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Halsby Julian and Harris Paul (Editors) - The Dictionary of Scottish Painters, 1600 to the Present

Softback. 4to. A fine copy. 242 pages. Many colour and black and white illustrations. An alphabetically arranged reference work outlinig the careers of Scottish painters.
Published : Canongate, Edinburgh 1998, Second Edition
£10.00

Halsby, Julian and Harris, Paul - The Dictionary of Scottish Painters, 1600 to the Present

Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 242 pages. Numerous illustrations mostly in colour. Contains entries on 2000 painters who have worked in Scotland.
Published : Canongate, Edinburgh 1998, Second Edition
£15.00

Hamilton Alec - Charles Spooner (1862-1938) Arts & Crafts Architect

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Pp.xiv,306. Numerous illustrations with many in colour. This is the first study of Spooner, an arts and crafts architect of churches, church furnishings, houses and furniture.
Published : Shaun Tyas, Donington 2012, First Edition
£38.00

Hardie William - Scottish Painting 1837-1939

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper with a closed edge tear. Sellotape marks on corners of end-papers. 112pp. 124 illustrations including colour.
Published : Studio Vista, London 1976, First Edition
£13.00

Harkess Claire - St Kilda

A very good copy in card covers. This is a 48 page exhibition catalogue of paintings by Claire Harkess of the scenery and bird life of St. Kilda. Foreword by Louise Johnstone.
Published : Plockton Gallery 2007, First Edition
£20.00

Harris, Paul; Halsby, Julian - The Dictionary of Scottish Painters 1600-1960

Hardback. 4to. A good copy in a good, slightly chipped, dustwrapper. The book is a little "skewed" but is otherwise sound. Not foxed and no ownership inscription. Pp.xii,236. More than 300 illustrations mostly in colour. Contains entries on some 2000 painters who have worked in Scotland.
Published : Canongate, Edinburgh 1990, First Edition
£10.00

Hatcher Jane - Richmondshire Architecture

Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.viii,271. Numerous illustrations. Map end-papers. "The discriminating eye of an architectural historian is cast over each of the 101 civil parishes in Richmondshire, arranged so as to form a gazetteer and historical guide, with many illustrations of this important and fascinating area."
Published : C. J. Hatcher, Richmond 1990, First Edition
£40.00

Hay D. R. - The Principles of Beauty in Colouring Systematized

Hardback. A good plus copy in beige cloth which shows some soiling especially to the upper board. Lettered in gilt on spine. Small ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.iv,72 + 14 hand coloured examples + 8pp publisher's adverts. There are some spots of foxing on the pages containing the coloured examples although not on the colouring itself. The book attempts to elucidate how nature affects us aesthetically "by pointing out the principles upon which the mind is gratified and refined through the organs of vision, by an operation of the laws of Nature with a further attempt to systematize these principles." David Ramsay Hay was a Scottish artist, interior decorator and colour theorist. He decorated Abbotsford for Sir Walter Scott and Holyroodhouse for Queen Victoria. He wrote a number of works on colour harmony and beauty.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1845, First Edition
£540.00

Hay George - Architecture of Scotland

A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which is a little soiled on the rear panel. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. 96 pages. Illustrated throughout.
Published : Oriel Press 1977, Second Edition Revised and Enlarged
£7.00

Hay, George - The Architecture of Scottish Post-Reformation Churches

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a good dustwrapper with fairly minor wear and tear to the top edge. The wrapper, which is not price-clipped, is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Bookplate on front fixed end-paper. Pp.xvi,299, 47. Frontispiece. 46 plates at end. 60 figures in text. A highly regarded work which was the first to be published on Scottish post-Reformation church architecture. Includes an Inventory of churches arranged by county. Also considers in detail furniture, fittings and decorative features.
Published : Oxford University Press, London 1957, First Edition
£45.00

Haynes Nick - Perth & Kinross an Illustrated Architectural Guide

A fine copy. Paperback. 240 pages. Many illustrations including colour.
Published : The Rutland Press, Edinburgh 2000, First Edition
£10.00

Heckstall-Smith B. - Yachts & Yachting in Contemporary Art

4to. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine and upper board. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. Fairly extensive foxing but plates appear unaffected. Pp.xvi,48 + 103 plates including quite a number of tipped-in colour plates.
Published : The Studio, London 1925, First Edition
£60.00

