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THE BIRTH OF MODERN BRITAIN. A JOURNEY INTO BRITAIN'S ARCHAEOLOGICAL PAST: 1550 TO THE PRESENT.

by Pryor, Francis.

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2011
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9780007299126
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London: Harper, 2011. 299 pp, 9 1/2" H. Colour plates. "The pioneers of agricultural and industrial revolutions were often far too busy innovating and making things to record what was taking place around them, but fortunately for us the buildings and machines they left behind can bring the period vividly to life. During the Second World War, the… Read more
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THE FIFTH BOOK OF PILGRIMAGES TO OLD HOMES.

by Moss, Fletcher.

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Published
1910
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First Edition
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Didsbury: Published By Author, 1910. 426 pp, 10 1/4" H. Brick-coloured cloth over bevelled boards, gilt lettering on spine and front board, gilt illustration on front board, top edge gilt. 212 b&w illustrations. Contents: A Crusader's Home - Plowden; The Last Stronghold of Caratacus; Worsley Old Hall; Clayton Hall; Turton Tower; Tatton Old Hall; The Roman Wall; The… Read more
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CABINETMAKERS OF THE EASTERN SEABOARD. A STUDY OF EARLY CANADIAN FURNITURE.

by Foss, Charles H.

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Published
1977
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Very Good+
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First Edition
ISBN
9780919880092
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Toronto: M.F. Feheley, 1977. 156 pp, folio (13 1/4" H). Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs. "The fine furniture tradition in Canada's eastern provinces was influenced by the arrival of the Loyalists in 1783. Among those who came were people of wealth and quality who transported, by sea, furnishings that were superior in craftsmanship and design. Accomplished cabinetmakers arriving… Read more
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ENGLISH COURT LIFE, FROM HENRY VII TO GEORGE II.

by Dutton, Ralph.

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Published
1963
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London: B.T. Batsford, 1963. 232 pp, 9" H. B&w illustrations. "The atmosphere of a Court is enclosed and artificial. The monarch has in the past enjoyed a wide degree of power without a corresponding sense of obligation or responsibility; and for the courtiers, whose position depended on their agreeableness, flattery has always been at a premium just as… Read more
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BATH.

by Smith, R.A.L.

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Published
1945
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Second Edition, revised.
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London: B.T. Batsford, 1945. 118 pp, 8 3/4" H. Top edge red, pictorial/map endpapers. B&w and colour plates, b&w map. A look at the social, architectural and literary history of the English city of Bath. Contents: A Note on the Author; Foreword; Acknowledgment; Bath Panorama; Roman Bath; Medieval Bath; Tudor and Stuart Bath; The Bath of Beau… Read more
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image of OLD OAKVILLE:  A CHARACTER STUDY OF THE TOWN'S EARLY BUILDINGS AND OF THE MEN WHO BUILT THEM.

OLD OAKVILLE: A CHARACTER STUDY OF THE TOWN'S EARLY BUILDINGS AND OF THE MEN WHO BUILT THEM.

by Peacock, David and Peacock, Suzanne.

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Published
1995
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Second Printing
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9780888820402
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Toronto: Hounslow, 1995. 138 pp, small square 4to (10" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w line drawings, plans, photographs, map. "(A) chronological record illustrating the architectural styles of forty-five of the town's nineteenth-century buildings. From the simple farm cottage to the stately mansion, from the first public houses to the churches of the last quarter of the century, this… Read more
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GOTHIC ENGLAND: A SURVEY OF NATIONAL CULTURE, 1300-1550.

by Harvey, John.

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Published
1948
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London: B.T. Batsford, 1948. 242 pp, 9" H. Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour with photographs, reproductions, maps. "Here is an author ready to summarise the development of English architecture in its peculiar atmosphere of court life, court painting and sculpture, and court music, an author moreover enthusiastic on his subject, and one who has patiently accumulated a… Read more
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HENRY YEVELE, c 1320 to 1400: THE LIFE OF AN ENGLISH ARCHITECT.

by Harvey, John H.

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Published
1946
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London: B.T. Batsford, 1946. 86 pp, 9" H. B&w photographs, reproductions, drawings, floor plans, colour frontispiece. "Henry Yevele's life ranged roughly from 1320 to 1400, a period during which the architectural experiments of the previous century gradually became crystallised in the enduring national style which, for want of a better term, the textbooks call 'Perpendicular'. At the time… Read more
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STRENGTH OF MATERIALS. PARTS 1-2-3.

by I.C.S. Staff.

