Memorials of Edinburgh in the Olden Time. Second edition.

  • Wilson, Daniel
  • Edinburgh & London: Adam & Charles Black 1891


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NO. 122 OF 150 LARGE PAPER COPIES, 2 vols., 4to, pp. [ii], xxii, 282; xii, 316 + 41 plates, one folding plan, and 2 further illustrations outwith pagination. Additional woodcuts within pagination. Contemporary half red goatskin, marbled boards, spines divided by raised bands, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Extremities a little rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Gilmour of Lundin and Montrave to front pastedowns, with bookseller’s ticket of Galloway & Porter.


The second edition, much enlarged, of the author's first major work, initially published in 1848. The limitation pages have printed facsimiles of the signatures of the author and publishers.

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