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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
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
4to. Dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Has the appearance of a very good copy but with a small paper label on the spine and lacking the front end-paper. A little foxing. Pp.xii,108. 55 plates.
Published : Ed. J. Burrow & Co., London 1926, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected by a clear, loose, wrapper. No foxing or ownership inscription. 116pp. 45 plates. 4 line illustrations. Deals with the effect on the physical environment of ideas prevailing at different times in history.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1972, First Edition
Softback. 4to. A very good copy. No ownership inscription or other marking. 132 pages. Numerous colour illustrations. This is the catalogue for an exhibition of Scottish art from the 17th century onwards timed to coincide with the opening of the Scottish Parliament.
Published : City of Edinburgh Museums and Galleries 1999, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper which has one small edge tear. 264 pages. Numerous, mostly full-page, colour illustrations. These views of Edo (now Tokyo) in the early-mid-19th century "rank highly amongst the most famous Japanese artistic productions of all time."
Published : Parkstone Press , Bournemouth 1997, First Edition
A near vg copy in original green cloth lettered in gilt. Gift inscription on half-title. 526pp +adverts. Contains several essays on art and sculpture together with two essays on India ("Our Indian Empire", 72pp and "India: its Castes and Creeds, 100pp.), an essay on "The National Life of China", 84pp, and various others.
Published : William Blackwood, Edinburgh 1862, First Edition
4to. Hardbacks. A good two volume set in decorated blue cloth which is lettered in gilt on the spine and in white on the upper board. Spines a little dull. Ownership inscription. Partly unopened. Vol.1,pp.xiv,370. 7 plates (including 2 folding), 253 figures. 3 tailpieces. Vol. 11, pp.x,294. 1 folding plate. 141 figures. 10 tailpieces. Translated from the French and edited by I. Gonino.
Published : Chapman and Hall, London 1890, First English Edition
4to. A very good copy in a price-clipped but otherwise complete dustwrapper with a number of edge tears. 146pp. Many illustrations. An introductory guide to Scottish architecture.
Published : Longman, London 1971, First Edition
4to. A very good copy in a good, complete, dustwrapper which is now protected. The first few pages are a little creased. 146pp. Many illustrations.
Published : Longman, London 1971, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a just about good dustwrapper which has chips in the rear panel and at the top of the spine. Ownership inscription on front fixed end-paper. 453 pages + one page Addenda. Illustrations. Maps.
Published : Penguin Books 1954, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Bookplate. 184 pages. 36 colour plates. 100 black and white illustrations. A study of the fascinating early Victorian artist, William Mulready 1786-1863, this book was published to accompany an exhibition of his works.
Published : Victoria and Albert Museum, London 1986, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 51 pages of text + 64 plates. "This is the first study to be undertaken in this country of Henry Fuseli's drawings in England."
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1951, First Edition
Hardback. A good plus copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt. Two smallish marks on spine. A very good copy internally. No ownership inscription. Pp.xviii,326. Portrait frontispiece. This edition contains two additional papers.
Published : Chapman and Hall, London 1897, Fourth and Enlarged Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xvi,129 + 55 plates at end. 42 figures in text. Frontispiece. The collection bequeathed was mainly bronzes and arms, enamels, glass and majolica, crystal and other cups, jewels, silver plate and carvings.
Published : Trustees of the British Museum, London 1902, First Edition
4to. A good copy in a poor dustwrapper. A little foxing. 160pp. contains 51 plates of plans of different types of buildings in all parts of Europe and America.
Published : Ernest Benn Ltd, London 1931, First Edition
Hardback. A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper. Pp.xxix,290. 10 illustrations. "Contains a total of 308 letters by the artist to friends, family and patrons, all of which are accompanied by detailed notes to identify the recipient and illuminate the text."
Published : Yale University Press 2000, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. A lovely clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xxii,275 + 80 black and white plates at end. 12 colour plates of which 8 are tipped-in. 136 figures in text. Facsimile of mosaic floor in rear pocket. A fine book by the specialists under Professor Talbot Rice who spent seven years from 1957 to 1964 examining, excavating and restoring the church and its paintings and sculptures. Chapters on the church's architecture, sculpture, paintings, mosaic floor etc.
Published : Edinburgh University Press 1968, First Edition
4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 208pp + index. Profusely illustrated. Deals with the work in architecture and design of exponents of Art Nouveau.
Published : Architectural Press 1973, First Edition
A very good copy in original brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. 662pp of which pps. 368-662 comprise illustrations. This is an analysis of the main factors which govern architecture and a study of the basic laws of architectural design.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1946, Revised Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 34 pages. 12 tipped-in colour illustrations. Errata slip tipped-in to title page.
