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KELLY (Thomas)
Kelly's Practical Builder's Price Book, or Safe Guide to the valuation of all kinds of Artificer's work : with the Modern Practice of Measuring, and a copious abstract of the New Building Act, for regulating the construction of buildings. Revised and corrected by new calculations upon the present value of Materials and Labour. and founded upon the most approved Modes of Measurement. The whole arranged by An Architect of Eminence, assisted by several experienced measuring surveyors. Illustrated and exemplified by Steel engravings and numerous wood-cuts.
1851 £125.00
LANGLEY (Batty & Thomas)
Gothic Architecture, Improved by Rules and Proportions. In many Grand Designs of Columns, Doors, Windows, Chimney-Pieces, Arcades, Colonades, Porticos, Umbrellos, Temples, and Pavillions &c. With Plans, Elevations and Profiles; Geometrically Executed. By B. & T. Langley. To which is added an Historical Dissertation on Gothic Architecture.
1747 £950.00
LUGAR (R.)
The Country Gentleman's Architect; containing a variety of designs for farm houses and farm yards of different magnitudes, arranged on the most approved principles for arable, grazing, feeding, and dairy farms; with plans and sections shewing at large the construction of cottages, barns, stables, feeding-houses, dairies, brew-houses, maltings, &c. With plans for stables and dog-kennels; to which are added, designs for labourers' cottages and small villas, the whole adapted to the use of country gentlemen about to build or to alter. By R. Lugar, ... Engraved on twenty-two plates, with general observations and full explanations to each.
1807 £425.00
MIDDLETON (Charles)
The Architect and Builder's Miscellany, or Pocket Library; Containing Original Picturesque Designs in Architecture, Of Plans and Elevations for Cottages, Farm, Country and Town Houses, Public Buildings, Temples, Greenhouses, Bridges, Lodges and Gates for the Entrances to Parks and Pleasure Grounds, Stables, Monumental Tombs, Garden Seats, &c.
1812 £1245.00
MIDDLETON (Rev. Erasmus)
The New Dictionary of Arts and Sciences; or, an universal system of useful knowledge. Containing A full Explanation of every Art and Science, whether liberal or mechanical, in which the Difficulties attending a thorough Knowledge of them are clearly pointed out, and such Directions given as cannot fail of making their Acquisition easy and familiar to every Capacity Exhibiting, among the various other Branches of Literature, a copious Elucidation of the following, viz. Agriculture, Algebra, Anatomy, Architecture, Arithmetick, Astronomy, Book-Keeping, Botany, Carving, Catoptricks, Chemistry, Chronology, Commerce, Conicks, Cosmography, Dialing, Dioptricks, Ethicks, Farriery, Fluxions, Fortification, Gardening, Guaging, Geography, Geometry, Grammar, Gunnery, Handicrafts, Heraldry, History, Horsemanship, Husbandry, Hydraulicks, Hydrography, Hydrostaticks, Law, Levelling, Logick, Maritime and Military Affairs, Mathematicks, Mechanicks, Medicine, Merchandize, Metaphysicks, Meteorology, Musick, Navigation, Opticks, Oratory, Painting, Perspective, Pharmacy, Philology, Philosophy, Physick, Pneumaticks, Rhetorick, Sculpture, Series and Staticks, Statuary, Surgery, Surveying, Theology, Trigonometry, &c. The Whole upon an improved Plan, the Marrow and Quintessence of every other Dictionary and Work of the Kind being preserved, and their Superfluities and Obscurities entirely omitted.
1778 £345.00
MYTTON HALL, LANCASHIRE.
Catalogue of the Principal Paintings, Drawings, Books, Bronzes, &c., at Mytton Hall, The Residence of John Hick, Esq. Illustrations reproduced from Negatives made by Thos. Parkinson, of Bolton.
1893 £295.00
PAIN (William & James)
Pain's British Palladio: or, The Builder's General Assistant. Demonstrating, in the most Easy and Practical Method, all the Principal Rules of Architecture, from the Ground Plan to the Ornamental Finish. Illustrated with Several New and Useful Designs of Houses, with their Plans, Elevations, and Sections. Also, Clear and Ample Instructions, annexed to each Subject, in Letter-Press; with a List of Prices for Materials and Labour, and Labour only. This Work will be universally useful to all Carpenters, Bricklayers, Masons, Joiners, Plasterers, and others, concerned in the several Branches of Building, and comprehending the following Subjects, viz. Plans, Elevations, and Sections of Gentlemen's Houses. Designs for Doors, Chimneys and Ceilings with their proper Embellishments, in the most modern Taste. A great Variety of Mouldings for Base and Surbace Architraves, Imposts, Friezes and Cornices, with their proper Ornaments, for Practice, drawn to Half-size: To which are added, Scales for enlarging or lessening at Pleasure. Also, Great Variety of Stair Cases; shewing the practical Method of executing them, in any Case required, viz. Groins, Angle Brackets, Circular Circular Flewing and Winding, Soffits, Domes, Sky Lights &c. all made plain and easy to the meanest Capacity. The Proportion of Windows for the Light to Rooms. Preparing Foundations; the Proportions of Chimneys to Rooms and Sections of Flews. The principal Timbers properly laid out on each Plan, viz. The Manner of framing the Roofs, and finding the Length and Backing of Hips, either square or bevel. Scantlings of the Timbers, figured in Proportion to their Bearing. The Method for Trussing Girders, Scarfing Plates &c. And many other Articles, particularly useful to all Persons in the Building Profession. The whole correctly Engraved on Forty-two Folio Copper Plates, from the Original Designs of William and James Pain.
