Island Books: Fine Art: Architecture
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[JOHN HENRY PARKER]
"A Glossary of Terms used in Grecian, Roman, Italian and Gothic Architecture. Exemplified by Four Hundred Wood-Cuts. IN CONTEMPORARY MOROCCO"
"Charles Tilt, 1838" "8vo., Second Edition, with an engraved frontispiece, 64 wood-engraved plates (each containing several figures) and numerous wood-engravings in the text, endpapers and preliminaries lightly spotted; contemporary green half morocco, marbled boards, gilt back, marbled edges, skilfully rebacked, original backstrip gilt with five raised bands laid down, one or two scuffs on boards else a very good, bright, clean copy. Parker's most popular, if not his most profound, work. It includes fresh ideas on Saxon architecture, an article on stained glass by Willement, and (like most of Parker's writings) is charmingly - and accurately - illustrated by Jewitt."
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Book number: 2951
GBP 72.00 [Appr.: EURO 84.5 US$ 93.37 | JP¥ 10142]
Keywords: "english church architecture, ecclesiology, architecture"

 
G. ALLEN
The Smaller House of To-day.
"Batsford, [1926]" "8vo., First Edition, with a coloured frontispiece and 219 photographs and plans in the text, free endpapers mildly browned; original decorative blue cloth upper board blocked and lettered in black, gilt back, backstrip faded (but all lettering wholly legible), a very good, clean, tight copy. Designs for commuter-belt housing in the style of the Twenties. Architects include Basil Oliver, Quennell and the author, with a well-organised text. Uncommon in this condition."
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Book number: 19212
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.25 US$ 38.9 | JP¥ 4226]
Keywords: "architecture, houses, commuters, commuter-belt, gordon allen, basil oliver, peter quennell"

 
W.J. ANDERSON
"The Architecture of the Renaissance in Italy. A General View for the Use of Students and Others. Fourth Edition, Revised and Enlarged. MICHAEL CHERNIAVSKY'S COPY"
"Batsford, 1909" "Roy. 8vo., Fourth Edition, with a frontispiece,69 plates (several in collotype) and 110 illustrations in the text; original red buckram, upper board elaborately blocked and lettered in gilt, gilt back, gilt top, very neatly recased, a near fine copy. With 24pp publisher's catalogue bound in at end. MICHAEL CHERNIAVSKY'S COPY WITH HIS SIGNED INSCRIPTION ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. Anderson's major survey was first published in 1896. A second edition (incorporating a table of principal buildings) followed in 1898 and was reissued in 1900. The present edition is the largest and best, with a considerably enlarged quota of plates and illustrations. Michael Theodore Cherniavsky (1920-1992) was a renowned and long-serving (1948-1966) master of history at Christ's Hospital School and subsequently Professor of History at the University of Waterloo, Ontario from 1967 to 1983. A lovely copy."
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Book number: 19773
GBP 82.00 [Appr.: EURO 96 US$ 106.34 | JP¥ 11551]
Keywords: "fine art, architecture, italy, renaissance, william anderson"

 
(COLEN CAMPBELL). ROYAL INSITUTE OF BRITISH ARCHITECTS.
Catalogue of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects. Colen Campbell.. Colen Campbell. Compiled by John Harris. NEAR FINE XL COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER
"Gregg International, [Farnborough, 1973]" "Folio, First Edition, with a frontispiece and 187 fine tinted and monochrome reproductions; original blue cloth, upper board blocked in blind, gilt back, a very good, clean copy in the dustwrapper, the latter rubbed and chipped at edges. Fourth volume of the Catalogue of the RIBA Drawings Collection. This volume is complete in itself."
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Book number: 22692
GBP 135.00 [Appr.: EURO 158 US$ 175.07 | JP¥ 19016]
Keywords: "mstock, fine art, architecture, riba, royal institute of british architects, colen campbell"

 
CHINESE ACADEMY OF ARCHITECTURE
Ancient Chinese Architecture. [First English Edition]. FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER
"China Building Industry Press & Joint Publishing Hong Kong, [1982]" "Roy. 4to., First English Edition, with very numerous fine coloured photographs throughout; red cloth, upper board blocked in blind, backstrip lettered in silver, a fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper."
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Book number: 23376
GBP 44.00 [Appr.: EURO 51.5 US$ 57.06 | JP¥ 6198]
Keywords: "architecture, china, chinese architecture"

