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Image for Farm Buildings for Scotland.

Farm Buildings for Scotland.

By: A Committee appointed by the Secretary of State for Scotland.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Ministry of Works, 1946.: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1237

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 90, b&w illustrations with several fold out plans. Post-war building studies No. 22. S20. View more info

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The Scottish Georgian Society.

By: Allen, Nic.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Scottish Georgian Society: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005958

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet with illustrated card covers, In Very Good condition. With b&w illustrations, pp82. For the study and protection of Scottish Architecture. View more info

A Pictorial Record of LMS Architecture.

By: Anderson, V.R. & Fox, G.K.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Oxford Publishing Co.: 1981

Seller ID: 006856

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback in Near Fine condition, with dustwrapper, also in Near Fine condition, in a clear archival wrapper. Unpaginated, with b&w illustrations. A Pictorial Record of LMS Architecture. View more info

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Royal and Ancient Banff.

By: Banff Preservation Society.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Banff Preservation Society, 1998.: 1998

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 482

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers, in very good condition. Fourth edition, with pp 27, with colour and b&w photographs, with map of Banff Bay and key. This booklet, written by the Banff Preservation Society contains a history of Banff, indicating the wealth of fine 18th century architecture which makes the ancient town of Banff unique in the north of Scotland. S5. View more info

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Antiquities & Scenery of the North of Scotland in a Series of Letters to Thomas Pennant, Esq.

By: Cordiner, Charles.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: 1780

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005449

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original full tree leather binding with red title label on spine, blue coloured edges of text block, some wear to edges and boards and offsetting of plates but in Very Good condition commensurate with age. First edition, pp 173, 21 engraved plates, itinerary, contents, errata. View more info

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Antiquities & Scenery of the North of Scotland in a Series of Letters to Thomas Pennant, Esq.

By: Cordiner, Charles.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: 1780

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005456

Condition: Fine


Hardback rebound in Fine terracotta buckram binding for Tillypronie Shooting Estate, with gilt titles to spine, rough cut pages, some offsetting of plates, Fine condition. First edition, pp 173, 21 engraved plates as called for, itinerary, contents, errata. View more info

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Scotland and its People No.11: The Arts in Scotland

By: Cursiter, Stanley

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Oliver and Boyd: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006376

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with paper covers, some darkening to edges of front cover, staples rusted, war economy paper but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 23. A brief look at the history of arts and architecture in Scotland, written by the then Director and Artist Stnaley Cursiter. Very Scarce View more info

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Scotland's Castle Culture.

By: Dakin, Audrey; Glendinning, MilesMackechnie, Aonghus

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Birlinn: 2011

Seller ID: 003305

Condition: As New


Hardback in Mint condition, with dustwrapper in Mint condition. First edition, ppxxvi, 345. With colour and b&w illustrations, notes, reading list, indices. The castle is an iconic building type and one of the most distinctive architectural emblems in the British Isles. This book covers the entire history of Scotland s castles, from the very first stone castles in the 13th century to those of the present day. Ever since its medieval origins, the concept of the castle has undergone constant changes, with the tall tower house being superseded in the 17th century by the classical house, and in th... View more info

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Caring for the Scottish Home.

By: Davidson, Ian M.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: NMS Publishing Ltd., 2001. 1901663574: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 348

ISBN: 1901663574

Condition: Fine


Paperback in Fine condition. First edition, with pp128, colour and b&w photographs. With preface by Ian M Davidson, conservation manager- North East The National Trust for Scotland. Foreword by Trevor Croft. With bibliography.An informative look at the issues affecting the history, design, use and future of the Scottish home. This comprehensive study provides insights on the development of home both great and small, and their use throughout the centuries. It also details the materials with which they were built and the means by which they can be cared for. Topics considered include architectu... View more info

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The Companion to Churches.

By: Friar, Stephen.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The History Press, 2011.: 2011

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2920

Condition: Fine


Paperback with illustrated card covers, in Fine condition. Reprint of 2003 2nd edition, pp ix, 517, b&w illustrations, index. Stephen Friar's Companion covers all aspects of English parish churches: architecture, fittings and furniture, decorative and allegorical features, stained glass, monuments, brasses and effigies, traditions and folklore, parochial and vestry administration, and the role of the parish church in the history of a community. The book is arranged alphabetically and consists of substantial primary entries on major features. S31.POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1... View more info

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William Adam, 1689-1748: A life and times of Scotland's universal architect.

