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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

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
£50.00

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

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

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

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

Mackintosh Donald J. - Construction, Equipment and Management of a General Hospital

Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth which shows some fading to the front board. Ownership inscription on front free end-paper. Pp.xiii,164 + 28pp advertisements. 52 illustrations. 17 folding plans
Published : William Hodge & Co, Edinburgh 1916, Second Edition
£20.00

MacMillan Duncan - Scotland's Shrine : The Scottish National War Memorial

Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Signed by the author. 192 pages. 152 illustrations including many colour photographs by Antonia Reeve.
Published : Lund Humphries, Farnham 2014, First Edition
£28.00

Macmillan, Duncan - Elizabeth Blackadder

Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 128 pages. 71 colour illustrations. A study of one of the best known and most respected modern Britsh artists and the first woman to be elected to both the Royal Scottish Academy and the Royal Academy.
Published : Scolar Press, Aldershot 1999, First Edition
£17.00

MacMillan, Duncan - Scottish Art 1460-1990

Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. 432 pages. 347 plates including many in colour. A standard and highly regarded work on Scottish art.
Published : Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh 1990, First Edition
£20.00

Markus Thomas A. (Editor) - Order in Space and Society: Architectural Form and Its Context in the Scottish Enlightenment

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A nice clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 322 pages. Numerous illustrations. "These essays examine the role of architecture and planning as integral components of the social order of late eighteenth and early nineteenth century Scotland. "
Published : Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh 1982, First Edition
£12.00

Martin David - The Glasgow School of Painting

Hardback. A good copy in grey paper-covered boards with cream cloth spine lettered and decorated in red. Spine a bit marked. Some rubbing to fore-edge of upper board. A very good copy internally. Some browning to end-papers but not foxed and no ownership inscription. Pp.xxiii,73 + 58 pages of illustrations. Introduction by Francis H. Newbery. Chapters on D.Y Cameron, James Guthrie, E.A. Hornel, John Lavery, E.A. Walton etc.
Published : George Bell & Sons, London 1902, Reprint
£24.00

Maspero, Sir Gaston - Egyptian Art

A good plus copy in decorated dark blue cloth. A little wear at spine ends. Top edge gilt. Ownership inscription. 223 pages. 107 illustrations. This is a collection of essays written over a period of more than thirty years.
Published : T. Fisher Unwin, London 1913, First Edition
£25.00

Masson Alastair H. B. - Portraits Paintings & Busts in the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

4to. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. All edges gilt. Pp.xxi,244. Full colour illustrations of the collection. Many of the paintings in the collection date from the early 18th century and most are of surgeons. Biographical notes are included. A handsome book.
Published : The Royal College Of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1995, First Edition
£18.00

Mayer Dorothy Moulton - Angelica Kauffmann, R.A. 1741-1807

Hardback. Lacks front end-paper but otherwise a very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. Bookshop labels on inner front flap of wrapper and front fixed end-paper. Internally clean without foxing or ownership inscription. 192 pages. 14 colour illustrations. 64 black and white illustrations. A biography of the late 18th century neo-classical artist.
Published : Colin Smythe Ltd., Gerrards Cross 1972, First Edition
£7.00

Mayeux Henri - A Manual of Decorative Composition for Designers, Decorators, Architects and Industrial Artists

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth with decorated upper board. Ownership inscription on front fixed end-paper. Some edge foxing. Pp.ix,310. 267 engravings. A treatise on decorative or ornamental art.
Published : J.S. Virtue & Co, London 1889, First Edition
£18.00

McAllister Isabel - Alfred Gilbert

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy. Some fading to spine ends and some darkening at head of upper board. In a rather poor dustwrapper which is chipped to the spine ends and with chips and tears elsewhere. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Some light end-paper foxing but no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xii,236. 40 plates. A biography of the late 19th/early 20th century sculptor.
Published : A & C Black, London 1929, First Edition
£30.00

