 colour and 12 black and white plates.
Cover: John Goodchild's Fantasy of St. George's Hall under construc¬tion, 1854. Watercolour.

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  Lamborn, E A Greening: The English Parish Church - its architecture and antiquities
Oxford 1929
16mo, no d/w, clth cvred bds with v v min wr. Bookplate of Sir George Whitehead, baronet to fr pastedown, typed index of plates attached to fly leaf o/w VG+ 300 gms
(Order reference 9590).
Times Square Style Levi, Vicky Gold & Heller, Steven: Times Square Style
Princeton Architecture Press 1st 2004
square fmt 4to pb 144pp F+ 500 gms
(Order reference 14422).

From the blurb:

‘Before there was a Vegas and long before there was “reality television” there was Times Square. For a century it has been the blazing crossroads of the world; the sometimes magical, sometimes tawdry but always spectacular epicentre of American commercial culture.

Times Square Style is a visual compendium of the energy and dazzle and glamour that made the Great White Way the most famous (and most notorious) place in America’s most famous (and notorious) city. From Ziegfeld’s Follies and George White’s Scandals to titanic signs with screaming type – Drink Pepsi! Smoke Camels! Good to the Last Drop! – to burlesques with dancing girls in short, short skirts, this book brings to colourful life a trove of arcane, lost and otherwise forgotten promotions, signs, flyers, programmes, posters, records, napkins, advertisements, billboards and other works of ephemera large and small.

Times Square Style was published on the centennial anniversary of this defining American place and allows us to look back with nostalgic fondness on all of its irrational exhuberance.’

That says it all, really. The book is packed with images illustrating the history, life and vibrancy of New York’s Times Square – a place with a style of its own.

  Luxton, Charlie & Bevan, Sally: Restored to Glory - a guide to renovating your priod home
BBC 1st 2005
4to, glazed pictorial boards, v v min bmps to base of bds, sl crsing to edges of d/w o/w VG++/VG++ 1065 gms
(Order reference 14155).
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  Martin, Herve: Guide de L'Architecture Moderne a Paris 1900 - 1990
Syros Alternatives 1987
large 8vo pb 286pp VG++. In French throughout 460 gms
(Order reference 6927).
Grand Designs McCloud, Kevin: Grand Designs - building your dream house
Channel 4 1st 1999
4to, bmps to btm corners of bds, small tr to btm front corner of d/w + v v min wrinkling to edges o/w VG++/VG++ 1020 gms
(Order reference 12876).

During the 1990s, architects and designers have increasingly encouraged us to change our houses to reflect the way we live and what better way to accommodate your demands than by designing and building your own home. Kevin McCloud's Grand Designs shows you how to transform these architectural fantasies into solid reality.
Once you have made the decision to go ahead, how do you find a site and then choose the sort of house you want to build? To do this you should decide on a style of building that is suitable to the site and evaluate the different materials available. Can you buy an off-the-shelf home or will you need an architect? How can you design the house so it is eco-friendly?
With these decisions made you are ready to start putting your plan into action. Are there any tasks you can undertake yourself or will you require professional help? Grand Designs guides you through the management of your project to the finished building. Finally, Kevin McCloud looks at the finishing touches to the interior and exterior that make the building into your dream home.
First-hand accounts from the eight teams of people featured in the television series illustrate the benefits — and problems — of building your home. Varying in price, style and complexity, each of these new homes is built to complement the lifestyles of its inhabitants as well as the surrounding environment. They include an oak-framed barn in Oxfordshire, a kit house on the south coast, a converted chapel in Cornwall, a co-operative self-build project in Brighton and a house built partially of straw bales in Islington, London.
Illustrated throughout with photographs and drawings, Grand Designs is an inspiration for anyone considering building their own home.

The Book of Home Restoration McGowan, John & DuBern, Roger (consultant eds): The Book of Home Restoration - traditional skills and techniques to restore and improve your home
Ebury Press 1st 1985
4to, min indents to bds + d/w o/w VG++/VG++ 1030 gms
(Order reference 5515).

The Book of Home Restoration is a practical DIY book - but with an important difference. Instead of describing yet more short cuts, more time-saving gadgets and more short-term solutions to problems, this book shows you step-by-step how to do jobs around the house and garden properly, as they used to be done - in time-honoured fashion and with materials that will ensure high quality, long-lasting results.
All the techniques described are those needed to maintain older houses, gardens and possessions. Mending leaded-light, stained-glass windows; veneering; re-upholstery; marbling and rag-rolling; repairing wooden furniture; hanging satin wallpapers; repairing thatched roofs; making tromps I'oeiI panels; dry stone walling; hedging; topiary; all this and much more is described and explained, using the methods and skills of our grandparents, passed down through the centuries and now known to fewer and fewer tradesmen. Specialist tools are carefully illustrated and described, and original recipes are provided so that you can make your own polishes, stains, glues, putties and plaster.
The Book of Home Restoration is not just for those who hanker after the higher standard of workmanship in the past - its practical, down-to-earth approach provides all the knowledge and expertise you need to achieve those standards yourself. Concentrating on tasks and jobs around the home and garden that remain relevant to the modern householder. The Book of Home Restoration will enable you to use the old skills before they are forgotten, and to enjoy a genuine sense of pride and craftsmanship in your work.

