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STRUCTURES: OR WHY THINGS DON'T FALL DOWN
Written by J.E. Gordon.
Stock no. 1318918
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2013. Fine condition.

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. A super copy in original slipcase which just has a couple of small, light marks.

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AN INVENTORY OF THE ANCIENT MONUMENTS IN GLAMORGAN VOLUME III: MEDIEVAL SECULAR MONUMENTS PART II: NON-DEFENSIVE
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819425
Published by H.M.S.O.. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine and Welsh dragon to front. B/w illustrations and colour plates. xxxviii and 398 pages plus b/w plates to rear. ISBN: 011701141X. Tippex to top of free front endpaper. Text block a little browned/grubby, minor foxing to top. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and faded to spine. Strong musty odour present.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF BRITISH ARCHITECTURE
Written by John Penoyre; Michael Ryan.
Stock no. 2133067
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observers book No. 13. Over 250 illustrations, many of which are in colour. Foxing to covers, endpapers and outer page edges. Fade marks to a couple of cover edges. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with a little loss; some marks.

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DETAIL IN CONTEMPORARY LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
Written by Virginia McLeod.
Stock no. 1819256
Published by Laurence King Publishing. 1st 2008. Very good condition.

Large format. Includes CD-Rom, with all drawings. ISBN: 9781856694988. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small tear hole to base of spine. CD-Rom is present but NOT checked. Wrinkling to some pages internally.

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THE EARLY WORK OF THE GREAT ARCHITECT FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT
No author listed. Illustrated by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Stock no. 1819191
Published by Gramercy Books. Circa 1994. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An unabridged reproduction of the contents of seven 1925 issues of the Dutch magazine Wendingen, as published by C. A. Mees and titled 'The Life-Work of the American Architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and plans. ISBN: 0517119188. Board corners rubbed. White pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby & creased, remains of a label to front panel and faded to spine.

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FOLLIES & GROTTOES
Written by Barbara Jones.
Stock no. 1819188
Published by Constable. 2nd 1974. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The rise and fall of Folly fashions and a reference section of over 830 follies. 2nd edition, heavily revised and enlarged. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0094593507. Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded to spine and top edges.

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THE GREATER ANGLO-SAXON CHURCHES
Written by E.A. Fisher.
Stock no. 2132765
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An Architectural-Historical Study. Peach cloth, gilt title to spine. Numerous b/w plates and diagrams. 452 pages includes index. Spine very slightly bumped. Small circular stamp to front pastedown. Pages lightly browned. Small dark stain to lower edge of textblock, very light dampstain to edge of last few pages. Wrapper browned and rubbed at edges.

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TURKEY: FROM THE SELCUKS TO THE OTTOMANS
Written by Henri Stierlin.
Stock no. 1819176
Published by Taschen. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Taschen's World Architecture. This volume, covering South-East Europe and the Near East from the 13th to the 19th centuries, features all the most important mosques, Koran schools, palaces and caravanserais of the Selcuks and Ottomans. Large format. Pink boards, white titles. Colour photos & illustrations. ISBN: 3822877670. Light scuffing to rear panel of dustwrapper.

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COUNTRY HOUSES OF THE COTSWOLDS
Written by Nicholas Mander.
Stock no. 1819148
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

From the Archives of Country Life. The astonishing legacy of one of England's remarkably unspoiled regions. Large format. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9781845133313. Top of spine bumped. 2" tear to surface paper at vertical edge of half-title page. Otherwise a fine copy. Top corners of dustwrapper slightly rubbed.

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BRISTOL LAST AGE OF THE MERCHANT PRINCES
Written by Timothy Mowl.
Stock no. 2132636
Published by Millstream Books. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos by Chris Bland. This book celebrates the extraordinary richness of architecture in Bristol of the period 1837-1910. ISBN: 0948975253. SIGNED by author, with a dedication to a previous owner on title page. Light corner creases.

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NOTTINGHAM (PEVSNER ARCHITECTURAL GUIDES)
Written by Elain Harwood.
Stock no. 2132631
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 2008. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9780300126662. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner on half-title page. Some creasing to edge of front cover and corners. Contents are excellent.

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CORNWALL (BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND)
Written by Nikolaus Pevsner; Enid Radcliffe.
Stock no. 2132594
Published by Penguin. 2nd 1970. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Revised second edition. Black vinyl. B/w photos. ISBN: 0140710019. Names in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; some bits of loss.

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