MACPHAIL, J. R. N. (Edited by).
Title Highland Papers.
Book Condition Good
Publisher Edinburgh: Printed at the University Press by T. and A. Constable for the Scottish History Society: 1914-1920. 0
Seller ID 5802
Medium 8vo., Volume I, 1337-1680, pp x,368, 8 officers & publications. Volume II, 1240-1716, pp xiv, 375,  blank, 8, 12. Volume III, 1662-1677, pp viii, 338, 8 and with a tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of Archibald, 7th Earl of Argyll (plate lightly fixed). The society's crimson cloth, spine titled in gilt and with the society's gilt badge on upper board. Lower corner of volume I has got damp at some time and the cloth has cockled. The red dye has bled through to the endpapers and has faintly stained a small area at the bottom edge of the half-title. Lower inner hinge of volume II has the paper cracked over the mull but is firm. Free endpapers in all three volumes browned (as is often the case in this series). All-in-all a good set. Published as volumes 5, 12 & 20 of the Second Series. From the library of the Scottish historian and palaeographer, Grant G. Simpson, with his ownership signature on front free endpaper of volume II. Volume I contains: History of the MacDonalds, MacNaughtan of that Ilk, A succint account of the family of Calder, Papers relating to the murder of the Laird of Calder, Genealogy of the Macras, Papers relating to the MacLeans of Duart, 1670-1680. Volume II: The genealogie of the surname of M'Kenzie since their coming into Scotland, Ane accompt of the genealogie of the Campbells, Writs relating chiefly to the lands of Glassarie and their early possessors, Documents relating to the massacre at Dunavertie, The ewill trowbles of the Lewes, and how the MacLeoid of the Lewes was with his whol trybe destroyed and put from the possession of the Lewes, Papers relating to the estates of the Chisholm and the Earl of Seaforth forfeited in 1716. Volume III: Papers relating to witchcraft, 1662-1677, Memorial for Ffasfern, Particular condescendance of some grievances, Papers relating to Kintyre, Extracts from the collection of state papers in the advocates' library known as the Denmylne MSS.
Scotland, Highlands, withcraft