B.T. Batsford Ltd.
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Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. Illustrated history of gardening in mediaeval times. ISBN: 071342396X. Covers slightly edge rubbed. Some pencil marks erased to top corner of half-title page. There is a light stain to the textblock.
Second edition. The relationship between the geology of the country and the traditional materials which go to the making of the pattern of English building. Much more attention is devoted to domestic rather than ecclesiastical buildings. A book about exteriors with not much about interiors of buildings. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Light rubbing to board edges, minor marks to spine. Text block browned. A few margin marks to contents. Blue dustwrapper is heavily edge-worn with a few chips and tears.
A comprehensive description of the origin and global distribution of this graceful genus plus a section on general characteristics and classification, including alternative names to avoid confusion. Card wraps. B/w diagrams and colour photos. 224 pages including glossary, bibliography, general index and botanical index. ISBN: 0713487593. Text block slightly grubby. Light rubbing to cover edges. Contents clean.
Introduction and commentaries by Olive Cook. B/w photos by Edwin Smith, photographer of buildings. Light blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos throughout. Top edge blue. Boards lightly browned at top & tail of spine. Front board slightly bowed upwards. Pale browning and foxing to prelims else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at edges, worn at corners, foxed to verso (not visible to front), slight loss to top rear edge of spine, a few small closed tears.
Thomas Tompion has been called the 'Father of clockmakers': without a doubt he was one of the finest horologists in history. This book is a definitive record of Tompion's life and work. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w photos and several colour. Top edge blue. Text block lightly browned. Foxing to endpapers. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and worn at corners. Includes contemporary press release of the book
Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. Illustrated history of gardening in mediaeval times. ISBN: 071342396X. Light creasing to corners of covers, spine lightly faded. Text block slightly grubby and browned. Contents clean.
An admirable introduction to the subject of old abbeys. Junior Heritage Books series. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations and b/w photos. Minimal bumping to spine. Endpapers partly browned. Dustwrapper is edge worn with loss and tears at top edges.
Junior Heritage Books series. The growth of the English House from prehistoric times to the 20th century. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 80 pages. Colour illustrations and b/w photos. Spine slightly bumped. Slight fading to cover edges. Gilt stamp to centre of front cover. Prize plate to front pastedown. Endpapers partly browned. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with small tear at top of spine and small paper repair to centre of spine.
The Junior Heritage series. The story of castles from their origin in Norman times to their decline five centuries later. Orange boards. 80 pages. B/w photos and colour illustrations. Spine very slightly bumped. Light page browning to contents else clean. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed.
Colour illustrations. B/w photos. A Junior Heritage Book. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Two names in ink to front free-endpaper (one crossed out). Light page edge browning and some page corner tips lightly creased. Price-cut wrapper is edge chipped with minimal loss and browned to spine.
Blue boards, 116 pages. Some colour but many b/w plates and photos. Spine very slightly bumped and rubbed. Prize plate to front pastedown. Foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is price-cut (loss to top corner of front flap), edge rubbed, browned and foxed - not as bad as it sounds, still very good.
The author's wide experience and objective approach to so many classic marques make this a must for enthusiasts. B/w photos. 190 pages plus index. ISBN: 0713432624. SIGNED by author and dated 'October 1976' to title page. Light browning and a few foxspots to outer page edges.