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Five 1868 Fortification Prints: Plates 1-5

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: 1868

Seller ID: 1665533

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and reading for framing. Exceptional examples. 1868 Print. Five prints labeled plate 1-5, matted to about 9 3/4 x 6 1/4 each on a single mat measuring 23 1/4 x 30. Prints depict ancient fortresses, various well-labeled diagrams of star shaped fortifications, dissected views of coastal defensive batteries, and other details of siege and artillery warfare. Several are labeled 'Vol. 6' in the lower left-hand corner, indicating this was a series of prints appearing in the same book, likely an encyclopedia. View more info

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Two 1868 Fortification Prints

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1868

Seller ID: 1665573

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. 1868 Print. Two prints singled matted (mat measures 11 3/4 x 15). Labeled Plate 2 and Plate 3, with the latter referencing 'Vol. 6' in the margin - likely removed from an encyclopedia. The first print illustrates two styles of fortification, the 'ancient' style popular in castles during the Middle Ages, and the modern star shaped style adapted for defense against canonry and other gunpowder artillery. The second shows dissected views of wall sections designed by numerous engineers, including the legendary Vauban. View more info

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1809 Prints - Two Views of Scotney Castle [Kent, England], Etched by Letitia Byrne from Drawings by P. Amsinck

By: Amsinck, P.; Byrne, Letitia

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Edmund Lloyd, Harley Street, London: 1809

Seller ID: 1665562

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. Excellent examples of two fine engravings. 1809 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 8 1/4 x 10 3/8 each (mat measures 13 x 19 1/4). Both engravings were done by Letitia Byrne, well known for her work in the first half of the 19th century. Scotney Castle was a fortified house originally constructed in the late 14th century. The prints show the causeway leading to the main gate, as well as the rear of the structure which is surrounded by a large moat (more of a small lake). The eastern wall of this fortification is significant in that it w... View more info

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1809 Engraving of Hever Castle [Edenbridge, Kent, England]

By: Amsinck, P.; Byrne, Letitia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Edmund Lloyd, Harley Street, London: 1809

Seller ID: 1665578

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. An exceptional example. 1809 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 9 1/2 x 12 (mat measures 11 3/4 x 14 1/4). An engraving by Letitia Byrne, well-known for her work in the first half of the 19th century. The print shows the bridge approach to the gatehouse, and the moat surrounding the structure. This castle began as a country house and evolved into a significant fortification with arrow slits, crenellations, and other defensive features. View more info

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1839 Castellation Engraving Showing Various Historical Fortifications

By: Barnett, J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: J. Nichols & Son: 1839

Seller ID: 1665588

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. An exceptional example. 1839 Print. Matted to 10 3/8 x 7 3/4 (mat measures 14 3/4 x 11 3/4). Ten separate fortifications illustrated in 11 images on one sheet, showing the following: ancient Greek castle; Roman castle; British keep (Launceston); Norman keep (Newcastle upon Tyne) - two elevational views (east front and N to S); principal chamber; Bodiam Castle, 14th Century; Queenborough; Hurstmonceaux, 15th Century; Thornbury 16th Century; Scotch Dun. An excellent survey of various styles. View more info

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Four 1773 Georgian Prints: Fortification Plates CXXVII, CXCVII, CXCVIII, CXCIX

By: Bell, A.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: A. Bell: 1773

Seller ID: 1665530

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. Untrimmed. Exceptional examples. 1773 Print. Four Georgian engravings, matted to 10 7 3/8 and presented on a single large mat (25 1/4 x 19 1/4). This group of prints illustrates well the use of star shaped fortifications, which became the standard in response to the extensive use of artillery beginning in the 15th century. Also pictured are diagrams of a catapult and a rather crude ballista, an example of a keep with several curtain walls, and a diagram of the foundation of a typical wall. View more info

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Fighting Techniques of the Medieval World AD 500 - AD 1500: Equipment, Combat Skills, and Tactics

By: Bennett, Matthew; Bradbury, Jim; DeVries, Kelly; Dickie, Iain; Jestice, Phyllis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293061

ISBN: 0312348207

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minimal wear to corners. 2006 Large Hardcover. 256 pp. Numerous color and black-and-white illustrations, including quite a few of siege engines and the fortifications they were designed to overcome. Fighting Techniques of the Medieval World describes the fighting techniques of soldiers in Europe and the Near East in an age before the widepsread use of gunpowder. The book explores the unique tactics required to win battles with the technology available, and demonstrates how little has changed in some respects of the art of war. The book is divided into five chapters covering the ... View more info

