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2 Volumes. Hardback, 8 x 5 inches. Bound in full brown calf leather. With gilt lettered spine labels and extensive gilt decorations to spines, decorated embossed patterned boards. Plain endpapers, speckled page edges. In very good conditions. Rubbing to extremities; corners and edges bumped and rubbed, darkening to spines and some minor handling marks to boards. Cracks to hinges. Bookplates to endpapers “Francis Hugo Meynell.” Some mild foxing and darkening to endpapers and prelims. Some minor darkening and spots to pages, else very good clean and tight copies. 471 + 447pp + index. Illustrated with 6 b&w engraved plates, including frontis portrait. With decorative woodcut chapter headings, letterpieces and tailpieces.
Title: Buchanan’s History of Scotland. In Twenty Books. Containing I,... Situations, Soil and Climate, II,... Names, Manners, Customs... III, Kings & Monarchy... The Second Edition, Revised and Corrected from the Latin Original by Mr Bond. In Two Volumes. Adorned with curious cutts engraven from the original paintings by Mr White, Mr Virtue &c.
Publisher: London, A. Bettesworth, W. Taylor, T. Bickerton &c &c... 1722 2nd:
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Seller ID: 81625
Keywords: Scotland AIKMAN, James: BUCHANAN, George: The History of Scotland, Translated from the Latin of George Buchanan; With Notes, and A Continuation to the Union in the Reign of Queen Anne, In Four Volumes, Blackie, Fullarton & Co., Glasgow, 1827, 1st, thus, Quarter bound, calf leather, marbled, gilt, engraved plates, portraits, map, coloured, E. Hodgson