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FORFARSHIRE ILLUSTRATED:
Cumming, Gershom (Engraver).

FORFARSHIRE ILLUSTRATED:

Being the Views of the Principal Towns, Gentlemen’s Seat, Antiquities, and Scenery in Forfarshire; With Historical and Descriptive Notices. Dundee: Published by ... 1848. vi + 186pp. 54 engraved plates and 1 mounted phototype (not corresponding exactly to the list of plates as usual). Frontis. with repair to head. [Bound with]. FAVOURITE SCENES OF HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN & PRINCE ALBERT IN SCOTLAND. [ii] + 52pp. Engraved t.p., 10 plates (of 11 listed but as issued i.e. calling for an engraving each of the Royal Arch and of the Reception at Dundee, but a single plate was issued of the reception at Dundee before the arch.) [Bound with]. DUNDEE WESTERN CEMETERY. The Dundee Cemetery Company established in the year 1845. 15 wood engraved leaves printed one side only.
Together 3 works in 1 vol. Sm. 4to. Some light browning, marbled e.ps., bound by Bayntun in later gilt rule edged crushed brown morocco with marbled boards, minor wear to boards, gilt ruling and gilt motifs with gilt lettering to spine, a.e.g. Scarce. Gershom Gourlay Cumming (1810–1898). First work An expanded edition of ‘Forfarshire illustrated: being views of gentlemen's seats, antiquities, and scenery in Forfarshire [Angus], with descriptive and historical notices.’ published in 1843.
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