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Building Studies Book Two - Roofing
1 Building Studies Book Two - Roofing
Technical Schools Division - Education Dept. Victoria 1977 Australia First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
153 pages, photos & line drawings thr/out. Illustrated boards, bowing to front board, some edge-wear and light rubbing to front & back. Ex-owner name to front end page, light mark to front fly-leaf, pencil line drawing in blank pages at rear, otherwise pages are clean and unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". one in a series of books . produced for students of Carpentry and Joinery and Building Studies . deals with roof construction and ocvers a wide range of roof designs commonly used throughout Australia ." - 611 004009 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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2 Wood and Paper in Korean Traditional Crafts
The National Fold Museum of Korea 2004 Seoul, Korea First Edition Soft Cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
335 pages, colour photos thr/out, English and Korean text. Cream card cover, slight edge-wear, small denting/creasing to bottom right corner, some small rubbing marks. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. ". the exhibition provides the opportunity to compare between objects with similar uses, while displaying traditional craft items made of two different materials . In the harmony of tangible and intangible objects, you will discover folk traditions and the living wisdom of our ancestors . special exhibition commemorative of ICOM 2004 SEOUL ." 154 000388 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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3 Antiques; an Encyclopedia of the Decorative Arts
Atterbury, Paul Galley Press 1984 Leicester, UK 0861368517 / 9780861368518 Hard Cover Very Good Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
400 page, 600+ photographs. Black-board cover, gold insignia, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear, few small chips and closed tears. Label of ex-owner to rear of front fly-leaf, otherwise pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "From Windsor chairs to railway tickets . Faberge jewels to the Colt revolver, this book is the complete guide to antiques. All the major categories are examined . a survey of significant items recently sold to collectors throughout the world . comparative salesroom and price information." 201 000300 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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4 The Conran Directory of Design
Bayley, Stephen (ed) Conran Octopus Limited 1985 London, England 1850290059 / 9781850290056 Hard Cover Fair Poor 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
255 page, grey cover, edge-wear, finger-tip size dent/tear to top edge. Colour, unclipped jacket, edge-wear, closed tear (2cm) to spine top edge, peeling spot (1.5 x 2cm) to front top corner, discolouring to inside. Very slight marks to 1/2 title & title pages, otherwise pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong intact binding. "As mass-produced goods become ever more pervasive in our lives, so the role of design - and those who determine it - becomes increasingly important and subject to scrutiny . provides the key to a better understanding of design today . major achievements in design history, but also . many surprising and arresting items." 142 000278 
Price: 38.00 AUD
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Firm Still You Stand: The Anglican Church of St. John The Baptist, Canberra, Its Parish and Parishioners 1841 - 1984, Body, A. H.
5 Firm Still You Stand: The Anglican Church of St. John The Baptist, Canberra, Its Parish and Parishioners 1841 - 1984
Body, A. H. Soft Cover Very Good 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 272 002583 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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6 The History of Clocks and Watches
Bruton, Eric Crescent Books 1982 New York 0517377446 / 9780517377444 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
288 page, 370+ b/w & colour illustrations. Black-cloth cover, minor edge-wear/rubbing. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor age colouring along flap edges, minor edge-wear, minor peeling to spine edges. Few very small marks throughout book, otherwise clean, straight and unmarked. Strong, intact binding. " . traces the path . from the simple shepherd's dial made of clay, through the heavy iron Gothic turret clocks, and the rush of the horological activity which followed the invention of the pendulum . inspiring stories of the men who revolutionized principles of timekeeping ." 154 000390 
Price: 42.00 AUD
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The Art of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China, Chapman, Jan
7 The Art of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China
Chapman, Jan Christie's Books 1999 London First Edition 0903432579 / 9780903432573 Hard Cover As New As New 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
288 pages, colour photos throughout. Blue boards in beautiful condition. Illustrated, unclipped jacket. Pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. ". an outstanding illustrated survey of carvings from some of the world's finest and most unusual private and public collections." - 593 005340 
Price: 400.00 AUD
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The Design of Reinfored Concrete; In Accordance with the S.A.S. Code for Concrete in Buildings, Cowan, Henry J. & Smith, Peter R.
