Architecture

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  • The Castles on the Ground by RICHARDS J.M.
    RICHARDS J.M.
    The Castles on the Ground

    London Architectural Press 1946 Ist edition

    86pp illustrated with a series of original lithographs by John Piper and in a dust wrapper designed by Piper. Good in sl. frayed but generally very good dw. A wonderful book about the suburbs with great Piper images.

    Stock ID: 22728
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  • GEBHARD David
    Purcell & Elmslie Prairie Progressive Architects

    Layton, Utah Gibbs Smith 2006

    192pp. Copiously illustrated in colour. Octavo in very good dust wrapper. Bronze cloth covered boards with white titling. A comprehensive study of the eminent American architect firm of William Gray Purcell and George Grant Elmslie. Fine

    Stock ID: 22711
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  • [SCOTT] COLE, David.
    The Work of Sir Gilbert Scott

    London, The Architectural Press 1980

    xi + (1) + 244pp illustrated with 138 b/w plates. Previous owner's bookplates on front paste down. Very good with very good dust wrapper. Hard to find monograph on Sir George Gilbert Scott (1811-1878), the Gothic Revival specialist who was the dominant figure in English architecture in the middle years of the nineteenth century. An appendix lists 879 of his architectural commissions. From the library of David Gerald Francis Hinge whose bookplate is on the front paste down.

    Stock ID: 22709
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  • MENIN, Sarah and KITE, Stephen
    An Architecture of Invitation: Colin St John Wilson

    London Lund Humphries 2005

    xviii + 341pp. Numerous b/w ills throughout the text. D/w over red cloth boards. D/w a little bumped at the corners. A very good copy of this distinctive study of the life and architectural career of Colin St John Wilson, architect, teacher, theorist.

    Stock ID: 22707
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  • Third Generation. The Changing Meaning of Architecture by DREW Philip
    DREW Philip
    Third Generation. The Changing Meaning of Architecture

    London Pall Mall Press 1972

    176pp. b/w ills throughout. Red cloth boards with white titles. Missing dust wrapper, a section of which is slipped into the book. Ex Library copy from the Department of the Environment Library. Covers a little grubby else good.

    Stock ID: 22704
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  • Mario Botta by COPPA. Alessandra,
    COPPA. Alessandra,
    Mario Botta Public Buildings 1990-1998

    Motta 2009

    119pp. Colour and b/w photographs, diagrams and line ills. Small square 4to. Graphic decorated boards. Fine. Superbly illustrated Monograph on Botta's work, featuring photography of his projects but also of an installation which used architectural models to articulate the austerity of neoclassical space. With a chapter outlining Botta's philosophy.

    Stock ID: 22703
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  • (BURGES William) CROOK J Mordaunt
    William Burges and the High Victorian Dream

    London John Murray, 1981

    454 pages illustrated with b/w plates. Slightly shop soiled but very Good in Fine dust wrapper. First edition of this comprehensive reference book on William Burges.

    Stock ID: 22702
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  • A Friendly Alien: Ein Kunsthaus für Graz. Peter Cook and Colin Fournier by (COOK) BOGNER Dieter (Ed.)
    (COOK) BOGNER Dieter (Ed.)
    A Friendly Alien: Ein Kunsthaus für Graz. Peter Cook and Colin Fournier

    Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag 2004

    249pp with colour illustrations throughout. Square 4to in stiff card wrappers, fine. New copy. Radical architectural project in the Austrian city of Graz to produce a gallery space for contemporary art. Traces the building from conception to completion. Text in English and German.

    Stock ID: 22701
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  • Stephen Dykes Bower by SYMONDSON, Anthony
    SYMONDSON, Anthony
    Stephen Dykes Bower

    London RIBA Publishing 2011

    Twentieth Century Architects Series. Foreword by Alan Powers. Colour and black and white images throughout. Soft cover. Paper wraps. Very good. Ink mark from printer/end of paper roll on upper and verso of inside cover, else looks unread.

    Stock ID: 22700
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  • Christopher Alexander by [ALEXANDER] GRABOW, Stephen.
    [ALEXANDER] GRABOW, Stephen.
    Christopher Alexander The Search for a New Paradigm in Architecture

    Stocksfield Oriel Press Ltd. 1983

    xviii + 306pp. B/w photographic illustrations. Bibliography. Good. Spine slightly sunned. D/w stuck onto book with sticky-back-plastic

    Stock ID: 22699
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  • Some Dorset Manor Houses by HEATH, Sidney and PRIDEAUX, W.de. C.
    HEATH, Sidney and PRIDEAUX, W.de. C.
    Some Dorset Manor Houses With their Literary and Historical Associations

    London Bemrose and Sons Ltd 1907

    Illustrated with Forty Drawings by Sidney Heath and Rubbings from Sepulchral Brasses by W. De. D. Prideaux. Red cloth covered boards with gilt lettering. Top edge gilt. Large 4to. Upper board faded on one corner. Spine also marginally faded. Corners a little bumped and some general, random foxing particularly through early pages of the book. A couple of the b/w plates are loose. Good. And a comprehensive overview of most of the houses in the county. Bookplate of Josceline Grove on front paste down.

