Art & Architecture

Author Book Title PlacePubDa Ref Price
Abercrombie, Patrick and Derek Plumstead.: A Civic Survey & Plan for the City & Royal Burgh of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Oliver and Boyd, 1949. First edition. 4to, pp.xvi, 115, pp.57 - 64 misbound after p.72, 54 plates, 29 text. ills., 22 col. fldg. maps, 3 large fldg. maps in pocket, owner's signature, d/w. £60
Anderson, G. Reid.: The Abbeys of Scotland. London, James Clarke & Co., Ltd., n.d. 8vo, pp.xvii, 188, 12 plates, map e.p.'s, light fore-edge spotting, grey cloth, spine sunned and sl. worn. £10
Andrews, Keith. (Introduction).: Albrecht Durer 1471 - 1528. Engravings and Woodcuts from Scottish Collections. [catalogue]. Edinburgh, Scottish Arts Council, 1971. unpaginated, illustrated, vg. £10
Annan, Thomas.: The Old Country Houses of the Old Glasgow Gentry. Glasgow: Maclehose, 1878. Second and best edition limited to 225 copies. 4to, pp.xvi, 289, illustrated with 100 mounted carbon prints by Annan, a few spots to half-title, owner's signature, quarter red morocco lightly rubbed, green cloth over bevelled boards, very good. A history of one hundred old houses in and around Glasgow, and of the families - largely members of the " Burgher Aristocracy " - who owned them. The first edition of 1870 was illustrated with 100 albumen prints and limited to 120 copies. Gernsheim 504. £1100
Architecture.: Architectural trail through Fife. Cupar, Fife County Council, 1975. 8vo, pp.[32], illustrated, map, pict. stiff wrappers. Issued to mark European Architectural Heritage Year. £10
Billings, R.W.: The Baronial and Ecclesiastical Antiquities of Scotland. Edited by A.W. Wiston-Glynn. 4 vols. Edinburgh, E. Saunders & Co., T.N. Foulis, 1908 - 09. 4to, illustrated throughout, marbled edges, black cloth gilt, vg. £200
Blackburn, Jemima.: Blackburn's Birds. Edited and introduced by Rob Fairley. Edinburgh, Canongate Press, 1993, 1st ed. 4to, pp.112, illustrated in colour throughout, d/w. £25
Borthwick, William, Rev.: Handbook of Leuchars Parish Church St. Athernase.[cover title]. [St. Andrews, "Citizen" Office, 1954, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.12, 3 ills., wrappers. £8
Briggs, Ernest E.: Angling and Art in Scotland. Some Fishing Experiences Related and Illustrated. London, Longmans Green, and Co., Ltd., 1908, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.xii, 216, 32 col. plates of paintings by the author, captioned tissue guards, pictorial fawn cloth, a few light spots to fore-edge otherwise a very good copy. £90
Brown, William,: Select Views of the Royal Palaces of Scotland, from drawings by William Brown, Glasgow; with illustrative descriptions of their local situation, present appearance, and antiquities. By John Jamieson. Edinburgh, Cadell & Co., 1830. First edition. 4to, pp.[viii], 275, [1], 24 tissue-guarded engraved plates, armorial bookplate of Stewart of Murdostoun, panelled green morocco, ornately decorated, rebacked retaining original spine, minor wear to corners and spine ends, a good copy. £125
Browne, James.: Picturesque Views of Edinburgh; the drawings by J. Ewbank, engraved by W. H. Lizars. To which is prefixed An Historical Sketch of Edinburgh, from the earliest to the present times. Edinburgh: Printed for Daniel Lizars, 1825. First edition. 4to, pp.225, [1], vignette title with a few light spots, 51 tissue-guarded engraved plates, light mainly marginal foxing to a couple of plates, 2 others with a single spot to edge of outer margin, marbled edges and endpapers, black calf ornately gilt, minor corner wear, a good copy. £450
Calder, Charles S.T.: Cairns, Neolithic Houses and Burnt Mounds in Shetland. Edinburgh, P.S.A.S., 1963. 8vo, pp.37 - 86, 6 plates, 17 figs., cloth-backed stiff wrappers, vg. £10
Catalogue.: Jessie M. King and E.A. Taylor Illustrator and Designer from the collection of Miss Merle Taylor sold by Sotheby Parke & Co....21st June, 1977 Paul Harris Publishing and Sotheby's Belgravia, 1977. Oblong 8vo, pp.viii, 94, illustrated in colour and b/w, d/w. £30
Cockburn, Henry, Lord.: A Letter to the Lord Provost on the best ways of spoiling the beauty of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Adam & Charles Black, 1849. Fifth edition. 8vo, pp.29, [1], disbound, [with] Begg, James. How to Promote and Preserve the True Beauty of Edinburgh: being a few hints to The Hon. Lord Cockburn. Edinburgh, Johnstone & Hunter, 1849. First edition. 8vo, pp.16, disbound. The two items. £100
Colston, James.: Trinity College and Trinity Hospital a historical sketch. 2 vols. Edinburgh, Printed for the Magistrates and Town Council, 1896. First edition. 4to, pp.xxviii, 360; xxvii, 452, illustrated, t.e.g., marbled endpapers, green half morocco, green cloth sides gilt, near fine. £120
Comic Annual.: Dennis the Menace. London, Glasgow, Manchester & Dundee, D.C. Thomson & Co., Ltd. and John Leng & Co., Ltd., [1958]. A near-fine copy of the second issue with Dennis in go-kart to front board. £75
Cookery Books.: Cookery Books. The Simon Hall Collection And Other Properties Swindon, Dominic Winter, 2005. pp.54, illustrated, vg. £10
Cotterell, Howard Herschel.: Old Pewter its makers and marks in England, Scotland and Ireland. An account of the old pewterer & his craft. London, B.T. Batsford, 1929. First edition. 4to, pp.xvi, 432, profusely illustrated, wine buckram gilt, vg. £150
Crawhall, Joseph.: Border Notes & Mixty-Maxty. Newcastle upon Tyne, Imprinted by Andrew Reid for the Author, & are to be sold by Robert Robinson Bewicks head Pilgrim Street, 1880. Limited to 50 copies of which 40 were for sale, with the blocks destroyed after printing.. Small 4to, pp.[ii], 144, lithograph facsimile of the original manuscript, 5 hand-coloured plates, other full-page plates and smaller illustrations, some hand-coloured, glazed marbled endpapers, publisher's brown morocco over peacock-patterned cloth, with the binder's ticket, brown morocco label gilt. Dedicated to Charles S. Keene, the celebrated Punch cartoonist, and with a hand-coloured advertisement within an oval cartouche to verso of final leaf promising "Shortly, Impressions from Wooden Blocks cut by the Author out of his own Head." Some of the illustrations are by Joseph Crawhall Junior, marking his first appearance in print. Copac lists BL, Cambridge, Oxford and NLS. Westwood & Satchell write prophetically (p.70) " an ollopodrida of angling verse and miscellaneous drollery, illustrated with masterly pen and ink sketches...coloured plates, head- and tail-pieces etc. Of Mr. Crawhall it may be said that he has created crown-jewels for the angling-libraries of the future. There can be no doubt that his books will give rise to eager competition in the auction rooms of half a century hence." £1250
Crombie, Benjamin W.: Modern Athenians. A Series of Original Portraits of Memorable Citizens of Edinburgh. Drawn and Etched by Benjamin W. Crombie, Miniature Painter, 1837 - 1847. Now Reprinted from the Original Plates with New Illustrative Notes and Biographical Sketches by William Scott Douglas. Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black, 1882. First collected edition, one of 1040 copies. 4to, pp.xvi, 183, [1], 97 hand-coloured portraits on 49 etched plates (all but one double-page), light marginal foxing to a couple of plates, otherwise clean, marbled endpapers, quarter green morocco lightly rubbed, pebbled cloth, bookplates of Andrew Smith of Whitchester and Cranshaws, vg. £200
Cruden, Stewart.: The Cathedral of St. Andrews and Regulus Church. Edinburgh, H.M.S.O., 1956. Third edition. 8vo, pp.24, 8 plates, dble.-page plan, fldg. map,owner' s signature, wrappers. £5
Cruden, Stewart.: The Scottish Castle. Edinburgh, Nelson, 1960. First edition. 8vo, pp.xvi, 272, 48 plates, price-clipped d/w., vg. An authoritative and critical review of Scottish castles from the Roman occupation until the eighteenth century. £21
Davis, Peter and Robert Rankine.: Wemyss Ware a decorative Scottish pottery. Edinburgh and London, Scottish Academic Press, 1986. First edition. Oblong 8vo, pp.173, 356 coloured illustrations, d/w, vg. £80
Dennison, E. Patricia and Russel Coleman.: Historic Linlithgow the archaeological implications of development. Edinburgh, Historic Scotland, 2000. First edition. Folio, pp.viii, 147, [1], illustrated, pict. stiff wrappers. £15
di Folco, John.: Graveyard monuments in east, north and central Fife. Reprinted from the P.S.A.S., 1969-70. 8vo, pp.205-236, corrigenda slip, cloth-backed wrappers, printed paper label. £10
Diack, Francis C.: The Inscriptions of Pictland; an essay on the sculptured and inscribed stones of the north-east and north of Scotland: with other writings and collections. Edited by William M. Alexander and John MacDonald. Aberdeen, Third Spalding Club, 1944. 8vo, pp.xix, 207, illustrated, green cloth gilt, vg. £75
