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THE SURVIVORS: A DOCUMENTARY RECORD OF FIFTY OF NEWPORT'S FINEST HOUSES
Written by Rex Moreton.
Stock no. 2140737
Published by Vine Press. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition.
Newport, Monmouthshire. Oblong format. Brown cloth spine, green cloth boards with photographic colour onlay to front. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781904192435.
The Story of A.J. Balfour and Whittingehame House. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Limited edition to 750 copies. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0951498509. Spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Brown staining to outer page edges/margins. Small newspaper cutting stuck to rear pastedown with tape.
1888 THE STORY OF PORT SUNLIGHT: A SOUVENIR FOR VISITORS IN GOLDEN JUBILEE YEAR 1938
No author listed.
Stock no. 2136841
Published by Lever Brothers Limited. 1938. Very good condition.
Oblong format. Card wraps. Model town that was built by the Lever Brothers. Tells the story of the village, factory and products it produced during half a century. B/w photos. Some corner creasing. Marks to covers; a bit of foxing and page browning.
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.
A guide to the vernacular architecture of the parish of Saddleworth in the Pennines. Large format. White cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0904982068. Spine and rear cover browned. Rear cover creased from lower open edge corner. Old bookseller's price label to rear cover. Contents are clean.
A GAZETTEER OF MEDIEVAL HOUSES IN KENT
Written by Sarah Pearson; P.S. Barnwell; A.T. Adams.
Stock no. 1823423
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition.
Companion volume to The Medieval Houses of Kent and The House Within, presenting a detailed record of 414 medieval houses spread across 107 parishes, many of them dated through dendrochronological analysis. Green cardwraps. B/w plans. ISBN: 0113000499. A nice, clean copy.
THE HOUSE WITHIN: INTERPRETING MEDIEVAL HOUSES IN KENT
Written by P.S. Barnwell; A.T. Adams.
Stock no. 1823421
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England; HMSO. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.
Intended as a non-specialist guide to the principal features of medieval houses. Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos & diagrams. ISBN: 0113000480. Spine lightly faded, cover corners lightly creased. Light crease to lower corner of pages (margin only). Contents clean.
An insight into the Scottish country house in all its many guises, including much new research on significant but less familiar houses such as Kinneil, Relugas and Dunrobin. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0748610774. Spine is faded to the degree that the title cannot be read on spine. Contents fine.
HOUSING CULTURE: TRADITIONAL ARCHITECTURE IN AN ENGLISH LANDSCAPE
Written by Matthew Johnson.
Stock no. 1823404
Published by Smithsonian Institution Press. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
An interdisciplinary study of old houses that brings together recent ideas in studies of traditional architecture, social and cultural history, and social theory by looking at the meanings of traditional architecture in Western Suffolk, England. The study spans the late medieval and early modern periods, looking at the layout and structural details of ordinary houses. Red cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos and plans. ISBN: 1560983280. Tail of spine lightly bumped. Previous owner's address label to front endpaper. Otherwise, contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at top of spine.
The Archaeology of Medieval Britain series. The ways of life and standards of living in the Middle Ages. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 230 pages. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0718514785. Spine bumped. Small white address label to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased and a little faded to spine.
Early industrial housing in a Lancashire Cotton Town Preston. Cardwraps. 73 pages. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 1873424000. Top corner tips of covers and pages slightly creased. Some fading to spine and spine edges.
Architecture and politics 1490-1550. Colour and b/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0540011193. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. A few tiny marks to front cover. Small white address label to front free-endpaper. Some pencil erasure marks to top corner of half title-page. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and faded to front spine edge.