Published : F. Lewis, Leigh-On-Sea 1944, First Edition
4to. A very good copy. Some light fore-edge foxing. 150pp. Illustrated by the author with 11 fine colour plates and 23 black and white plates.
Published : Eyre & Spottiswoode, London 1931, First Edition
4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Ownership inscription partly hidden by inner flap of wrapper. 485pp. Provides a comlete list of the exhibited works by Raeburn and by academicians, associates and hon. members, giving details of those works in public galleries.
Published : Kingsmead Reprints, Bath 1975, Reprint
Hardback. A very good copy. In a good dustwrapper which has a smallish chip at head of spine and closed edge tears to spine ends. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Some browning to end-papers and a little foxing. No ownership inscription. Pp.xlix,259. Contains, in chronological order. details of 439 etchings by Cameron of which 431 are illustrated
Published : James Maclehose & Sons, Glasgow 1912, First Edition
Softback. A near fine copy. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 120 pages. Numerous illustrations with many full-page and in colour. This is a catalogue published to accompany an exhibition of Mackintosh's watercolour paintings executed in the south of France in the latter part of his life. "All the works Mackintosh is known to have completed in France are illustrated and are accompanied by photographs of the places he painted as well as extracts from his letters."
Published : National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh 2005, First Edition
Softback. A very good copy. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.vii,127. Many illustrations. A study of a 20th century Glasgow architect. Quite a difficult book to find.
Published : Privately Published, Glasgow 1986, First Edition
Softback. 4to. A fine copy. 80 pages. Numerous colour and black and white illustrations throughout. An exhibition catalogue.
Published : Marcrosen Fine Art Ltd, New York 2002, First Edition
A very good copy. Paperback. 216pp. 150 illustrations including 40 in colour. Essays examining the work produced by Kauffman during her 15 years in England and the work she produced in Italy for British clients.
Published : Reaktion Books, Brighton 1992, First Edition
Hardback. Small 4to. A good copy in the original dark brown blind-stamped cloth. Showing some wear at spine ends and with a three inch tear at join of spine and upper board. Ownership inscription on half-title and quite faint stamp (of a church) on title page. Top edge gilt. Pp.viii,,205 + publisher's catalogue at rear. 14 plates.
Published : Smith Elder & Co, London 1849, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A good copy in the original blue- grey boards lettered in black on upper board and with printed title-piece to spine. Spine darkened and with some chipping to edges (which is common with this book). A nice copy internally with little foxing. Two small ex libris plates on front end-paper. Pp.xii,,222. 14 full-page tissue-guarded plates. This edition has a new preface by Ruskin and some short notes have been added to the text.
Published : George Allen, Sunnyside, Orpington, Kent 1880, New Edition
Softback. 4to. A very good copy. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. 152 pages. Numerous illustrations including colour. An exhibition catalogue.
Published : The Tate Gallery, London 1983, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in the original cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Bevelled edges.The original tissue-paper wrapper still present although a bit torn. Patterned end-papers. A nice clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.vi,42 + 40 tipped-in colour plates.
Published : "The Studio", London 1909, First Edition
A very good copy. Softcover. 134 pages. Many illustrations including colour. An all-round picture of Adam's career which focusses on his relationship with his native Scotland.
Published : HMSO, Edinburgh 1993, Reprint
Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xx,191.Frontispiece and 318 illustrations. 126 figures. Sir Robert Lorimer was a leading Scottish architect of the early 20th century. "This new and definitive study is the first book for more than forty years to del with the work of Lorimer and the talented group of artists and craftsmen gathered around him."
Published : Paul Harris Publishing, Edinburgh 1980, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. 392 pages. 380 illustrations of which 252 are in colour. A comprehensive analysis of one of the most exciting artists to emerge from Germany in the late 19th and early 20th century.
Published : Prestel, Munich and New York 1996, First Edition
Hardback. A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. Bookplate of David McClintock (one of the foremost plantsmen of his generation and President of the Botanical Society of the British Isles). Pp.vii,134. 64 beautiful colour plates of flowers on each right-hand page with commentary on the artist and painting on the left-hand page. The illustrations are taken from a selection of drawings of flowers held in the Fitzwilliam Museum. The book is arranged chronogically from the 15th century to the present day.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1997, First Edition
Large 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 126pp. 148 illustrations mainly in colour. Concentrates on railway posters of France, Britain and North America.
Published : Chartwell Books 1976, First Edition
Oblong folio. A very good copy in a complete dustwrapper with a substantial and internally repaired tear to the front cover. Unpaginated. Foreword by the Duke of Edinburgh. A collection, in colour, of Shepherd's paintings of African wildlife.
Published : Collins in Association with the Tryon Gallery, London 1969, First Edition
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