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1) Edinburgh High School, Original Engraving
Disbound engraving, oblong 4to. of the High School in Edinburgh from a German source (labeled "Die Hohe Schule in Edinburg"). Beautiful image of the Greek-inspired architecture, with sun streaming through the clouds. The High School in Edinburgh nurtured many of the finest minds of the Scottish Renaissance and the English reform movement. Near fine.. Disbound. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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2) The History of the Speculative Society
The Speculative Society
Edinburgh: Printed for the Society by T. and A. Constable, 1905. First edition. 4to. Quarter leather over decorative silk, gilt speculative society emblem to front boards, gilt titles, top edge gilt, two sides untrimmed. Large paper edition. 218 pp. including index. Illustrated with 34 plates, protective tissue, mainly engravings of Speculative Society members. The Society in the Eighteenth Century (R. L. Stevenson's Description of the Society; The Founders; William Creech; The Early Days, A Case of Dis ... more information

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3) Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honorable Sir James Mackintosh, in 2 volumes (complete)
Mackintosh, Sir James; Mackintosh, Robert James, editor
Boston: Little Brown, 1853. Boston: Little Brown, 1853. First American edition from the second London edition. 2 volume set. Dark green silk with blindstamped decoration, gold titles with defined compartments. 499, 525 pp., including index. Mackintosh was a distinguished historian and statesman, also interested in literature and the sciences. Antique ex-library with hand-numbered and hand-dated bookplate. Frontispiece portrait of Mackintosh with protective tissue. The book is a compendium of letters and jou ... more information

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4) SCOTLAND. Part 3 (III). Lowlands. Including Edinburth and Glasgow and all Scotland south of those places. Thorough Guides
Baddeley, M. J. B
London: Dulau & Co., 1903. With twenty maps and plans by Bartholomew, in color. Red cloth decorative blindstamped, gilt titles. Map endpapers. Pink special 8 pp. including list of golf links, cycling, tourist tickets. 185 pp. including map index. Notes. 92 pp. advertising including half-tone photographs. Chipping top and bottom of spine with loss of material at bottom. 1 pink page loose. All maps and tables present. Boards soiled. Good condition.. Fourth Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good. Illus. by Illust ... more information

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5) St. Margaret Queen of Scotland and Her Chapel
Menzies, Lucy; Knox, Ronald A.; Wright, Ronald Selby
St. Margaret's Chapel Guild, 1984. St. Margaret's Chapel Guild, 1984. 12mo. Stapled wrappers, 24 pp. Illustrated in color. Essays about St. Margaret Queen of Scotland's chapel in Edinburgh. A few pages were dog-eared from storage. Now folded flat. Very good.. Reprint. Stapled Wrappers. Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 12 mo..

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6) The general gazetteer; or, Compendious geographical dictionary: Containing a description of all the empires, kingdoms, states ... cities ... castles ... ... to Ireland ... Embellished with maps
Brookes, R. (compiler); Guthrie, W. and Jones, E. (editors)
Dublin: P. Wogan, 1808. 8th edition, stated. Dublin: P. Wogan, 1808. 8vo. New cloth binding, 8 fold-out maps of the World, Africa, South America, Asia, England and Wales, Europe, North America, Scotland, hand-colored, including double-map of the world. Some wear to maps at folds. Thick 8vo., unpaginated. Very good.. 8th Edition. Cloth. Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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