A Visit to Edinburgh; Containing a Description of the Principal Curiosities and Public Buildings in the Scottish Metropolis / 1818 ( Frontispiece intact )( Scotland ) ( George Heriot Hospital / School related)


----------hardcover, about 3.5 x 5.5 inches, leather bound, a Good copy only, rubbing and staining to the leather, two inch section of the upper part of the spine is gone, crack along the spine and front cover fold but still very much attached, ink name and date " James Black Sept. 18th, 1821 " on front blank endpaper, both covers sport the stamp / logo / motto / emblem for George Heriot School " I Distribute cheerfully", some loss to the gilt of the emblem, this likely once belonged to a former student of GHS and was not likely from the GHS library as there are no indications of school ownership, 171 pages, b&w frontispiece of Edinburgh is intact, a sound copy of a rare book, ---there is no author indicated but the book mentions in quite a few spots the Marchmont family and especially Lucy Marchmont and the final page ends with the name Maria Woodville so maybe Woodville was the author, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: A Visit to Edinburgh; Containing a Description of the Principal Curiosities and Public Buildings in the Scottish Metropolis / 1818 ( Frontispiece intact )( Scotland ) ( George Heriot Hospital / School related)

Author Name: No Author, Advertisement Intro By S.S.S. (?) ( Lucy Marchmont / Maria Woodville ) ( George Heriot Hospital / School related)

Illustrator: Leather Bound

Categories: History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland / London, England, Edinburgh / London, UK: Printed for Fairbairn & Anderson ( Successors to Mr Creech ) and G & W B Whittaker, Darton & Co., W Darton, Jr. (printed By Walker & Greig ), 1818, 1st Edition, First printing: 1818

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good (see description)

Jacket Condition: No Jacket as issued

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158292

Keywords: A Visit to Edinburgh; Containing a Description of the Principal Curiosities and Public Buildings in the Scottish Metropolis / 1818 ( Frontispiece intact ) ( George Heriot Hospital / School related)