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Author Name    [INNES, Cosmo Nelson (edited by), 1798-1874].

Title   Liber Cartarum Sancte Crucis. Munimenta Ecclesie Sancte Crucis de Edwinesburg.

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Edinburgh: Printed by T. Constable for The Bannatyne Club: 1840. 0

Seller ID   5791

Demy 4to., 28 cms., pp cxxxvi, [ii] blank, 333, [3] uncut with deckles (some light, intermittent spotting on a minority of leaves). With tissue-guarded vignettes at pages xv, lvii and lxxxiii, a handsome, guarded, engraved plate of the King's Palace, Holy Rood House; 4 colour facsimile documents with initials; a large fold-out facsimile; 2 facsimiles with drop seals; 2 other facsimiles; 7 text engravings of seals and ciphers; and 5 guarded plates of seals at the end. With an index Nominum et Locorum. Neatly rebacked at some time, old on new, and preserving the original paper letter-piece (slightly chipped but without loss). Endpapers replaced. Overall a fresh, privately owned, and wide margined copy. With the neat ownership signature of John Harrison 1914 at head of title-page.

Scotland, Scottish, Edinburgh, Holy Rood, medievasl, middle ages, manuscripts, handwriting, palaeography, paleography,

Price = 110.00 GBP



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