Heller, Reinhold - Munch : His Life and Work

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. Ownership inscription. 240 pages. 180 illustrations including colour.
Published : John Murray, London 1984, First Edition
£6.00

Herries J. W. and Tudsbery Francis - The Robin Chapel of the Thistle Foundation

Hardback. This is no.49 of 300 copies. A near very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Spine a little faded. Top edge gilt. Smallish corner clipped from front end-paper. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Small tape marks to end-papers. Pp.xiv,133. Many illustrations. The story of a chapel built in Edinburgh by Sir Francis and Lady Tudsbery to commemorate their son, Robin, who was killed in the Second World War.
Published : The Thistle Trust, Edinburgh 1956, First Edition
£14.00

Hewlett Tom - Cadell: The Life and Works of a Scottish Colourist, 1883-1937

Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which has a little creasing at top of spine. 112 pages. Numerous colour illustrations including some full page. This is the first book to be devoted entirely to the life and work of Francis Cadell one of Scotland's most important and influential artists of the 20th century.
Published : Portland Gallery, London 1988, First Edition
£30.00

Hicks David - David Hicks on Decoration-5

Hardback. Large 4to. A very good copy with title in gold on front board and spine. Many coloured and black and white photographs. No inscriptions.168 pages. Good dustwrapper which has a piece missing (about 2 1/2 x 1 inches). The wrapper is not price-clipped and is now protected in a removable cover. In this book the author deals with all aspects of interior decoration and interior design.
Published : Britwell Books Ltd. 1972, First Edition
£80.00

Hodgson Pat - The War Illustrators

A very good copy in a near vg dustwrapper just a little worn at spine ends. 191pp. Numerous illustrations. The work of 60 war illustrators of the 19th century.
Published : Osprey, London 1977, First Edition
£5.00

Holme Charles (editor) - The "Old" Water Colour Society 1804 - 1904

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in light brown cloth lettered in gilt. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription. Moderate edge foxing. Pp.xlvi + 40 colour plates. Includes a chronological list of members and associates of the society.
Published : The Studio, London 1905, First Edition
£12.00

Honeyman T.J. - Three Scottish Colourists: S. J. Peploe; F. C. B. Cadell; Leslie Hunter

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has a couple of edge tears (one of which is two inches long) and some fading to the spine (although the lettering is clear). A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xi,132. 16 colour plates. 27 black and white plates. A "serious yet entertaining study" of the life and work of three Scottish artists whom the author knew intimately.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd, London 1950, First Edition
£25.00

Howard Deborah (Editor) - William Adam

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Hardback. Bookplate. 124pp. Illustrated. Articles on Adam by various authors. This is subtitled "Architectural Heritage 1" and is the journal of the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland.
Published : Edinburgh University Press 1990, First Edition
£16.00

Howard, Deborah - Scottish Architecture : Reformation to Restoration, 1560-1660

Hardback. Small 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xvi,270. Profusely illustrated. A volume in "The Architectural History of Scotland" series.
Published : Edinburgh University Press 1995, First Edition
£12.00

Hudson, Mike - Bicycle Planning : Policy and Practice

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. The boards have been laminated with a clear adhesive material. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.viii,135. Many illustrations. "Sets out a framework of practical low-cost methods for accomodating and encouraging cycling as an integral part of urban transport planning".
Published : The Architectural Press, London 1982, First Edition
£12.00

Huish Maurice B. - British Water-Colour Art

A near vg copy of the signed limited edition. This is no. 442 of 500 copies. Spine a bit dull with a small tear at top. Upper board slightly marked. Some foxing to tissue-guards but otherwise a lovely clean copy internally. 218pp. 62 full-page colour illustrations.
Published : Tfe Fine Art Society Adam and Charles Black, London 1904, First Edition
£65.00

Hunt, John Dixon - Nature Over Again : The Garden Art of Ian Hamilton Finlay

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 197 pages. 154 illustrations, mostly in colour. "Brings the work of this contemporary artist to vivid life, making it an essential read for landscape designers, historians and horticulturists alike."
Published : Reaktion Books, London 2008, First Edition
£25.00

