The Enchanted Capital of Scotland (1945)
A rare copy of the 1st Edition of The Enchanted Capital of Scotland produced by Plaid Stationery of Scotland Ltd (Edinburgh) in 1945. Printing for this Edition was undertaken by C J Cousland and Sons Ltd (Edinburgh).
To the left, this copy shows the original unassuming gilt-stamped blue cloth cover.
On the right, the illustrated Title Page
is shown with work contributed by
Jessie M King.
The Enchanted Capital of Scotland is a story attributed to a Merchant of Edinburgh - identified as Noel G Fyfe - but retold
in words by Isobel K C Steele.
The illustrations accompanying the tale are the second-to-last suite contributed to an illustrated book prior to King's death.
Her contributions - in both colour and monotone are extensive with almost each of the 54 pages illustrated with monotone
images in addition to 4 double-page colour illustrations.
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