 
G. BERTUZZI
Il Rinnovamento Edilizio a Modena nella Seconda Meta del Settecento. FINE SET IN PUBLISHER'S SLIP-CASE
"Aedes Muratoriana, Modena, 1981-82-83" "3 vols., 8vo., First Edition, text in Italian, with numerous plates, illustrations and facsimiles throughout; original pictorial wrappers, a fine set in publisher's board slip-case. EXTREMELY SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION"
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Book number: 24775
GBP 300.00 [Appr.: EURO 351.25 US$ 389.05 | JP¥ 42259]
Keywords: "architecture, modena, bertuzzi"

 
MARCUS BINNEY.
The Chateaux of France. Photographs by Fredrick H. Evans from the Archives of Country Life 1897-1939. FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER
"Mitchell Beazley, [1994]" "Roy. 4to., First Edition, with a frontispiece and very numerous fine photographs (many full-page) throughout, and pictorial endpapers; black cloth, gilt back, a fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper."
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Book number: 22104
GBP 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 82 US$ 90.78 | JP¥ 9860]
Keywords: "architecture, chateaux, french chateaux"

 
ANTHONY BLUNT
"Neapolitan Baroque & Rococo Architecture. BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY IN DUSTWRAPPER"
"Zwemmer, [1975]" "Sm. folio, First Edition, with a coloured frontispiece, 300 plates in monochrome and illustrations in the text; blue cloth, gilt back, a very good, bright, firm copy in dustwrapper. This standard reference was issued as Zwemmer Studies in Architecture XV. VERY SCARCE."
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Book number: 25879
GBP 285.00 [Appr.: EURO 333.75 US$ 369.59 | JP¥ 40146]
Keywords: "mstock, fine art, architecture, anthony blunt, italian architecture"

 
HUGH BRAUN
An Introduction to English Mediaeval Architecture.
"Faber, [1951]" "Roy. 8vo., First Edition, with a frontispiece, 214 plates and numerous plans and diagrams in the text;, some mild offsetting from fold-ins to free endpapers; cloth, gilt back, a very good, bright, clean copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. This standard reference covers the whole range of mediaeval building from the practical aspect of available materials and their properties, and of the constructional methods they dictated, paying particular account to the origins and development of building plan."
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Book number: 12590
GBP 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.75 US$ 28.53 | JP¥ 3099]
Keywords: "fine art, architecture, mediaeval architecture, braun"

 
R.A. BRIGGS
"Bungalows and Country Residences. A Series of Designs and Examples of recently executed Works. Third Edition, with additional Plates. REMARKABLY BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY"
"Batsford, 1895" "Roy. 4to., Third Edition, with numerous fine plates; original blue cloth, upper board and backstrip lettered in gilt, a remarkably bright, clean copy. This edition contains four extra plates, including two residences planned for New Zealand. Scarce, especially in this condition"
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Book number: 18895
GBP 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 93.75 US$ 103.75 | JP¥ 11269]
Keywords: "mstock, shelfssa, architecture, vernacular architecture, domestic architecture, bungalows, country houses, batsford"

 
MARTIN S. BRIGGS
Puritan Architecture and its Future.
"Lutterworth Press, [1946]" "8vo., First Edition, with a frontispiece,35 plates on 22 and numerous illustrations and diagrams in the text; blue cloth, gilt back, a very good, bright, clean copy. Briggs enjoins his fellow professionals to consider rebuilding churches in 'a fresh, positive and distinctive type of Puritan architecture'."
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Book number: 14646
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 15.56 | JP¥ 1690]
Keywords: "fine art, architecture, churches, puritan architecture,"

 
L.F. CAVE
The Smaller English House. Its History and Development.
"Hale, [1981]" "8vo., First Edition, with numerous plates; red cloth, ackstrip lettered in silver, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. A standard reference"
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Book number: 16281
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.97 | JP¥ 1409]
Keywords: "fine art, architecture, building, english house"