8 The Design of Reinfored Concrete; In Accordance with the S.A.S. Code for Concrete in Buildings
Cowan, Henry J. & Smith, Peter R. Angus & Robertson 1963 Sydney, Australia First Edition. Hard Cover Good Good 
545 pages, b/w line drawings thr/out. Green cloth boards, some edge-wear. Unclipped jacket, covered in plastic, has some wear, small chipping and creasing, is still wholly intact. Tape marks to front and rear end pages & fly leaves, very light browning to closed page edges, neat writing in pen to fly leaf & half title (name, date), otherwise pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "Australian practice in reinforced concrete construction has never fully conformed to either British or American rules. in time a distinctively Australian design procedure has evolved, which leans on American, British and Continental precedent, but differs from all of them . introduces a number of new methods, design based on ultimate strength and model analysis . rules for the design of members, subject to torsion . helpful for designers . students of civil engineering and architecture, for whom it is primarily intended." - 571 002078 
Price: 85.00 AUD
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Black and White: The Singapore House 1898-1941, Davison, Julian
9 Black and White: The Singapore House 1898-1941
Davison, Julian Talisman Publishing Pty Ltd 2006 Singapore First Edition 981052739X / 9789810527396 Hard Cover Very Good As New 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Luca Invernizzi Tettoni (photography) 
147 pages, b/w & colour photos and drawings throughout. Black boards. Illustrated, unclipped jacket. Inscription to ex-owner to half title page otherwise pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. "With a pedigree dating back to the early years of the last century, the black and white houses of Singapore's colonial era are universally admired as much for their stylish elegance as for their innovative approach to tropical design. Reflecting a wide range of cross-cultural influences - a true case of East meets West - the black and white Singapore house is today both an architectural treasure and an important part of the national heritage." - 706 005470 
Price: 70.00 AUD
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Installation Art in the New Millennium, De Oliveira, Oxley & Petry
10 Installation Art in the New Millennium
De Oliveira, Oxley & Petry Thames & Hudson 2003 London First Paperback Edition 0500284512 / 9780500284513 Soft Cover Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
208 pages, b/w & colour photos thr/out. Illustrated card cover, minor edge-wear. Clear liquid damage to top of half title pages and very light waving to top of rear pages, otherwise pages are clean and unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "Installation has opened the field more than ever to experimental strategies beyond the traditionally visual, as impressively illustrated here in over 300 illustrations of work by artists as diverse as Doug Aitken, Vanessa Beecroft, Santiago Sierra and Mariko Mori. Its constant evolution, its refusal to accept fixed boundaries and its creation of new dynamics between the artist, spectator and museum spaces, have given rise to astonishing and often challenging results." - 237 004966 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Surviving the Six O'Clock Swill: A history of Darebin's Hotels, Edge, Gary
11 Surviving the Six O'Clock Swill: A history of Darebin's Hotels
Edge, Gary City of Darebin 2004 Victoria, Australia First Edition 095893083X / 9780958930833 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
66 pages, sepia photos and drawings thr/out. Illustrated, card cover, very minor lifting of front corners. Pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". all hotels that operated within the boundaries of what we consider Northcote or Preston local government areas have been included. Thus the Terminus Hotel, the Northcote Arms, and the Belmont Hotel have been included although they lie outside the boundaries of the modern City of Darebin. Also included is the Darebin Bridge Hotel, which although never part of Darebin, operated as part of a small concentration of hotels around the crossing of the Darebin Creek in Alphington." - 521 004994 
Price: 95.00 AUD
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Tools, Cures and Myths; Cleaning the Confusion from Feng Shui, Fischmann, Sally
12 Tools, Cures and Myths; Cleaning the Confusion from Feng Shui
Fischmann, Sally Self Published 2008 Victoria, Australia Revised Edition. 0980409403 / 9780980409406 Soft Cover New Issued Without Jacket 
132 pages, b/w illustration thr/out. "The aim of this book is to remove the misconceptions of what Feng Shui is & what it isn't. The most important thing you need for Feng Shui is a positive attitude, a willingness to want to improve your life and that of your loved ones, a desire to experiment and, finally, patience. It seems adding Feng Shui onto anything will bring harmony. It is the need to correct the . mistakes of others that has driven my workshop and writing development. There is only one "Feng Shui" theory; most western ideas about Feng Shui are . wrong and generally based on a variety of . concepts pulled from European, Asian Folklore, fables and New Age Intuition. - 545 Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 001916 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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13 Legendary Decorators of the Twentieth Century
Hampton, Mark Robert Hale Limited 1992 London, England First Edition 070905002X / 9780709050025 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Mark Hampton 
