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Image for The Victoria History of the County of Middlesex Vol. VII ( 7 ) : Acton, Chiswick, Ealing and Willesden Parishes

The Victoria History of the County of Middlesex Vol. VII ( 7 ) : Acton, Chiswick, Ealing and Willesden Parishes

By: BAKER, T. F. T. ; Elrington, C. R. (edited)

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, University of London Institute of Historical Research / Oxford University Press 1982: 1982

Book number: 58652

ISBN: 0197227562

Condition: Very Good


xx., 280 pp. A few marks to the jacket, but otherwise a very good clean copy. The volume completes the coverage of the administrative county of Middlesex as it existed until 1965, with histories of the parishes of Acton, Chiswick, Ealing, West Twyford, and Willesden, together forming the outer part of the Kensington division of Ossulstone hundred. The article on Ealing covers Old Brentford, in Ealing parish, and New Brent-ford, a chapelry which formed the southern part of Hartwell parish, in Elthorne hundred. Before their inclusion in Greater London the parishes embraced the municipal boroug... View more info

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Lord Burlington : Architecture, Art and Life

By: Barnard, Toby & Jane Clark

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Hambledon Press 1995: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 48966

ISBN: 1852850949

Condition: Near Fine


xxix., 328 pp. 1852850949 View more info

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And So Make a City Here The Story of a Lost Heathland ( A Middlesex Medley )

By: Bate, G. E.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Hounslow, London, Thomasons 1948: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 48493

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition [viii], 463 pp. Near Fine in very good dustjacket, which is a little dusty. An uncommon title covering Syon, Osterley, Hounslow out to Shepperton and Harlington. Hardcover View more info

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Hogarth and His Times

By: Bindman, David

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, U.S.A., University of California Press 1998: 1998

Book number: 52114

ISBN: 0520213009

Condition: Very Good


208 pp, illustrated in b/w, some creasing to cover 0520213009 View more info

Image for The Myroure of Oure Ladye : Containing a Devotional Treatise on Divine Service

The Myroure of Oure Ladye : Containing a Devotional Treatise on Divine Service

By: Blunt, John Henry, editor

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Published for The Early English Text Society 1898: 1898

Book number: 59915

Condition: Very Good


lx, 378 pp. Contemporary full brown calf with gilt lettering to spine. Marbled endpapers. Presentation bookplate to front pastedown. Original purple paper wrappers bound in. Clean copy. No ownership marks. Illustrations. With a translation of the offices used by the sisters of the Brigittine Monastery of Sion, at Isleworth. 1898 reprint of the 1873 edition. A nice copy. View more info

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Jonathan Carr's Bedford Park

By: Budworth, D. W.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Bedford Park Society 2012: 2012

Book number: 60703

ISBN: 0957070233

Condition: Fine


172 pp, illustrated in colour and b/w. A splendid and detailed survey of the house types in Bedford Park, Chiswick - the world's first garden suburb. Now out of print, and unlikely to be published again. 0957070233 View more info

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Hammersmith A Study in Town History

By: Draper, Warwick H.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Anne Bingley 1989: 1989

Book number: 53304

ISBN: 0862060125

Condition: As New


Facsimile reprint of the orginal 1913 edition, softcover. xii., 84 pp. [+24 pp. advts.] 22 x14 cm. Fine unread copy. 0862060125 View more info

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The Age of Hogarth - British Painters Born 1675 - 1709 (Tate Gallery Collections Volume 2)

By: Egerton, Judy ; Einberg, Elizabeth

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Tate Gallery 1988: 1988

Book number: 54626

ISBN: 094659080x

Condition: Very Good


253 pp., illustrated throughout. A small crinkle at the base of the spine, else a lovely copy. 094659080x View more info

Image for An Historical and Topographical Description of Chelsea and Its Environs, Interspersed with Biographical Anecdotes of Illustrious and Eminent Persons Who Have Resided in Chelsea During the Three Preceding Centuries. In Two Volumes

An Historical and Topographical Description of Chelsea and Its Environs, Interspersed with Biographical Anecdotes of Illustrious and Eminent Persons Who Have Resided in Chelsea During the Three Preceding Centuries. In Two Volumes

By: Faulkner, Thomas

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Chelsea, T. Faulkner and Nichols & Son and Simpkin & Marshall 1829: 1829

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 41156

Condition: Very Good


In two volumes. xii, 407; 357, [34] pp. Original paper covered boards. Sympathetically rebacked with paper title labels. Boards edgeworn and corners worn. Plates complete. Folding map present, but with repairs. List of subscribers. View more info

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Images of Twickenham, with Hampton and Teddington

By: Gascoigne, Bamber; Ditchburn, Jonathan

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Saint Helena Press 1981: 1981

