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Shepherd David - An Artist in Africa

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
£20.00

Shore B.C.G. - Stones of Britain a Pictorial Guide to Those in Charge of Valuable Buildings

A very good copy in a reasonable dustwrapper which has wear and tear at the edges and lacks a piece from the rear panel. Ownership inscription. Pp.xii,302. 168 plates. A book about the different kinds of building stone and their maintenance and repair.
Published : Leonard Hill (Books) Ltd., London 1957, First Edition
£30.00

Simpson W. Douglas - The Castle of Bergen and the Bishop's Palace at Kirkwall a Study in Early Norse Architecture

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which has minor edge chips/tears. Small ownerhip label on front end-paper. Pp.xii,77. Frontispiece and 30 illustrations.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1961, First Edition
£15.00

Singer H. W. - James McNeill Whistler

Hardback. 16mo. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in black on spine and lettered and decorated in black on upper board. Some foxing mainly confined to end-papers. Pp.[x],83. Frontispiece and 16 illustrations. A volume in the Langham Series, an illustrated collection of art monographs.
Published : A. Siegle, London 1905, First Edition
£12.00

Slater Frank - As You Were : A Book of Caricatures

Hardback. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper with fairly minor edge chips/tears. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A little edge foxing but a clean copy internally. No ownership inscription. A book of caricatures and cartoons drawn in German prisoner of war camps during he Second World War.
Published : Hutchinson & Co., London 1946, First Edition
£20.00

Smailes Helen & Thomson Duncan - The Concise Catalogue of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

A very good copy. Softback. 414pp. Numerous illustrations. Ownership inscription of the architect, Basil Skinner who has added some dates in ink to the Numerical Index of the Permanent Collection at the end of the book.
Published : The Trustees of the National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh 1990, First Edition
£25.00

Small John W. - Scottish Architectural Details

Folio. A fair copy in cream cloth lettered in red. Some "bubbling" to cloth on front cover. Top edge gilt. One of 400 copies. A good copy internally. 65 plates illustrating aspects of Scots architecture with text accompanying each plate.
Published : Eneas Mackay, Stirling 1901,
£50.00

Smith Sheenah - Horatio McCulloch 1805-1867

Softback. A very good copy. 112 pages. Many illustrations including colour. An Exhibition Catalogue.
Published : Glasgow Museums and Art Galleries 1988, First Edition
£6.00

Smith, Peter - Houses of the Welsh Countryside : A Study in Historical Geography

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. In a very good dustwrapper which has one closed edge tear. A clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing or other internal marking. Pp.xl,723. 108 black and white plates. 8 colour plates + two colour illustrations on the dustwrapper. 225 figures. 60 maps and lists. A monumental work from the Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales. "This outstanding popular reference work describes the development of Welsh domestic architecture from the late Middle Ages to the Industrial Revolution." [Please note this is a very heavy book which will require extra postage].
Published : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London 1988, Second Enlarged Edition
£95.00

Smith, W. Gordon - Philipson: A Biography of Sir Robin Philipson

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 119 pages. Numerous colour illustrations. Black and white frontispiece. A biographical assessment of the 20th century Scottish artist and his work.
Published : Atelier Books, Edinburgh 1995, First Edition
£15.00

Soden, Joanna; Keller, Victoria - William Gillies

Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 160 pages. Frontispiece and 149 illustrations, mostly in colour. "This beautiful monograph of one of Scotland's most loved twentieth-century painters is the first major publication about his work."
Published : Canongate, Edinburgh 1998, First Edition
£28.00

Sparrow Walter Shaw - British Sporting Artists From Barlow to Herring

4to. A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Previous owners' names on front paste-down and half-title. A little foxing. 249pp + 2pp adverts. 27 colour illustrations. 76 black and white illustrations.
Published : John Lane The Bodley Head, London 1922, First Edition
£22.00

Sparrow Walter Shaw - George Stubbs and Ben Marshall

Hardback. Folio. A very good copy in cream cloth lettered in gilt. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. In a good dustwrapper with fairly minor edge tears and chipping. This is no.40 of 250 copies on hand-made paper. No ownership inscription. Very clean except for light end-paper foxing. Pp.xv,80. 4 colour plates. 82 half-tone illustrations. "In this volume we have at last as complete a record of the lives and works of two great English animal painters as industrious research and artistic acumen can supply."This is the second volume of the series "The Sport of our Fathers.".
Published : Cassell & Co, London 1929, First Edition
£95.00

Stafford John - Helen Bradley

Nd. c. 1975? A very good copy in card covers. 12 pages. 10 illustrations. A booklet about Bradley's life and art.
Published : Miss Carter Publications, First Edition
£10.00

Steadman, Philip - The Evolution of Designs : Biological Analogy in Architecture and the Applied Arts

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A little bumped at top of spine. A clean copy without ownership inscription or foxing. Pp.x,[i],276. 28 illustrations. "This book describes the history of the many analogies which have been made, since the end of the eighteenth century, between biology and the applied arts (with special emphasis on architecture)."
Published : Cambridge University Press 1979, First Edition
£34.00

