An Inquiry into the Origins and Limitations of the Feudal Dignities of Scotland 1775 – WITH – Remarks on British Antiquities 1776
Published: Edinburgh, 1887-76
Stock code: 939
2 works in 1 vol., 8vo., on laid paper, some foxing throughout; attractively bound in nineteenth century half calf, marbled boards, back with five raised bands, compartments tooled in blind to a floral design, leather label gilt, speckled edges.
With an early nineteenth-century ownership inscription in ink of half-title of each work. THE SOLE EDITION OF EACH WORK. The second work contains 1. The Origin and Ceremony of Judicial Combat; 2. The Solemnities of ancient Writs; 3. The ancient and modern Use of armorial Figures; 4. The Form of Funeral Service; 5. An Account, Charge and Discharge of John Bishop of Glasgow, Treasurer to King James III, for the Year 1474