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Chronicle of Perth: a register of remarkable occurrences, chiefly connected with that city, from the year 1210 to 1668

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Title Chronicle of Perth: a register of remarkable occurrences, chiefly connected with that city, from the year 1210 to 1668
Imprint Edinburgh Maitland Club
Date of Publication 1831
Language English
Notes An apparently unique copy of this Maitland Society publication, printed on vellum. It is not mentioned in the list of the Society's publications listed in A catalogue of the publications of Scottish historical and kindred clubs and societies by Charles Sanford Terry (Glasgow, 1909). The volume is tastefully bound in contemporary morocco, with the borders tooled in gilt with floral designs. The Maitland Club was a publishing society founded in Glasgow in 1828 with the purpose of editing and printing works of Scottish historical and literary interest. It was named after the 16th century poet and editor, Sir Richard Maitland of Lethington. The Club produced over 50 publications between 1829 and 1859.
Shelfmark FB.m.759
Acquired on 22/06/01
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