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The errata page of William Creech's 1779 printing of The History of Edinburgh, including instructions to the bookbinder.

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The publication information as it appears in the 1779 printing of The History of Edinburgh by Hugo Arnot.

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The title page of The History of Edinburgh published by William Creech in 1779.

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The publication information page of William Creech's 1788 Edinburgh edition of Robert Burns' Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect.

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The title page of the 1788 Edinburgh edition of Robert Burns' Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect.

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The portrait of Robert Burns included in the 1788 Edinburgh edition of Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect published by William Creech. 

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The conditions placed upon a call for subscriptions, issued by publishers in both England and Scotland circa 1789.

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William Creech's pen name, as it appears in Edinburgh Fugitive Pieces.

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A visual reference of the size of S. Hollingsworth's The Present State of Nova Scotia

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The errata page as it appears in the second edition of Hollingsworth's The Present State of Nova Scotia.

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Water damage on the front paper of Hollingsworth's The Present State of Nova Scotia.

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An example of footnotes in Hollingsworth's The Present State of Nova Scotia featuring two different symbols. 

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The first page of the introduction in the second edition of Hollingsworth's The Present State of Nova Scotia. 

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The table of contents as it appears in the second edition of Hollingsworth's The Present State of Nova Scotia.

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Second page of the dedication letter in the second edition of The Present State of Nova Scotia, addressed to Lord John Sheffield.

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Evidence of a flower having been pressed in the pages of this copy of S. Hollingsworth's The Present State of Nova Scotia.

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The front page of The Present State of Nova Scotia as it appears in the second edition printed in 1787. Contains the publication information.

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First page of the dedication letter in the second edition of The Present State of Nova Scotia, addressed to Lord John Sheffield.

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The cover of The Present State of Nova Scotia held by Special Collections at the University of Victoria

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Cover of the 1787 second edition of S. Hollingsworth's The Present State of Nova Scotia
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