Lumsden & Sons Steam Boat Companion by [LUSMDEN & SON]

Lumsden & Sons Steam Boat Companion or Stranger's Guide to the Western Isles and HIghlands of Scotland including the voyage from London to Leith with an excursion through the North Of Ireland to the Giant's Causeway &c....

Glasgow James Lumsden & Son, [1825, 1828 and 1831] 1831

Third and improved edition. Fold out map as frontis, vii + 280 pages,4 tissue guarded leaves of plates + 2 further fold out maps. Tall 12mo, Gilt decorated calf. Top 5cm of spine missing. Binding cracked along with inner hinges. In pencil on end paper there are outline sketches in pencil of s landscapes including a sketch of Inveraray Castle and another of the Water of Douglas. One or two note in contemporary hands in ink of heights of mountains. Clearly a book used as a guide book as an accompaniment to a period tour as at the end of the book on one of the free end papers is a list of hotels used on the trip. Bookplate of Gavin Stamp on front paste down.

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