Auction 132, Lot 428

"Black's Picturesque Tourist of Scotland", Black, Adam & Charles

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1869 (published)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
4.5 x 7 inches
11.4 x 17.8 cm

This great guide provides a wealth of information for the tourist, including numerous illustrated view, railway maps, and street plans (several folding) of all the major towns. Index maps of the southern and northern parts of the country form the endpapers. Tucked into a pocket at rear is a folding map titled, The Tourist's Map of Scotland (19.8 x 26.5") 8vo, 18th edition, 632 pp. Bound in original green cloth with gilt lettering and decorative stamping on spine and front cover.

References:

Condition: B

Front cover starting to detach with the cloth split along the spine. Contents very good with some minor damp stains. The map has some toning on folds with some fold intersection splits.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $55

Closed on 6/2/2010

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