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The History of Dundee

The History of Dundee

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The History of Dundee: being an account of the origin and progress of the burgh from the earliest period; embracing a description of its antiquities, topography, public works and buildings, manufacture and commerce, municipal, educational, and charitable institutions, with biog

by Maclaren, James

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The History of Dundee; being an account of the origin and progress of the burgh from the earliest period; embracing a description of its antiquities, topography, public works and buildings, manufacture and commerce, municipal, educational, and charitable institutions, with biographical sketches of eminent men. A new and enlarged edition of the work, published in 1847, by James Thomson. John Durham and Son. Dundee. 1874. Royal 8vo. xvi, 419, (1), xxxiii, 8pp. Folding map frontispiece, further illus. by the author. Original publisher's red cloth, with the Dundee crest in gilt to upper board, gilt lettering to spine. Some rubbing and shelf wear, corners bumped, fraying to head and tail of spine. Hinges cracked but pretty firm. Spotting to title page. Small dot of red sealing wax to rep. Map carefully reinforced to edges and fold. Includes the subscribers list.

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Bookseller
Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
Biblio697
Title
The History of Dundee
Author
Maclaren, James
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
James Thomson. John Durham and Son
Place of Publication
Dundee
Date Published
1874
Size
8vo
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Scotland. Dundee, Scottish
Bookseller catalogs
History; British Local History; Scottish Enlightenment Soillseachadh na h-Alba;

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Rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Shelf Wear
Shelf wear (shelfwear) describes damage caused over time to a book by placing and removing a book from a shelf. This damage is...
New
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects, "new"...
Cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,...
Edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Title Page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...
Tail
The heel of the spine.

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