Antique Book The Heraldry of the Campbells by G. Harvey Johnston

Very Rare Limited Edition Book, “The Heraldry of the Campbells” by G. Harvey Johnston, Original 1920 First Edition

$445.00

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  • Very Scarce Antique Original Printing of “The heraldry of the Campbells, with notes on all the males of the family, descriptions of the arms, plates and pedigrees” by G. Harvey Johnston (George Harvey), (1860-1921); with original full leather binging with raised rib spine and gold gilt lettered; Includes original book case.  This original first and only edition was printed in two identical volumes, and was limited to just 170 books, with only 150 released publicly.  The known copies remaining in this first edition first printing are primarily held in prominent public and private collections.  Approx. Size: 11″ H x 8.5″ W.

    Publication date: 1920 (This is NOT a copy from the 1977 or 2013 reprint).
    Topics: Campbell family, Heraldry — Scotland, genealogy
    Publisher: Edinburgh, W. & A.K. Johnston, limited
    First Volume, First Edition, First Printing (only 170 total copies printed, with only 150 released to the public)

    Binding:  Very fine craftsmanship – Full Original Levant Morocco Leather Binding with Book Case | Spine is black larger grain leather, with front and back boards covered in a more refined light beige leather | Spine has 5 raised ribs or bands and gold gilt lettering of the Book Title,  Author and publication date | Fine Marbled Book Boards

     

  • Artist / Maker

    G. Harvey Johnston

    Date

    1920

    Kind

    Books, Books, Maps, Documents and Manuscripts, Collectibles, Documents & Manuscripts

    Origin

    Scotland

    Other

    Case, First Edition, Gilt Lettering, Leather Bound, Limited Edition

    Title

    The heraldry of the Campbells, with notes on all the males of the family, descriptions of the arms, plates and pedigrees