Aberdeen Fifty Years Ago:.

ABERDEEN. [RETTIE, JAMES]..

Bound in original quarter cloth over pictorial card boards. Extremities worn. Lacks front free endpaper and ink comments to a few plates.

£45.00

Publisher

Lewis Smith, 3, M'Combie's Court.,

Place

Aberdeen

Date

1868

Synopsis

Being a series of twenty-one engravings of buildings in and that were about aberdeen; along with wood engravings of some of the wells, etc. etc.

Item Description

4to. 6 x 9.25 inches. viii + 129 pp. + [1].

Illustrations

Illustrated by engraved title, 20 engraved plates, two maps, double page inscription on roof of cathedral in red and black, and by 11 wood engravings in text.

Notes

The engravings in this book were the illustrations of the Delineation of Aberdeen by Robert Wilson and some others. James Rettie has been suggested as an author of the letterpress text. There are detailed indexes to the the two reproduced plans of the city, 1661 and 1789.

[Stock No. 22588]

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