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DOUGLAS, Robert, Sir (1694--1770)
[Peerage of Scotland. 1813. Advertisement.]
Peerage of Scotland. Early in January will be published, in two handsome volumes in folio, with the arms of the peer beautifully engraven on purpose for the work, The peerage of Scotland, ... By Sir Robert Douglas ... Revised and corrected, with a continuation to the present period, by John Philip Wood, ... printed for Archibald Constable & Co., Edinburgh, Longman, Hurst, Reese, Orme, and Brown, ... and White, Cochrane, and Co., ... London. ...
Edinburgh printed by D. Willison, [1812].
7, [1] p. ; 22.6 cm. (8º)

Douglas's Peerage of Scotland was first published in 1764 and reissued in 1768. A few copies of the present second edition of 1813 were available on large paper with first impressions of the plates (p. 2). Pages [5]--7 advertise 'a few remaining Copies' of Douglas's companion work The baronage of Scotland, published in 1798, and the final page announces the publication 'Early in January' of Sir Robert Gordon, A genealogical history of the Earldom of Sutherland, ... Published from the original manuscript.

Copy Notes Bound as issued at the end of a copy of The European Magazine for November 1812 (q.v. copy 5).

Reference Number 6656


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