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History of Scotland

By Patrick Fraser Tytler

Volumes V-IX (of nine)

1841-43 - Edinburgh - William Tait

7" by 4.5" - 394, 404, 389, 402, 395pp



 

DETAILS

Full calf leather bindings with gilt tooled detail to spines and smart green and gilt spine labels.

The last five volumes of Tytler's nine volume History of Scotland.  These volumes covers the years 1497-1605.

Patrick Fraser Tyler married Anastasia Jessey, daughter of Thomson Bonar, Esq., (1780-1828) of Campden, Kent, by his spouse Anastasia Jessey, daughter of Matthew Guthrie of Halkerton, M.D.

Tytler is most noted for his literary output. He contributed to Allison's Travels in France (1815); his first independent essays were papers in Blackwood's Magazine. His great work, the History of Scotland (1828-1843) covered the period between 1249 and 1603. While occupied on this work Tytler removed to London, and it was largely owing to his efforts that a scheme for publishing state papers was carried out. Tytler was one of the founders of the Bannatyne Club and of the English Historical Society. He died at Great Malvern on 14 December 1849. His life (1859) was written by his friend, John W Burgon, dean of Chichester.

CONDITION

The bindings are tight and firm and all covers are firmly attached.  There is some mild wear to the extremities including some spots and slight scratches tot he boards.  The edges are a little rubbed.  Internally the books are clean and bright throughout apart from some occasional mild spots in places.  Overall this smart set is in very good condition indeed.

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