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1944
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Scranton, PA: International Textbook Company, 1944. 69 pp + 74 pp + 79 pp (three sections, individually paged), 7 5/8" H. Black simulated leather boards with gold lettering on spine, blindstamped lettering, borders on front board. Marbled endpapers, b&w drawings/diagrams, formulae, tables. Chapter headings - Part 1: Effect of Forces on Materials; Stress; Deformation; Elasticity; Simple Stresses;… Read more
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image of SALTBOX AND CAPE COD HOUSES.  REVISED & EXPANDED 2ND EDITION.

SALTBOX AND CAPE COD HOUSES. REVISED & EXPANDED 2ND EDITION.

by Schuler, Stanley.

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Published
2000
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Very Good+
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Revised Edition
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9780764309984
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Atglen, PA: Schiffer, 2000. 160 pp, 11 1/4" H. Marbled-pattern endpapers, color and b&w photographs, floor plans. This book "is for everyone interested in America's early Colonial homes but it is especially for those hoping to build or remodel an attractive, livable, comfortable and reasonably authentic Saltbox or Cape. (It) gives the six best ways to do… Read more
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image of THE NETHERLANDS:  A STUDY OF SOME ASPECTS OF ART, COSTUME AND SOCIAL LIFE.

THE NETHERLANDS: A STUDY OF SOME ASPECTS OF ART, COSTUME AND SOCIAL LIFE.

by Sitwell, Sacheverell.

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London: B.T. Batsford 168 pp, 8 3/4" H. Top edge orange. Pictorial endpapers, b&w drawings, b&w and colour plates, fold-out map at rear. Contents: Introduction; Dutch Water Towns (Delft, Dordrecht, Haarlem, Leyden, Utrecht); Amsterdam (Churches, Canals, Houses, and their Interiors); Villages of the Waterland (Broek, Koog aan de Zaan, Krommenie, Monnikendam, Edam, Volendam, Marken); The Hague and… Read more
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THE CAMBRIDGE CULTURAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN. VOLUME 9. MODERN BRITAIN. (FIRST PUBLISHED AS THE CAMBRIDGE GUIDE TO THE ARTS IN BRITAIN: SINCE THE SECOND WORLD WAR.

by Ford, Boris, ed. Roy Shaw, Gwen Shaw, Paul Griffiths, Fernau Hall, Peter Fuller, Andrew Saint, Christopher Frayling, Gilbert Phelps, Neil Sinyard, Joseph Rykwert, Simon Pepper, John Heskett, Alan Munton.

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1995
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press for The Folio Society, 1995. 350 pp, 10" H. Bound in full dark blue cloth with title and shield in gold on spine. B&w illustrations and colour plates. Contents: General Introduction; The Cultural and Social Setting; Music; Ballet; The Visual Arts; New Towns; The Third Programme; The Crafts; Literature and Drama; Film;… Read more
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THE CAMBRIDGE CULTURAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN. VOLUME 7. VICTORIAN BRITAIN. (FIRST PUBLISHED AS THE CAMBRIDGE GUIDE TO THE ARTS IN BRITAIN: THE LATER VICTORIAN AGE.)

by Ford, Boris, ed. Asa Briggs, John Summerson, Jacques Carre, John Holloway, George Rowell, John Nelson Tarn, Peter Fuller, Andor Gomme, Gillian Naylor, William Price, Michael Kennedy, Roly Bain, Norman Vance.

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1995
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press for The Folio Society, 1995. 347 pp, 10" H. Bound in full dark blue cloth with title and shield in gold on spine. B&w illustrations and colour plates. Contents: General Introduction; The Later Victorian Age (The reign in review / Tendencies and trends); Architecture; The Public Park; Literature; The Drama of Wilde… Read more
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THE CAMBRIDGE CULTURAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN. VOLUME 8. EARLY TWENTIETH-CENTURY BRITAIN. (FIRST PUBLISHED AS THE CAMBRIDGE GUIDE TO THE ARTS IN BRITAIN: THE EDWARDIAN AGE AND THE INTER-WAR YEARS.)

by Ford, Boris, ed. Wilfrid Mellers, Rupert Hildyard, Jacques Berthoud, Simon Pepper, Michael Kennedy, Richard Cork, John Beer, John Summerson, Neil Sinyard, Gillian Naylor, Frank Whitehead.