Drummond, James.: Sculptured Monuments in Iona & the West Highlands. Edinburgh, Printed for the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1881. Limited edition. Folio, pp.[vi],19, [4], vignette title, 100 chromolitho plates with accompanying letterpress descriptions, dark green morocco-backed glazed boards, an excellent copy of a work more often found in somewhat distressed condition. £450
Edinburgh.: The "Camera" series Album of Edinburgh Views. Liverpool, Brown & Rawcliffe, (?) 1890's. 8vo, 23 views after A.A. Inglis, Edinburgh, (several double-page), dec. grey cloth gilt. £20
Fawcett, Richard.: The Architectural History of Scotland. Scottish Architecture from the Accession of the Stewarts to the Reformation 1371 - 1560. Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, 1994, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.xxi, 386, illustrated, d/w. £20
Fenwick, Hubert.: Architect Royal. The Life and Works of Sir William Bruce 1630-1710. Kineton, The Roundwood Press, 1970, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.xvii, 129, 98 ills., d/w. £25
Ferguson, John, Rev.: Linlithgow Palace its History and Tradition. Edinburgh, Oliver and Boyd, [1910]. First edition. 8vo, pp.xxviii, 369, 31 illustrations, blue cloth gilt, vg. £25
Finlay, Ian.: Art in Scotland. London, O.U.P., 1948, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.vii, 180. illustrated, d/w. £20
Fittler, James and John Claude Nattes.: Scotia Depicta; or, the antiquities, castles, public buildings, noblemen and gentlemen's seats, cities, towns, and picturesque scenery, of Scotland, illustrated in a series of finished etchings by James Fittler...from accurate drawings made on the spot by John Claude Nattes with descriptions, antiquarian, historical, and picturesque. London, T. Bensley, 1804. First edition. Oblong folio, 40 ex 48 tissue-guarded plates each with a facing page of letterpress text, frontispiece and tail-piece, lacking plates XXV - XXVIII and XXXVI - XL, scattered foxing to prelim. blanks, period half green calf, worn at extremities, patterned green cloth, spine ruled gilt, green label, binder's ticket of Robert Seton, Edinburgh, Book Binder to the King, armorial bookplate of Sir John Stuart Forbes, Bart. of Pitsligo & Fettercairn. The fact that the missing plates are two sets of consecutively numbered examples and have not been excised suggests that they were simply omitted at the time of binding. £800
Fleming, D. Hay.: Handbook to St Andrews. St Andrews, J. & G. Innes, Ltd, 1927. 8vo, pp.[viii], 140 + ads., illustrated, wrappers. £20
Flint, W. Russell.: Judith. Reprinted from the revised edition of The Apocrypha with an introduction by Dr. Montague R. James. London, The Haymarket Press, 1928. Ltd. ed. 184 / 875. 8vo, pp.xvii, [i], 49, [1], 4 tipped-on coloured plates by Flint, white silk marker ribbon, e.p.'s toned, white art vellum gilt, spine slightly darkened. £75
Flint, W. Russell.: The Book of Tobit and The History of Susanna reprinted from the revised version of The Apocrypha with an introduction by Dr. Montague E. James. London, The Haymarket Press, 1929. Ltd. ed. 485 / 875. 8vo, pp.xvi, 47, [1], 4 tipped-on coloured plates by Flint, white silk marker ribbon, e.p.'s toned, white art vellum lettered gilt, spine slightly darkened. £75
Forres.: A Valuation and Inventory of the Furniture and Effects at Chapelton House, Forres, Morayshire, N.B. The Property of The Hon. Mrs. Murray. Made for the purpose of insurance. London, Messrs. Harrods, Ltd., 1930. Bound typescript, 4to, pp.188, [2], rectos only, black pebbled cloth gilt £45
Frank, Roy: The Castles and Keeps of Scotland. London, George Bell & Sons, 1908. First edition. 8vo, pp.411, illustrated, decorative fawn cloth gilt, vg. £30
Fraser, Rev. Robert W.: Illustrative views in tinted lithograph of parish kirks and manses in Scotland... Edinburgh, A. Fullarton & Co., n.d. First edition. 4to, pp.xiv, 25 full-page tinted lithograph plates (one with light marginal foxing not affecting the image), quarter morocco, wine cloth gilt, vg. £125
Geddes, William Duguid and Peter Duguid.: Lacunae Basilicae Sancti Macarii Aberdonensis. The Heraldic Ceiling of the Cathedral Church of St. Machar Old Aberdeen. Aberdeen, New Spalding Club, 1888. 4to, pp. xix, 172, 40, 5 photgravure plates, 24 col. plates each with 2 coats of arms, green cloth gilt. £30
George, Judith W.: All Saints Church St. Andrews. A handbook. n.p., 1975. 8vo, pp.15, illustrated, pict. wrappers. £5
Gernsheim, Helmut.: Julia Margaret Cameron. Her life and photographic work. London, The Fountain Press, 1948. First edition. 8vo, pp.85, [1], 54 full-page plates, d/w, vg. £75
Gifford, John,: William Adam 1689 - 1748. A Life and Times of Scotland's Universal Architect. Edinburgh, Mainstream, 1989. First edition. 8vo, pp.218, illustrated, d/w, vg+. £15
Giles, James.: Drawings of Aberdeenshire Castles. Aberdeen, Third Spalding Club, 1936. 4to, pp.xxviii, portrait frontispiece, 85 plates (some in colour), green cloth gilt, a fine copy. £150
Golden Poets Series.: Set of 13 volumes edited by Oliphant Smeaton. London, The Caxton Publishing Co., n.d. 8vo, illustrated, endpapers toned in some copies, decorative brown cloth gilt. Two of the titles are illustrated by Jessie M. King. White B72 ii and B84ii. £200
Gomme, Andor and David Walker.: Architecture of Glasgow. London, Lund Humphries,1968. First edition. 8vo, pp.320, profusely illustrated, d/w lightly rubbed, vg. £65
Gow, Ian.: Scottish Houses and Gardens from the archives of Country Life. London, Aurum Press, 1997. First edition. 4to, pp.192, illustrated, d/w, vg+. £35
Gow, Ian.: The Scottish Interior. Georgian and Victorian Decor. Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, 1992, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.174, illustrated, d/w. £20
H.-B., H.: The story of Earlshall the residence of Mrs Arthur Purvis. Cupar, Innes, Ltd., n.d.q 8vo, pp.7, 4 plates, wrappers. £10
Hannah, Ian C.: Story of Scotland in Stone. Edinburgh, Oliver and Boyd, 1934. First edition. 8vo, pp.xv, 332, frontis., 93 figs., d/w. £30
Hannan, Thomas.: Famous Scottish Houses. The Lowlands. London, A.& C. Black, 1928, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.viii, 205, 101 plates, blue cloth gilt. £25
Hardy, Forsyth. (editor).: John Grierson's Scotland. Edinburgh, Ramsay Head press, 1979, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.218, d/w. £10
Hay, George.: Architecture of Scotland. Stocksfield, Oriel Press Ltd., 1977. Second edition revised and enlarged. 8vo, pp.96, illustrated, d/w. £10
Hay, George.: The Architecture of Scottish Post-Reformation Churches 1560-1843. Oxford, at the Clarendon Press, 1957. First edition. 8vo, pp.xvi, 299, 47 plates, 60 figs., d/w. £50
Hay, Sir Andrew Leith: Castles of Aberdeenshire, historical and descriptive notices partly reprinted from Sir Andrew Leith Hay's "Castellated Architecture of Aberdeenshire" with pen and ink drawings by Wm. Taylor. Aberdeen, D. Wyllie & Son, 1887. First edition. Folio, pp.viii, 162, 42 plates, red cloth gilt, backstrip relaid, minor corner wear. £200
Henderson, Joseph.: The Art of Joseph Henderson. Illustrated by reproductions of his pictures in photogravure by J. Craig Annan with an introductory essay by Percy Bate. Glasgow, T. & R. Annan & Sons, 1908, 1st ed. 4to, pp.20, portrait frontis., 26 tissue-guarded plates, quarter art vellum, grey cloth gilt, a lovely copy. £100
Henry, David.: The Knights of St. John with other mediaeval institutions and their buildings. .in St Andrews. St. Andrews, W.C. Henderson & Son, 1912. First edition. 8vo, pp.200, illustrated, occasional light foxing, wrappers. £25
Hill, Oliver.: Scottish Castles of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. London, Country Life, 1953. First edition. Folio, pp.280, 298 illustrations, 3 maps, vg. £200
Historical Gem Books.: The Gill Collection of Historical Gem Books (Part I). New York, Christies, 1987. pp.44, illustrated, vg. £10
Home, Bruce J.: Old Houses in Edinburgh. Drawn by Bruce J. Home. Edinburgh, Published at John Knox's House, by William J. Hay, n.d. Folio, 54 full-page plates with accompanying letterpress, quarter green morocco lettered gilt, green cloth sides with gilt arms to front cover. £120
Honeyman, T.J.: Art and Audacity. London, Collins, 1971, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.256, illustrated, d/w. £20
Howard, Deborah.: The Architectural History of Scotland. Scottish Architecture from the Reformation to the Restoration, 1560 - 1660. Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, 1995, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.xvi, 270, illustrated, d/w. £20
Johnson, Norman M.: A brief guide to Dunfermline Abbey. Dunfermline, Herbert T. Macpherson, n.d. 8vo, pp.22, illustrated, wrappers. £5
