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Memoirs of the Life, Writings, & Correspondence of William Smellie, Late Printer in Edinburgh, Secretary and Superintendant of Natural History to the Society of Scotish Antiquaries, &c. - Volumes I & II  [2 Volumes] by  Robert Kerr - Hardcover - 1811 - from Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member (SKU: 007376)

Memoirs of the Life, Writings, & Correspondence of William Smellie, Late Printer in Edinburgh, Secretary and Superintendant of Natural History to the Society of Scotish Antiquaries, &c. - Volumes I & II [2 Volumes]

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Memoirs of the Life, Writings, & Correspondence of William Smellie, Late Printer in Edinburgh, Secretary and Superintendant of Natural History to the Society of Scotish Antiquaries, &c. - Volumes I & II [2 Volumes]

by Kerr, Robert

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Edinburgh / London: Printed for John Anderson; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown, 1811. [4], 504pp; [2], 488pp, with a frontis-piece in each volume, and the folding table in Vol. II. Uniformly bound in 3/4 leather and marbled paper, raised bands on spines, leather spine labels intact, all edges marbled, bindings tight. Early penned ownership on each title page, reading "Robert McBean or Robert McBear". Occasional foxing, Vol. I front cover becoming loose, Vol. II shows top edge chip to spine, corrner/edge damp stain to half the pages.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

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Bookseller
Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
007376
Title
Memoirs of the Life, Writings, & Correspondence of William Smellie, Late Printer in Edinburgh, Secretary and Superintendant of Natural History to the Society of Scotish Antiquaries, &c. - Volumes I & II [2 Volumes]
Author
Kerr, Robert
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed for John Anderson; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown
Place of Publication
Edinburgh / London
Date published
1811
Keywords
William Smellie Memoir Memoirs Scotland Scottish
Bookseller catalogs
SCOTLAND, ENGLAND, IRELAND & WALES; BIO & AUTOBIOGRAPHY & HOLLYWOOD;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
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Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member

***Prompt, friendly service, with all books carefully packed*** All orders shipped via the United States Postal Service. We will be happy to give you a quote on International shipping rates. Shipping costs may increase with heavy or oversized books. Any special requests will be billed at actual or estimated cost. MASS Residents, please add 6.25% sales tax. Returns accepted with prior approval, within 10 days of receipt of book, if book not as described. email - monroe.bridge.books@gmail.com, or call - 413 743-2131

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