East Coast Oil Town Before 1700. A first edition history of a small Scottish coastal town, signed by the author and illustrated with photographs throughout.First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Signed, With Dustwrapper, With Letter. This book weighs 0.75 KG when packed. The first edition, first impression of this work, in the publisher's original price unclipped illustrated dust wrapper.
This work is signed by the author, Duncan Fraser, both to the title page and front free endpaper, where he states:'To Jim and Dorothy, with every good wish and grateful thanks for all your help. Also loosely inserted is a letter addressed to Dorothy, from'Hugh' and on the Dundee College of Education letter head, thanking her for the lending of a number of books on Montrose. The industrial history of the town of Montrose, an'East Coast Oil Town' located between Aberdeen and Dundee.Illustrated throughout with vignette and photographic plates, the work of Kenneth M. In the publisher's original cloth binding with price unclipped illustrated dust wrapper. Externally, lovely, with minor bumping to spine tail. Small closed tear to tail of dust wrapper front wrap, with light discolouration to back strip and edge wear to head of back strip. Signed to front free endpaper.
Overall Condition: Near Fine Very Good Indeed. Fine - Very well preserved copy showing very little wear.
Only one or two minor faults, really a very attractive copy. Quite a wide term meaning no major faults but probably several smaller ones. Often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy.
Some more serious faults as will. Be described in the condition report under'condition. Good Only - Meaning one or more faults that could really do with repair. As with good only above but with other faults.
Leaving a compromised copy even after repair. Really bad and possibly seriously incomplete. We only sell books in this condition where their rarity or value makes them. Major defects will be described.Please ask for details and conditions. Please note we cannot accept USD cheques. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "the-mad-librarian" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.