Architecture

  • [SMITH, Edwin - Photographer] LINDSAY Ian G. & COSH Mary
    Inveraray and the Dukes of Argyll

    Edinburgh University Press, 1973

    xvii+487pp, 44 other plates from photographs, 2 pages of maps and a folding family pedigree. Text ills. 4to. Cloth, Some slight shelf wear along bottom edge else very good in sl. frayed dust wrapper. The photographs in this publication are by Edwin Smith. Detailed study of this Castle and the Dukes of Argyll associations. Bookplate of St John's College Oxford Library Extension. From the library of Howard Colvin with his signature in pencil on front end paper. Loosely iserted half page of reference on Inverary in Colvin's hand.

    Stock ID: 20361
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  • [MOZUNA]
    Kojiki of Architecture: Kiko Mozuna Folio XIV

    London Architectural Association 1991

    10 full-colour single plates, 6b double gate-folds, 20-page illustrated catalogue. Out of print. 320x320mm Overprinted black box. Chris Fawcett wrote about Kiko Mozuna's highly symbolic houses in his book, the New Japanese House. These narratives in concrete preceded, and in many cases inspired, attempts in the West to reinstate a level of profound meaning into the act of building. R Drawing inspiration partly from Shintoism and esoteric Buddhism, and partly from Western ideas and cultural concepts, he combines myth and legend with high technology in his designs. Texts by Peter Wilson, Kiko Mozuna, Feliz Ruiz, Kunihiko Yoshimeki.

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  • From the library of Eduardo Paolozzi, signed by Charles Jencks JENCKS Charles
    Le Corbusier and the Tragic View of Architecture

    London Penguin 2nd Revised edition edition, 1987

    200pp illustrated. Square 4to. Decorated wrappers. Wrappers a bit browned with some creases along length of spine else good copy. Signed dedication copy to Eduardo Paolozzi from Charles Jencks.

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  • [LEEDS CASTLE KENT -ILLUSTRATED WITH ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS By Mr J Cruttenden, Maidsone] WYKEHAM-MARTIN, G.
    Leeds Castle, Kent

    London, Nichols and Sons 1869

    210p illustrated with 9 vignettes in the text, xxxvi [Appendix in Latin] + 8 mounted sepia photographs, a map and folding pedigree together with a double page facsimile letter. Small folio. Original brown pebbled cloth, repaired at head and base of spine to make good copy. Photographs in very good condition and very bright and crisp. Some scattered foxing to preliminary pages. Dedication copy signed by the author to C L Smith 1871. The castle was repaired in 1822 and again in 1926 so the repairs of 1822 provide the basis of what it looked at in 1869 when this book was published. The photographs show exterior views, chapel and two interior views. The…

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    London, Nichols and Sons 1869

    210p illustrated with 9 vignettes in the text, xxxvi [Appendix in Latin] + 8 mounted sepia photographs, a map and folding pedigree together with a double page facsimile letter. Small folio. Original brown pebbled cloth, repaired at head and base of spine to make good copy. Photographs in very good condition and very bright and crisp. Some scattered foxing to preliminary pages. Dedication copy signed by the author to C L Smith 1871. The castle was repaired in 1822 and again in 1926 so the repairs of 1822 provide the basis of what it looked at in 1869 when this book was published. The photographs show exterior views, chapel and two interior views. The Wykeham Martin family acquired the castle in the early 19th century and were the family who repaired the castle at the time. This is a very good record of the history of the castle and its architectural features, family associations etc. Mr J Cruttenden of Maidstone is recorded as a photographic artist. He exhibited a single photograph of Leeds Castle in an exhibition of The Photographic Society of London in 1861. This was a Collodion print titled, "Entrance to Leeds Castle, Kent, the Seat of C. Wykeham Martin, Esq.". The book itself is listed in Gernsheim's Incunabula as entry number 458, this is a nice example of what is considered to be one of the most complete and important histories and architectural descriptions of Leeds Castle, Kent.

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    Stock ID: 20611
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  • COTTON, Vere E.
    Liverpool Cathedral The Official Handbook

    Liverpool Cathedral Committee 1936

    133pp 32 fullpage plates with captions, fold out floor plan + 6pp supplement to the 9th edition. 8vo decorated boards with pastedown title to the upper, quarter cloth with cloth pencil holder. Cloth and title little foxed else a good copy. Pencil annotations, possibly for the tenth edition.

