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Architectural Notes on German Churches. A New Edition. To which is now added, Notes Written During an Architectural Tour in Picardy and Normandy.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Cambridge. Printed at the Pitt Press, by John Smith, Printer to the University, for J. & J.J. Deighton. 1835., 8vo, 22cm, xxvi,235p., with 4 engraved plates including frontis with tissue guards, original fine grain maroon cloth, gilt spine title, expertly restored, some occasional slight foxing, a fine copy (Agc). - The second, and enlarged, edition of Whewell's theory of Gothic architecture first published in 1830. A prolific writer, particularly on the science of tides, William Whewell (1794-1866) was master Trinity College, Cambridge.
$125.00 Book Number: 26868 Order / Enquire
Churches of Yorkshire. No. II. Methley.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Leeds. T.W. Green, Commercial Street. 1843., 25cm, second edition, 20p., 3 lithographic plates, 8 text illustrations, original wraps bound in contemporary half olive green calf, marbled boards and endpapers, ex-library copy with blind stamps & label on lower spine edge of the upper cover, very good (B3). ~ The village church of St. Oswald, Methley, located about six miles from Leeds, dates from the 14th century. The two lithographic views and a church plan were lithographed by George Hawkins from the drawings of J.W. Hugall. Part of a monthly series on the ancient churches of Yorkshire.
$25.00 Book Number: 25697 Order / Enquire
Churches of Yorkshire. No. V. - Thirsk.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Leeds. T.W. Green, Commercial Street. 1843., 25cm, 16p., 2 lithographic plates, 3 text illustrations, original wraps bound in half light green calf, marbled gilt spine title, boards and endpapers, ex-library copy with blind-stamps & label on lower front cover spine corner, very good sound copy (B3). ~ Part of a monthly series on the ancient churches of Yorkshire, the Parish of "Thirsk" being in the North Riding. The original wrappers include a list of subscriber's names. The Thirsk church is in the architectural style called Perpendicular English which prevailed from 1377 to 1546.
$25.00 Book Number: 25700 Order / Enquire
Il Palazzo Ducale di Venezia. (Volume 4 only).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Venezia. Stabilimento Antonelli,, 1861., folio, 33cm, volume 4 (of 4 volumes),xi,448,21p., with 15 composite portrait plates, in contemporary half crushed crimson morocco, wide raised bands with blind rules tied over the hinge, gilt titles and decorations in the panels, match marbled boards and endpapers, t.e.g., rest uncut, inner linen hinges, some wear at the edges, bottom hinge re-glued, a very good clean sound copy attractively bound (gar). - Ducal Venetian Palace.
$400.00 Book Number: 23756 Order / Enquire
ZDERCIUC, Boris, et al.
Folk Art in Rumania.
Bucharest. Medidiane Publishing House. 1964., 25.5cm, 176p., copiously illustrated including numerous illustrations in colour, olive green woven linen grain cloth, fine in good illustrated box (agc) A primarily illustrated study that includes architecture, wood carvings, fabrics, embroideries, pottery, and folk costumes. An attractive book.
$15.75 Book Number: 11929 Order / Enquire
Thirteen-Hundredth Anniversary of the Diocese of East Anglia. Official Handbook. Edited by the Dean.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Norwich. Jarrold & Sons., 1930. tall8vo. 25.5cm, xiii,90p., frontis, 20 plate illustrations, map, hand made laid paper, deckle edges, brick brown cloth, wanting front black free fly else a fine copy (B3.3) A series of articles dealing with points of interest in the history of the Diocese and the Cathedral Church located in Norwich.
$24.50 Book Number: 6635 Order / Enquire
Historical Review of Kemtpville and District on the Occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the Incorporation of the Village of Kemptville. June 30th to July 6th, Inclusive. 1857-1957.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Kemptville. Kemptville Centennial Committee. 1957., tall8vo, 23.6cm, 158p., numerous plates and illustrations, town map, centennial programme, many local ads., illustrated printed wraps, near fine, scarce (s4) An informative souvenir booklet with a significant town history, chapters on pioneer houses and homes, businesses, services, institutions, and church histories. With much about the Kempville Agricultural School.
$125.00 Book Number: 25139 Order / Enquire
[KING, Richard John].
Handbook To The Cathedrals of England. Western Division. Gloucester, Hereford, Worcester, Bristol, Lichfield.
London. John Murray. 1903., 19cm, 4th printing, ix,351p., with 45 engraved plate illustrations, 6 plans, original extra blind decorated off white cloth, gilt spine titles, spine dust worn, (title visible) else a very good copy. (B3.1)
$15.75 Book Number: 10775 Order / Enquire
[KING, Richard John].
Handbook To The Cathedrals of England. Eastern Division. Oxford, Peterborough, Norwich, Ely, Loncoln.
London. John Murray. 1862., 19cm, viii,,358p., ads., with 75 engraved plate illustrations, 5 plans, 14 text illustrations, original extra blind decorated off white cloth, gilt spine titles, spine dust worn, (title clear), spine edges bit frayed else a very good unopened copy
$52.50 Book Number: 10776 Order / Enquire
[MOIR, Gillian & Others].
Early Buildings of Manitoba.
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Winnipeg. Peguis Publishers. 1973., Oblong 4to. 21.5x 28cm, 163p., many (c.300) plates and illustrations, map, brown fabrikoid, wanting spine cap, a working copy (scs)
$14.00 Book Number: 7791 Order / Enquire
Designs for Shop Fronts and Door Cases (cover title).
London. Printed for I.& J. Taylor, publishers. ?., 4to. 27.5cm, contains 25 (of 27) plates and wanting the title page loose, 25 fine steel engraved plates, original limp cloth wraps, wraps dust worn and chipped, otherwise strong clear strikes, rare (ds1). These are entire steel fronts for buildings. A series of designs for entire steel shop fronts and buildings entrances in the Greek and Egyptian styles, obviously very much influenced by Soane. Very little is known about the author, though according to Calvin there was another edition about 1810, entitle " A Series of Designs for Shop Frontis, Porticos & Entrances to Buildings, Public and Private". Both editions are rare. cf. British Museum. (Under title). RB.31.c.391,(1), cites: p.,  leaves of plates ; 31cm. 4ø. The undated plates are numbered from 2 to 27, the engraved titlepage being the first plate.
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