Item #47431 The Archaeology and Prehistoric Annals of Scotland. Sir Daniel Wilson.
The Archaeology and Prehistoric Annals of Scotland.

The Archaeology and Prehistoric Annals of Scotland.

Edinburgh: Sutherland and Know, 1851. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Item #47431

8vo. Pp. xxvi, 714. 6 engraved plates, including frontis, nearly 200 textual illustrations. Contemporary half morocco, cloth boards, gilt-stamped spine, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Very light bumps around the spine, corners a touch rubbed and bumped, but externally, and internally and clean and tight copy. The first edition of Sir Daniel Wilson's most popular book in the filed of archaeology and ancient history. Aside from his antiquarian pursuits, Wilson is best remembered as a great Canadian educator. He arrived in Canada in 1853 to take up a position as professor of history and English literature at the University of Toronto. In 1854 he became editor of the Journal of the Canadian Institute, and in 1859 and 1860 was president of the institute, and in 1881 became the president of the University of Toronto.

Price (CAD): $400.00