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SONGS OF THE EDINBURGH ANGLING CLUB by Edinburgh Angling Club - First 1858 - 1858 - from Well Read Books and Biblio.com

SONGS OF THE EDINBURGH ANGLING CLUB

by Edinburgh Angling Club

Condition: Fair/No Jacket (as issued)


Edinburgh: Privately Printed, 1858. Green buckram gilt stamped on front cover and spine, shaken, slightly uneven pages, bad cracking at the front and middle of the pages, occasional smudges and neat pencil markings, overall good condition of contents. Features many illustrations by members of the club, including a frontispiece of the cover stamp. "A collection of songs for the prominent Edinburgh Angling Club, this collectible was privately printed for members of the club and features many beautiful engravings by some members.". First 1858. Buckram. Fair/No Jacket (as issued). Illus. by Illustrations Drawn and Engraved by Members of the Club.

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