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  • JEKYLL, Gertrude.
    Home and Garden Notes and thoughts, practical and critical of a worker in both

    London Longmans, Green and Co. 1900

    xv + 301pp with 53 illustrations from photographs by the author. 8vo. Decorative gilt spine and front board. Head of the spine worn, corners and edges rubbed. hinge a little flimsy else good. Pencil ownership inscription to the fep. Written after the favourable reception of Jekyll's first book, Wood and Garden. Hard to find in this edition. Ex libris Gavin Stamp with his bookplate.

    Stock ID: 20044
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  • SCOTT Sir Gilbert,
    Lectures on the rise and development of Medieval architecture delivered at the Royal Academy

    London: John Murray 1879

    2 vols. Xv+ (1) + 365pp; xvi + 347 + (1)pp and 456 text ills. Octavo. Gilt titles and rulings. Publishers cloth. A good set. Record of lectures which Scott had given in the 1860s. Useful for revealing Scott's knowledge and views on the gothic style at a moment in his career when he was actively working in church restorations. Inscription on blank half title in both volumes in neat hand. " Thomas E Lidiard James from Messrs Wilson & Wilcox, [Architects] T Wilson Bath 1879." Lidiard James also practiced as an architecture.

    Stock ID: 20321
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  • From the collection of Jean Burton
    JONES Owen
    The Grammar of Ornament

    London Quaritch 1910

    112 chromolithographic plates with explanatory text and b/w text illustrations. Illustrations on ornament of savage tribes, the Egyptians, Assyrian and Persian, Greek, Roman, Arabian, Byzantine, Turkish, Persian, Indian, Hindoo, Chinese, Celtic, Medieval, Renaissance, Elizabethan, Italian, and leaves and flowers of nature. Small folio in publisher's handsome gilt-decorated red cloth. This re-issue of the 1910 edition was created from the remainder sheets from the 1865 edition with a new title page and it was the last edition to be printed in chromolithography. Gutta percha repaired to make a very good copy

    Stock ID: 20282
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