Kay, John.: A Series of Original Portraits and Caricature Etchings. 2 vols. Edinburgh: A.& C. Black, 1877. Stout 4to, 361 plates [i.e 362 with the additional plate *329], original green morocco-backed cloth, spine gilt direct, lightly rubbed, a good clean copy. Kay's etchings, which include most of Edinburgh's notable inhabitants as well as local characters and visitors, afford a vibrant, kaleidoscopic record of the social life and popular habits of the capital in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, augmented by the biographical details which accompany each plate.. £650
Kelly, William.: A Tribute Offered by the University of Aberdeen to the Memory of William Kelly, LL.D., A.R.S.A. Aberdeen, The University Press, 1949. 8vo, pp.viii, 90, frontispiece, 32 plates, light offsetting to endpapers, d/w, vg. £35
Lamb, A.C.: Dundee its Quaint and Historic Buildings. Illustrations by William Gibb. Dundee, George Petrie, 1895. No.112 of the signed large paper edition of 155 copies. Folio, pp. [xvi], 35, [1], 19 (index), [1], errata slip, frontis., 59 plates, maps and plans with extensive unpaginated text, decorative endpapers, wine half morocco gilt, minor corner wear, original chemise showing signs of wear. In addition to the large paper edition, 16 copies were issued on Japanese paper and 357 on small paper. £450
Langton, Harry.: Thomas Hodge, the Golf Artist of St. Andrews. London, S.D., 2000. First edition. 4to, pp.240, illustrated, d/w, vg. £25
Little Soldiers.: Printed Victorian children's handkerchief. s.l., s.n., c. 1870s - 80s. Red and black printing on cloth, 12 x 9.5 inches, in good clean condition. Five illustrations of what appear to be children dressed as Scottish soldiers [kilted in four of the images] captioned: Who Goes There; On Guard; Quick March; A Quiet Smoke; In The Canteen [having a beer]. Given the last two examples it may be that my analysis of the target market for this item is somewhat askew. Probably not British in origin as the trousered figure on sentry duty in the first example is wearing crossed belts over his tunic. £75
Lorimer, Hew,: Kellie Castle. Edinburgh, N.T.S., 1971, 1st ed. 8vo, unpaginated, 15 plates, wrappers. £10
MacFall, Haldane.: Songs of the immortals. Love Lyrics; Ballads and Roundelays; Songs of Honour and Marching Lilts; Madrigals and Songs of Praise. 4 vols. London & Edinburgh, T.C. & E.C. Jack Limited, n.d. 8vo, pp.[viii], 22; [x], 22; [viii], 22; [viii], 22, silk marker ribbons, cloth-backed coloured boards with onlays, vg. The four volumes present the words of enduring songs with illustrations by MacFall throughout. £40
MacGeorge, A.: Wm. Leighton Leitch, landscape painter. A Memoir. London, Blackie & Son, 1884, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.viii, [9] -128, portrait. frontis., illustrated, pebbled olive cloth gilt, bevelled edges. £75
Mackie, Charles.: Historical Description of the Royal Palace of Linlithgow, and the Church of Saint Michael. Edinburgh, John Anderson, Jun., 1830. First edition. 8vo, pp.48, additional vignette title and 6 engraved plates by James Peterkin (some off-setting from the tissue guards), armorial bookplate of Sir Thomas Livingstone Bart. of that Ilk with a manuscript correction (? in his hand) to p.36 asserting that Sir Thomas Livingstone Bart of Westgarten is Hereditary Keeper of the Palace of Linlithgow, not the Duke of Hamilton as stated in the text, pictorial green wrappers, g+. £40
Macleod, Robert.: Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Feltham, Country Life, 1968, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.160, 125 ills., d/w sl. worn. £22
Macmillan, Duncan.: Painting in Scotland. The Golden Age. Oxford, Phaidon Press, 1986, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.206, illustrated, d/w. £20
Maxwell, John Stirling, Sir.: Shrines and Homes of Scotland. London, Maclehose, 1938. 8vo, pp.xx, 264, 119 plates, map e.p.'s, blue cloth gilt sl. stained, else very good. £25
McBey, James.: The Early Life of James McBey. An Autobiography 1883 - 1911. Edited by Nicholas Barker. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1977. First edition. 8vo, pp.ix, 131, illustrated, d/w, vg. £20
McCardel, James.: The Parish of New Kilpatrick. Glasgow, Privately Printed, 1949. 8vo, pp.116, 20 illustrations, frontispiece by Jessie M. King, blue cloth gilt, vg. The last work illustrated by the artist. £25
McFadzean, Ronald.: The Life and Work of Alexander Thomson. London, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1979, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.xvi, 304, 170 illustrations, owner's blind stamp, price-clipped d/w. £40
McVeigh, Patrick.: Scottish East Coast Potteries 1750 - 1840. Edinburgh, John Donald,1979, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.xiii, 194, 100 figs., d/w. £35
McWilliam, Colin.: Scottish Townscape. London, Collins, 1975, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.256, 40 plates, d/w/ £20
Moffat, Alistair and Colin baxter.: Remembering Charles Rennie Mackiintosh. Lanark, Colin Baxter Photography Ltd., 1989. First edition. 4to, pp.160, copiously illustrated, d/w. £20
Moncreiffe, Iain, Sir, of that Ilk.: The Royal Palace of Falkland. Edinburgh, National Trust for Scotland, 1965. 8vo, pp.48, illustrated, col. pict. wrappers. £5
Morris, Margaret.: The Art of J.D. Fergusson. A Biased Biography. Glasgow and London: Blackie, 1974, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.223, 8 col. plates, text. ills., price-clipped d/w. Written by Fergusson's widow and co-founder of the new Celtic Movement, with a foreword by Hugh MacDiarmid. £25
Muir, Thomas S.: Characteristics of Old Church Architecture &c. in the Mainland & Western Islands of Scotland. Edinburgh, Edmonston & Douglas, 1861. First edition. 4to, pp.xi, [i], 240, copiously illustrated, decorative wine cloth gilt, vg. £100
Mylne, Rev. Robert Scott.: The Master Masons to the Crown of Scotland and their works. Edinburgh: Scott & Ferguson and Burgess and Company, 1893. First edition. Folio, pp.xviii, 307, [1], col. frontis., numerous plates and figs., prospectus tipped onto front free endpaper with forwarding slip for copy 165, blue cloth with gilt corner thistles and red lion rampant on gold shield. £150
Nicholson, Peter Walker.: Peter Walker Nicholson and his works. Edinburgh, Issued by a committee of the artist's friends for private circulation, 1886. 4to, pp.76, portrait frontis, 15 plates, a few light spots, blue cloth gilt. Born in Cupar in 1856, Nicholson studied at St. Andrews and was destined for a partnership in a local legal firm. This proving not to be to his taste he abandoned it to study art at Oxford, Paris and Dresden. He exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy and showed considerable promise but drowned in Cromarty Bay in 1885. £50
Orr, Monro S. Dana, Richard Henry.: Two Years before the Mast. Illustrated by Monro S.Orr. London and Glasgow, Collins, 1949, 1st ed. thus. 8vo, pp. 380, [4], 8 col. plates, d/w sl. creased. £18
Orr, Monro S. (illustrator).: Stories from the Arabian Nights based on a translation from the Arabic by Edward William Lane. London, George G. Harrap & Co., 1913. 8vo, pp.ix, 294, 15 col. plates, e.p.'s lightly toned, pict. green cloth. £40
Ovenden, Graham. (editor).: A Victorian Album. Julia Margaret Cameron and Her Circle.Introductory essay by Lord David Cecil. London, Secker and Warburg, 1975. First edition. Folio, pp.252 including 119 full-page plates,, Ex Libris Ozaniec label to front pastedown, price-clipped d/w, vg. £40
Paisley Abbey,: Lichens from an Old Abbey: being historical reminiscences of the Monastery of Paisley, its Abbots, and its Royal and other Benefactors. Paisley. J. and R. Parlane, 1876. First edition. 8vo, pp.viii, 319. [1], frontis., a few faint spots to half-title and title, blind-stamped brown cloth gilt. £35
Paterson, J.W.: Inchcolm Abbey. Edinburgh, H.M.S.O., 1929. First edition. 8vo, pp.24, 11 plans, wrappers. £8
Paton, David.: Sketches in and around Johnstone...with notes by A. Skene Smith, Junr. Paisley, Alexander Gardner, 1884. First edition. Small oblong folio, unpaginated, comprising 24 litho. plates with interspersed text, all on rectos only, small piece lost from corner of one leaf, front hinge strengthened, brown cloth gilt, corners worn, but a pleasing copy of an uncommon item, g+. £100
Patullo, Nan.: Castles, Houses and Gardens of Scotland. Book II. Edinburgh, Denburn Press, 1974. First edition. 8vo, pp.176, illustrated, d/w, vg. £20
Phillips, Philip.: The Forth Bridge in its Various Stages of Construction and Compared with the most Notable Bridges of the World. Edinburgh, R. Grant & Son, [1890]. First edition. Landscape folio, pp.303, [1], 57 plates, pictorial red cloth gilt, bevelled edges, vg. £650
R.C.A.M.S.: Argyll. Vol.1. Kintyre. Edinburgh, H.M.S.O., 1971. 4to, pp.xlvi, 233, 102 plates, 195 figs., map, d/w, vg. £75