Image for The North East View of Conway Castle, in the County of Caernarvon -- Original Engraving from Buck's Antiquities; or, Venerable Remains of... Castles, Monasteries, Palaces, &c. &c., Number 372

The North East View of Conway Castle, in the County of Caernarvon -- Original Engraving from Buck's Antiquities; or, Venerable Remains of... Castles, Monasteries, Palaces, &c. &c., Number 372

By: Buck, Samuel & Nathaniel; Sayer, Robert

Price: $95.00

Publisher: D. Bond, London / Robert Sayer: 1774

Seller ID: 1662296

Condition: Near Fine


About fine, with no marks or wear to the image. Professionally matted and ready for framing. 1774 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Single sheet, 8 3/8 x 15 3/8. A hand colored second strike printed by the Fleet Street printmaker Robert Sayers from the original copper plates used by Samuel and Nathaniel Buck. The original print was issued in 1742, and the print we offer bears this same date since the original plates were used. This printing, issued in 1774, was available bound in three volumes entitled Buck's Antiquities..., or as single sheets. A lengthy caption describes t... View more info

Image for The North East View of Warwick Castle - Original Engraving from Buck's Antiquities; or, Venerable Remains of... Castles, Monasteries, Palaces, &c. &c., Number 306

The North East View of Warwick Castle - Original Engraving from Buck's Antiquities; or, Venerable Remains of... Castles, Monasteries, Palaces, &c. &c., Number 306

By: Buck, Samuel & Nathaniel; Sayer, Robert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: D. Bond, London / Robert Sayer: 1774

Seller ID: 1662297

Condition: Near Fine


About fine. Image clean & unmarked. Professionally matted and ready for framing. 1774 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Single sheet, 8 3/8 x 15 3/8. Second strike printed by the Fleet Street printmaker Robert Sayers from the original copper plates used by Samuel and Nathaniel Buck. The original print was issued in 1729, and the print we offer bears this same date since the original plates were used. This printing, issued in 1774, was available bound in three volumes entitled Buck's Antiquities..., or as single sheets. A lengthy caption describes the history of the castle fr... View more info

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Mr. Lincoln's Forts: A Guide to the Civil War Defenses of Washington

By: Cooling, Benjamin Franklin; Owen, Walton H.; Bearss, Edwin C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: White Man Publishing Company / Beidel Printing House, Inc.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266901

ISBN: 0942597052

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1/4 inch closed tear on front jacket corner. 1988 Large Hardcover. xv, [1], 256, [2] pp. During the American Civil War, Washington, D.C. was the most heavily fortified city in North America. As President Abraham Lincoln's Capital, the city became the symbol of Union determination, as well as a target for Robert E. Lee's Confederates. As a Union army and navy logistical base, it contained a complex of hospitals, storehouses, equipment repair facilities, and animal corrals. These were in addition to other public buildings, small urban areas, and vast open space that constituted th... View more info

Image for Castles Tobacco Cards, Complete Series of 25: Tower of London; Maxstoke Castle; Warwick Castle; Donnington Castle; Colchester Castle; Windsor Castle; Caerphilly Castle; Conway Castle; Corfe Castle; Arundel Castle; Kenilworth Castle; Tintagel Castle; Ludlow Castle; Edinburgh Castle; Tantallon Castle; Lowther Castle; Alnwick Castle; Scarborough Castle; Newark Castle; Stirling Castle; Harlech Castle; Chepstow Castle; Caernarvon Castle; Bodiam Castle; Balmoral Castle

Castles Tobacco Cards, Complete Series of 25: Tower of London; Maxstoke Castle; Warwick Castle; Donnington Castle; Colchester Castle; Windsor Castle; Caerphilly Castle; Conway Castle; Corfe Castle; Arundel Castle; Kenilworth Castle; Tintagel Castle; Ludlow Castle; Edinburgh Castle; Tantallon Castle; Lowther Castle; Alnwick Castle; Scarborough Castle; Newark Castle; Stirling Castle; Harlech Castle; Chepstow Castle; Caernarvon Castle; Bodiam Castle; Balmoral Castle

By: Cope Bros. & Co. Ltd.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cope Bros. & Co. Ltd., Liverpool / Richard Lloyd & Sons, London: 1939

