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Illustrated Theatre Edition
Maclaren, Ian (John Watson).  Beside the bonnie brier bush. New York: R.F. Fenno & Co., 1905. 8vo. Frontis., 258 pp.; 5 plts.
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Scottish Philosophy w/Celtic Knotwork Gracing the Binding
Maclaren, Ian, (i.e., John Watson).  Our neighbours. New York: Dodd, Mead, & Co., 1903. 12mo. [8], 341, [1] pp.
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A Temperance Tale
Macneill, Hector. The history of Will and Jean: Or, the sad effects of drunkenness. Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [1840?]. 12mo. 24 pp.
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Comely Shelf of Poetry Published by theElzevirs of Britain”
Milton, John; Alexander Pope; & Others.  Collection of English poets published by the Foulis Press. Glasgow: Robert & Andrew Foulis, 1769–74. Sm. 12mo (12.5 cm, 4.875"). 34 vols. [pagination below].
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The More Things Change . . .
( . . . The More They Stay the Same).  Report of the speeches delivered at the public meeting of the inhabitants of Edinburgh opposed to the government scheme of education, held in the Music Hall, on Wednesday evening the 31st March 1847. Edinburgh: Grant & Taylor, 1847. 8vo. 34 pp.
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The Etched Plates, inSanguine
Nurse Dandlem's little repository of great instruction, containing The surprising adventures of Little Wake Wilful, and his deliverance from the Giant Grumbolumbo. Glasgow: Pub. & sold wholesale, by J. Lumsden & Son, [ca. 1815]. Near miniature (9.5 cm, 3.75"). 47, [1] pp.; illus.
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BetterRoads & Bridges
Pagan, William. Road reform: A plan for abolishing turnpike tolls, pontages, and statute labour assessments and for providing other funds for the public roads and bridges.... Third edition. Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood & Sons, 1857. 8vo (19.9 cm, 7.875"). [2] ff., 165, [1 (blank)], 6 pp., [1 (blank)] f.

Hotspur's Son's Adventures:  One HAPPY Set of Lovers, One TRAGIC
Percy, Thomas.  The hermit of Warkworth: A Northumberland tale, in three parts. Newcastle-on-Tyne: W.R. Walker, [ca. 1860]. 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.45"). 24 pp.
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Carry Off theCry & Clamour  
(Pollock vs. the Thane of Cawdor).  Answers for John Campbel of Calder Esq; and Mr. James Anderson writer to the signet his factor: To the petition of Ruth Pollock, who calls herself relict of Captain George Campbel, son to the deceast Sir Hugh Campbel. [Edinburgh], 1717. Folio (30.5 cm, 12"). 4 pp.

It Says SHE LIES . . .
(Pollock vs. the Thane of Cawdor).  Broadside.  Begins: "Memorial for John Campbell of Calder Esq...." [Edinburgh], 1718. Folio (31.2 cm, 12.25"). [1] p.

In Multiple Fonts OneBlack-Letter
(Pollock vs. the Thane of Cawdor [Again]).  Broadside. Begins: “Memorial for John Campbell of Calder....”[Edinburgh], 1718. Folio (31.5 cm, 12.4"). [2] p.
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Religion Laws & Liberty
Queensberry, James Douglas, Duke of.  The speech of James Duke of Queensberry, &c. His Majesties high commissioner to the Parliament of Scotland, on Tuesday the Twenty One day of May, 1700. [with, as issued] Polwarth, Patrick Hume, Earl of Marchmont. The speech of Patrick Earl of Marchmont, &c. Lord High Chancellor to the Parliament of Scotland, on Tuesday 21. May 1700. Edinburgh: Pr. by the heirs of Andrew Anderson, 1700. Folio (31 cm, 12.1"). 2 ff.
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I Sing the PLAID & Sing with All My Skill”
Ramsay, Allan.  Poems.... [Edinburgh?]: 1760. 8vo (17.4 cm, 6.85"). xii, [4], 426 (–239–40), [22] pp.
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Reed, William B.  Oration delivered on the occasion of the reinterment of the remains of General Hugh Mercer before theSt. Andrew's and Thistle Societies...Tuesday, November 26th, 1840. Philadelphia: From the press of A. Waldie, 1840. 8vo. 44 pp.
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Scots AntiquarianismILLUSTRATED
Ritson, Joseph, ed.  The Caledonian muse: A chronological selection of Scotish poetry from the earliest times. London: Robert Triphook, 1821. 8vo. Frontis., iv, 232 pp.
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A History of the Spanish Colonies from aScottish Perspective
Robertson, William.  The history of America. London: printed for W. Strahan; T. Cadell, in the Strand; and J. Balfour, Edinburgh, 1783. 8vo (21.8 cm; 8.625"). 3 vols. I: xlvii, [1], 336 pp.; [2] folded maps. II: [4], 474 pp.; [1] plt., [2] folded maps. III: [4], 432, [40] pp.
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Three Plates with Cottage Designs
(Rural Housing Issues).  Third annual report of the directors of the Association for Promoting Improvement in the Dwellings and Domestic Condition of Agricultural Labourers in Scotland. Edinburgh: Pr. for the Association by William Blackwood & Sons, 1857.
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