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London : Printed for T. Tegg, 73, Cheapside; And J. Cumming, Dublin: Also, R. Griffin & Co. Glasgow, MDCCCXXVII. [1827 ] . A very good and tight binding. 8vo. 9.00" x 5.75" x 1.00". pp.12/pp.346. Original grey papered boards. Spine carefully repaired, with the remains of the original paper label. Rough-cut page edges. Engraved armorial bookplate to verso of the front board: "Charles Steward." with motto; "Praesto Et Persto." (I Persist And I Excel). Page of adverts inserted before front free-endpaper: "Sharpe's Prose Writers..." Half title present: "Physignomy." Spotting to engraved frontis, and light off-setting to title-page. 6 further engraved plates inserted after the "Contents", but before page 1. Some foxing to plates and last few leaves, otherwise clean English text throughout. A well preserved copy of this scarce publication. ** "Johann Kaspar (or Caspar) Lavater (15 November 1741 – 2 January 1801) was a Swiss poet and physiognomist... Lavater is most well known for his work in the field of physiognomy, Physiognomische Fragmente zur Beförderung der Menschenkenntnis und Menschenliebe (1775–1778). The fame of this book, which found admirers in France and England as well as Germany, rests largely upon the handsome style of publication and the accompanying illustrations. The two principal sources from which Lavater developed his physiognomical studies were the writings of the Italian polymath Giambattista della Porta, and the observations made by Sir Thomas Browne in his Religio Medici (translated into German in 1748 and praised by Lavater." - See Wikipedia . **** "Charles Steward, Esq. (1798-1872) was a distinguished officer in the Hon. East India Company Naval Service, resided at Blundeston for many years, and was an active magistrate for Suffolk. (Book ref. 41313) Offered for sale by Beckham Books Ltd
Glasgow: William Maclellan, 1966. Illustrated by The Author. First. Decorated Paper. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall illustrated 50 pages in original decorated paper spine cover worn (Book ref. 15395) Offered for sale by Brian Annesley
Chapman and Hall, 1907. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Good 2 volume hbk set in cream decorative boards, top and tails of spines a little bumped, fore edge slightly browned, p.o's bookplate to fep, 8vo. (Book ref. 121841) Offered for sale by Ken Spelman Books, ABA.
University of Glasgow, 1969. FIRST EDITION. 8vo, pp. 26, original stiff paper boards. (Book ref. 3054) Offered for sale by John Price Antiquarian Books
"Elsevier Science Ltd 1982" "This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. No dust jacket. , 650grams, ISBN:0080284442" (Book ref. 4526475) Offered for sale by
London and Glasgow, Blackie & Son Ltd., 1938. HARDBACK, original orange cloth with brown lettering on spine, pictorial dust-jacket, browned at spine and margins, edges chipped with small loss at head, not price-clipped, pages: [iii], 190, text-figs. 88, coloured folding map, 120mm x 184mm (4.75" x 7.25"), head and top of front cover a little browned, former owner's details on front end-paper, light offsetting of dj flaps to end-papers, otherwise a very fine item. (Book ref. 14863) Offered for sale by Baldwin's Scientific Books
London: Samuel French, 1983. Soft cover. Good. Covers are a little worn, stamped 'Review copy' to title page, otherwise good. Play set in the depression era in Glasgow. It was first produced in 1947 and was revived by the 7:84 theatre company in 1982. (Book ref. BYB9953) Offered for sale by Byre Books
Glasgow: The Western Baths Club. Hardcover. Very Good. Privately published in an edition limited to 2000, a history of this much loved Glasgow institution. VG, no inscriptions, in lightly worn, good DJ. (Book ref. BYB9875) Offered for sale by Byre Books
