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Faces of the Street: William Street Sydney 1916
Kelly, Max,
ISBN: 0959670246
Doak Press, Paddington, Sydney, 1982. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic & Tony Fragar Line Drawings. First Edition. Inscribed by Author. acknowledgements, introduction by author and notes. The text is illustrated with a period photographs, "... All the photographs of people and places in this book were taken between the tenth and nineteenth of June, 1916. The location is William Street and its surrounding lanes." from page VI. Photographic card cover with white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. On 1 June 1916 Sydney City Council compulsorily acquired 94 properties on the south side of William Street for the widening of William Street. This book is about the properties that were acquired and subsequently demolished, what they were small business, Hotel, post office etc., and of the people who lived and worked in them. Gift inscription from the author to the title page. Creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [4], V - VII, [1], 174, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic & Tony Fragar Line Drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Genealogy & Local History; Urban Planning; Australia; 1900-1920; Architecture. Inscribed by Author. ISBN: 0959670246. ISBN/EAN: 9780959670240. Inventory No: 0119767. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0119767  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Living in Cities
Tubbs, Ralph,
Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1942. First Edition
 Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Softcover (Saddle-stapled). Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. The text is illustrated with contemporary black-and-white photographs, plans and maps. Photographic paperback binding with black and white coloured titles to the front panel. Written at the height of the bombing of London during World War II, this small book looks at urban population and growth through history, and the need for planning for rebuilding of London once the war had finished. Creasing and rubbing to the book corners and rubbing of the panels along with some fine foxing. The staples which hold the book together have started to rust and there is noticeable rubbing along the spine edge. Sunning to the text block edges and age toning of the pages. Previous owners name to the top right hand corner of the front panel. The middle two pages of the book have become detached from the rest of the book please see photograph. Size: Oblong 8vo - 7" - 9" tall but wider. [5], 6 - 51, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Architecture; Urban Planning; Britain/UK; 1940s; Inventory No: 0124645. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0124645  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Sustainable Urbanism: Urban Design With Nature
Farr, Douglas,
ISBN: 047177751X
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey, 2007. Reprint
 Hardcover (Laminated Boards) Hardcover (Laminated Boards). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Reprint. Foreword by Andres Duany, preface by author, how to use this book, acknowledgements, glossary and index. The text is illustrated with colour and black-and-white photographs, colour and black-and-white plans and maps and graphs. Colour illustrated laminated boards with light green, dark green and light blue coloured titles to the front panel and black strip. "... Sustainable Urbanism: Urban Design with Nature is both an urgent call to action and a comprehensive introduction to ''Sustainable Urbanism'' the growing sustainable design convergence that integrates walkable and diverse places with high-performance infrastructure and buildings." from the rear panel blurb. Some bumping to the top book corners and a hint of rubbing to the book panels. Size: Square Octavo . [5], 6 - 304 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Architecture; Urban Planning; Modern; Environment & Ecology. ISBN: 047177751X. ISBN/EAN: 9780471777519. Inventory No: 0124803. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: $35.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0124803  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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