  McIntyre, Anthony: The Shell Book of British Buildings
David & Charles 1st 1984
v min bmp to fr bd o/w VG++/VG+ 828 gms
(Order reference 1594).
  Miles, Malcolm: The Uses of Decoration - essays in the architectural everyday
John Wiley & Sons 2000
4to pb 256pp, short crease to fr cvr o/w F 575 gms
(Order reference 13655).
  Miles, Malcolm: The Uses of Decoration - essays in the architectural everyday
John Wiley 1st 2000
4to pb 256pp, v v min wr to edges of cvrs o/w F 580 gms
(Order reference 10804).
  Morgan, William: The A-Z of Charles II's London 1682 - London etc. Actually Survey'd
London Topographical Society Publication No. 174 1st 2013
4to, tan bds with gold titling to spine, v min creasing to top front edge of d/w o/w F/VG++ 1090 gms (Order reference 14888).
The English Terraced House Muthesius, Stefan: The English Terraced House
BCA 1983
4to, min bmps to bds o/w VG++/VG++ 1075 gms
(Order reference 10350).

The most common type of house in Britain—the terraced house—has in recent years risen greatly in the estimation of the public and of experts all over the world. Stefan Muthesius has written the first book to chart the development of the terraced house from the later Georgian period through Regency splendour to Victorian and Edwardian times, when a kind of medium-sized house was developed which in many ways remains the most popular suburban house type today.
The ordinary house, built rapidly, economically and to standardized designs, is the focus of this book. The method, management and control of English speculative building are first discussed, followed by the planning, servicing, structure, facade and detailed decoration of the house. Muthesius deals with some of the more complex issues in the history of housing and building: the variety of working-class housing in the north; the way that changes in domestic life brought changes of plan: the influence of new styles and technological developments on the use of common building materials; distinctions between sizes and types of house in the context of the social stratification of Victorian society: and the eventual demise of the terrace as the most fashionable place to live by the end of the nineteenth century.
Cities and towns all over England and Wales are discussed and illustrated in order to cover the rich regional varieties of the terrace. This is a book that will interest not only historians, architects, and planners, but anyone who lives in or admires a terraced house.

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  Nicholls, John Richard Lee: Kendal Parish Church
British Publishing Co. 6th edn no date (1960?)
8vo stapled sftbk 32pp, v v sl crsing + v v sl wr to cvrs o/w VG++ 40 gms
(Order reference 12237).
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  O'Shaughnessy, Frances: The Story of Burton Dassett Church
no publisher given no date
8vo stapled softcvrs 16pp VG++ 40 gms
(Order reference 10314).
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  Page-Phillips, John: Macklin's Monumental Brasses
George Allen & Unwin 1st 1969
square format 4to pb 188pp, v slight wr to edges of cvrs, small area of abrasion to inside fr cvr o/w VG+ Including a bibliography and a list of figure brasses remaining in churches in the United Kingdom. 545 gms
(Order reference 7569).
  Parish, Alec & Goddard, Ivor: London's Pride - some buildings of special interest
Ward, Lock & Co. 1st 1951
8vo, glazed pictorial boards in a similar wrapper, wear + bmps to edges of bds, wr, chps, crsing + small areas mssg from price-clipped d/w, gift inscr to fep o/w VG/VG 270 gms
(Order reference 13732).
  Platt, Colin: The Parish Churches of Medieval England
Chancellor Press 1995
4to, glazed pictorial boards F/VG++ 695 gms
(Order reference 14147).
An Illustrated History of Interior Decoration Praz, Mario: An Illustrated History of Interior Decoration - from Pompeii to Art Nouveau
Thames & Hudson 1st 1964
v min wr to bds, v min wr to d/w o/w VG+/VG+ over 2kgs
(Order reference 2255).

