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Critical Dissertations on the Origins, Antiquities, Language, Government, Manners, and Religion, of the Ancient Caledonians, Their Posterity the Picts, and the British and Irish Scots
T. Beckt and P.A. De Hondt, London 1768 - Hardcover. First Edition. Published posthumously by the author's son. John Macpherson (1710-1765) was a minister for Sleat (Slate) Isle of Skye. His son, also John, became the first baronet from Sleat, and was the Scottish administrator in India, serving as acting Governor-General in 1785-1786. Bound in contemporary brown leather, with rebacked spine. Spine has five raised bands and red title label. Bumping and rubbing but still very good condition. Offsetting on endpapers, some cracking to front hinge but interior pages are clean save for light aging to margins. Ownership signature of Finlay Macpherson on free front endpaper. Preface: xxiv pages; 382 pages plus 2 page publisher catalog. ENGHIST/042412. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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