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The costume of the clans : with observations upon the literature, arts, manufactures and commerce of the Highlands and Western Isles during the middle ages and the influence of the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries upon their present condition / by John Sobieski Stolberg [i.e. John Carter Allen or John Hay Allan] and Charles Edward Stuart [i.e. Charles Manning Allen or Charles Stuart Hay Allan].

By: Contributor(s): Series: Alexander Henry Rhind BequestPublication details: Edinburgh ; London ; Paris ; Leipzig ; Prague : John Menzies, [etc., etc.], 1845.Description: lxiii, 171 pages, [36] leaves of plates : illustrations (black & white) ; 58 cmSubject(s):
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Rare Book NMS Library Services Ask Library Staff National Museum of Scotland NK 4745 ALL (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Not for loan ACCESSION: 6417 177469

Includes illustrated title page (black and white).

Includes dedication in French and introduction in Scottish Gaelic.

Bequeathed to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland by Alexander Henry Rhind (1833-1863)

Henry Rhind signature to centre of first endpaper. "Rhind Legacy 1861" stamped on title page verso.

Nineteenth-century red quarter binding with corner pieces. Blind and gold-tooling. Title gold-stamped, centre of front and back boards within a blind-stamped, oval decorative border. Marbled endpapers and gold textblock edges.