    Stock ID: 20238
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  • London Churches Of The XVIIth And XVIIIth Centuries; From The Designs of Inigo Jones, Sir Christopher Wren, Nicholas Hawksmoor, and James Gibbs by BIRCH, Charles
    BIRCH, Charles
    London Churches Of The XVIIth And XVIIIth Centuries; From The Designs of Inigo Jones, Sir Christopher Wren, Nicholas Hawksmoor, and James Gibbs

    London B T Batsford 1896

    Folio 165 pages in text. Folio, 49 x 36 cm. Sixty-four photographic plates by Charles Latham plus illustrations in the text. Green quarter calf, green cloth boards. A little rubbed on edges eles good copy. Internally good. Bookplates of Robert Hayhurst on front paste down. Ecclesiastical buildings including St. Paul's Cathedral erected within and around the ancient city walls between 1630 to 1730. List of Subscribers. Alphabetical List of Churches. "Although some of these structures had disappeared, an idea can be formed of the ecclesiastical appearance of London in the reign of Charles I, when Inigo Jones was in full practice as an architect." Superb pre first world war survey.

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  • HOPKINS, Andrew and STAMP, Gavin [Edited by]
    Lutyens Abroad: The work of Sir Edwin Lutyens outside the British Isles

    London, The British School at Rome 2002

    242 +[1]pp illustrated with 100 figures and 2 diagrams. 4to. Wrappers. Very good. Scarce title which was one of the first assessments of the work of Lutyens outside of the UK excepting the books about his contributions to New Delhi and India. Contributions by the editors as well as Margaret Richardson, Louise Campbell and others. From the collection of Gavin Stamp.

    Stock ID: 20211
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  • Mansions of England and Wales: Cornwall by TWYCROSS, Edward.
    TWYCROSS, Edward.
    Mansions of England and Wales: Cornwall

    Chetwode, Buckinghamshire Fountain Lake Press 2019

    Limited to 175 copies. Folio in slipcase. 270x380mm. 96pp text, 51 reproduced lithographic plates and descriptions of over 80 houses + fold out map locating the houses described. Facsimile of the 1846 publication by Edward Twycross on Cornwall Country Houses. Each copy numbered and signed by the collaborators in this project, namely Adrian Lack of the Senecio Press, Ludlow Book Binders and Ken Cooper. With loosely inserted essay on the history of the project by Ken Cooper. The binding replicates the original bind stamped boards. Only a few copies of the original book were produced as indicated by the list of subscribers which is only 51 making this new limited edition a welcome…

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    Chetwode, Buckinghamshire Fountain Lake Press 2019

    Limited to 175 copies. Folio in slipcase. 270x380mm. 96pp text, 51 reproduced lithographic plates and descriptions of over 80 houses + fold out map locating the houses described. Facsimile of the 1846 publication by Edward Twycross on Cornwall Country Houses. Each copy numbered and signed by the collaborators in this project, namely Adrian Lack of the Senecio Press, Ludlow Book Binders and Ken Cooper. With loosely inserted essay on the history of the project by Ken Cooper. The binding replicates the original bind stamped boards. Only a few copies of the original book were produced as indicated by the list of subscribers which is only 51 making this new limited edition a welcome addition to books on Country Houses.

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    Stock ID: 20469
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  • [MARBLES] CARTER, Ian.
    Marble: A Handbook

    London Camden Town, Art Pavements & Decoration Limited, Marble & Mosaic Workers nd c1920

    63pp illustrated with black and white and colour images. Royal 8vo. Blue cloth covered spine, cream boards, these a little dusty. Loosely inserted supplement to the book. World wide examples of installations including Taj Mahal, Agra, Notre Dame, Paris, Science Museum, London and many more locations. Major part of the book is an illustration of the appearance with notes on types of marbles. Promoting this well known firm working in marbles, mosaic etc.

