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cover of Old English Villages

Old English Villages

by Perry, Clay; Gore, Ann and Fleming, Laurence

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William Robertson
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780297789413
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A beautiful collection of photographs, with accompanying text, which illustrates some of the finest examples of the 'old English village'. Provides a visual time capsule of an architectural style, and way of life, that all too often gets swallowed up and forgotten in this modern world. One to browse beside a roaring fire on a winter's day, with a… Read more
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cover of The Countryside Lies Sleeping 1685-1950 Paintings, Prints and Drawings of Pinner, Stanmore and other former villages now in the London Borough of Harrow

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London: Riverhill Press, 1981. First Edition. Paperback. Near Fine. London: Riverhill Press, 1981. First Edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Softcover. 1st Edition. Near Fine/-. Includes drawings and illustrations of various types of building (mostly now demolished, and some never actuallly built in the first place) from the villages… Read more
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cover of Strongholds of the Realm: Defences in Britain from Prehistory to the Twentieth Century

Strongholds of the Realm: Defences in Britain from Prehistory to the Twentieth Century

by Kightly, Charles

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William Robertson
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
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London: BCA, 1979. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Comprehensive guide to defence-works in Britain, from pre-historic earthen ramparts, to Roman walls and forts, the magnificent castles of Mediaeval times, Civil War and Napoleonic-era defences, and modern obstacles erected during WWII. The story ends with the official extinction of Britain's coastal defences in 1956. The author's detailed… Read more
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cover of Shepherd's London: Four Artists and Their View of the Metropolis, 1800-1860

Shepherd's London: Four Artists and Their View of the Metropolis, 1800-1860

by Phillips, J.F.C

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William Robertson
Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780304296750
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London: BCA, 1976. Reprint. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Near Fine/near fine jacket. Hardback. A visual impression of the life and townscape of Regency and early Victorian London, as depicted by the Shepherd family over three generations. Here, for the first time, a cross-section of their work has been selected to bring out its strength and… Read more
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cover of Buckingham Palace: Official Guide

Buckingham Palace: Official Guide

by Robinson, John Martin

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William Robertson
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780718138752
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London: Michael Joseph , 1996. Paperback. Very Good. Very Good/-. The official visitor's guide to Buckingham Palace, London. A lavishly illustrated booklet including floor plans and close-up colour photos of art, furniture, architectural detail, etc. Comprehensive text gives historical details of the building and its contents. Size, 28 x 21cm, 48 pages, illustrated throughout… Read more
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cover of Gothic England: A survey of national culture 1300 - 1550

Gothic England: A survey of national culture 1300 - 1550

by Harvey, John

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Published
1947
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Very Good
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London: Batsford , 1947. Hardcover. Very Good. A comprehensive survey of the English Gothic style, at its truest expression, in architecture and music. This extraordinary national spirit is not confined to the Gothic age, but is found before and since in all its warm geniality and grotesqueness. The author traces its history from its beginnings and gives us… Read more
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cover of From Acorn to Oak Tree The Growth of the National Trust 1895 - 1994

From Acorn to Oak Tree The Growth of the National Trust 1895 - 1994

by Jenkins, Jennifer & James, Patrick

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William Robertson
Published
1994
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780333589533
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London: Macmillan, 1994. Hardcover. Good/good. Published to mark the centenary of England's largest land- and property-owning charity, The National Trust. Formed in 1894, the Trust's aim is to preserve and/or restore fine examples of English architecture, as well as gardens, prehistoric monuments and stretches of coastline. This is a comprehensive study of the charity's growth, describing… Read more
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cover of Praha: Matka Mest

Praha: Matka Mest

by Landisch, Bohumil

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William Robertson
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
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Prague: Olympia , 1968. Hardcover. Very Good. A photographic record of old Prague in 161 large format plates, with introduction and detailed captions in Czech, Russian, German and English. Unlike other European capitals, Prague was spared the destruction of heavy bombing during World War II. This has preserved the Mediaeval look and feel of this beautiful… Read more
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cover of Bath: The colour souvenir guide

Bath: The colour souvenir guide

by Newman, Paul

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William Robertson
Published
1986
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780907115311
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Cambridge: Pevensey Press , 1986. Hardcover. Good/very good. More than any other city in England, Bath was planned with a coherent vision and commitment to a particular architectural style. Hence, its beautiful Georgian squares, crescents and terraces are the result of a calculated effect - but a very harmonious one. This book reveals the city's Georgian… Read more
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cover of Canada

Canada

by Anonymous

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William Robertson
Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
First English language edition
ISBN
9788881800711
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Milan: Kina Italia, 2000. First English language edition. Paperback. Fine. Milan: Kina Italia, 2000. First English language edition. Paperback. Fine. Softcover. 1st English language edition. Fine. A photographic travelogue showing the best of modern Canada: nature; scenery; cities; people; architecture; history, etc, etc. With informative text and 'info-boxes'. Size,… Read more
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cover of The Landmark Handbook: Sixteenth Edition 1997/98

The Landmark Handbook: Sixteenth Edition 1997/98

by Barrett, Constance \(Editor\)

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William Robertson
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Sixteenth Edition
ISBN
9780951295380
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Maidenhead: The Landmark Trust, 1996. Sixteenth Edition. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. The Landmark Trust is a British charity which preserves old and interesting buildings by renting them out to holidaymakers, using the money gained for restoration work. Since its foundation in 1965 the Trust has saved over 200 buildings of historic or architectural importance from decay or… Read more
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cover of Deutschland

Deutschland

by Turoff, Marianne

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William Robertson
Published
1965
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Very Good
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Frankfurt : Buchergilde Gutenberg , 1965. Hardcover. Very Good/fair. Very Good/fair jacket. A photographic celebration of Germany, with special emphasis on its Mediaeval past, accompanied by informative German language text. The atmospheric images (c.1956) of towns, castles, manor houses and villages provide a glimpse of past architectural splendour for the historian or tourist. Size, 25… Read more
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cover of Althorp  The Story of an English House

Althorp The Story of an English House

by Spencer, Charles

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William Robertson
Published
1998
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780670883226
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London: Viking , 1998. Hardcover. Good/good. History and guide to Althorp, ancestral home and burial place of Diana, Princess of Wales. Written by Diana's brother, this lavishly illustrated book takes the reader inside the house and shows its treasures in beautiful colour photographs. Includes photos of Diana's memorial temple and her last resting place. Size,… Read more
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cover of House and Home: a history of the small English house

House and Home: a history of the small English house

by Quiney, Anthony

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William Robertson
Published
1986
Condition
Fair
ISBN
9780563211334
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London: BBC, 1986. Paperback. Fair. London: BBC, 1986. Paperback. Fair. Softcover. 1st edition. Fair/-. Published to tie in with the BBC television series 'House and Home', broadcast Spring 1986. This nostalgic and delightful volume explores the development of everyday homes in England, from the 13th Century hall-houses to modern housing estates. It… Read more
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