R.C.A.M.S.: Berwick. Edinburgh, H.M.S.O., 1915. Sixth Report. 4to, pp.xlix, 176, 152 figs., large folding map, later blue cloth gilt, vg. £90
R.C.A.M.S.: Edinburgh. Edinburgh, H.M.S.O., 1951. 4to, pp.lxxviii, 289, 431 plans and illustrations, blue cloth gilt, vg. £50
R.C.A.M.S.: Lanarkshire. Edinburgh, H.M.S.O, 1978. 4to, pp.xxxiv, 172, 26 plates, 106 figs., map, d/w, vg. £45
R.C.A.M.S.: Peeblesshire. 2 vols. Edinburgh, H.M.S.O., 1967. 4to, pp.xxxv, 194; xviii, 195 - 391, 143 plates, text. ills, d/ws, vg. £60
R.C.A.M.S.: Roxburghshire. 2 vols. Edinburgh, H.M.S.O.,1956. 4to, pp.xxxii, 264; 265-506, 618 figs., d/ws, vg. £60
R.C.A.M.S.: Selkirk. Edinburgh, H.M.S.O., 1957. 4to, pp.xxiv, 185, 137 figs., 5 maps, d/w, vg. £60
R.C.A.M.S.: Stirlingshire. 2 vols. Edinburgh, H.M.S.O.,1963. 4to, pp.xxxix, 269; xiv, 270-487, 230 plates, 111 figs, d/ws, vg. £60
Ralph, Robert.: William MacGillivray. Creatures of Air, Land and Sea. London, Merrell Holberton, 1999. First edition. 4to, pp.128, illustrated, d/w, vg. £20
Rathbone, Harold Stewart.: Dunvegan Castle. A Poem. London, Bernard Quaritch, 1900. Signed limited edition 500 copies. 4to, pp.40, 20 autotype plates many of them of the castle and other edifices, decorative Celtic borders throughout, bevelled edges, brown cloth with gilt Celtic design, vg. £60
Redpath, Anne.: A Memorial Exhibition. Edinburgh, The Arts Council - Scottish Committee, 1965. 4to, pp.27, [1], 4 plates, stiff wrappers with coloured pictorial om-lay initialled to top corner, vg. £15
Reid, Charles, Wishaw.: Animal Studies. Edinburgh, Geo. Stewart & Co., n.d. Oblong 8vo, pp.[4], 30 full-page plates of domestic animals and birds. The subjects include wild cattle in Cadzow Forest, ploughing on Arran and Welsh mountain sheep. £30
Richardson, James S.: The Mediaeval Stone Carver in Scotland. Edinburgh, at the University Press, 1964. First edition. 8vo, pp.xii, 78, 127 plates, d/w, vg. £45
Robertson, Anne S.: An Antonine Fort Golden Hill, Duntocher. Edinburgh, Oliver and Boyd for the University of Glasgow, 1957. First edition. 8vo, pp.xii, 134, 8 plates, 23 figures, blue cloth gilt, vg. £25
Robertson, D.H.: The Sculptured Stones of Leith with Historical and Antiquarian Notices. Leith, Reid, 1851. First edition. 4to, additional tinted litho. title, 20 tinted litho. plates, some light spotting, green cloth gilt, one corner bumped, Fasque bookplate, vg. £200
Robertson, Pamela. (editor).: Charles Rennie Mackintosh: the Architectural Papers. Wendlebury, White Cockade, 1990. First edition. 8vo, pp.240, frontispiece and 77 illustrations, d/w, vg. £20
Ronald, James.: The Story of the Argyle Lodging. Stirling, Eneas Mackay, 1906. First edition. 8vo, pp.xxiv, 182, 32 plates, green cloth gilt. £45
Ross, Stewart.: Scottish Castles. Moffat, Lochar, 1990. First edition. 8vo, pp.192, illustrated, d/w, vg. £10
Salmond, James B. (editor).: Recording Scotland. Edinburgh, Oliver and Boyd for The Pilgrim Trust, 1952. First edition. 8vo, pp.x, 168, 79 b/w and coloured plates, d/w, vg. The fifth volume in the Recording Britain series which aimed to provide a permanent pictorial record of places and buildings of beauty and historical interest. £35
Scotland:: Her Songs and Scenery. As sung by her Bards, and seen in the camera. London; A.W. Bennett, 1868. First edition. 4to, pp.viii, 192, illustrated with 14 mounted tissue-guarded albumen photographs by Stephen Thompson and P. Ewing including Burns's Cottage, Staffa, Pass of Glencoe and The Soldier's Leap, Killiecrankie, light scattered foxing to B1 with a few spots elsewhere, ownership inscriptions, a.e.g., recased retaining the original scarlet cloth elaborately blocked in blind and gold with heraldic panel within thistles and roses border by Westley of London with their ticket, spine faded, bevelled edges, very good. Gernsheim 424. £80
Scott-Moncrieff, George. (editor).: The Stones of Scotland. London, B.T. Batsford, 1938. First edition. 8vo, pp.xii, 132, 164 illustrations, wine cloth gilt, vg. A collection of essays which opens with Dr. W. Douglas Simpson's survey of "the early stones, dwelling-places, and monuments of our forebears in prehistoric times and in the early days of history." £10
Seddon, Geoffrey B.: The Jacobites and their Drinking Glasses. Woodbridge, Antique Collectors' Club Ltd., 1995. First edition. 4to, pp.268, profusely illustrated, d/w. £40
Shetland.: Photograph album, c.1900. 10 original photographs, 9 x 14 cms., mounted on card, red morocco rubbed, backstrip lettered gilt. 8 of the images are by John Valentine and are captioned on the print, the other 2 are captioned in ink below the print. The subjects are Lerwick from Bressay; Lerwick (J.V.10379); Lerwick (J.V. 10239; Town Hall Lerwick taken at midnight; The Nab Lerwick (J.V. 10241); Bressay Lighthouse. Lerwick (J.V. 10377); Orkneymans Cave. Bressay (J.V. 10779); Giants Leg. Bressay (J.V. 10883); Holm Sound. Lerwick (J.V. 10382); Crofters House. Shetland (J.V. 10707). £150
Simpson, Archibald.: The Archibald Simpson Centenary Celebrations 9th May 1947. [Edinburgh, 1947]. 8vo, pp.21, 7 illustrations, cloth-backed printed boards, vg. A report of the proceedings reprinted with amplifications from the Quarterly Journal of the R.I.A.S. of August 1947. £18
Simpson, W. Douglas.: Dunvegan Castle Isle of Skye. Official Guide. Aberdeen, The University Press, 1960. Twelfth edition. 8vo, pp.28, 14 illustrations, folding plan, original printed wrappers, vg. £10
Simpson, W. Douglas.: Scottish castles. An introduction to the castles of Scotland. Edinburgh, H.M.S.O., 1959. First edition. 8vo, pp.32, 16 figs., d/w, vg. £5
Small, John W.: Scottish Architectural Details. Stirling, Eneas Mackay / London, Gibbings & Company Ltd., 1901. Limited edition 400 copies. Folio, unpaginated, 65 plates with prefatory text, free endpapers toned, yellow cloth lettered red, vg. £100
Small, John William.: Scottish Woodwork of the Sixteenth & Seventeenth Centuries measured and drawn for the stone. Stirling, Eneas Mackay / London, Bernard Quaritch, 1878. Copy No. 160 of a limited edition of 500. Folio, unpaginated, 100 plates with prefatory text, yellow cloth lettered red, vg. £100
Smart, Alastair.: The Life and Art of Allan Ramsay. London, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1952. First eedition. 8vo, pp.xii, 235, d/w chipped. £35
St. Andrews.: Georgian and early Victorian St. Andrews. An illustrated survey. St. Andrews, The St. Andrews Preservation Trust Limited, 1946, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.32, illustrated, fldg. plan, wrappers. £8
St. Andrews.: Old St. Andrews the handbook of the St. Andrews Preservation Trust. St. Andrews, The St. andrews Preservation Trust Ltd.,1943. 8vo, pp.48, illustrated, fldg. map, wrappers. £10
Stevenson, Thomas George. (editor).: Edinburgh in the olden time displayed in a series of sixty-three original views between the years 1717 and 1828, reproduced in facsimile from the original drawings, now chiefly in the possession of the Governors of James Gillespie's Hospital, Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Thomas George Stevenson, 1880. Limited edition 350. Folio, pp.44, 63 full page lithographic plates, hinges strengthened, minor wear to head of spine, red cloth gilt, vg. £400
Tabraham, Chris and Doreen Grove.: Fortress Scotland and the Jacobites. London, B.T. Batsford Ltd / Historic Scotland. 8vo, pp.128, illustrated, price-clipped d/w, vg. The story of the intensive military activity which accompanied the momentous events of 1650 - 1750, as evidenced in the adaptation of the ancient royal castles, erection of new forts and barracks, and construction of military roads. £30
Tawse & Allan , C.E. (compilers).: The Old and New Bridges over the River Don at Inverurie 1791 and 1924. Aberdeen, D. Wylllie & Son, 1925. First edition. 8vo, pp.172, 30 illustrations, 9 plans, blue cloth gilt, vg. £65
Taylor, Andrew.: Ancient Towers and Doorways being pictorial representations and restorations of masoncraft relating to Celtic and Norman ecclesiology in Scotland from pen drawings by the late Alexander Gellatly. London, David Nutt, 1896. First edition. Folio,pp. xii, 68, title in red and black, numerous plates and textual illustrations, bevelled edges, green cloth gilt, a very attractive copy. £80
The Burrell Collection.: Introduction by John Julius Norwich. London and Glasgow, Collins, 1983, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.160, ptofusely illustrated, d/w. £10
The Glory of the Page.: Medieval & Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts from Glasgow University Library. Glasgow, Glasgow University Library / Art Gallery of Ontario, 1987. First edition. 4to, pp.228, richly illustrated in colour and b/w, vg. Catalogue of an exhibition staged at The Art Gallery of Ontario, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and The Burrell Collection. £15
