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British topography and history

In Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs

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500 GBP
Edinburgh

British topography and history
Collection of works
Logan, James. The Scottish Gael; or, Celtic Manners, observed among the Highlanders. London: Smith, Elder, and Co., 1831. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, contemporary tan half calf by J. Philip of Aberdeen, 8 hand-coloured aquatint plates including frontispieces, half-titles, contemporary ownership inscriptions (Alexander Irvine) to title-pages, volume 2 spine-label detaching;Bartlett, W. H. (illustrator). The Ports, Harbours, Watering-Places, and Coast Scenery of Great Britain. With Descriptions by William Beattie. London: George Virtue, 1842. First edition, 2 volumes, 4to, contemporary tan half calf by John Trail of Fraserburgh (with his ticket), numerous engraved plates, tissue guards;Brown, John C., & others. Scotland Illustrated in a Series of Eighty Views by John C. Brown, William Brown, Andrew Donaldson, John Fleming, David M. Mackenzie, W. B. Scott, D. Stewart, and Other Scottish Artists. London: A. Fullarton and Co., 1845. First edition, 4to, contemporary tan half calf by John Trail of Fraserburgh, numerous steel-engraved plates, tissue guards, joints cracked;Macgibbon, David and Thomas Ross. The Castellated and Domestic Architecture of Scotland from the Twelfth to the Eighteenth Century. Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1887-92. First edition, 5 volumes, large 8vo, original cloth;Campbell, J. F. Popular Tales of the West Highlands, Orally Collected, with a Translation. Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1860. First edition, 4 volumes, 8vo, original cloth, frontispieces to volumes 2-4, bookplate of Hugh Henry Robertson Aikman to volume 1 (with related gift inscription to half-title), W. H. Smith & Son subscription library labels to front pastedowns of volumes 3 and 4, volume 2 cloth very mottled and rubbed, binding shaken, light mottling and rubbing to bindings of other volumes;[Landon, Letitia E.]. Fisher's Drawing Room Scrap Book; with Poetical Illustrations. London: H. Fisher, R. Fisher, & P. Jackson, 1835. 4to, original blind-stamped cloth with gilt-tooled leather backstrip, engraved plates including Indian subjects, front inner hinge cracked and frontispiece loose;Thornbury, Walter. Old and New London: a Narrative of its History, its People, and its Places. London: Cassell Petter & Galpin, c.1880. 6 volumes, 4to, contemporary red half calf, numerous wood-engraved plates;Gilpin, William. Remarks on Forest Scenery, and Other Woodland Views. Edinburgh: Fraser & Co., 1834. 2 volumes, 8vo, contemporary blue-green straight-grain half morocco gilt;Leslie, Forbes. The Early Races of Scotland and their Monuments. Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1866. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, original blue cloth gilt, tinted lithographic plates (25)
From the library of the late Robert Bogdan (1950-2022), of Boghead of Torries and Dykehead of Avochie, Aberdeenshire, geography master at Charterhouse and sometime chairman of the Scottish Castles Association.

British topography and history
Collection of works
Logan, James. The Scottish Gael; or, Celtic Manners, observed among the Highlanders. London: Smith, Elder, and Co., 1831. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, contemporary tan half calf by J. Philip of Aberdeen, 8 hand-coloured aquatint plates including frontispieces, half-titles, contemporary ownership inscriptions (Alexander Irvine) to title-pages, volume 2 spine-label detaching;Bartlett, W. H. (illustrator). The Ports, Harbours, Watering-Places, and Coast Scenery of Great Britain. With Descriptions by William Beattie. London: George Virtue, 1842. First edition, 2 volumes, 4to, contemporary tan half calf by John Trail of Fraserburgh (with his ticket), numerous engraved plates, tissue guards;Brown, John C., & others. Scotland Illustrated in a Series of Eighty Views by John C. Brown, William Brown, Andrew Donaldson, John Fleming, David M. Mackenzie, W. B. Scott, D. Stewart, and Other Scottish Artists. London: A. Fullarton and Co., 1845. First edition, 4to, contemporary tan half calf by John Trail of Fraserburgh, numerous steel-engraved plates, tissue guards, joints cracked;Macgibbon, David and Thomas Ross. The Castellated and Domestic Architecture of Scotland from the Twelfth to the Eighteenth Century. Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1887-92. First edition, 5 volumes, large 8vo, original cloth;Campbell, J. F. Popular Tales of the West Highlands, Orally Collected, with a Translation. Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1860. First edition, 4 volumes, 8vo, original cloth, frontispieces to volumes 2-4, bookplate of Hugh Henry Robertson Aikman to volume 1 (with related gift inscription to half-title), W. H. Smith & Son subscription library labels to front pastedowns of volumes 3 and 4, volume 2 cloth very mottled and rubbed, binding shaken, light mottling and rubbing to bindings of other volumes;[Landon, Letitia E.]. Fisher's Drawing Room Scrap Book; with Poetical Illustrations. London: H. Fisher, R. Fisher, & P. Jackson, 1835. 4to, original blind-stamped cloth with gilt-tooled leather backstrip, engraved plates including Indian subjects, front inner hinge cracked and frontispiece loose;Thornbury, Walter. Old and New London: a Narrative of its History, its People, and its Places. London: Cassell Petter & Galpin, c.1880. 6 volumes, 4to, contemporary red half calf, numerous wood-engraved plates;Gilpin, William. Remarks on Forest Scenery, and Other Woodland Views. Edinburgh: Fraser & Co., 1834. 2 volumes, 8vo, contemporary blue-green straight-grain half morocco gilt;Leslie, Forbes. The Early Races of Scotland and their Monuments. Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1866. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, original blue cloth gilt, tinted lithographic plates (25)
From the library of the late Robert Bogdan (1950-2022), of Boghead of Torries and Dykehead of Avochie, Aberdeenshire, geography master at Charterhouse and sometime chairman of the Scottish Castles Association.

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