Lot 247
  • 247

Scotland. A collection of 4 volumes, comprising:

1,500 - 2,500 GBP
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[Lindsay, Patrick] The Interest of Scotland Considered, with regard to its police… agriculture… trade… manufactures. Edinburgh: Fleming and Co., 1733, 8vo, contemporary blue morocco gilt, gilt edges, [ESTC T17536; Goldsmiths' 7057; Kress 4111], very slightly rubbed

Harry, George Owen. The Genealogy of the High and Mighty Monarch, James. London: Simon Stafford for Thomas Salisbury, 1604, 4to, modern morocco gilt by Rivière, gilt edges, [ESTC S103822; STC 12872], lacks plates

Lindsay, Sir David. The Workes. Edinburgh: Gedeon Lithgow, 1648, 8vo, modern calf gilt by Root and Son, gilt edges, [ESTC R22655; Wing L2313], occasional cropping or paper defects with loss of a few letters/words (eg. H4-5, N2, N4)

Scot, Capt. Walter. A True History of several honourable families of the right honourable name of Scot in the shires of Roxburgh and Selkirk. Edinburgh: Printed by the heir of Andrew Anderson, 1688, 2 parts in one, 4to, contemporary calf, gilt border and centrepiece, bookplate of Patrick Hume, Earl of Marchmont, [ESTC R219942; Wing S948 (4 copies)], binding rubbed and chipped at head and foot of spine

Catalogue Note

The first work is dedicated to Archibald, Earl of Ilay, and is signed at end of the dedication "Lindsay". From this (and perhaps the fine binding) a former owner has speculated that this was probably the dedication copy.