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Buchan, David Stewart Erskine, Earl of (1742-1829), and Walter Minto (1753-1796) 
AN ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE, WRITINGS, AND INVENTIONS OF JOHN NAPIER, OF MERCHISTON. PERTH: PRINTED BY R. MORISON... AND SOLD BY G.G.J. AND J. ROBINSON, 1787
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Buchan, David Stewart Erskine, Earl of (1742-1829), and Walter Minto (1753-1796) 
AN ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE, WRITINGS, AND INVENTIONS OF JOHN NAPIER, OF MERCHISTON. PERTH: PRINTED BY R. MORISON... AND SOLD BY G.G.J. AND J. ROBINSON, 1787
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Buchan, David Stewart Erskine, Earl of (1742-1829), and Walter Minto (1753-1796) 
AN ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE, WRITINGS, AND INVENTIONS OF JOHN NAPIER, OF MERCHISTON. PERTH: PRINTED BY R. MORISON... AND SOLD BY G.G.J. AND J. ROBINSON, 1787
Second edition, 4to (260 x 200mm.), engraved portrait and 5 plates, contemporary calf, lacking errata, binding slightly worn, rebacked retaining portions of old spine
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Provenance

George Dempster of Dunnichen and Skibo (1732-1818), signature on title; Dunnichen Library, book label; John Farquhar Fulton (1899-1960), book label; [Haskell F. Norman (1915-1996)] Janus Foundation Library, San Francisco, bookplate; bought from Bernard Quaritch, London, 1991

Literature

Tomash & Williams E16; ESTC T85227; cf. Randell 1979 p.129 (1778 edition)

Catalogue Note

The previous edition of this work by the Earl of Buchan and John Minto (1753-1796) had been printed by Morison in 1778 and sold in London by John Murray (ESTC T141215).

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