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The Genesis of Modern British Town Planning, a Study in Economic and Social History of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

By: Ashorth, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Routledge and Kegan Paul: 1972

Seller ID: 008797


study of this subject. Includes a long section on the creation of new model villages and towns from New Lanark to Letchworth. ex-lib -borrowed twice - usual library indicators - book in great order throughout View more info

Timber-Framed Buildings of England

By: Brown, RJ

Price: $50.00

Publisher: UK, Robert Hale: 1986

Seller ID: 011076


England has a magnificent heritage of timber-framed buildings, the oldest dating from the thirteenth century. Highly prized today, an increasing number have been lovingly restored to their original condition. The majority of these buildings are houses and cottages, but timber was widely used in all types of buildings including churches, guild-halls, town halls, inns, shops, farm and industrial buildings, and many others. All of these are detailed and profusely illustrate... View more info

SEVEN WONDERS OF THE INDUSTRIAL WORLD

By: Cadbury Deborah

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Harper, London: 2004

Seller ID: 002278


Soft cover with remainder mark on lower compressed page margin, slight crease to front cover. View more info

Dorothy Elizabeth : Building a Traditional Wooden Schooner

By: Duncan, Roger F

Price: $22.00

Publisher: NY, W. W. Norton & Company: 200

Seller ID: 008799


From the dust jacket: "This is the story of Dorothy Elizabeth, a 28-foot schooner. Particularly, it is the story of why to build a traditional wooden sailing vessel that relies on age-old methods and materials, yet also embraces newfangled technologies. But mostly it is the story of the people--the score of craftsmen and craftswomen, friends, and family--who give their skill, advice, support, and time to turn Dorothy Elizabeth from an idea into a graceful, seaworthy ... View more info

EUROTUNNEL; An Illustrated History of the Channel Tunnel Scheme

By: Haining Peter

Price: $54.00

Publisher: New English Library, England: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002128


Well researched and presented by Peter Haining, this illustrated history of the Channel Tunnel Scheme follows the scheme from its original conception to its completion, and includes historical b/w phootographs and lithographs. View more info

Hydrographic Surveying for Development and Conservancy

By: Margrett, Lieut-Cmdr A.D.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Kelvin and Hughes Marine:

Seller ID: 011836


An explanation on the process of hydrographic survey work with an introduction by Vice-Admiral Day (Hydrographer of the Navy). The book has numerous tables, charts & diagrams with pocket at rear holding a folded map. The book has card covers but may have also had a paper dj as what appears to be the inside flap strip is in the pocket also. K&H publication M274. Lt-Cmdr Margrett retired in 1967. View more info

Frank Lloyd Wright A Biography

By: Secrest, Meryle

Price: $34.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1992

Seller ID: 010551


Meryle Secrest's Frank Lloyd Wright: A Biography focuses on Wright's family history, personal adventures, and colorful friends and family. Secrest had unprecedented access to an archive of over one hundred thousand of Wright's letters, photographs, drawings, and books. She also interviewed surviving devotees, students, and relatives. The result is an explicit portrait of both the genius architect and the provocative con-man. 635pp with extensive index & ref notes, just o... View more info

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Tank

By: Wright, Patrick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: UK, Faber & Faber, London: 2000

Seller ID: 010837


More than a conventional work of military history, Tank investigates the enduring symbolism of this icon of brutality and its exploitation as a social and political tool. In this book Wright examines the cultural history of the wartime juggernaut that changed ground warfare forever, Patrick Wright takes us through war zones and battlefields-from the tank's infancy in the First World War and the Russian Revolution through World War II, the Six Day War, and the Gulf War. 4... View more info