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Architecture : Building & Building Crafts


The Honeywood File - and The Honeywood Settlement (two volumes in one)

Rush & Tompkins Group, London
8vo in lush red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 412pp
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (top edge of page block faintly dusty) with a stiff clear plastic protective loose fitting wrapper (as issued) - slightly chipped at spine ends
1st editionHardcover
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Below Manchester - Going Deeper Under the City

Willow Publishing, Timperley
4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 272pp on glossy art paper, illustrated in colour throughout, maps index etc
NEW unread copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Vernacular Heritage and Earthen Architecture - Contributions for Sustainable Development (Proceedings of CIAV 2013 / 7th ATP / Versus, Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal, 16 - 20 October 2013)

Crc Press / Taylor & Francis, London
Thick, heavy 8vo in colour plates, boards, 868pp, numerous illustrations, maps and plans in text, author index PLUS CD-ROM in pocket at rear (as issued)
NEW copy (slight crease to spine ends)
1st editionHardcover
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£139.00
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The Victorian Society Book of the Victorian House

Aurum Press, London
Large heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 272pp, illustrated in colour throughout, index etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Stair Design

Daab, Koln
Thick, heavy 8vo. in colour printed boards, 399pp, mainly colour plates, brief text in English, German, Italian and French
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (head of spine panel sunned, slight bumping to edges)
1st editionHardcover
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The Burning Answer - A Users Guide to the Solar Revolution

Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London
Heavy, large octavo size (8vo). in cream boards, black lettering to spine, 386pp, bibliog, index etc
NEW copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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£14.00
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The Illustrated Carpenter and Builder - A Weekly Journal for Architects, Builders, Joiners, Decorators, Painters, Plumbers, Gas-fitters, &C - Volume XXXVIII - No 953 December 13 1895 to No 983 June 5 1896

John Dicks, London
Heavy folio size in dark brown cloth (lacking spine), xii+ 416pp + approx 248pp of all the supplements for this volume (each 8pp) on subjects ranging from boat building and coffin making to American dwellings and New Zealand buildings. With folding colour plate as frontispiece, numerous steel engravings, plans etc in text, all advert leaves present
Lacks cloth spine, cover corner tips a very little worn, slight foxing to frontispiece plate, contents otherwise in excellent condition and overall VERY GOOD
1st editionHardcover
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£41.00
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Turen Und Tore Aus Deutschland, Osterreich und Der Schweiz

Julius Hoffman, Stuttgart
Large heavy Quarto size (4to). in black cloth backed boards, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, brief introductory text in German, plus 94pp single sided full page plates each showing 4 captioned photos of doorways and doors arranged chronologically from middle-ages to contemporary, plus 4pp index at rear
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (very thin sliver of wear to head of spine and top corner tip of front cover, slight tanning to covers and end-papers)
1st editionHardcover
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Noise and the Modern Office - A Book on Health, Comfort and Efficiency

Ecophon, 1998
Heavy Quarto size (4to). in boards, 151pp, illustrated in colour throughout, bibliography, index etc. Text in English throughout
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (thin sliver of very slight creasing to spine ends and cover corner tips from shelving)
1st editionHardcover
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Cornices Mouldings Ornaments From the Workshops of G Jackson & Sons Limited 49 Rathbone Place, Oxford St, London W

G Jackson & Sons, London
Extra Large Quarto size (4to). in printed paper wrappers, 22 full page plates (one per leaf), 2pp price list (dated January 1929)
VERY GOOD (covers dusty and a little edge-nicked, mild soil, small ink blot and two small pencil sketches to front cover, first leaf a little dusty at the margins, all the plates are clean and unmarked)
1st editionSoftcover
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Green Buildings Pay

E & FN. Spon / Routledge, London
Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff card covers, 134pp, illustrations in text, index etc
NEW unread copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Rethinking Architecture - Design Students and Physically Disabled People

University of California Press, Berkeley & London
octavo size (8vo) in black cloth, silver lettering to spine. 191pp, plates, index
almost AS NEW in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Timber Iron Clay - Five Essays on Their Use in Building

West Midlands Arts, Stafford
Square quarto size (4to) in stiff glossy card covers, 78pp, plates etc
FINE, a well preserved clean and tight copy (small spot of rub to cover corner tips)
1st editionSoftcover
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Thatch and Thatching Techniques - A Guide to Conserving Scottish Thatching Traditions

Historic Scotland, Edinburgh
Large Quarto size (4to). in illustrated stiff card covers, 84pp, diagrams, maps, illustrations in text, bibliography, glossary etc
NEW unread copy
1st editionSoftcover
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£22.00
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Principles of Modern Building Volume I (Vol 1) Walls Partitions and Chimneys

HMSO, London
Large heavy octavo size (8vo). 420pp, illus., index
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy in a faintly dusty VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (lightly chipped at head of spine panel and one short closed tear, looks fine in its protector)
HardcoverDustjacket
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The Disposal of Sewage - A Text-Book for the use of Engineers, Sanitary Inspectors and Students

Chapman and Hall, London
173pp, plates plans (7 folding) etc, collated complete
near FINE, a well preserved, very clean and tight copy (blank bookplate on front blank fly-leaf, slight sunning to spine)
1st editionHardcover
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The Making of The Suez Canal

Cresset, London
342pp, map, plates, bibliography, index
Pages slightly tanned else FINE in a lightly rubbed and slightly creased but otherwise VERY GOOD price-clipped Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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£9.00
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Dilapidations - A Text-Book for Architects and Surveyors in Tabulated Form (etc)

Batsford, London
Hardback 5th edition revised and enlarged (1st Edition Thus). octavo size (8vo) in dark brown cloth, 221pp, index, publishers ads at rear
Name on fly-leaf. Covers dusty with 3 tiny chips to fore-edge of rear cover, internally still very clean and tight and overall slightly better than VERY GOOD
Hardcover
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