A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.488, CLXVIII B, as ‘Design for title-page of Vol.2 [of ‘Provincial Antiquities’].
Alexander J. Finberg, The Life of J.M.W. Turner, R.A. Second Edition, Revised, with a Supplement, by Hilda F. Finberg, revised ed., Oxford 1961, pp.277–8.
Gerald Finley, ‘J.M.W. Turner’s Proposal for a “Royal Progress”’, The Burlington Magazine, vol.117, January 1975, pp.30 reproduced in black and white fig.22, 32 note 22.
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.426 no.1063, as ‘Edinburgh from Leith Harbour’.
Gerald Finley, Turner and George the Fourth in Edinburgh 1822, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1981, pp.32, 33 pl.12 (detail), 75 cat.3.
Francina Irwin, Andrew Wilton, Gerald Finley and others, Turner in Scotland, exhibition catalogue, Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museum 1982, pp.23, 46 cat.57.
Martin Butlin and Evelyn Joll, The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner, revised ed., New Haven and London 1984, p.154 under no.248a.
Ian Warrell, Turner: The Fourth Decade: Watercolours 1820–1830, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1991, p.27 under no.4.
Dr Jan Piggott, Turner’s Vignettes, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1993, pp.22, 33–4, 88 reproduced in black and white cat.39 as ‘Edinburgh from Leith Harbour’.
Gerald Finley, Angel in the Sun: Turner’s Vision of History, Montreal and Kingston [Canada] 1999, pp.102, 225 note 36.
Katrina Thomson, Turner and Sir Walter Scott: The Provincial Antiquities and Picturesque Scenery of Scotland, exhibition catalogue, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh 1999, pp.33, 98 under cat.47, 99 reproduced in black and white no.48, 100 no.48.
J.R. Piggott, ‘Salerooms Report’, Turner Society News, no.84, March 2000, p.15.
Evelyn Joll, Martin Butlin and Luke Herrmann (eds.), The Oxford Companion to J.M.W. Turner, Oxford 2001, p.121.
David Blayney Brown, Turner in the Tate Collection, London 2002, p.116 reproduced in colour pl.72.