Mackintosh Architecture: Bibliography

This bibliography cites the principal references for further information about Mackintosh's architecture and the context within which his architecture was developed. For references related to a specific architectural project, see the Bibliography tab within the relevant project entry. Bibliographic references are also contained within biographies, see People browse. Additional information on resources used during the research phase of the project can be found in the research section of the essay, About the Project.

Mackintosh Architecture     ^

Bedford, June and Ivor Davies, 'Remembering Charles Rennie Mackintosh: A Recorded Interview with Mrs Mary Sturrock', Connoisseur, 183, 1973, pp. 80–8

Billcliffe, Roger, Visiting Charles Rennie Mackintosh, London: Frances Lincoln, 2012

Blackie, Walter, 'Memories of Charles Rennie Mackintosh', Scottish Art Review, 11, 1968, pp. 6–11

Brett, David, C. R. Mackintosh: The Poetics of Workmanship, London: Reaktion, 1992

Chapman-Huston, Desmond, A Creel of Peat – Stray Papers, London: Adelphi Press, 1910

Chapman-Huston, Desmond, 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh, his Life and Work', Artwork, 6, 1930, pp. 20–31

Cooper, Jackie, Mackintosh Architecture: The Complete Buildings and Selected Projects, London: Academy Editions, 2nd edn, 1980

Crawford, Alan, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, London: Thames & Hudson, 1995

Davidson, Hamish, 'Memories of Charles Rennie Mackintosh', Scottish Art Review, 11, 1968, pp. 2–5, 29

Grigor, Murray and Richard Murphy (eds), The Architect's Architect: Charles Rennie Mackintosh, London: Bellew, in association with the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society, 1993

Howarth, Thomas, 'Mackintosh and the Scottish Tradition', Magazine of Art, 41, 1948

Howarth, Thomas, 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Architect and Designer', Journal of the R.I.B.A., 58, 1950, pp. 15–19

Howarth, Thomas, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Modern Movement, London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1st edn, 1952; 2nd edn, 1977; Routledge, 3rd edn, 1990

Kaplan, Wendy (ed.), Charles Rennie Mackintosh, New York and London: Abbeville Press, 1996

Kimura, Hiroaki, 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Architectural Drawings', unpublished PhD thesis, University of Glasgow, 1982

Macaulay, James, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, New York: W. W. Norton, 2010

Mackie, Campbell, 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh', Builder, 145, 1933, p. 8

Macleod, Robert, Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Architect and Artist, 2nd edn, London: Collins, 1983

Mainds, Alan D., 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh', Listener, 10, 1933, pp. 98–100

Moffat, Alistair and Colin Baxter, Remembering Charles Rennie Mackintosh : An Illustrated Biography, Lanark : Colin Baxter Photography, 1989

Muthesius, Hermann, 'Die Glasgower Kunstbewegung: Charles R. Mackintosh und Margaret Macdonald-Mackintosh', Dekorative Kunst, 5, March 1902, pp. 193–217

Nuttgens, Patrick, Mackintosh & his Contemporaries in Europe and America, London: John Murray, 1988

Pevsner, Nikolaus, 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1867–1933) [sic]', Country Life, 85, 1939, pp. 402–3

Pevsner, Nikolaus, 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh', in Pevsner, Studies in Art, Architecture and Design: Volume 2: Victorian and After, London: Thames & Hudson, 1968, pp. 152–75. (A revision and translation of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Milan: Il Balcone, 1950)

Robertson, Pamela (ed.), Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Architectural Papers, Wendlebury, Oxon.: White Cockade in association with the Hunterian Art Gallery, 1990

Robertson, Pamela (ed.), The Chronycle: The Letters of Charles Rennie Mackintosh to Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh, 1927, Glasgow: Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, 2001

Robertson, Pamela (ed.), C. R. Mackintosh: The Chelsea Years, 1915–1923, Glasgow: Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, 1994