    Stock ID: 20479
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  • BLAGDON-GAMLEN, Peter E.
    Martin Travers 1886-1948 A Handlist of his Work

    London The Ecclesiological Society 1997

    ix,45pp, bw illustrations. In blue paper covers with pink titles and decoration. Tributes and reminiscences paid to the stained glass designer, architect and illustrator with a list of his works and where they might be found at the rear of the book.

    Stock ID: 20657
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  • [ART NOUVEAU IRON WORK] BOSSAGLIA, Rossana & HAMMACHER, Arno
    Mazzucotelli: l'Artista Italiano del Ferro Battuto Liberty. [The Italian Art Nouveau Artist of Wrought Iron. Der Meister des Italienischen Jugendstil Schmiedeeisens.]

    Milan Polifilo 1971

    124pp, profusely illustrated with black & white photographs. Text in Italian, English and German. Oblong 4to, glossy black & white decorative cloth covered boards. Black slipcase with titles overprinted. Slipcase worn at all edges and frayed at edges. Uncommon study of art nouveau iron work with outstanding photographs.

    Stock ID: 20592
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  • [FRAZER Harriet]
    Memorials by Artists

    Suffolk Carnacet Press: Memorials by Artists 1993

    40pp illustrated with b/w photographs. Blue decorated wrappers. Loosely inserted letters relating to design for a family gravestone.

    Stock ID: 20260
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  • CURTIS GREEN W
    Old Cottages and Farmhouses in Surrey

    London B T Batsford 1908

    69pp + 100 sepia plates. Small 4to. Decorated cloth. Repaired spine and gutta percha to make a good copy. End papers and prelims sl. foxed with previous owner signatures and bookplate from C Butterfiled Helmsley, Bolton Abbey, Yorkshire on end paper. Photographs by W Galsworthy Davie. Useful documentary source for vernacular traditions of Surrey.

    Stock ID: 10424
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  • Original Architectural Perspective. Unititled by ADAMS, Maurice. [1849-1930]
    ADAMS, Maurice. [1849-1930]
    Original Architectural Perspective. Unititled

    1875

    Image size 570 x 370mm landscape, frame 802x590mm. Unidentified sepia, pen and ink drawing of a large house with conservatory to one side, as seen from the road, and with characters in the foreground. Signed and dated Maurice B Adams 1875 – frame with old backing from Imperial War Museum reveals details of an old Edward Ardizzone image. Maurice Adams was editor of Building News. He played a role in the creation of Bedford Park and became the resident architect designing many house as well as the Chapel of All Souls and School of Art amongst other buildings. Adams developed a style derived from that of Norman Shaw and became a highly acclaimed architectural draughtsman. The style of…

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    1875

    Image size 570 x 370mm landscape, frame 802x590mm. Unidentified sepia, pen and ink drawing of a large house with conservatory to one side, as seen from the road, and with characters in the foreground. Signed and dated Maurice B Adams 1875 – frame with old backing from Imperial War Museum reveals details of an old Edward Ardizzone image. Maurice Adams was editor of Building News. He played a role in the creation of Bedford Park and became the resident architect designing many house as well as the Chapel of All Souls and School of Art amongst other buildings. Adams developed a style derived from that of Norman Shaw and became a highly acclaimed architectural draughtsman. The style of this image reflects Norman Shaw's designs.

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    Stock ID: 19164
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  • PAINE James
    Plans, Elevations and Section and other Ornaments of the Mansion House belonging to the Corporation of Doncaster

    London The Author 1751

    [6], 3 [1]pp., 22 plates ie 17 as 4 have been assigned 2 numbers 2.3 5/6 78/ 9/10. Small folio. Reverse calf. Rebacked, repaired on corners. New spine label. Paine was working in South Yorkshire at Nostell Priory and its vicinity when he produced this book which must have assisted in the development of his career. Arguably, Doncaster Mansion House was his first major project and launched his architectural career and he had been employed there from 1745. Spine repaired else a very good copy. "John S. Wright's book." Signed on title page by Richard Atkinson. Half title also has signature of previous owner and is inscribed. Very scarce. Harris 668.

