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David Dalrymple
Annals of Scotland From the Accession of Malcolm III to the Accession of The House of Stewart
London, William Creech, T Caddell and W Davies, 1797. Leather. London: William Creech, T Caddell and W Davies, 1797. Leather. Very Good. 8.5" by 5.5". None. The complete three volumes of David Dalrymple's Annals of Scotland. With a portrait frontispiece of Sir David Dalrymple, Lord Hailes, to volume I. The Annals of Scotland track Scotland's historical records from the accession of Malcolm III to the accession of the house of Steward. There are also several valuable tracts relative to the history and antiquities of Scotland. With a prior owner's biographical note on Lord Hailes to the front pastedown and to the recto of front endpaper to volume I. Lord Hailes is best known for his Annals of which the first volume appeared in 1776 and the second in 1779. This is a new edition of the work in three volumes published five years after Lord Hailes' death. In full calf bindings with gilt stamping to the boards. Externally, generally smart with patches of rubbing to the spines and joints. Small loss to the head of spine to volume I and III. All volumes are lacking their numbered spine label. Minor rubbing to the extremities. A few small holes from worming to the front board of volume III, not affecting internals. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Pages are slightly age toned to edges with a few spots throughout. Very Good . Ill.: None. Very Good .
Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA [Bath, United Kingdom]

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