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Softback. A very good copy in grey wraps decorated on upper cover. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 292 pages. 279 illustrations. A study of the early Renaissance period Italian architect and prolific writer.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1989,
Softback. 4to. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Colour frontispiece and 20 colour plates with some accompanying text. Unpaginated - c.40 pages.This is an exhibition catalogue which includes works by E. A. Hornel, Sir John Lavery, Arthur Melville and others.
Published : Bourne Fine Art and the Fine Art Society , Edinburgh and London 2004,
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. This is the Faber edition with a Readers Union label affixed to the title page. 297pp. Frontispiece and 214 illustrations. 43 line drawings in text.
Published : 1968,
A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has some fading to spine. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 292pp. Frontispiece and 62 plates. 31 figures. A comprehensive study of the life and achievement of Sir Christopher Wren.
Published : George Allen & Unwin, London 1953, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper. Bookplate. 22 pages text + 69 plates including colour. Escher is described as "one of Europe's most original graphic artists".
Published : Oldbourne, London 1967, New, Revised and Expanded Edition
4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Would be near-fine but lower ends are a little bumped. 150 paintings, sketches and drawings of the birds, animals, flowers and plants that are to be found along the River Tay.
Published : J.M. Dent & Sons, London 1988, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper which has one small tear at the head of the spine. 128 pages. Illustrations, mainly in colour, throughout of the birds and animals of mountain country, in particular the ptarmigan and the mountain hare.
Published : Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh 1993, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. 150 paintings, sketches and drawings of the birds, animals, flowers and plants that are to be found along the River Tay.
Published : J.M. Dent and Sons, London 1988, First Edition
Softback. A very good copy. 152 pages. Many black and white illustrations. Maps. Signed by author.
Published : Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland, Edinburgh 1986, First Edition
A very good copy in a good, slightly chipped dustwrapper. Ownership inscription. 302pp. 24 colour illustrations. Many black and white diagrams. A thorough study of water colour painting.
Published : A & C Black, London 1931, First Edition
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xx,273. An authoritative study "which makes a fascinating contribution both to the architectural and cultural history of Scotland, and to the history of one of the country's most distinguished intellectual institutions".
Published : Aberdeen University Press 1989, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in light green cloth lettered in black. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xvii,145. 14 illustrations.
Published : Princeton University Press 1949, First Edition
Softback. 4to. A very good copy. No ownership inscription and not foxed. 264 pages. 329 illustrations with a good number in colour. A study of the women who contributed to "an avante garde movement of art and design innovation in Europe which we now refer to as "The Glasgow Style."
Published : Canongate, Edinburgh 1990, First Softback Edition
Nd. c.1872? Probably first edition. 4to. A handsome volume which has been rebound in a maroon half-leather binding lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine. Five raised bands on spine. New end-papers. Pp.xi,440. Extra illustrated title page. 160 plates at end. 346 wood engravings in the text. Intended to be "the most comprehensive and exhaustive Treatise hitherto issued" relating to "the Building Arts". Includes examples from the Universal Exposition in Paris of 1867. A very nice, clean copy.
Published : McGready, Thomson & Niven, Glasgow, Melbourne and Dunedin,
4to. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper browned, and with minor wear and tear, at the edges. 96pp. 82 black and white drawings by Thomas Rowlandson introduced by Adrian Bury.
Published : Avalon Press, London 1949, First Edition
Hardback. Slim 8vo. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A little foxing. Pp.xii,60. A summary of the lives and works of 237 engravers.
Published : Oxford University Press 1949, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 192 pages. Numerous illustrations including colour. Covers pineapple houses, doocots, gatehouses, gazebos, summerhouses etc.
Published : Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh 1989, First Edition
Nd. c.1870? Consists of eleven paper covered booklets in good condition held loosely within the cloth hardcover binding for this series (Vere Foster's Drawing Series - IV). The binding is a little marked and faded on the back cover. The booklets each have a sepia plate and a water-colour plate and three pages of text. There were 12 booklets in the series. 11 are present here, L10 being missing.
Published : Marcus Ward, London,
4to. Softback. 95pp. 63 illustrations mostly in colour. A catalogue to accompany an exhibition of watercolours, drawings and prints by Scottish artists from 1700 to 1990.
