By Not Stated [James McNab]
Glasgow   David Robertson; Muir, Gowans, & Co.;
7" by 4.5" 1-24, 1-10; 58; 86pp.
James McNab's presentation copy, inscribed, of this very scarce miscellany of three travelogues of the United Kingdom. The first editions.
By Not Stated [James McNab]

1838-1842 Journal of a Trip to Liverpool, London, &c. &c. &c.; All the Articles which Lately Appeared in the Glasgow Constitutional, under the head "Watering Places." These Articles embrace Gourock, Dunoon, Helensburgh, Rothesay, Largs, Millport, and Brodick. The Notice of Bothwell is also Given; Notes Taken During a Month's Trip, in August, 1841: Embracing the Voyage from Clyde to Liverpool; Worcester, London, Southampton, Havre de Grace, Rouen, Paris, Versailles; journey in a Diligence from Parris to Strasburg; Baden-Baden, Down the Rhine, Manheim, Cologne, Aix-La-Chapelle, Liege, Brussels, Waterloo, Antwerp, Ostend, Windsor: Also, Notices of the House of Lords, Duke of Wellington

Glasgow   David Robertson; Muir, Gowans, & Co.;
7" by 4.5" 1-24, 1-10; 58; 86pp.
James McNab's presentation copy, inscribed, of this very scarce miscellany of three travelogues of the United Kingdom. The first editions.
£595.00
: 0.5kgs / : 776A32

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Author's Presentation Copy, First Edition, Leather Binding, Pleasing Copy, Rebound, Very Scarce

A collection of three travelogues by James McNab bound in one volume. Each extract is very scarce and a first edition. 

The author's presentation copy inscribed by the author to the front pastedown:

"To James Ewing, Esq. L L D, With the sincere good wishes of his respectful and obliged Servant," dated 1842. 

Containing:

The first 1838 edition of Journal of a Trip to Liverpool, London, &c. &c. &c., originally appeared in the 'Glasgow Constitutional;' A lovely journal of a trip to Liverpool, published anonymously but confirmed to be by James McNab. Including Second Trip: Random Recollections of London, &c. (From the Glasgow Constitutional, March &, 1840.)

Dated from Jisc 1840, Watering Places: All the Arcticles that lately appeared in the Glasgow Constitutional under the head "Watering Places." Exploring Scottish places on the beautiful Scottish coast, with also a notice of Bothwell. Again anonymous but confirmed to be by James McNab. The dates when they originally appeared in the newspaper are preserved. 

The first 1842 edition of Notes Taken During a Month's Trip in August, 1841. A charming recollection of a long trip taken by the author around Europe, visiting places such as Paris, Brussels, and Manheim. With notes of the House of Lords, Duke of Wellington, &c. &c. 

In a lovely full calf binding. 

Condition

In a full calf binding with five raised bands and marbled edges. Externally very smart with minor shelf wear and a minor rubbing to the spine. With a slight mark to the front board. The author's presentation copy, inscribed by James McNab to the front pastedown "To James Ewing, Esq. L L D, With the sincere good wishes of his respectful and obliged Servant," dated 1842. With the odd minor faint spotting to the occasional leaf. Otherwise, the pages are bright and clean.

Very Good

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