DICKSON, Robert and EDMOND, John Philip.
Title Annals of Scottish Printing from the Introduction of the Art in 1507 to the Beginning of the Seventeenth Century.
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher Cambridge: Macmillan & Bowes: 1890. 0
Seller ID 3353
Royal 4to., pp xv, [i] blank, 272 and pp [iv], 273-530,  blank and with 73 facsimiles of title-pages, colophons & devices. Fore and tail-edges uncut with deckles remaining. Half papered boards, skilfully rebacked in matching cream cloth with original spines laid down, new endpapers. Original endpapers freckled, text fresh and clean with wide margins, edge wear to boards. Loosely inserted is a copy of the original 4 pp prosepectus, dated January, 1890, a sample leaf of the small paper copy and EDMOND, John Philip. Bibliographical Gleanings, 1890-93: Being additions and corrections to the Annals of Scottish Printing, The Edinburgh Bibliographical Society: , 12 pp. The latter item is particularly scarce. A very sound copy, 2 volumes. Number 41 of only 100 copies on large paper, signed by John Edmond.
history of the book, printing history, sixteenth century, Scotland, bibliography, seventeenth century, Scottish history