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Swan’s Views of the Lakes of Scotland: a series of views, from paintings taken expressly for the work

Fleming & Leighton
Glasgow, Joseph Swan, 1836

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with historical and descriptive illustrations, by John M. Leighton.  and remarks on the scenery of the highlands by Professor Wilson

Glasgow, Joseph Swan, 1836.

2nd edition. 4to. pplii 223.

finely bound in full dark green morocco, heavily embellished in gilt. lightly rubbed to the extremities. light foxing to plate surrounds and occasional foxing elsewhere, but generally a clean and crisp copy.

although containing only the volume one title-page, this is in fact the complete work, with 52 fine steel engraved plates from paintings by John Fleming and engraved by Joseph Swan, plus the two vignette views