The Scottish National War Memorial Edinburgh Castle.: Architect Sir Robert S. Lorimer A.R.A., R.S.A. Dundee, Valentine & Sons, Ltd., n.d. Oblong 8vo, pp.[4], 18 full-page plates with facing text, chipped col. pict. d/w featuring the Castle and Esplanade with vignette of Haig's statue. £20
Thomson, Peter.: Bruce's Castle at Dumbarton...with Proceedings at the Bruce's Flagstaff, on 23rd June, 1928. Reprinted from "Dumbarton Herald". June 1928. 8vo, pp.18, frontispiece, blue cloth gilt with original printed wrappers bound in, vg. £20
Thomson, Peter.: Dumbarton Castle [and] King Robert the Bruce's Castle near Dumbarton. Reprinted from Scotia 1909, 1910. 8vo, pp.5; 6, each with a frontis., cloth-backed printed boards, ALs from Fergus Roberts, historian, to Sir Angus Cunningham Graham of Ardoch accompanying the gift of this booklet. £30
Tranter, Nigel.: The Fortified House in Scotland. Vol.1. South-East Scotland. Edinburgh, The Mercat Press, 1986.. 8vo, pp.240, illustrated, d/w. £20
Tranter, Nigel.: The Fortified House In Scotland. Vol.2. Central Scotland. Edinburgh, The Mercat Press, 1986. 8vo, pp.216, illustrated, d/w. £20
Tranter, Nigel.: The Fortified House in Scotland. Vol.3. South-West Scotland. Edinburgh, The Mercat Press. 8vo, pp.226, illustrated, d/w. £20
Tranter, Nigel.: The Fortified House In Scotland. Vol.5. North and West Scotland and Miscellaneous. Edinburgh, The Mercat Press, 1986. 8vo, pp.188, illustrated, d/w, vg. Includes Orkney, Shetland, Hebrides and Bute. £20
Walker, J. Russell.: Pre-Reformation Churches in Fifeshire. Edinburgh, Mould & Tod, 1895. First edition. Folio, unpaginated, profusely illustrated, green cloth gilt, vg. £80
Walker, R.: XX Views in Scotland Drawn by R. Walker F.S.A.E. and Engraved by W. Byrne F.S.A. London: Published 2nd May 1803, by Cadell & Davies, for Dr. Cririe's Tour through Scotland. Oblong folio, vignette title, 20 plates; occasional trifling marginal spotting, archival repair to small tear to margin of last 2 plates; red morocco-backed boards, spine lettered gilt direct and decorated in compartments with a floral tool, vg. £450
Webster, J.M., Rev.: Dunfermline Abbey. Dunfermline, The Carnegie Dunfermline Trust, 1948, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.259, illustrated, d/w. £10
West, T.W.: A History of Architecture in Scotland. London, University of London Press, 1967. First edition. 8vo, pp.208, illustrated, price-clipped d/w, vg. A concise survey of Scottish architecture from prehistoric times to the present day encapsulated in the d/w illustrations which feature a 10th century Celtic cross on Iona and a 20th century development in Glasgow by Sir Basil Spence, Glover and Ferguson. £15
Wester Ross.: Gairloch - Poolewe Tir-na-Mara. A study and plan for recreation and tourism in Wester ross. Glasgow, Glasgow School of Art, Department of Planning, 1966 / 67. Landscape folio, pp.136, [1], illustrated with maps, plans and attractive drawings, pictorial stiff blue wrappers, spiral binding, vg. £40
Yarwood, Doreen.: Robert Adam. London, J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd., 1970, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.x, 221, illustrated, large pbk. £12
Youngson, A.J.: The Making of Classical Edinburgh 1750 - 1840. Edinburgh, at the University Press, 1975. 8vo, pp.xv, 338, 82 plates, 80 figs., map, d/w. £50

Art & Architecture

Author Book Title PlacePubDa Ref Price
A Century in Photographs.: A Portrait of Britain, 1900 - 1999. London, Times Books, 1999. First edition. 8vo, pp.214, illustrated in b/w and colour, d/w. "Each year of the century is illustrated by a single memorable image from the Times's immense photograph archive. "(publisher's blurb). £10
Andrews, Keith. (Introduction).: Albrecht Durer 1471 - 1528. Engravings and Woodcuts from Scottish Collections. [catalogue]. Edinburgh, Scottish Arts Council, 1971. unpaginated, illustrated, vg. £10
Angas, George French.: Portraits of the New Zealand Maori painted in 1844...with a modern text by G.C.Petersen and S.M.Mead. Wellington, A.H.& A.W.Reed, 1972. Limited edition 750. Folio, pp.16, 49 full-page coloured plates with facing letterpress, map, index, half wine morocco lightly rubbed at extremities, marbled paper sides, raised bands, spine lettered gilt. a very attractive copy. £200
Anthony, Pegaret and Janet Arnold.: Costume; a general bibliography. The Victoria & Albert Museum / The Costume Society, 1968. pp.49, stapled wrappers, vg. £5
Architecture abd Design.: Catalogue 20. Nancy Sherry Glaister, n.d. unpaginated, illustrated, vg. Lists 170 items with fulsome descriptions. £10
Armstrong, Jack.: Bewick of Cherryburn. Newcastle upon Tyne, Frank Graham, 1970. First edition. pp.32, illustrated, vg. £5
Arnold, Rev. Frederick.: Oxford and Cambridge: their colleges, memories, and associations. London, RTS., n.d. 8vo, pp.viii, 400, with engravings by Edward Whymper, pict. orange cloth gilt. £45
Barber, Giles.: Textile and Embroidered Bindings. Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1971. First edition pp.11, 30 plates, owner's signature, vg. £5
Barber, Mrs. Mary.: Some Drawings of Ancient Embroidery. London, Henry Sotheran, 1880. First edition. Folio, 30 litho. coloured plates with facing letterpress, decorative brown cloth elaborately gilt, respined with original backstrip laid down, hinges strengthened, an attractive item. £200
Bayley, Harold.: A New Light on the Renaissance Displayed in Contemporary Emblems. J. M Dent & Co., 1909. First edition. pp.viii, 270, [1], illustrated, free endpapers toned, art vellum decorated gilt, a trifle dusty, yapp edges, vg. A study of medieval watermarks and printer's marks and emblems which Bayley contends were used to convey the secret lore of the Cabala. £75
Beaton, Cecil.: [catalogue]. the photographs of Cecil Beaton. York, Impressions Gallery of Photography, 1973. 8vo, 20 full page plates + text, gold pictorial stiff wrappers. £10
Betjeman, John.: Antiquarian Prejudice. London, The Hogarth Press, 1939. First editiion. 8vo, pp.30, owner's signature, printed wrappers, vg. £30
Bewick, Thomas.: Thomas Bewick 1753 - 1828. Catalogue of an exhibition staged by James Ford Smith on behalf of the Hexham Abbey Festival, 1965. pp.[16], pictorial wrappers darkened at spine, vg. £5
Bishop, Morchard.: Blake's Hayley. The Life, Works, and Friendships of William Hayley. London, Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1951. First edition. 8vo, pp.372, 22 illustrations, green cloth gilt. £12
Blake, William.: William Blake a Loan Exhibition. Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, 1969. pp.34, pictorial stiff wrappers faintly spotted, vg. £10
Borowitz, Helen Osterman.: The Impact of Art on French Literature from de Scudery to Proust. Newark, University of Delaware, 1985, !st ed. 8vo, pp.242, illustrated, d/w. £35
Brillat-Savarin, Jean Anthelme.: Physiologie du Gout ou Meditations de Gastronomie Transcendante... dedie au gastronomes Parisiens. Paris, Charpentier, Libraire-Editeur, 1862. 8vo, pp.xi, 526, half-title toned, marbled endpapers, front hinge cracked but sound, wine half calf rubbed at extremities, marbled paper boards, spine ruled gilt in compartments, raised bands, g. Includes a note on the author and six other articles / poems on culinary matters. £120
Burnby, John.: An Historical Description of the Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of Christ, Canterbury: containing an account of its antiquities, and of its Accidents and Improvements since the first establishment. Canterbury: Printed and Sold by T. Smith and Son [and others]. 1772. First edition. 8vo, pp.vi + 105, + [1]. engraved frontispiece, terminal leaf expertly repaired but with loss of a couple of letters, disbound. ESTC T 61875, Smith p.132. Published anonymously and sometimes erroneously ascribed to ? Duncomb but a second work, Summer Amusements, revealed the true identity of the author about whom not much is known other than that he was an attorney at law at Canterbury. A second, "greatly enlarged", edition was issued in 1783. £150
Catalogue.: Early Celtic Art. Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press for the Arts Council of Great Britain, 1970. 8vo, pp.42, copiously illustrated, pictotial wrappers, lower rear corner creased, g+. £10
Caulfield, S.F.A. and Blanche C. Saward.: The Dictionary of Needlework. London, L. Upcott Gill, 1887. Second edition. 4to, pp.528, profusely illustrated with wood engravings and coloured plates, small library stamp to title, terminal leaf and verso of coloured plates, light foxing of half-title otherwise text exceptionally fresh, original decorative red cloth gilt showing some wear at extremities, rebacked in red buckram lettered gilt. £150
