The Black Book Of Taymouth. Original and rare 1855 copy of this fascinating book printed by the Marquis of Breadalbane for private circulation and bound by Henderson & Bisset, Edinburgh. Preface written by Cosmo Innes. Includes wonderful illustrations of the of Lairds of Glenurchy (Glen Orchy). Half leather bound with marbled front and back boards and marbled internal endpapers.
Raised bands and gilt lettering to the spine, gilt top edges. Book in good antique condition some foxing and signs of wear commensurate with age.
Handwritten inscription (please see photos 5 & 6). Handwritten pencil notes and price from 1960's sale written to reverse of flyleaf. Receipt from 1960's sale included.
Book measures 29cms x 23cms x 4.5cms. A fascinating History of the Campbells of Glenorchy written between 1598 and 1648 a.
Fantastic addition to any Scottish History collection. Please see photos as part of condition report. Thanks for looking, please message me with any questions you may have. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "gingganggoollie" and is located in this country: GB.This item can be shipped worldwide.