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OLD GLASGOW:  THE PLACE AND THE PEOPLE.  FROM THE ROMAN OCCUPATION TO THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY., MacGeorge, Andrew.
1 MacGeorge, Andrew. OLD GLASGOW: THE PLACE AND THE PEOPLE. FROM THE ROMAN OCCUPATION TO THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.
Wakefield EP Publishing, Wakefield, 1976, reprint. 1976 0715811789 / 9780715811788 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good - Good 
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. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
2 McNeilly, Wilfred. Cover art by Angel Badia Camps and Stefan Barany. KILLER PACK. SEXTON BLAKE LIBRARY NO. 507. 4TH SERIES.
Fleetway, London, (September, 1962), Ist printing. 
64 pp, soft cover (stapled in wraps). "The gruesome, swinging corpse in Hangman's Spinney raised the curtain on a very macabre murder case...The suspects were numerous - the red herrings were legion. But the clues were there for those with eyes to see..." Interior - pages browning lightly, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, soft wrinkling to covers, spine has light wrinkling and tiny chips at top/bottom. VG 
Price: 12.50 USD
 


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