Some Remarkable Passages in the Life of the Hon. Colonel Jas. Gardiner, who was slain at the Battle of Prestonpans, September 21. 1945. With an Appendix, relating to the Ancient Family of the Monroes of Fowlis.

  • Doddridge, Philip
  • Edinburgh: T. Maccliesh & Co. 1804

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Description

12mo, pp. 249, [1] + engraved frontispiece portrait. Contemporary speckled sheep, spine divided by gilt rules, red morocco label. Small hole to one leaf, touching two words with no loss of sense. Extremities slightly worn, joints partially cracked. Ownership inscription of W.E. Pollard to front pastedown.

Notes

A scarce reprint of Philip Doddridge's (1702-1751) biography of Colonel James Gardiner (1688-1745) after his death in the Battle of Prestonpans while fighting in the Jacobite uprising.

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