Laird Nicoll's Kitchen 1890 JOSEPH WRIGHT Scottish Stories Essays Drooko Scotland


Title: Laird Nicoll's Kitchen & Other Scottish Stories

Author: Joseph Wright

Description: Fourth Edition. No date (circa early 1890s). Printed wraps. Text block nearly detached from wrapper. Some loss of material on spine with old tape repairs. Large chip to bottom corner of rear cover; mailing address written on rear cover. pp. 92, [2], plus [10] pages of mostly Drooko umbrella advertising. 9.5 x 6 inches. Laid in a removable archival sleeve.

A collection of 35 short stories, essays, and poems by Joseph Wright (1848/9-1915), the Glasgow-based umbrella maker to the Queen and Royal Family. Each of the pieces provides a glimpse into some aspect of life in Scotland and the character of its people.

Wright was the sole manufacturer of the Royal Drooko umbrella, for which, several illustrated advertisement appear at the end of the volume.

Printed by Carter & Pratt, 133 West Campbell Street, Glasgow. The printer was located at this address between 1889 and 1895, according to Glasgow Post Office directories.

Binding: Soft Cover/Wraps
Condition: Good

Publisher: Joseph Wright
Place: Glasgow
Year: No date (circa early 1890s)

Keywords: Drooko, Glasgow, Scotland, way of life,

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