GBL Books: History / architecture
found: 14 books

 
BARRY, JOSEPH.
VERSAILLES. The Passions and Politics of an Era.
London. Victor Gollancz, 1972., 538 pages including chapter notes and bibliography. 36 b./w. illustrations. Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine cover. D./w. is near fine, but corners slightly rubbed, and its price clipped. 23.5cm. x 15.5cm. ISBN 0575014709. 1972
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Book number: 8283
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.28 | JP¥ 574]
Keywords: 5771c France Versailles Louis XIII Louis XV Sun King Louis VI

 
BRAUN, HUGH.
THE ENGLISH CASTLE.
London. B. T. Batsford, 1942-43., Second edition, revised. Foreword by Hilaire Belloc. 120 pages. Colour frontispiece is a painting of Richmond Castle, and 121 black & white photographs. Attractive d../w. is worn on corners and edges, top of spine and front top corner are torn, o./w. very good. 22cm. x 14cm. 1942
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Book number: 6689
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.61 | JP¥ 718]
Keywords: castle England Kenilworth barbican Camber castle Framlingham Pevensey Barnwell Conway castle Bodiam

 
CLEATOR, P.E.
Castles and Kings.
London. Robert Hale, 1963., First edition. 224 pages including glossary & bibliography, with diagrams and maps by the author. 15 b./w. photographs on 8 pages. Chapter headings illustrated with drawings, and 18 figures in text. Contents near fine, no inscription or marks, D./w. near fine, not price clipped, ( 21/-.) 22.75cm. x 14.5cm. 1963
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Book number: 8308
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.62 | JP¥ 502]
Keywords: Kings castles history royalty rulers aristocracy

 
DARLEY, GILLIAN.
THE NATIONAL TRUST BOOK OF THE FARM.
London. National Trust / Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1981., 256 pages. 32 colour photographs, and 198 black & white, by Pamla Toler. Near fine,no inscription or marks, in near fine cover. Near fine d./w., but price clipped. 29cm. x 22cm. ISBN 0297780069. 1981
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Book number: 7529
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.28 | JP¥ 574]
Keywords: farm farming agriculture National Trust

 
ELLEN, R.G.
A LONDON STEEPLECHASE.A Consise Guide to 150 Old London Churches, with maps & illustrations.
London. City Press, 1972., Ex Library. "A Survey of the 150 Parish Churches historically associated with the Parish Clerks' Company of the City of London." Foreword by the Bishop of London. 163 pages. 24 black & white plates, of photographs, engravings & prints. 'Sale 1995' is stamped in red on front endpage, 'cancelled' & barcode label on half-title, o./w. near fine. Near fine d./w., priced £3.00. Front endpages are illustrated with a map of London showing where the churches are. Back endpages are a map of London showing locations of churches which had histoical links with 'The Worshipful Company of Parish Clerks.' 1972
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Book number: 7543
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 US$ 9.25 | JP¥ 1005]
Keywords: London church City of London Thames steeple steeplechases

 
FLETCHER, RONALD.
IN A COUNTRY CHURCHYARD.
London. B.T. Batsford, 1978., 167 pages including index. 76 b./w. photographs & illustrations. Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w., not price clipped (£6.50) except top edge was nibbled by pet mouse. (Can send scan.) ISBN 071341216X. 1978
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Book number: 5750
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.62 | JP¥ 502]
Keywords: churchyard graveyard gravestone monument burial inscription epitaph

 
GREEN, RICHARD LANCELYN. ( SIGNED BY AUTHOR.)
St. Andrew's Bebington. A History of St Andrew's Parish Church.
Rock Ferry. Countyvise, 1993., Softback. Signed neatly by author under his name on title page. 88 pages, with19 b./w. photographs & church plans. Near fine, no inscription or marks, but previous owner added in margin of p.84 that the vicar became a Bishop. Near fine card cover, priced on back £4.75. 21cm. x 14.75cm. ISBN 090776858X. 1993
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Book number: 8146
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.28 | JP¥ 574]
Keywords: Bebington Wirral Cheshire church