Seller ID: 1679480

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional set. 1939 Unbound. A complete set of 25 tobacco cards issued in 1939, each individually numbered, featuring some of the finest examples of fortification in Great Britain. The reverse of each card contains a paragraph or two describing the history and significance of each castle. View more info

Image for Maniere de Fortifier Selon La Methode de Monsieur de Vauban avec un Traite preliminaire des Principes de Geometrie

Maniere de Fortifier Selon La Methode de Monsieur de Vauban avec un Traite preliminaire des Principes de Geometrie

By: Du Fay, L'Abbe; [Vauban, Sebastien Le Prestre]

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Chez Jean-Baptiste Coignard: 1729

Seller ID: 1659688

Condition: Good


French text. Loss to spine ends, lightly foxed, a few marginal ink notations in French, owner's title label on spine. 1729 Hard Cover. [8], 198, [10] index. Nouvelle et Derniere Edition. Buff paper boards, sewn binding. A treatise on geometry followed by a distillation of Vauban's theories regarding military architecture. Vauban was the most respected mind of his time in this field, and his innovations led to significant changes in fortified structures. This work contains numerous illustrations indicating the benefits of particular geometric configurations in terms of strength and strategic va... View more info

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Fire & Stone: The Science of Fortress Warfare, 1660-1860

By: Duffy, Christopher

Price: $35.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265293

ISBN: 0715365576

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Top page ridge faintly foxed, rear jacket panel lightly toned. 1975 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 207 pp. 10 x 7. 4to. A modern analysis of fortification and siegecraft, following the construction of fortresses from the earliest planning stages through their use in warfare, with specific historical examples illustrating strategic architecture. Illustrated with contemporary prints, and photographs of existing castles and models of historical examples. Absent from Kenyon's bibliography, as this work deals mostly with Italian, German, Dutch, and French t... View more info

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Fire & Stone: The Science of Fortress Warfare, 1660-1860

By: Duffy, Christopher

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hippocrene Books, Inc.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266247

ISBN: 0882543059

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1975 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 207 pp. 10 x 7. 4to. A modern analysis of fortification and siegecraft, following the construction of fortresses from the earliest planning stages through their use in warfare, with specific historical examples illustrating strategic architecture. Illustrated with contemporary prints, and photographs of existing castles and models of historical examples. Absent from Kenyon's bibliography, as this work deals mostly with Italian, German, Dutch, and French techniques. Floyd 2. View more info

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Siege Warfare: The Fortress in the Early Modern World, 1494-1660

By: Duffy, Christopher

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266249

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Sticker ghost on front jacket flap. 1979 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 289 pp. 10 x 7 5/8. Tall 8vo. The first in Duffy's two-volume treatment of siege warfare, dealing specifically with the period in history defined by the advent of gunpowder. The author explains how this changed battle tactics and construction techniques, using several famous historical sieges as examples. This particular treatment is notable for its attention to details of fortress construction as it evolved historically, and as the first integrated survey on the topic of sieg... View more info

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The Castles and Keeps of Scotland: Being a Description of Sundry Fortresses, Towers, Peels, and Other Houses of Strength Built by the Princes and Barons of Old Time in the Highlands, Islands, Inlands, and Borders of the Ancient and Godfearing Kingdom of Scotland

By: Fraprie, Frank Roy

Price: $175.00

Publisher: L.C. Page & Company, Boston: 1907

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 1909542

Condition: Near Fine


1932 5th printing, with slightly different color scheme to cover. Spine slightly toned, boards lightly foxed. Interior excellent. 1907 Hard Cover. xiv, 411 pp. 8vo. Original grey cloth, gilt , dark grey & red decorations, top edge gilt. An examination of the styles of castles in Scotland as they developed during the nation's history, with numerous examples from throughout Scotland. Illustrated with photographs & diagrams. View more info

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Forts & Castles: Masterpieces of Architecture

By: Hardin, Terri

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Smithmark: 1997

Seller ID: 1849127

Condition: Very Good


Includes original jacket. Jacket art a bit faded, 1/4 inch tear to jacket corner.Very Good. 1997 Large Hardcover. 80 pp. Explores the fascinating rise & evolution of military defenses through the history, from the 709- encampments used by Roman legions, to the stone battlements of the Middle Ages, to the frontier outposts of the Colonial period. This richly illustrated volume presents historic fortifications as unique architectural examples. With detailed text, 79 stunning full-color photos & beautiful archival artwork, the book shows how fortifications have proved to be both a symbol & a demo... View more info

