THE COMMERCIAL BANK OF SCOTLAND. Our Bank. The Story of the Commercial Bank of Scotland Ltd. 1810 - 1941. London, Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd., .
8vo. Publisher's red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, front board lettered and ornamented in gilt; in the original dust wrapper, lettered and ornamented in red; outer and lower edges untrimmed; pp. ix, 91; with 11 photographic plates, one being the frontispiece; a little rubbing to dust-wrapper, with a few small unobtrusive marks; light foxing to edges and endpapers, else a very good copy.
First edition. 'The present brief synopsis of the history of the Bank was suggested by the general manager, Mr. J. M. Erskine, D. L., … The record is merely a collection of facts gleaned from many sources, but the hope is expressed that it may serve the purpose fro which it is intended' (Preface). John Erskine became an apprentice at the bank in 1910, aged 16, and went on to become the bank's general manager in 1932. The bank has since merged with the National Bank of Scotland and the Royal Bank of Scotland.