The History of Glasgow
The History of Glasgow
The History of Glasgow

The History of Glasgow

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[A View of the City of Glasgow: or, an account of its origin, rise and progress, with a more particular description thereof than has hitherto been known......collected from many antient records, charters, and other antient vouchers, and from the best historians and private manuscripts. by John Mcure, alias Cample, Clerk to Registration of Seisins and other Evidents for the District of Glasgow].

a new edition, with notes and illustrations, and an appendix.

by John McUre

Glasgow, printed by Hutchison & Brookman, for D.McVean, and J.Wylie & Co., 1830.

8vo. ppxii 376. frontispiece portrait and 7 other illustrations.

good condition hardback in the original ribbed cloth, rebacked with original spine relaid. wear to the extremities and the paper spine label. scattered foxing, quite heavy to the plates. heraldic book-plate to front pasted-down.

with extensive pencil marginalia.

loosely inserted are a 1937 note from the Glasgow bookseller Robert Forrester relating to the possible authorship of the notes, and a 1937 newspaper cutting from the Glasgow Evening Citizen with information about the publisher, Duncan McVean, and the sad tale of the demise of his bookselling business