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[JOHN ANDERSON] - An Historical Sketch of the Municipal Constitution of the City of Edinburgh; Including the Set of the Burgh As Established in 1583 and Amended in 1730; with the Acts of Parliament and Council Relating Thereto

Title: An Historical Sketch of the Municipal Constitution of the City of Edinburgh; Including the Set of the Burgh As Established in 1583 and Amended in 1730; with the Acts of Parliament and Council Relating Thereto
Description: Edinburgh: John Anderson, 1826. First Edition. Brown board cover with brown leather spine. 230mm x 130mm (9" x 5"). xv, 178pp. Illustrated with the Arms of the City, the Merchant Company and the Fourteen Incorporations, fold out tables and tipped in plan. [ Includes A Plan of the City of Edinburgh with Adjacent Grounds dated 1759.] Includes list of Alderman and Provosts. Also a reprint of 'An Historical account of the Blue Blanket, or the Craftsmen's Banner; containing the Fundamental Principles of the Good Town' by Alex Pennecuik originally published in 1722. The tipped in plan of Edinburgh dated 1759 is affixed to the rear paste-down and shows the limits of the City's development and taken from the Scots Magazine Vol XXX. p.383 and sculptured by A. Bell.. Worn condition. Cover rubbed and soiled. Front board detached. Loss to spine. Inner hinge cracking. Content in overall good condition .

Keywords: History Scotland Maps 1750 - 1850 Antiquarian

Price: GBP 66.00 = appr. US$ 94.25 Seller: Barter Books
- Book number: r4117

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