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Tytler's History of Scotland, 9 Volumes complete. 1876.


New & Greatly Enlarged Edition; Tytler's History of Scotland, with illustrative notes from recently discovered state documents and A Continuation of the History, down to the passing of the Reform Bill, 1867. Including an account of the Social and Industrial Progress of the People; Also, an essay on Scottish Ecclesiastical history by the Rev. Professor Eadie, D.D., L.L.D. and an original memoir of the author. By Sir Archibald Alison, Bart, L.L.D., F.R.S.E. illustrated with portraits, landscapes, plans of battles etc.

Published by William Mackenzie, London and Glasgow. Undated, but believed to be c. 1876.

A very good set of volumes, scarce to find complete. Brown cloth hardbacks with elaborate gilt and black design to front and embossed design to rear. Covers are generally very good, with some rubbing, wear and bumping to corners and heads and tails of spine. Volume 7 rear cover is a bit discolored. Text and condition throughout is very good. A little foxing to first and least few pages, but text is generally clean and bright. The basic format of each volume is a series of guarded plates/maps at the front of each volume, followed by the main text. Gilt edges to text block.

64pp + plates. With set of 8 x coloured prints and 8 x drawings, plus 4 x pink tissue guards, all as called for.

Dimensions: Approximate size, of each volume: 276mm x 225mm x 22mm. Substantial - weighs approximate 9.2kg unpacked.