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Stuart (John Sobieski Stolberg) & Stuart (Charles Edward


Published: Edinburgh, London, Paris, Leipzig & Sydney, 1982

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With observations upon the literature, art, manufactures, and commerce of the Highlands and Western Isles during the middle ages, and on the influence of the sixteenth century, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries upon their present condition.

xix, lxii, 171 pages, additional chromolithographic title page, 36 plates engraved or lithographed plates – mostly hand coloured, publisher’s half red roan and patterned green cloth sides, titled gilt on the upper cover and spine, marbled endpapers with cloth hinges, all edges gilt. The roan leather is worn and rubbed at the top and bottom of the spine and at the corners. The green cloth is lightly insect scarred and with some staining, the second free endpaper is detached, plate 24 is loose and the protruding edge is frayed and soiled, the binding is a little loose. The plates and contents clean and bright.

An edition limited to 500 copies. This copy is unnumbered.

  • Binding Condition: Fair
  • Overall Condition: Fair
  • Size: Large folio (580 x 525 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
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