Sekler, Eduard, 'Mackintosh and Vienna', in The Anti-Rationalists, Nikolaus Pevsner and J. M. Richards (eds), London: Architectural Press, 1973, pp.  136–42

Shand, P. Morton, 'Scenario for a Human Drama: V The Glasgow Interlude', Architectural Review, 77, 1935, pp. 23-6

Stamp, Gavin, 'Mackintosh, Burnet and Modernity', in Architectural Heritage III: The Age of Mackintosh, John Lowrey (ed.), Edinburgh: Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland, 1992, pp. 8–31

Stark, David, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Co., Catrine, Ayrshire: Stenlake Publishing, 2004

Waddell, J. J., 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh', Quarterly Illustrated: Journal of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland, Spring, 1933, pp. 11–14

Walker, David M., 'The Early Work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh', in The Anti-Rationalists, Nikolaus Pevsner and J. M. Richards (eds), London: Architectural Press, 1973, pp. 116–35

Young, Andrew McLaren, Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928): Architecture, Design and Painting, exhibition catalogue, Edinburgh Festival Society and Scottish Arts Council, 1968

Context     ^

Bailey, Rebecca M. Scottish Architects' Papers: A Source Book, Edinburgh: The Rutland Press, 1996

Billcliffe, Roger, 'J. H. MacNair in Glasgow and Liverpool', Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, Annual Report and Bulletin, 1, 1970–1, pp. 48–74

Bird, Elizabeth, 'Ghouls and Gas Pipes: Public Reaction to the Early Work of The Four', Scottish Art Review, 14, 1975, pp. 13–16

Blench, Brian, et al, The Glasgow Style 1890–1920, exhibition catalogue, Glasgow: Glasgow Museums and Art Galleries, 1984

Bowe, Nicola and Elizabeth Cumming, The Arts and Crafts Movement in Dublin and Edinburgh 1885–1925, Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1998

Briggs, Asa, Victorian Cities, Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1968

Burkhauser, Jude (ed.), 'Glasgow Girls': Women in Art and Design, 1880–1920, Edinburgh: Canongate, 1990

Burman, Peter (ed.), Architecture 1900, Shaftesbury: Donhead, 1998

Carruthers, Annette, The Arts and Crafts Movement in Scotland A History, London and New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013

Clay, Felix, Modern School Buildings: Elementary and Secondary, London: B. T. Batsford, 2nd edn, 1906

Glasgow Contemporaries at the Dawn of the 20th Century, Glasgow: Photo Biographical Publishing Company, 1901.

Cumming, Elizabeth, Hand, Heart and Soul: The Arts and Crafts Movement in Scotland, Edinburgh: Birlinn, 2006

Cumming, Elizabeth and Wendy Kaplan, The Arts and Crafts Movement, London: Thames & Hudson, 1991

Dakin, Audrey, Miles Glendinning and Aonghus MacKechnie (eds), Scotland's Castle Culture, Edinburgh: John Donald, 2011

Davey, Peter, Arts and Crafts Architecture, London: Phaidon, 1995

Dictionary of Scottish Architects, 1840-1980,

Eadie, William, Movements of Modernity: The Case of Glasgow and Art Nouveau, London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1990

Eyre-Todd, George, Who's Who in Glasgow in 1909, Glasgow: Gowans & Gray, 1909

Fisher, Joe, The Glasgow Encyclopaedia, London and Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing, 1994

Frew, John and David Jones (eds), Scotland and Europe: Architecture & Design 1850–1940, St Andrews: University of St Andrews, 1991

Glendinning, Miles, Ranald MacInnes and Aonghus MacKechnie, A History of Scottish Architecture: From the Renaissance to the Present Day, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1996

Gibb, Andrew, Glasgow: the making of a city, London: Croom Helm, 1983

Gomme, Andor and David M. Walker, Architecture of Glasgow, London and Glasgow: Lund Humphries in association with John Smith, 2nd edn, 1987

