Pages 553 to 1139 (approx. 586 pages in total). Signature on end paper. Light irregular sun fading to sound cover and spine cloth. Slightly large size 25cm x 19cm hardback. No dust jacket. (The History of the King's Works. Volume II. The Middle Ages. - this is volume 2 ONLY). N° de ref. de la librería
Título: The History of the King's Works. Volume II. ...
Año de publicación: 1963
Condición del libro: Good
Descripción Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1963. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. . with dustjacket, bookplate, 1963, clean bright copy. Nº de ref. de la librería 111005
Descripción HMSO., 1963. Estado de conservación: Fine. 1963. Hard Covers. First editions. Books: Very Good, in original red binding with gilt titles on spine, signature of prev owner on book feps. Djs: Very Good, spines sunned, protective covered. Plans in separate matching box which is Near Fine, with a wrap around dj which is in good condition.10x7.5. 1139pp. Colour frontis, 52 b/w plates, 72 b/w illus, 4 loose folding plans in box. These volumes are the first in an account of the building activities of the crown. Buildings for shelter, defence or ornament, are inseparable from government, and in England public works have a long history extending over more than a thousand years. These books give an account of the royal castles, palaces and manor houses of England and Wales from the era of Offa's Dyke to the establishment of, what is now, the Ministry of Public Building and Works. An account of the royal castles, palaces and manor houses of England and Wales. The four extensive fold-out plans are of: Dover Castle; The Tower of London; The Medieval Palace of Westminster; and Windsor Castle. Nº de ref. de la librería 1865327
Descripción HMSO, 1973. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. 6 vols + case of plans, I: xxvi + 552pp (1976, 2nd imp.) jacket top edge chipped; II: xiii + pp553-1139 (1976, 2nd imp.); III: xxiii + 469pp (1975); IV: xxviii + 826pp (1982); V: xxiv + 535pp (1976) jacket top edge bumped; VI: xxvi + 744pp (1973); cloth box containing plans I-IV large folding plans, plastic wallet containing plans V-VII, many figs, plans & plates, inc. folding, cloth, jacket, top edges coloured, 4to Vol. I & II jacket spine faded, I, II, III VI - jackets clipped; IV, VI - jackets unclipped Vols 1 & 2 concentrate on castles. Vol III is administration of the works inc alterations to Castles, work at Calais, Tournai & Boulogne etc, Vol IV & V cover the King's Houses, fortifications & bridge & harbour works. Vol VI includes Royal palaces such as Buckingham Palace, Clarence House, Windsor Castle, Public buildings inc British Museum, National Gallery, Houses of Parliament, prisons etc. Nº de ref. de la librería 56753