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Buchanan (John Lane). Travels in the Western Hebrides, 1st edition, 1793, & 8 others

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Estimate: £250 - £350
ca. US$329 - US$461
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Buchanan (John Lan[n]e). Travels in the Western Hebrides: from 1782 to 1790, 1st edition, London: for G. G. J. and J. Robinson and J. Debrett, 1793, half-title, uncut in original boards, housed in a custom solander box, 8vo, together with: Neill (Patrick). A Tour through some of the Islands of Orkney and Shetland, 1st edition, Edinburgh: for A. Constable and Company, 1806, pp. xi;[1];239;[8], half-title, 8 pp. advertisements, uncut in original boards, 8vo, [Botfield, Beriah]. Journal of a Tour through the Highlands of Scotland during the Summer of MDCCCXXIX, 1st edition, Norton Hall, [Northamptonshire]: [for the author], 1830, pp. [6];xvi;376;23;[1], engraved frontispiece and additional title-page (spotted), signatures L6-7 loose, original boards, head of spine restored, rear joint cracked (the board held by bottom cord only), 12mo, [Browne, James]. A Critical Examination of Dr. Macculloch's Work on the Highlands and Western Islands of Scotland, 1st edition, Edinburgh: Daniel Lizars 1825 pp. [4];302;[1], pencil underlinings, uncut in original boards, 8vo, Stark (John). Biographia Scotica, Edinburgh: by J. Stark for Arch. Constable and Co. [and others], 1805, bookplate (Lord Walsingham), unpaginated, signatures pi3 2M6 chi1, with 5 engraved portraits (collation unknown), advertisement leaf, light browning, offsetting, uncut in original boards, loss to spine-ends, front joint cracked but firm, 12mo, Barry (George). History of the Orkney Islands ... The Second Edition, with Corrections and Additions by the Rev. James Headrick, London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1808, 11 engraved plates with tissue-guards, advertisement leaf, without folding map (text not collated), bookplate of Maxwell of Kirkconnell, uncut in original boards, 4to, and 3 others, 19th-century Scottish travel in similar condition (Qty: 9) THE DAVID WILSON LIBRARY PART III: SCOTLAND, HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS ESTC T144646 (Buchanan); Freeman 2786 (Neill), 206 (Barry); Mullens & Swann pp. 103 (Buchanan), 431 (Neill), 44 (Barry). The Journal of a Tour through the Highlands of Scotland appears to be the first published work by noted antiquarian and book collector Beriah Botfield (1807-1863).

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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
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