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RARE SCOTTISH ANTIQUE BOOK - ' OLD GLASGOW 1894 ' - LTD EDITION NO.35 OF 400
1894. A VERY RARE SCOTTISH BOOK . GLASGOW HISTORY . 'THE MEMORIAL CATALOGUE OF THE OLD GLASGOW EXHIBITION 1894 ' PUBLISHED BY THE GLASGOW INSTITUTE OF THE FINE ARTS IN 1896 . THIS IS ONE OF THE ORIGINAL 400 COPIES FOR SUBSCRIBERS ONLY . THERE WERE ALSO ANOTHER 50 COPIES WHICH WERE PRINTED ON HANDMADE PAPER WITH THE ILLUSTRATIONS ON JAPANESE . THIS IS AN EARLY NUMBER , NUMBER 35 OF THE 400 . 503 NUMBERED PAGES PLUS LOTS OF ILLUSTRATIONS INCLUDING MANY PHOTOGRAVURES BY ANNAN & SONS . PAGES APPROXIMATELY 29 CM X 21 CMS . MANY OF THE PAGES HAVE NEVER BEEN FULLY OPENED AS THEY ARE STILL ATTACHED AT THE TOP . IT'S UP TO YOU IF YOU WISH TO OPEN THEM OR LEAVE THEM AS THEY ARE . EXAMPLES ARE SHOWN IN PHOTOS 6 AND 12 . AT OVER 120 YEARS OLD IT DOES HAVE MANY IMPERFECTIONS . THE COVER HAS WEAR AND MARKS . THE INTERIOR HAS WEAR ,TEARS ,MARKS AND FOXING . THE FOXING IS WORSE IN THE FIRST FEW AND LAST FEW PAGES .MANY OF THE PAGES ARE ROUGH AROUND THE EDGES . SOME OF THE THIN PAPER PROTECTING THE ILLUSTRATIONS ARE MISSING OR ARE NOT PERFECT . MOST OF THE ILLUSTRATIONS ARE IN GOOD ANTIQUE CONDITION . I'VE TRIED TO SHOW A GOOD OVERVIEW OF THE BOOK'S CONDITION IN THE PHOTOS , BUT IF YOU ARE SERIOUSLY INTERESTED I CAN SEND MORE PHOTOS TO YOU AND ANSWER QUESTIONS . A COPY OF THE BOOK CAN BE READ ON THE INTERNET . IF YOU ENTER ON GOOGLE SEARCH 'OLD GLASGOW 1894 BOOK ' AND SCROLL DOWN YOU SHOULD FIND IT . PLEASE VIEW ALL PHOTOS CAREFULLY FOR A GOOD IDEA OF CONDITION , SUBJECT MATTER ETC . SIGNATURE REQUIRED AT YOUR END . ALL OFFERS CONSIDERED. [Attributes: First Edition]
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