McCartney, Paul; Clarke Brian et al - Paul McCartney: Paintings

Hardback. Large 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 146 pages. Numerous colour illustrations of paintings. Photographs by Linda McCartney. Includes a collection of essays on McCartney together with an interview with him.
Published : Little, Brown and Company 2000, First Edition
£10.00

McConkey, Kenneth - A Free Spirit : Irish Art, 1860-1960

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 228 pages. 116 colour plates. 61 black and white plates. Described as "the first complete study of the renaissance of the visual arts in Ireland.
Published : Antique Collectors' Club, London 1990, First Edition
£25.00

McCulloch Ian - The Artist in His World: Prints 1986-1997 with Eight Descriptive Poems By Alasdair Gray

4to. A fine copy in a near-fine dustwrapper which is now protected. 112pp. The book consists of prints, some in colour, by McCulloch accompanied by 8 descriptive poems by Alasdair Gray.
Published : Argyll Publishing 1998, First Edition
£8.00

McDonald, Roxana - The Fireplace Book

Softback. A very good copy. Pp.viii,160. Many illustrations and diagrams. Traces the development of the fireplace and gives specific practical advice on the restoration of chimney stacks and fireplaces.
Published : The Architectural Press, London 1984, First Edition
£15.00

McKay William D. - The Scottish School of Painting

A very good copy in light brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. Pp.xii,369. Profusely illustrated.
Published : Duckworth, London 1911, Reprint
£10.00

McKerrow, Mary - The Faeds: A Biography

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Signed by the author on the title page. Previous owner's inscription on half-title. Pp.xviii,158. Numerous illustrations. The story of a talented Scottish family of Victorian artists. Includes a bibliography, a catalogue of major Faed works and a list of Faed pictures in permanent collections.
Published : Canongate, Edinburgh 1982, First Edition
£35.00

McNicol, Judith - Images of an Inner Journey: Drawings by Judith McNicol

Softback. Oblong 4to. A very good copy. Cover a little creased. Red ink mark at top right-hand corner of title page. Limited edition. This is no. 23 of 100 copies and is signed by the artist. Introduction by Gerard Sendrey. Note about the drawings by the artist. 48 full-page drawings. Very detailed and striking drawings, mostly indian ink on paper. Described in the Introduction as "strong and original work."
Published : Bumblebee Press, Edinburgh 1998, First Edition
£50.00

McWilliam Colin - The Buildings of Scotland: Lothian Except Edinburgh

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper with one small chip. The dustwrapper is not price-clipped and is now protected. 523pp. 116 illustrations. Describes all buildings of note in Lothian.
Published : Penguin Books 1978, First Edition
£14.00

Metcalf, Priscilla - The Halls of the Fishmongers' Company : An Architectural History of a Riverside Site

Hardback. A near very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper. Superficial damp-staining at foot of rear board. Two ownership inscriptions on front end-paper. Pp.xi,214. Frontispiece and 24 plates. The first serious architectural history of a London livery company.
Published : Phillimore, London 1977, First Edition
£12.00

Millais John Guille - The Life and Letters of John Everett Millais

Hardback. A near very good two volume set in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Gilt decoration to front board and spine. Top edge gilt. Bookplate in each volume. Some foxing to end-papers. Volume I is the second edirion of 1900. Volume II is the first edition of 1899. Volume I,pp.xvi,446. Volume II,pp.xi,511. Numerous illustrations. There is interesting ink writing on the front end-paper of Volume I including a reproduction of Millais' last note to Sir George Reid, under which is written in ink "This letter I saw pasted in the back of a photograph of Sir John Millais in Sir G. Reid's house. The hand writing was shaky, the writing of a man very ill".
Published : Methuen, London 1900,
£45.00

Monkhouse Cosmo - British Contemporary Artists

4to. A very good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Gilt logo of Fettes College on upper board and prize label from Fettes on front paste-down. Top edge gilt. Pp.xxi,267. Many illustrations. Chapters on Watts, Millais, Stretton, Burne-Jones, Orchardson, Alma-Tadema and Poynter.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1899, First Edition
£30.00