With a masterly blend of erudition, insight and wit Mario Praz, noted scholar, art critic and author, has written a lively and informative history of interior decoration from Roman times onwards. Not only is this a book of reference and up-to-date knowledge on the styles of furnishing and decorating, it is also a sophisticated work about the oddities and domestic environment of the human race, an historical-sociological study of man in relation to his furnishings. The author believes that a man's home is a physical extension of himself, a retreat and an indication of his personality and life.
Unlike other publications on furniture and decoration this scholarly work allows us to penetrate intimately the homes of the past. Its authority is based not only on the vast knowledge of the author, but also upon the particular kind of material chosen for illustration. Praz has not used period rooms photographed as they exist today, altered and emptied of the life which once filled them, but he has illustrated his book with 401 paintings, drawings and prints, by artists from Pompeii to Art Nouveau who have faithfully recorded the studies and salons, boudoirs and banqueting halls, kitchens and baths of their contemporaries.
Some of these illustrations of interiors are famous works of art, such as the paintings of Vermeer and Hogarth, or the engravings of Durer. Many, however, are lesser known, charming and precise watercolours or oil paintings of interiors, which families commissioned from artists in order to record: their homes and the life within these homes. No other book has ever recreated so clearly and warmly the homes of earlier epochs with such a wealth of authentic material, and no other book will prove such a valuable reference work for all who are interested in period styles of furnishing and the art of decoration generally.

  Pringle, Marian J: The Theatres of Stratford-upon-Avon 1875 - 1992 - an architectural history
Stratford-upon-Avon Society 1994
8vo pb 107pp F 275 gms
(Order reference 9803).
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  Reid, Richard: The Shell Book of Cottages
Michael Joseph 1st 1977
8vo, pictorial bds in a similar d/w, d/w price-clipped F/VG++ 595 gms
(Order reference 9480).
  Reynolds, John: Windmills & Watermills
Hugh Evelyn rep 1974
square format 4to, blue bds with gold titling to sp, small cancelled bookplate to fep, slight crsing + trs to d/w o/w VG++/G++ 950 gms
(Order reference 14512).
  Roberts, Eileen: The Hill of the Martyr - an architectural history of St Albans Abbey
The Book Castle 1st in pb 1994
sm 4to 293pp, v v min wr o/w VG++ 730 gms
(Order reference 5868).
  Roche, Tony & Monahan, Patricia: Decorating with Stencils - innovative designs step-by-step instructions & templates
Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1st 1995
large 4to VG++/VG++ 1035 gms
(Order reference 13363).
Rose, Martial & Hedgecoe, Julia: Stories in Stone - the medieval roof carvings of Norwich Cathedral
Herbert Press 1st 1997
square format 4to paperback 144pp VG++ 490 mgms
(Order reference 14859).

The magnificent roof bosses of Norwich Cathedral are one of the great hidden glories of medieval art. There are more than one thousand of these delightfully carved and painted keystones in the high stone vaulting, dating from 1300 to 1515 and measuring between eight and twenty-four inches wide. The vast majority are figure carvings uniquely linked together in storytelling patterns, reflecting a variety of pagan, Christian, and folk subjects. In quantity and quality, Norwich's bosses are among the most impressive in Europe, while their narrative arrangement makes them unparalleled in the medieval world.

Situated some eighty feet up from the floor of the cathedral, these ornaments are too distant to have been fully appreciated by worshippers over the centuries; by the same token, their inaccessibility has protected them from vandalism. Until recently their character and detail have been discernible to only a dedicated few through telescopes and binoculars, but modern technology has now made it possible to photograph the images and make them visible to the general public.

This book reproduces the most striking and interesting examples, selected from the hundreds of exquisite colour photographs taken by the distinguished photographer Julia Hedgecoe, under the auspices of the cathedral. They are introduced and fully described in a lively text by one of Norwich's foremost medieval historians, Martial Rose.

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Arena 1st 1996
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Balfour 1st 1973
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Moorland Publishing 1st 1982
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  Smith, Edwin; Cook, Olive & Hutton, Graham: English Parish Churches
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R J L Smith 1st 1988
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360 pages with glossary, facilities and charts and the book is illustrated throughout with black and white drawings. Described are 55 churches, minsters, abbeys and cathedrals, each illustrated by a full-page line drawing. Each building has background historical information, a brief description of the exterior and interior, along with a list of services for weekdays & Sundays with times. There is a location map at the front of the book, other illustrations include the dioceses of England, a plan of a cathedral, & period styles in English architecture. Also included is a list of important dates in the development of the church in Britain from 29 AD to the mid-twentieth century.
  Sommer, Robin Langley: American Architecture - colonial styles to the present day
Saraband 2nd edn 1998
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  Vale, Brenda & Robert: The Autonomous House - designing and planning for self-sufficiency
Thames & Hudson rep 1977
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  Ward, Rev A John: Chapel into Church - how Denton Chapel became St. Lawrence's Church
no publisher stated 1973
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George Newnes 1902
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Shire 2nd edn 1979
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