Published : National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh 1993, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Inscribed presentation copy from Aldo Cortina. 116 pages. A book of colour plates of Cortina's paintings with a short Introduction in Italian.
Published : Edizioni Martello, Milan 1981, First Edition
Hardback. Large 4to. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is a little chipped and torn at the edges. 48 pages. 16 tipped-in colour plates. Black and white illustrations. Text in French.
Published : Editions Hyperion, Paris 1946,
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 143 pages. Illustrates in colour 120 Chinese paintings by 55 artists. Includes brief biographies of the artists. Text in Chinese and English.
Published : The Chinese University Press, Hong Kong 1986, First Edition
Hardback. This is a bound copy of two papers read before the Archaeological Institute in Edinburgh in July 1856 and probably dates from shotly after that time. Maroon boards with black leather spine lettered in gilt. Horizontal crease across rear board. Pencilled inscription on front fixed end-paper reads "Bought by me at sale of the Powfoulis library." 36 pages. Illustrated. A good copy.
Published : Privately Published,
Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Some wear to spine ends and edges. Ownership inscription and blind stamp on front end-paper. Pp.xvi,242. Frontispiece and 268 illustrations. A ground-breaking study of the methods employed in the construction of stone buildings in ancient Egypt.
Published : Oxford University Press/ Humphrey Milford, London 1930, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper. Numerous illustrations including many in colour. Published on the occasion of a London exhibition of Chagall's work.
Published : Merrell Holberton, London 1998, First Edition
4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 200pp. 14 colour plates. 140 monochrome plates.
Published : Thames & Hudson, London 1979, First Edition
Softback. A fine copy. 112 pages. 95 figures including many in colour. Published to accompany an exhibition in the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.
Published : Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh 2001, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. Would be a fine copy in a very good dustwrapper except that a previous owner has sellotaped the edges of the wrapper to the book. 293 pages. 255 illustrations of which 50 are in colour. Accompanying an exhibition, the book "explores the radiant paintings and newly discovered drawings created during a pivotal phase of the French artist's career - his two visits to Tangier in early 1912 and in the winter of 1912-1913."
Published : Thames & Hudson Ltd 1990, First Edition
4to. A very good copy. A little fading to covers. Spine a little slanted. Softcover. 208pp. Many illustrations including colour. An Exhibition catalogue.
Published : Trustees of the National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh 1997, First Edition
Hardback. Large 4to. A near fine copy. Very small ownership label on front fixed end-paper. In a fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Pp.xi,244. Numerous illustrations with many in colour. This volume accompanied an exhibition of Victorian art collected by Thomas Holloway.
Published : Art Services International, Alexandria, Virginia 2008, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in white. Patches of fading at top of rear board. Boards now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Top edge gilt. Hinges tender. Pp.xvi,520 + 40pp publisher's catalogue dated July 1907. Numerous illustrations.
Published : Methuen & Co, London 1907, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in decorated blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Gift inscription. Coloured illustrations (not from this book) pasted onto front end-paper. Pp.xix,216 + 4pp adverts. 73 colour illustrations. 20 full-page black and white illustrations + illustrations in text. A biography of a much-loved 19th century English artist.
Published : A & C Black, London 1906, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has a little wear at the spine ends. Ownership inscription. 192pp. 91 plates. This edition is revised and has new illustrations.
Published : Oriel Press 1967, Second Edition
Hardback. Square 4to. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 101 pages. A series of attractive paintings, mostly in colour with accompanying text in English, Chinese and Italian. Paintings mostly, but not exclusively, of churches.
Published : Linking Publishing Co., Taipei 2003, First Edition
Hardback. Square 4to. A very good copy in a complete and untorn dustwrapper which is a little faded on the spine. Inscribed by the artist. Gift inscription by two others. 101 pages. Numerous, mainly colour, illustrations accompanied by text in Italian, English and Chinese.
Published : Linking Publishing Co., Taipei 2005, First Edition
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Possible inscription from the author - "To Charles, Best Wishes, David." 328 pages. Numerous black and white illustrations. Front end-paper map. Rear end-paper colour illustration. This is a history of the architectural practice of John Honeyman and Keppie (now Keppie Design) of which Charles Rennie MacKintosh was at one time the thid partner.
