THE CONSTRUCTION OF GOTHIC CATHEDRALS. A Study of Medieval Vault Erection.
Clarendon 1961. Reprint. Sm. 4to. [xxii] + 344pp. 73 figures. Ex.-lib. with ink stamps to verso of t.p., margins very lightly browned, good in veyr lightly soiled d/w. torn with sl. loss to top edge of lower part of wrapper and head of spine. US$55 (Book ref. 213586) £35.00
History of St Mary's Abbey, Melrose, the Monastery of Old Melrose, and the Town and Parish of Melrose
Edinburgh: Thomas C Jack, 1861 First edition. Elaborately embossed green cloth, gilt, bevelled edges, 8 plates, numerous other illustrations, index Pagination: xx, 21-400, 8 pp publisher's ads. Contents: Description of the parish of Melrose by Rev Adam Milne; History of St Cuthbert’s Chapel and the Monastery of Old Melrose, Newstead, Gattonside etc; The monks of Melrose; Melrose town, ancient and modern; Monachism, its orders and employments; Condition of a monk or nun in the olden times; Carta Regis David de Abbatia de Melros; Charter of King David to the Abbey of Melrose; Church symbolism, as exhibited in structure and design; Architectural description of Melrose Abbey; Historical summary and biography of the convent and abbots of Melrose. Book: exlib [Church of Scotland/Glasgow University) with labels to endpapers and stamps to title page, extremities bumped and rubbed, boards a little marked, prelims a little soiled but contents o/w clean, endpapers cracked, VG, Jacket: n/a (Book ref. 2999) £34.00
Staroprazská Gotika a Barok: Woodcut Engravings of Gothic and Baroque Architecture of Old Prague
Praha: Karel Mrázek, 1911. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 19 wood engraved plates of old Prague [No 5/20 is missing] images measure 50 x 70 mm on buff card measuring 160 x 225 mm, titled 'Praga Caput Regni'; title page printed in red and black, contents page text in Czech; the plates enclosed loosely within decorated paper case, case sl.scuffed. (Book ref. 6323) £55.00
Gothic Architecture: Pelican History of Art
Hardback Penguin 1st Edition 1962 315 All items in stock -posted First Class on day of order (if received before 4.00pm) - expect next day delivery in UK, or within 3-6 working days for all non-UK destinations Red cloth covers with gilt logo on f Very Good (Book ref. 532665) £20.00
The Gothic Image: Religious Art in France of the Thirteenth Century
Icon Editions, 1972. Soft Covers. Very Good. 8vo 414pp. Translated by Dora Nussey. Illustrated. Some sunning to spine and minor shelf wear to extremities. Previoius owner's inscription. (Book ref. 066917) £7.50
Jedburgh Abbey: Historical and Descriptive Also the Abbeys of Teviotdale as Showing the Developmeent of Gothic Architecture
Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1894. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged.. Cloth. Very Good. Quarto Second edition, revised and greatly enlarged. xiv; 190pp. plus `Opinions of the Press on the First Edition`. Fifteen illustrations of Jedburgh Abbey. Brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Spine ends rather frayed and corners rubbed. Light mark to front cover. Front gutter slightly weak. Previous owner`s name and date in ink on flyleaf. Considerable foxing to page edges and light foxing to some margins. Uncut. (Book ref. 35958) £120.00
GARGOYLES, CHIMERES AND THE GROTESQUE IN FRENCH GOTHIC SCULPTURE. With an Introduction by Ralph Adams Cram.
Architectural Book Publishing Co., NY. 1930. 1st Ed. 4to. xvi + 208pp. Profuse ills. mainly photos. Margins lightly browned, hinges sl. tender, original black cloth with gilt device to upper board, gilt to spine, sl. worn to extremities, minor marks. US$211 (Book ref. 212042) £135.00
GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE IN VENICE. Translated by Anne Engel.
Phaidon 1971. 1st Ed. 4to. 409pp. 288 plates, 54 line drawings. Inscription, sl. chipped d/w. with marginal loss, with card slipcase as issued. US$55 (Book ref. 212570) £35.00
ESSAYS ON GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE. (With a letter to the Publisher). To which is added, a List of the Cathedrals of England, with their Dimensions: Also two New Plates.
London: Printed by S. Gosnell ... 1802. 2nd Ed. [xxiv] + 150pp. + [ii] adverts. + xvi + 135pp. Folding frontis., 11 plates including 1 folding, vignette t.p., 10 plates and several vignettes. Marbled e.ps., rebound in modern leather with dec. gilt tooling to edges of boards, dec. gilt bands gilt motifs and gilt title to spine. US$187 (Book ref. 153559) £120.00
Caledonia Gothica Pugin and the Gothic Revival in Scotland
Edinburgh University Press, 1997. First Edition. Softback. A very good copy. Pp.vii,127. Many illustrations. Chapters on "Pugin and Scotland", "The Scottish Episcopal Church and the Ecclesiological Movement, 1840-60", "Pugin and the Decorative Arts in Scotland", "Pugin and Trotter" etc. This is the Journal of the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland ("Architectural Heritage V III"). (Book ref. 12608) £17.00
The architecture of England from prehistoric times to the present day.
