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Grose, Francis
The Antiquities of Scotland.
Printed for Hooper & Wigstead, London 1797 - 2 vols., 4to, pp. iv, xxii, [2, numbered 'xviii'], 176; iv, 140 + engraved title-page and frontispiece in each vol., large hand-coloured folding map in vol. 1, and 188 further plates. 20th-century plain half burgundy morocco, red cloth boards, spines lettered in gilt. Plates lightly foxed and spotted, handling tear to map sometime repaired with tissue-tape (since partially re-torn), small abrasion to facing page as a result of the tape. Bindings just a little rubbed and scuffed. Bookplate of Alan Stark to pastedowns. The issue with separate pagination across the two volumes - evidently a corrected reissue, with pagination errors rectified and the Addenda incorporated into the first volume; the index of vol. 1 has also been amended to remove references to the Addenda and a previous, cancelled index. The ESTC entry for this issue locates only 5 copies against over 60 of the other issue. ESTC N469342. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: McNaughtan's Bookshop & Gallery ABA PBFA
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