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Barton Myers Selected And Current Works ISBN 187549815X The Master Architect 
Series for sale, Barton Myers Selected And Current Works ISBN 187549815X The Master Architect Series used book for sale Barton Myers Selected And Current Works. ISBN 187549815X. Architecture. The Master Architect Series. (Images Publishing Group, Melbourne, 1994) Used oversize hardcover book in dust jacket, now covered in clear contact, 256 pages, stamp imprint of a fish on half title page, else in excellent condition. Weighs 1.6 kilograms.
Product Id: AR8983
Price: AU$30.00
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Bells And Man -by- Percival Price. 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.
Product Id: AR26818
Price: AU$70.00
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Carving Masks Tribal Ethnic And Folk Projects by Alan and Gill Bridgewater ISBN 187549815X for sale Carving Masks, Tribal, Ethnic And Folk Projects -by- Alan Bridgewater and Gill Bridgewater. ISBN 187549815X. Carpentry. Make 12 extraordinary museum-quality mask designs with basic woodworking skills and tools already in your workshop; Choose from: an African Fang mask, which started the early 20th Century primitivist movement in art; a spirit-helper mask of the Haida tribe from America's Northwest Coast; a grotesque Green Man mask with Druid roots; evil spirit-fighting masks from the Barong and Lombok peoples of Indonesia; and eight more intriguing designs; with easy-to-read numbered instructions, notes on the significance of each form, and a section on anticipated problems for first-time carvers. (Sterling Publishing. New York. 1996) Used softcover book. 160 pages. Light wear to edges of cover. Else very good.
Product Id: AR7604
Price: AU$20.00
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Colonial Masterpiece The Great Hall University Of Sydney -by- Allan Gamble. 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.
Product Id: AR25641
Price: AU$25.00
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Design of Prestressed Concrete by R I Gilbert and N C Mickleborough (2004) ISBN 0419161600 for sale 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 condition.
Product Id: AR21294
Price: AU$50.00
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Making Authentic Pennsylvania Dutch Furniture With Measured Drawings of Museum Classics -by- John G Shea. 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.
Product Id: AR21065
Price: AU$15.00
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Our Great Victorian Architect Edmund Thomas Blacket (1817-1883) -by- Joan Kerr. 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.
Product Id: AR23307
Price: AU$25.00
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Royal Festival Hall: The Official Record -by- Clough Williams-Ellis. Introduction by- Sir Malcolm Sargent. Architecture. The official description of London's Royal Festival Hall, its design, construction, furnishing and decorations; illustrated with b/w photographs, architectural plans, diagrams and black and white and colour illustrations. (published by Max Parrish, London, in association with the London City Council, 1951) Used hardcover book in price-clipped dust jacket, 128 pages. Dust jacket fairly tattered on edges with small pieces missing, book now protected in a clear plastic sleeve.  Bookplate sticker on fep. Foxing on first and last few pages and on edges of pages. Name written on back of fep. Book smells musty. Else very good.
Product Id: MB11248
Price: AU$20.00
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Sunshine and Shade in Australia National Building Technology Centre Bulletin 8 5th Edition 1987 ISBN 064450451X for sale 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.
Product Id: AR22106
Price: AU$20.00
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Sustainable Planning in Queensland by Philippa England ISBN 9781862878112 for sale 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 condition.
Product Id: AR21652
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The Wonderful World Of Power Hand Tool Wood Carving 40 Detailed Patterns by Spike Boyd Third Edition September 1979 for sale 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.
Product Id: AR25627
Price: AU$15.00
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Trees and Development A Technical Guide to Preservation of Trees During Land Development Nelda P Matheny James R Clark ISBN 1881956202 for sale 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.
Product Id: CV18461
Price: AU$50.00
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Woodcarver's Library Four Volumes In One E J Tangerman Eric Zimmerman 
Carving Figures and Faces in Wood - Carving Horses in Wood - Carving Wooden Animals - Relief Woodcarving ISBN 0517310910 for sale 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.
Product Id: AR23507
Price: AU$20.00
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Woodcarver's Pattern and Design Book E J Tangerman ISBN 080696300 for sale Woodcarver's Pattern and Design Book -by- E J Tangerman. 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.
Product Id: AR23510
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