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    First edition, complete in both instalments published more than 20 years apart and uncommon thus; this apparently number 96 of 750 copies. br"So seldom in the history of architecture has there appeared, seemingly without precedent, a monument of such remarkable scale and structural form as Justinian's Great Church of Saint... Learn More
    £3,250

    Stock Code: 104062

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  2. The Second Danish Pamir-Expedition.
    First edition of this important architectural study from the two Danish Pamir Expeditions. Olufsen commanded both of these trips into Central Asia, 18969, during which the team visited Bokhara as a guest of the Emir; carried out exhaustive scientific surveys throughout the Pamirs; made the first anthropological study of... Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 103825

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  3. American Scenery;
    Finely bound early edition of this important work of Americana. Bartlett made four trips to America starting in 1836, producing topographical views which were to serve as illustrations for this work. Originally published by George Virtue in 1840. Rarely found in such nice condition. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 105161

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  4. The London County Council Bomb Damage Maps 1939–1945
    First edition. "During the Second World War the War Damage Section of the Architect's Department of the London County Council recorded the degree of damage due to enemy action to buildings across the 117 square miles of the Administrative County of London. Using the relevant sheets of the 1:25,000 Ordnance Survey maps, the... Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 104909

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  5. Grotesque Architecture, or Rural Amusement;
    First edition. Wrighte's striking designs for rustic architecture and gardens are innovative in English garden design by introducing Islamic motifs to the existing modes of Chinese and Gothick, with seven plates of designs for garden buildings inspired by mosques. The author refers the reader for more information on the... Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 100351

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  6. An Historical Account of the Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich, M,DCC,LXXXIX.
    First edition. Uncommon. Reprints in full the original grants of William and Mary for the establishment of the Hospital, and offers a detailed description of the building works, and the finished structure, accompanied by a spectacular folding engraved plate of a river view taken from a drawing by Thomas Lancey. Lancey was... Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 85988

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  7. This Is Tomorrow.
    First edition, first impression. Edition of 1300 copies. Catalogue issued to coincide with the show at The Whitechapel Art Gallery, August 9 - September 9, 1956. The driving force behind the exhibition was Theo Crosby; there was no curator as such. Bryan Robertson was Director of the Witechapel at the time. The organisers... Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 81363

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  8. How We Celebrate the Coronation.
    First edition, first impression of a pamphlet opposing the destruction of historic London buildings. Robert Byron (1905-1941), the journalist, art critic, and author is best known for his travel writing, particularly The Road to Oxiana. This pamphlet discusses the British attitude to architectural preservation, focusing... Learn More
    £225

    Stock Code: 51732

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