The Clyde. River and Firth

MUNRO, Neil, and Mary Y. and J. Young HUNTER [illustrators]. The Clyde. River and Firth.

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MUNRO, Neil, and Mary Y. and J. Young HUNTER [illustrators]. The Clyde. River and Firth. London, A. & C. Black, 1907.

Small 4to. Original blue cloth decorated and lettered in red, light blue yellow and gold, top edge gilt; pp. x, [2], 205, [2, advertisements], colour frontispiece retaining tissue guard, colour plates with captioned tissue guards; school prize bookplate inside cront covers, minimal rubbing to edges, light offsetting from endpapers; otherwise a near fine copy.
~b~First edition. A fine monograph on the Clyde, not only detailing the ship-building industry, but the picturesque aspects of the landscape and history as well, in a binding designed by Albert Angus Turbayne, one of the leading book designers and follower of William Morris of American-Scottish extraction.
Inman 14.~i~

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