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The History of Nottingham Castle, from the Danish Invasion to its Destruction by Rioters in 1831

By: Hicklin, John

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Hamilton, Adams, and Co. / J. Hicklin: 1836

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266234

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards lightly soiled with minor loss from spine ends and edges of label, owner bookplate and ink gift note (dated 17th May 1844) on front endpapers, front hinge repaired, a few pages lightly foxed. 1836 Hard Cover. viii, 218, 103 pp. 7 1/2 x 5. Original green cloth, gilt titles & castle motif on spine. Engraving of Castle Lodge on title page, several engravings, fold-out Harleian manuscript detailing materials necessary for construction, fold-out ground plans of the ancient (1617) and modern (1831) castle. A scarce work of English history, focusing specifically on Nottingham Ca... View more info

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Military Architecture (Excursions into Architecture Series)

By: Hughes, [James] Quentin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1873085

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes original jacket. Several 1/2 inch and 1 inch jacket tears, jacket toned.Good. 1975 Large Hardcover. 256 pp. 9 3/4 x 9 1/4. A comprehensive survey of the field, from ancient times through The Maginot Line. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of engravings, drawings, and black & white photographs. Valetta and the Three Cities pictured on jacket. Floyd calls this Hughes 'best scholarly book on military architecture' and, though he mentions a revised edition to be published soon, there is no evidence that this occurred (Floyd 26, p. 5). View more info

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Military Architecture (Excursions into Architecture Series)

By: Hughes, [James] Quentin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266250

ISBN: 0312532350

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Corners lightly pushed, jacket faintly toned. 1975 Hard Cover. 256 pp. 9 3/4 x 9 1/4. A comprehensive survey of the field, from ancient times through The Maginot Line. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of engravings, drawings, and black & white photographs. Valetta and the Three Cities pictured on jacket. Floyd calls this Hughes 'best scholarly book on military architecture' and, though he mentions a revised edition to be published soon, there is no evidence that this occurred (Floyd 26, p. 5). View more info

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Roman Fortifications on the 'Saxon Shore'

By: Johnson, Stephen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: DOTE: 1977

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1990756

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Light shelf wear. 1977 Stapled Binding. A history of Roman forts in England. View more info

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Castles, Town Defences and Artillery Fortifications in the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland. A Bibliography 1945-2006

By: Kenyon, John R.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Shaun Tyas: 2008

Seller ID: 2205305

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket lightly rubbed. 2008 Hard Cover. Covers all known works on fortifications in England, Scotland, and Ireland. View more info

Image for The Castles of England: Their Story and Structure, in Two Volumes

The Castles of England: Their Story and Structure, in Two Volumes

By: Mackenzie, James D.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: William Heinemann: 1897

Seller ID: 2266232

Condition: Very Good


Rebound, probably in first half of 20th century. Interior excellent - binding tight, pages clean & unmarked. Edge wear, spine & edges darkened a bit, rear joint of volume 1 tender. 1897 Full-Leather. Complete in two volumes. xxii, 475; 448. Crimson crushed morocco with raised spine bands, gilt titles & rules, new marbled endpapers, dated in gilt lettering at spine base. A photographic and historical survey of castles throughout England, arranged by county. Includes 40 plates, 158 text illustrations, and 70 plans. Not in Avery Memorial Library Catalog. View more info

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The Great Military Sieges, Illustrated

By: Melegari, Vezio

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266246

ISBN: 0690357095

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Page ridges lightly foxed. 1972 Large Hardcover. 253 pp. 12 1/4 x 9 1/4. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of engravings, maps, and lithographs, from ancient Troy to Dien Bien Phu. Seventy-one sieges are treated in this volume, including Veii, Acre, Antwerp, Toulon, Sveaborg, Plevna, Port Arthur, Liege, and Dien Bien Phu. This provides an extensive record of the evolution of siegecraft and fortification throughout military history. Floyd 30, p. 6. View more info

Image for 1887 Engraving of Fortifications in Burgen [Germany], from Meyer's 'Konversations - Lexicon, 4. Aufl.' zum Artikel 'Burgen'

1887 Engraving of Fortifications in Burgen [Germany], from Meyer's 'Konversations - Lexicon, 4. Aufl.' zum Artikel 'Burgen'

By: Meyers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bibliographisches Institut, Leipzig: 1887

