A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland

SKU: 022798
Regular price £650.00 GBP inc. VAT
Scarce. Brown leather boards with no lettering to front or spine. Extensive shelfwear to boards, with some marks and stains. Corners are bumped and worn. Wear to board edges and especially along the spine edges where the cloth is splitting. Spine is creased and worn, with small losses to both ends where the leather has worn away. Page edges are rather grubby, with some foxing. Spine has raised 5 bands, but no label. FEP and REP are coming away from boards. Endpages are creased, grubby and stained. Previous owner's mark. Front inner hinge is cracked, FFEP detached, but present. Rear inner hinge is cracked but holding. Textblock possible missing blank page from front. Some inked annotations to the textblock. Early/late pages are rather grubby, with a couple of spots of foxing. 392 pp. Large, folding, black and white map of the Western Isles of Scotland has a small tear and a couple of spots of foxing, but is otherwise intact. Folding black and white plate showing a Heathen Temple symbol is attached and intact. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 552g.  (YBP Ref: 022798:15(2e))
  • Author: MARTIN, M
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  • Publisher: Andrew Bell
  • Condition: Poor
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  • Size: 8vo - over 73/4in - 93/4in Tall
  • Binding: Hardcover
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  • Published in: London
  • Published Date: 1703
  • Edition: 1st
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  • Language: English