Stevens Mary Anne (Editor) - Alfred Sisley

Softback. 4to. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 304 pages. 164 illustrations with many full-page in colour. An exhibition catalogue.
Published : Yale University Press 1992, First Edition
£15.00

Stuckley, Charles F.; Scott, William P.; Lindsay, Suzanne G. - Berthe Morisot, Impressionist

Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Bookplate. 228 pages. Many colour and black and white illustrations. A re-evaluation of one of the least known and appreciated of the French Impressionists.
Published : Sotheby's Publications, London 1987, First Edition
£15.00

Szabo, George - Masterpieces of Italian Drawing in the Robert Lehman Collection the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xii,243. 80 plates. 82 text illustrations. Drawings by masters of the Italian Renaissance and beyond.
Published : Hudson Hills Press, New York, U.S.A. 1983, First American Edition
£20.00

Tanner, Howard; Cox, Philip - Restoring Old Australian Houses & Buildings : An Architectural Guide

Hardback. Square 4to. A very good copy in a good plus dustwrapper which has a couple of edge tears. 212 pages. Over 300 illustrations. A guide to early Australian architecture and its restoration.
Published : Macmillan 1975, First Edition
£15.00

Thomson Richard - Monet to Matisse: Landscape Painting in France 1874-1914

Softback. 4to. A very good copy. No inscriptions. Published for the exhibition held at the National Gallery of Scotland from 11th August to 23rd October 1994. Profusely illustrated in colour. 199 pages.
Published : National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh 1994, First Edition Thus
£14.00

Tilney Frederick Colin - The Lure of the Fine Arts

A very good copy in a near vg dustwrapper with one small chip and one very small chip. The dustwrapper is now protected by a clear, loose, wrapper. 315p. Many illustrations. Foreword by Sir George Clausen. Deals with the appreciation of those qualities in works of painting, sculpture and architecture on which depend their claim to be "works of art".
Published : Chapman & Hall, London 1931, First Edition
£15.00

Tindall Frank - Memoirs and Confessions of a County Planning Officer

A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. Pp.xv,325. 119 plates. Frontispiece. Endpaper maps. From 1950 to 1975 the author was county planning officer for East Lothian.
Published : The Pantile Press, Ford, Midlothian 1998, First Edition
£20.00

Travers Ben (Introduction) - Peter Arno's Parade

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in blue cloth letterd in yellow. In a fair dustwrapper which has some edge chips (two of which are fairly subatantial) and internal foxing. A selection of the drawings of Peter Arno described, by Compton Mackenzie, as "the greatest comic artist of America."
Published : John Lane The Bodley Head, London 1932, Fifth Edition
£18.00

Varty Kenneth - Reynard the Fox a Study of the Fox in Medieval English Art

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Small ownership inscription. Not foxed. 169 pages. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 169 black and white illustrations.
Published : Leicester University Press 1967, First Edition
£18.00

Vettriano, Jack [Text By Anthony Quinn ] - Lovers and Other Strangers: Paintings By Jack Vettriano

Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a fine, price-clipped, dustwrapper. Second printing of the first edition. 160 pages. Includes 100 paintings in colour chosen by Vettriano. Introductory essay on Vettriano by Anthony Quinn. This is the first monograph of Vettriano's work.
Published : Pavilion Books, London 2000,
£15.00

Walker Richard - Regency Portraits Volume I Text and Volume II Plates

Hardbacks. 4to. Both volumes very good. The dustwrapper of volume I has a 1.5 inch tear. The dustwrapper of volume II is near fine. Clean copies without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Vol. I,719 pages. 24 colour plates. Vol II,1603 portraits in black and white. The book "documents the portraiture of figures from British history between 1790 and 1830." [Please note these are very heavy volumes which will require extra postage].
Published : National Portrait Gallery, London 1985, First Edition
£95.00

Wallace, Joyce M. - Historic Houses of Edinburgh

Softback. A very good copy. Pp.ix,239. Many illustrations. Foreword by Basil Skinner.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1987, First Edition
£6.00

Walley F. - Prestressed Concrete Design and Construction

A very good copy in a poor dustwrapper. 281pp. 45 plates. 125 figures. 29 tables. Sets out the principles on which the design and manufacture of pre-stressed concrete units are based.
Published : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London 1953, First Edition
£15.00

Wear Eric - Ten Days in the Mountains

Illustrated by Xiao Yuncong.
Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. Unpaginated. This is an album of paintings by Xiao Yuncong ((1596-1673) with words and some additional small paintings by Eric Wear. Text in Chinese and English. An attractive book.
Published : Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong 2002, First Edition
£30.00

Weddle A.E. (Editor) - Techniques of Landscape Architecture

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has been attached to the boards by a clear adhesive material. No foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xx,226. Numerous illustrations. A practical book which describes the range of techniques which can be used by the landscape architect.
Published : Heinemann, London 1970, Reprint
£8.00

Welch Charles - History of the Monument with a Brief Account of the Great Fire of London Which it Commemorates

