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PATTERNS OF ENTERPRISE APPLICATION ARCHITECTURE
Written by Martin Fowler.
Stock no. 1820448
Published by Addison-Wesley. 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

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.

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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.

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THE PRACTICAL EXEMPLAR OF ARCHITECTURE (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Mervyn E. Macartney.
Stock no. 2133877
Published by The Architectural Review. Circa 1915. Good condition.

Second edition. Series 1 - 4 Inclusive. Loose pages - plates to all green portfolio type binders, with ribbon ties. Being Measured Drawings & Photographs of Examples of Architectural Details, selected by Macartney. Contained in what appear to be original cardboard boxes - one very torn at one edge. Some foxing to boxes. Paper title labels appear to be MISSING from spines of folders - although glue residue and paper residue to one. Surface paper damage to a few volume covers - with browning, also names in ink to tops of front covers. Differing degrees of splits to spine - Series 2 VERY torn at spine. Bumping and wear to edges. Some ribbon ties are missing, or torn, so partially missing. ALL plates are PRESENT! Edge creasing to some plates, with browning. A few plates to Series I have small writing to top of page margins (confirming their series). One some plates throughout series there are names in ink to rear of plate pages. Some grubby margin marks. A working set of these volumes!

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GAUGED BRICKWORK: A TECHNICAL HANDBOOK
Written by Gerard C.J. Lynch.
Stock no. 1820313
Published by Gower Technical. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

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.

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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.

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DOVES AND DOVECOTES
Written by Peter Hansell; Jean Hansell.
Stock no. 1820270
Published by Millstream Books. 1st 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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CANALS AND THEIR ARCHITECTURE
Written by Robert Harris.
Stock no. 2133564
Published by Godfrey Cave. 1980. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Large square format. B/w photos. 2nd edition. Some colour illustrations. ISBN: 0906223210. Uneven fading/browning to covers. Some creasing to corners; a few marks.

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ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE OF THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT
Written by Bianca Maria Alfieri.
Stock no. 1820096
Published by Laurence King Publishing. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The history of Islamic architecture in India from its beginnings in the thirteenth century until its decline in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Encompassing the whole sub-continent to cover Pakistan and Bangladesh. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 1856691896. Slight fading to top edge of front endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed.

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THE CISTERCIAN MONASTERIES OF IRELAND
Written by Roger Stalley.
Stock no. 1820044
Published by Yale University Press. 1987. Very good condition.

An account of the history, art and architecture of the White Monks in Ireland from 1142 to 1540. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos, plans and drawings. ISBN: 0300037376. Second printing in the same year as first printing. Cover corners creased. Rear cover browned. Text block browned and a little grubby. Top corners of prelims a little creased.

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ROMANESQUE WALL PAINTINGS IN FRANCE
Written by Paul-Henri Michel; Joan Evans.
Stock no. 1819859
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The entire territory of France, where the art of wall painting was highly developed in mediaeval times, has been combined for this pictorial record of her mural treasures. Large format. Mottled blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and publisher's vignette to front. 30 pages of text plus 91 illustrations. Light browning to spine and board edges. Text block browned. Ex-lib rubber stamp to front pastedown. Scattered foxing present. Dustwrapper is browned and worn at top of spine.

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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 HMSO. 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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