Inscriptions from the Shields or Panels of the Incorporated Trades in the Trinity Hall, Aberdeen, Andrew Jervise, 1863
Inscriptions from the Shields or Panels of the Incorporated Trades in the Trinity Hall, Aberdeen, Including Notices of the Antique Carved Oak Chairs. Also, Historical and Traditionary Accounts of the Origin and Progress of Certain of the Useful Arts. An Appendix contains a list of the Paintings in the Trinity Hall. By Andrew Jervise.
Published by Lewis Smith, Aberdeen. 1863 first edition. Uncommon.
A very good hardback with blue linen spine and marbled paper over boards. With minor bumping, and minor fading to spine. Gilt titles. Binding is a later rebind. Modern Front endpapers with small owner's bookplate to first pastedown and signed reference label opposite.
Discolored offsetting to first and last pages of the original leaves. Pictorial frontispiece showing the Arms of the Trade Incorporations of Aberdeen with 1cm marginal tear to top edge. Text pages are clean and bright throughout with only occasional minor mark. 1cm marginal tear to vertical edge of p.76. Soundly bound.
Text in English.
Approximately 183mm high x 128mm wide x 10mm deep.
Weight approximately 148g (unpacked).