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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.
Research Report 151. Outlining the results of a two-year project supported by English Heritage and the Leverhulme Trust into the characterisation, mapping and assessment of later Iron Age and Roman rural settlement across England. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 9781902771663. Light scuffing to covers. Contents clean.
Published for The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art in Association with English Heritage. A treasury of information about English upper-class houses of 1480 to 1680, and about the attitudes and motives of those who built, owned and lived in them. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0300073909. Top front corner of board lightly bumped. Top edge of text block lightly browned. Tiny indentation to rear vertical edge and corresponding nick to dustwrapper. Rear panel of dustwrapper lightly scuffed.
THE IMPACT OF THE RAILWAYS IN THE EAST END 1835-2010
Written by Emma Dwyer.
Stock no. 1823439
Published by Museum Of London Archaeology. 1st 2011. Slightly better than very good condition.
Historical archaeology from the London Overground East London line. Monograph 52. Large format. Matt black pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9781901992984. A few scuff marks to boards. Base of spine lightly bumped. Contents fine.
BODMIN MOOR AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY VOLUME 1: THE HUMAN LANDSCAPE TO C 1800
Written by Nicholas Johnson; Peter Rose.
Stock no. 1322527
Published by English Heritage. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition.
Large format. Cardwraps. 131 pages. B/w photos and diagrams. Contained in a card slipcase which also contains 3 folded maps and 6 figures. ISBN: 1850743819. Minimal rubbing to corners. Maps and figures fine. Edges of slipcase slightly rubbed and creased.
ENGLISH HOSPITALS 1660-1948: A SURVEY OF THEIR ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN
Written by Harriet Richardson; et al.
Stock no. 1823438
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Hospital buildings constructed between 1660 and 1948, analysing the changing ideas and institutions that created them as well as their structure, layout and design. Edited by Harriet Richardson. B/w photos. ISBN: 1873592299. A nice, clean copy. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few light marks and is lightly scuffed to rear panel.
The essence of the Erewash Valley - the literary backcloth to the finest works of one of England's greatest novelists, a cradle of the Industrial Revolution, a gateway to the north for successive canal, railway, and motorway projects and now for the exciting but highly controversial HS2 High Speed Train - is vividly captured in print and image. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 9781527208667. A nice, clean copy.
PAPERMAKING IN BRITAIN 1488-1988: A SHORT HISTORY
Written by Richard L. Hills.
Stock no. 1823434
Published by The Athlone Press. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The story of papermaking against the general background of the coming of paper and printing to this country, through major developments in the Industrial Revolution, up to the technological advances which have made possible the enormous high-speed paper machines of the present day. Red cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0485113465. Previous owner's library label to front pastedown. Contents clean. White dustwrapper is lightly browned.
ORDNANCE SURVEY OF GREAT BRITAIN. ENGLAND AND WALES. INDEXES TO THE 1/2500 AND 6-INCH SCALE MAPS
Written by Richard Oliver.
Stock no. 1823433
Published by David Archer. 1st thus 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.
Reprinted with an introduction by Richard Oliver. Originally published by Ordnance Survey circa 1905-06. Large format. Blue cardwraps. B/w maps. ISBN: 0951757911. Edges of covers lightly rubbed. A few marks to covers. Text block slightly grubby. Previous owner's library label to inside front cover. Contents clean.
ENGLISH VERNACULAR HOUSES: A STUDY OF TRADITIONAL FARMHOUSES AND COTTAGES
Written by Eric Mercer.
Stock no. 1823432
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1979. Very good condition.
A study of small rural houses throughout England, tracing their history from the Middle Ages to the 19th century. Covering all major aspects of vernacular architecture from house-plans and construction methods to the influence of the homes of the great upon smaller dwellings. Large format. Cardwraps. B/w photos and plans. ISBN: 0117008931. Second impression. Spine faded. Text block a little grubby. Lower edge of text block has a minor scrape. Previous owner's address label to front endpaper. Contents clean.
THE BIRMINGHAM JEWELLERY QUARTER: AN ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY OF THE MANUFACTORIES
Written by John Cattell; Sheila Ely; Barry Jones.
Stock no. 1823431
Published by English Heritage. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The Birmingham Jewellery Quarter is remarkable for its dense concentration of converted houses, factories and specialist buildings: a particular combination of structures associated with jewellery and metalworking which does not seem to exist anywhere else in the world. This book describes the development of the Quarter and the various building types in contains. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 1873592485. Small dint to rear spine edge of boards and dustwrapper (as if something heavy was dropped on it). Else a fine copy.
The story of Britain's largest ever lead mine, Millclose at Wensley near Darley Dale, and of the men who worked it. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0907758282. Spine lightly faded else contents clean.