22747 CRAWFURD, George :
THE PEERAGE OF SCOTLAND Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of That Kingdom. Collected from the Publick Records of the Nation , The Charters and other Writings of the Nobility , and from the most approved histories.
Printed for the Author:Sold by George Stewart,at the Book and Angel in the Parliament Close, Edinburgh, 1716.
4to.pp.vii + 502 , iii p.index. The first Edition of The Peerage. hardcover full boards are contemporary panelled calf ,recently expertly rebacked raised bands , red morocco label decorated in gold. Has the Castlecraig Library ticket pasted to endpaper.some foxing to endpapers Generally the interior is in very good unmarked condition, no pencil marks or annotations.
The Peerage of Scotland merged with the Peerage of Britain in 1707, shortly before this account was compiled. It would thus be one of the last primarily Scottish compilations.