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"Vathek" [pseudonym Of Alexander Thomson]; With An Introduction By D. H. Edwards Listings

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1 "Vathek" [pseudonym of Alexander Thomson]; with an Introduction by D. H. Edwards Brechin of To-Day
Brechin D. H. Edwards [1894] First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A nice copy of this title. No splitting to joints or hinges. Some foxing spots to top page edges.; [6], ix, [1], (5)-120 pages + frontispiece. Red-brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Bevelled edges to boards. Brown endpapers. Page dimensions: 155 x 103mm. Contemporary bookseller's ticket on front endpaper "Matthew Welsh [. . .] Montrose". Near contemporary? ex-libris bookplate of William Low on front endpaper, with the motto "Aspera Me Juvant". Scottish regional history. Illustrated with wood-cut headpieces, tailpieces, and in-text illustrations. Some full page illustrations. Contents: Introduction; The 'Prentice Neuk; The Cathedral; The Public Park; Trinity Muir; Social Brechin; Brechin Abroad; Brechin: A Poem; The Harvest Season; Educational Brechin; Brechin Festivals; Brechin Volunteers; The Farmers' Mart; Brechin's Holiday Resort; L'Envoi. [Bibliographical reference: Halkett, "Dictionary of Anonymous and Pseudonymous English Literature", Vol. 1, page 229]; 16mo 
Price: 121.50 NZD
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