The Master Masons To The Crown Of  Scotland And Their Works
The Master Masons To The Crown Of  Scotland And Their Works

MYLNE, Rev. Robert Scott. The Master Masons To The Crown Of Scotland And Their Works.

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MYLNE, Rev. Robert Scott. The Master Masons To The Crown Of Scotland And Their Works. Edinburgh: Scott & Ferguson And Brigess & Company, 1893.

Folio (390 x 256 mm). Original publisher's navy blue cloth-covered bevelled boards, gilt-stamped armorial shield to the centre of the upper cover, gilt-stamped thistle to each corner, top edge gilt; pp. xviii + [2] + 305, colour frontispiece and over 30 plates, some double-page and one, large and folding; small area of loss to the cloth of the rear board, otherwise a clean, bright copy.
Provenance: 1. Presentation copy from the author to a Mr. Statham Murray, inscribed in pencil to the ffep. 2. Sir Albert Richardson P.R.A. (1880-1964), architect, author and writer, with ink signature to the ffep., subsequently gifted to his grandson Simon Houfe, with an ink presentation inscription to the same.
Useful history of the Mylne family of architects, engineers and Master Masons to Scottish kings from the 16th to the 18th centuries, the best-known member of the family being Robert Mylne, the architect and designer of bridges and canals.

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