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A HISTORY OF THE RENCOUNTER AT DRUMCLOG AND BATTLE  AT BOTHWELL BRIDGE IN THE MONTH OF JUNE 1679 with folding engraved frontispiece, Aiton, William
1 Aiton, William A HISTORY OF THE RENCOUNTER AT DRUMCLOG AND BATTLE AT BOTHWELL BRIDGE IN THE MONTH OF JUNE 1679 with folding engraved frontispiece
Hamilton W. D. Borthwick and Co. 1821 First Edition Hardcover Good 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
131 pages; With an account of what is correct, and What is Fictitious in the Tales of my Landlord, respecting these engagements, and Reflections on Politcal Subjects . OCLC: 6386611 The Battle of Drumclog is celebrated by some in Scotland as a victory for religious freedom over the oppressive policies of the contemporary government. Folding frontispiece plate and text block clean and tightly stitched, front board detached, backstrip and ffep lacking. Excellent candidate for rebacking. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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ABERDEEN FIFTY YEARS AGO being A Series of Twenty-One Engravings of Buildings In and that were about Aberdeen, Anonymous
2 Anonymous ABERDEEN FIFTY YEARS AGO being A Series of Twenty-One Engravings of Buildings In and that were about Aberdeen
Aberdeen Lewis Smith 1868 First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
129 pages; along with Wood Engravings of Some of the Wells, etc. Brown cloth over pictorial boards showing the Gateway to the Old Trades Hall (repeating the engraved titlepage inside). All engraved plates and maps present, lightly age toned. Boards lightly soiled, rubbed and bumped at edges. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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CRONIQUES DE LONDON, DEPUIS L'AN 44 HEN. III. JUSQU' À L'AN 17 EDW. III Edited from a M. S. In the Cottonian Library, Aungier, George James ; editor
3 Aungier, George James ; editor CRONIQUES DE LONDON, DEPUIS L'AN 44 HEN. III. JUSQU' À L'AN 17 EDW. III Edited from a M. S. In the Cottonian Library
London Printed for the Camden Society By John Bowyer Nichols and Son 1844 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Square 8vo 
xxii + [2] + 112 + [36] pages; Publisher's dark green-grey cloth, spine lettered and decoratively stamped in gilt, with an arabesque pattern stamped in blind on the front and rear covers, pale yellow endpapers. The half title states: "The French Chronicle of London. " First printed edition of an important source for the Mediaeval history of London -- forming the latter portion of a parchment book in 8vo preserved among the Cottonian Manuscripts. It was written in old Norman French, evidently around the middle of the fourteenth century, but the name of the compiler has been lost. An excellent example of Camden Society Publication XXVIII -- top edges of the leaves unopened. Binding is clean and tight, with only light shelfwear at the spine ends.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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ASSEMBLEE ELECTORALE DE PARIS -- 18 NOVEMBRE 1790 - 15 JUIN 1791. Proces-verbaux de l'election des juges, des administrateurs, du procureur syndic, de l'eveque, des cures, du president du tribunal criminel et de l'accusateur public.  Publies d'apres les originaux des Archives Nationales, avec des notes historiques et biographiques., Charavay, Etienne
4 Charavay, Etienne ASSEMBLEE ELECTORALE DE PARIS -- 18 NOVEMBRE 1790 - 15 JUIN 1791. Proces-verbaux de l'election des juges, des administrateurs, du procureur syndic, de l'eveque, des cures, du president du tribunal criminel et de l'accusateur public. Publies d'apres les originaux des Archives Nationales, avec des notes historiques et biographiques.
Paris Maison Quantin 1890 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 4to 
Half calf over marbled boards. A very nice example in an attractive leather binding one small scrape to marbled boards, marbled endpapers, original printed wrappers bound in. OCLC: 10521162 "Cet ouvrage comprend trois parties: 1° un précis historique ou j'ai résumé les faits qui ont précédé l'Assemblée électorale et ceux qui se sont accomplis pendant les diverses sessions de cette assemblée; 2° la liste critique des électeurs de 1790; 3° les procès-verbaux de l'Assemblée électorale du département et du district de Paris, du 18 novembre 1790 au 15 juin 1791"--Page [i]./ "Bibliographie": pages xlvii-xlviii.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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5 Douglas, James ; [SIGNED] PASSING THOUGHTS
London Hamilton, Adams and Co. 1855 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Signed by Author
Autograph; 448 pages; Inscribed by the author on titlepage - Helen Robertson from James Douglas of Cavers Clean and tight in original blue cloth binding with decorative blindstamping, rubbed at edges. An interesting group of essays including the following: Goethe, Rousseau, Humboldt, Italy, Cousin and Eclecticism, Grecian History, France and Democracy, Britain and the World, The Moors of Spain, The History of England, Devotional Writers. ; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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HISTORY OF LADY JANE GREY, MacArthur, Arthur
6 MacArthur, Arthur HISTORY OF LADY JANE GREY
Glen Falls, NY Glen Falls Printing Co 1896 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 8vo 
159 pages; Clean and tight in original blue cloth binding with gilt lettering. OCLC: 13401580 The author Arthur MacArthur was born in Glasgow, Scotland, a descendant of Highlander nobility. His family immigrated to Massachusetts in 1828. After establishing a successful career in the law, MacArthur entered politics. President Grant appointed MacArthur Assistant Justice to the Supreme Court for the District of Columbiain in 1870. MacArthur's son was General Arthur MacArthur, Jr., and his grandson was General Douglas MacArthur. Original owner's name on front endpaper - Adlumia Sterrett Hagnar - a fifth-generation Washingtonian, descended from John Adlum, known as the Father of American Viniculture. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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7 Murray, Thomas THE LITERARY HISTORY OF GALLOWAY
Edinburgh Waugh and Innes 1832 Second Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
348 pages; Clean and tight in original red cloth covered boards with printed label at spine. Cloth badly chipped missing three pieces at spine and worn through on lower corners. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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HISTOIRE MUNICIPALE POPULAIRE DE PARIS - Depuis les origines jusqu'au l'avenement de Henri III, Robiquet, Paul
8 Robiquet, Paul HISTOIRE MUNICIPALE POPULAIRE DE PARIS - Depuis les origines jusqu'au l'avenement de Henri III
Paris C. Reinwald 1880 Hardcover Very Good 8vo 
xii, 676 pages; Quarter brown leather over marbled boards. Light foxxing & some marginal pencil, near Very Good. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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