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1 BOTT, Irmgard, et al.: Fachwerkkirchen in Hessen.
Germany: Die Blauen Bucher, 1978. 
1st ed. Church architecture. Pp. 82, 2 col. illustns., b/w illustns. throughout + 1 map. P/b. Illustd. cover. 26 cms. x 18.5 cms. VG. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
2 BOUTELL, Rev. Charles . Christian Monuments In England and Wales: An Historical And descriptive Sketch Of The Various Classes Of Sepulchral Monuments Which Have Been In Use In This Country From About The Era Of The Norman Conquest To The Time Of Edward The Fourth.
London: George Bell, 1854. 
4to. 26cm x 16.5cm x 1.2cm. pp.8/156 . Light spotting to last few pages, otherwise clean text with good illustrations. Ownership signature to verso front board: "H. Tyrell-Green". Contemporary cloth with gilt title to spine. Spine carefully strengthened. VG. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
3 BOX, K. Dixon. Twenty-Four Essex Churches.
Letchworth: Essex Countryside for Anglian Publications Ltd., nd. 
nd. "This is a book for all those who have an interest in architecture .." Pp. 131, frontis, 70 b/w photos. Red cloth, gilt title to spine, illustd. d/w edges rubbed, clear plastic protective cover. VG/G. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
4 BRABBS, Derry. English Country Churches.
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson,1985. 0297789112 0297789112 / 9780297789116 
1st ed. "Derry Brabbs has grouped his collection of churches into five sections: early churches, regional styles and materials, estate and abbey churches, tiny or isolated churches and picturesque churches. It is a personal selection of just a few of the many thousands of delightful and historic buildings that adorn the varying landscapes of rural England." 26cms x 20.00. Pp.160,colour photo illustrations throughout. Paperback, slightly rubbed. VG. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
5 C.I.O.: The Care of Churches. Seventeenth annual review of the Council for the Care of Churches.
London: Church Information Office. 1963. 
Pp 72, some b/w illustrations. P/b, illustrated cover. G+. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
6 CAUTLEY, H. Munro. Norfolk Churches.
Ipswich: The Boydell Press, nd (c.1979). 0851150225 0851150225 / 9780851150222 
`"Whereas all counties have interesting individual churches, there can be little doubt that the churches of East Anglia, have a predominating interest, for they have a greater wealth of mediaeval roofs, screens, benches and woodwork generally, than any other County...The photographs are an important part of the book, and the fact that most of them were taken by Mr Cautley himself, insures that they portray the outstanding points both inside and outside the buildings." 23cms x 16cms. Pp.xiv/272, 274 photographs, folding map to rear. Cream cloth, illustrated dustwrapper (Ringland Church drawn by Albert Ribbans) in a removable clear protective wrap. VG/VG. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
7 CHEAM, Frederick.: Great Cathedrals. Christianity's greatest buildings in over 100 pictures.
London: Camden House Books, nd. 
nd. Golden Highlights Library. 29.5cms. x 22cms. Pp. 80, illustrated throughout, owner's name to verso front board. Illustrated laminated boards with matching illustrated d/w. G+/G+. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
8 CLARKE, Basil F.L.: My Parish Church.
London: SPCK,1946. 
Rep. "A Handbook to Church Architecture, equally suited to teachers and young people. It stands out from similar books by reason of its combination of simplicity and scholoarship, its covering of the whole field, including the twentieth century, and the unhackneyed character of the illustrations." Pp12/67,33 pages of illustrations including frontis. + illustrations in text. Blue cloth, illustrated d/w rubbed and chipped. VG/G. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
9 COPE, Gilbert.: Ecclesiology Then and Now. A Few More Words to Church Builders.
"Based on a lecture given to the Ecclesiological Society on 8th March 1963 at All Hallows, London Wall". Pp, unpaginated, some b/w illustrations. P/b, rusting to staples, illustrated cover. G+. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
10 DAVIES, J.G. The Origin and Development of Early Christian Church Architecture.
London: SCM, 1952. 
1st ed. "..begins with a chapter on the geographical and historical background and then surveys the field of architecture and furnishings of churches of the first six centuries." Pp.16/152, 15 b/w plates + 45 diagram ground-plan figure illustrations, repaired tear to top of pp.11/12. Grey cloth, d/w slightly spotted with small edge tears. VG/G+. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
11 DIXON BOX, K.: Twenty Four Essex Churches.
Letchworth: Essex Countryside, nd. 