Hutcheon Robin - Chinnery the Man and the Legend

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a good plus dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear and tear. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xii,180. Many illustrations including 16 colour plates. Full-page map. A biography of the British artist who spent much of his life in China and India. Includes a chapter on Chinnery's shorthand by Geoffrey W. Bonsall.
Published : Soth China Morning Post, Hongkong 1975, First Edition
£10.00

Ireland Stanley and Bechoefer William (Editors) - The Ottoman House: Papers from the Amasya Symposium, 24-27 September 1996 (British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara Monograph)

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in laminated boards. 133 pages + plates at end. Numerous figures. Map. A little ink writing on four pages. Papers on traditional Ottoman domestic architecture.
Published : British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara 1998, First Edition
£12.00

Irwin, David and Francina - Scottish Painters: At Home and Abroad 1700-1900

Hardback. A near very good copy in blue cloth lettered in silver. Boards a little marked. Lacks dustwrapper. 508 pages + 208 black and white illustrations at the end. 8 colour plates. 13 figures in the text. An attempt " to re-set Scottish painting in its broader context of British and European art."
Published : Faber and Faber, London 1975, First Edition
£25.00

Jackson F. Hamilton - Mural Painting

Hardback. A good plus copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Some marks on rear board. Pp.xviii,180. Many illustrations. A volume in the "Handbook for the Designer and Craftsman " series.
Published : Sands & Co, London 1904, First Edition
£10.00

Jaki, Stanley L. (Selected and Introduced by) - The Physicist as Artist: The Landscapes of Pierre Duhem

Hardback. Large 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. Ownership inscription on front free end-paper. 188 pages. 10 colour plates + colour illustration on dustjacket. 235 black and white illustrations.
Published : Scottish Academic Press Ltd, Edinburgh 1988, First Edition
£35.00

Kennedy Declan and Kennedy Margrit I. - The Inner City

Oblong 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. 228pp. Numerous illustrations. Considers the difficulties of inner city architecture. This is Architects Year Book 14.
Published : Paul Elek, London 1974, First Edition
£10.00

Keppie L.J.F. And Arnold Beverly J. - Corpus of Sculpture of the Roman World Great Britain Volume 1 Fascicule 4 Scotland

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper with one small tear. 68pp + 42 plates. The book describes 170 items of scuptured material from Roman military sites in Scotland.
Published : Published for the British Academy By the Oxford University Press 1984, First Edition
£15.00

Keynes Geoffrey (Introduction and commentary) - William Blake's Water-Colour Designs for the Poems of Thomas Gray

4to. A very good copy in a very good price-clipped dustwrapper. Gift inscription. Pp.xx,72 + 116 designs in monochrome at end. 16 colour plates.
Published : Eyre Methuen, London 1972,
£18.00

Klanten Robert and Feireiss Lukas (Editors) - Beyond Architecture : Imaginative Buildings and Fictional Cities

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 208 pages. Numerous illustrations, many in colour. Described as "the first publication of its kind to document the creative exploration of architecture and urban propositions in the contemporary arts." It features work by more than 100 artists. [This is a heavy book which may incur extra postage for an overseas order].
Published : Gestalten, Berlin 2009, First Edition
£34.00

Knutsson, Bo - Swedish Art in Glass 1900-1990: An Important Private Collection

Softback. Oblong 8vo. A very good copy. Text in English and Japanese. Unpaginated. Comprises a short introduction followed by 138 examples illustrated in colour with a brief description of each.
Published : Knuttson Art and Antiques, Vanersborg, Sweden 1991, First Edition
£45.00

Koot Ton - On the Canals of Amsterdam

Illustrated by Willem G. Hofker.
Folio. A very good copy in soft brown leather in a very good dustwrapper which in turn is protected by a glacine wrapper which has a few tears. 103pp. A book of drawings of the canals and buildings of Amsterdam.
Published : Uitgeverij Nijgh & Van Ditmar, The Hague/Rotterdam, Second Edition
£18.00

Lambotte, Sir Paul (Edited By Geoffrey Holme) - Flemish Painting Before the Eighteenth Century

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. In a fair dustwrapper which has some largeish chips and some staining at the foot of the rear panel. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. No ownership inscription. Pp.vii,48 + 90 plates at end including 8 in colour.
Published : The Studio, London 1927, First Edition
£18.00

