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In Praise of Tweed, W.S. Crockett, 1899, numbered limited edition, signed by Publisher

£30.00
SKU LAN8822

In Praise of Tweed, by W.S. Crockett, Minister of Tweedsmuir.

An anthology of poetic writings connected with the River Tweed, with biographical introductions. With 46 pieces covered, by a variety of authors including Robert Ferguson, William Wordsworth, Sir Walter Scott, Alexander Hume, John Ruskin, Andrew Lang and W S Crockett, amongst many others.

Published by James Lewis, Selkirk, 1899. First edition. Numbered limited edition, this being number 208. With presentation inscription to the first free endpaper signed by 'The Publisher'.

A good cloth hardback with decorated front cover and gilt title to spine. Covers with some soiling and rear cover has significant staining on the rear left edge (with no effect on contents). All soundly bound. Both first and last free endpapers with significant offset staining. 

Text pages are very good overall with only infrequent light spotting. Top edge gilt with lower and vertical edge rough cut as issued. A nicely presented book with text printed on good quality paper. Illustrated.

Text in English.

xxxix + 185pp .

Approximately 225mm high x 192mm wide x 30mm deep.

Weight approximately 826g (unpacked).