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[SCOTTISH BINDING]. Buchanan, Robert North Coast And Other Poems.

  • £450.00

London George Routledge And Sons 1868
8vo, [xiv], 250, [6] p., 53 steel engraved illustrations by the Dalziel Brothers, CONTEMPORARY CRIMSON MOROCCO BESPOKE BINDING WITH GILT RULES IN THE STYLE OF A SCOTTISH TARTAN (corners rubbed, small worm hole at head of spine), gilt ruled spine compartments with central leaf motif.

First edition of the Scottish poet, Robert Buchanan's, sixth book. It received critical acclaim for Buchanan's faculty for poetic narrative and sympathetic insight into the humbler conditions of life. Of the illustrations and printing Gleeson White says "the engraving is at their best [Daziel Brothers] and the printing unusually good. White p.134
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