Champneys, Arthur C.: Irish Ecclesistical Architecture with some notice of similar or related work in England, Scotland and elsewhere. London, G. Bell and Sons, Ltd., 1910. First edition. 4to, pp.xxxiii, 258, frontispiece, 114 plates, owner's signature, green cloth gilt, lightly rubbed at joints, vg. £100
Church, A.H.: Josiah Wedgwood Master-Potter. London, Seeley and Co., 1903. New edition revised and enlarged. Tall 8vo, pp. 83, 35 plates, red cloth gilt, spine sunned. £35
Clark, Hartley.: Bokhara, Turkoman and Afghan Rugs. London: John Lane the Bodley Head Limited, 1922. First edition. 8vo, pp.xxvi, [27] - 130, 17 coloured plates, 8 b/w plates, 6 plates of line drawings, map, occasional light scattered foxing, endpapers toned, blue cloth sunned, g. £150
Cobden - Sanderson, T.J.: Ecce Mundus. Industrial Ideals and the Book Beautiful. London, Hammersmith Publishing Company, 1902. First edition. 8vo, unpaginated, vellum-backed boards lightly rubbed, vg. £125
Collum, V.C.C.: The Tresse Iron-Age Megalithic Monument (Sir Robert Mond's Excavation) its quadruple sculptured breasts and their relation to the mother-goddess cosmic cult. Oxford, University Press, 1935. First edition. 4to, pp.xii, 123, 35 plates, 14 figs, d/w. £45
d'Espouy, H.: Fragments d'architecture antique d'apres les releves & restorations des anciens pensionnaires de l'Academie de France a Rome. 2 vols. Paris, Charles Massin et Cie., n.d. Folio, pp.11, [1]; [8], 200 sepia-tinted heliogravure plates loose in original red cloth-backed folders lettered gilt, front board of both vols. sunned, cloth ties (defective in second vol.), plates clean throughout. £750
Darwin, Bernard and Elinor Darwin.: The Tale of Mr. Tootleoo. London, The Nonesuch Press, n.d. [1925]. Oblong 8vo, pp.[89], 22 coloured plates, fawn and red embossed boards, small mark to edge of rear board, text crisp and clean. £150
Daval, Jean-Luc.: Modern Art.The Decisive Years. 1884 - 1914. London, Macmillan London Ltd. / Skirla, 1979. First edition. 4to, pp.221, [1], profusely illustrated in colour and b/w, d/w. £50
Davie, W. Galsworthy and E. Guy Dawber.: Old Cottages, Farm-Houses, and other stone buildings in the Cotswold district. London, B.T. Batsford, 1905. First edition. 4to, pp.xii, 72, 100 collotype plates, light marginal foxing of e.p.'s, blue cloth gilt recased. £85
Davie, W. Galsworthy and W. Curtis Green.: Old Cottages & Farm-Houses in Surrey. London, B.T. Batsford, 1908. First edition. 4to, pp.xiv, 69, 100 collotype plates, light marginal foxing of endpapers, green cloth gilt recased. £85
Eaves, Morris.: William Blake's Theory of Art. Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1982. First edition. 8vo, pp.xii, 220, 3 iilustrations,d/w rubbed. £15
Egyptian Art.: The Art of Ancient Egypt. Architecture. Scupture. Painting. Applied Art. Vienna, The Phaidon Press, 1936, 1st ed. Tall 8vo, pp.22, 340 ills., owner's signature, tan cloth gilt. £30
Ellis, Edwin J.: The Real Blake a portrait biography. London, Chatto & Windus, 1907. First edition. 8vo, pp.xix, 443, [1], 13 plates, a few light spots, owner's signature, red cloth gilt lighly rubbed. £20
Fairbank, Alfred.: A Book of Scripts. Harmondsworth, Penguin Books, 1950. pp.64, illustrated, owner's signature, d/w rubbed, g+. £5
Formenton, Fabio.: Oriental Rugs and Carpets. London, Hamlyn, 1979, 6th imp. 8vo, pp.252, profusely illustrated in col. and b/w, d/w. £50
Frezier, Amadee Francois.: Traite des Feux d'Artifice pour le spectacle. Nouvelle edition, toute changee. & considerablement augmentee. A Paris, Quay des Augustins, Chez Nyon Fils, a l'Occasion, 1747. 8vo, pp.liv, [ii], 496, half-title, frontispiece, 13 engraved folding plates, 3 engraved headpieces, edges rubricated, contemporary speckled calf, rebacked retaining the original spine, black morocco label renewed, armorial bookplate of Sir George John Armytage, Baronet, vg. £450
Futurismo 1909 - 1919.: Exhibition of Italian Futurism. [catalogue]. Newcastle upon Tyne / Edinburgh, Northern Arts and the Scottish Arts Council, 1972. Oblong 8vo, pp.143, [1], illustrated, black wrappers lettered white, creased. £15
Gilpin, William.: Observations on Several Parts of Great Britain, particularly the Highlands, relative chiefly to picturesque beauty, made in the year 1776. 2 vols. in 1. London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1808. Third edition. 8vo, pp.xxviii, 221, [1]; viii, 195, [1, publishers' advertisement], 40 plates, modern half calf, marbled boards, spine ruled blind, wine label. vg. £200
Godfrey, Eleanor S.: The Development of English Glassmaking 1560 - 1640. Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 1975. First edition. 8vo, pp.xii, 288, frontispiece, d/w, signed presentation copy, vg. £30
Goodwin, William B.: Spanish and English Ruins in Jamaica. Boston, Meador Publishing Company, 1946. First edition. 8vo, pp.239, [1], ilustrated, large fldg. map, black cloth gilt rebacked retaining original spine. £50
Green, David.: Grinling Gibbons his work as carver and statuary 1648 - 1721. London, Country Life Limited, 1964. First edition. 8vo, pp.207, [1], 248 illustrations, d/w, vg. Signature of V.H. Salmon, one-time secretary to Winston Churchill. £80
Greenfield, Jane.: ABC of Bookbinding. A Unique Glossary with over 700 Illustrations for Collectors & Librarians. New Castle, Oregon, Oak Knoll Press / New York, The Lyons Press, 1998. First edition. 4to, pp.xi, 183, d/w, vg. £35
Gruber, L. Fritz.: Antlitz des Ruhmes. Koln, Verlag M. DuMont Schauberg, 1960. First edition. 4to, pp.160, 160 b/w portraits with accompanying letterpress, pict. glazed boards. £10
Gunnis, Rupert.: Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851. London, The Abbey Library, [1968], new revised edition. 8vo, pp.514, 32 plates, d/w. £25
Gutman, Judith Mara.: Lewis W. Hine 1874 - 1940. Two Perspectives. Studio Vista, 1974. First edition. pp.84, illustrated, well thumbed, g. £10
Haller, Margaret.: Collecting Old Photographs. New York, Arco Publishing Company, Inc., 1978. First edition. pp.xx, 264, illustrated, d/w, vg. £5
Hannavy, John.: The Camera goes to War. Photographs from the Crimean War 1854 - 56. Edinburgh, Scottish Arts Council, n.d. pp.59, 22 plates, vg. £10
Harthan, John P.: Victoria and Albert Museum Bookbindings. HMSO, 1985. pp.152, illustrated, vg. £5
Hawkes, Caroline.: The Pleasures of Colour Printing. A Biography of Thomas Griffits Craftsman 1883 - 1957. (?) Privately Printed, 1977. pp.26, [1], illustrated, presentation copy, vg. £10
Holme, Charles. (editor).: The Art of the Book. A review of some recent European and American work in typography, page decoratiion & binding. "The Studio", 1914. 4to, pp.276, profusely illustrated, green cloth, orginal wrappers bound in, vg. Contributors include Bernard H. Newdigate, Douglas Cockerell, E.A. Taylor and William Dana Orcutt, £50
Holroyd, Michael.: Augustus John. A Biography. Volume 1 The Years of Innocence. London, BCA, 1975. 8vo, pp.415, illustrated, d/w repaired. £10
Huish, Marcus B.: Samplers and Tapestry Embroideries ... also The Stitchery of the Same by Mrs. Head.. London, The Fine Art Society, 1900. Limited edition 600 copies. 4to, pp.[x], 13, [14], 52 plates with facing letterpress, 45 figures, oatmeal buckram to a sampler design in red, green and brow, vg. £200
Hutchins, Michael and David Jenkins.: Printing at Gregynog. Aspects of a Great Private Press. Welsh Arts Council, 1976. pp.38, illustrated, vg. £5
Inman, Colin.: The A & C Black Colour Books. A Collector's Guide and Bibliography 1900 - 1930. Werner Shaw Ltd, 1990. First edition. pp.xi, 307,i llustrated, d/w, vg. £25
Isaacson, Joel.: Observation and Reflection. Claude Monet. Oxford, Phaidon, 1978. First edition. 4to, pp.240, profusely illustrated in colour and b/w, map endpapers, d/w. £30
Janus.(editor).: Man Ray the Photographic Image. Gordon Fraser, 1980. unpaginated, 160 images, vg. £10
Kayser, Wolfgang.: The Grotesque in Art and Literature. Bloomington, Indiana University Press, 1963. First edition thus. 8vo, pp.224, d/w. £30
Kemp-Welch, Lucy E.: In the Open Country. The Work of Lucy E. Kemp-Welch with an introductory note by Professor Hubert von Herkomer. London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1905. Artists of the Present Day Series. Edited by W. Shaw Sparrow. Folio, pp.22, ornate title with interlacing floral border, 21 full-page plates (4 coloured, 17 tinted) mounted on brown paper with captions below, owners' signatures, faint spotting of endpapers, green cloth gilt rubbed at extremities, vg. £125
Konody, Paul G. and Maurice W. Brockwell.: The Louvre : Fifty Plates in Colour. London, T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1910, 1st ed. 4to, pp.xvi, 319, 50 col. plates tipped on, owner's signature, faint foxing of e. p.'s, blue cloth gilt. £35
Lassam, Robert.: Fox Talbot Photographer. Tisbury, Compton Press, 1979. First edition. pp.25, [1], 65 plates, d/w, vg. £10
