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The Story of the Tweed

£19.99

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Maroon cloth hard covers with gilt titles on the spine, blind-stamped titles and decoration on the front. Boards have bevelled edges, corner wear and surface scuffing. Spine has wear and chipping at the top and base of the spine, wear and a small tear on the rear hinge and wear and cracking on the front hinge. Gilt top edge, untrimmed fore and lower edges. A blue sticker has been attached to the front pastedown,; an address has been impressed into the first free endpaper. Front and rear hinges are cracked at the pastedowns but otherwise the binding is sound. Endpapers are foxed; occasional foxing in the text. No inscriptions. Illustrated with 8 black 7 white plates. This volume is probably the unlimited edition published in 1909; the first edition was limited to 375 copies. A series of short sketches illustrated with engravings depicting the breathtaking beauty to be found in the Scottish landscape along the River Tweed.

Item details

Added value:
First unlimited edition 1909
Author(s):
Maxwell, Sir Herbert
Condition:
Fair
Edition:
1909
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
374
Publisher:
James Nisbet

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Maroon cloth hard covers with gilt titles on the spine, blind-stamped titles and decoration on the front. Boards have bevelled edges, corner wear and surface scuffing. Spine has wear and chipping at the top and base of the spine, wear and a small tear on the rear hinge and wear and cracking on the front hinge. Gilt top edge, untrimmed fore and lower edges. A blue sticker has been attached to the front pastedown,; an address has been impressed into the first free endpaper. Front and rear hinges are cracked at the pastedowns but otherwise the binding is sound. Endpapers are foxed; occasional foxing in the text. No inscriptions. Illustrated with 8 black 7 white plates. This volume is probably the unlimited edition published in 1909; the first edition was limited to 375 copies. A series of short sketches illustrated with engravings depicting the breathtaking beauty to be found in the Scottish landscape along the River Tweed.

Added value:
First unlimited edition 1909
Author(s):
Maxwell, Sir Herbert
Condition:
Fair
Edition:
1909
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
374
Publisher:
James Nisbet

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