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LIGHTHOUSES: THEIR ARCHITECTURE, HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY
Written by Douglas B. Hague; Rosemary Christie.
Stock no. 1822354
Published by Gomer Press. 1985. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A study based on over 12 years first hand examination of several hundred lighthouses. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w illustrations, diagrams, maps & photos. ISBN: 0850883245. Third impression. A nice, clean copy in dustwrapper which is lightly creased at top of spine and lightly scuffed to rear panel.
Modern Public Housing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and a few colour. ISBN: 0300054440. Text block slightly grubby and minor foxing to top edge. Light pencil erasure mark to free front endpaper. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel, tiny closed tear to top of spine (no loss).
A comprehensive account of Bath's Georgian architecture. Originally published by Faber & Faber 1948. Red cloth boards, gilt title on black to spine. B/w photos and line drawings. Boards heavily mottled by damp. Endpapers grubby. A few foxspots present to contents. Price-cut red pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and lightly edge-rubbed.
A collection of essays based on the readings and travel sketches of a practising architect concerned with the relationship of building to architecture, a relationship made so poetic in 18th century England. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 0900873930. Text block and endpapers lightly browned. A few spots to endpapers and text block, also to lower edge of boards. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby and lightly faded.
JACOPO SANSOVINO: ARCHITECTURE AND PATRONAGE IN RENAISSANCE VENICE
Written by Deborah Howard.
Stock no. 1822227
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Jacopo Sansovino was one of the major artists forced to flee the sack of Rome in 1527. This book represents an attempt to fill in the historical background to his remarkably varied range of architectural commissions and to allow a more perceptive assessment of his achievement. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0300018916. Light rubbing to top & tail of spine, light scuffing to rear board. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Text block browned with foxing to top edge. Front endpaper a little creased and grubby. Otherwise contents clean. Green dustwrapper is heavily faded to spine with small closed tear to top front edge.
WILLIAM KENT: ARCHITECT, DESIGNER, PAINTER, GARDENER, 1685-1748
Written by Michael I. Wilson.
Stock no. 1822200
Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
William Kent is one of the most important figures in the history of English eighteenth-century art. Here, the author presents a broad overall survey of Kent's work together with a narrative account of his life. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0710099835. Large bookplate to front pastedown else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned at edges and slightly faded to spine.
The Development of a Theme in Architectural History and Theory from the Gothic Revival to the Modern Movement. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0198173504. Large bookplate to front pastedown else contents clean. Dustwrapper is faded to spine.
Essential reading for those concerned with Bramante or the Renaissance as a whole. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and publisher's vignette to front. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 050034065X. A few light scuffs to boards, light rubbing to top & tail of spine. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Text block browned else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is scored with slight surace paper loss to rear panel.
Written by John Summerson.
Stock no. 1822093
Published by Yale University Press. 1st thus 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A preceptive and highly readable account of a major building period in the history of London. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 0300089872. One small 'dint' to both the lower edge of front and rear board. Rear board also has a few light stains to edge. Light fading to board edges and spine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners, a little scuffed to rear panel, and was originally folded vertically on front flap too soon i.e. vertical crease to front panel.
GIULIO ROMANO: MASTER DESIGNER
Written by Janet Cox-Rearick. Illustrated by Giulio Romano.
Stock no. 1822073
Published by The Bertha And Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery; Hunter College Of The City University Of New York. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.
Published in connection with the exhibition: Guilio Romano, Master Designer: An Exhibition of Drawings in Celebration of the Five Hundredth Anniversary of His Birth, 16 September - 27 November 1999. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 188599821X. Large 'Cloverdale' bookplate to inside front cover (hidden by flap). Covers lightly scuffed. Contents fine.
Baroque painting of the seventeenth century and the development of architecture and sculpture into the late baroque and the rococo eras, without drawing precise boundaries between them. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Extensive colour photos. ISBN: 9783848004034. Light bumping to board edges. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.
The eighty-four houses and cottages in this book have been chosen for the high standard of their exterior design, combined with economical and convenient planning. No attempts has been made to advocate any particular style. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and plans. Slight mottling to cloth boards. Foxing to endpapers and dustwrapper verso. Some light finger creasing of contents. A little pencil annotation. Dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with a few small chips, browned to rear panel and a little grubby.