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1) Edinburgh High School, Original Engraving
Anonymous
 
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. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$55.00
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

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$480.00
3) The History of the High School of Edinburgh
Steven, William, D.D
 
Edinburgh: Maclachlan & Stewart, 1849. First edition. 12mo. Decorative silk binding, arms of the school in gilt to front board, in blind to rear. Gilt titles. With its roots in the 12th century, the school can trace its history in Edinburgh to the 16th century and nurtured many famous men who went on to careers of merit, including Henry, Lord Brougham Lord Chancellor of England, Sir Walter Scott, James Pillans, Viscount Melville, Sir Charles Bell, James Boswell, Thomas Erskine Lord Chancellor of Engl... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$155.00
4) 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

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$125.00
5) Royal Edinburgh. Her Saints, Kings, Prophets and Poets
Oliphant, Mrs
 
New York: A. L. Burt New York: Burt. Reprint. 12mo. Maroon cloth binding, gold titles. Top edge gilt. 495 pp. Frontispiece and 56 illustrations in black and white. Antique ex-library with hand-numbered and hand-dated bookplate. Very good condition.. Reprint. Cloth. Very Good. Illus. by Reid, George. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Antique ex-library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$32.00
6) 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

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$55.00
7) 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.. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$12.00
8) Theological Gems
Malan, Reverend Cesar
 
Edinburgh, U.K.: William Oliphant, 1823. First edition. Three quarter black calf over marbled boards, 6 compartments with raised bands of sienna and gold, gold title, all edges gilt. Frontispiece engraving of Rev. Malan by T. Unwins, engraved by J. Horsburgh. 444 pp. Ffep missing. A collection of extracts of religious writing consistent with the teaching of the Scottish and English Churches from the renowned Swiss evangelist. Rev. Malan chose passages he felt were not only theologically important, but beaut... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$600.00
9) 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. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$450.00
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