 
HEALD, TIM.
HONOURABLE ESTATES. The English and their Country Houses.
London. Pavilion Books, 1992., Softback. Illustrated in colour by Paul Cox. The country houses are Hadley Hall, Goodwood, Loseley, Stansted, Beaulieu, Maunsel, Midelney, Stratfield Saye, Castle Howard, Bickleigh, Highclere, Milton, Sandringham, Somerleyton, Ragley, Gunby, Hatfield, Brympton D'Evercy, Chatsworth, Hartland, Weston Park, Styles, Sandford Orcas. 182 pages. 25.5cm. x 19cm. Contents near fine, no inscription or marks. Stiff card cover near fine but front top corner faintly creased, priced on back £12.99. ISBN 1851459154. 1992
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Book number: 7444
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.3 | JP¥ 359]
Keywords: country house stately home manor castle

 
METCALF, PRISCILLA.
THE PARK TOWN ESTATE AND THE BATTERSEA TANGLE.
London. London Topographical Society, 1978., Ex Reference Library. "... A peculiar piece of Victorian London property development and its background." Publication no. 121 of the London Topographical Society. 61 pages, including References & Abreviations, Notes, and index. 31 b./w. photographs, maps & plans on 12 plates. Printed on very nice quality paper. Contents are near fine & clean apart from Reference library bookplate (which is torn on the bottom edge), 'Cancelled' and "Sale 1995" stamped on the front end page, and a small library label in back. No d./w. 11" x 8.75". Cloth cover is very good but slightly soiled, corners are slightly bumped, and front top corner is slightly worn. 1978
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Book number: 7862
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 US$ 9.25 | JP¥ 1005]
Keywords: Battersea Park Town Estate London

 
MONTGOMERY-MASSINGBERD, HUGH & WATKIN, DAVID.
THE LONDON RITZ. A Social & Architectural History.
London. Aurum Press, 1980., Ex Library. Illustrated with old photographs, designs, & modern photographs by Keith Collie. "Withdrawn from stock" library stamp on end pages, '45p' is written on front endpage, o./w. near fine. A 3" scratch on back of d./w. has left a faint impression on back cover underneath. D./w. bumped on top edge, corners worn, o./w. very good. 192 pages. About 12.5" x 8.5" ISBN 0906053013 1980
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Book number: 614
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.64 | JP¥ 287]
Keywords: Hotels The Ritz Edwardians Londom Ritz

 
MORRIS, MARTIN H.
THE BOOK OF ROSS-ON-WYE. A Study of an Ancient Town.
Buckingham. Barracuda Books, 1980., Ex Reference library. 144 pages, including bibliography & index. Illustrated in black & white on over 90 pages, with photographs, prints & documents. The illustrations aren't numbered and there are 2, 3 or 4 on some pages. Contents clean apart from library marks, Reference library bookplate, 'Cancelled' and 'SALE 1995' stamped in red on f.e.p. D./w. near fine, priced £10.50. 26.5cm. x 21cm. 1980
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Book number: 7863
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.61 | JP¥ 718]
Keywords: Ross-on-Wye Wye

 
SERVICE, ALASTAIR
VICTORIAN AND EDWARDIAN HAMPSTEAD.Two Walks...
New Barnet. Historical Publications,1989., Paperback. "...Two Walks Through Its Streets & Buildings." Describes the area, some of the houses & buildings, their architects & home owners. 88 pages including index. 82 b./w. photographs & maps. Near fine. 9½" x 7¼". ISBN 0948667036. 1989
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Book number: 2613
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.28 | JP¥ 574]
Keywords: Hampstead London Kate Greenaway Norman Shaw Alfred Waterhouse architecture Edward Gotto George Gilbert Scott C.F.A. Voysey C.H.B. Quennell

 
SPILLER, BRIAN
VICTORIAN PUBLIC HOUSES.
Newton Abbot, Devon. David & Charles, 1972., 112 pages including bibliography & index. Frontispiece in colour, with black & white photographs & prints. 9.75" x 7.25". Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w. priced £2.95. ISBN 0715356976 1972
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Book number: 6387
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.93 | JP¥ 861]
Keywords: pub public house tavern inn beer house

 
TINDALL, GILLIAN.
THREE HOUSES, MANY LIVES.
London. Chatto & Windus, 2012., 324 pages including chapter notes, sources & bibliography. 19 b./w. photographs, illustrations & maps. Near fine, no inscription or marks, in near fine cover. Near fine d./w. priced £18.99. 24.25cm. x 14cm. ISBN 9780701185183. 2012
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Book number: 8173
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.96 | JP¥ 431]
Keywords: Stapleton Burford Hornsey Limpsfield Haringey Taynton Stanhope Finsbury Park

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