Gow, Ian and Alistair Rowan (eds), Scottish Country Houses 1600–1914, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1995

Gray, Alexander Stuart, Edwardian Architecture: A Biographical Dictionary, London: Duckworth, 1985

Helland, Janice, The Studios of Frances and Margaret Macdonald, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1996

Hume, John R., Industrial Archaeology of Glasgow, Glasgow and London: Blackie, 1974

Kaplan, Wendy (ed.), The Arts and Crafts Movement in Europe and America, London: Thames & Hudson in association with Los Angeles County Museum, 2004

Kinchin, Perilla, Tea and Taste: The Glasgow Tearooms 1875–1975, Wendlebury, Oxon.: White Cockade, 1991

Kinchin, Perilla, and Juliet Kinchin, Glasgow's Great Exhibitions: 1888, 1901, 1911, 1938, 1988, Wendlebury, Oxon.: White Cockade, 1988

Kossatz, Horst-Herbert, 'The Vienna Secession and its Early Relations with Great Britain', Studio International, 181, 1971, pp. 9–19

Larner, Gerald, and Celia Larner, The Glasgow Style, Edinburgh: Astragal Books, 1980

MacGibbon, David, and Thomas Ross, The Castellated and Domestic Architecture of Scotland from the Twelfth to the Eighteenth Century, 5 vols, Edinburgh: D. Douglas, 1887–92

Marriott, Charles, Modern English Architecture, London: Chapman & Hall, 1924

McKean, Charles, Stirling and the Trossachs, Edinburgh: R.I.A.S. and Scottish Academic Press, 1985

McKenzie, Ray, Public Sculpture of Glasgow, Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2002

Moon, Karen, George Walton: Designer and Architect, Wendlebury, Oxon.: White Cockade, 1993

Morse, Edward S., Japanese Homes and their Surroundings (reprint), Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle, 1972

Muir, J. H., Glasgow in 1901, Glasgow and Edinburgh: William Hodge & Co., 1901, facsimile edition with introduction by Perilla Kinchin, Wendlebury, Oxon.: White Cockade, 2001

Muthesius, Hermann, The English House, an abridgement of the second German edition of Das englische Haus (1908–11), edited by Dennis Sharp and translated by Janet Seligmann, London: Lockwood Staples, 1979

Nicoll, James (ed.), Domestic Architecture in Scotland, Aberdeen: Daily Journal Offices, 1908

Oakley, Charles A., The Second City: The Story of Glasgow, 4th edn, Glasgow: Blackie, 1990

Pevsner, Nikolaus, Pioneers of the Modern Movement: From William Morris to Walter Gropius, London: Faber & Faber, 1936; 2nd edn, retitled Pioneers of Modern Design: From William Morris to Walter Gropius, New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1964; 3rd edn, Harmondsworth: Penguin Books; 4th edn, 1974

Pevsner, Nikolaus, The Sources of Modern Architecture and Design, London: Thames & Hudson, 1968

Posener, Julius, 'Hermann Muthesius and English Domestic Architecture', Architectural Association Quarterly, 12, 1980, pp. 54–61

Rawson, George, Fra H. Newbery: Artist and Art Educationist 1855–1946, Glasgow: Glasgow School of Art, 1996

Reed, Peter, Glasgow The Forming of a City, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1993

Reekie, Pamela, Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh, exhibition catalogue, Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, 1983

Richards, J. M. and Nikolaus Pevsner, The Anti-Rationalists, London: Architectural Press, 1973

Robertson, Pamela (ed.), Doves and Dreams: The Art of Frances Macdonald and James Herbert McNair, London: Lund Humphries, 2006

Roxburgh, James M., The School Board of Glasgow 1873–1919, London: University of London Press, 1971

Savage, Peter, Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers, Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1980

Schweiger, Werner, Wiener Werkstätte: Design in Vienna 1903–1932, trans. by Alexander Lieven, London: Thames & Hudson, 1984

