Join Our Mailing List

+44 (0) 1590 624 455

(Edinburgh)

An historical sketch of the municipal constitution of the city of Edinburgh; including the set of the burgh as established in 1583, and amended in 1730 ; with the acts of parliament and council relating thereto (etc.).

Edinburgh, John Anderson, William Hunter & David Speare 1826.

Reference: 6113
Price: £85 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. lxxx+(2)+pp1-72+(2)+(77)++178pp, with (11)ff after p72 (mostly folding lists) and 8 engr plates. Contemporary quarter calf, spine cracking. Some offsetting. 19th century armorial bookplate of T.B. Johnston.

Documents relating to the history of the constitution of the city of Edinburgh, comprising the decreet arbitrals of King James VI and Lord Ilay printed verbatim, various acts of the town council, lists of magistrates, and a facsimile reprint of Alexander Pennecuik’s Historical Account of the Blue Blanket first published in 1722.