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The Caledonian Itenery;or, A Tour on the Banks of the Dee (Two Volumes in One)

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The Caledonian Itenery;or, A Tour on the Banks of the Dee (Two Volumes in One)

by Laing, Alexander

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  • hardcover
  • First
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Aberdeen, Scotland, UK: Privately Printed. Very Good/No Jacket. 1819. First Edition. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Bound in half brown leather with red title label and bright gilt titles, this 1819 hardcover Privately Printed First Edition is close VG. 142pp A long narrative poem with extensive footnotes.Plus 56pp short verse pieces by same author i.e, On War, British Liberty, Translated from French, Hymn, Croma, Pastoral, Recreations etc. Also, bound up with this volume: "The Eccentric Magazine", A Collection of Anecdotes, Epitaphs, Bon Mots, Coundrums etc. Privately Printed in Aberdeen, 1820 by Alexander Laing and with local Scottish theme. Some damage to spine at junction of rear board and spine: two small section missing approximately 6cm x 0.5cm. Raised bands to spine, marbled edges, clean ednpapers, small chips to top of spine, binding sound and otherwise VG .


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Camillas Bookshop GB (GB)
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The Caledonian Itenery;or, A Tour on the Banks of the Dee (Two Volumes in One)
Laing, Alexander
Book condition
Used - Very Good/No Jacket
First Edition
Privately Printed
Place of Publication
Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Date Published
Alexander, Laing, Caledonian, Itinerary, 1819

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About Camillas Bookshop

Camilla's Bookshop is a large secondhand and antiquarian bookstore situated in the resort town of Eastbourne.We have more than 500,000 books in all categories. Our specialities include: armed forces, transport, travel, politics, history, literature (several thousand novels including modern firsts), religion, esoteric & occult and art.Shop hours are 10:00 - 17:00, excepting Sundays and Bank Holidays.Unfortunately, we do not ship to Denmark.


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