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THE BARONIAL AND ECCLESIASTICAL ANTIQUITIES OF SCOTLAND.
Billings, Robert William.

THE BARONIAL AND ECCLESIASTICAL ANTIQUITIES OF SCOTLAND.

Illustrated by ... Published for the Author by William Blackwood and Sons N.d. c.[1845-52].
1st Ed. 4 vols. 4to. [v]pp. subscribers. Intricate ills. t.ps., 240 engravings on 219 plates, numerous woodcuts, Browning, armorial bookplates, rebound in later half leather with cloth boards, light fading to spines and edges, gilt rule edged blind tooled raised bands with gilt lettered title labels. Robert William Billings (18131874) English painter and architect. Trained as a topographical draughtsman, he wrote and illustrated many books early in his career, before concentrating on his architectural practice. His above work for which he became best known was a great success and was reprinted several times, the commentaries were written by John Hill Burton.
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