Alphabetical Catalogue of Library at Arthurstone
Published by N/A, N/A, 1880
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A fine, morocco bound handwritten ledger cataloguing the library of Arthurstone House, Perthshire. In alphabetical order, this catalogue has been neatly written with 442 handwritten pages. With the shelf markers indicated.?A fantastic account of the books held in this extensive library, which contained many works on British Topography, European geography, British history, and Napoleonic history in addition to the staple texts for every large nineteenth century library such as Ainsworth's dictionaries, Chamber's reference texts, Blairs Rhetoric, Eight Bibles and Froissart's Chronicles.?The books in this library date from the late seventeenth to the mid nineteenth century.?An important original source to this country house library.?Arthurstone House was built for Captain James Ramsay in the late 1790s. It had several owners, and its library was added by Peter Carmichael a partner in the Dundee firm of Baxter brothers. Until 2005 the building was a small independent boarding school. In a half morocco binding, with paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart. Minor ink spill to the joints. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Fine. Seller Inventory # 763L9
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Title: Alphabetical Catalogue of Library at ...
Publisher: N/A, N/A
Publication Date: 1880
Binding: Fine Binding
Book Condition: Fine
Book Type: book
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