MACFARLANES CASTINGS 6th edition 2 volumes + price list as a separate booklet.
Glasgow The Company undated
Original green pebbled cloth, hardback, gilt lettering to front boards and spine, (title repeated in black on rear cover). Chocolate brown endpapers. Small 4to. 196 x 140 mm.. Vol 1 – Pages 1-396, Vol 2 – Pages 397-696pp.Very good condition overall. Cover corners bumped a little, spine heads & tails slightly worn. The undated 6th edition was current for many years in the later years of the nineteenth century and the early years of the twentieth, but no one now seems to be sure precisely when it was first published [The British Library gives the dates 1882-83 for the 6th edition.] The second volume an incredible source for decorative items such as garden and park benches, band stands, loggias etc. Small paper bound 16mo book with card wrappers, this gives prices for items in volume I of 6th edition. 68pp, frontis showing showroom. Spine partially missing from price list. All three volumes have ownership name of Messrs Davis and Leaney who were builders, Goudhurst, [ Tunbridge Wells ] Kent.