London, South Kensington
6 April 2001
Impartial Observations on the Mode of Levying the Distillery Duties, as recommended by Sir John Dalrymple, Edinburgh: William Creech, 1786. 8°, folding letterpress table (table and last 4 leaves very lightly waterstained, a few spots), modern calf-backed boards, red morocco label on spine; bookplate of Iain Ramsay of Kildalton. FIRST EDITION. Only four copies in ESTC T130591.
Importance of the Brewery stated: and the extreme impolicy on renewing the impost of two pennies Scots, or of one sixth penny Sterling, per Scots pint on malt liquors, brewed within certain towns in Scotland, and particularly within the City of Edinburgh and the four adjacent Parishes demonstrated, Edinburgh: P. Hill & T. N. Longman, 1797. 8° (first half lightly waterstained), calf-backed boards, red morocco label (part of label torn away); bookplate of Iain Ramsay of Kildalton. FIRST EDITION. Six locations in ESTC T130598. (2)
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