 
F. CHEETHAM
Alabaster Images of Medieval England. [Second Edition].
"Association for Cultural Exchange and Boydell Press, [2011]" "Sm. folio, Second Edition, with very numerous photographs in the text; pictorial boards, a fine copy. Long awaited sequel to the author's earlier 'English Medieval Alabasters' (1984). With over 2,400 entries this is the fullest catalogue available. The photographs at end are arranged by subject: Saints (102 images), Life of the Virgin (119 images), Life of Christ (97 images), Last Judgement (5 images), Trinity (14 images), Te Deum (7 images), Sacraments (1 image), Heads of St. John the Baptist (21 images)."
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Book number: 24911
GBP 185.00 [Appr.: EURO 216.75 US$ 239.91 | JP¥ 26060]
Keywords: "fine art, architecture, church architecture, alabaster, carving, medieval"

 
A.C. COTTON
The Planning of Modern Buildings. No. 1. Town Halls. IN THE DUSTWRAPPER
"Architectural Press, [1936]" "Folio, First Edition, with very numerous plans and elevations in the text; cloth, upper board and backstrip blocked and lettered in red, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter very lightly age-soiled and with minor loss at extremities. With the ownership stamp of Pritchard, Godwin & Clist, of Kidderminster, on front free endpaper. Scarce in the dustwrapper"
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Book number: 13980
GBP 32.00 [Appr.: EURO 37.5 US$ 41.5 | JP¥ 4508]
Keywords: "fine art, architecture, town halls, architectural press"

 
A.C. COTTON
The Planning of Modern Buildings. No. 1. Town Halls. IN THE DUSTWRAPPER
"Architectural Press, [1936]" "Folio, First Edition, with very numerous plans and elevations in the text; cloth, upper board and backstrip blocked and lettered in red, a very good, clean copy in thedustwrapper, the latter very lightly age-soiled and with minor loss at extremities. Scarce in the dustwrapper"
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Book number: 17888
GBP 36.00 [Appr.: EURO 42.25 US$ 46.69 | JP¥ 5071]
Keywords: "mstock, fine art, architecture, town halls, architectural press"

 
A.C. COTTON
The Planning of Modern Buildings. No. 1. Town Halls. IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER
"Architectural Press, [1936]" "Folio, First Edition, with very numerous plans and elevations in the text; cloth, upper board and backstrip blocked and lettered in red, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter very lightly age-soiled and with minor loss at extremities. With trade stamp on front free endpaper. SCARCE IN THE DUSTWRAPPER"
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Book number: 24683
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 47 US$ 51.87 | JP¥ 5634]
Keywords: "fine art, architecture, town halls, architectural press"

 
R. ELDER
Greek Architecture. PUBLISHER'S PRESENTATION COPY
"Macmillan, New York NY, 1909" "8vo., First Edition, with very numerous photographs, illustrations and diagrams throughout; small marginal stain on front endpapers; red cloth, upper board and backstrip elaborately blocked and lettered in gilt, gilt top, a bright, firm copy. With publisher's presentation stamp in blind on title. The author was Professor of Art and Archaeology at Princeton. SCARCE."
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Book number: 25835
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.25 US$ 38.9 | JP¥ 4226]
Keywords: "architecture, greek architecture, allan marquand"

 
CLOUGH WILLIAMS-ELLIS.
On Trust for the Nation [with] On Trust for the Nation II. n Trust for the Nation [with] On Trust for the Nation II.
"Paul Elek, [1947-1949]" "2 vols., roy. 8vo., First Edition, with frontispieces, numerous plates and illustrations throughout and maps on japon (a number folding) in first volume; pictorial boards (first volume), red cloth (second volume), covers of second volume lightly sunned else a very good, bright, clean set."
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Book number: 24341
GBP 34.00 [Appr.: EURO 40 US$ 44.09 | JP¥ 4789]
Keywords: "architecture, architects, national trust, clough williams-wllis"

