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LINCOLN CATHEDRAL: THE BIOGRAPHY OF A GREAT BUILDING
Written by Jonathan Foyle.
Stock no. 1815126
Published by Scala Books. Circa 2015. Fine condition.
Large format. Cardwraps. ISBN: 9781857599282. Still in original shrinkwrap.
MASTER DRAWINGS FROM THE FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT ARCHIVES
Written by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer. Illustrated by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Stock no. 1815088
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1990. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
An authoritative study of Frank Lloyd Wright's drawings from the archives at Taliesin West, Wright's last residence and studio near Scottsdale, Arizona, surveys the architect's entire career. Large format. Cream cloth boards, black title to spine and publisher's vignette to front. Colour & b/w illustrations. 303 pages including index. ISBN: 050034115X.
THE BASILICA OF ST FRANCIS OF ASSISI: THE FRESCOES BY GIOTTO, HIS PRECURSORS AND FOLLOWERS
Written by Elvio Lunghi. Illustrated by Giotto.
Stock no. 1815052
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition.
Recounting the fascinating history of the basilica and analysing the frescoes themselves. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. 191 pages including index. ISBN: 0500278342. Pale foxing to top edges of title page and rear endpaper. Light scuffing to rear cover.
ART AND ARCHITECTURE IN FRANCE 1500-1700
Written by A. Blunt.
Stock no. 1815046
Published by Penguin Books. 4th 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
4th Edition. From the successive French invasions of Italy to the declining years of the 'Sun King' Anthony Blunt surveys in this volume the architecture, painting and sculpture of two centuries in which France seized the lead in Europe and Paris replaced Rome as the artistic capital. The Pelican History of Art series. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0140560041. Light page edge browning. Light scuffing to pictorial dustwrapper.
THE ARCHITECTURE OF ANCIENT GREECE: AN ACCOUNT OF ITS HISTORIC DEVELOPMENT
Written by William Bell Dinsmoor.
Stock no. 1815043
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 3rd 1950. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Third Edition revised and enlarged based on the first part of The Architecture of Greece and Rome by W.J. Anderson and R.P. Spiers. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates and illustrations. xxiv and 424 pages including index. Some foxing to spine. Text block a little browned. Blue dustwrapper is edge-worn, repaired with clear tape, light foxspots and browned at spine.
ON ALBERTI AND THE ART OF BUILDING
Written by Robert Tavernor.
Stock no. 1815031
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Leon Battista Alberti (1404-72) a Renaissance architect. Blue boards, white title to spine. Colour & b/w photos, b/w plans. xii and 278 pages including index. ISBN: 0300076150.
JOHN NASH: A COMPLETE CATALOGUE
Written by Michael Mansbridge.
Stock no. 1815021
Published by Phaidon. 1st 1991. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
A fully illustrated survey of Nash's works including all of his known and attributed works. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos throughout and a few colour photos included. 336 pages including index. ISBN: 0714826782.
EGYPTIAN ANTIQUITIES IN THE NILE VALLEY: A DESCRIPTIVE HANDBOOK
Written by James Baikie.
Stock no. 1814971
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1932. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A description of the existing examples of Egyptian architecture and art that are to be found on the ancient sites in the Nile Valley. Blue cloth boards, white title to spine. xxvi and 874 pages including index. B/w illustrations and plates. Boards a little marked. 'Librairis "Omnia"' stamp to lower edge of front endpaper. Text block browned and a little grubby. Blue dustwrapper is Browned to spine with the remains of a label.
SOME COTSWOLD COUNTRY HOUSES
Written by James Lees-Milne.
Stock no. 1208847
Published by Dovecote Press. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A Personal Selection of 28 houses known by the author in his lifetime. Large format. B/w photos and illustrations. 158 pages. ISBN: 0946159459. Spine bumped at top and tail. Wrapper is slightly creased at top of spine and front panel.
A PICTORIAL RECORD OF GREAT WESTERN ARCHITECTURE
Written by Adrian Vaughan.
Stock no. 1609751
Published by Oxford Publishing Co. 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The author here has tried to cover a wide range of buildings seen on the Great Western Railway, from the beautiful stations designed by Brunel to the standardised, corrugated iron huts of the early 20th century and the steel framed office blocks of the 1930s. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0902888226. Spine and corners bumped. Wrapper spine is slightly faded.
Written by Germano Celant; David Revere McFadden; et al.
Stock no. 2123629
Published by Rizzoli International Publications. 1st USA 1990. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Large square format. Black cloth. Bright colour photos. American Edition. ISBN: 0847811409. Wrapper is edge-creased.
THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ROBERT AND JAMES ADAM
Written by David King.
Stock no. 2123628
Published by Butterworth Architecture. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Large format. Red cloth with gilt title to spine. The eighteenth century architects Robert and James Adam gave their name to a classical style of architecture, a castle style of architecture and to a style of decoration. This book is the first complete catalogue of their executed works. B/w photos and diagrams throughout. ISBN: 075061286X. Wrapper is a little edge-creased with some pale edge browning.