Select Views of the River Clyde
engraved by Joseph Swan, from drawings by Mr. J. Fleming.
with historical and descriptive illustrations by John M. Leighton
Glasgow, Joseph Swan, 1830
a fine early 19th century plate book, illustrating and describing the River Clyde from its source to the lower reaches of the Firth of Clyde .
a companion volume to ‘Select Views of Glasgow and its Environs’, by the same author and illustrator.
4to [27x21cm]. ppiv 168 + 42 finely executed steel engraved plates on india paper, each with the original tissue guard.
scattered light foxing, but generally in good clean condition bound in a contemporary half leather binding, lightly rubbed, but sound and undamaged.
with ‘Western Club Glasgow’ gilt stamp to front cover