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The Peerage of Scotland: Containing a Historical and Genealogical account of the Nobility of that Kingdom. Collected from the Public Records of the Nation, the Charters and other Writings of the Nobility, and from the most approved histories.

The Peerage of Scotland: Containing a Historical and Genealogical account of the Nobility of that Kingdom. Collected from the Public Records of the Nation, the Charters and other Writings of the Nobility, and from the most approved histories.

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The Peerage of Scotland: Containing a Historical and Genealogical account of the Nobility of that Kingdom. Collected from the Public Records of the Nation, the Charters and other Writings of the Nobility, and from the most approved histories.

by Crawfurd, George

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First edition. Printed for the Author. Sold by George Stewart, at the Book and Angel in the Parliament Close. 1716. Folio. Title page in red and black. vii,[1], 46, *46, **46,47-48,51-54,53-182,181-286,283-286,291-462, *462, **462,463-502, iii pp. Collation complete, as called for, complying with ESTC T144899. Includes the subscribers' list. Preface with engraved historiated headpiece, initials, tailpiece. Final engraved tailpiece. Modern quarter calf, spine in seven compartments with raised banding and red leather label, gilt lettering. Cloth boards. Endpapers renewed. Slight lower corner loss to title page; gutter stain to prelims. Short closed tear to margin 191/192, resulting from a paper fault. Occasional small marginal tears, corner dogears. Small hole to 347-348. Darkening to edges. Occasional minor spots, toning and stains. A handsome, bright and crisp, well bound copy of the first publication on the Peerage of Scotland.
Provenance:Signature of Marjoribanks to the title page.
Neat historic annotations in pencil to margin p.133 Bruce; p.187 Hamilton; p.188 Hamilton; p.269 Ker; p459 Dalrymple/Viscount of Stair/Dunbar; p.479 Sandilands; p.480 Walter Sandilands (Torphichen) of Hilderstoun. Sandilands/Marjoribanks. Marriage of Margaret Sandilands to Thomas Marjoribanks of that Ilk in Vic. de Lithgow. Walter Sandilands of Hilderstoun "The ancestor of The Hamiltons of Westport Linlithgow"Handwritten note on green paper loosely inserted at 188-189 relating to Hamilton genealogy.
(The Marjoribanks Journal Number 2 -- January, 1994. http://marjorib.awardspace.co.uk/JIssue2.html provides further background information on the Marjoribanks genealogy.)

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Title
The Peerage of Scotland: Containing a Historical and Genealogical account of the Nobility of that Kingdom. Collected from the Public Records of the Nation, the Charters and other Writings of the Nobility, and from the most approved histories.
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Crawfurd, George
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Hardcover
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Printed for the Author. Sold by George Stewart, at the Book and Angel in the Parliament Close.
Date Published
1716
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Keywords
Scottish Genealogy, Peerage, Family History, Ancestry, Scotland, Stewart, Nobility, Torphichen, Marjoribanks, Sandilands, Bruce, Hamilton
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History; British Local History; Scottish Enlightenment Soillseachadh na h-Alba;

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