A Sketch of the History of Hawick

By: WILSON, Robert (CHALMERS, Thomas)

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WILSON, Robert. A Sketch of the History of Hawick : including some account of the Manners and Characters of the Inhabitants; with Occasional Observations. To which is subjoined a Short Essay, in reply to Doctor Chalmers on Pauperism and the Poor-Laws. Hawick: printed by Robert Armstrong, 1825. Pp. 355. Small 8vo, rebound in tan half calf, brown marbled paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine.
A general history of the Scottish Borders town with some emphasis on goverment and the church.
The bookplate affixed to the front paste-down is that of Scottish author, Sir George Douglas, Bart.
Light rubbing to spine, calf at the corners worn, boards and edges slightly rubbed, previous owners' names inked to front paste-down and ffep, else a very nice copy. 600.00

Title: A Sketch of the History of Hawick

Author Name: WILSON, Robert (CHALMERS, Thomas)

Categories: 40,

Publisher: 1825,:

Seller ID: 51543

Keywords: SCOTLAND BORDERS HAWICK HISTORY ESSAYS BOOKPLATE GEORGE DOUGLAS ,