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WHO Gets the BEER & Why?
(Dunsinnan vs. Ramsay).  Broadside.  Begins: “Information for William Nairn of Dunsinnan, commissar clerk of Edinburgh, against Mr. David Ramsay writer to the signet....”[Edinburgh, ca. 1710]. Folio (31.2 cm, 12.35"). [2] pp.
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Folded, Sealed, & Sent from Edinburgh to New Galloway
Edinburgh (Scotland). Town Council. Begins, “Right Honourable, and very Loving Friends and Neighbours...Whereas the Commissioners of Burrows...did appoint their next general Convention to be holden at the said Burgh of Edinburgh, upon the first Tuesday of July next, 1723 years....” [Edinburgh, 1723]. Folio (31 cm, 12.4"). 4 pp.
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Whoa! Hold on There! Just One Darn Minute!
Episcopal Church in Scotland.  The declinator and protestation of the archbishops and bishops, of the Church of Scotland, and others their adherents within that kingdome, against the pretended generall Assembly holden at Glasgow Novemb. 21. 1638. London: Pr. by John Ravvorth, for George Thomason & Octavian Pullen,, 1639. Small 4to. [1] f., 33, [1 (blank)] pp.
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Disaster at SeaIllustrated by Richard Westall A Great Binding
Falconer, William.  The shipwreck. London: Pr. for John Sharpe by C. Whittingham, 1819. 12mo (16.4 cm, 6.4"). Add. engr. t.-p., [3]–58, [61]–167, [1] pp.; 5 plts.
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You know you'll turn first to that third one . . .
Five popular songs. The Angel's whisper. Helen the fair. The Wind blew the bonny lassie's plaidy awa. Mistress Johnston. Do you ever think on me, Peg? Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [18--]. 12mo. 8 pp.
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The Great Puritan: His Wars & Politics
Fletcher, Henry.  The perfect politician: or, A full view of the life and actions (military and civil) ofO. Cromwel.  Whereunto is added his character; and a compleat catalogue of all the honours conferr’d by him on several persons. London: printed by J. Cottrel, for William Roybould at the Unicorn, and Henry Fletcher at the three Gilt Cups in St Paul’s Church-yard, 1660. Small 8vo (13.5 cm; 5.25"). [4] ff., 459 [i.e., 359, [1] pp., port. in facsimile.
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Both Pieces inScots Dialect Verse
Forbes, William.  Dominie deposed, with the sequel.... To which is added, Maggy Johnston's elegy. Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, n.d. (ca. 1848). 12mo. 24 pp.
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Four DIFFERENTExcellent Songs
Four excellent songs.  Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [ca. 1840]. 12mo. 8 pp.
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AGreat Series of Song Titles . . .
Four favourite comic songs.  Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [ca. 1825?]. 12mo. 8 pp.

The Ill-Fated Scots Colony atDarien
Foyer, Archibald, supposed author.  A defence of the Scots settlement at Darien. With an answer to the Spanish memorial against it. And arguments to prove that it is the interest of England to join with the Scots, and protect it. To which is added, a description of the country, and a particular account of the Scots colony. No place [Edinburgh?]: No publisher/printer, 1699. Small 4to (20 cm; 8"). [2] ff., 60 pp.
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A Popular &THEN-Pioneering History
Gillies, John.  The history of ancient Greece, its colonies and conquests; from the earliest accounts, till the division of the Macedonian empire in the east. Including the history of literature, philosophy, and the fine arts. Dublin: Burnet, Colles, Moncrieffe, et al., 1786. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.5"). 3 vols. I: xii, 596 pp.; 1 fold. map. II: [2], viii, 588 pp.; 1 fold. map. III: vii, [1], 540, [64 (index )] pp.
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Twa' More Ballads
Glasgow Peggy; to which is added the favourite ballad of The drowned lovers.  Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [1840?]. 12mo. 8 pp.
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Lord Byron’s Ancestor a'PleadingBROADSIDE 1709
Gordon, George Gordon, duke ofBroadside.  Begins: “February 4th 1709. Unto the right honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the petition of George Duke of Gordon...” [Edinburgh, 1709]. Folio (31.5 cm, 12.4"). [1] p.
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Keeping the Peace in Edinburgh
    (Harry Potter, Stay Home)
Great Britain. Laws, statutes, etc. 1702–14 (Anne). Copy of her Majesties commission to the justices of peace of Edinburgh shire, with the powers and instructions to the whole justices in North Britain. [Edinburgh, 1708]. Folio (31.5 cm, 12.4"). 4 pp.

A Writer at a (Charming!) Loss for Words
Hall, Basil.  Autograph Letter Signed to Isabella Walsh. Philadelphia: 17 December 1827. Small 4to (24 x 19 cm; 9.5" x 7.5"). 1 p.
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Halyburton?”  He Was Wesley’s Protégé . . .
Halyburton, Thomas, & John Wesley.  An extract of the life and death of Mr. Thomas Haliburton...second edition. Bristol: Felix Farley, 1747. 12mo (17.2 cm, 6.75"). [8], 92 pp.
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Not “That” HardyNor That One, Either
Hardy, Thomas. The patriot. Addressed to the people, on the present state of affairs in Britain and in France. With observations on republican government, and discussions of theprinciples advanced in the writings of Thomas Paine. Edinburgh: J. Dickson, & London: G. Nicol, 1793. 8vo in 4s (19.5 cm, 7.7"). [4], 76 pp.

My daddie looks sulky, my minnie looks sour,
      They frown upon Jamie because he is poor
Harry Bluff.  Logie O'Buchan.  Within a Mile of Edinburgh Town. / Oh! No, We Never Mention Her. / Oh, Say Not Womam's [sic] Love is Bought. / Dearest Maid, My Heart Is Thine. / Meet Me in the Moonlight. / Tell Me Why Men Will Deceive Us.  Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [ca. 1825?]. 12mo. 8 pp.

BLAIR Blazoned
Hill, John.  An account of the life and writings of Hugh Blair .... Philadelphia: James Humphreys, 1808. 8vo (21.7 cm, 8.5"). 229, [1 (blank)] pp.

Once Upon a Time”
History of the sleeping beauty in the wood.  Montrose [Scotland]: James Watt, [ca. 1840]. 32mo (11.5 cm, 4.5"). 32 pp.; illus.
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Including“A Fight for the Breeches”
Hudson, Thomas.  Betsey Baker. Glasgow: J. Neil, 1829. 12mo. 8 pp.
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Standing in a “New Light” ARCHAEOLOGY'S Implications
Kerr, Thomas.  Pick and shovel explorations. A series of Sunday evening lectures. Rockford, IL: Morning Star Printing, 1890. Small 8vo. 40 pp.
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POEMS by the InfluentialMonk” of GOTHIC Literature
Lewis, Matthew Gregory (“Monk Lewis”).   Tales of wonder...the second edition. London: Pr. by W. Bulmer & Co. for J. Bell, 1801. 8vo (18 cm, 7.1"). [4], 251 (pp. 138–39 numbered 134–35), [1 (adv.)] pp.
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A Book Lover's Tour ofEngland, SCOTLAND, & Wales
Lewis, Roy Harley.  The book browser's guide: Britain's secondhand and antiquarian bookshops.  Newton Abbot & North Pomfret, VT: David & Charles, © 1975. 8vo. 184 pp.; illus.

Whip &/or Be Whipped
Lunas, Carmencita de las [pseud. of Alexander Whitelaw Robertson Trocchi].  Thongs. Paris: Olympia Press, 1956. 12mo (17.8 cm, 7"). 189, [1] pp.
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