Results (1 - 30) of 4427 1 2 3 4 5

Westminster Bridge) Price, John ; Langley, Batty ; James, John ; Labelye, Charles

Published by London, 1728, 1736, 1736, 1736, 1737, 1738, 1743, 1739. (1743)

Used Hardcover First Edition

Quantity Available: 1

From: Hugh Pagan Limited ABA ILAB (Brockenhurst, HAM, United Kingdom)

Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: £ 9,350
Convert Currency
Shipping: £ 9.95
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: London, 1728, 1736, 1736, 1736, 1737, 1738, 1743, 1739., 1743. An excellent collected volume of pamphlets, all in good, fresh condition, put together before the middle of the eighteenth century and relating to the long controversy over the design and construction of a new bridge over the River Thames at Westminster. At least six and probably seven of the eight pamphlets involved are written by those directly involved in the successive projects, and the remaining pamphlet is by a well-informed anonymous contemporary. No library or institutional collection holds all the items concerned, and it would be difficult indeed to locate or put together any similar volume.The earliest pamphlet in the volume is an apparently unrecorded one by the London builder and architect John Price (died 1736), entitled ?A short history of bridges, ancient and modern ; referring to the drawings made by John Price, architect, Part I?, with the imprint ?London, printed in the year MDCCXXVIII? (not in BAL Cat or British Library, and not traced elsewhere). The text on the final page concludes ?Strand, Oct.22, 1728, from my house in Villar?s-Street, York-Buildings, John Price?, followed by the words ?End of Part I? The address in York Buildings which Price gives for himself demonstrates that he was the same John Price who designed the tower of Laleham Church, Middlesex, in 1730-1, a fact of which Colvin has been doubtful. Although the pamphlet is described as ?Part I?, it is likely to represent all that Price published at this time, for its text is recycled, with minor alterations and without an accompanying part II, as pp 11-5 of Price?s pamphlet of 1736 (next item). The drawings referred to in its title are shown in the pamphlet?s text to have been of historic bridges of the past, ranging from the Ponte San Angelo in Rome to Old London Bridge, evidently done by Price as parallels and advertising aids for the designs that he was submitting in 1728 for a new bridge over the Thames from Fulham to Putney.The next pamphlet, again by John Price, is his ?Some Considerations humbly offered to the Honourable Commissioners . for building a stone-bridge over the River Thames, from the New Palace Yard, at Westminster, to the opposite shore at Lambeth. together with some proposals relating to a design annexed, drawn for that purpose, The second edition?, London, ?printed in the year DCXXXVI? (this expanded second edition not in BAL Cat or British Library, but held in Guildhall Library and New York Public Library). Here Price explains and illustrates his new design for a nine-arch stone bridge across the Thames from Westminster to Lambeth, in a letter addressed to an unnamed member of the House of Commons and carrying the printed date 25 May 1736 (in the first edition of the pamphlet, published in the previous year, he had merely reoffered for the Westminster site his earlier unexecuted design for a bridge from Fulham to Putney).This is followed by Batty Langley?s pamphlet, ?A design for the bridge at New-Palace Yard, Westminster . composed of nine arches . with observations on the several designs published to this time (etc)?, London, printed for the author and J.Millan, 1736 (BAL Cat 1747). Langley?s design for the bridge, explained here in a letter with the printed date 5 June 1736 addressed to the Westminster Bridge Commissioners, involved the construction of ?chain arches? (on a catenary principle), in preference to the semi-circular arches favoured by other designers, and he takes the opportunity to stress the advantages of this method of construction over those of a rival design then recently prepared by Nicholas Hawksmoor. Next comes John James?s pamphlet, ?A short review of the several pamphlets, and schemes, that have been offered to the publick, in relation to the building of a bridge at Westminster (etc)?, London, printed by H.Woodfall (and sold by J.Roberts and J.Stagg), 1736 (not in BAL Cat, but held in British Library and elsewhere). By 1736 James was one of the most senior and successful of British architects, but. Bookseller Inventory # 09549

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 1.

J.Clair Batty, Steven L. Folkman

Published by John Wiley & Sons Inc

ISBN 10: 0471056944 ISBN 13: 9780471056942

New Hardcover

Quantity Available: 1

From: ExtremelyReliable (Richmond, TX, U.S.A.)

Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: £ 6,183.73
Convert Currency
Shipping: £ 2.55
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: John Wiley & Sons Inc. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0471056944

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 2.

Michael Batty

Published by Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10: 0521208114 ISBN 13: 9780521208116

New Hardcover

Quantity Available: 1

From: ExtremelyReliable (Richmond, TX, U.S.A.)

Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: £ 6,183.73
Convert Currency
Shipping: £ 2.55
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: Cambridge University Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0521208114

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 3.

Item Description: printed for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch . [and others], London, 1739. Quarto. (9 5/8 x 7 1/2 inches). 28 folding engraved plates by Thomas Bowles and David Lockley after B. and T. Langley. Contemporary calf, covers bordered with a gilt double fillet, rebacked with the spine with raised bands in six compartments, lettered in the second, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt, endpapers renewed An important and influential work on landscape gardening. Langley was an early champion of the freer style of landscaping which was to dominate landscape and garden design in the 18th century. According to Blanche Henrey, Langley's ideas were probably influenced by his contact with Charles Bridgeman, Alexander Pope and William Kent, and she goes on to note: "In the introduction [to the present work] Langley declares that there is nothing 'more shocking than a stiff regular garden; where after we have seen one quarter thereof, the very same is repeated in all the remaining parts'. He believed that a garden should consist of what he calls 'regular irregularities'. For instance, groves must not be planted like orchards 'with their trees in straight lines ranging every way, but in a rural manner, as if they had receiv'd their situation from nature itself'. Langley stipulated that views should be as extensive as possible and he is much in favour of ha-ha's . Langley, like Switzer, decried the art of topiary and cut parterres, and encouraged meandering paths, and the use of fine trees for shade. New principles of gardening contains descriptions of the principles of geometry as applied to garden design, and rules concerning the situation and disposition of gardens in a rural manner. There are directions concerning the culture of fruit trees, forest trees, and shrubs, and there are also details concerning the names, medicinal properties, and culture of the plants of the kitchen and physic gardens. The illustrations include geometrical diagrams, garden plans, and designs for ruins suitable for the termination of walks" (Henrey, British Botanical and Horticultural Literature before 1800 , II, p 499). The present second edition, composed of sheets of the first edition with a cancel title, is quite scarce. Bradley Bibliography III, p.108; Harvard. Catalogue of the Library of the Arnold Arboretum p.411; Hunt II, 472; Henrey III, 927; Nissen BBI 1136. Bookseller Inventory # 26428

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 4.

LANGLEY, Batty (1696-1751)

Published by London: G. Strahan, etc., 1729. (1729)

Used Softcover First Edition

Quantity Available: 1

From: Arader Galleries (New York, NY, U.S.A.)

Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: £ 4,283.95
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: London: G. Strahan, etc., 1729., 1729. Folio (404 x 257 mm). Title-page printed in red and black, 68 fine hand-colored engraved plates including 11 double-page, numbered 1-79 by T. Bowles, J. Carwitham, Toms, J. Van der Gucht, and others (some offsetting to plates). Contemporary cat's paw calf (expertly rebacked to style, newly gilt-panelled to style, corners worn with minor loss). First edition, and an ATTRACTIVE COPY. Having been trained in his father's profession as a gardener, Langley moved into surveying and landscape gardening and was one of the "earliest popularizers of the new irregular style advocated by Stephen Switzer in his "Ichnographia rustica" (1718). Langley published a few designs for irregular gardens in his "Practical Geometry" (1726), but his most important work on the subject was "New Principles of Gardening (1728)". This contained a variety of garden plans in what he called the 'arti-natural' style, replete with twisted serpentine paths or meanders that prefigure Hogarth's 'line of beauty' and signalled the emergence of the rococo style in England. Instead of pursuing the subject he knew best, however, he turned to architecture, which was more in demand but in which he had no practical experience and very limited ability" (Eileen Harris for DNB). Dunthorne 75; Henrey 928; Hunt 478; Nissen BBI 1135. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department. Bookseller Inventory # 72BBA66

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 5.

