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BEVERIDGE, Erskine. Wanderings with a Camera 1882-1898.

Edinburgh. Privately printed, William Brown, 1922. First edition.
Quarto. Number one of 50 copies printed. In two volumes. 313 leaves of photographic collotype plates. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, bruised at head of spines. Endpapers browned. A crisp copy. The compiler John H. Beveridge's own copy, with his armorial bookplate to FEP and inked ownership inscription to limitation page.
The first, limited, edition of a significant collection of 321 collotype reproductions of photographs, chiefly landscapes of architectural and archaeological interest of the Highlands and islands of Scotland (though also including views of the United States of America, British Columbia, Belgium, and Holland), taken by Scottish textile manufacturer, antiquary and keen amateur photographer Erskine Beveridge (1851-
1920) in the late nineteenth century.

The work was compiled (with a preface) by his son John Harrie Beveridge (1869- 1932), the first owner of this, the first of 50 numbered copies.
£ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref: 23283