leighton & swan select views of the clyde
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Select Views of the River Clyde

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engraved by Joseph Swan, from drawings by Mr. J. Fleming.



with historical and descriptive illustrations by John M. Leighton



Glasgow, Joseph Swan, 1830



a fine early 19th century plate book, illustrating and describing the River Clyde from its source to the lower reaches of the Firth of Clyde .

a companion volume to 'Select Views of Glasgow and its Environs', by the same author and illustrator.
4to [27x21cm]. ppiv 168 + 42 finely executed steel engraved plates on india paper, each with the original tissue guard.

scattered light foxing, but generally in good clean condition bound in a contemporary half leather binding, lightly rubbed, but sound and undamaged.

with 'Western Club Glasgow' gilt stamp to front cover