    Stock ID: 19213
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  • PAINE James
    Plans, Elevations and Section and other Ornaments of the Mansion House belongong to the Corporaton of Doncaster (1751)

    Howden: Hull Academic Press, 2002

    pp12; 13 full page and 4 double page plates. Small folio. Full brown buckram, decorated in 18th century style. New. Facsimile reprint of the very rare 1751 edition, printed on 200 gms Ivory Corolla Antique laid paper. Limited edition of 200 copies, one of 140 copies in this binding. Numbered 66. Paine was working in South Yorkshire at Nostell Priory and its vicinity when he produced this book which must have assisted in the development of his career.

    Stock ID: 11526
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  • SUMMERS Julie [compiled by]
    Remembering Fromelles a new cemetery for a new century

    CWGC Publishing 2010

    96pp illustrated with colour plates. Square 4to. Loosely inserted ticket for a lecture. Like new. No bookplate. Explains the Battle of Fromelles and the subsequent discovery, recovery, identification and re-interment of the 250 men at Pheasant Wood Cemetery.

    Stock ID: 20251
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  • HATCHER Jane
    Richmondshire Architecture

    Richmond, Privately printed 1999

    viii + 270pp with b/w plates. End papers are maps. Decorated wrappers with light wear and a few slight creases, good. 4to. A useful gazetteer of architecture in Richmond, Yorks., and a model approach for localized architectural study. Signed by author on title page. Hard to find.

    Stock ID: 13052
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  • Robert Weir Schultz - Architect - and his work for the Marquesses of Bute - an essay by STAMP Gavin
    STAMP Gavin
    Robert Weir Schultz - Architect - and his work for the Marquesses of Bute - an essay

    Mount Stuart 1981

    80pp text with text illustrations + 20pp b/w plates. Wraps. Small 4to. . Very good copy of this scarce essay. Best known for his contributions to Mount Stuart but deserves wider acknowledgement. Works included many conservation projects and repair including, topically, Dumfries House.

    Stock ID: 20364
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  • Rules and examples of perspective proper for painters and architects etc. by FIRST ENGLISH EDITION POZZO, Andrea.
    FIRST ENGLISH EDITION POZZO, Andrea.
    Rules and examples of perspective proper for painters and architects etc. in English and Latin ; containing a most easie and expeditious method to delineate in perspective all designs relating to architecture, after a new manner.... engraven in 105 ample folio plates and adorned with 200 Initial letters to the explanatory discourses: printed from copper plates only on best paper by John Sturt. Done into English from the Original printed at Rome 1693 in Latin and Ital. by Mr John James of Greenwich

    London :Printed by Benj.Motte ... Sold by John Sturt, 1707

    Folio, 3 + 1 + 1+ 1 + 55, 101 plates including engraved frontispiece, two engraved title pages, one printed in Latin and the other in English, 2 dedication leaves, text incl. index a further engraved plate at end of the prelims + 101 engraved plates. In this copy the subscribers list is bound in at the end of the book.[ 161 in total] Attractive College binding. Green morocco, gilt decorated on both boards, spine and with raised bands. New end papers. Frontispiece, one of the dedication pages & the subscribers pages repaired at edges. Name of Robt. Mowbray in an 18th c. hand on both the Latin…

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    London :Printed by Benj.Motte ... Sold by John Sturt, 1707

    Folio, 3 + 1 + 1+ 1 + 55, 101 plates including engraved frontispiece, two engraved title pages, one printed in Latin and the other in English, 2 dedication leaves, text incl. index a further engraved plate at end of the prelims + 101 engraved plates. In this copy the subscribers list is bound in at the end of the book.[ 161 in total] Attractive College binding. Green morocco, gilt decorated on both boards, spine and with raised bands. New end papers. Frontispiece, one of the dedication pages & the subscribers pages repaired at edges. Name of Robt. Mowbray in an 18th c. hand on both the Latin and English title pages. Subscribers include many well known figures of the day. The leaves include a single approbation page signed by Wren, Vanbrugh and Hawksmoor. Handsome book with text pages illustrated with initial vignettes and decorated typefaces. Fowler 252 , Harris 703. Harris asserts p372 that "when it appeared in 1707, the English edition of Pozzo's Perspectiva [1693] was the most elaborate and expensive architectural book ever produced" in England. A volume 2 was never produced in English.

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    Stock ID: 20446
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