Service, Alastair (ed.), Edwardian Architecture and its Origins, London: Architectural Press, 1975

Smout, T.C., A Century of the Scottish People 1830–1950, London: Collins, 1986

Spencer, Isobel, 'Francis Newbery and the Glasgow Style', Apollo, 98, 1973, pp. 286–93

Summerson, John, 'The British Contemporaries of Frank Lloyd Wright', in The Unromantic Castle, John Summerson (ed.), London: Thames & Hudson, 1990, pp. 237–44

Taut, Bruno, Modern Architecture, London: The Studio, 1929

Vergo, Peter, Art in Vienna, 1898–1918, London: Phaidon, 3rd edn, 1993

Walker, David M., 'Scotland and Paris, 1874–1887', in Scotland and Europe: Architecture and Design 1850–1940, John Frew and David Jones (eds), St Andrews: University of St Andrews, 1991

Walker, Frank Arneil, The South Clyde Estuary. An Illustrated Guide to Inverclyde and Renfrew, Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Press, 1986

Walker, Frank Arneil, and Fiona Sinclair, North Clyde Estuary. An Illustrated Architectural Guide, Edinburgh: R.I.A.S., 1992

Worsdall, Frank, The City that Disappeared: Glasgow's Demolished Architecture, Glasgow: Molendinar Press, 1981

Worsdall, Frank, Victorian City: A Selection of Glasgow's Architecture, Glasgow: Richard Drew, 1982

Buildings of Scotland     ^

Close, Rob and Anne Riches, Ayrshire and Arran, New Haven, CT, and London: Yale University Press, 2012

Gifford, John, Colin McWilliam, David M. Walker and Christopher Wilson, Edinburgh, London: Penguin, 1984

Gifford, John, Fife, London: Penguin, 1988

Gifford, John, Dumfries and Galloway, London: Penguin, 1996

Gifford, John, Frank Arneil Walker and Richard Fawcett, Stirling and Central Scotland, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2002

Gifford, John, Perth and Kinross, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2007

McWilliam, Colin, and Christopher Wilson, Lothian except Edinburgh, London: Penguin, 1978

Walker, Frank Arneil, Argyll and Bute, London: Penguin, 2000

Williamson, Elizabeth, Anne Riches and Malcolm Higgs, Glasgow, London: Penguin, 1990

Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society     ^

The Mackintosh Society's Newsletter (1973–2007) and subsequently Journal (2008 f.) contains a wealth of useful articles and updates on the Mackintosh heritage and its wider context. These are regularly cited in project entries and biographies. Access is currently limited, but an online index is planned and back copies can be ordered through the Society.

Non-architectural work by Mackintosh     ^

Billcliffe, Roger, Architectural Sketches and Flower Drawings by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, London: Academy Editions, 1977

Billcliffe, Roger, Mackintosh Watercolours, London: John Murray, 1978

Billcliffe, Roger, Mackintosh Furniture, Cambridge: Lutterworth, 1984

Billcliffe, Roger, Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Textile Designs, San Francisco: Pomegranate Artbooks, 2nd edn, 1993

Billcliffe, Roger, Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings and Interior Designs, Moffat, Dumfriesshire: Cameron & Hollis, 4th edn, 2009

Doak, Archibald M., Architectural Jottings by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Glasgow: Glasgow Institute of Architects, 1968

Grogan, Elaine, Beginnings: Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Early Sketches, Oxford: Architectural Press in association with National Library of Ireland, 2002

Robertson, Pamela, Mackintosh Flower Drawings, exhibition catalogue, Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, 2nd edn, 1993

Robertson, Pamela, Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Art is the Flower, London and New York: Pavilion Books & Abrams, 1994

Robertson, Pamela (ed.), C. R. Mackintosh: The Chelsea Years, 1915–1923, exhibition catalogue, Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, 1994

Robertson, Pamela and Philip Long, Mackintosh in France, exhibition catalogue, Edinburgh: National Galleries of Scotland, 2005