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Welcome to our website. Our firm specialises in rare and out-of-print architectural books, prints and drawings, while also stocking books in related fields such as town planning, interior decoration and garden design.

On this site you can search or browse our stock, view our most recent additions and catalogues, or read our reviews and articles. Not all the books that we have in stock are shown here, and if there are other titles in which you are interested please contact us.

Hugh Pagan discusses 40 years in the antiquarian book trade, see Reflections of a Bookseller.


Catalogue 70 Architecture and Architectural History

16th August 2016
A selection of books very definitely worth having, including Thomas Hopper's mighty folio publishing his designs for rebuilding the Houses of Parliament, Wilhelm Beyer's impressive volume of 1779 on the statues and fountains at Schönbrunn Palace, Vignola Revived (1761) and a remarkable album of large C18th engravings of St. Paul's Cathedral, Whitehall Palace and which includes an almost complete set of the rare engravings commissioned by Sir ...

Catalogue 69: Architecture and the Fine Arts

22nd July 2015
September 2014. Titles of particular merit include an especially rare set of early C18th engravings of frescoes by Domenichino and by Francesco Albani at Bassano Romamo; Giovanni Liuigi Valesio's handsome illustrated volume of 1624 recording the ceremony at Bologna to mark the first anniversary of the death of Pope Gregory XV and the 1642 issue of Villamena's rare Ager Puteolanus.

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Hawksmoor's London Churches

Hugh Pagan, 09 August 2014

Pierre du Prey’s highly regarded book on Hawksmoor’s London Churches published in 2000 remains in print today in both hardback and paperback. Hugh Pagan writes an appreciative review. ...

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Occasional Lists

List 83 C19th & C20th Britain; Small Houses, Workers' Housing, Town Planning, Interior Decoration & Furnishing, Industrial design

16th August 2016
The earliest books offered here include a copy of the 1st edition of Thomas Rawlins's Familiar Architecture, 1768, falling outside this list's inte...

List 82 Architecture 1980-1960

8th August 2016
We offer here a good selection of titles spanning the 70 year period which saw the successive emergence of the Arts and Crafts movement in architec...

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