293 + Erratum page, b/w & colour illustrations. Paper to cloth cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Binding is slightly soft but strong & intact. ". is a fascinating, behind-the-scenes look at the distinctive styles of these twenty-two men and women, their influences from the past and their influences on each other . illuminates the complex and mysterious relationship between designer, client, and the history of style . it is the most captivating, all-encompassing guide to interior decoration to date." 165 001023 
Price: 170.00 AUD
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14 Tanglewood Tales
Hawthorne, Nathaniel The Folio Society 2002 London, England Hard Cover Fine Slip-Case - Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Dulac, Edmund 
236 page, colour illustrations. Illustrated cloth cover, no damage. Maroon slip-case, very slight rubbing to top. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. 95 000492 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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15 Queensland Heritage Sketchbook
Hogan, Janet Weldon Russell Pty Ltd 1988 NSW Australia First Edition 0947116591 / 9780947116590 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Evan Winkle 
Illustrated blue-board cover, minor denting and rubbing to edges. Illustrated unclipped jacket, Minor denting and rubbing to edges. Pages clean, straight and unmarked. Strong, intact binding. " . is a celebration of the built heritage of Queensland through the evocative drawings . expert commentary . fitting collection to mark the 25th anniversary of the National Trust of Queensland." 128 000077 
Price: 37.00 AUD
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16 Charles Ginnever
Introduction By Pierre Restany, Essay By Ronny Cohen Anne Kohs & Associates, Inc. 1987 California, USA First Edition Soft Cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
251 page, b/w & colour photos thr/out. Illustrated card cover minor edge-wear, corners slightly curling. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "The large-scale steel structures made by Charles Ginnever between 1979 and 1986 have an exemplary quality. They offer a survey of the artist's formal range and of his language, but they also evoke - through the sure harmony of their proportions, the strict control of their volumes, and the specific quality of their brilliant inscription in space - the universal inspiration of a vision and corresponding vastness of style." 154 000392 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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17 The World's Great Clocks & Watches
Jagger, Cedric The Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited 1980 London, England 0600340279 / 9780600340270 Hard Cover Very Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
256 page, b/w & colour illustrated. Black-cloth cover, minor edge-wear, slight rubbing marks on boards. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, some edge-wear, minor peeling and chipping to edges, several small closed tears. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". a chapter on sundials and other non-mechanical 'clocks' . the basic ingredients of a clock or watch . striking and chiming mechanisms . calendarwork . great periods of clock and watchmaking . the significance of the mechanical advances . the evolution of styles . great makes and innovators . Huygens, Tompion, Mudge, Le Roy and many others . fascinating history of the contrasting technologies of America and Japan . collectors and collecting. 154 000389 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Arts and Artists, Kingston, Jeremy
18 Arts and Artists
Kingston, Jeremy Books For Pleasure 1980 NSW Australia 0729601781 / 9780729601788 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
336 pages, b/w & colour illustrations thr/out. Red-cloth cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "This book as a whole can be read as a study in some depth of the ways in which individual artists have developed techniques of self expression in a wide range of media over the centuries." 6 000706 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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19 Art Nouveau and Art Deco Silver
Krekel-Aalberse, Annelies Thames and Hudson 1989 London, England Hard Cover Very Good Good in Unifold Pro Sleeving 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
272 page, 330 illustrations. Black-cloth cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear, slight stretching to edges, few small closed tears. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". detailed descriptions of individual items . biographies of individual silversmiths and designers . short histories of silver firms . information on exhibition catalogues, magazines and books . comprehensive pictorial guide to hundreds of makers', designers' and retailers' marks . hallmarks of different countries . indispensable book on its subject ." 201 000301 
Price: 80.00 AUD
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The Getty Center, Meier, Richard; & Partners
20 The Getty Center
Meier, Richard; & Partners Phaidon Press Limited 2004 London, England 0714837997 / 9780714837994 Soft Cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
120 page, b/w & colour illustrated. Illustrated gloss card cover, very minor edge wear. several very small marks and rubbing mark on back, otherwise clean & straight. Pages clean, straight & unmarked, tight binding."The Getty Center opened in 1997 to great critical acclaim. Located in the Brentwood Hills above Los Angeles . superbly photographed and technically informative . a comprehensive set of . drawings and working details . definitive work ." 138 000137 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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