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Original Historical Description of the Monastery, Chapel Royal, and Palace of Holyrood House, Charles Mackie, 1832

£60.00
SKU LAN8853

Original Historical Description of the Monastery, Chapel Royal, and Palace of Holyrood House. By Charles Mackie.

Published by John Anderson Jun., Edinburgh and John Leslie, London, 1832. Ninth Edition, Enlarged and Improved.

A good cloth hardback with burgundy covered boards and patterned dark green cloth spine with title label. Covers scuffed and bumped with colour fading. With worn areas to title label. Previous owner's signature (Robert Montgomery) in script to first pastedown.

With preliminary pictorial title with frontispiece engraving, with some staining and spotting. Text is bright and clean throughout with very occasional pencil annotation or light spotting.

First plate is age toned with some spotting. Second plate with 3cm edge tear. Some mild toning and spotting to other plates, but a nice copy of an uncommon volume.

Text in English.

xii Introduction + 1pp Contents + 1pp Advertisement + 13-144pp + 10pp Plates (as called for) + 4pp publisher's advertisements.

Approximate dimensions: 320mm high x 262mmcm wide x 22mm deep.

Weighs approximately 316g unpacked.