A very good copy in quarter leather which is a little scuffed. Original paper covers bound in. Two bookplates. 119 pages. 12 illustrations including 3 folding. Tipped in is a small extract which appears to be from The Spectator of August 12, 1738: "On Saturday last some sailors went up the monument and placed a live turkey on the top thereof, which in a short time drew a prodigious number of gazers; by which means the press gangs in the street pick'd up a great number of proper persons for manning his Majesty's fleet"!
Published : Prepared and Printed Under the Direction of the City Lands Committee of the Corporation of the City of London 1893, First Edition
£15.00

Weller John B. - Farm Buildings Techniques - Design - Profit Volume 1

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has a little edge wear and tear. Small ownership inscription. Pp.xv,270. 96 photographs. 127 figures. A detailed work on the design and construction of farm buildings.
Published : Crosby Lockwood, London 1965, First Edition
£18.00

Weller, John B. - Farm Buildings : Structural Techniques and Materials Vol.2 Foundations and Floors

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.vii,190. Many figures, photographs and tables. Described as "a comprehensive and highly practical guide".
Published : Crosby Lockwood & Son, London 1972, First Edition
£15.00

West T.W. - A History of Architecture in Scotland

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 208pp. 13 plates. 115 drawings by the author. A concise survey of the entire field of architecture in Scotland from prehistoric times to the present day.
Published : University of London Press 1967, First Edition
£6.00

West T.W. - A History of Architecture in Scotland

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Ownership inscription largely hidden by inner flap of wrapper. 208pp. Frontispiece and eight plates.
Published : University of London Press 1967, First Edition
£6.00

Weston Robert and Taylor Robert - The Air Combat Paintings of Robert Taylor

Oblong Folio. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 128pp. Numerous colour and black and white illustrations. This is the first comprehensive selection of Taylor's work.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1989, Third Impression
£20.00

Wilcox Timothy - A Day in the Sun: Outdoor Pursuits in Art in the 1930s

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. Many paintings and photographs of swimmers. cyclists, sumbathers etc. 112 pages. Very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. This ground-breaking book focuses on an overlooked strand in British painting of the 1930's.
Published : Philip Wilson, London 2006, First Edition
£16.00

Wilde Oscar and Whistler James A. McNeill - Wilde v Whistler an Acrimonious Correspondence on Art Between Oscar Wilde and James A. McNeill Whistler

A very good copy internally with no ownership or other inscription. The paper wraps, however, are considerably chipped at the edges and there is a closed horizontal tear across more than half of the front cover. One of 400 copies on small quarto paper.
Published : Privately Printed, London 1906, First Edition
£45.00

Wilkinson C.A. - A Book of Wood-Cuts

Hardback. A good plus copy with cloth spine and grey, paper-covered boards. The front board shows a little rubbing. This is numbert 63 of 100 copies and is signed (in pencil) by the artist. No ownership inscription. Browning to rear end-paper. 10 large wood-cuts + coloured title-page vignette.
Published : Methuen & Co, London 1922, First Edition
£85.00

Williams Andrew Gibbon and Brown Andrew - The Bigger Picture a History of Scottish Art

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 224pp. Many illustrations including colour. The book concentrates on the development of Scottish art from 1603 to the present day.
Published : BBC Books 1993, First Edition
£6.00

Williams Andrew Gibbon and Brown Andrew - The Bigger Picture a History of Scottish Art

4to. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper with one one inch tear. Previous owner's name and address label on end-paper. 224pp. Many illustrations including colour. A history of the development of Scottish art from 1603 to the present day.
Published : BBC Books 1993, First Edition
£10.00

Williams Ian - A Moment in Time on Skye

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in silver in a very good slip-case. Inscribed (probably by author) "To Sheila Best Wishes Ian". 60 pages. A book of watercolour sketches done on Skye of mainly animals and birds.
Published : Ian Williams Publishing, Waternish Isle of Skye 2008, First Edition
£40.00

Williamson Dr. George C. & Buckman Percy - The Art of the Miniature Painter

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's dark blue cloth with title in white on front board and on spine. Numerous illustrations including colour. No ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.xx.264 pages. Very good dustwrapper with minor edgewear which is protected in a removable cover. This is a volume in the Universal Art Series edited by Frederick Marriott. A nice copy.
Published : Chapman & Hall, London 1926, First Edition
£40.00

Willis Rev. R. - The Architectural History of Glastonbury Abbey

Hardback. Slim 8vo. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on upper board. Bookplate. Gift inscription from author. Ownership inscriptions. Not foxed. Pp.vii,[i],91 + 8pp publisher's adverts. Frontispiece + 6 other plates.
Published : Deighton Bell & Co, Cambridge 1866, First Edition
£20.00

Wilson Arnold - A Dictionary of British Marine Painters

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a near good dustwrapper which is chipped at the top of the spine and with a small chip on the back panel. 90pp text + 48 black and white plates.
Published : F. Lewis, Leigh-On-Sea 1967, First Edition
£18.00