Illustrated Catalogue of the Cleghorn Terra-Cotta Company Ltd,,Cleghorn, Lanarkshire by…

Illustrated Catalogue of the Cleghorn Terra-Cotta Company Ltd,,Cleghorn, Lanarkshire

Glasgow published by the firm. 1907

[6] introductions including terms of trade + 26pp illustrated plates of products which are mostly sepia plates. Decorated boards, new spine with gilt titles to make a very good copy. Noted on upper board "Registered office 45 Hope Street Glasgow". "Catalogue of Additions: Roof Tiles, Chimney Cans, Finials, Mitres etc." New End papers with presentation book plate from the firm [ Note completed] p 10 has one image clipped out of some ridge tiles. Towards the end of the catalogue are a series of images of buildings constructed using their products and these include: St Gabriel's Govan, The Electric Station, Partick, Villa Temple, Glasgow [ a mansion ] Villa Blair, Coatbridge. Lovely period item despite the small clipping missing. The manufacture of clay products – bricks and tiles – was a major industry in Clyde Valley and the Cleghorn works was one of a number of firms that set up to exploit the clay deposits of central Lanarkshire.

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