SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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MACLEAY, Kenneth.
Highlanders of Scotland. Portraits illustrative of the principal clans and followings, and the retainers of the royal household at Balmoral, in the reign of her majesty Queen Victoria.

London: 1870.
Bobins II 681.
London: 1870.

FIRST EDITION. 2 volumes, large folio (57.5 x 48 cm). 31 delightful coloured lithographs by Vincent Brook, after sketches by the author. Mounted on card as issued, with occasional light foxing throughout. Red cloth with gilt bevelled edges to upper board, in blind to lower board, all edges gilt. Title in gilt to spine. Boards showing signs of general wear, and light staining. Coloured plates in order: Volume 1. 1. John Grant. Her Majesty's Head Keeper, Balmoral. 2. John Brown. Her Majesty's Personal Servant. 3. William Ross. Her Majesty's Piper. 4. Archibald Brown. Servant to H.R.H The Prince Leopold. 5. Donald Stewart / Charles Duncan. her Majesty's Keepers, Balmoral. 6. Archibald F. MacDonald. Jäger to His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales. 7. William McDonald. Piper to His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales. 8. James Morgan. Servant to their Royal Highnesses The Prince and Princess Christian of Schlesweg-Holstein. 9. Colin Campbell. Farmer. Ceanmore - Lochfyne, Argyllman. / John Campbell. Aberfeldy. Breadalbane Man. Clan of The Campbell's. 10. Donald McBeath - William Duff. Atholemen. 11. John Chisholm. Glen Cannich, Ross-shire, Clan Chisholm. / Colin Stewart Cameron. Newtonmore, Badenoch, Inverness-shire, Clan Cameron. / John Cameron. Muccomer, Lochaber, Inverness-shire, Clan Cameron. 12. Duncan Drummond. Trian - Glenartney, Clan of the Drummonds. / Andrew Murray. Crofthead - Strathearn. Clan of the Murray. 13. James Lamont - Auchindryne. / William McHardie - Linn of Dee. Men of The Earl of Fife. 14. James Bowman, Keeper. / William Brown, Farmer. Men of Col Farquharson of Invercauld. 15. Charles McHardie, Forrester. / John Michie, Keeper. Men of Sir Chas Forbes, Bart from Strathdon. Volume 2. 16. Donald Gordon. Balvaglie - Abergeldie. Clan of The Gordon's. 17. John Grant. Rothiemoon, Strathspey. Clan Grant. / John Fraser. Wester Clunes, Inverness-shire. Clan Fraser. 18. Kenneth MacSween. Stronde. / Donald MacAulay. Geocrab. Harris Men. 19. Farquhar MacDonald. Dunan - Scalpa - Isle of Skye. / Lachlan MacDonald. Elligoll - Strath - Isle of Skye. The MacDonalds. 20. Angus MacDonell. Keppoch Men. 21. Duncan MacGregor. Auchtou - Balquidder - Perthshire. Clan MacGregor. 22. Archibald McIntosh. Balvonie - Strathnairn. / Alexander McIntosh. Bohuntine - Glenroy. Clan of The MacIntoshes. 23. Kenneth MacKenzie. Inverinate - Kintail, Ross-shire. / Thomas MacKenzie. Ardoch - Loch Carron, Ross-shire. Clan of The MacKenzies. 24. John MacLachlan. Camusnagaul - Ardgour, Argyleshire. / Hugh Grahame. Gateside - Port of Menteith, Perthshire. / James MacFarlane. Inverchullin - Arrochar, Dumbartonshire. / Angus Colquhoun. Row - Gareloch, Dumbartonshire. 25. Neil MacLeod. Dunvegan Isle of Skye. Clan Leod. / Murdoch MacNeill. Island of Colonsay. Clan Neill. 26. Robert McNab. Callander - Perthshire. Clan of The McNabs. / Donald McNaughton. Glendochart - Perthshire. Clan of The McNaughton's. 27. Lachlan McPherson. Laggan, Strathearn. / Ewan McPherson. Dal Quoich, Badenoch. Men of Cluny McPherson. 28. Alexander Menzies. Miller. Camsarnay. / James Menzies. Farmer. Coshieville. Clan Menzies. 29. Donald Munro. Kincraig, Ross-shire. Clan of The Munros. / Archibald MacDougall. Gallanach, Lorne, Argyleshire. Clan of The MacDougalls. / Lachlan MacLean. Bunessan Mill, Argyleshire. Clan of The MacLeans. 30. John Robertson, Farmer. Clan of The Robertsons. / John Stewart, Shepherd. Clan of The Stewarts. 31. Sergeant James Sutherland. Dall, Brora. Sutherlandshire. / Adam Sutherland. Gordon Bush, Strath Brora. Sutherlandshire. / Neil MacKay. Hope Durness. Sutherlandshire.