Item Description: Printed for Francis Clay and Daniel Browne London, 1728. First edition. 8vo., [10], xxii [i.e.xx], 274pp., one folding engraved plate, contemporary sprinkled calf gilt, morocco lettering piece, a fine copy. Batty Langley (1696-1751), an architect, gardener and surveyor, was the author of many architectural works, however he also wrote three important gardening books, all published when he was living at Twickenham. Here, "Langley observes that, by making plantations of timber trees, landlords can vastly improe their estates 'to the great advantage of themselves and their posterity after them'. The treatise contains much practical and informative material, and provides some interesting accounts showing the expenses connected with the making of plantations, including the cost of labourer's wages, together with details recording the profits to be contained" (Henrey). Henrey 929; Goldsmiths' 6587; Hanson 3823. Bookseller Inventory # 85586

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 6.

LANGLEY, BATTY, and THOMAS LANGLEY

Used Hardcover

Quantity Available: 1

From: Ursus Rare Books (New York, NY, U.S.A.)

Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: £ 2,471.51
Convert Currency
Shipping: £ 6.40
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: 1747. LANGLEY, Batty and 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 etc. Engraved title-page and 64 full-page engraved plates. 4to., 295 x 230 mm, bound in full contemporary English speckled calf, gilt ruled border on covers, spine in six compartments gilt with raised bands, author and title gilt on red morocco label in second compartment and double C monogram in the remaining five. London: Printed for John Millan, 1747. First Edition under the title Gothic Architecture, being a reprint of Ancient Architecture, Restored and Improved., published in 1742. The work is entirely made up of finely engraved plates depicting the cross sections and proportions of columns, edifices, temples, fire places, windows, etc. Batty Langley (1696-1751) was renowned for his garden plans and architecture in the Gothic style, as well as his rebellion against the stiff layouts of John Claudius Loudon and Henry Wise. "Langley's name was long synonymous with bizarre and wayward designs" (Millard, p. 143). He authored over twenty architectural books, many of them intended for builders. Rear joint starting, overall a fine copy. Harris, British Architectural Books and Writers 410. Bookseller Inventory # 144912

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 7.

LANGLEY, Batty.

Used First Edition

Quantity Available: 1

From: BOOKPRESS LTD. (Williamsburg, VA, U.S.A.)

Bookseller Rating: 3-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: £ 2,356.17
Convert Currency
Shipping: £ 3.84
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: 1748. LANGLEY, Batty. THE LONDON PRICES OF BRICKLAYERS MATERIALS AND WORKS. London: Archimedes Langley, 1748, 8vo. Contemporary sprinkled calf. (ii), xviii, 389 pages, 32 plates. First edition under this title. [Harris, 457; Schimmelman, Architectural Books, 62]. "Written for the use of gentlemen, stewards and workmen in general, and particularly for such landlords and tenants who are subject to the repairs of buildings." The rarest of Batty Langley's works, first published under anoth title (Extraction Detected, 1747). An uncommon late work by Langley with onl eight copies recorded on OCLC in American libraries. This is an extremely valuable work for the historian of the building trades, especially brickwork. In and amongst much calculation for materials are warnings to customers of sh practice; the book being partly devoted to prices and quality of materials an partly to the various "tricks of the trade." Langley is at pains to advise h readers in turn the cost of any project and prevent "contest at laws, dispute &c. between gentlemen and workmen." The most useful part of the book is not the just calculations but the various costs of materials and how sharp practices were inflicted on the unwary: "The prime cost of gray stock bricks.if picked from the kiln, so as to have them all the best colour, as nearly as can be chosen, then their price is from 20s 22s per thousand," or "Tops of chimneys being wholly exposed are sooner affec by driving rains &c. than any other brickwork, and especially when the greedy bricklayer don't allow lime and labour to make the mortar good; they, for the general part of them, having a very great regard to the following proverb, vi 'That the decay of work is the life of their trade.'" Langley's works is extensively quoted by Nathaniel Lloyd in his classic study History of English Brickwork. The value of the book to American workmen cann be underestimated. It was advertised in Boston and Philadelphia in the eighteenth century. Professionally rebacked preserving the original decorate spine as an overlay. Bookseller Inventory # 39344

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 8.

BATTY, Lieut. Colonel.

Used Hardcover

Quantity Available: 1

From: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB (New York, NY, U.S.A.)

Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: £ 1,977.21
Convert Currency
Shipping: £ 5.12
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: hardcover. Beautiful scenic views of Hanover (then under the British crown) and Saxony as well as Denmark, including 8 views of Copenhagen. Batty was the most celebrated of the amateur topographical artists whose work found its way into print at the time. Brunet I 702; Hunnisett 133; Houfe 228 Illustrated with 62 fine engraved plates, including the frontispiece and title page, protected by tissue. 60 additional in-text vignettes (first several pages are dampstained at bottom margin, otherwise a very clean copy with occasional faint scattered foxing. Short thick 4to, elegantly bound in older full blue morocco with thick gilt and blind-stamped decorations on covers and spine; inner dentelles, a.e.g. London: Robert Jennings, 1829. Bookseller Inventory # 157081

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 9.

BATTY, F.R.S.

Published by London, Rodwell & Martin, 1823, (1823)

Used Hardcover

Quantity Available: 1

From: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd. (Fribourg, Switzerland)

Bookseller Rating: 2-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: £ 1,924.98
Convert Currency
Shipping: £ 15.65
From Switzerland to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: London, Rodwell & Martin, 1823, 1823. in-4°, 4 ll. (list of plates, dedication leaf) + appr. 61 unnumb. text leaves + 61 engraved plates, with intercalated leaves, untrimmed, few stains and offsetting, half leather, red label on goldtooled spine. Nice copy of this classic view book on southern Germany and Austria.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Bookseller Inventory # 39904

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 10.

Item Description: printed for R. Ware, at the Bible and Sun in Amen-Corner, near Pater-Noster-Row, MDCCXLI. [1741], London, 1741. Full Calf. Book Condition: Fine. First Edition. First appearance of this pattern book, a cornerstone text of the eighteenth century architect-builder. 16mo: 24pp, with engraved frontispiece and 99 numbered plates (no. 72 provided in perfect facsimile on laid paper). Beautifully bound in period-style full speckled calf by Fitterer, boards framed with double gilt fillets, spine in five compartments between raised bands ruled in gilt, red morocco lettering piece gilt, end papers renewed. Fine, square, tight binding, text clean and bright with rich impressions of the plates. Provenance: in script to the front fly leaf, "Isaac Walfords Book / Stowey [?] 10th May 1815." Archer 377.1. Goldsmiths'-Kress library of economic literature 7825.1. ESTC Citation No. T66029. Rare (only 2000 copies printed) both in institutional holdings and in commerce: ESTC lists only six copies, three in England and three in North America, and ABPC shows no copy at auction in the past 30 years. Langley's books were enormously influential in the American colonies, and Washington drew upon plate 75 of The Builder's Jewel for the rusticated wood siding at Mount Vernon. Langley was thought to be an important Freemason; the frontispiece contains many examples of Masonic symbolism found in the first three degrees of Freemasonry. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # BB0934

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 11.

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: £ 1,850
Convert Currency
Shipping: £ 6.10
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: R. Ware. London. 1741, 1741. FIRST EDITION. 16mo, in 4s.(5.7 x 4.7 inches). Engraved frontispiece, dated using the Masonic Calendar-AL(Anno Lucis)5741. 24pp. 99 engraved plates, each numbered. Complete. -- 1 plate with small amount of loss to the bottom corner, not affecting the printed part of the page. The text and plates are lightly browned but generally very good with strong images. The plates with decent (quarter to half inch)margins, one trimmed to lower edge. Twentieth century full tan calf. Spine with raised bands, ruled in gilt. Red title label, gilt. --- A rare title in first edition, even more so complete. This work was reprinted many times but this 1741 edition is hard to find. Only 2000 copies were printed (From the printer Charles Ackers' ledger --- "26th May 1741. Due from Mr Ware. to printing 2000 titles &c of The Builder's Jewel. £0.8.0"). Copac lists only 5 actual copies of this edition(as well as a few more microfilm reproductions, mostly of the British Library copy), and a check on the ABPC shows no copy at auction in the last 30 years. Bookseller Inventory # 6801

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 12.

Batty, Joseph

Published by Beech Publishing House

ISBN 10: 1857366123 ISBN 13: 9781857366129

Used Hardcover

Quantity Available: 1

From: Cruixshanks Booksellers (North Port, FL, U.S.A.)

Bookseller Rating: 2-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: £ 1,752.05
Convert Currency
Shipping: £ 2.70
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: Beech Publishing House. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 1857366123 Up for sale is a used book in good condition. This book has been previously owned and is blemished. The cover has some rubbing with corner and binding wear. The interior has page markings (highlighting/writing) and the previous owner's name. There is an inventory sticker on the back and a used sticker on the spine. The textblock has a marking. Bookseller Inventory # 1857366123

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 13.

