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Arrowsmith (Aaron). Memoir relative to the Map of Scotland, 1809, & 11 others

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Arrowsmith (Aaron). Memoir relative to the Construction of the Map of Scotland published by Aaron Arrowsmith in the Year 1807, 1st edition, London: A. Arrowsmith, [1809?], 45 pp., 3 engraved maps ('Map of the Island of St Kilda, Borrera, etc. etc., Taken Aug. 1799'; a Ptolemaic map of Britain after Richard of Cirencester, folding; and 'A Part of the N. E. Coast of the Shetland Isles surveyed in Jan[uar]y 1785 by Lieut. Columbine', dated 1807, folding, opening to 108 x 62.5 cm), staining to first few text-leaves with concomitant paper-disruption to title-page, St Kilda map spotted, 'A Part of the N. E. Coast of the Shetland Isles ...' map with recoverable paper-disruption to intersections of a few folds, front free endpaper excised, edges untrimmed, original boards, cloth backstrip, wear to corners, 4to (31.5 x 25.5 cm), together with: Loch (James). Memoir of George Granville, late Duke of Sutherland, 1st edition, London: 'not published', 1834, 83 pp., engraved frontispiece, lithographic plate (both spotted), inscribed 'John Horton Esq, Priors Lee, from the Duchess Countess of Sutherland' on the front free endpaper, original cloth, 4to, Barnard (Frank). Picturesque Life in Shetland, 1st edition, Edinburgh: George Waterston & Sons, 1890, collotype or halftone plates from paintings by Barnard, adhesive staining to endpapers, original roan-backed boards, some wear to spine, oblong folio, number 230 of 300 copies only, Lewis (Samuel). A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland ... Supplementary Volume: Map of Scotland, London: S. Lewis and Co., 1846, lithographic map hand-coloured in outline, divided into 6 folding sheets mounted on stubs (individually opening to 71 x 67 cm, each with short recoverable split at central intersection of folds), original cloth, 4to, Crawfurd (George). A General Description of the Shire of Renfrew ... continued to the Present Period by George Robertson Paisley: J. Neilson 1818, 3 engraved plates including frontispiece, 2 hand-coloured engraved folding maps, engraved folding facsimile, frontispiece spotted and damp-stained, one map with repairs verso, text not collated, original moiré cloth, paper spine-label, wear to spine, 4to, and 7 others including a large Ordnance Survey map of the parish of Newbattle (1854; linen-backed and finely bound in contemporary maroon morocco with patterned endpapers), another copy of Loch, another copy of Lewis (dated 1851), and similar (Qty: 12) THE DAVID WILSON LIBRARY PART III: SCOTLAND, HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
Title: Printed Books, Maps & Autographs, Lord Nelson, Scottish Topography, The David Smith Print Collection
Date of the auction: 11 Nov 2020 - 12 Nov 2020
Address: Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
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