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												A History of Edinburgh From the Earliest Period to the Completion of the Half Century 1850, with brief notices… by  John Anderson
	 - First Edition
			 - 1856
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A History of Edinburgh From the Earliest Period to the Completion of the Half Century 1850, with brief notices of Eminent or Remarkable Individuals

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A History of Edinburgh From the Earliest Period to the Completion of the Half Century 1850, with brief notices of Eminent or Remarkable Individuals

by Anderson, John

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Edinburgh: A. Fullarton & Co., 1856. Short biographies of Edinburgh notables, and sections, by reign & year, of events in the city; including circa 55 BC to 1625, 1625- 1760, 1760-1820, 1820-1837, 1837-1850. Hardcover, lovely original blind-stamped Victorian full cloth binding, gilt spine title. Light general wear, corners bumped, short split at base of front hinge, some shelf-wear, ink name (Emily Foley) and date inside front cover; gutter gaps between some sections. Text clean; viii, 620 pages; index, lists of principals of the University, representatives in Parliament, Lord Provosts; population in the 1800s, dates of buildings & streets, fine arts; et cetera.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Large Octavo.

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
o0631
Title
A History of Edinburgh From the Earliest Period to the Completion of the Half Century 1850, with brief notices of Eminent or Remarkable Individuals
Author
Anderson, John
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
A. Fullarton & Co.
Place of Publication
Edinburgh
Date Published
1856
Keywords
Scotland, Edinburgh, Urban Studies, Great Britain
Size
Large Octavo

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