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Taking Tea with Mackintosh:
The Story of Miss Cranston'sTea Rooms

Perilla Kinchin

The story of the remarkable collaboration between the eccentric Miss Cranston and the designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh, which produced a string of stunning tea rooms. Including 16 traditional tea room recipes, and details of Mackintosh sites to visit in Glasgow, the book is beautifully produced and illustrated with many colour and black& white photographs. A perfect gift.

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ISBN 0 7649 0692 5 hardback £9.95 +£1.75 postage = £11.70
Published by Pomegranate 1998
112 pp., 200 x 224 mm., 26 col., 15 b&w ill., chronology, bibliog., index


Taking Tea with Mackintosh Notecards
A folio collection of 10 attractive recipe notecards

2 each of 5 designs, details from gesso decorations for Miss Cranston's tea rooms by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife Margaret Macdonald. With tea-room recipes on the reverse. Ideal for notes or special occasions. Good gift.

ISBN 0 7649 0750 6     £5.95 + 60p postage = £6.55
Published by Pomegranate, 1998



Miss Cranston
Patron of Charles Rennie Mackintosh
Perilla Kinchin

Biography of an outstanding businesswoman whose entrepreneurial flair and advanced tastes made her Mackintosh's most important patron. Her character reflects the qualities of her native city, and her life (1849­1934) ran in parallel to its rise and decline.

ISBN 1 901663 13 2     £9 inc p&p
Published by NMS Publishing in their Scots'Lives series, 1999
94 pp., 210 x 150 mm., 15 b&w ill.

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