By James Ballantine
Edinburgh   John Menzies
9" by 5.5" 311pp
A signed first edition of 'The Gaberlunzie's Wallet' by James Ballantine.
By James Ballantine

1843 The Gaberlunzie's Wallet

Edinburgh   John Menzies
9" by 5.5" 311pp
A signed first edition of 'The Gaberlunzie's Wallet' by James Ballantine.
£120.00
: 0.75kgs / : LTH26-G-17

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First Edition, Illustrated, Leather Binding, Signed Binding

Inscribed by the author James Ballantine, who wrote under the pseudonym 'Jot.' With numerous illustrations on steel and wood and 13 plates. Stories and poetry of Scotland featuring illustrations and much emphasis on beautiful Scottish scenery, including short stories such as 'The Fiddlers Tale'.

Condition

In a full calf binding. Externally worn. Front joint and hinge failed with board detached but present. Rear board held by cords only. Spine detached and missing. Internally, binding strained in places. Pages foxed and tidemarked to plates with occasional spotting throughout.

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