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Select Views of Glasgow and its Environs

£150.00

  • Select Views of Glasgow and its Environs

Select Views of Glasgow and its Environs

Leighton & Swan
Glasgow, Joseph Swan, 1828

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Description

engraved by Joseph Swan, from drawings by Mr. J. Fleming and Mr. J. Knox, with historical and descriptive illustrations and an introductory sketch of the progress of the city, by John M. Leighton

Glasgow, Joseph Swan, 1828.

4to [27x21cm]. ppxvi 92 + 33 finely executed steel engraved plates

bound in full contemporary morocco leather with gilt border and spine decoration.  all edges gilt.

2cm loss of leather at foot of spine. joints rubbed. a little foxing, but generally very clean and fresh

this is one of the early copies with the plates described as ‘fine proof impressions’ on India Paper.  also included is the original printed prospectus for the book