London: B.T.Batsford, 1963. VG grey h/b with gilt lettering to spine. No d/w. 19.5cms x 25.5cms, xvi+672pp. 13 chaps. Top edge grey. Over 1500 of author's drawings, 6 col & 64 b/w plates + illus glossary of technical terms. Faded spine; sl foxed page edges. Clean & unmarked within. Extensive & detailed history of English architecture, now standard refence work. Weight over 2kg. (Book ref. 3621) £9.00
New York: Thames & Hudson, 1999. 1st p/b. Nr fine col illus p/b with white lettering. 15cms x 21cms, 384pp. Intro, 10 chaps, glossary, index. Sl creased front cover. Clean, unmarked copy. Weight 749g. 0500203164. (Book ref. 2035) £5.00
Cambridge: Cambridge Univ Press, 1992. The Cambridge introduction to art. 1st. Nr fine black p/b with col illus & black/blue lettering. 17cms x 24cms, 106pp. 65 b/w illus. Intro, 5 chaps, conc, glossary, reading, acks, index. Sl crease front cover; clean, unmarked copy. Weight 293g. 0521356830. (Book ref. 2046) £4.50
A history of English architecture.
Harmondsworth: Pelican/Penguin, 1969. Reprint. Good+ black p/b with col illus & blue lettering. 13cms x 19.75cms, 352pp. 179 b/w illus & diagrams. 3 parts (13 chaps), bib, glosary, index. Wear to extrems; good clean, unmarked copy. Weight 459g. (Book ref. 1998) £5.00
Gothic Architecture ( Great Buildings and How to Enjoy Them )
London: Adam and Charles Black, 1912. Reprint. Hardback. Good/No Dustwrapper. 8vo A tight 9 " by 6 1/2 " hardback of 125 pages including 48 full page black and white photographs of examples around Europe with notes on the pages opposite. The early pages have plates with illutrattions showing the features of Gothic architecture and their nomenclature up to xvi . This is followed by 28 pages of explanation of the generalities and specifics of Gothic Architecture. This book was give as a prize to a pupil of Roedean School. The titles on the brown cloth spine covers are clear. The brown board covers have some dusty soiling and three out of four of the corners are worn. (Book ref. 026491) £6.00
Gothic Cathedrals of France and Their Treasures
London: Nicholas Kaye, 1959. 1st English Translation. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good. 8vo The first English translation by Lionel & Miriam Kochan with George Millard from the French. A book of 170 pages including the index and glossary plus 462 illustrations in heliogravure. This comprehensive volume covers every aspect of the origin spread and influence of the Gothic style in French ecclesiastical architecture between the 12th & 16th centuries. The white cover of the book 9 3/4" tall has gilt titles on the spine & a design on the front. A nice clean book in a clipped dust wrapper with minor rubbing at the top of the spine. (Book ref. 022622) £35.00
Great Buildings, and How to Enjoy Them Gothic Architecture
London: Adam and Charles Black, 1906. Cloth Hardback. Very Good -/No Dustjacket. 8vo Pale orange cloth covered hardback with brown titles and design on the darkened spine and brown titles within an art deco wreath decorative design on the front cover. The covers have some staining. There are some very short splits in the spine ends and about a quarter inch of the board is showwin along the bottm cover edges up to the corners. There is a personal bookplate on the inside of the front cover and a handwritten name and date on the slightly browned front endpaper. There is a thumbprint on the title page o/w the interior is very clean and tight. (Book ref. 019315) £11.00
Gothic Architecture in England And France
London: G. Bell and Sons, Ltd., 1927. Second Edition Revised. Cloth. Good/No Dustjacket. 12mo A tight working copy with neat pencilled notes in one part of the book, a faded spine and rubbing to the extremities. 343 pages, 211 figs, and a foldout table. (Book ref. 005601) £7.00
Gothic England a Survey of National Culture 1300-1550
London: B. T. Batsford Ltd., 1947. 1st. Cloth. Very Good -/No Dustjacket. 8vo A clean and tight book.242 pages including a bibliography, 176 colour and b/w photos, 139 figs. (Book ref. 005600) £6.00
A Guide to Gothic Architecture
London: T. Werner Laurie. Blue Cloth with Embosed Writin. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Not Inscribed or Signed Ex-Library with one hundred and forty-three illustrations. top and bottom spine bump (Book ref. 777564) £10.00