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Image for Light Perpetual: Aviators' Memorial Windows.

Light Perpetual: Aviators' Memorial Windows.

By: Beaty, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02942


Through the touching beauty of stained glass memorial windows in churches, cathedrals and RAF stations throughout Britain from North Scotland to the tip of Cornwall, in Wales and Northern Ireland. "Light Perpetual" briefly traces the history of aviation, in whose service so many men and women gave their lives. The D/W shows signs of light shelf wear. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping is by sea and may take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

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English Medieval Architecture

By: Braun , Hugh

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Bracken Books: 1985

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03035


Of all her national treasures, the medieval cathedrals of England are undoubtedly the most prizes. Even by modern standards, their scale is enormous, their height overpowering. Yet they were all built more than six hundred years ago by craftsmen. The methods, techniques and styles of medieval building - from cathedrals to manor houses- are clearly described in this illustrated book by an author with the expert eye of an architect. There is light shelf-wear to the D/W an... View more info

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The story of Bisham Abbey.

By: Compton, Piers

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Thames Valley Press: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02125


This is the first full history of Bisham Abbey ever to be written.The author has drawn on manorial and contemporary papers to write Bisham's full history. There is a small tear of 2mm to the top of the spine. View more info

A Thousand Years of the English Parish: Medieval Patterns and Modern Interpretations

By: Jones, Anthea

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Gloucestershire, Windrush Press Ltd.: 2000

Edition: Reprint.

Sellers ID: 01999


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The Oxford Companion to Christian Art and Architecture

By: Murray, Peter and Linda.

Price: £18.50

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03427


This book is a unique and fascinating exploration of the art and architecture that has been influenced and inspired by biblical stories and Christian history and beliefs. Richly illustrated this Companion combines general essays on the periods and styles important in the history of Christian art with hundreds of shorter entries that describe specific works, artists, themes, and visual images and which give the reader practical guidance on where in Europe to locate the wo... View more info

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Brass rubbing.

By: Norris , Malcolm.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: UK, Pan Books Ltd: 1977

Edition: Reprint.

Sellers ID: 02362


An introduction to Brasses and Brass rubbing ,fully illustrated in black and white. There is some delamination to the plastic covering on the cover. View more info

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France Romane XIe Siecle

By: Oursel Raymond

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Zodiaque: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01534


This book is written in french throughout and is full of colour and black and white photographs.It comes in a slipcase. View more info

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Sacheverell Sitwell's England

By: Raeburn Michael ( Editor )

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Orbis Books: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00216


Sacheverell Sitwell, as a poet or a writer of prose, is one of the most individual stylists in English letters this century, and his descriptive works on art and architecture, written during a liftime of travelling, have made him a notable influence on taste since the 1920s. This is a first edition hardback copy with a D/W in V/G condition due to rippling at the top and some scratching to the back.and wearing to the corners. View more info

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England's Thousand Best Churches

By: Simon Jenkins

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Allen Lane: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03672


Parish churches are England's glory. They enshrine the history of a people, most of whom have lived far from the capital, court and Parliament. These people - their art , architecture and faith - are seldom recorded or celebrated. The parish church is their public monument. The D/J shows light wear with creasing to its top and bottom edges and corners, there is a bare patch on the base of the spine on the black boards. A good tight copy. View more info

England's Thousand Best Churches

By: Simon Jenkins

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03777


With excellent pictures by Paul Barker, and mouthwatering descriptions of Simon Jenkins , this book is the ideal companion for anyone interested in churches and their architecture. There is creasing to the front corners of the cover. A tight , clean copy View more info

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Masterworks of Islamic Architecture; From Damascus to Granada, Fron Cairo to Istanbul

By: Stierlin,Henri

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Egypt, The American University in Cairo Press: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03193


The rapid spread of the Islamic faith from the seventh - century origins in the Arabian desert, and across the Middle-East carried with a cultural blossoming. The arts, technology, and sciences flourished thanks to this extraordinary renewal of the spirit. Also there was a great flourishing of architecture as this book sets out to show. Illustrated with over 360 stunning colour photographs, art historian Henri Stierlin celebrates the triumphs of the architectural and dec... View more info

Cotswold churches

By: Verey, David

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, B.T. Batsford: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03012


The book starts with a long introduction, in which the author discusses and analyses the qualities which give character and unity to the churches of the Cotswolds. Then follows detailed notes on all the Cotswold churches that the author to be best worth visiting. The black board have bumps to the top front corners and the D/W has tear to the top front corner around the head and base of the spine, there is also the sticky residue of two labels on the front cover. It is s... View more info