B&Q Best Way to Do It: Home Repairs and Maintenance
London: Marshall Cavendish, 1986. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Bright condition, no previous owner marks; includes damp and condensation problems, plumbing, roofs and domestic appliances; illustrated in colour throughout, 64 pages (Book ref. 6274) £4.00
Roofs and Roofing.
Crosby Lockwood&Son Ltd, London, 1946. Reprinted, 8Vo, H/B, Good, 76 pp, 21 illustrations, Content-Slating, Tiling, Lead flates, Copper Roofing, Zinc Roofing, Asphalt Roofs, Glass Roofing etc., etc. (Book ref. 1380) £4.00
Manufacture of Concrete Roofing Tiles.
London: Concrete Productions Ltd., 1936. Cloth Cover. Good/No Dustwrapper. 8vo 116 pages with ten chapters dealing with:- properties of concrete roofing tiles; storage & measurement of materials; curing; plant & manufacturing processes; plant lay-out; & an index & bibliography. Text illustrated with b&w photographs. Tightly bound in blue cloth covers 8 1/2" tall with gilt titles on the spine. (Book ref. 033777) £30.00
Cranwells Building Supplies Catalogue 1960 Edition
Auckland, New Zealand: Cranwell Publishing Company Ltd., 1960. 10th Edition. Hardback. Very Good +/No Dustjacket. 4to An 11 " by 8 1/2" unpaginated hardback one and five eights of an inch deep. There is a superficial watery paint mark on the back cover and a spine faded from green to yellow with a short dirty line towards the bottom of the spine. The bottom cover corners are slightly bruised and there are two very short ( 1/4" ) splits in the back top edge. Given all of this for a trades directory the covers are pretty clean and neatand the book is very tight. The interior is unmarked. (Book ref. 017794) £30.00
I.C.S.REFERENCE LIBRARY: Brickwork, Terra-Cotta, Faience and Tiling, Building Stones, Masonry, Carpentry ,Roofing
Liss, Hampshire, England: International Correspondence Schools. Illustrated by Profusely Illustrated. Reprint. Black Board, gilt Type. Very Good/No D/jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Hard Cover No 85. Not dated, asume erly twenties. A wonderful book.Blind embossed boards. Red edges.Pictorial endpapers. Stamp on title page "023424", presumably student number of original owner. Beautifully illustrated with 87 figs. Many illustrations. Very bright, tight, clean copy. ALSO has a loose insert of original pink bookmark " How to Open a New Book"! Heavy book, will require extra postage UK-overseas.. (Book ref. 003884) £20.00
Illustrated Handbook of Vernacular Architecture.
London: Faber, 1971. 8vo, 230pp, numerous monochrome photographic illustrations and diagrams, appendices, glossary and bibliographic details, ochre cloth, gilt, d-j. Apart from some residue adhesive tape marks to the paste-downs, a very good copy. (Book ref. RHB7578) £18.00
Roofing The Right Way
McGraw-Hill, 1997 Third Edition 397pp, paperback, Fine copy. Includes the latest repair techniques. (Book ref. 47348) £16.00
"Problems in Roofing Design"
"Architectural Press 1992" "This book has hardback covers.Ex-library,With usual stamps and markings,In fair condition, suitable as a study copy.No dust jacket., 750grams, ISBN:9780750691628" (Book ref. 2654786) £61.96
Roofs and Roofing (BRE Building Elements): Performance, Diagnosis, Maintenance, Repair and the Avoidance of Defects
Building Research Establishment, 1996. Soft cover. Very Good. 1860810683 1996 242pp. Large format (30cmx21cm) PB in VG condition. Barcode label on rear pastedown. (Book ref. 009950) £20.90
W.N. Froy & Sons Ltd. General Catalogue 53.
