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Edinburgh, Official Guide, 1938

Edinburgh, Official Guide
Official Guide to Edinburgh
Holyrood House, Edinburgh
Plan of Royal Mile, Edinburgh
Edinburgh District & Edinburgh adverts
Edinburgh Guide, back cover. The Scotsman


The Official Guide to Edinburgh published by John Menzies & Co Ltd on behalf of the City Corporation.

The booklet comprises a total of 144 pages, plus thin card covers. It features information on the city and the surrounding areas and includes many photographs plus a fold-out plan of the Royal Mile. The centre pages are a view from the castle with the main places of interest marked.

There are 36 pages of adverts for local and national Scottish businesses together with hotels, guest houses etc. There is no publication date shown but the the date 1938 is written on the front cover.

Size 185 x 120mm. The cover is a little grubby with a 20mm tear to the top of the spine. The guide has been used and there are pencil markings inside to highlight the places an earlier owner thought were interesting. "Complimentary Copy" is rubber stamped on the front cover. The spine was originally blank but a previous owner has written "Edinburgh" in pencil on it. Overall the copy is in pretty good condition.

Price £5.00.
Postage & packing for UK £1.80.

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