Book Description

The History of Dundee; being an account of the origin and progress of the burgh from the earliest period; embracing a description of its antiquities, topography, public works and buildings, manufacture and commerce, municipal, educational, and charitable institutions, with biographical sketches of eminent men. A new and enlarged edition of the work, published in 1847, by James Thomson. John Durham and Son. Dundee. 1874. Royal 8vo. xvi, 419, (1), xxxiii, 8pp. Folding map frontis., further illus. by the author. Original publisher’s red cloth, with the Dundee crest in gilt to upper board, gilt lettering to spine. Some rubbing and shelf wear, corners bumped, fraying to head and tail of spine. Hinges cracked but pretty firm. Spotting to title page. Small dot of red sealing wax to rep. Map carefully reinforced to edges and fold. Includes the subscribers list.
Author Maclaren, James
Date 1874
Binding Original publisher's cloth
Publisher John Durham and Son. Dundee
Pages xvi, 419, (1), xxxiii, 8.

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