Edition: Signed Limited Edition

Book number: 47413

ISBN: 0906964040

Condition: Very Good


303 pp, illustrated in b/w no 55/1000 with a couple of small tears to the jacket, and an initialled letter from Bamber Gascoigne on Saint Helena Press headed paper to a subscriber, and signed by him on the limitations page.. Volume 2 of the Images of London series that looks to describe reproduce and catalogue districts of Greater London 0906964040 View more info

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Images of Twickenham, with Hampton and Teddington

By: Gascoigne, Bamber; Ditchburn, Jonathan

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Saint Helena Press 1981: 1981

Edition: Signed Limited Edition

Book number: 56191

ISBN: 0906964040

Condition: Fine


303 pp, illustrated in black and white. A couple of very minor marks to the jacket, but else apears to be unread. no 98/1000 signed by the authors on the limitations page. Volume 2 of the Images of London series that looks to describe reproduce and catalogue districts of Greater London. 0906964040 View more info

Image for Bedford Park : The First Garden Suburb: A Pictorial Survey

Bedford Park : The First Garden Suburb: A Pictorial Survey

By: Greeves, T. Affleck

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Anne Bingley 1975: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 59564

ISBN: 0851575145

Condition: Very Good


a pictorial survey - 64 pp. The original edition published by Anne and Clive Bingley in 1975 is now very hard to find. Toning to the spine. 0851575145 View more info

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Sophie, an Edwardian Childhood

By: Harding, Sophie Leighton

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Exeter, Musisca Publishing 2012: 2012

Book number: 49530

ISBN: 0957521901

Condition: New


130 pp. illustrated with watercolours by the author, and photographs by her father. Charming volume about the early life of Sophie, daughter of painter Edmund Blair Leighton, growing up in the the world's first Garden Suburb, Bedford Park, in Chiswick, West London, with summers spent in Norfolk. 0957521901 View more info

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The Palladian Revival : Lord Burlington, His Villa and Garden at Chiswick

By: Harris, John

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Royal Academy of Arts 1994: 1995

Book number: 58338

ISBN: 0300059841

Condition: New


xii., 280 pp. illustrated throughout, illus Map on end pages. exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, Feb. 2 - Apr. 2, 1995. Includes bibliographical references (p. [272]274) and index. Still shrinkwrapped. 0300059841 View more info

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The Palladian Revival : Lord Burlington, His Villa and Garden at Chiswick

By: Harris, John

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Royal Academy of Arts 1995: 1995

Book number: 60576

ISBN: 0300059841

Condition: Very Good


xii., 280 pp., exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, Feb. 2 - Apr. 2, 1995. Includes bibliographical references (p. [272]274) and index. A very good copy, with a name stamp on the half-title. 0300059841 View more info

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Sir William Chambers : Architect to George III

By: Harris, John; Snodin, Michael

Price: £26.00

Publisher: New Haven & London, Yale University Press /Courtauld Gallery 1996: 1996

Book number: 49463

ISBN: 0300069413

Condition: Very Good


229 pp, illustrated in colour and b/w. Rubbing to the top left hand corner. 0300069413 View more info

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Sir William Chambers : Architect to George III

By: Harris, John; Snodin, Michael

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New Haven & London, Yale University Press /Courtauld Gallery 1996: 1996

Book number: 50365

ISBN: 0300069413

Condition: Near Fine


229 pp, illustrated in colour and b/w. Rubbing to the top left hand corner. 0300069413 View more info

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The Complete Works of William Hogarth : In a Series of One Hundred and Fifty Steel Engravings from the Original Pictures. In 6 volumes

By: Hogarth, William and with an introductory essay by James Hannay

Price: £275.00

Publisher: London, William Mackenzie N.d. [c. 1880's]: 1880

Book number: 56609

Condition: Very Good


In six volumes complete. xviii, 201 pp. Publisher's original elaborately gilt-decorated cloth. Bevelled edges. All edges gilt. Minimal wear to cloth. All internally clean. Extra-engraved title page to volume one. With 150 tissue-guarded full-page steel engravings. Bindings firm. View more info

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William Kent : Landscape Garden Designer (Architects in Perspective Series)

By: Hunt, John Dixon ; Willis, Peter (editor)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Zwemmer Books 1987: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 49087

ISBN: 0302006001

Condition: As New


176 pp., 115 items, each of them illustrated. 25 cm tall. The catalogue raisonne of Wiliam Kent's landscape designs and related drawings. 0302006001 View more info

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Earls of Creation - Five Great Patrons of Eighteenth-Century Art

By: Lees-Milne, James

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton 1962: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57453

Condition: Very Good


285 pp., illustrated. Chipping to the gead and tail of the spine, as well as some tears, but a better than average copy. Previous owner's name on the free endpaper. Includes a chapter on Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington, his work with William Kent, and Chiswick House. View more info