Royal Institution, 1876, Softcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, New and Enlarged Edition, Illustrated By: Illustrated
155 g.; VIII, 186 pages, last page blank. Black-and-white illustrated frontispiece showing a Roman Legionary tablet, found at Bridgeness, Carriden, Linlithgowshire. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white, steel plate engraved, drawings and illustrations. Plain paper, dull green, covers with black illustration and titling to the front panel. This book is showing its age, but for all that the book is tight, with minimal creasing to the book corners, though there is dog-earing for the first seven pages, to both the top and bottom page edges. Some chipping to the lower backstrip edge. Browning and handling marks to the book covers and browning and foxing to the text block edge with the eternal pages being slightly aged toned. A catalogue from 1876 listing the antiquities in the Catalogue of Antiquities in the National Museum of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. Such things listed are: -- foreign antiquities, instruments of punishment and torture, coins and medals, numerous antiquities of Scottish history from the Stone Age through to time of writing the book. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; 19th Century ; History -- Scottish ; Catalogue; Inventory No: 0108947.