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Patrick Gordon


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Patrick Gordon : Geography anatomized: or a compleat geographical grammar

'Tho. Davy came in after supper and stayed with us about 2 1/2 hours. He and I looked over Gordon's "Geographical Grammar", and in particular the religions of all nations.

Century: 1700-1799     Reader/Listener/Group: Thomas Turner      Print: Book


Patrick Gordon : Famous history of the renown'd and valiant prince, Robert sirnamed, the Bruce, King of Scotland, ... A history both pleasant and profitable, set forth and done in heroic verse, by Patrick Gordon, Gentleman, The

[Marginalia]: has pencil annotations, opposite the title page and inside front cover, relating to the history and purchase of the book "Mr Heber certifies to me, that this is very/ faithfully reprinted from the rare Dort edit: ? [?]/ so rare that I know not of a perfect copy. / Nor have I seen more that 4 copies of it imperfect [?]"[2nd para deals with another Dort. publication]; "Bought from Blackwood's cat. Edinburgh 1796 [?] ..."; and a pen annotation on the inside back cover, a 8 line quote from a poem, by Walter Quin on Bernard Stuart, Lord d'Aubigni praising Bruce.

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Anon      Print: Book


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