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MACGEORGE, ANDREW. - Old Glasgow: The Place and the People. From the Roman Occupation to the Eighteenth Century.

Wakefield, EP Publishing, Wakefield, 1976, reprint. 1976, Reprint. (ISBN: 0715811789) Hard Cover with dust jacket. 338 pp, 8vo (9" H). B&w illustrations. First published 1880. "MacGeorge wrote this most readable history 'to give in a popular form some idea of the state of Scotland, and especially the locality around Glasgow, at and subsequent to the time of Kentigern, its patron saint; of the growth of the city; of the condition of the people - their language, their habits and customs, and their municipal history' together with notes on the Clyde basin, and 'the wonderful development of the river as a means of traffic'. This intention he admirably fulfilled in twenty-seven chapters covering various topics ranging from the early inhabitants and houses to the prices of commodities and labour." Small pencil erasure mark, previous owner's name/address and large gift inscription on front free endpaper; two very small stains on fore-edge of text block; light browning to edges of textblock; minor browning in margins of pages; cigarette odour; tiny bump at top /bottom of spine, one small corner bump and three tiny corner bumps. Dust jacket has moderate to heavy edge wrinkling/browning, is price clipped, light line indentations on rear panel, has light fading to spine colour. Very Good -/Good.
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.5 | £UK 14.75 | JPą 2073] Book number 21385

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