1890 Royal Edinburgh, Her Saints, Kings, Prophets and Poets by Mrs. Oliphant. 60 illustrations by George Reid. Fine binding.


A very handsome binding graces the boards of this 1890 1st edition chronicling the Scottish city of Edinburgh, with many handsome illustrations by George Reid. The illustration index lists sixty illustrations by George Reid!
Physical Attributes -

Measures 22 x 15.5 x 4 cm. Moroccan leather with five raised cords on the spine. Spine compartments with gilt decorations, and the title, year and author in gilt. Boards are ruled in gilt. Pages - (2) 8 leaves, 486 pages, 1 leaf of advertisement, (2).

Condition -

See pictures. Joints are cracked. Slight ghost of book on front board. Sunning to spine, spine ribs have some rubbing and a chip (bottom cord). Front board bottom corner worn through and paste board splayed. Book seller note on back of flyleaf. No other writing. No tears. Despite any condition issues, a handsome book that looks great on the shelf and feels soft and subtle in your hands.

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