FOR SALE ☞ "Ready, Aye Ready!" by Anonymous, a history of the Edinburgh Fire Brigade 1824 - 1936
DESCRIPTION ☞ This rare, ~40 page, black & white book showcases the Edinburgh Fire Brigade as of 1936, featuring descriptions and pictures about different fires throughout the city over the years, including etchings of the great Edinburgh Fire of 1824, as well as portraits of various notable figures including the Lord Provost and the Firemaster. Book also showcases numerous sponsored advertisements from local businesses at the time of publishing.
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT ☞ Book measures 13" by 10"
CONDITION ☞ In good condition. Pages are all intact and none seem to be missing. Some very light yellowing of the paper is starting to occur. Bound with three stitches in the middle (see last photo). Edges of the cover are good, a couple corners are slightly curled/bent but no other damage to note. Please see photos.
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