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Catalogue of an Exhibition of 18th-Century Scottish Books, Edinburgh, 1951


Festival of Britain 1952: Catalogue of an Exhibition of 18th-Century Scottish Books at the Signet Library, Edinburgh, Aug. 3 to Sept. 15, 1951. Foreword by Alexander Gray. Compiled by R. O. Dougan.

Published for the Scottish committee of the Festival of Britain 1951 and the National Book League by the Cambridge University Press, 1951.

An important catalogue containing bibliographical data on some 779 18th Century Scottish Books. Illustrated with frontispiece of David Hume and XIV plates. Previous owner's name in pencil on first free endpaper - L. W. Sharp, from Edinburgh University Library, who was one of the Advisory Panel for the Exhibition.

Very good paperback. Some age toning and mild wear.

Dimensions: approximately 215mm  x 142mm x 11mm. x + 187pp + 3pp ads.