GUTHRIE, Alex. HAY, Alexander. DUNDAS, John et al.
Title An Historical Sketch of the Municipal Constitution of The City of Edinburgh. Including The Set of the Burgh as Established in 1583 and Ammended in 1730...And Lists of The Aldermen and Lord Provosts....To Which is Added An historical Account of the Blue Blanket, Or the Craftsmen's Banner; Containing the Fundemental principles of the Good Town by Alex Pennecuir. Illustrated with the Arms of the City, The Merchant Company and the Fourteen Incorporations.
Publisher John Anderson. Edinburgh. 1826
Seller ID 61989
First edition. Half-title present, lxxx, 178pp. Engraved frontis. + 8 plates, 6 double page foldout lists, three fold-out lists and 3 single-page lists. With appropriate and informative pencil and ink annotations throughout in a contemporary hand (19th century). Half brown calf gilt, worn and rubbed to extremities, marbled boards. Ownership signature dated 1874. Armorial bookplate of William Skinner. VG.
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