Binding: 3/4 Leather
Book Condition: Fine
Publisher: St. Andrews, UK: M. Fletcher, 1838.
Third edition, following the 1807 first and 1822 second edition in Fine condition. Re-sewn in 3/4 mottled calf with marbled sides. The spine was elegantly tooled to the fashion of the period. A title piece was added and all tooling was done in 23kt gold leaf in the traditional manner by the Byzantium Bindery. An exceptional copy, hard to imagine a nicer one to be found. Xii, 264pp, embellished with twelve plates. Donovan 290.
Dr. James Grierson's "account of every thing remarkable in the history and present state of the city and ruins, the university, and other interesting objects of that ancient ecclesiastical capital of Scotland: including many curious anecdotes and events in the Scottish history." (from the first edition).