The Life of The Hon. Colonel Gardiner, Who was Slain at The Battle of Prestonpans. With an Appendix, Relating to the Ancient Family of the Munroes of Fowlis. With Seven Engravings. Albion Press Edition.

  • Doddridge, Philip
  • London: Printed by and for J. and J. Cundee 1813


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8vo, pp. 284 + frontispiece, engraved title-page and 5 additional plates. Original purple textured cloth, black morocco label. Plates spotted and somewhat foxed, one rather browned, pages lightly spotted, final few leaves of text and 4 plates (bound at rear) with 4cm cut to bottom edge. Boards unevenly faded, somewhat marked and a little rubbed. Gift inscription to flyleaf: ‘Eva Munro from G. & J. Brodie, Aug. 1894,’ pencil note underneath noting ‘given by Eva Munro to The Revd Charlles Robertson,’ binder’s ticket of D. Batten, Clapham Common and large pencil portrait of a woman to rear pastedown.


A reprint of this perennially popular Jacobite memoir which, per the advertisement following the title-page 'never before appeared in its present form; being printed on a large type, it is calculated to suit the aged as well as the young Reader'. Library Hub records 3 copies, at BL, Aberdeen and East Anglia.

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