BATTY, Captain Robert

Published by London: Rodwell & Martin:, First edition, (1823)

Used Hardcover

Quantity Available: 1

From: Geoffrey Jackson (Bookseller) (Wiltshire, -, United Kingdom)

Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: £ 1,750
Convert Currency
Shipping: £ 4.10
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: London: Rodwell & Martin:, First edition, 1823. 4to., (quarto, 10.75in x 7.25in), half-title present, engraved vignette title, [vi], unpaginated, 61 full-page finely engraved plates, each plate accompanied by separate leaf of explanatory text in English (verso printed in French), some very light unobstrusive spotting to extreme outer edges of only a few plates (plates generally in remarkably clean and bright condition), marbled endpapers,bound in good quality modern full black calf, inner gilt dentelles, gilt decorated spine in compartments with 5 raised bands, upper cover gilt ruled in gilt with further gilt decoration along outer borders. A handsome fine bright clean copy of this scarce work featuring classic scenery views of Southern Germany and Austria. Bookseller Inventory # 3255

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 14.

Batty, Captain Robert

Published by Rodwell & Martin, London (1823)

Used Hardcover First Edition

Quantity Available: 1

From: Ziern-Hanon Galleries (Saint Louis, MO, U.S.A.)

Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: £ 1,687.22
Convert Currency
Shipping: £ 3.52
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: Rodwell & Martin, London, 1823. Full Morocco Leather. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. FIRST EDITION. Period full maroon morocco leather embossed with a gilt design on front board and on spine. Engraved title with vignette and 61 views engraved by Heath, Lacey, Owen and others after drawings by Batty. Rolled borders. Generel shelf wear else excellent. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 001049

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 15.

Item Description: London: Printed for W. and J. Innys J. Osborn and T. Longman B. Lintot J. Woodman and D. Lyons C. King E. Symon and W. Bell, 1726. First edition, small folio, [4], viii, [8], 136pp., 40 engraved plates of which 24 are double-page and one is folding (making 'above 60' called for on title page), numbered I-XXIX, XXXI, XXXI-XXXIX, XLI (the thirtieth plate is misnumbered XXXI, the fortieth plate is misnumbered XLI), although several plates are bound out of order all are present and correct, title slightly cut-down with some minor repairs to outer margins, plate X with a closed-tear, final plate a little creased, re-cased, cont. full calf, a little rubbed. "The text is divided into four parts. The first contains geometrical definitions, problems, axioms, and theorems, and treats compound figures, compound lines, and the "Contruncation" of the cube into other solids. Part II concerns architecture. After discussing plans, elevations, and the five orders, he turned to "Architectonical Axioms and Analogies," a series of remarks on doors, windows, gates, halls, galleries, antechambers, chambers, floors, chimneys, joists, rafters, girders, staircases, and materials. He also discussed the use of "an inspectional plain Scale," trigonometry, and the making of drafts, plans, and maps of lands, gardens, farms, and buildings. Part III contains brief remarks on cross multiplication, followed by discussion of mensuration of lines, plane surfaces, solids, carpenters' work, glazing, joinery, painting, plastering, masonry, bricklayers' work, and land. Part IV concerns the "Inspectional Tables of Mensuration" in Plate XVII. In addition to the garden designs. Langley illustrates a variety of plans for fountains, basins, fish ponds, ornamental borders and intersections of walks. Other plates include geometric figures and diagrams, and exercises in drawing architectural plans and elevations." (Archer). Archer 173.1; Harris 465. Bookseller Inventory # 30411

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 16.

B.L. [LANGLEY, Batty].

Published by London: Printed for and sold by S. Harding (1750)

Used

Quantity Available: 1

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: £ 1,575
Convert Currency
Shipping: £ 10
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: London: Printed for and sold by S. Harding, 1750. 4to. [2], 22 pp. Recent half brown morocco over marbled boards, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered red label. Minor dampstaining at intervals, mostly marginal, else very good. 200 plates. First published in 1740, this is the fourth edition overall and the second edition to appear with the appendix containing an additional 14 plates. Bookseller Inventory # 24316

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 17.