    Stock ID: 22691
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  • MURRAY, Fairfax C
    Catalogue of the pictures belonging to His Grace The Duke of Portland, at Welbeck Abbey, and in London 1894

    London Printed at The Chiswick Press

    xvi + 223pp. Frontispiece of William Blentinck, 1st Early of Portland, plus numerous plates (some with original tissue guards) illustrating the works addressed. Number 86 of 250 copies produced. Top edge gilt. Quarter binding. Original publishers morocco on spine with more recent cloth covered boards. f.e.p. has laid in bookplate of Josceline Grove and neat note in pen "Cat: Bought February 1896. H.J.F." Front paste down has plate from Wigan Free Public Library pasted-down. Blind stamps from the library intermittently throughout. Marginal foxing, to end papers and to book block. Very good internally.

    Stock ID: 22690
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  • Forum Sale December 2023
    [RUFFORD ABBEY]
    Catalogue of Fine French & English Furniture Important Tapestry Objects of Virtu, Ship Models and Church Vestments REmoved from Rufford Abbey, Nottinghamshire....

    London Christie, Manson & Woods and Messrs. Knight, Frank & Rutley Thursday November 17, 1938

    35pp. Single sided black and white photographic plates illustrating the auction items. Paper overboards. Cover a little discoloured from use and spine a little sunned. Else good. Internally very crisp. Book plate of Josceline Grove and details of the book on f.e.p.

    Stock ID: 22689
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  • Squires' Homes and Other Buildings of Northamptonshire by GOTCH J Alfred
    GOTCH J Alfred
    Squires' Homes and Other Buildings of Northamptonshire Being a companion volume to "The Old Halls & Manor Houses of Northamptonshire"

    London B.T. Batsford, Ltd. 1939

    xvi + 52pp. Fully illustrated with b/w 133 plates from photographs and drawings. Maroon cloth covered boards with gilt lettering. Spine a little faded and bumped at top. Last two gatherings beginning to come loose and front hinge cracked slightly. Good otherwise. And a scarce item. Previous owners bookplate - Josceline Grove - and his description of the book pasted down on front paste down. "October 1939"also written in neat hand on bottom edge of front paste down.

    Stock ID: 22685
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  • WILLIAMS-ELLIS, Clough.
    The Adventure of Building Being something about Architecture and Planning for Intelligent Young Citizens and their Backward Elders

    London The Architectural Press 1946

    With drawings by Edward Robson. 90pp illustrated in duotone illustrations, some full page. Small 4to. Cloth. Edge worn dust wrapper which is chipped at head and base of spine. Protected in glassine wrapper.

    Stock ID: 22682
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  • With an original drawing on title page dedicated to Yolanda [Adams] and Gerald [Levert]. [PURINI]
    Franco Purini: Around the shadow line Folio III

    London Architectural Association 1984

    16pp introductory text, 30 boxed plates. Decorated box. 320x320mm.. Dedication copy from the autor with hand drawn sketch. "For Yolanda e Gerald during a beautiful dinner in A.A. London 2/5/84" Introduction by Franco Purini, essays by Vittorio Gregotti, Pierluigi Nicolin and Micha Bandini. The plates comprise drawings with the quality of etchings in which Purini explores the concept of the eternal city. Presumed to be Yolanda Adams and Gerald Levert

    Stock ID: 22668
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  • Forum Sale December 2023
    JACKSON, Rev. J.E.
    A Guide to Farleigh Hungerford, Co. Somerset Illustrated with ground plans and plates of arms, and an appendix of ancient manorial and ecclesiastical deeds by the Rev. J.E. Jackson

    London Houlston & Sons 1879

    Third Edition. Frontispiece, Title Page, iv + 141pp (including 2 sepia photogravure images and 3 b/w plates + 22 hand-coloured plates. Long Quarto. Original Paper Wraps, Green cloth spine with gilt titles. Top of spine bumped and a little chipped. Edges of wraps bumped and chipped at corners. Upper and verso covers slightly marked. Internally, good with some scattered foxing. Book plates of John E Pritchard and Josceline Grove on front past down and front free end paper. Farleigh House is a large country house, previously the centre of the Farleigh Hungerford estate, and has sometimes been called Farleigh New Castle. The castle was sold for salvage in 1705 to the Houlton family. It…

