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The District of Menteith

Cameron, Sir D. Y. Graham, R. B. Cunningham

Stirling. Eneas Mackay. 1930
An excellent copy of the de luxe edition with Cameron's signed original etching.

From the edition limited to 250 numbered copies signed by Cameron and Graham to the justification.

The frontispiece is a signed original etching, 'Lake of Menteith' by Cameron which appears here only; the plate was subsequently destroyed.

A first edition was published in 1895 with a second in 1907. The copyright notes that all rights are 'reserved except in the Republic of Paraguay'.
pp. 64. Folio. (420 x 306 mm). Half-title with justification verso, tipped-in leaf with signed original etching by Cameron verso (see below), printed title with copyright and editions verso, leaf with dedication, leaf with contents, leaf with illustrations, prefaces to the editions and text illustrated with 10 plates reproducing wash drawings. Original publisher's chocolate calf-backed moiré patterned silk cloth, label to front cover with gilt titles, cream dust-jacket ruled in red and black, titles to front cover and spine in black.

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