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A Collection of 5 Early Tourist Guides to Edinburgh, 1900-1934

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Original price £50.00
Current price £40.00
SKU LAN9102

An interesting set of 5 early Edinburgh softback guide books, generally in good condition and illustrated, comprising;

Benjie's Guide to Edinburgh and Vicinity. Including Roslin, Hawthornden, Aberdour, Linlithgow, North Berwick, Abbotsford, melrose, and Dryborough Abbey with a Plan of the City, and Forty-Seven Illustrations. Published by Duncan Macara, Edinburgh. Sixteenth Edition. Undated, but c. 1900. vii + 1pp Advertisement + Fold-out map + 127pp +. 1pp +xvi Advertisements. Good overall. Cover a little discolored and worn. Some spotting to pages at beginning and end. Text mainly bright and clean. Some pencil annotations to final text page;

Edinburgh; Official Guide Issued for the Corporation; The City and its Interests & Activities described, with Illustrations in Colour and Black and White. Printed by Morrison & Gibb Ltd, Tanfield, Ltd, 1929 (date from Preface). Wraps with some wear. With tipped in fold-out colour map at front. viii + 136pp + ix-xvi Advertisements. Text mainly bright and clean;

Edinburgh; Official Guide Issued by the Corporation by Messrs John Menzies & Co., Ltd, Edinburgh. Undated, with previous owner's pencil annotation for 1934. Wraps with some soiling and wear. Handwritten 'Edinburgh' to spine. With loose fold-out colour map. 192pp. Text mainly bright and clean;

The New Illustrated Guide to Edinburgh, by John Reid. Published by Andrew Elliot, Edinburgh. Tenth Edition. Undated but previous owner's pencil date of 'c. 1906'. With printed red wraps, worn and soiled. Text generally bright and clean. viii + 148pp + 20pp Advertisements;

The New Illustrated Guide to Edinburgh, Historical and Antiquarian. By John Reid. Revised by John Geddie. Published by Andrew Elliot, Edinburgh. New edition, 1929. With printed red wraps. Front cover detached and spine worn with losses.. Text generally bright and clean. Previous owner's name to title page. xii )including fold-out map + 153pp + 7pp Advertisements.

Dimensions: Each book approximately 185mm high x 125mm wide x 10mm deep.

Weight: approximately 963g (the set - unpacked).