The Book Of Scottish Ballads - Alex Whitelaw Bound By Riviere & Son, Glasgow 1845
Item History and Pricing
|Publisher: Blackie And Son||Year Printed: 1845|
|Place of Publication: Glasgow, Edinburgh||Special Attributes: Miniature|
|Author: Alex Whitelaw||Binding: Hardcover|
|ISBN: Does not apply|
This elaborately bound 576 page book is in excellent condition except for the front cover being detached (see pictures). The spine is still tight. The gilt edge pages remain clear with some light tan...ning throughout the pages and some occasional marking. The back binding is beginning to crack but still secure. The silk does have some fraying on the front inside page (see picture). One inside page does have an inscription from a previous owner (see picture).Cosway binding with 2 hand painted miniature (on front and back) under glass by C. B. Currie. Inside front cover is marked “BOUND BY RIVIERE & SON.” “FROM DESIGNS BY J.H. STONEHOUSE” and back cover is marked “Miniatures by C.B. CURRIE”
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