THE TRIAL OF JAMES STEWART in Aucharn in Duror of Appin, James Stewart.
THE TRIAL OF JAMES STEWART in Aucharn in Duror of Appin,
THE TRIAL OF JAMES STEWART in Aucharn in Duror of Appin,
THE TRIAL OF JAMES STEWART in Aucharn in Duror of Appin,
THE TRIAL OF JAMES STEWART in Aucharn in Duror of Appin,

THE TRIAL OF JAMES STEWART in Aucharn in Duror of Appin,

for the Murder of Campbell of Glenure .... Pp. [iv]+288+150(last blank), folding engraved frontispiece map, appendix; [with] A SUPPLEMENT TO THE TRAIL OF JAMES STEWART. Containing Papers omitted by the Publishers of the Trial; Observations on the Trial, with Anecdotes relating thereto; James Stewart's Dying Speech, and a few Particulars respecting his Behaviour... Pp. iv+84(last blank); later (not recent) half calf, spine decorated in blind between raised bands, gilt lettered black leather title label, early marbled papered boards, lightly worn, spine a trifle faded; hinges reinforced, armorial bookplate of D. Monypenny on upper pastedown, a couple of small edge splits to map, Supplement title page cropped, some foxing, occasional soiling; G. Hamilton & J. Balfour, Edinburgh, 1753. First editions. *The 1752 murder which inspired Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped. (Suspects included Allan Breck Stewart). The bookplate is presumably that of the eminent Scottish lawyer David Monypenny (1769-1851). Item #139524

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