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FLORENTINE VILLAS IN THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY: AN ARCHITECTURAL AND SOCIAL HISTORY
Written by Amanda Lillie.
Stock no. 1824519
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The author challenges the urban bias in Renaissance art and architectural history by investigating the architecture asnd patronage strategies of the Strozzi and the Sassetti clans in the Florentine countryside during the fifteenth century. Green cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9780521770477. Minor binding error to vertical edge of page 271-274 followed by a few top corner creases. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-creased and worn across top edge with a small closed tear to both panels (no loss).

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HAFODUNOS HALL LLANGERNYW TRIUMPH OF THE MARTYR
Written by Mark Baker.
Stock no. 1324141
Published by Mark Baker. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

One of the most important buildings at risk in Wales, playing a key part in Welsh cultural history during the 19th century. Cardwraps. 196 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0953744027. Covers slightly edge rubbed. Neat barcode label to rear cover.

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TRADITIONAL FARM BUILDINGS IN NORTH-EAST WALES 1550-1900
Written by Eurwyn Wiliam.
Stock no. 2137879
Published by National Museum of Wales. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Dark brown leatherette, gilt titles on spine. Many b/w photos, maps and diagrams. 334pp. 9.5 x 6.5". ISBN: 085485049X. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine and a couple of edges.

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NORTH SOMERSET AND BRISTOL (BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND)
Written by Nikolaus Pevsner.
Stock no. 2137632
Published by Penguin. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Paperback edition. B/w photos. No. BE13 Some grubby marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is a little edge-chipped with a few marks.

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SKYSCRAPER: THE SEARCH FOR AN AMERICAN STYLE 1891-1941
Written by Roger Shepherd.
Stock no. 2136791
Published by McGraw-Hill. 1st USA 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. Annotated extracts from the first 50 years of 'Architectural Record'. ISBN: 0071369708.

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NOVEL HOUSES: TWENTY FAMOUS FICTIONAL DWELLINGS
Written by Christina Hardyment.
Stock no. 2136727
Published by Bodleian Library. 1st 2020. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards with silver title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. A winning combination of literary criticism, geography and biography, this is an entertaining and insightful celebration of beloved novels and the extraordinary roles that houses grand and small, imagined and real, or unique and ordinary, play in their continuing popularity. ISBN: 9781851244805. Light knocks to corners. Contents are excellent! Wrapper has a little edge-creasing.

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LONDON SURVEY'D: THE WORK OF THE SURVEY OF LONDON 1894-1994
Written by Hermione Hobhouse.
Stock no. 1823499
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

The survey of London traces its origins to the campaigning zeal of the 1890s when C R Ashbee and a group of like-minded conservationists set up the Watch Committee to campaign against the demolition of historic buildings. Out of this grew 'the great enterprise' of creating an inventory of all London's historic buildings as an aid to their protection and is still ongoing. Red pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1873592191. Base of spine bumped. Contents clean.

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THE ENGLISH RAILWAY STATION
Written by Steven Parissien.
Stock no. 1322617
Published by English Heritage. 1st 2014. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Black boards with silver title to spine. B/w and colour photos. A general history of the architectural development and social history of the British Railway station. ISBN: 9781848022362.

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AN INVENTORY OF NONCONFORMIST CHAPELS AND MEETING-HOUSES IN THE NORTH OF ENGLAND
Written by Christopher Stell.
Stock no. 2136648
Published by HMSO. 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Red cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. B/w photos and diagrams. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. ISBN: 0113000413. A couple of knocks to top and tail of spine. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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EARLY AMERICAN MILLS
Written by Martha Zimiles; Murray Zimiles.
Stock no. 1823449
Published by Bramhall House. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

All over the Northeastern part of the United States stand the remains of the buildings that housed the birth of industry in America. This book examines America's industrial revolution in a lively and instructive way, with the emphasis always on the architectural beauty and value of the early mills, factories, and mill villages. Large format. Blue cloth spine with dark blue title, blue paper boards. B/w photos and illustrations and 11 colour plates. ISBN: 0517181282. Light browning to horizontal edges of boards and text block. Personal inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn with a few closed tears, some repaired with clear tape, a few grubby marks and some fading to rear panel.

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THE WORKHOUSE: A STUDY OF POOR-LAW BUILDINGS IN ENGLAND
Written by Kathryn Morrison.
Stock no. 1823445
Published by English Heritage; Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Recognising that an undervalued and poorly understood category of building was in danger of simply being lost, the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England has attempted to make a record of these structures against their historical background. A story of the student of social history, as much as for the professional architectural historian. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Previous owner's address label to front endpaper. Contents otherwise fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased, lightly faded to spine & worn at top of same, minor scuffing to rear panel. ISBN: 1873592361. Top corners of boards lightly bumped. Previous owner's address label to front endpaper else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel, slightly faded to spine and worn at top of spine.

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THE MEDIEVAL HOUSES OF KENT: AN HISTORICAL ANALYSIS
Written by Sarah Pearson.
Stock no. 1823444
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Green cardwraps. B/w maps and diagrams, b/w photos. 196 pages. ISBN: 0113000472. Corners of covers lightly rubbed and creased. Contents clean.

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