A selection of six items on naval history and practice from the collection of Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham (1852-1936), traveller, author and politician. There are 3 Wing (see p. 3) items, including The Declaration and Proposals of the Estates of Scotland ... to Rescue His Majesty from his Base Imprisonment ([London], 1648). The books were presented in 1961 by his nephew and heir, Admiral Sir Angus Cunninghame Graham, along with a collection of family correspondence; subsequent manuscript donations followed in 1976 and 1978.
The manuscripts donated in 1961 and 1976 are described and indexed in Vol. VIII of the Library?s Catalogue of Manuscripts; for subsequent donations a typescript inventory is available.