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A COLLECTION OF PAMPHLETS, approx. 353 works in total, in 58 bound volumes, the majority early 19th-century, but some also 18th-century, 4 vols. in 4° (including one vol. of 'Petitions') and the remaining vols. 8°, 50 vols. in uniform early 19th-century half calf by J. Taylor Seton, Edinburgh, numbered 2-3 and 5-52 on spines, the remaining vols. similarly bound, most with a separate number sequence. The pamphlets, which have remained in the same family library since being bound, reflect the varied interests of a county gentleman in the early 19th century, leaning towards the factual rather than the literary. A significant number were published in Scotland and have some bearing on Scottish affairs; topics range from how to build a fence to how to play chess, though agriculture and farming, commerce, trade, science, and contemporary politics emerge as the chief areas of interest.
No VAT on hammer price or buyer's premium. THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN The collection of pamphlets, described in lots 117-127, is here offered for sale as a single lot, subject to a reserve price. If this price is not reached, the collection will be offered as separate lots 117-127. Sold not subject to return owing to the absence of comprehensive bibliography for all the works listed.
A COLLECTION OF PAMPHLETS, approx. 353 works in total, in 58 bound volumes, the majority early 19th-century, but some also 18th-century, 4 vols. in 4° (including one vol. of 'Petitions') and the remaining vols. 8°, 50 vols. in uniform early 19th-century half calf by J. Taylor Seton, Edinburgh, numbered 2-3 and 5-52 on spines, the remaining vols. similarly bound, most with a separate number sequence. The pamphlets, which have remained in the same family library since being bound, reflect the varied interests of a county gentleman in the early 19th century, leaning towards the factual rather than the literary. A significant number were published in Scotland and have some bearing on Scottish affairs; topics range from how to build a fence to how to play chess, though agriculture and farming, commerce, trade, science, and contemporary politics emerge as the chief areas of interest.

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A COLLECTION OF PAMPHLETS, approx. 353 works in total, in 58 bound volumes, the majority early 19th-century, but some also 18th-century, 4 vols. in 4° (including one vol. of 'Petitions') and the remaining vols. 8°, 50 vols. in uniform early 19th-century half calf by J. Taylor Seton, Edinburgh, numbered 2-3 and 5-52 on spines, the remaining vols. similarly bound, most with a separate number sequence. The pamphlets, which have remained in the same family library since being bound, reflect the varied interests of a county gentleman in the early 19th century, leaning towards the factual rather than the literary. A significant number were published in Scotland and have some bearing on Scottish affairs; topics range from how to build a fence to how to play chess, though agriculture and farming, commerce, trade, science, and contemporary politics emerge as the chief areas of interest.
A fuller list of the pamphlets in each lot is available on request. (58)
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