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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
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,
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
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
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
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,
Softback. A very good copy. A nice clean copy with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.vii,23 + 205 illustrations with accompanying text. In the 1890s Glasgow was one of the centres of the European Arts and Crafts Movement. "This book ----is the most complete record ever produced of an episode in 20th century art history whose importance and influence is being increasingly appreciated."
Published : Astragal Books, London 1980, First Softback Edition
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
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,
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
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 141 pages. Illustrtated throughout in colour and black and white. Includes a piece "Working with Printers" by John Piper and extracts from his writings. There are 8 indices and a list of subscribers. The book "presents for the first time a complete catalogue of Piper's etchings, aquatints, wood engravings, lithographs and screenprints" with each catalogue entry including detailed information about the work described.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1987, First Edition
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
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
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
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
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
Hardback. A very good copy in the original reddish-brown boards which are lettered in gilt. Small book-plate. Not foxed. Pp.xi,,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
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Pp.xxii,217. 178 illustrations. The first book to be written on Scottish country houses of the 17th and 18th centuries and their architects and "the first integrated history of country house architecture."
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1987, First Edition
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
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
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
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which is a little sunned on the spine. 208 pages. Frontispiece and 211 plates mostly in colour. The story of modern Scottish painting and sculpture. This updated edition appears to be les common than the first edition.
Published : Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh 2001, New Updated Edition
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing or other internal marking. 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
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
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
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
Hardback. A near fine copy in tartan covers lettered in black on white title-pieces on the spine and upper board. This is number 156 of an edition limited to 475 copies. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 84 pages. Sketches by Millais on most pages.Loosely laid in is a compliment slip signed by the publisher. Millais holidayed with John Ruskin and Ruskin's wife Effie at Brig O' Turk in 1853. Effie and Millais fell in love and after her marriage to Ruskin was annulled they married.
Published : Dalrymple Press, Westerham, Kent 1983, First Edition
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,
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
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 224 pages. 180 photographic illustrations by Jane Lidz of which 130 are in colour. The first systematic study of water as an architectural resource.
Published : Thames & Hudson, London 1994, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's turquoise cloth with title in red on spine. Minor bumping to lower board tips. Red endpapers. Gift inscription on front endpaper SIGNED by author. Profusely illustrated in colour and with many black and white photographs of Noel Coward. 80 pages. Very good illustrated dustwrapper, which is not price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Phaidon-Christie's Ltd, Oxford 1988, First Edition
4to. A very good copy. Paperback. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. Pp.xiv,306. Numerous illustrations including colour. A biography of the artists, Ronald and Fanny McIan, the former of whom became famous for his depictions of Highland dress.
Published : The Book Guild 2001, First Edition
Softback. A fine copy. Inscribed presentation copy from the editor. Pp.xxiii,182. Black and white illustrations. Four family trees. Cadenhead was a Scottish landscape and portrait painter. " |n these letters, James gives a vivid and lively account of his life as a young artist training in Edinburgh and Paris in the late nineteenth century. They are full of joie de vivre, with an artist's eye for detail and with some amusing sketches."
Published : Alison Mowat 2013, First Edition
Large 4to. A very good copy in a reasonable dustwrapper which is edge-worn, chipped at spine ends and on rear panel and with a few tears. This is number 858 of 1500 copies. Pp.xv, 22, + 103 plates of which 47 are tissue guarded tipped-in colour plates.
Published : The Studio, London 1923, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which shows a little wear at spine ends. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 160 pages. Numerous illustrations including many in colour.
Published : Victor Gollancz, London 1980, First Edition
4to. A very good copy of this exhibition catalogue in linen covered red wraps decorated in black and lettered in gilt. 216pp. Numerous illustrations in both colour and black and white.
Published : Royal Academy Of Arts, London 1985, First Edition
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