The Survey of London
London: Everyman's Library Dent, 1965. Reprint. H. Back. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Introduction by H.B. Wheatley. Spine of d/j sunned. Prev. owner's ink inscription to title page. pp 533. (Book ref. 066189) £6.00
ROBERT SMYTHSON and the Architecture of the Elizabethan Era.
Country Life 1966. 1st Ed. Royal 8vo. 232pp. 198 ills., 20 figures. Sl. rubbed d/w. US$39 (Book ref. 213266) £25.00
The Churches in England from Elizabeth I to Elizabeth II 3 Vols
London, SCM Press, 1998. Hardback, tall 8vo black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xviii prelims, 296pp. plus index, plus appendix/appendicies, Very Good/Very Good. Three vols. Catalogue: Architecture. (Book ref. 1870) £50.00
DESCRIPTION OF THE MONUMENT AND EFFIGIES IN PORLOCK CHURCH, Somerset, With Reasons Deduced from the Documents Pertaining to the Manor and Chantry of Porlock for Attributing the Tomb to the Memory of John, fourth Baron Harington of Aldingham and Elizabeth (Courtenay) his Wife, Afterwards Wife of William, Lord Bonville of Chewton, Somerset.
"Torquay Directory", Torquay: 1882. With 11 plates 3 of which are coloured, 2 folding genealogical tables, 80pp, later half calf, raised bands, cloth boards, t.e.g., couple of prelims slightly ragged, and dusty to lower corner, light water staining to lower corners of a few plates. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include SOMERSET - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) - --- (Book ref. UK72-2342) £80.00
The Smaller English House 1500-1939.
London: Batsford, 1952. First edition. Very good. (Book ref. 15) £10.00
The Mansions of England in the Olden Time
The Studio 1906 pp 12 plus 104 plates hardcover front board loose, spine faded and slight foxing Good Overall (Book ref. 4049) £18.50
Clarence House: The Home of Her Royal Highness The Princess Elizabeth Duchess of Edinburgh and of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh K.G.
London: Country Life Ltd., 1949. First Edition. Beige Cloth. Very Good +.. D4to 136pp, colour frontis., b&w illus. No inscriptions. Hint of foxing foredge & title page. A couple of very minor marks to foot of front board. Spine title slightly rubbed. A sound copy. (Book ref. 005081) £8.00
OBSERVATIONS ON THE ARCHITECTURE OF ENGLAND DURING THE REIGNS OF ELIZABETH AND JAMES I
1837 30pp quarto with 59 zincograph plates (stamped). Gilt decorated half morocco. Top edge gilt. Boards loose. Some wear. SUMMER SALE = ALL PRICES NOW WITH 30% REDUCTION OFF THE LISTED PRICE (Book ref. 1958) £150.00
A HISTORY OF THE THREE CATHEDRALS DEDICATED TO ST. PAUL IN LONDON with Reference chiefly to their Structure and Architecture, and the Sources whence the necessary Funds were derived
London: Longmans, Green, 1873. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Signed by Author Inscription by the author on half-title page "To Mr. Henry Dawson from the author Wm. Longman." Spine slightly faded, but title in gilt still bright, top and bottom of spine slightly bumped and rubbed and at back spine edge by the top and bottom of spine, top of spine a little frayed. A very good tight copy, most of the text pages are free of foxing and are clean and bright, just a few have one or two spots, there is foxing on the blank pages (not tissue) which protect the full-page illustrations, few of the illustrations have the odd spot or two of foxing. The pages are rough-cut at the top and front edge. Page 123 has small pieces missing at front edge (see picture). Previous owner's bookplate inside front board, and small bookseller's label inside back board. Free endpapers, are black one side, other side is browned. A very good tight copy. xii, 226pp, index. With 22 full-page woodcuts including frontispiece, 6 full-page steel engravings engraved by H. Adlard and 22 woodcuts in the text engraves by G. Pearson. Included are copies of Sir Christopher Wren's original drawings. 992h x 6¼"w) (21cms x 16cms) approx. (Book ref. 7583) £35.00
The Theatre of the World
London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1985. First British Paperback Edition. Pictorial Card Covers. Near Fine. xv 218 pp plus prelims, frontispiece and other b/w plates bearing contemporary illustrations, figures within the text, index. The binding is tight, the hinges are sound and the book appears to be unread. The covers are very lightly rubbed and the very tips of three corners have lifted. There are no creases along the spine. The contents are in excellent condition. The book is free of inscriptions. (Book ref. 008079) £30.00
ART IN ENGLAND DURING THE ELIZABETHAN AND STUART PERIODS
The Studio, 1908 120pp quarto with illustrated plates and text illustrations throughout, some in color. Library Cancel. Original gilt decorated cloth. Slightly rubbed. SUMMER SALE = ALL PRICES NOW WITH 30% REDUCTION OFF THE LISTED PRICE (Book ref. 11017) £60.00
OBSERVATIONS ON THE ARCHITECTURE OF ENGLAND DURING THE REIGNS OF QUEEN ELIZABETH AND KING JAMES I.
Architectural Library, 1838 100pp folio with large folded illustrated frontispiece and over fifty zincographic plates of illustrations. Library cancel. Regrettably small library stamps to margins of plates. Gilt decorated three quarters buckram with boards. Slight wear to covers, internally fine. (Book ref. 23626) £300.00
The Quest for Shakespeare's Globe
Toronto, ON, Canada: Cambridge University Press, 1985. Hardcover. Very Good. reprint. Both book & jacket are in VG clean and sound condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. (Book ref. 020826) £14.00
A Series of Discourses upon Architecture in England from the Norman Era to the Close of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth with an appendix of Notes and Illustrations, and an historical account of Master and Free Masons.
London: John Williams. . 1833 First edition. Pp. 447, plus corrigenda slip. Bound in later attractive half green cloth spine with paper boards. The binding is sound but the covers are faded. Internally a very good copy. Scans available. Nr. Very Good. (Book ref. 14595) £70.00
An Elizabethan Theatre In London
Privately Printed An extremely scarce item written by Masefield and printed privately for circulation to friends, 20pp., very good condition. A discussion on the Elizabethan theatre and its form. (Book ref. 11742) £35.00
An Introduction to Elizabethan and Jacobean Architecture.
London, Art & Technics, 1952. 8vo, 96 pps, half title, frontis, 65 illustrations, buff cloth, gilt spine, v slightly shelf worn, PO signature in pencil, tiny foxing on feps, o/w F. (Book ref. 292) £30.00
The Life and Times of Elizabeth I
London. Paul Hamlyn. 1967 Hardback. Illustrated cover. Original d.w. Excellent condition. 75pp (Book ref. 5003) £6.00
Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, BC
8 A3 dyeline drawings by Leacroft of the theatre, very good (Book ref. 5938) £50.00
The Shakespeare Memorial Theatre: Theatre Paybox and Doorway
Supplement to The Architect and Building News, April 22nd 1932 supplement on the detail of the pay-box with detailed architectural drawings, very good condition, 4pp. (Book ref. 4628) £6.00
Shakespeare Memorial Theatre: Three Pairs of Doors
Supplement to the Architect and Building News May 13th 1932 photographs and architectural drawings of the decorative internal doors, good condition. (Book ref. 4629) £6.00