Langley, Batty

Published by W. and J. Innys, J. Osborn and T. Longman and others, London (1726)

Used Hardcover First Edition

Quantity Available: 1

From: Barter Books Ltd (Alnwick, Northumberland, NBL, United Kingdom)

Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: £ 1,569
Convert Currency
Shipping: £ 6
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: W. and J. Innys, J. Osborn and T. Longman and others, London, 1726. Leather cover. First Edition. 350mm x 220mm (14" x 9"). 136pp + plates. 39 [of 60] folding copper plates and vignettes. Language: eng G+ : in Good condition plus. Rebound. Cover lightly scuffed. Some plates creased and browned at folds but majority bright and VG. Plate 14 repaired at crease. Plates run from numbers 1 to 41 with plates 30 and 40 missing. Eighteenth century owner's ink inscription to title page. Bookseller Inventory # r4533

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 18.

BATTY, Lieut Colonel [Robert]

Published by London. Robert Jennings. 1829. (1829)

Used Hardcover First Edition

Quantity Available: 1

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: £ 1,560.58
Convert Currency
Shipping: £ 6.40
From Canada to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: London. Robert Jennings. 1829., 1829. sm4to, 26cm, the first edition, [iv], [120]pp., with engraved vignette title page, steel engraved frontis & 60 steel engraved plate views & 60 engraved text illustrations with French and English text plate descriptions, complete, in full contemporary black calf, expertly rebacked, gilt ruled and decorated wide raised bands, detailed full gilt decorations in the panels, gilt titles, original boards with wide elaborately decorated boards and blind decorated borders in the center panels, inner wide gilt dentelles, black satin doublure endpapers, all edges gilt, a clean copy without the usual foxing, the illustrations are bright clear early strikes of these attractive plates, in an elegant fine binding. (cgc) Brunet I-702. Hunnisett 133. Artistic scenic views of Hanover (then under the British crown) and Saxony as well as Denmark, including eight views of Copenhagen. Batty was the most celebrated of the amateur topographical artists whose work found its way into print at the time. Sir Andrew Macphail's Copy. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 30906

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 19.

LANGLEY, Batty.

Published by London, Francis Clay & Daniel Brown (1728)

Used Hardcover

Quantity Available: 1

From: Hünersdorff Rare Books ABA ILAB (Cheltenham, GLO, United Kingdom)

Bookseller Rating: 2-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: £ 1,500
Convert Currency
Shipping: £ 11.50
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: London, Francis Clay & Daniel Brown, 1728. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. A Sure Method of Improving Estates, by plantations of oak, elm, ash, beech, and other timber trees, coppice woods etc. London, Francis Clay & Daniel Brown, 1728. 8vo. (x) + xxii (ie.xx) + 274pp. With engraved frontispiece by Toms, woodcut head- and tail-pieces. Title-page in red and black. Contemporary speckled calf; spine neatly rebacked. One of the earliest works (by some 25 years) to set out in a professional manner the importance of ‘silviculture and arboriculture’, which was taken up with zeal in the second half of the 18th century (Henrey). Langley (1696-1751) was an architect, surveyor, hydraulics expert and landscape gardener; he gave advice to estate owners throughout Great Britain and Ireland. The present treatise gives ‘practical and informative material’, and details of the profits expected; it was published when Langley was at Twickenham before moving to Westminster, within the same period that he issued his New principles of gardening and Pomona (1728, 1729). The engraver of the frontispiece, Peter Toms (d.1777), contributed illustrations to the Pomona. A very good copy. Desmond, p413. Henrey 929, and vol II, pp470-1, 554, 647. Hunt 473. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-9240167301

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 20.

Batty, Michael

Published by Department of Geography University of Reading

ISBN 10: 0704904543 ISBN 13: 9780704904545

Used

Quantity Available: 1

From: Phatpocket Limited (Hertfordshire, HRT, United Kingdom)

Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: £ 1,462.22
Convert Currency
Shipping: £ 5.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: Department of Geography University of Reading. Book Condition: Good. Ex-library, so some stamps and wear, but in good overall condition. Bookseller Inventory # Z1-F-013-00636

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 21.