"Each of the churches chosen has some special interest - its Saxon walls or round tower, a Norman arcade, a hammerbeam roof, or perhaps an association with a famous or much-loved personality. Not necessarily the best known or admired, these churches give a fair cross-section of the Essex scene." Pp.131, many b/w phot illustrations. Red cloth, d/w edges rubbed. VG/G+. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
East Lothian Gravestones., DONALDSON, Islay.
12 DONALDSON, Islay. East Lothian Gravestones.
Dunbar: East Lothian District Library, 1991. 
1st edition. "Indispensable field guide to the graveyards of the District and to the masterpieces of its tombstone art which flourished from the seventeenth t the nineteenth centuries. The emblems of death and resurrection, of sowers, angels and cherubs, of trade incorporations and of the elusive Green Man are described and illustrated in detail, together with the inscriptions and epitaphs of those who lie beneath the stones." 21cs x 21cms. Pp.72, black & white (and some colour) photos and figure illustrations throughout. Paperback. VG. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
13 EELES, F.C.: Pamphlets on the Care of Churches: III Wall Surfaces. Ancient Usage and Modern Care.
London: Press & Publcations Board Church Assembly and SPCK, 1946. 
"The booklet includes details of nineteenth century practices, including flintwork, ashlar and brick." Pp.7+pp8 b/w photographs. P/b, owner's name to front cover. G. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
14 JENKINS, Simon. England's Thousand Best Churches. (With photographs by Paul Barker from the Country Life Archive.)
London: Penguin, 1999. 0713992816 0713992816 / 9780713992816 
1st ed. "These churches were and still are glorious, a collective museum of vernacular art without equal anywhere in the world." 24cms. x 16cms. Pp. 49/822, colour illustrations throughout + 34 maps, inscribed by the author to title page. Black cloth, dustwrapper. VG/VG 
Price: 15.00 GBP
15 JONES, Lawrence E.: The Observer's Book of Old English Churches. (No. 36).
London: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., 1969.. 
Revised edition. Study of old English churches. 14.7cms. x 9cms. Pp.10/214, 44 plates, b/w illustrations. throughout, illustrated endpapers. Red cloth, d/w with chipping toedges, price clipped. VG/G+. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
16 MELLOR, Richard.: Modern Church Design.
London: Skeffington & Son Ltd., nd. (c. 1940's). 
nd. "There can be no finer opportunity afforded to an architect than the design and erection of a church." Pp. 136, frontis, 7 b/w illustrations, 15 figures. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. G+. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
17 MESSENT, Claude J.W. Parish Churches of Norfolk & Norwich.
Norwich: H.W.Hunt, 1936. 
1st edition. The County of a 1000 Churches about 725 Existing and 275 Gone to Ruin. With illustrations by the author. Pp.298/5(ads for other publications),frontispiece and further 11 full page + occasional vignettel illustrations by the author throughout. Red cloth, dustwrapper slightly rubbed with small losses to top and tail of spine but has removable clear protective wrap. G+/G+. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
18 MORANT, Roland W.: Cheshire Churches. A Guide to the Ancient Parish Churches of the Country, 1066-1820.
Wirral: Countryvise Ltd. 1989. 
1st ed. "This book is the outcome of an enduring antiquarian interest in old buildings of all kinds". Pp 208, some b/w illustrations. P/b. Illustrated cover. VG. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
19 TABOR, Margaret.: The City Churches. A Short Guide with Illustrations and Maps.
London: Headley Bros., 1917. 
Rep. Hardback. Published during the First World War, this is a small guide to the Churches in the City of London. Pp.134, b/w frontis. + 17 b/w photo plates, folding map of the City of London with key to the churches,owners name to fep, slight toning to endpapers. Brown paper boards with original paper labels to front and spine, spine label darkened. G+. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
20 TRICKER, Roy. Suffolk Churches Ancient & Modern.
Ipswich: Brechinset ,1983. 0950706469 0950706469 / 9780950706467 
1st ed. "One of 125 authoritative church guides for parishes large and small ... shares the beauty and tranquility of our rich heritage". Pp.150, with black & white photographs and illustrations. Paperback. VG. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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