Published : Stenlake Publishing 2004, First Edition
Hardbacks. 4to. A very good three volume set. Vols. 2 & 3 are first editions (1968 and 1969) each limited to 1000 copies. Vol. 1 is the 1971 second edition. Each vol. has the previous owner's ex libris plate and sellotape traces to the end-papers. otherwise a nice clean set with numewrous illustrations. The second edition of Vol. 1 has a number of changed plates, numerous additions to the "Notes on Further Painters" and a catalogue of the "Rope Papers." [Please note this heavy set will require additional postage].
Published : Eastbourne Fine Art,
4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is a little browned on spine. 111pp + 41 plates at end. Also tipped-in colour frontispiece and 3 other colour and 28 black and white plates in text. The illustrations cover almost the complete known work of Vermeer.
Published : B. T. Batsford Ltd, London 1948, First UK Edition
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xxxii,475. Numerous illustrations and maps with some in colour. Described as "a stunning visual record of contemporary images of Scotland's towns and townspeople before photography." [Please note this is a very heavy book which will require extra postage.].
Published : Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Edinburgh 2013, First Edition
Hardback. Large 4to. A very good copy in publisher's light blue cloth with title in white on front board and on spine.No inscriptions. Many coloured illustrations throughout. 224 pages. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. Dali was one of the century's greatest exhibitionists and eccentrics and was rewarded with fierce controversy wherever he went.
Published : Taschen 1998,
Hardback. Oblong 8vo. A very good copy. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Text block attached at rear hinge only (as intended with this book). 109 pages. 44 illustrations including colour. Loosely inserted is a Christmas card showing a Gillies painting and with the hand-written words "Christmas Greetings from Bill Gillies".
Published : Edinburgh University Press 1974, First Edition
4to. A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper, all in a very good slip-case. 220 pages. Many fine full-page plates including tipped-in colour plates.
Published : Editions D'Art Albert Skira, Geneva 1966, First Edition
Hardback. Large 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Inscribed presentation copy from the author to Sol Littman "whose comments enliven, brighten and inform the Canadian art scene." 175 pages. 92 colour illustrations. 23 black and white illustrations. "Here, for the first time, is a volume that presents a cross section of the work of Canada's high realists--".
Published : Clarke,Irwin & Co., Toronto and Vancouver 1974, First Edition
4to. A very good copy in a dustwrapper missing a piece at the foot of the spine and with a few other chips and tears. Small ownership inscription on front end-paper. 29pp + 62 plates each with explanatory caption which show the structural and decorative possibilities of glass.
Published : Charles Scribner's Sons, New York and London 1937, First Edition
Small folio. A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. Hardback. Previous owner's name and address label on front end-paper. 248pp. 190 illustrations many in colour. A nice copy of an impressive exhibiton catalogue.
Published : Tate Gallery, London 1984, First Edition
Softback. 4to. A very good copy. Bookplate. 294 pages. Numerous colour and black and white illustrations. Published to celebrate the first major exhibition of Wright's work at the Tate Gallery, London, in Paris and in New York.
Published : Tate Gallery, London 1990, First Edition
Hardback. Nd but probably 1st edition of 1902. A good copy in green cloth letterd in gilt on the spine. Top edge gilt. Board tips a little bumped. No ownership inscription. Some browning/foxing to end-papers. Pp.xviii,,314 + one page adverts. Frontispiece and eight plates. Preface by Edward Martyn. Includes eccleasiastical architecture, sculpture, stained glass etc.
Published : Sealy, Briers & Walker, Dublin,
Softback. 4to. A near fine copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 135 pages. 32 colour plates. Many black and white illustrations. McTaggart was one of Scotland's finest landscape painters. This book was published to coincide with an exhibition of his work at the Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh.
Published : National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh 1989, First Edition
Softback. 4to. A near fine copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. 135 pages. 32 colour plates. Frontispiece and black and white illustrations. A book published to coincide with an exhibition of McTaggart's works in Edinburgh.
Published : National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh 1989, First Edition
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