London: Froy., 1957. Hard Cover.. G++.. 748pp+ 90pp price appendix. Lavisihly illustrated builders merchants catalogue complete with seperate price appendix and bookmarker. Several pages of paint colours. One folded page loose. (Book ref. 011157) £15.00
The Construction of Buildings Set of Five Books - Vols.1 to 5
Ld. Crosby, Lockwood, Staples - reprints-1975 Soft-backed, 20cm x 25.5cm. Vol. 1 brown cover. Third Edition Metric: Foundations, Walls, Floors and Roofs. Clean except for previous owner's signature (Jane Hatcher Architectural Historian). Vol.2 - navy blue cover : Sec.Ed. Metric-Masonry, Windows, Sills, Doors, partitions, Fireplaces and Flues, Stairs, Internal Finishes and External Renderings. Clean except for previous owners sig. ditto. Vol.3 Forest green Cover: Single Storey Frames, Shells and Lightweight Coverings. Clean except for previous owners sig. ditto. Vol.4 Sec. Ed. Metric. Burgundy cover: Foundations, Steel Frames, Concrete Frames. Floors and Claddings. Clean except for previous owners sig. ditto. Vol.5 First reprint - Metric. Viridian green cover: ENGINEERING SERVICES. / SUPPLY AND DISCAHRGE SERVICES. Water Supply, Sanitary Services, Sanitary Pipework Above Ground, Drains Below Ground, Roof and Surface Water Drianage, Electrical Supply, Gas Supply, Refuse Storage. Clean except for previous owners sig. ditto. All books are in very good condition. VG. (Book ref. 3765) £30.00
Brickwork; terra-cotta, faience & tiling; building stones & dressings; masonry; carpentry; roofing
International Correspondence School, 1915. Reprint. Hardcover. Good. Clean hardback tightly bound in brown leather effect cloth, rubbed at corners, internally unmarked, no inscriptions. Around 450 - 500 pages (pagination is all over the shop, as is usual with these books), illustrations throughout, index. Undated reprint, circa 1915. Heavy book (Book ref. 31741) £20.00
I. C. S. Reference Library: Brickwork, Terra-Cotta, Faience and Tiling, Building Stones, Masonry, Carpentry, Roofing
International Correspondence Schools Ltd, 1914. ",... A series of textbooks prepared for the students of the International Correspondence Schools and containing in permanent form the instruction papers, examination questions, and keys used in their various courses."" Large, thick 8vo. many illustrations. Well bound in original gilt decorated 3/4 black morocco gilt. Fine copy." SUMMER SALE = ALL PRICES NOW WITH 30% REDUCTION OFF THE LISTED PRICE (Book ref. 106846) £60.00
A Practical Guide to Roofing
Thomson "This book has soft covers.Ex-library,With usual stamps and markings,In fair condition, suitable as a study copy., 250g, ISBN: " (Book ref. 2459605) £9.97
Flat Roofing: A Guide to Good Practice
Specialized Book Service Inc "This book has soft covers.Ex-library,With usual stamps and markings,In fair condition, suitable as a study copy., 900g, ISBN: " (Book ref. 2462290) £37.50
Architettura Campestre: Displayed in Lodges, Gardeners' Houses, and Other Buildings, Composed of Simple and Economical Forms in the Modern or Italian Style; Introducing a Picturesque Mode of Roofing
London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1827. [First Edition]. Quarter-leather cover with laid on gilt title piece. G+ : in Good condition plus. Cover lightly rubbed and marked. Scattered foxing. Small label of previous owner [Mr. H. Hottinguer] on paste-down. xix, 28pp :: 310mm x 240mm (12" x 9") (Book ref. r6691) £186.00
Country Crafts Today
David & Charles, 1974. 1st Edition - Reprint. Cloth Hard Back. Almost Very Good/Almost Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0715365606 / . A very clean & bright copy with no name/inscription. the green cloth boards unmarked with fine gilt printing to spine. The d/j unclipped with a little edgewear only. The book is a comprehensive guide to the arts and trades which flourished in past times, with 45 black/white photos as illustrations + 10 within the text. Guaranteed posting from Wales in 24hrs (Book ref. 007498) £7.50
The Steel Square Showing Its Application to Roofing , Timber Framing and Staircasing
London: George Newnes Limited, 1939. Illustrated by With 60 Illustrations Containing Worked Examples and Useful Tables. Fifth Edition 1950. Navy Blue Cloth. Very Good (AVERAGE)/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Not Signed or Inscribed HARDBACK NO EXTRA POSTAGE ABOVE OUR STANDARD RATES! (UK ONLY). Please Email for further details. (Book ref. 567092) £10.00
John H. Foster, Wisbech
Wisbech:n.d. trade poster advertising John H. Foster of Wisbech, Timber, Slate, Brick & Tile Merchant, Colour lithograph of roofing tiles, showing the method by which they are fixed, roughly A2 size, probably late nineteenth century - a lovely decorative item ofephemera. (Book ref. 1225) £40.00
Rural Crafts of England. A Study of Skilled Worksmanship.
London: George G.Harrap, 1949 First edition. HB. Cloth and dustjacket. 267p, h: 22 cms. 166 b/w photos & line drawings. A range of traditional rural crafts and industries described, based on personal travel by the author and talking to practitioners: incl. blacksmithing, water and windmills, tanning, sadlery, hemp, flax, woodworking, thatching, roofing, brickmaking and building. Clean and bright book, spine sl. dulled, light foxing to endpapers. Jacket has losses to front top corner and spine ends, with creasing and edge tears, light marks, mostly clean, rougly price clipped. A Very Good copy in still Good+ dust jacket. (Book ref. 16493) £12.00