MELVILL, Thomas.

The true Caledonian,

£250

The true Caledonian,
addressed to the people of Scotland, containing an examination of the arguments advanced against the woollen-manufactures of this kingdom, in a late book, intituled The interest of Scotland considered … together with a scheme for promoting our woolen-manufactures.
Edinburgh, P. Matthie. 1734.

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The true Caledonian,

Description

Uncommon. The author, a weaver, proposes that the Scottish wool trade would be best served by emulating the methods for the production of fine quality woolen goods used in Norwich and finds fault with the arguments advanced to the contrary by Patrick Lindsay in “The interest of Scotland considered” (Edinburgh, 1733).

Description

First and only edition. 8vo (11.5 x 18cm) 40pp., title-page with a few fox marks, modern patterned wrappers.

Bibliography

Goldsmiths’ 7198; Hanson 4683; Kress 4190.

 

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