Larner Gerald and Larner Celia - The Glasgow Style

Softback. A very good copy. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.vii,23 + 205 black and white illustrations. Examines the work of several Glasgow artists who formed parrt of the Artts and Crafts Movement of the early 20th century.
Published : Astragal Books, London 1980,
£10.00

Lavender David - The Monarchy in Portrait Miniatures from Elizabeth I to Queen Victoria

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a dustwrapper which is complete and untorn but showing fading round the edges. Bookplate. 112 portrait miniatures illustrated in colour mostly actual size. An exhibition catalogue.
Published : D.S. Lavender (Antiques) Ltd, London 1993, First Edition
£12.00

Leask Harold G. - Irish Churches and Monastic Buildings [Three Volume Set]

Hardbacks. The full three volume set in black cloth lettered in gilt. Volume I, "The First Phases and the Romaesque," is the first edition of 1955 and is a good copy with (damp?) fading to the edges of the boards. Ownership inscription. Upper board tips a little bumped. 173 pages. Frontispiece and 20 plates + 100 other illustrations. Volume 2, "Gothic Architecture to 1400,"is the third impression of 1990 and is a very good, bright, copy without ownership inscription or foxing. 162 pages. Frontispiece and 28 plates + 77 other illustrations. Volume 3, "Medieval Gothic The Last Phases,"is a 1985 reprint and is a very good, bright, copy without ownership inscription or foxing. 190 pages. Frontispiece and 29 plates + 81 other illustrations. A definitive work on early and medieval Irish ecclesiastical architecture.
Published : Dundalgan Press (W. Tempest) Ltd, Dundalk,
£60.00

Levey Michael - Painting in XVIII Century Venice

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper with minor edge tears. 225pp. 115 illustrations including 8 in colour.
Published : Phaidon, London 1959, First Edition
£5.00

Lewis Frank - A Dictionary of British Bird Painters

Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a near very good dustwrapper which has a small chip/tear at the head of the spine. 47 pages text + 53 plates at end.
Published : F. Lewis, Leigh-On-Sea 1974, First Edition
£15.00

Lindsay Ruby - The Drawings of Ruby Lind. (Mrs. Will. Dyson)

Hardback. 4to. A good plus copy with cream cloth spine lettered in gilt and brown paper-covered boards lettered in gilt on the upper board. Lower board a little marked. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 51 pages including four-page introduction to the artist. Tipped-in frontispiece of Ruby Lind. Illustration to title page and contents page + 20 full-page illustrations including 3 in colour. The last ten illustrations have titled tissue-guards. The first ten are titled at the foot of the illustration. Ruby Lind (or Lindsay) was an Australian illustrator and artist who died in the Spanish flu pandemic just after the end of the First World War. This book was published as a tribute to her. Photographs available on request.
Published : Cecil Palmer, London 1920, First Edition
£380.00

Lindsay, Maurice - Robin Philipson

Hardback. Oblong 8vo. A very good copy. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 79 pages. 40 illustrations including colour. This is number six in the "Modern Scottish Painters" series.
Published : Edinburgh University Press 1976, First Edition
£15.00

Lister Raymond - The British Miniature

4to. A very good copy in a good, practically complete, dustwrapper which is a little worn and torn at the edges. Pp114 + 68 plates. colour frontispiece. An authoritative handbook on miniature painting.
Published : Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd., London 1951, First Edition
£10.00

Long Philip - Elizabeth Blackadder

Softback. A very good copy. A clean copy with no internal markings. 111 pages. Numerous colour illustrations throughout. This is the catalogue for an exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh.
Published : Trustees Of the National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh 2011, First Edition
£12.00

Lonsdale Henry - The Life and Works of Musgrave Lewthwaite Watson, Sculptor

Hardback. A very good copy in the original reddish-brown boards which are lettered in gilt. Small book-plate. Not foxed. Pp.xi,[1],244. 12 photographic illustrations + tailpieces. A study of the life and work of an early 19th century English sculptor.
Published : George Routledge and Sons, London 1866, First Edition
£50.00

Macaulay, James - The Classical Country House in Scotland, 1660-1800

Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. Light foxing to top edge. Pp.xxii,217. 178 illustrations. A well-regarded study, based on extensive research over a number of years, of the fine classical country houses of Scotland of the 17th and 18th centuries.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1987, First Edition
£24.00