Batty Elizabeth Frances

Published by Rodwell & Martin, London (1820)

Used Hardcover

Quantity Available: 1

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: £ 1,450.38
Convert Currency
Shipping: £ 15.65
From Italy to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: Rodwell & Martin, London, 1820. Legatura coeva in piena pelle di zigrino blu con nervi, ricchi fregi e titolo oro al ds. Cornici oro ai piatti e ai contropiatti (segni di usura agli angoli e alle cuffie). Tagli oro. Gli splendidi acciai raffigurano varie città d Italia, tra cui Torino, Genova, Firenze, Roma e Napoli. 4to (cm. 28), 4 cc.nn., 197(3) pp. con 60 finissime tavv. f.t. Frontis. inciso. Bookseller Inventory # 1572

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 22.

BATTY, Lieut Colonel [Robert]

Published by London. Robert Jennings. 1829. (1829)

Used Hardcover First Edition

Quantity Available: 1

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: £ 1,418.71
Convert Currency
Shipping: £ 6.40
From Canada to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: London. Robert Jennings. 1829., 1829. sm4to, 26cm, the first edition, [iv], [120]pp., with engraved vignette title page, steel engraved frontis & 60 steel engraved plate views & 60 engraved text illustrations with French and English text plate descriptions, complete, in full contemporary black calf, expertly rebacked, gilt ruled and decorated wide raised bands, elaborated full gilt decorations in the panels, gilt titles, original boards with wide elaborately decorated boards and blind decorated borders in the center panels, inner wide gilt dentelles, black satin doublure endpapers, all edges gilt, a clean copy without the usual foxing, the illustrations are bright clear early strikes of these attractive plates, in an elegant fine binding (194). ~ Brunet I-702. Hunnisett 133. Artistic scenic views of Hanover (then under the British crown) and Saxony as well as Denmark, including eight views of Copenhagen. Batty was the most celebrated of the amateur topographical artists whose work found its way into print at the time. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 28600

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 23.

Item Description: Printed for Francis Clay and Daniel Browne, 1728. [10], xxii [i.e. vii-xx], 274, [4] p. Engraved folding frontispiece demonstrating the measurement of timber. Title printed in red and black. Contemporary Cambridge style panelled calf, rubbed on corners. Edges of boards darkened and rebacked at some time. Spine with raised bands and gold lines. Period style lettering piece. Old endpapers preserved with early signature R. Phillipps. Text block clean and crisp. A very good copy. ESTC T11856. Henrey 929. Bookseller Inventory # 4918

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 24.

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: £ 1,281.17
Convert Currency
Shipping: £ 11.34
From Netherlands to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: Groot 4º, groen marokijnen stempelband, frontispiece, 120 platen en 60 bladen tekst. Prachtig "de luxe"-exemplaar met van iedere plaat een proefexemplaar vóór de letter toegevoegd. Lit: Bodel Nijenhuis 256 (titel "Views on the Rhine, in Belgium and Holland" (Londen 1825); Ernst Andres, Bibliographie illustrierter Stahlstichwerke (2002) II p. 628-631 Plaatwerk bestaande uit frontispiece (Paleis Brussel), opdracht aan Countess of Pembroke dd Londen 1 mei 1824, inhoud (3 p.), zestig staalgravures, ieder in 2 staten (proefdruk vóór de letter en definitief exemplaar), 60 bladen met tekst (recto Engels, verso Frans) en een slotvignet (passagiersboot bij Catharinapoort te Brugge). Van de 60 platen (elk ca 13 x 21 cm) hebben er 31 betrekking op Duitsland, 15 op België en 14 op Nederland. Deze Nederlandse gezichten: Arnhem (gezicht op de stad vanaf de Rijn), Utrecht (Oude Gracht en Domtoren), Rotterdam (Oude Hooft Poort), Rotterdam (Kolk met Laurenskerk), Delft (Stadhuis), Delft (Oude Kerk), Den Haag (Hofvijver met Binnenhof), Leiden (Stadhuis), Haarlem (Grote Houtpoort), Haarlem (Spaarne met St Bavokerk), Amsterdam (Paleis op de Dam), Amsterdam (Westerkerk), Amsterdam (Haringpakkerstoren), Amsterdam (Montelbaanstoren). Robert Batty (1789 - 1848) was aquarellist, tekenaar en etser. Als militair was hij in Spanje en vocht te Waterloo. r0111. Bookseller Inventory # 14974

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 25.

