Item #42531 The Baronial and Ecclesiastical Antiquities of Scotland. Illustrated by. Robert William BILLINGS.

The Baronial and Ecclesiastical Antiquities of Scotland. Illustrated by...

Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1901. Four volumes. 4to. Publisher's blue cloth, gilt lettered to the spine and with an historical version of the Scottish coat of arms prominently featured in gilt on the upper boards, a prior owner's book labels to the front of each volume and their inscription also to volume I, top edge gilt. Four illustrated second title pages, 240 engraved plates plus numerous illustrations in the text. Some occasional light wear to the covers, a very good set overall. One of the finest draughtsmen working in the Gothic style, this major work is accompanied by detailed letterpress. "[Billings'] greatest achievement" (DNB). First published between 1845 and 1852. Item #42531

Price: £150.00

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