MUST SEE BOOK- TRADITIONS OF EDINBURGH by ROBERT CHAMBERS - SIGNED, 2 BOOKPLATES

Age appears best in four things: old wood to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read. - Francis Bacon DESCRIPTION - SIGNED BY AUTHOR TO HIS SISTER (MRS. W.H. WILLS) AND ALSO WITH 2 WONDERFUL ARMORIAL BOOKPLATES ON BOTH EPS FROM WILLIAM HENRY WILLS & SIR WILLIAM O. PRIESTLEY (SEE SHORT BIOS BELOW). AUTHOR'S INSCRIPTION READS: 'THE MRS. H.W. WILLS FROM HER AFFECTIONATE BROTHER, ROBERT CHAMBERS'. IT IS DATED MAY 30, 1870. I CAN'T MAKE OUT THE LOCATION FOR CERTAIN - PLEASE SEE PHOTOS BELOWBOOK TITLE - TRADITIONS OF EDINBURGH AUTHOR - by ROBERT CHAMBERS ILLUSTRATED - FEW SMALL ENGRAVINGS IN TEXT PUBLISHED IN - 1869 BY W & R CHAMBERS - LONDON & EDINBURGH OVERALL CONDITION - GOOD++...LT EDGE RUBBING...AULD LANG SYNE PASTED ONTO FFLY, BOOKPLATES AS MENTIONED..BINDING TIGHT, PAGES VG, TITLE EVENLY TONED, NO FOXING Hardcover 389 pages Bookseller Inv # 2860 B 2 BOOKPLATES - William Henry Wills, 1st Baron Winterstoke (1 September 1830 ? 29 January 1911), known as Sir William Wills, Bt, between 1893 and 1906, was a British businessman, philanthropist and Liberal politician. Sir William Overend Priestley (1829?1900) was a physician and Member of Parliament (MP) for Edinburgh and St Andrews Universities (UK Parliament constituency) from 1896 to 1900.

Priestley was born in Leeds and trained in Edinburgh

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