Guide to Peeblesshire and Adjacent Country, including St. Mary's Loch and the Grey Mare's Tail. With Nine Photographs.

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Published by James Watson [1881], Peebles, 1881
Condition: Good+ Hardcover
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Large stain to cloth on front board. <1/4" fraying and loss to cloth at tips of corners of boards. Narrow splits to gutter at front hinge. Rear hinge broken. ; "Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged". [2 (advertisements)], [1], [viii], 128 pages + [3] pages advertisements + 8 [of 9?] plates of albumen photographs. The photographs are a View of Peebles from Neidpath Castle; Neidpath Castle, from South-West; the Hydropathic Establishment; Chambers' Institution; Tibbie Shiel's Cottage; Traquair House; St. Andrew's Church; and the Black Dwarf's Cottage. Blue cloth boards with gilt and black decoration and gilt lettering on front board. Page dimensions: 211 x 132mm. Regional history, Scotland. Peebles lies on the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders region. "The historical places, romantic spots, and beautiful scenery of the county are noticed in a series of drives. The more notable places, and the number of miles they are distant from Peebles, are given at the beginning of each drive" - from the Preface. [Provenance: Hardwicke Knight, with his bookplate on the front endpaper.] [Seller Ref: KnightCol]; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 15319

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Title: Guide to Peeblesshire and Adjacent Country, ...

Publisher: James Watson [1881], Peebles

Publication Date: 1881

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

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