THE NATIONAL MONUMENT TO BE COMPLETED FOR THE SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY ON THE MODEL OF THE PARTHENON AN APPEAL TO THE SCOTTISH PEOPLE , DELUX Edition in Slipcase box

By: WILLIAM MITCHELL , S.S.C.

Price: £75.00

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In Slipcase box..Sewn paperback with envelope fold style printed jacket with purple titles and decs. 275x220mm approx.xxi + 63 nos. pp + plans. 4 page prospectus loosely laid in giving binding styles and prices for copies to be ordered in various cases and bindings from Bernard Quaritch. Colour frontis + five other colour illustrations and plans (original and revised- drawn by Henry F Kerr ARIBA + facsimile letters. These together with the colour illustrations are printed on quality art paper whilst the text of the book is printed on hand made paper with the watermark of Hodgkinson & co. The printing was by R&R Clarke of Edinburgh with their attractive wood block featuring twice in the book. The armorial die of the then Edinburgh Town Council was cut for this publication the first printing of which was in Dec 1906 when the appeal was launched for the project and this the delux edition was published as a limited edition of 500 copies as a record of interest to book collectors etc of a project with great possibilities and as a guide for a future occasion! The book is housed in a purple case with the short title in gilt "The Edinburgh Parthenon" with gilt Parthenon and Town Council crest. Silk embroidered pull with Tassels. (Case a little rubbed with loss to cloth at corners and with some soiling including a cup ring. Dust Jacket book and 4pp promotion pamphlet near fine with no notable defects and no previous owner name) Please see our images of the actual item offered for sale.

Title: THE NATIONAL MONUMENT TO BE COMPLETED FOR THE SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY ON THE MODEL OF THE PARTHENON AN APPEAL TO THE SCOTTISH PEOPLE , DELUX Edition in Slipcase box

Author Name: WILLIAM MITCHELL , S.S.C.

Categories: Topography, History, Architecture,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: LONDON, ADAM AND CHARLES BLACK: 1907

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Type: Book

Seller ID: 118197

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