From Chartres, whose stained-glass windows create patterns of light that seem truly mystical, to the Cathedral of Florence, whose soaring dome has been called "one of the engineering marvels of all time, " this glorious art book covers the major Romanesque and Gothic cathedrals in France, England, Germany, Italy, and Spain. 310 photos.
2002. Reprint. A fine, unmarked copy in a like slipcase. This copy appears unread and presents as brand new. A stunning item. A heavy book so additional postage may apply. Scans available if required.
Second Back Row Press, 1980. First edition. A very good copy only marked by light rubbing to the wraps. The internals are unmarked and fine.
Optimum Publishing International, 1989. First edition. A fine, unmarked copy in a near fine, unclipped d/w with only very light sunfading to the spine.
|Author:||Jorg Brockmann (Photographer); James Brockmann (Photographer); Kathy Borrus (Text by); James Driscoll (Photographer)|
Perhaps the most picturesque of all international cities, Paris is the quintessential walker's paradise, with architectural delights down every winding street. It is the city of the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe, of the Louvre and Monmartre. But, within ... read more
2003. First edition, first printing. A fine, unmarked copy in a very good d/w with some light edge curling.
1979. First edition. A fine copy with a previous owners bookplate to the front pastedown. The d/w is near fine with only light shelf scuffing to the rear panel.
A skyscraper one mile high, a dome covering most of downtown Manhattan, a triumphal arch in the form of an elephant: some of the most exciting buildings in the history of architecture are the ones that never got built. These are the projects in which architects took mater... read more
Pure Luxury: World's Best Houses features houses on every continent, from Costa Rica to South Africa, Korea to Cyprus, as well as extensive coverage of the USA and Australia. The book showcases projects by leading architects including Lake-Flato, Griffin Enrigh... read more
2012. First edition. A fine, unmarked copy in a fine d/w.
1989. Reprint. A near fine copy only marked by light chipping to the board edges and a gift inscription to the front pastedown. The d/w is very good with light edge rubbing and repaired tears. Scans available if required.
|Author:||Jan Morris; Simon Winchester (Photographer)|
No empire in history built so variously as the British empire in India. The buildings there attest to the richness of an imperial presence that lasted--from the first trading settlement to the end of the Raj--some three hundred years. The attitude of ... read more
1983. First edition. A fine copy with a previous owners bookplate to the front pastedown. The d/w is unclipped and also fine.
1967. First edition. A fine, unmarked copy. Superb.
1992. Reprint. A very good copy only marked by creasing to the spine.
1904. A very good copy in red cloth boards with gilt to the front panel, spine and top edge. Previous owners bookplate to the front pastedown. There is light foxing to the endpapers and the edges are age tanned but the contents are excellent.