SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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HARDING, James Duffield.
John Parker Lawson.
Scotland Delineated.

London: E. Gambart; Joseph Hogarth, 1847-54.
Abbey Scenery 493; Bobins 860.
London: E. Gambart; Joseph Hogarth, 1847-54.

4 volumes. Folio, in publisher's green cloth portfolios with mounted plates, loose as issued. Ninety-one hand-coloured lithographs, additional lithographed title. FIRST EDITION. Lovely views of Edinburgh, Stirling, Holyrood Palace, Bass Rock, Glencoe, and Skye, among many others, including seascapes. A fine copy of an almost unique work in colour in the original bindings. Coloured plates in order: Volume 1. Text only. Volume 2. 1. Edinburgh Castle from the Grassmarket. 2. View of Edinburgh from the Castle. 3. The Palace of Holyrood. 4. [Missing plate] 5. Queen Mary's Bed-chamber, Holyrood. 6. Edinburgh, from St. Anthony's Chapel. 7. New Assembly Hall, Edinburgh. 8. West Bow, Edinburgh. 9. Foot of the West Bow. 10. High Street, from Head of West Bow, Lawnmarket. 11. Dowie's Tavern, Liberton's Wynd, Lawnmarket. 12. Fleshmarket Close, Edinburgh. 13. Trinity College Church, Low Carlton. 14. The Old Greyfriar's Churchyard, Edinburgh. 15. Moray House, Canongate. 16. Edinburgh, from Craigleith Quarry. 17. Edinburgh from the Mound. 18. St. Bernard's Well. 19. National Monument, Carlton Hill. 20. Edinburgh, from the Carlton Hill. 21. The back of old Leith Pier. 22. Edinburgh from the Firth of Forth. 23. Craigmillar Castle. 24. Pinkie House. 25. Roslin Castle. 26-27. Title pages. Entrance to Roslin Chapel. (2 copies) 28. "Prentice Pillar," Roslin Chapel. 29. Crichton Castle. 30. Borthwick Castle. Volume 3. 31. Linlithgow Palace. 32. Old Linlithgow (Assassination of Regent Moray.) 33. Barnbougle Castle. 34. The Field of Prestonpans (Death of Colonel Gardiner.) 35. Tantalum Castle. 36. The Bass Rock. 37. Dunbar. 38. Fast Castle from the Sea. 39. Dryburgh Abbey. 40. Melrose Abbey from the West. 41. Melrose Abbey from the South. 42. Melrose Abbey from the East. 43. Kelso Abbey. 44. Newark Castle, on the Yarrow. 45. Scenery on the River Nith. 46. Caerlaverock Castle. 47. Gilnockie Tower. 48. Lincluden Abbey. 49. Culzean Castle - Ayrshire. 50. Dunker Castle, Coast of Ayrshire. 51. Ailsa Craig. 52. Rothesay Castle, Island of Bute. 53. The Town and Castle of Dumbarton. 54. View of Loch Lomond, from the South. 55. Chiltern Castle, Argyllshire. 56. Dunlop Castle. 57. Isle of Staffa. 58. Fingal's Cave, Staffa. 59. Isle of Staffa. 60. Glasgow (St. Mungo's) Cathedral - exterior. Volume 4. 61. Glasgow (St. Mungo's) Cathedral - interior. 62. Castle Campbell. 63. Grand Gateway to Falkland Palace. 64. Falkland Castle (Palace). 65. Balmoral. 66. Glen Sannox, Buteshire. 67. View from the Summit of Goatfell, looking towards the Grampian Range. 68. Elgin Cathedral. 69. The Marquis of Breadalbane's Deer Forest. 70. Dunblane Cathedral, Perthshire. 71. Glen Falloch. 72. Ben More from Strathfellan, Perthshire. 73. Falls of the Tummel. 74. The Tummel Bridge. 75. Loch Katrine. 76. Loch Achray. 77. The Doune. 78. Dumfermline Abbey ? 79. St. Andrews. 80. Glammis Castle. 81. The Old Tower, Dundee. 82. Cora Linn, Falls of the Clyde. 83. Bothwell Castle. 84. View of the Clyde from above the Erskine Ferry. 85. Dunderawe Castle. 86. Loch Leven from Ballachulish. 87. Glencoe. 88. Loch Eck. 89. Inveraray Town and Castle. 90. Tarbert Castle, Loch Fyne. 91. Stirling Castle. 92. View of the Coast of Sleat, Isle of Skye.