Seller ID: 1665732

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. Single vertical crease down middle, paper lightly toned. 1887 Print. Matted to 9 x 11 1/2 (mat measures 11 5/8 x 14 3/4). An engraved print showing eleven separate captioned images, illustrating several styles of fortification. Structures include: Burg Fleckenstein im Elsass (11. bis 16. Jahrh - Nach Specklin); Burg Steinsberg bei Heidelberg (auf romischer Anlage); Die Wartburg bei Eisenach (Ausgebildeter deutscher Burgstil des 12. Jahrh); Ursprunglicher Grundplan der Wartburg; Plan zur Herstellung der Burgruine Schadeck bei Neckarsteinach (12. Jahrh); Grundriss d... View more info

Image for Traite de Fortification Souterraine, Suivi de Quatre Memoires sur les Mines; Par le Chef de Bataillon du Genie Mouze, Ancient Commandant de Mineurs

Traite de Fortification Souterraine, Suivi de Quatre Memoires sur les Mines; Par le Chef de Bataillon du Genie Mouze, Ancient Commandant de Mineurs

By: Mouze

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Chez Levrault, Schoell et Cie., et chez Magimel: 1804

Seller ID: 2266244

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Nicely rebacked with new endpapers, original boards preserved. Royal Engineers Library stamp on half-title and title pages, illegible ink name on title page, corner of title page restored. 1804 Half-Leather. viii, 428, 20 fold-out plates. An excellent treatise on underground fortifications and the use of mines and other explosives in their defense. The included plans are very detailed, and some are hand-colored to designate particular sections and functions of fortifications. The book was written not by a military scholar, but by a soldier involved in this type of warfare firsth... View more info

Image for Chillon Tome 1: La Camera Domini la Chambre des Comtes et des Ducs de Savoie

Chillon Tome 1: La Camera Domini la Chambre des Comtes et des Ducs de Savoie

By: Naef, Albert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Fred. Boissonnas & Cie: 1908

Seller ID: 1874854

Condition: Good


Paper loss from spine with wear and minor loss from wrapper edges. Interior near fine - sewn binding still strong, no internal markings, some pages unopened. 1908 Large Softcover. 177, lv pp. Folio. 13 x 9 3/4. Illustrated wrappers, red patterned endpapers. Numerous illustrations from photographs with captions in red. Also includes plans and sketches. 12 tipped in color plates depicting decorations and murals found throughout Chillon, the 13th century Swiss castle on the shore of Lake Geneva. Naef was among the first to study the castle archaeologically, resulting in this work, which focuses o... View more info

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The Church and Fortress of Dover Castle

By: Puckle, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: John Henry and James Parker: 1864

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266240

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Spine lightly faded, top corner of a few pages bumped, several pages lightly foxed. 1864 Hard Cover. [vi], 132, 8-page terminal publisher ad. 8vo. Fold-out plan of Dover Castle and the Old Church, illustrations from drawings by the author, including a color frontispiece. Original brown cloth, gilt titles & top page ridge. View more info

Image for Rosyth Castle: A Notable Fifeshire Ruin.

Rosyth Castle: A Notable Fifeshire Ruin.

By: Reid, Alan

Price: $70.00

Publisher: A. Romanes, 'Press' Office.: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1928336

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Photograph of Rosyth Castle mounted on front endpaper, owner bookplate and ink name & address on front endpaper, front & end matter lightly foxed. 1898 Hard Cover. 103 pp. Original maroon cloth, gilt titles, blind-stamped rules. A history and architectural study of the 15th-century Scottish tower house located in Fife, Scotland, which was occupied by Oliver Cromwell's army in 1651. The book was published in the same year the castle became the property of the Admiralty (which at the time controlled the British Royal Navy). Illustrated with engravings, diagrams, and photographs. View more info

Image for Two Prints: View of Carisbrook Castles, in the Isle of Wight; Carisbrook Church in the Isle of Wight [England]

Two Prints: View of Carisbrook Castles, in the Isle of Wight; Carisbrook Church in the Isle of Wight [England]

By: Roberts; Sparrow

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alexander Hogg, No. 16 Paternoster Row, London:

Seller ID: 1665567

Condition: Very Good


Matted and ready for framing. Ink notation beneath caption of first engraving, with light smudge to bottom margin. Two engravings single matted (mat measures 11 3/4 x 15). The first view is of the walled walkways leading up to the Carisbrook Castle gatehouse. The second is of Carisbrook Church. Both still exist in the village of Carisbrook, just west of Newport. View more info