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    London Houlston & Sons 1879

    Third Edition. Frontispiece, Title Page, iv + 141pp (including 2 sepia photogravure images and 3 b/w plates + 22 hand-coloured plates. Long Quarto. Original Paper Wraps, Green cloth spine with gilt titles. Top of spine bumped and a little chipped. Edges of wraps bumped and chipped at corners. Upper and verso covers slightly marked. Internally, good with some scattered foxing. Book plates of John E Pritchard and Josceline Grove on front past down and front free end paper. Farleigh House is a large country house, previously the centre of the Farleigh Hungerford estate, and has sometimes been called Farleigh New Castle. The castle was sold for salvage in 1705 to the Houlton family. It is now a 'romantic ruin' since the 1730s, it retains two of its corner towers and in the ownership of English Heritage. The two sepia photographs usefully show the state of the property and its setting at the time of publication. Uncommon.

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    Stock ID: 22664
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  • Forum Sale December 2023
    [RUFFORD ABBEY]
    Rufford Abbey, Nottingham, Catalogue of The Rufford Collection Including treasures acquired by the ancestors of the Savile family during three centuries : to be sold on the premises by Messrs Knight, Frank & Rutley in conjunction with Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods, on Tuesday the 11th day of October 1938, and 9 subsequent days ...

    London Knight, Frank & Rutley with Christie, Manson & Woods 1938

    202pp. Frontispiece and 14 photographic plates. Octavo. Paper Wraps. New end papers. Cover discoloured and a little chipped around edges. Top of spine bumped. Some marks (chocolate?) on upper and verso wraps. Internally very crisp. With ink-written sale prices of some of the items. Numerous magazine cuttings and correspondence to and from Josceline Grove loosely inserted into book. Book plate and book and its purchase description on front paste down. "A Melancholy record of one the most important dispersal's between the wars." [Grove]

    Stock ID: 22663
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  • Forum Sale December 2023
    [WOBURN ABBEY] PARRY, J.D. PARRY
    History and Description of Woburn and It's Abbey, Etc., Etc.. in he collection of His Grace the Duke of Bedford

    London Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, London; S. Dodd, Woburn; and P.Wright, Brighton 1832

    xii pages, 2 leaves, 320 pages frontispiece, 6 double plates. New binding; quarter calf with raised bands and gilt titles on spine and marbled paper boards. New end papers etc. to make this an attractive copy of this comprehensive history of the estate and its family up to the early 19th century. Upper boards a little marked in places else a good copy. Written in two parts: Part 1 includes the history of the town and the ancient abbey; a biography of the Russell family; a sketch of the Gordon family; a description of the town and the vicinity of Woburn Estate. Part 2…

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    London Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, London; S. Dodd, Woburn; and P.Wright, Brighton 1832

    xii pages, 2 leaves, 320 pages frontispiece, 6 double plates. New binding; quarter calf with raised bands and gilt titles on spine and marbled paper boards. New end papers etc. to make this an attractive copy of this comprehensive history of the estate and its family up to the early 19th century. Upper boards a little marked in places else a good copy. Written in two parts: Part 1 includes the history of the town and the ancient abbey; a biography of the Russell family; a sketch of the Gordon family; a description of the town and the vicinity of Woburn Estate. Part 2 addresses Woburn Abbey, its portraits, paintings, sculptures and the gardens and park. Pasted down onto front paste down is Eric Sextons FSA's book plate, opposite Josceline Groves bookplate on free end paper. Loosely inserted plate depicting the Duke of Bedford's Stables.

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    Stock ID: 22662
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  • CHUTE, Chaloner W
    A HISTORY OF THE VYNE in Hampshire. being a short account of the building & antiquities of that house situate in the parish parish of Sherborne St. John Co Hants & of persons who have at some time lived there.

    Winchester & London., Jacob & Johnson & Simpkin, Marshall & Co. , 1888

    x, 173pp. 13 black & white plates including frontispiece, plus numerous black & white illustrations within the text. Half vellum over grey boards. Quarto. First edition. t.e.g. Vellum sl. grubby and titling on spine a little worn, but a very good copy of this late 19th century history of the house. Upper board bumped along top edge. Internally, some discolouration on f.e.p else very clean and bright. Bookplate of Josceline Grove along with descriptions of the books from previous owners pasted down on front end papers. Name of C. L. Chute (Sir Charles Lennard Chute MC 1879 - 1956) inscribed in pen on front paste down.

    Stock ID: 22661
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