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Charles Rennie Mackintosh cover design; Rambles Among Our Industries; Leather and Bootmaking, 1913

£95.00
SKU LAN8895

Charles Rennie Mackintosh was commissioned by Blackie and Sons to design the covers for two series of their books - The Rambler Travel Books and Rambles Among Our Industries. This is a scarce example from the latter series. Uncommon - Worldcat identifies 22 copies of this 1913 printing in libraries worldwide.

Rambles Among Our Industries; Leather and Bootmaking, by William J. Claxton.

Published by Blackie and Son Limited, London, Glasgow and Bombay, 1913 first edition.

Very good softback with with limp cloth covers with printed Mackintosh design. Mild wear and spine is a little sunned, but a very nice example indeed of this very scarce publication. Text is clean with scattered age spotting, and soundly bound. Illustrated throughout and with 4 colour plates (including frontispiece), all present. Endpapers age toned.

Text in English.

80pp + 4pp colour plates.

Approximate dimensions: 180mm high x 131mmcm wide x 8mm deep.

Weighs approximately 125g (unpacked).