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|Barry, Siuban / Bradley, John / Empey, Adrian. A Worthy Foundation: The Cathedral Church of St Canice, Kilkenny, 1285 – 1985. Portlaoise, The Dolmen Press, 1985. 21 cm x 28 cm. 103 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.
Includes the following chapters: Foreword / Introduction / The Anglo-Norman Diocese of Ossory by Adrian Empey / The Architecture of the Cathedral by Siuban Barry / The Medieval Tombs of St Canice’s by John Bradley.
Keywords: Architecture, Church, Irish Architecture, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History, Kilkenny
|Carey, Maurice. Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral: A Short Guide. Cork, Maurice Carey, No date (c.1980). 14.5 cm x 21 cm. 10 pages. Original softcover pamphlet. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.
Includes for example the following sections: A Sacred Site / The Medieval Cathedral / The Central Portal / The Font / The Nave / The North Aisle / The South Aisle / The Bishop’s Throne / The Sanctuary / The Painted Roof / The Organ / The Ambulatory David’s Door etc.
Keywords: Architecture, Cork City, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History, St Finbarr
|Craig, Maurice. Dublin 1660-1860. Dublin, Allen Figgis Ltd., 1980. 14.5 cm x 21 cm. XXI, 361 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. Back-cover slightly dirty. Inscription by preowner.
Includes for example the following chapters: The Duke Returns / An Era of Expansion / The Municipality’s Part / Alarms and Excursions / Church and State / The Intellectuals / Art and Industry / Burgh and the Gardiners / Drapier and Dublin Society / The Age of Pearce and Cassels / Social Symptoms / Public Buildings of the Mid-Century / Piety and Learning / Estates and Academic Architecture / Ivory and some Great Houses / James Gandon: the Culmination / Two Revolutoins / Francis Johnston / The End of a Tradition / Appendix I: List of Streets and Buildings / Appendix II: Additional Notes on the Restoration of the Four Courts and the Custom House / Appendix III: Some Characteristics of the Dublin House / Appendix IV: Teh Architectural Succession / Appendix V: Graph of Dublin Population.
Keywords: 18th Century, 19th Century, Architecture, Gandon, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History
|Department of the Environment. Draft Building Regulations (as amended). Proposed to be made by the Minister for the Environment. Dublin, Stationery Office, No date (1982). 15 cm x 23 cm. XII, 246 pages. Original softcover. Very good condition with signs of external wear. Damps stain and fold crease on front cover. Inside pages slightly warped. Inscription by preowner. Staples rusty in binding but binding is solid. The pages are clean inside the volume.
Includes for example the following essays: Rules for measurement / Application to erection of buildings / Inspectiosn / Testing of drains / Sampling of materials / Power to alter or pull down / Fitness of materials / Protection against ground moisture / Kitchens / Rooms with gas water heaters / Small garages / Sanitary appliances / Fire resisting doors / Stairways / Occupation densities / Lobby approach stairways / Fire lifts / General structural requirements / Chimneys for Class I appliances etc.
Keywords: Architecture, Building regulations, government publication, Irish History, Irish Interest
|Ilyin, M. A. (Mikhail Andreevich). Moscow. Architecture and Monuments. Translated by Bernard Meares. Moscow, Progress Publishers, 1968. 21 cm. 253 pages. Illustrations in colour and black and white throughout. Original hardcover. Very good condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Some noticeable foxing to the front cover and first two pages.
Includes for example the following chapters: ‘The Kremlin’; ‘In the Old City’; ‘Moscow of the Classical Period’; ‘Moscow at the turn of the Century’; ‘The New Moscow’ etc.
Keywords: Architecture, Architektur
|O Conchuir, Doncha / Mac Mahon, Bryan (translator). Guide: Corca Dhuibhne, its peoples and their buildings. Dingle, Clo Dhuibhne, 1977. 15 cm x 21 cm. 50 pages including many colour photographs. Original softcover pamphlet. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. Partially torn off price sticker on front. Some wear, discolouration along spine.
Includes for example the following essays: Foreword by Kenneth Whitaker / Introduction / Megalithic Remains (The First Settlers) / The Earliest Named Inhabitants / Map / Site Index / The Christian Period / Invasions and Castles / Thank You / Acknowledgements / Bibliography.
Keywords: Archaeology, Architecture, Corca Dhuibhne, Dingle, Irish landscape, Irish Local History, Neolithic
|O Riain-Raedel, Dagmar. Changing the Face of Cork – The Architectural Legacy of the Hill Family. Exhibition at Fota House 30th April to 30th may 2005. Cork, Dagmar O Riain-Raedel. 2005. 14.5 cm x 21 cm. 24 pages including many photographs and illustrations. Original softcover pamphlet. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. Small stain on back cover and slight browning along spine. Clean inside with intact staple binding.
Includes the following essays: The Early Years: Henry and William Hill / The descendants of William Hill: William Henry I and William Henry II / Tradition and heritage: The firm of Henry and Arthur Hill / The benefactor and his architect / The Cork Exhibition 1902 / The Munster and Leinster Bank, 63-66 South Mall / The innovator: Henry Houghton Hill / University College Cork.
Keywords: Architecture, Cork, Cork City, Cork University, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History
|Pevsner, Nikolaus. Pioneers of Modern Design. From William Morris to Walter Gropius. Pelican edition. Reprinted with revisions. Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1975. 20 cm. 264 pages. Illustrations in black and white. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.
Includes for example the following chapters: ‘Theories of Art from Morris to Gropius’; ‘Art Nouveau’; ‘England, Eighteen-Ninety to Nineteen-fourteen’; ‘The Modern Movement from Nineteen-fourteen’ etc.
Keywords: Architecture, Architektur
|Rowe, Vivian. Royal Chateaux of Paris. First Edition. London, Putnam, 1956. 14.5cm x 22cm. 284 pages with 22 illustrations. Original Hardcover (blue cloth). Very good condition with only minor signs of wear.
Includes for example: The Palais des Thermes and teh Palais de la Cite, Now Palais de Justice/ Vincennes/ The Louvre/ The Luxembourg/ Palais Royal/ Saint-Germain-en Laye/ Anet/ Maisons-Laffitte/ Vaux-le-Vicomte/ Fontainebleau: Napoleon’s Bedroom/ Fontainebleau: White Horse Court/ Chantilly/ Chantilly: The Gardens and the approach/ Rambouillet/ Compiegne/ Pierrefonds/ La Malmaison/Versailles: General View/ Versailles: The Marble Court/ Versailles : The North Wing/ Versailles : The Petit Trianon/ Versailles: The Hamlet/ Table of Monarchs of France.
|Wheeler, H.A. / Craig M.J. The Dublin City Churches of the Church of Ireland: An Illustrated Handbook. Dublin, A.P.C.K. 1948. 16 cm x 24.5 cm. 48 pages and 16 pages of photographs. Original softcover. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. Some browning and wear to page edges. Contains bookseller’s stamp inside front cover.
Includes the following essays: Foreword / St Andrew / St Ann / St Audoen / St Bride / St Catherine / St George, Hill Street / St George, Hardwicke Place / Grangegorman (All Saints) / St James / St John / St Kevin / St Luke / St Marie Del Dam / St Mark / St Mary / St Matthias / St Michael and All Angels / St Michael-Le-Pole / St Mihcan / St Nicholas Within / St Nicholas Without / St Olaf / St Paul / St Peter / St Stephen / St Thomas / St Werburgh / Appendix: Some Non-Parochial Churches and Chapels / Short Bibliography.
Keywords: Architecture, Church, Church History, Church of Ireland, Dublin, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History
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