Item #38040 Account of the Life and Writings of William Robertson, D.D., F.R.S.E. Late Principal of the University of Edinburgh, and Historiographer to His Majesty for Scotland. [Read before the Royal Society of Edinburgh]. William ROBERTSON.

Account of the Life and Writings of William Robertson, D.D., F.R.S.E. Late Principal of the University of Edinburgh, and Historiographer to His Majesty for Scotland. [Read before the Royal Society of Edinburgh].

London. T. Cadell. 1802. Hardcover. 8vo. 21cm, second edition, iv,307p., appendix, in contemporary half brown calf, black leather label, marbled boards, very good to fine sound copy. ~ Scottish historian and Church of Scotland minister, William Robertson (1721 1793) is considered one of the leading historians of 18th century Britain. He is best remembered for his "History of Scotland, 1542 1603" (1759), "History of the Reign of Emperor Charles V" (1769), and "The History of America" (1777). Item #38040

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