SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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LOGAN, James.
R.R. McIan.
The Clans of the Scottish Highlands, illustrated by Appropriate Figures, displaying their Dress, Arms, Tartans, Armorial insignia, and social occupations / from original sketches, by R.R. McIan ; with accompanying description and historical memoranda

A series of prints showing the traditional clothing of Scotland worn by various clans. Each plate shows a person wearing the costume in a natural setting. According to the subtitle of the work, the illustrations show appropriate figures, displaying their dress, tartans, arms, armourial insignia, and social occupations.

Published
London: Ackermann and Co., 1845-1847.
References
Bobins II 685; Abbey Life 426; Colas 1892; Tooley 322 (McIan).
Plates
74
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
0-5000
Published
London: Ackermann and Co., 1845-1847.
Ref
30

2 volumes. : col. plates; 29 cm. Folio. Contemporary decorative green cloth with a Scottish coat of arms embossed in gilt on upper boards, flanked by a sword and shield design, floral and foliage gilt corner pieces, blind to lower boards. Spine expertly re-backed, saving the original spine with six floral gilt design compartments of raised bands gilt lettering in compartments two and three. All edges gilt. Contains two frontispieces with the coat of arms of the different Scottish clans, together with 72 chromolithographs of the various clans and tartans. Volume 1: P. fronts, blank title, blank dedications. Volume 2: P. fronts, blank title, blank illustration list v-vi person index vii-xiv plates with descriptions. Occasional mild brown spots, some plates are loose, but otherwise an excellent set. Coloured plates in order: Volume 1. 1. Frontispiece featuring 'The Clans Arms.' 2. Cam bells of Breadalbane. 3. Mac Donnel of Glengarry. 4. Mac Gillivray. 5. Menzies. 6. Clan Ranald. 7. Chisholm. 8. Mac Nachtan. 9. Mackinnon. 10. Farquaharson. 11. Mac Duff. 12. Gunn. 13. Robertson. 14. Sinclair. 15. Ross. 16. Buchanan. 17. Fraser. 18. Gordon. 19. Drummond. 20. Mac Lean. 21. Mac Kay. 22. Mac Niel. 23. MacKenzie. 24. Mac Gregor. 25. Grant. 26. Ferguson. 27. Forbes. 28. Colquhon. 29. Mac Dugal. 30. Matheson. 31. Davidson. 32. Macfarlan. 33. Murray. 34. Mac Donald of the Isles. 35. Mac Donald of Glenco. 36. Cameron. 37. Lamond. Volume 2. 38. Frontispiece. 'The Clan Arms.' 39. Campbell of Argyle. 40. Mac Nab. 41. Mac Lachlan. 42. Graham. 43. Macquarrie. 44. Grant of Glenmorrison. 45. Mac Arthur. 46. Mac Alister. 47. Rose. 48. Sutherland. 49. Cumin. 50. Mac Donald of Keppach. 51. Mac Bain. 52. Mac Nicol. 53. Mac Leod. 54. Mac Intosh. 55. Mac Cruimin. 56. Mac Laurin. 57. Urquhart. 58. Ogilvie. 59. Mac Phee. 60. Mac Innes. 61. Clan Donchadh of Mar. 62. Mac Ivor. 63. Mac Rae. 64. Mac Pherson. 65. Mac Coll. 66. Mac Aulay. 67. Munro. 68. Shaw. 69. Mac Millan. 70. Logan. 71. Mac Intire. 72. Mac Lennan. 73. Ulric - The Kennedys. 74. Stewart.