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1995
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press for The Folio Society, 1995. 348 pp, 10" H. Bound in full dark blue cloth with title and shield in gold on spine. B&w illustrations and colour plates. Contents: General Introduction; The Edwardian Age and the Inter-War Years; Literature and Drama; The Garden City; Music; The Visual Arts; The 'Civilization' of Bloomsbury;… Read more
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THE CAMBRIDGE CULTURAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN. VOLUME 6. THE ROMANTIC AGE IN BRITAIN. (FIRST PUBLISHED AS THE CAMBRIDGE GUIDE TO THE ARTS IN BRITAIN: ROMANTICS TO EARLY VICTORIANS.)

by Ford, Boris, ed. David Punter, Alexander Youngson, John Beer, Michael Rosenthal, John Harvey, Alexandra Wedgwood, H.C. Robbins Landon, Tom Williamson, Pat Kirkham, Christopher Gillie.

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1995
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Cambridge: Cambrige University Press for The Folio Society, 1995. 330 pp, 10" H. Bound in full dark blue cloth with title and shield in gold on spine. B&w illustrations and colour plates. Contents: General Introduction; Romantics to Early Victorians; Edinburgh: City of Reason and Nature; Literature; The Fine Arts; Graphic Satire and Illustration; Architecture; Music; The… Read more
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THE CAMBRIDGE CULTURAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN. VOLUME 3. SIXTEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN. (FIRST PUBLISHED AS THE CAMBRIDGE CULTURAL GUIDE TO THE ARTS IN BRITAIN: RENAISSANCE AND REFORMATION.)

by Ford, Boris, ed. Dominic Baker-Smith, Malcolm Airs, Derek Traversi, Eric Mercer, John Milsom, John Steane, Maurice Howard, Nigel Llewellyn, Philippa Glanville, Michael Leslie.

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Published
1995
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Cambridge: Cambrige University Press for The Folio Society, 1995. 325 pp, 10" H. Bound in full dark blue cloth with title and shield in gold on spine. B&w illustrations and colour plates. Contents: General Introduction; Renaissance and Reformation; Architecture; Literature and Drama; The Town of Shrewsbury; Music; Renaissance Gardens and Parks; Painting and Imagery; A Tudor… Read more
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THE CAMBRIDGE CULTURAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN. VOLUME 5. EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN. (FIRST PUBLISHED AS THE CAMBRIDGE GUIDE TO THE ARTS IN BRITAIN: THE AUGUSTAN AGE.)

by Ford, Boris, ed. Arthur Humphreys, Geoffrey Beard, Raymond O'Malley, David Mannings, Cinzia Maria Sicca, Pat Rogers, T.J. Edelstein, Sally Jeffery, Michael Symes, Nicholas Anderson, Bryan Little.

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1995
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press for The Folio Society, 1995. 349 pp, 10" H. Bound in full dark blue cloth with title and shield in gold on spine. B&w illustrations and colour plates. Contents: General Introduction; The Arts in Eighteenth-Century Britain; The Decorative and Useful Arts; Flowers in the Valley: Folk-Songs in Britain; The Visual Arts; Holkham… Read more
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LA FERRONNERIE. REPERTOIRE DE L'ARCHITECTURE MODERN.

by Virette, Jean, introduction.

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Published
1930
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First Edition
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Paris: Editions S. de Bonadona / Librairie Nouvelle de l'Architecture et des Beaux-Arts , 1930. 12 3/4" H. Portfolio with grey boards, red cloth spine, black lettering and red banding on front board, cloth ribbon ties (faded from red?). French text only. Includes four-page introductory pamphlet (title page, copyright page, one page Introduction by Jean Virette and Table… Read more
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BELGIUM AND LUXEMBOURG.

by Edwards, Tudor.

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Published
1951
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London: B.T. Batsford, 1951. 128 pp, 8 3/4" H. Colour frontispiece, b&w photographs, 2 maps. "Belgium, Luxembourg and French Flanders are included in this survey of an area which is, intentionally, treated more as a cultural than a nationalistic entity. It is an area whose buildings, customs and people share a common quality that traverses national frontiers: a… Read more
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CHARLES' GIFT: SALUTE TO A MARYLAND HOUSE OF 1650. WITH SIGNED LETTER.

by Footner, Hulbert. (William Hulbert Footner.)

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Published
1939
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1939. 290 pp, 8 7/8" H. Dark blue cloth spine (with gilt lettering/decoration) and corners, light blue paper-covered boards and endpapers. B&w photographs by Paul Braun, Arthur Mooney and others. Inscribed on half title page: "Norah and Chew Atkins / their book inscribed in / memory of old times by / Hulbert… Read more
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