A catalogue of curious and valuable books, to be disposed of by way of sale, (The lowest price being marked at each book), at the shop of Alexander Donaldson, the first fore-stair above the entry to the royal bank, Edinburgh. The sale to begin on Monday the 12th day of June 1758, and to continue for two months. In this collection are the following books. Folio. Grævii thesaurus antiq[ue] italiæ, 45 vols Rymer's fœdera, 20 tomes, 10 vols Andersoni diplomata scotiæ The general dictionary, 10 Vols Bayle's dictionary, 5 vols, large paper Johnson's English dictionary, 2 vols Savary's dictionary of trade and commerce, 2 vols Chambers's dictionary, 2 vols The supplement to ditto, 2 vols Millar's gardener's dictionary Jacob's law-dictionary A complete collection of state-trials, 6 vols Thurloe's collection of state-papers, 7 vols Piranesi's antiqulties of Rome, 4 vols Churchill's voyages, 6 vols Harris's voyages and travels, 2 vols Boyle's works, 5 vols, Bacon's works, 3 vols Locke's works, 3 vols Tillotson's works, 3 vols The fine Oxford Bible, 2 vols The grand theatre of Venice Causei musæum Romanum, 2 vols Gualteri index testarum conch. 110 fig. Stephani thesaurus linguæ Græcæ, 5v. Gesneri thesaurus linguæ Latinæ, 4 v. Ciceronis opera omnia, 4v. ap. Steph. All these are the best editions. The list continued on the other side. The books are in good condition, all complete, many of them new; and being priced very low, will be sold only for ready money. - As the person who first commissions or demands a book, must always be preferred, it is hoped that those who intend to be purchasers will send their orders soon. Catalogues to be had at the shop of Alexander Donaldson, who gives ready money for any library, on large parcel of books.
- Donaldson, Alexander, -1794.
- Printed in the year MDCCLVIII.