The works of William Robertson, D.D. ... to which is prefixed an account of his life and writings,. by the Right Rev. George Gleig. In twelve volumes. ...
William Robertson (1721-1793)
Place of origin
Calke Abbey, Derbyshire (Accredited Museum)
v.3 (of 12), plates : ill, maps (some fold.) ; 22 cm (8vo). Vol. 3 only; vols. 1-2 shelved separately. Provenance: nineteenth-century die-sinker style armorial bookplate, with motto: "Mos legem regit", lettered: "Oswald Mosley Esqr Rolleston Hall" [prob. Oswald Mosley (1804-1856), son of Sir Oswald Mosley, 2nd Bt of Ancoats.] Binding: nineteenth-century full calf, gilt and blind roll, with double blind fillet border, gilt board edge corners; five false bands, blind and gilt spine compartments; green leather spine labels, lettered in gilt. Marbled endpapers and edges.
Makers and roles
William Robertson (1721-1793), author George Gleig (1753-1840) Alexander Stewart (1781-1862)