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Island Books [formerly of Devon]

Fine and Rare Books at the foot of the South Downs
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Penguin, [1963] 8vo., First Edition, with a double-page map as frontispiece, 103 plates on 64 and numerous illustrations and a plan in the text; original series binding of printed wrappers, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. The Buildings of England, BE26. The wrappered (paperback) edition is one of the scarcest in the series, especially in this condition. Cherry 26, PC1, PJ2. (Book ref. 25734)
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Penguin, [1965] Sm. 8vo., First Edition, with a double-page map as frontispiece, 104 plates on 64 and numerous illustrations and maps in the text; cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in price-clipped dustwrapper, the latter very lightly chafed at extremities. Buildings of England, BE28. Cherry 28; HB2, HJ2 (Book ref. 25354)
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Penguin, [Harmondsworth, 1962] Sm. 8vo., Second and Best Edition, with 4 maps (three double-page) as frontispiece, 158 plates on 96 and numerous illustrations in the text; tan cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dust-wrapper, the latter just a trifle chafed at extremities. Lovely copy of the extensively revised version of the original edition of 1957. Buildings of England, BE12. Cherry 12A (HB1, HJ2) (Book ref. 25142)
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Penguin Books, [Harmondsworth, 1979] 8vo., First Edition, with 2 double-page maps as frontispiece, 101 plates and several plans in the text; series binding of red cloth, upper board blocked in guilt, gilt back, a fine copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. (Book ref. 24777)
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Yale University Press, [2003] 8vo., Second Edition, with a double-page map as frontispiece, 125 plates and several plans in the text; blue cloth, gilt back, a fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. The first YUP edition of the original Penguin edition of 1992. (Book ref. 21350)
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Penguin, [1951] 8vo., First Edition, with a double-page as frontispiece, 91 plates on 64 and numerous illustrations in the text; original printed wrappers, backstrip moderately browned else a very good, clean copy. THE FIRST ISSUE OF THE FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST WORK IN PEVSNER'S MONUMENTAL SERIES. Published as Penguin BE1, this unassuming volume marked the beginning of the most important architectural survey of the twentieth century . The work was originally published without a dustwrapper which first appeared with later issues of 1952-3. BE1; Cherry PC1. PJ1. (Book ref. 24371)
Chatto & Windus, 2011 8vo., with numerous plates; cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. The long-awaited biography of a unique and much-loved scholar (Book ref. 19167)
Penguin, [1962] Sm. 8vo., First Edition, with a double-page map as frontispiece, 87 plates on 64 and illustrations in the text; original printed wrappers, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. BE21; Cherry 21 (PC1, PJ2). Uncommon in this condition (Book ref. 13719)
Penguin, [1971] 8vo., First Edition, with a double-page map as frontispiece, 102 plates on 64 and numerous illustrations in the text, neat signature on front free endpaper; decorative cloth gilt, gilt back, a very good, clean copy in price-clipped dustwrapper, the latter lightly frayed at extremities. Buildings of England, BE42. Cherry 42; HB4, HJ3 (Book ref. 14724)
Penguin, [1968] 8vo., First Edition, with a double-page map as frontispiece, 103 plates on 64 and numerous illustrations and a plan in the text; cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. The Buildings of England, BE35. Cherry 35, HB2, HJ3.Cherry 35, HB2, HJ3. (Book ref. 10120)
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Penguin, [1963] 8vo., First Edition, with a double-page map as frontispiece, 103 plates on 64 and numerous illustrations and a plan in the text; original series binding of tan cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter lightly chafed (without material loss) at head and tail of backstrip. The Buildings of England, BE26. One of the scarcest titles in the series, and even more so in this condition. Cherry 26, HB2, HJ2. (Book ref. 17603)
Penguin, [1974] 8vo., First Edition, with a double-page map as frontispiece, 104 plates on 64 and numerous illustrations in the text; cloth gilt, gilt back, a very good, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper. Forty-sixth and final volume of the renowned series, dedicated by Pevsner to his late wife and [Sir] Allen Lane, and containing a moving essay by Pevsner on the completion of the unique survey.Buildings of England, BE46.Cherry 46; HB4, HJ3. (Book ref. 8660)
Penguin, [1958] Sm. 8vo., First Edition, with a double-page map as frontispiece, 83 plates on 56 and several illustrations in the text, neat signature on front free endpaper; original printed wrappers, a very good, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter very lightly chafed at head and tail of backstrip. Uncommon in this condition. 'Buildings of England', BE14; Cherry, 14 (PC1; PJ2). (Book ref. 11409)
Penguin, [1958] 8vo., First Edition, with a double-page map as frontispiece, 101 plates on 64 and numerous illustrations in the text; cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter very lightly age-marked on rear panel. The Buildings of England, BE16. Cherry 16; HB2, HJ2. (Book ref. 10878)
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Penguin, [1958] 8vo., First Edition, with a double-page map as frontispiece, 101 plates on 64 and numerous illustrations in the text, neat signature on front wrapper, neat name stamp on half-title; original printed wrappers, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter lightly browned at backstrip. Scarce in this condition. The Buildings of England, BE16. Cherry 16; PC1, PJ2. (Book ref. 8115)
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Penguin, [1961] 8vo., First Edition, with a double-page map as frontispiece, 105 plates on 64 and numerous illustrations in the text; tiny name stamp on front wrapper; original printed wrappers, a fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter very faintly browned at backstrip. Very uncommon in this condition.The Buildings of England, BE22.Cherry 22; PC1, PJ2. (Book ref. 8117)
Penguin, [1958] Sm.. 8vo., First Edition, with a double-page map as frontispiece, 113 plates on 72 and several illustrations in the text; original pictorial wrappers, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter chipped at head of backstrip (not affecting lettering) and very lightly chafed at extremities. Buildings of England, BE13. Uncommon in this condition. Cherry, 13 (PC1, PJ2). (Book ref. 11410)
Penguin, [1952] Sm. 8vo., First Edition, with 64 plates on 48, several illustrations in the text and a folding map; cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped, very lightly age-soiled dustwrapper. BE4; Cherry PC1, PJ2. (Book ref. 11572)
Penguin, [1951] 8vo., First Edition, with 86 plates on 64, and several illustrations and a double-page map in the text; original printed wrappers, a near fine copy. 'Buildings of England', BE3. Cherry, 3 (PC1) (Book ref. 6863)
Penguin, [1960] Sm. 8vo., First Edition, with double-page map as frontispiece, 39 plates on 64 and illustrations in the text, some light offsetting from fold-ins to free endpapers; original cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. Increasingly elusive in this condition. BE18; Cherry 18, HB2, HJ2. (Book ref. 11412)