Scottish Annual 1859.
Edinburgh. A. & C. Black, 1859. First edition.
8vo. viii, 412pp. With an illustrated decorative title page and and engraved portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's blind stamped, pebbled green cloth, richly gilt, A.E.G., yellow tinted endpapers. Light rubbing to extremities, spine a trifle sunned. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, with ink inscription of 'Samuel Loverly, With the Editors Complts. Xmas 1858' to recto of FFEP, with further later inscriptions in ink and pencil to same.
A collection of 46 articles of poetry and prose by celebrated Scottish writers, including Robert Burns Yr. and James Ballantine, with H. J. D. Renfrew suppling an entertaining colloquy on 'Books and Book Collecting'.£ 50.00 Antiquates Ref: 12027