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1824 History of Scotland for Children (12 Engravings) Macbeth, Bruce, Wallace

1824 History of Scotland for Children (12 Engravings) Macbeth, Bruce, Wallace

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Stories Selected from the History of Scotland for Children
Intended as a Companion to the Stories Selected from the History of England

No mention of author

London: Printed for Harris and Son, Date: 1824. Hardback, 12mo. Original red morocco backed and printed paper covered boards, flat spine ruled and lettered in gilt.  [4], 164 pp. Engraved title page showing a Scots soldier resting with a view of Stirling Castle in the background. Illustrated with 6 plates (including frontis), each with two small steel engravings. The engravings are of fine details and presented here.

CONDITION
A good copy of this early children's Scottish history book. Small piece of leather missing from the bottom of the spine but otherwise binding is good with some bumping to the corners. Front endpaper has a contemporary inscription. Name and date in light pencil to reverse of frontis and dated 1828. All contents present and pages good throughout. A little offsetting to the pages opposite the engraved plates. Overall a good copy. Scarce.

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