Modern Athens! Displayed in a series of views: or Edinburgh in the nineteenth century: Exhibiting the whole of the buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, and picturesque scenery, of the Scottish metropolis and its environs.

  • Shepherd, Thomas
  • London: Published by Jones & Co. 1829


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4to, pp. vi, 88 + engraved title-page and 48 further plates containing 100 images, each printed on India paper and mounted. Contemporary half calf, textured cloth boards. Some spotting and toning, small abrasion to title-page. Rebacked, new spine lightly rubbed, a little wear to edges.


The plates have dates varying between January 1829 and 1831. This copy was issued without the portion of the Scottish section of John Preston Neale's 'Views of the Seats [etc] of Noblemen and Gentlemen sometimes found with it.

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