Item Description: Printed for J. Millan, 1734. with an engraved frontispiece and 41 engraved plates on 39 leaves, some folding, clean tear across plate XIV (no loss) and a small piece of the surface (hatching) on plate XXX removed, some minor staining, thumbing, &c, 2 plates misfolded and protuding slightly beyond the textblock, pp. [vi], 130, [2], 4to, original calf, rubbed, and worn at extremities, tile-page inscribed ‘Thomas Edwards / College Ludlow / I desite this Book may be preserved safe for Arthur Evans, if he should want it! Thos. Edwards’, sound There is only one copy of this edition (the title was first published in 1730) recorded in ESTC, Columbia University. It is one of ‘the mass of instructive builders' manuals which Langley churned out’ (Eileen Harris in ODNB). In spite of the claim on the title-page, the plates are signed by Benjamin Cole. (ESTC N475549; Archer 175.2). Bookseller Inventory # 54477

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 26.

Item Description: A Bettesworth and J Batley; J Pemberton et al, London, 1728. Hardcover. Book Condition: Poor. First edition. 4to. Remarkably good condition for its age! 2 of 28 plates missing. In original binding with paper-covered boards (a little bowed) and (not much) remains of banded leather spine. Edges and corners bumped with boards showing. Hinges cracking. Binding reasonably firm. po names on each side of ffep. S Webster and Thomas Simpson 1760 (possibly the mathematician). Minor staining to top binding edge of a number of pages. 26 foldout plates, a number of which have closed tears, one of which also has a loss. Creasing to ffep. A little worm damage to top edges of around 30pp.Some minor soiling. Bookseller Inventory # AB9447

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 27.

COCKBURN, Major [James Pattison] and [BATTY, Elizabeth Frances]

Published by James Reynolds [1820], London (1820)

Used Hardcover First Edition

Quantity Available: 1

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: £ 1,235.76
Convert Currency
Shipping: £ 4.48
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: James Reynolds [1820], London, 1820. Hardcover. First Edition. Incomplete copies of both works bound together in one volume, quarto (6-1/2" x 9-1/2"), half green morocco leather with gilt designs and a gilt-lettered leather spine label. Each engraved title is present, and each volume has 49 of the original 60 steel engravings present, giving a total of 100 of the original 122 engravings present. Two of the finest steel-engraved illustrated books of the 19th century. Scattered light foxing; one plate in Cockburn--"Fluellen"--with a clean 2" tear into the image repaired on the verso with tape. Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # 010198

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 28.

LANGLEY, Batty.

Used Hardcover

Quantity Available: 1

From: BOOKPRESS LTD. (Williamsburg, VA, U.S.A.)

Bookseller Rating: 3-star rating

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: £ 1,232.46
Convert Currency
Shipping: £ 3.84
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: 1768. LANGLEY, Batty. THE LONDON PRICES OF BRICKLAYERS MATERIALS AND WORKS. London: Richard Adams and John Wren, 1750, 8vo. Later quarter-morocco, cloth boards. xvii, (i), 390 pages, 32 plates. Second edition. [Harris, 460; Park, Schimmelman, Architectural Books, 62]. The rarest of Batty Langley's works, first published as Exaction Detected (1747). It is extremely valuable for historians of the building trades, and extensively quoted by Nathaniel Lloyd in History of English Brickwork. It wa very valuable for American workmen. It was advertised in Boston and Philadelphia during the eighteenth century. Contemporary ink inscription of reverse of title page, "London/ Benjamin Ward/ His Book 1768 August 23.". Bookseller Inventory # 39411

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 29.

Batty, R.

Published by London R Jennings (1826)

Used Hardcover

Quantity Available: 1

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: £ 1,208.65
Convert Currency
Shipping: £ 7.78
From Germany to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Item Description: London R Jennings, 1826. 4°. Mit Front., Tit.-Vign. u. 57 von 60 Stahlst. 60 nn. Bll. Erklärungen in englischer u. franz. Sprache. Ldr .Rü.-Verg. Goldschnitt. Calf. Gilt images on spine. Gilt edges. Ber. u. best. Deckel tls. lose. Stockfl. Rubbed and bumped. Boards loose. Foxed. Nice copy. Auf Wunsch senden wir gerne ein Foto des Buches via E-mail 2,361 gr. Bookseller Inventory # 36414AB

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question 30.

Condition

Binding

Collectible Attributes

Free Shipping

Bookseller Location

  • All Locations

Bookseller Rating

Results (1 - 30) of 4427 1 2 3 4 5