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Facsimiles of National Manuscripts of Scotland selected under the direction of . Sir William Gibson Craig . photozincographed by command of Her Majesty Queen Victoria by Colonel Sir Henry James. Complete in 3 Parts by Henry James - 1st Edition - 1867 - from Bird's Books (SKU: 473)

Facsimiles of National Manuscripts of Scotland selected under the direction of . Sir William Gibson Craig . photozincographed by command of Her Majesty Queen Victoria by Colonel Sir Henry James. Complete in 3 Parts

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Facsimiles of National Manuscripts of Scotland selected under the direction of . Sir William Gibson Craig . photozincographed by command of Her Majesty Queen Victoria by Colonel Sir Henry James. Complete in 3 Parts

by Henry James

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Published by The Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, Ordnance Survey Office, 1867. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fair. Published by The Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, Ordnance Survey Office, 1867. 1st Edition . Fair. Complete in 3 Parts. Elephant folio, approx. 22'' by 16''. Original quarter leather with blue cloth binding, titles & Royal crest in gilt on front cover & emblem on back cover. All parts show shelf wear, particularly at corners/edges/spine. All absent outer spine. Upper edge gilt. Occasional foxing/marks throughout, particularly at front of parts II & III. Inner books generally in good condition for their age. Part I (1867), scrape to front cover, xviii + 43pp with 78 manuscripts illustrated on 41 plates. Part II (1870), Xxii + 68pp, 84 facsimiles, Part III (1871), Xvi + 108 facsimiles & accompanying text. This set covers all the major events in Scotland's history from 900 AD, royal marriages, deaths, battles, letters, charters etc to the Treaty of Union (1706). A translation & the original text of the manuscripts is shown alongside the facsimiles. Ex reference library with minimal markings, presentation bookplate on front pastedowns & decorative bookplate on rear pastedowns, no other library markings. ***A substantial set & postage will be charged at cost***

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Bookseller
Bird's Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
473
Title
Facsimiles of National Manuscripts of Scotland selected under the direction of . Sir William Gibson Craig . photozincographed by command of Her Majesty Queen Victoria by Colonel Sir Henry James. Complete in 3 Parts
Author
Henry James
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fair
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Published by The Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, Ordnance Survey Office
Date published
1867
Keywords
SCOTLAND, SCOTTISH HISTORY, HERITAGE, KINGS, BRITISH ANCIENT MANUSCRIPT
Bookseller catalogs
Scottish Interest;

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