Laver, James.: Fifty Years in Fashion. The Story of Harvey and Clark. London, Harvey and Clark Limited, 1960. First edition. 8vo, pp.20, illustrated, white boards (lightly soiled), black leather label gilt. £20
Law, Joy. (editor).: The Lion and Unicorn Press. A short history and a list of publications 1953 - 1978. London, Lion and Unicorn Press, Royal College of Art, 1978. Limited edition of 50 copies. Landscape 8vo, unpaginated, illustrated, stiff wrappers, vg. £25
Leeds, E.T.: Celtic Ornament in the British Isles down to A.D. 700. Oxford, at the Clarendon Press, 1933. First edition. 8vo, pp.xx, 170, 3 col. plates, 40 b/w illustrations, brown cloth gilt, vg. £45
Lewis, C.T. Courtney.: The Baxter Book 1919. Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd., 1919. pp.xvi, 234, 16 plates, vg. £10
Lewis, C.T.Courtney.: The Story of Picture Printing in England during the Nineteenth Century or Forty Years of Wood and Stone. London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd., n.d. Stout 8vo, pp.xxxvi + 405 + [1], 61 plates, wine buckram gilt. £150
Lindberg, Sten G.: The Art of the Book in Sweden. Five Centuries of Printing. Stockholm, Swedish Institute, 1983. pp.32, illustrated, vg. £5
Lindley, Kenneth.: The Woodblock Engravers. Newton Abbot, David & Charles, 1970. First edition. pp.128, illustrated, vg. £10
Lodge, George E.: Memoirs of an Artist - Naturalist. London, Gurney and Jackson, 1946, 1st ed. 4to, pp.96, 24 plates (16 in colour), owner's signature, d/w with small chips to spine ends. £120
Mackenzie, Sir James D.: The Castles of England their story and structure. 2 vols. London, William Heinemann, 1897. First edition. 4to, pp.xxiv, 475; [viii], 448, 40 tissue-guarded plates, 158 text illustrations, 70 plans, owner's signature, a few light spots to title vol.1, red cloth gilt, vg. £125
Maeterlinck, Maurice.: My Dog. Translated by A. Teixeira de Mattos. With illustrations by Cecil Aldin. London, George Allen & Company, Ltd., 1913, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.64, 6 col. plates, tissue guards, brown cloth gilt with large col. onlay. £40
Mapplethorpe, Robert.: Mapplethorpe Altars. Essay by Edmund White. Edited and designed by Mark Holborn and Dimitri Levas. New York, Random House, 1995. First edition. 4to, pp.139, illustrated throughout, d/w, slipcase, vg. £75
Markham, S.F.: A report on the museums and art galleries of the British Isles (other than national museums)...to the Carnegie United Kingdom Trustees. Edinburgh, Printed by T. and A. Constable, 1938. 8vo, pp.179, 24 plates, stiff wrappers. £20
Maugham, W. Somerset.: Purely for my Pleasure. London, Heinemann, 1962. First edition. 4to, pp.viii, 28, 37 col. plates, light toning of e.p.'s, d/w. £25
Menpes, Mortimer.: War Impressions being a record in colour by Mortimer Menpes transcribed by Dorothy Menpes. London, Adam & Charles Black, 1901. Copy no. 331 of a signed limited Edition de Luxe of 350. 8vo, pp.xiv, 254, 99 tissue-guarded coloured plates, 7 facsimile letters and plans, white cloth gilt, bevelled edges, silk marker ribbon, bookplate of Andrew Smith of Whitchester and Cranshaws, a few light spots of fore-edge foxing otherwise an excellent copy. Australian-born Menpes (1818 - 1906), who had studied at the London School of Art, was sent to South Africa in 1900 as a war artist for the illustrated weekly magazine Black and White. His accounts of the incidents recorded in his sketches were noted by his daughter, Dorothy, who saw in them the potential for what became the present work, with the text provuded by herself. £200
Miller, Liam. (editor).: Retrospect the work of Seumas O'Sullivan 1879 - 1958 & Estella F. Solomons 1882 - 1968. Dublin, Dolmen Editions, 1973. Limited edition 750. 8vo, pp.104, illustrated, blue cloth gilt. £50
Mix, Katherine Lyon.: A Study in Yellow. The Yellow Book and its Contributors. Lawrence, University of Kansas Press, 1960. First edition. 8vo, pp.320, illustrated, d/w with small chip to front not affecting image. £30
Mommens, Norman.: Zoz a story of glory. London, Lion and Unicorn Press, 1959. Ltd. ed. 200 copies. 4to, unpaginated, approx. 70 drawings by the author, many in colour or on coloured papers, black and white chequered endpapers, laminated boards decorated in black, blue and red, slip case with short split to one corner, contents near fine. A prose poem allegory for adults by the distinguished sculptor, painter and author of children's books. £35
Moscowitz, Ira. (editor).: Greatest Drawings of All Time. 4 vols. New York, Shorewood Publishers Inc., 1962. First edition. 4to, original cloth gilt, slip cases with mounted plate, vg. £200
Moulson, David and Alex Neish.: An Introduction to British Pewter. Studley, Brewin Books, 1997. First edition. 8vo, pp.[vi], 60, illustrated, pbk. Illustrated with examples from the outstanding collection donated by Alex Neish to the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in 1996. £6
Munn, Charles Allen.: Three Types of Washington Portraits. John Trumbull- Charles Willson Peale- Gilbert Stuart. New York, P.P., 1908. Limited edition 225 copies on van Gelder hand-made paper. 8vo, pp.x, 66, 16 plates, green cloth gilt, signed presentation copy, vg. £40
Nevinson, C.R.W.: Paint and Prejudice. London, Methuen, 1937, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.vi, 216, 32 gravure plates from the author's paintings, maroon cloth gilt. £35
Niall, Ian.: Portrait of a Country Artist Charles Tunnicliffe R.A. 1901 - 1979. London, Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1980. Second impression. 8vo, pp.160, illustrated in colour and b/w, d/w. £10
Nicholas, R.: City of Manchester Plan prepared for the city council by R. Nicholas. Norwich and London, Jarrold & Sons, Limited. 1945. First edition. 4to, pp.xii, 274, 83 plates, 12 graphs, 31 diagrams, blue cloth lettered red, small scrape to rear board. £45
Our Photographic Legacy.: Treasures of the National Photographic Collections. [catalogue]. Cheltenham, Shutter Press, 1989. pp.156, illustrated in colour and b/w, vg. £10
Owens, L.T.: J.H. Mason 1875 - 1951 Scholar-Printer. Frederick Muller Limited, 1976. First edition. pp.xvi, 192, d/w, vg. £10
Petit, Victor.: Chateaux de France des XV et XVIe Siecles. Paris, Ch. Boivin, n.d. Folio, vignette title, 100 superb tinted lithographs by Godard of Paris on thick wove paper, owner's stamp to verso of front free endpaper, lacking Index leaf, marbled endpapers, contemporary half wine morooco, marbled boards, raised bands, spine lettered gilt direct, a beautiful, fresh, clean copy entirely free of foxing or staining. Victor Petit (1818 - 1871) was an architectural draughtsman, lithographer and writer who wrote numerous guides for travellers to his native departement of Yonne and published maps of archaeological interest, mainly of Gallo-Roman remains. £875
Petrie, George.: The Ecclesiastical Architecture of Ireland, anterior to the Anglo-Norman invasion; comprising an essay on the origin and uses of the round towers of Ireland, which obtained the gold medal and prize of the Royal Irish Academy. Dublin: Hodges and Smith..., 1845. Second edition. 4to, pp.xxi + 525, 256 illustrations in text; brown cloth blocked in blind to a Celtic design, minor corner wear, spine lettered gilt, attractive. Inscribed to front pastedown: "Given to her daughter by her affectionate mother Sibylla Wilbraham February 3rd 1846." £250
Phillips, Michael. (editor).: Interpreting Blake. Essays selected and edited by.Michael Phillips. Cambridge, C.U.P., 1979. 8vo, pp.x, 269, frontis., 20 plates, small stamp to verso of title and accession stamp to front pastedown, otherwise without any library marks, d/w. £20
Proktor, Patrick.: Self-Portrait. London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1991. First edition. 8vo, pp.[viii], 200, illustrated, d/w. £20
Quennell, Peter.: Hogarth's Progress. Collins, 1955. First edition. pp.318, illustrated, fore-edge foxed, pictorial endpapers, d/w, g+. £5
Remnant, G.L.: A Catalogue of Misericords in Great Britain. Oxford, at the Clarendon Press, 1969. First edition. 8vo, pp.xl, 221, 48 plates, d/w, vg. £40
Ricketts, Charles.: A Collection of Books Designed by Charles Ricketts. Zurich, L'Art Ancien S.A.., 1972. Limited edition 500 copies. pp.44, illustrated, vg. The collection was sold shortly after this bibliography went to press. £10
Ricketts, Charles.: Unrecorded Histories. London, Martin Secker, 1933. Limited edition 950 copies. 8vo, pp.139, [1], 6 coloured silhouette plates, edges untrimmed, cream buckram elaborately decorated gilt, vg. £85
Rivera, Diego.: Portrait of America with an explanatory text by Bertram D. Wolfe. New York, Covici, Friede, Inc., 1937. Second printing. 8vo, pp.232, illustrated, fawn cloth lettered brown, vg. £60
Robinson, B.W.: Persian Paintings in the India Office Library. A Descriptive Catalogue. Sotheby Parke Bernet, 1976. First edition. pp.xiii, 271, illustrated, d/w chipped to rear panel, vg. £10
