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THE BIRMINGHAM JEWELLERY QUARTER: AN ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY OF THE MANUFACTORIES
Written by John Cattell; Sheila Ely; Barry Jones.
Stock no. 1823431
Published by English Heritage. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Birmingham Jewellery Quarter is remarkable for its dense concentration of converted houses, factories and specialist buildings: a particular combination of structures associated with jewellery and metalworking which does not seem to exist anywhere else in the world. This book describes the development of the Quarter and the various building types in contains. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 1873592485. Small dint to rear spine edge of boards and dustwrapper (as if something heavy was dropped on it). Else a fine copy.

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HOUSES OF THE NORTH YORK MOORS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1823424
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition.

A survey of 80 civil parishes over an area of 1500 sq km. Residences of the gentry and houses and inns in the market towns of Helmsley, Kirkbymoorside and Pickering are included, but the most characteristic buildings of the region are the farmhouses, many of which have developed from longhouses. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and plans. ISBN: 0113000146. Spine faded from green to blue. Text block slightly grubby. Contents clean.

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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.

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MEASUREMENT AND RECORDING OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS
Written by Peter Swallow; David Watt; Robert Ashton.
Stock no. 1322504
Published by Donhead. 1st 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A practical guide to measured building surveys with a special emphasis on recordng the fabric historic buildings. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 164 pages. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 187339408X. Spine bumped. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased.

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VERNACULAR ARCHITECTURE
Written by Henry Glassie.
Stock no. 1322502
Published by Indiana University Press; Material Culture. 2003. Fine condition.

Cardwraps. Colour and b/w photos throughout. 197 pages. ISBN: 0253213959. 2nd printing.

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SCOTTISH COUNTRY HOUSES 1600-1914
Written by Ian Gow; Alistair Rowan.
Stock no. 1823405
Published by Edinburgh University Press. 1st thus 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

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.

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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.

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MEDIEVAL ARCHITECTURE MEDIEVAL ART (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Paolo Piva; A. Cadel; F. Gandolfo; et al.
Stock no. 2136592
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2010. As new condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Black cloth with white titles to spines. Stunning colour photographs. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! This copy would make a wonderful gift. Slip case is near fine.

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SURVEYING HISTORIC BUILDINGS
Written by David Watt; Peter Swallow.
Stock no. 1322487
Published by Donhead. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Focusing on the unique nature of the principles involved in surveying historic buildings. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 302 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 1873394160. Sspine bumped. Small dent to lower edge of rear cover. Small white address label to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is creased at edges and very slightly faded to spine.

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ENGLISH FARMSTEADS 1750-1914
Written by P.S. Barnwell; Colum Giles. Illustrated by A.T. Adams.
Stock no. 1322468
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.

A study of historic farmsteads. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 1873592302. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Spine faded. Contents fine.

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THE EARLY TUDOR COUNTRY HOUSE
Written by Maurice Howard.
Stock no. 1322441
Published by George Philip. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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PRESERVING POST-WAR HERITAGE
Written by Susan Macdonald.
Stock no. 1322437
Published by Donhead. 1st 2001. Very good condition.

The care and conservation of mid-twentieth-century architecture. Black pictorial boards. 235 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 1873394357. Spine and corners bumped. Crease to lower corner of front cover. Contents fine.

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