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EARLY AMERICAN MILLS
Written by Martha Zimiles; Murray Zimiles.
Stock no. 1823449
Published by Bramhall House. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

All over the Northeastern part of the United States stand the remains of the buildings that housed the birth of industry in America. This book examines America's industrial revolution in a lively and instructive way, with the emphasis always on the architectural beauty and value of the early mills, factories, and mill villages. Large format. Blue cloth spine with dark blue title, blue paper boards. B/w photos and illustrations and 11 colour plates. ISBN: 0517181282. Light browning to horizontal edges of boards and text block. Personal inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn with a few closed tears, some repaired with clear tape, a few grubby marks and some fading to rear panel.

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THE WORKHOUSE: A STUDY OF POOR-LAW BUILDINGS IN ENGLAND
Written by Kathryn Morrison.
Stock no. 1823445
Published by English Heritage; Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Recognising that an undervalued and poorly understood category of building was in danger of simply being lost, the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England has attempted to make a record of these structures against their historical background. A story of the student of social history, as much as for the professional architectural historian. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Previous owner's address label to front endpaper. Contents otherwise fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased, lightly faded to spine & worn at top of same, minor scuffing to rear panel. ISBN: 1873592361. Top corners of boards lightly bumped. Previous owner's address label to front endpaper else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel, slightly faded to spine and worn at top of spine.

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THE MEDIEVAL HOUSES OF KENT: AN HISTORICAL ANALYSIS
Written by Sarah Pearson.
Stock no. 1823444
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Green cardwraps. B/w maps and diagrams, b/w photos. 196 pages. ISBN: 0113000472. Corners of covers lightly rubbed and creased. Contents clean.

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HOUSES OF THE GENTRY 1480-1680
Written by Nicholas Cooper.
Stock no. 1823442
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Published for The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art in Association with English Heritage. A treasury of information about English upper-class houses of 1480 to 1680, and about the attitudes and motives of those who built, owned and lived in them. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0300073909. Top front corner of board lightly bumped. Top edge of text block lightly browned. Tiny indentation to rear vertical edge and corresponding nick to dustwrapper. Rear panel of dustwrapper lightly scuffed.

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THE IMPACT OF THE RAILWAYS IN THE EAST END 1835-2010
Written by Emma Dwyer.
Stock no. 1823439
Published by Museum Of London Archaeology. 1st 2011. Slightly better than very good condition.

Historical archaeology from the London Overground East London line. Monograph 52. Large format. Matt black pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9781901992984. A few scuff marks to boards. Base of spine lightly bumped. Contents fine.

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ENGLISH HOSPITALS 1660-1948: A SURVEY OF THEIR ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN
Written by Harriet Richardson; et al.
Stock no. 1823438
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Hospital buildings constructed between 1660 and 1948, analysing the changing ideas and institutions that created them as well as their structure, layout and design. Edited by Harriet Richardson. B/w photos. ISBN: 1873592299. A nice, clean copy. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few light marks and is lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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SADDLEWORTH BUILDINGS
Written by W. John Smith.
Stock no. 1823437
Published by Saddleworth Historical Society. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition.

A guide to the vernacular architecture of the parish of Saddleworth in the Pennines. Large format. White cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0904982068. Spine and rear cover browned. Rear cover creased from lower open edge corner. Old bookseller's price label to rear cover. Contents are clean.

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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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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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