Schmutzler, Robert.: Art Nouveau. London, Thames and Hudson, 1978. First edition. 4to, pp.224, copiously illustrated in colour and b/w, softcover, vg. £10
Schurmann, Ulrich.: Caucasian Rugs. London, George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., c.1961. 8vo, pp.359, [1], 160 col. plates, owner's inscription, d/w chipped and internally repaired. £60
Seccombe, Major.: Army and Navy Drolleries. London, Frederick Warne and Co., n.d. Second edition. 4to, unpaginated, 24 coloured plates by Kronheim with interleaved blanks, publisher's ads., owner's signature, pictorial brown cloth with red, black and gilt figure of cavalryman thrown from his horse, minor wear to extremities, g+. £150
Sherman, Frederic Fairchild.: John Ramage: a biographical sketch and a list of his portrait miniatures. New York, P.P., 1929, ltd. ed. 165. 8vo, pp.25, 8 plates, errata slip, bookplate, cloth-backed blue boards. £35
Sluiter, Willy.: Per Stoomvaart -My. Nederland naar Java. s.l, s.n. (?1923). Oblong folio, title + 24 leaves of drawings, some in colour, green cloth lettered and decorated in orange, hinges strengthened. £80
Smart, Borlase.: The Technique of Seascape Painting. London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd., 1934, 1st ed. 4to, pp.xiii, 164, 77 col. plates, blue cloth gilt. £45
Snowdon.: London Sight Unseen. Text by Gwyn Headley. London, Seven Dials, 2000. 8vo, pp.142, illustrated in colour throughout, large pbk. "Here is a portrait of a very different London, a London all too often overlooked. Captured by the camera of one of Britain's best photographers...an inquisitive view of a unique and surprising city." (publisher's blurb). £10
Stone, Reynolds.: Reynolds Stone 1900 - 1979. An exhibition held in the Library of the Victoria and Albert Museum from 21 July to 31 October 1982. Victoria and Albert Museum, 1982. pp.84, portrait frontispiece, illustrated, vg. £20
Storm, John.: The Valadon Story. The Life of Suzanne Valadon. London, Longmans, 1959. 8vo, pp.271, 20 ills., d/w. £15
Styan, K.E.: A Short History of Sepulchral Cross-Slabs, with reference to other emblems found thereon. London, Bemrose & Sons, Ltd., 1902. First edition. 8vo, pp.45, 71 ills., errata slip, occasional light foxing mainly to fore-edge, wine cloth gilt. £35
Symons, Arthur.: Aubrey Beardsley. London, John Baker, 1966. 8vo, pp.63, [1], 16 plates, d/w. £12
The Historic Gallery of Portraits and Paintings; or, Biographical Review: Containing a brief account of the lives of the most celebrated men, in every age and country; and graphic imitations of the: finest specimens of the arts; ancient and modern, with remarks, critical and explanatory. 7 vols. London: Vernor, Hood, and Sharp, 1807. First edition. 8vo, copiously illustrated, pale calf, head- and tail-bands chipped, spines of 3 volumes with some abrasion, double blind border, double gilt fillet, sprinkled edges, blue silk marker ribbons, gilt coronet above monogram G to front and back boards, with large armorial bookplate of Lord Gray to each volume, internally a good clean set.. £350
The Modern Cookery, written upon the most approved and economical principles, and in which every receipt has stood the test of experience.: By a Lady. Derby: Henry Mozley and Sons, 1835. Sixth edition. 12mo, pp.[ii], 13 - 271, [2,Table of Fish in Season], [15, Index], vignette title, frontispiece, 2 plates, 6 plates of covers, original printed boards, drab spine, a couple of spots to Index, vg. £120
The Rudiments of Architecture:: or, the Young Workman's Instructor. In two parts. Whittinghame, Black & Harris, 1992. Limited edition 300. Small folio, pp.[iv], [10], [v-vii], 128, 6, [16], 37 plates, 23 designs, leather-backed marbled boards, printed paper label, vg. Facsimile re-issue of the 1778 reprint of the 1773 printing of this extremely rare work. £75
Thomas, Roy Grosvenor.: Stained Glass its origin & application. New York, Privately Printed, 1922. 8vo, pp.18, 4 plates, title in red and black, original grey boards with printed paper label. £25
Tilke, Max.: The Costumes of Eastern Europe. London, Ernest Benn Ltd., 1926. First edition. 4to, pp.32, 96 coloured plates, d/w chipped to lower edge of rear panel, vg. £80
Tobien, Felicitas.: Impressionism. Bristol, Artline Editions,1985. First edition. 4to, pp.28, 128 full-page plates, index, d/w., £25
Turner, H.A.B.: A Collector's Guide to Staffordshire Pottery Figures. London, MacGibbon & Kee, 1971, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.xv, 294, 88 plates, d/w. £25
van Capelleveen, Paul.: A New Checklist of Books designed by Charles Ricketts & Charles Shannon. The Hague, Museum van het Boek, 1996. First edition. pp.70, vg. £25
Velani, Livia. (editor).: Manzu. Milan, Electa, 1987. 8vo, pp.143, profusely illustrated, softcover, d/w, vg. Catalogue of the retrospective exhibition of the work of Giacomo Manzu launched at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, 1987. £15
Viard, [ Alexandre] and (?) Fouret.: Le Cuisinier Royal, ou l'art de faire la cuisine, la patisserie et tout ce qui concerne l'office, pour toutes les fortunes; par MM. Viard et Fouret, Hommes de Bouche...suivie d'une notice sur les vins par M. Pierhugue, Sommelier du Roi. A Paris: chez J.-N. Barba, 1825. Twelfth edition. 8vo, pp. [vi] + 528 + xxviii, 3 engraved folding plates; half polished calf, marbled sides scratched, spine ruled and decorated blind in compartments, brown morocco label, endpapers renewed; a few spots else a sound, clean copy. Vicaire, p.861; Bitting p.478. Viard was chef de cuisine to Louis XVI and Napoleon, while Frouet was officier de bouche to the King of Spain. A popular work which went through several editions, its various titles reflecting regime change: "Le Cuisinier royal, imperial ou national, comme on voudra, et un livre qui eut une grande vogue sous les differents titres que les changements de gouvernement l'ont oblige a prendre." £200
Wallace Collection Catalogues.: European Arms and Armour. 2 vols. Text with historical notes and illustrations by Sir James Mann. London, for the Trustees, 1962. 8vo, pp.liii, 239 ; 240-713, 208 plates, original printed stiff wrappers. £45
Warren, Mrs. (editor).: The Ladies' Treasury for 1878. A Household Magazine. London: Bemrose and Sons, n.d. 8vo, pp.iv, 714, 11 folding engraved fashion plates (10 hand-coloured), 1 hand-coloured folding plate with design for crewel work, 12 full-page engraved plates, numerous illustrations in text, small stain to lower gutter of title and frontispiece, all edges rubricated, rebound in half maroon ribbed cloth, original marbled boards, spine lettered gilt direct, vg. £120
Warton, Rev. T. et al.: Essays on Gothic Architecture...illustrated with twelve plates of ornaments, &c. selected from ancient buildings London, for J. Taylor, 1802. Second edition. 8vo, pp.xxiii,150, fldg. frontis, 11 plates (1fldg. with neat repair to verso), endpapers dusty, occasional light fore-edge foxing, later inappropriate unlettered cloth, coat of arms in ink to top edge. £75
Whistler, Laurence.: The Image on the Glass. London, John Murray in association with The Cupid Press, 1975. First edition. 8vo, pp.176, 80 plates, d/w, vg. £45
Whitman, Alfred.: Nineteenth Century Mezzotinters. Samuel Cousins. London, George Bell & Sons, 1904, limited edition 600 copies. 4to, pp.xii +144, 34 plates, rear endpapers lightly toned, green cloth gilt, lightly rubbed at extremities, minor corner wear, small snag to spine, inscribed to f.f.e.p. "Harold Agnew Esq. with Thos. Agnew & Sons compliments. Oct. 1912.". Tipped in are two letters addressed to Harold Agnew in response to queries he has raised regarding the status of three Cousins prints which he owns. The first, from E. H. Shephard, refers him to Whitman's book and identifies the various states of Agnew's mezzotints, concluding with "You have my congratulations on the possession of all these plates & I should like to steal the lot !!!" Lismore, West Didsbury, 30th July 1912. Single sheet folded, pp.4. The second, from C. Gerald Agnew, gives fuller information on the three proofs and picks up on Shephard's response: " Mr. Shephard is perfectly correct in everything he says about the three, and I am very glad to hear that he thinks they are all "magnificent and would like to steal the lot." I would suggest that if he put himself in my hands I will do my best to get him copies, if not so fine, anyhow, the best I can find !" and states that he is trying to find a copy of Whitman's book in the hope that "you will accept it from me." 14, Exchange Street, Manchester. Aug. 1st 1912. Single sheet folded, pp.3. £100
Yapp, Brunsdon.: Birds in Medieval Manuscripts. The British Library, 1981. pp.190, illustrated in colour and b/w, d/w, vg. £10
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