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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 53

    M'NAY, James (1757/8-1808). A Guide from Glasgow to some of the most remarkable Scenes in the Highlands of Scotland and to the Falls of the Clyde. Glasgow: printed in the Courier Office, 1797. 8° (204 x 128mm). Tree calf gilt by C. Kalthoeber, greek-style border on sides, flat spine elaborately decorated gilt with floral and foliate motifs, compartments rulled in gilt, 2 red morocco lettering-pieces, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Provenance: bookplate -- manuscript note: Beckford sale 2043.

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    M'NAY, James (1757/8-1808). A Guide from Glasgow to some of the most remarkable Scenes in the Highlands of Scotland and to the Falls of the Clyde. Glasgow: printed in the Courier Office, 1797. 8° (204 x 128mm). Tree calf gilt by C. Kalthoeber, greek-style border on sides, flat spine elaborately decorated gilt with floral and foliate motifs, compartments rulled in gilt, 2 red morocco lettering-pieces, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Provenance: bookplate -- manuscript note: Beckford sale 2043.


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