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Scotland.

Author M.G.
Title Scotland.
Imprint London: Castell brothers
Date of Publication 1892?
Language English
Notes A rare survival of a shape-book for children, with colour-printed lithograph covers and illustrations printed in Germany (Munich) for the London publisher. The interior features charming illustrations and rhyming verse describing Scottish traditions and characters including the bagpipes, golf, fishwives, hunters, and the sword dance. The back cover lists the counties, major rivers and mountains of the country. The book is one of a series of five shape-books (England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, South Africa) published by Castell Brothers.
Shelfmark AP.1.216.49
Acquired on 26/08/16
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