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Select Views on The River Clyde Engraved by Joseph Swan, From Drawings by J. Fleming With Historical and Descriptive Illustrations by John M. Leighton
Published: Glasgow: Joseph Swan, Engraver, London: Moon, Boys and Graves, Printsellers to the King First Edition 1830. Glasgow and London 1830. First edition hard back binding in half navy calf covers, six gilt raised cross bands to the spine, gilt title and author lettering on deep burgundy morocco to one compartment, rich navy marble covers and page edges. Quarto. 11'' x 9''. Contains [viii] [x] [4] 168 printed pages of text with 42 single-sided monochrome engravings throughout. List of Subscribers. From the library and private estate of Sir John Gladstone [1764-1851] Father of William Gladstone [1809-1898], British Liberal Statesman and Prime Minister, with the Fasque House [a derivative of a Gaelic word simply meaning shelter] book plate to the front paste down. Just a little sporadic foxing to the first 30 pages, one small tear to the top inner gutter of page 23, very minor rubs to the extremities, without any ownership markings, binding firm, square and sound, and in Very Good clean and presentable condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.
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