Argyll's Highlands: or MacCailein Mor and the Lords of Lorne, Cuthbert Bede, 1902
Argyll's Highlands: or MacCailein Mor and the Lords of Lorne; With Traditional Tales and Legends of the County of Argyll and the Campbells and Macdonalds, by Cuthbert Bede (aka Edward Bradley, 1827-1889). Edited by John Mackay.
Published by John Mackay, "Celtic Monthly" Office, Glasgow, 1902. First edition. Scarce.
A very good hardback with modern binding comprising blue leather spine with gilt title and blue/green cloth. Some mild discoloration to corners and a few scuffs to rear. Soundly bound.
Text is very good throughout. Previous owner's marks to half title and title pages. Occasional pencil annotation to text - mainly a cross in pencil next to a passage of note, except for p.3 which has a section bordered in ink. Upper edge of text block is gilt. Other edges are mostly rough cut and age toned. At the rear p. 307 (last page of index) and the Map of Kintyre are facsimile replacements.
Text in English.
xvi + 307pp + map.
Weight: approximately 1.46kg (unpacked weight).
Approximately 273mm tall x 212mm wide x 32mm deep.