 
BANISTER FLETCHER
A History of Architecture on the Comparative Method. Thirteenth ['Jubilee'] Edition.
"Batsford, [1946]" "4to., Thirteenth Edition, with very numerous illustrations throughout; cloth, gilt back, case very slightly shaken else a very good, bright, clean clean copy."
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Book number: 17820
GBP 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 82 US$ 90.78 | JP¥ 9860]
Keywords: "mstock, shelfkc, fine art, architecture, banister fletcher"

 
(MARJORY WHITTINGTON). JOHN GLOAG.
"The Englishman's Castle. A History of Houses, large and small, in Town and Country, from AD 100 to the Present Day. With Drawings by Marjory Whittington. NEAR FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER"
"Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1944" "8vo., First Edition, with a coloured frontispiece, 15 coloured plates, 11 plates in monochrome, and numerous illustrations in the text; red cloth, backstrip lettered in yellow, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. Well-written general study with very attractive plates."
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Book number: 6234
GBP 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.75 US$ 20.75 | JP¥ 2254]
Keywords: "topography, architecture, english homes"

 
M. HALL
The English Country House from the Archives of Country Life 1897-1939. NEAR FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER
"Mitchell Beazley, [1994]" "Roy. 4to., First Edition, with a frontispiece and very numerous fine photographs (many full-page) throughout, and pictorial endpapers; black cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper."
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Book number: 22103
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 47 US$ 51.87 | JP¥ 5634]
Keywords: "architecture, english country houses, english country house, country life"

 
JOHN HARVEY
"Gothic England. A Survey of National Culture 1300-1550. Second Edition, Revised. NEAR FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER"
"Batsford, [1948]" "8vo., Second Edition, with a coloured frontispiece, very numerous monochrome plates, and endpaper charts in green; red cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. Heavily revised version of the original edition published in the preceding year."
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Book number: 23019
GBP 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.75 US$ 28.53 | JP¥ 3099]
Keywords: "architecture, gothic architecture, john harvey, batsford"

 
CHRISTOPHER HUSSEY
English Country Houses. Mid Georgian 1760-1800. [Revised Edition]. IN THE DUSTWRAPPER
"Country Life, [1963]" "Sm. folio, Revised Edition, with a frontispiece and 507 fine photographs (a number full-page) in the text, small neat inscription on front free endpaper; original green buckram, upper board framed and lettered in gilt, gilt back, gilt top, green endpapers, a near fine copy in price-clipped dustwrapper, the latter weith one minor loss at bottom corner. Revised version, with additional photographs and updated text, of the original edition of 1956. Hussey's masterly trilogy is the definitive study. This is the second volume; each volume is complete in itself. Very scarce, especially in the dustwrapper."
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Book number: 20886
GBP 165.00 [Appr.: EURO 193.25 US$ 213.98 | JP¥ 23242]
Keywords: "fine art, architecture, topography, country houses, christopher hussey"

 
CHRISTOPHER HUSSEY
English Country Houses. Early Georgian 1715-1760.
"Country Life, [1955]" "Roy. 4to., First Edition, with a frontispiece and 465 fine photographs (a number full-page) in the text; original buckram gilt, gilt back, gilt top, a very good, clean copy in dustwrapper, the latter frayed and creased at edges. Hussey's masterly trilogy is the definitive study. This first volume was followed by 'Mid Georgian 1760-1800' (1956) and 'Late Georgian 1800-1840' (1958). Each volume is complete in itself."
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Book number: 25175
GBP 165.00 [Appr.: EURO 193.25 US$ 213.98 | JP¥ 23242]
Keywords: "mstock, fine art, architecture, topography, country houses, christopher hussey"

 
(THOMAS GRAHAM JACKSON). N. JACKSON (ED.)
Recollections. The Life and Travels of a Victorian Architect. FINE COPY IN THE DUSTWRAPPER
"Unicorn Press, 2003" "8vo., First Edition, with very numerous plates and illustrations; cloth, a fine copy in the dustwrapper. Presents much previously unpublished material, including Jackson's record of the historic buildings of Dalmatia"
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Book number: 23463
GBP 36.00 [Appr.: EURO 42.25 US$ 46.69 | JP¥ 5071]
Keywords: "mstock, architecture, thomas graham jackson"

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