Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland

Stirlingshire. An inventory of the ancient monuments.

Edinburgh, (HMSO) 1963.

Reference: 13072
Price: £95 [convert currency]

Full Description

4to. 2 vols. xxxix + (1) + 269 + (3)pp, photo frontispiece, 115 photo plates, 111 text ills (mostly plans), folding map of Stirling Castle ; xiv + pp 273-487 + (3)pp, photo frontispiece, (115) photo plates (numbered 116-230), 69 text ills (numbered 112-180), folding map in back pocket. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrappers (the wrappers a little worn). Faint browning on outer margin of each title leaf, outer corners of binding of Vol.II bumped.

The arrangement of the volumes is thematic, so the first volume covers prehistoric and Roman sites, churches and castles (including Stirling Castle), and the second volume domestic architecture (including Argyll’s Lodging and Mar’s Work in Stirling itself, and several country houses including William Adam’s Touch House).

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