1788 £1250.00
PAIN (William)
The Practical Builder; or workman's general assistant; shewing the most approved and easy methods for drawing and working the whole or separate part of any building; as the use of the tramel for groins, angle brackets, niches, &c. semi-circular arches on flewing jambs, the preparing and making their soffits; rules of carpentry, to find the length and backing of hips strait or curved; trusses for roofs, domes, &c. Trussing of girders, sections of floors, &c. The proportion of the five orders in their general and particular parts: gluing of columns; stair-cases with their ramp and twist rails, fixing the carriages, newels, &c. Frontispieces, chimney-pieces, ceilings, cornices, architraves, &c. In the newest taste; with plans and elevations of gentleman's and farm-houses, barns, &c.
1787 £375.00
PAIN (William)
The Practical Builder; or workman's general assistant; shewing the most approved and easy methods for drawing and working the whole or separate part of any building, as The Use of the Tramel for Groins, Angle-Brackets, Niches, &c. Semi-Circular Arches on Flewing James, the preparing and making their Soffits. Rules of Carpentry; To find the Length and Backing of Hips, strait or curved; Trusses for Roofs, Domes, &c. - Trussing of Girders, Sections of Floors, &c. The Proportion of the Five Orders, in their general and particular Parts, Gluing of Columns, Stair-Cases with their ramp and twist Rails, fixing the Carriages, Newels, &c. Frontispieces, Chimney-Pieces, Ceilings, Cornices, Architraves, &c. in the newest Taste. With plans and elevations of gentlemans and farm-houses, yards, barns, &c. By William Pain, Architect and Joiner. Engraved on eighty-three plates.
1787 £495.00
PARKER (John Henry)
The Medieval Architecture of Chester.
1858 £20.00
PHILLIPS (John)
Crosby's Builder's New Price Book for 1806. Containing a Correct Account of all the Prices, Allowed by the most Eminent Surveyors...
1806 £375.00
POOLE (George Ayliffe)
The Appropriate Character of Church Architecture.
1842 £45.00
PUGIN (Augustus)
Pugin's Gothic Furniture.
1827 £45.00
PUGIN (Augustus)
Pugin's Gothic Furniture.
1827 £65.00
RAWLINS (Thomas)
Familiar Architecture: Consisting of Original Designs of Houses for Gentlemen and Tradesmen, Parsonages and Summer-Retreats; With Back-Fronts, Sections, Etc., Together with Banqueting-Rooms, Churches, and Chimney-Pieces, To which is Added, The Masonry of the Semicircular and Elliptical Arches, with Practical Remarks.
1768 £1445.00
RAYNER (Simeon)
The History and Antiquities of Haddon Hall: illustrated by Thirty-Two highly finished Drawings; with An Account of the Hall in its Present State. [With:] Supplement... Containing Elevations, Plans, and details of that Edifice.
1836 £375.00
RICHARDSON (George)
New Designs in Architecture, Consisting of Plans, Elevations, and Sections for various Buildings, Comprising in XLIV Folio Plates, Designed and Engraved by George Richardson, Architect. / Nouveaux desseins d'architecture, ou, plans, elevations, et coupes de divers bâtimens; Compris in Xliv Planches in Folio, dessinées et gravées par George Richardson architecte.
1792 £3000.00
ROBINSON (John Martin)
A Guide to the Country Houses of the North West.
1991 £50.00
ROXBURGHE CLUB. SKELTON (R.A.) & SUMMERSON (John)
A Description of Maps and Architectural Drawings in the Collection made by William Cecil, First Baron Burghley now at Hatfield House.
1971 £495.00
SACHTLEBEN (Johann Heinrich)
Die Holzersparungskunst bey zehn Verschiedenen Feuerarten nach eignen Erfahrungen und Bauvorrichtungen vorgetragen mit XIV. Kupfern.
1790 £295.00
SCOTT (Sir George Gilbert)
Personal and Professional Recollections. A Facsimile of the Original Edition with New Material and a Critical Introduction by Gavin Stamp.
1995 £45.00
SCOTT LIBRARY.
A Selection from the Scott Library and other Books of Navigation and Marine Science. The Property of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects...
1974 £11.00
SHAW (James)
Plans, Elevations, and Sections; with Observations and Explanations, of Forcing-Houses, in Gardening. By James Shaw, Gardener to the Right Hon. Lord Mulgrave.
1794 £5500.00
SHIP BUILDERS' MANUAL.
The Ship Builders' Manual: A Brief Treatise on the Modern Practice of Ship-Building, and Matters Connected Therewith; some Account of the later Improvements Introduced by Sir R. Seppings, and others, and of the Application of Steam to the purpose of Navigation; the Method of Launching... Lists of Arsenals and Dock Yards; The Shipwrights' Company, &c.
1829 £300.00
SMITH (G. Le Blanc)
Haddon. The Manor, the Hall, its Lords and Traditions. With illustrations by the Author.
1906 £40.00

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