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Second hand Architecture, Carpentry, Woodwork, Building
Construction & Home Improvements books
Bells And Man -by- Percival Price (1983). ISBN 0193181037. The bell is man's most universal musical instrument;
this book is an encyclopedic of bells and their role in past and present societies, from ancient Chinese civilisation
to the modern American carillon, and from early monastic bells to change ringing in churches; other aspects covered are
the introduction of bells into the Western and Eastern churches, the church's use of bells, secular uses in European
culture, bells and the marking of time, and bell music; two appendices provide an historical survey of bells around the
world and a series of examples of inscriptions on bells; essential reading for campanologists and anyone interested in
bells. Used hardcover book in price-clipped dust jacket. 288 pages. (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1983)
Front flap of dust jacket is price-clipped. Foxing on reverse of dust jacket, and light foxing on edges of pages.
Else in very good condition. Weighs 1.1 kilograms.
Colonial Masterpiece The Great Hall University Of Sydney -by- Allan Gamble (1999). ISBN 1864870818.
Architecture. Gothic Revival. A history and description of the building of the Great Hall at the University of Sydney. Illustrated
with black and white drawings by the author. Used softcover book. 24 pages. (Published by The Chancellor's Committee of the
University of Sydney. 1999) In fine condition.
Design of Prestressed Concrete -by- R I Gilbert and N C Mickleborough, School of Civil Engineering,
The University of New South Wales, Sydney. ISBN 0419161600. Prestressed Concrete Construction. Structural Design.
Used softcover book. 504 pages. (Spoon Press. London. 2004) Front cover creased at top. Else in fine
His Invention So Fertile: A Life of Christopher Wren -by- Adrian Tinniswood (2002). ISBN 0712673644.
Biography of British architect Sir Christopher Wren with black & white photographs. Used second hand softcover book. 464 pages.
(Pimlico/Random House, London, 2002) Pages have tanned, else very good. Weight 600 grams.
Making Authentic Pennsylvania Dutch Furniture With Measured Drawings of Museum Classics -by-
John G Shea (1992). ISBN 0486272273. 250 Illustrations. Measurements in feet and inches. Diagrams; scaled drawings;
decorative designs; black and white photographs. (Dover Publications Inc. New York. 1992) Used softcover book.
226 pages. Covers are worn on edges. Front free endpaper has been very neatly torn out of the book, so its absence
is not noticeable. Foxing on upper edge of pages. Else very good. Weight 700 grams.
Our Great Victorian Architect Edmund Thomas Blacket (1817-1883) -by- Joan Kerr (1983). ISBN 0909723176.
Australian Historical Architecture. Edmund Thomas Blacket must have been the most prolific and versatile architect
Australia has ever known; his work not only encompassed hundreds of churches and domestic buildings but extended into
virtually every Victorian building type: abattoirs and asylums, banks, barns, breweries and bridges, factories, warehouses,
woolstores and chimney stacks, clubs, universities, schools and hospitals, hotels, shops and theatres, furniture and
furnishings, memorials, tombstones and cemetery vaults; Blacket never repeated a design. Illustrated with black
and white photographs and detailed line drawings. Used softcover book. 107 pages. (The National Trust of Australia NSW.
Sydney. 1983) Covers are worn on edges. Light foxing on edges of pages. Else very good.
Sunshine and Shade in Australia. National Building Technology Centre Bulletin 8. 5th Edition 1987.
ISBN 064450451X. Passive design to minimise heat load and optimise sun-trapping in winter maximise comfort and
minimise the requirements for energy use in heating and cooling; this booklet assists the designer to determine the
distribution of sunlight and shadow in order to estimate the extent to which the building can be self-shading; the
penetration of sunshine through windows into rooms; the influence of shadows cast by adjacent buildings; and the
affect of shading devices on windows. Includes solar charts and a separate protractor in envelope inside the
rear cover. Used softcover booklet. 39 pages. (National Building Technology Centre. Chatswood. 5th Ed. 1987) Light
stain inside rear cover. Else in fine condition.
Sustainable Planning in Queensland -by- Philippa England. ISBN 9781862878112. Queensland Planning Law. Real Estate Development
in Queensland. Land Use in Queensland. This book provides a complete introduction to planning law in Queensland. It describes
and explains the main features of Queensland's principal planning statute, the Sustainable Planning Act, 2009, and
brings the features of this highly technical statute to life with a variety of case studies drawn from planning documents and
legal sources. Particular coverage is given to regional planning and the impacts of Queensland's rapid population growth whilst
the perennial issues for planning - how to drive efficiency, accountability and integration - are also explored in the context of
the new Act. In addition, a contribution from his Honour, Judge Michael Rackemann, provides an insightful analysis of the Planning
and Environment Court. 261 pages. (The Federation Press. Sydney. 2011) In AS NEW
The Wonderful World Of Power Hand Tool Wood Carving 40 Detailed Patterns -by- Spike Boyd. Third Edition September 1979.
Woodworking. Covers the initial power hand tool outlay for the wood carver; diagram of cutting
heads and how each is used; directions for the
beginning power hand tool carver; carving in relief (plaques); grapes and mushroom plaques; carving the full round figure or body; the grid
system of enlarging photographs or patterns. Used paperback book. 43 pages. (Self published by Spike Boyd. 3rd Ed. 1979) A few marks on the
covers. Else in very good condition.
Trees and Development A Technical Guide to Preservation of Trees During Land Development -by- Nelda P Matheny
and James R Clark. ISBN 1881956202. NEW BOOK. After an introduction to tree biology and development, the book describes
methods for assessing the tree
as a resource and its suitability for preservation; techniques for evaluating impacts from development; ideas for modifying
designs to reduce impacts; post-construction maintenance; report preparation. Appendices include a detailed list of tree
species and their responses to development impacts. (International Society of Arboriculture. Champaign, Illinois. 1998.
NEW softcover book. 184 pages. Unread. Still sealed in plastic wrapping. NEW.
Woodcarver's Library Four Volumes In One -by- E J Tangerman and Eric Zimmerman.
Carving Figures and Faces in Wood - Carving Horses in Wood - Carving Wooden Animals - Relief Woodcarving. ISBN
0517310910. Contains hundreds of detailed illustrations and complete advice from start to finish on each
project. Illustrated with black and white photographs and diagrams. Used hardcover book in dust jacket now
covered with clear plastic cover. 506 pages. (Greenwich House/ Arlington House Inc. New York. 1984) Tape
shadows and foxing on endpapers. Name of previous owner written on front free endpaper. Light foxing on
edges of pages. Else very good.
Woodcarver's Pattern and Design Book -by- E J Tangerman (1986). ISBN 080696300. Contains
winning woodcarving designs and easy to follow patterns from a master woodcarver; over 500 appealing ideas
many complete with patterns; dimensions, details, close-ups, and directions for every procedure; advice on
adapting patterns; finding the right woods; taking advantage of odd shapes grains and spalts; making the
best use of every tool. Illustrated with black and white photographs, diagrams and line drawings. Used
softcover book now covered with clear plastic cover. 288 pages. (Sterling Publishing Co. Inc. New York.
1986) Tape shadows and foxing on endpapers. Name of previous owner written on first page. Light foxing on
edges of pages. Else very good.
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