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London: Percival Marshall, 1904. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 64mo - up to 3" tall Original blue cloth, front cover marked, spine foxed and faded, some wear to outer hinges and front inner hinge splitting, frontispiece loose, 276pp, illustrated with 9 plates, 271 figures and loose folding plans at rear. (Book ref. 017091)
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London: B T Batsford, 1932. First Edition. Large octavo. Cloth, dust jacket, which has small loss to upper cover, otherwise very good/very good. Volume 1 - Stair Construction and Design, xi, 134pp. 76 plates some folded. Volume 2 - Handrailing and Wreath Making, xi, 108pp. 32 plates, some folded. Both volumes fully illustrated by working drawings and diagrams, and photographic reproductions of old and modern types. Extra postage will be needed (Book ref. 016503)
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London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1937. Quarto. Blue clothg, blacket lettering within a black border, no dust jacket. 84pp. 8 colour plates, including frontis, with 144 text figures. Very good. (Book ref. 016201)
London: B T Batsford, 1924. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Blind stamped red cloth, gilt letters, dust jackets. Volume 1 - English Decoration and Furniture of the Early Renaissance, 1500-1650, An Account of Its Development and Characteristic Forms. First Edition, 1924. xvii, 305pp. Coloured frontis with 427 diagrams and photographs. Volume 2 - Decoration in England from 1640-1760, Second Edition, Revised, 1927. x, 276pp. Frontis with 321 illustrations in the text. Volume 3 - Furniture in England from 1660-1760. An Account of Its Development and Design. Second Edition, Revised. 1924. xii, 300pp. Frontis with 444 illustrations in the text. Volume 4 - English Decoration and Furniture of the Later XVIIIth Century 1760-1820. An account of its development and characteristic forms. First Edition. No date. Preface dated 1922. xvi, 296pp. 426 illustrations in the text, including frontis. A magnificent set, even though dust jacket spines are a little faded and chipped. Extra postage will be incurred for this very set (13 kilos). (Book ref. 015445)
New York: W W Norton, 2005. First Edition. Quarto. Brown cloth, dust jacket, not price clipped. 208pp. Illustrations in colour and black/white. Very good in very good but slightly faded dust jacket. Extra postage willbe necessary. (Book ref. 015389)
London: B T Batsford, 1911. First Edition. Octavo. Brown cloth with blind stamped lettering on front cover with dull gilt letters to spine, no dust jacket. xi, (1), 228pp. Illustrations, including portrait of Inigo Jones. Architectural drawings. This being a selection and brief analysis of some of the best achievements in English Domestic Architecture from the 16th to the 20th centuries together with numerous examples of contemporary design. Bookplate of Lord & Lady Lee of Fareham, else in very good condition. (Book ref. 014620)
Belgium: Pandora, 1993. Quarto. Blue cloth, illustrated dust jacket. Sketch of Artist on fep. 464pp. Well illustrated with many in colour. Double page with 23 black/white family photographs. Dutch text. Very good/very good. Extra postage will be needed. (Book ref. 012847)
London: The Machinery Publishing Co., 1970. First Edition. Octavo. Blue cloth, bright gilt lettering, dust jacket, not price clipped. 190pp. Figures, Tables and Graphs. Very good/Very good. (Book ref. 012641)
London: E & F N Spon, 1910. Octavo. Cloth, no dust jacket. Society of Engineers' copy with their accession number in white on the spine, stamp and date on fep. viii, 256pp. 3pp adverts at front and 7pp adverts at end. Figures in the text. Covers very slightly marked otherewise very good. (Book ref. 012639)
London: Chapman & Hall, 1950. Octavo. Cloth, gilt letters, very good, dust jacket slightly chipped, else very good. Society of Engineers' stamp on fep. Owner's name on upper pastedown. 342pp. Figures in the text, some illustrated. Previous Bookseller's label. (Book ref. 012615)
London: Chapman & Hall, 1904. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth, gilt letters, no dust jacket. Society of Engineers' copy with their Accession number in white on the spine, otherwise very good. "With Author's Compliments" on title page. xi, 130pp, (1) advert. Figures and Diagrams, some folded. (Book ref. 012491)
New York: John Wiley, 1902. First Edition. Octavo. Brown cloth, gilt letters on spine, no dust jacket. Society of Engineers' copy with their Accession number in white on the spine otherwise a fine copy. viii, 129pp. 16pp Publisher's Catalogue. With an Introduction to the Elements of Graphic Statics. Figures. Three folded plates at end. (Book ref. 012489)
Cambridge, England: University Press, 1969. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth, dust jacket, not price clipped. A fine Review Copy of Volume 1 - Fundamentals.. vii, 2278. Diagrams in the text. (Book ref. 012460)
London: Archibald Constable, 1905. Octavo. Blue cloth, gilt lettering, no dust jacket. Society of Engineers' accession number in white on spine. xi, 187pp. (3) Publisher's Catalogue. With numerous figures and illustrations. A Treatise of the Principles of Steam Conveyance and Means and Materials Employed in Practice, to secure Economy, Efficiency and Safety. Some foxing on page edges otherwise very good. (Book ref. 012078)
London: Longman, 1971. First Edition. Quarto. Blue cloth, gilt letters/design. Dust wrapper. x, 224pp. Figures in the text. Very good in very good but slightly faded dust wrapper. (Book ref. 010262)
London: Faber & Faber, 1980. First Edition. Quarto, black cloth, illustrated dust wrapper not price clipped. 236pp. Text in French, German and English. With 1001 colour illustrations of Geometric Ornamental Motifs, Ornamental Plant and Floral Motifs, Human and Animal Ornamental Motifs, all based on actual examples taken from all over the Islamic World from Andalucia to India. Very good in very good dust wrapper. (Book ref. 002928)
London: Chapman & Hall, 1899. First Edition. Quarto, cloth with unobtrusive 'splash marks', gilt letters. (2) Introduction. vi, 101pp of plates. Frontis. 'Gutter' split between p48/9. else in good condition. (Book ref. 002452)
Los Angeles: Frederick S Wight Art Gallery, Univesity of California, 1979. First Edition. Oblong ooctavo paperback, illustrated covers. xxxii, 277pp. Illustrations in colour and black/white. Exhibition was held at the Frederick S Wight Art Gallery, March 17th to May 6th 1979. The Exhibition and Catalogue were designed within Olivetti's Direzione Relazioni Culturali Disegno Industriale Publicitia, with the collaboration of Santiago Miranda, Julio Paz, Ulla Salovaara and Pier Paride Vidari. The Exhibition spans no less than seven decades of the activities of Olivetti in the field of design, architecture and art, and typewriters. In very good condition. (Book ref. 002155)