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1 Dublin, Cork, and South of Ireland : A Literary, Commercial and Social Review Past and Present , with a Description of Leading Mercantile Houses and Commercial Enterprises.
New Bond Street London. Stratten & Stratten. 1892 First Edition Hard Back Decorated Boards Very Good 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Illustrated with A Descriptive Tour . 
A rare Irish trades directory with large descriptive wright ups about each enterprise discussed. A valuable source book, illustrated with many sketches and photographs. Bound in green cloth decorated with gilt shamrocks tilte and cartouche on the front boards. 
Price: 166.50 EUR
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2 Albert Lakeman Concrete Cottages, Bungalows & Garages.
London Concrete Publications Ltd 1924 Second Edition Hard Back Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall illustrated 
A useful scarce book on the subject 225pp. plus adverts, see our websitevanessaparkerrarebooks.com for more. 
Price: 22.50 EUR
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3 Banister Fletcher Quantities a Text Book for Surveyors in Tabulated Form
London B T Batsford 1895 Sixth Edition Thoroughly Revised. Buckram Very Good No Jacket as called for 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 16 Plates 
The book is in wonderful condition , gilt titles on spine & front board 431pp. A nice scarce early book on the subject . 
Price: 112.50 EUR
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4 George r Burnell Esq, The Builder`s and Contractor`s Price Book for 1869. Containing the Latest Prices for Work in All Branches of the Building Trade.
London Lockwood & Co. 1869 An Early Edition Buckram Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" Thick , 
A wonderful early book of prices for the building trade , full of adverts from fireplaces to steam engines water pumps to chimney pots & sash pulleys to theodolites, some with wonderful drawings . Gilt titles to spine ( faded ) & front board. 292 pp. plus adverts.& catalogue. Bound in red buckram with blind tooling to front & back boards . 
Price: 85.50 EUR
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5 John Holt Ibbetson Specimens in Eccentric Circular Turning with Practical Instructions for Producing Corresponding Poeces in That Art.. By an Amateur.
Cockspur St Printed for the Author Sold By Holtzapffell & Deyerlein 1817 First Edition Card Covers Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" Tall Slim Illustrated with Diagrams 
A very rare first edition original drab card boards with price one guinea in boards at the top of front board with the title page copied upon it now all very grubby, one might assume it has lain in a workshop for most of its life, new matching spine has been profesionaly replaced, contents are clean and tight the fpd has a previous owners name in blue indelible pencil, the same name in pencil of top of title page the rear pd has notes in pencil about different timbers, 86 rough cut pages with six copper engraved full page plates with tissue guards& most pages have small illustrations of work , no were does the autors name appear at the rear bound in is a general sketch of contents about another book by Holtzapffel 14pp. 
Price: 535.50 EUR
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6 John Ruskin The Seven Lamps of Architecture
Sunnyside , Orpington, Kent George Allen 1886 Fifth Edition Hard Back Green Very Good No Dj 4to - over 9 - 12" tall John Ruskin 
Wonderfully illustrated by Ruskin this is a true classic of Gothic architecture , surely all architects must need a copy for reference. A very handsome bookplate on the fpd and a gift inscription to the fep. 22pp. book is rather heavy please email for shipping quote. 
Price: 63.00 EUR
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7 Laxton and Lockwood Laxton`s & Lockwoods Builders Price Book
London Kelly`s Directories ltd 1925 Decorated Buckram Very Good No Jacket as called for 8vo Its Heavy, So a Bit More Postage. Adverts 
605 pp. 343 pp. of list of specialities( two line adverts for tradesmen, companys etc 163 pp. adverts many with wonderful illustrations . A scarce item in great condition . 
Price: 112.50 EUR
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8 Leslie Turner and Albert Lakeman Concrete Construction Made Easy
London Concrete Publications Ltd 1929 Hard Back Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall illustrated 
113pp. another scarce book on the subject . see our websitevanessaparkerrarebooks for more books on the subject. 
Price: 22.50 EUR
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9 Lisa Taylor Housing , Symbol, Structure, Site.
New York Cooper Hewitt Museum 1982 0-8478-1016-X / 9780847810161 First American Edition Paper Back Very Good 8vo Landscape Format illustrated 
A usefull book for architects. 
Price: 13.50 EUR
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10 Mark Girouard Life in the English Country House , a Social and Architectural History
London Yale University Press 1980 Seventh Printing Hard Back Very Good Very Good DJ in Protector 4to - over 9 - 12" tall illustrated 
An indepth look at grand English houses Dj is faded otherwise very good indeed, 344pp. book is rather heavy and will cost a little more to post. 
Price: 24.30 EUR
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11 Oscar Faber Reinforced Concrete Beams in Bending and Shear
London Concrete Publications Ltd 1929 First Edition Hard Back Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall illustrated 
149pp. a scarce book on the subject. 
Price: 28.80 EUR
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12 R Willis M.A. F.R.S. On the Construction of the Vaults of the Middle Ages.
London The Royal Institute of British Architects 1910 First Edition Hard Back Buckrum Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" Tall Slim illustrated 
A fairly rare publication on vaulting, some foxing , signature on the title page of a previous owner , this was reprinted from the transactions of the R.I.B.A. vol 1 part 2 1842 , this is the first edition in book form 46pp. 
Price: 76.50 EUR
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