By: Gifford, John.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Mainstream: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007074

ISBN: 1851582959

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in black cloth covers with gilt titles in Very Good condition, with dustwrapper, also in very Good condition. First edition, with pp218. With b&w illustrations. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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The Art and Architecture of Mesopotamia

By: Giovanni Curatola; Jean-Daniel Forest; Nathalie Gallois; Carlo Lippolis

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Abbeville Press: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005557

ISBN: 0789209217

Condition: Fine


Large hardcover in cream cloth with gilt title on spine in Fine condition, dustwrapper in with some very light shelfwear but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, pp 280, colour illustrations throughout, indices. The artistic traditions of ancient Iraq, or Mesopotamia, are among the oldest in the world, for it was in this flat, fertile land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that the world's first advanced civilization, that of the Sumerians, arose around 3000 BC. But the long history of Mesopotamian art was marked by change as much as continuity; the region was then as now a cente... View more info

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Scottish Architecture.

By: Glendinning, Miles. Aonghus, MacKechnie.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson, 2004. 0500203741: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 689

ISBN: 0500203741

Condition: As New


Paperback, Mint condition, First edition, Pp 224, 195 illustrations, 68 in colour, Bibliography, A richly illustrated survey of the complete history of Scottish architecture, from the circular houses of Skara Brae to the new Parliament at Edinburgh.S23. View more info

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The History of English Interiors

By: Gore, Ann & Gore, Alan.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004375

ISBN: 0714826111

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with sunned portion on outer edge of front and back covers but otherwise in Very good condition. First edition, pp 192, colour and b&w illustrations and photographs, Inscribed by authors, glossary, chronology, bibliography, list of houses, index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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The Granite City and the Men Who Built it.

By: Hay, William A.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Time Pieces, 1998.: 1999

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 427

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers, in very good condition. Limited first edition: No 20 of 95 copies. Ppiv, 56, with introduction, b&w photographs and illustrations, maps, and plans.Aberdeen is a city quarried out of enduring stone by masons who, by their skills, raised buildings worthy of the name of architecture. This account , with some observations on the granite itself, focuses on the men who built the granite city of Aberdeen. S11. View more info

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Old Cottages of Snowdonia.

By: Hughes, H. H.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Snowdonia National Park Society: 1979

Seller ID: 007600

ISBN: 0950673307

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in black covers with gilt titles, in Very Good condition, with dustwrapper, some slight shelfwear, otherwise also in Very Good condition. With ppxxiii, 116. Limited edition of 2000 copies. With b&w illustrations, photos and line drawings. With maps on FEP. History of old cottages in Snowdonia. View more info

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King's College Chapel, Aberdeen, 1500-2000.

By: Jane Geddes.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Northern Universities Press.: 2000

Seller ID: 005076

ISBN: 190265319X

Condition: As New


Softback in Very Good condition, with b&w illustrations and index.With pp303, with additional colour plates at the rear of the book. This new edition is a revised and expanded version of the book produced in 2000 to celebrate the quincentenary of King's College Chapel, Aberdeen. Since then, exciting discoveries have taken place and old ideas have been reappraised. The choir stalls and woodwork have provided a fresh seam of information about the meaning and use of the medieval chapel. Daniel MacCannell has identified new iconography in the stalls. Jane Geddes, prompted by the installation of ... View more info

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Britain's Lost Railways: The Twentieth-Century Destruction of our Finest Railway Architecture

By: John Minnis

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Aurum Press Ltd: 2011

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 006703

ISBN: 1845134508

Condition: Fine


Large hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. Second edition, pp 192, b&w illustrations throughout, index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Scottish Lifestyle 300 Years Ago: New Light on Edinburgh and Border Families

By: Kelsall, Helen & Kelsall, Keith.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: John Donald: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006868

ISBN: 0859761673

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in blue covers with gilt titles. In Very Good condition, with dustwrapper, also in Very Good condition. With pp.224, bibliography and index. With previous owner's bookplate. Scottish Lifestyle 300 Years Ago: New Light on Edinburgh and Border Families. View more info

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Glasgow Interiors

By: Kendrick, Helen.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005922

ISBN: 178027243X

Condition: Near Mint


Hardcover with previous owners bookplate and note in ink on front end paper but otherwise in Near Mint condition. First edition, pp xiii, 161, colour photography throughout, bibliography. Glasgow has a spectacular array of buildings and is internationally renowned for its history of architectural innovation, design excellence and unique brand of urban glamour, both cosmopolitan and gritty. But unlike other world-class cities - London, Paris, New York among them - until now there has been no publication to showcase the interiors of Glasgow's built heritage. This book offers a glimpse into a... View more info