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BUTABU: ADOBE ARCHITECTURE OF WEST AFRICA
Written by Suzanne Preston Blier. Illustrated by James Morris.
Stock no. 1824247
Published by Princeton Architectural Press. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The earthen buildings of West Africa. Jame Morris has extensively photographed this architecture, from the Friday Mosque at Djenne - the largest mud building in the world - to small houses in remote animist communities. Blier covers the history, technology, and symbolism of earthen architecture. Large oblong format. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 1568984138. Minor fading to lower edge of boards. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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THE MONUMENTS OF ITALY (6 VOLUMES)
Written by Michael Oppenheimer.
Stock no. 1824236
Published by I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

6 volumes complete. A Regional Survey of Art, Architecture and Archaeology from Classical to Modern Times. An account of Italy's archaeological sites, museums, churches, palaces and other buildings. Large format. Black cloth boards, red title block with gilt title to spine, blind title to front. B/w photos. ISBN: 1860645704. Boards of a few volumes are a little scuffed. Contents fine. Front board volume VI has a small heavy nick to top edge. Top edge of text block lightly browned. Overall, a handsome set.

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THE CATHEDRALS OF ENGLAND: THE NORTH AND EAST ANGLIA
Written by Nikolaus Pevsner; Priscilla Metcalf; et al.
Stock no. 1824190
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Nearly fine condition.

Bright pink spine with gilt title, grey boards. B/w photos. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.

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MONMOUTHSHIRE HOUSES (3 VOLS)
Written by Cyril Fox; Lord Raglan.
Stock no. 1824171
Published by National Museum of Wales. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Part I: Medieval; Part II: Sub-Medieval; Part III: Renaissance. Red cloth. B/w photos and numerous line drawings. Part I: 1st 1951; Part II: 1st 1953; Part III: 1st 1954. Boards clean, part I slightly faded to spine. Endpapers browned. Else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrappers are a little scuffed and a little grubby and marked, corenrs worn, slight loss to lower front edge of part III, part I is price-cut. A decent set.

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HISTORIC HOUSES OF GREAT BRITAIN
Written by Helen Leacroft. Illustrated by Richard Leacroft.
Stock no. 1323613
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1968. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial paperwraps. Colour lithographs and b/w drawings. Puffin Picture Book No. 118. Covers slightlly grubby and foxed. Foxing to page edges.

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MACKINTOSH FURNITURE
Written by Roger Billcliffe.
Stock no. 1824085
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A look at Mackintosh's career as a furniture designer and illustrating with over 250 b/w photos all his major pieces, as well as the interiors for which they were produced. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0718825640. Slight mottling to boards. Spine cocked. Pictorial dustwrapper is price-cut lightly edge-worn and lightly scuffed. Faint musty odour present.

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NORTH SOMERSET AND BRISTOL (BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND)
Written by Nikolaus Pevsner.
Stock no. 1824078
Published by Penguin. 1973. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black leatherette. B/w photos. ISBN: 0140710132. Reprint. Some damp mottling to covers. Top corners of boards creased. Foxing to top edge of text block. Light browning to contents else clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and scuffed, a few small closed tears, foxing to verso.

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BRITISH MILITARY AIRFIELD ARCHITECTURE: FROM AIRSHIPS TO THE JET AGE
Written by Paul Francis.
Stock no. 1824012
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Military airfield buildings. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 185260462X. Small dint to vertical edge of rear board. Contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed.

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BUILDING A HOUSE
Written by Richard Leacroft. Illustrated by Richard Leacroft.
Stock no. 1323326
Published by Penguin. 1st 1949. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial paperwraps. Colour lithographs and b/w drawings. Puffin Picture Book No. 60. A few small, light marks to covers. Publisher's price sticker of 2/- to front cover. Contents clean.

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HOUSES
Written by Edward Osmond. Illustrated by Edward Osmond.
Stock no. 1323245
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Junior Heritage Books series. The growth of the English House from prehistoric times to the 20th century. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 80 pages. Colour illustrations and b/w photos. Spine slightly bumped. Slight fading to cover edges. Gilt stamp to centre of front cover. Prize plate to front pastedown. Endpapers partly browned. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with small tear at top of spine and small paper repair to centre of spine.

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CHURCHES
Written by Edmund Vale. Illustrated by John Mansbridge.
Stock no. 1323243
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Colour illustrations. B/w photos. A Junior Heritage Book. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Two names in ink to front free-endpaper (one crossed out). Light page edge browning and some page corner tips lightly creased. Price-cut wrapper is edge chipped with minimal loss and browned to spine.

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GLOUCESTERSHIRE I THE COTSWOLDS (BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND)
Written by Nikolaus Pevsner; David Verey.
Stock no. 2140974
Published by Penguin. 2nd 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Second Edition. Black vinyl boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 014071040X. Light knocks to spine. Page browning. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased with a few chips and nicks at edges; minimal loss; faded to spine.

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