London: The Religious Drama Society, 1949. Soft cover. Good. A play, based on Acts XVI, developed by Community House (part of the Iona Community) in Glasgow. Stapled booklet, covers worn, no inscriptions, good. (Book ref. BYB9783) Offered for sale by Byre Books
London: John Long, 1973. Hardcover. Very Good. A detailed history of the Glasgow force from its foundation in 1800. VG, no inscriptions, in VG DJ. (Book ref. BYB9505) Offered for sale by Byre Books
Glasgow: Aird & Coghill, 1953. Hardcover. Good. A detailed account of the well-known Glasgow school. Blue cloth covers lightly worn and marked, name to ffep, no other inscriptions, clean, tight and sound, good, no DJ. (Book ref. BYB9320) Offered for sale by Byre Books
The Incorporation 1986 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. The seventh edition, revised and updated, of the history of this ancient Trades Craft. Scratches to cover, no inscriptions, VG. 109pp (Book ref. BYB8929) Offered for sale by Byre Books
James Maclehose Glasgow 1919 PB. Soft cover. Good. Green cloth spine, grey paper covers a little marked and worn, no inscriptions, most pages unopened, good. 140pp (Book ref. BYB8311) Offered for sale by Byre Books
Neil Wilson Glasgow 2001 PB, 2001. No Binding. Very Good. A history of the Glasgow police force, with anecdotes from men on the beat from the 30s to the 60s. Corners a little bumped, o/w VG. 184pp (Book ref. BYB8219) Offered for sale by Byre Books
Century London 1995 HB. Hardcover. Very Good. Some marks to edge of page-block, generally VG, signed by the author to the title page, in very slightly edge-worn but generally VG DJ. 389pp (Book ref. BYB7742) Offered for sale by Byre Books
Century Hutchinson London 1st 1987 HB. Hardcover. Very Good. A classic novel of Glasgow working class life in the '20s. Slight wear to spine, name to fep, generally VG in slightly edge-worn but generally VG DJ, not price-clipped. 361pp (Book ref. BYB7741) Offered for sale by Byre Books
PB. Soft cover. Good. A preliminary report into the discoveries made in 1992-3 in advance of the installation of new heating ducts. Signed by the author to the cover. Staped booklet, cover worn and marked, internally good. Pagination starts at 68, ends at 76. (Book ref. BYB7589) Offered for sale by Byre Books
Chapman Edinburgh 1990 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. Featuring international contributors to the festival of world writing, 'Writing Together', and work by Miroslav Holub, Eunice de Souza, Naomi Mitchison, Fleur Adcock, James Berry, Liz Lochhead, Kaiser Haq, Angus Calder, Ama Ata Aidoo, Rebecca Scott, James E McCormick, Mohamed Bashir, Martin Marroni, Mike Jenkins, Azouz Begag, Michael Henry, Raymond Tong, Gillean Somerville, Taban Lo Liyong, William Neill, William Hershaw, John Lyons, Saqi Farooqi, Shaheed Quaderi, Rafiq Azad, Dea Trier Morch, Marianne Larsen, Fletcher of Saltoun, John Robertson (on Fletcher), Jenny Robertson, Harry Smart, Marsha Prescod, Kole Omotoso, Jackie Kay, Lotte Kramer, Charles Stephens (on Robin Williamson), John Agard, aonghas macneacail, Hayden Murphy, Nuala ni Dhomhnaill, Colin Nicholson, Shirley Geok-lin Lim, John Greig, James Miller. VG 200pp (Book ref. BYB6865) Offered for sale by Byre Books
Merlin Books Braunton 1st 1984 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. Hilarious novelised critique of a West of Scotland teacher training college - it couldn't be Jordanhill, could it? Covers just a little sunned and scratched, generally VG, no inscriptions. 96pp (Book ref. BYB6440) Offered for sale by Byre Books
BBC Books London 1990 PB. Soft cover. Good. The scripts of episodes 1 to 6 (Work, Rat, Holiday, Drink, Offski, and City of Culture). With photographs by Nigel Robertson. Good - cover slightly worn, internally VG. 176pp (Book ref. BYB6142) Offered for sale by Byre Books