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The history of Edinburgh : from its foundation to the present time. Containing a faithful relation of the publick transactions of the citizens; accounts of the several parishes; its governments, civil, ecclesiastical, and military; incorporations of trades and manufactures; courts of justice; state of learning; charitable foundations, &c. With the several accounts of the parishes of the Canongate, St. Cuthbert, and other districts within the suburbs of Edinburgh. Together with the antient and present state of the town of Leith, and a perambulation of divers miles round the city. With an alphabetical index. In nine books

Maitland, William, 1693?-1757.
Date
1753

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Publication/Creation

Edinburgh : Printed by Hamilton, Balfour and Neil, for the author, 1753.

Physical description

viii, 518 pages, 21 unnumbered leaves of plates, some folded : illustrations, map, coats of arms (engravings, woodcuts) ; 38 cm (folio)

Notes

"The plan of the city and castle of Edinburgh by Willm. Edgar architect anno 1742"--frontispiece
Plates engraved by P. Fourdrinier.

Publications note

ESTC T100092

Language

  • English



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