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For everyone who having accepted his basic premise that 'everything is structure', finds the Parthenon beautiful and wishes to know why a bat can fly into a rose bush without tearing its wings. Blue cloth, white title to spine and green design to front cover. 384 pages (including index). Colour and b/w photos. Introduced by Jonathan Glancey. A very nice copy in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.
The stories illustrated in mosaics graphically link us to the world of the Romans. Roman culture, the passing of time, and the evocation of protection and prosperity were popular themes along with scenes from the arena and the hunt. This book identifies the figures of known mosaics from Roman Britain and explains what they would have meant to a contemporary viewer and discusses their significance. White pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations and a few colour. ISBN: 9780752434216. Reprint.
ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE REMAINS OF ROMAN ART IN CIRENCESTER, THE SITE OF ANTIENT CORINIUM
Written by Professor Buckman; C.H. Newmarch.
Stock no. 1821231
Published by George Bell. 1st 1850. Good condition.
Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine, blind title to front. Tissue-guarded plates, some folding. B/w illustrations. List of subscribers. Spine worn with some splitting at vertical edges, cloth to top of spine has broken away. Boards scuffed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Scattered foxing throughout also affecting plates. Some hinges pulled.
Showcasing the beauty and intricacy of ancient frescoes found in twenty-eight spectacular Roman villas. Terracotta cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9780892369584.
BUILDING FOR AIR TRAVEL
Written by John Zukowsky; Koos Bosma; Mark J. Bouman; David Brodherson; Robert Bruegmann; Wood Lockhart; Leonard Rau; Wolfgang Voigt.
Stock no. 1320142
Published by The Art Institue Of Chicago. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Architecture and design for Commercial Aviation. Large format. Blue cloth, white title to spine. 256 pages with 103 colour, 53 duotone and 216 b/w photos and illustrations. Essays, edited by Zukowsky. ISBN: 3791316842. Minimal bumping to spine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and slightly faded to spine.
Black vinyl covers. Gilt titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 0140710485. Reprinted with corrections. Pictorial dustwrapper has a large dampstain to rear panel, mostly unseen from the front.
From the archives of Country Life. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 1854108204. 5th printing. Wrapper has some light edge-creasing and is faded to spine.
The Addison-Wesley Signature Series. This book will help you gain the necessary knowledge to make important architectural decisions about building an enterprise application and the proven patterns for use when building them. Glazed boards. xxiv and 533 pages including index. ISBN: 0321127420. 14th printing. Covers lightly scuffed. Contents fine.
A HISTORY OF NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY ARCHITECTURE VOLUME 3: BELL AND BEYOND
Written by Bill Fawcett.
Stock no. 1820383
Published by The North Eastern Railway Association. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition.
Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Printed on glossy paper. B/w photos & colour. 256 pages. ISBN: 1873513577. Spine lightly faded. Contents fine.
A detailed study of gauged brickwork. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0566090570. Rubbing to corners of dustwrapper.
THE ABBEY CHURCH OF ST. ALBAN'S
Written by J.W. Comyns Carr. Illustrated by Ernest George; R. Kent Thomas.
Stock no. 2133765
Published by Seeley, Jackson and Halliday. 1877. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Grey cloth with gilt titles and black decorations. B/w etchings and vignettes by George and Thomas. Gilt to spine has faded. Small splits/nicks/fraying to cloth at top and tail of spine. Also wear to cover edges; a few knocks and nicks. Foxing and marks throughout, some hinges / gatherings are pulled.
Large format. The entertaining and highly readable text attempts to classify a wide variety of types and styles; the fascinating social and architectural history which emerges, involves many well-known architects as well as humbler beings. ISBN: 0948975113. Slight fading to top rear edge of board. Pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded and a little scuffed.