MerchandiseUnfortunately at present we do not have the facility to sell any of the following online but we are investigating having paypal added to the website in the near future. At present however there is an address for the Society and links to email addresses supplied to enable you to purchase any of the books and the video.
THE LIGHT OF TRUTH AND BEAUTYIn 'THE LIGHT OF TRUTH AND BEAUTY', Alexander Thomson's public lectures are brought together in a single volume. They reveal him as a powerful and eloquent speaker, and confirm that not only was he one of the most original architects of his time, but also that his was one of the greatest minds in Scottish architecture. Published at £9.95 paperback and £16.95 hardback, as a member of The Alexander Thomson Society you can save almost 50% on the retail cost of the book. Paperback: £6.00 (inclusive of P&P) Hardback: £11.00 (inclusive of P&P)
Please write to The Secretary, ATS, 7 Walmer Crescent, Glasgow or email email@example.com
N E W B O O K
SPAS, WELLS, & PLEASURE-GARDENS OF LONDON
by James Stevens Curl
Just published in hardback by Historical Publications Ltd., 32 Ellington Street, London N7 8PL. ISBN 978-1-905286-34-8.
It has 194 illustrations (some in colour), 280 pages, a massive Bibliography, and a comprehensive Index.
Order by post from Countryside Books at £25 plus postage (£4.50 UK). Postage outside the UK is more expensive. Countryside Books are at 2 Highfield Avenue, Newbury, Berks RG15 5DS, tel. no. 01635 43816. Orders may be given by telephone - payment by credit or debit card.
Order online from : www.countrysidebooks.co.uk
to receive a good discount on the book and UK postage is reduced to £4.
N E W B O O K FREEMASONRY AND THE ENLIGHTENMENT Architecture, Symbols, and Influences by James Stevens Curl published in hardback by Historical Publications Ltd., 32 Ellington Street, London N7 8PL. A wide-ranging, thoughtful, thorough, and beautifully illustrated study of Freemasonry’s influence on Western culture puts into context a movement that has left a significant legacy. Includes references to Alexander Thomson.
274 x 206mm 384 pp 194 illustrations. ISBN 978-1-905286-45-4 Order by post from Historical Publications at the above address, or by telephoning 020 7607 1628.
£45 plus + £6 postage.
For otherpublications by James Stevens Curl check his website: www.jamesstevenscurl.com. His Dictionary has an entry on Thomson, and his publication ‘Egyptian Revival’ also contains Thomson material.
GLASGOW NECROPOLIS AFTERLIVES Tales of IntermentsIn 'AFTERLIVES' by Ruth Johnston she tells some of the inspiring and sad stories which relate to the monuments and photographed over 150 of them erected to the memory of major players in the formation of Glasgow during its time as the 'Second City of the Empire.' including the architects and sculptors who were inspired to create some of the beautiful monuments in this garden cemetery: Alexander 'Greek' Thomson, J T Rochead, David Hamilton, John Bryce, Charles Wilson and Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Full colour throughout Paperback 160pp 105 x 297 £8.00 P&P(UK) £1.00
To order Tel 0141 554 7207 firstname.lastname@example.org
CITY OF THE DEAD - A GUIDE TO THE SOUTHERN NECROPOLIS
This newly published book by the South Glasgow Heritage Environment Trust (SGHET), which includes black and white illustrations and a pull-out map, is now available to order.
Please write to The Secretary, ATS, 7 Walmer Crescent, Glasgow or email email@example.com and your order will be forwarded to SGHET. Paperback £5.99 P&P (UK) £1.50."