Good; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Edinburgh; Still in publication today, The Scots Magazine was first printed in 1739. 608 pages, plus index; leatherbound; banded spine; gilt title. Map absent. Leather cracked at ends of spine; flaking on all covers. Binding holding though joints split at ends of spine. Gilt lettering dull. Free endpapers absent. Notations and computations wriitten on fixed endpapers and title page. Text clean, bright, quite legible; only light scattered foxing. Of selected interest: lists of members of Her Majesty's Royal Navy, deaths and preferments, a debate with Oliver Cromwell, Construction of a Mathematical Problem ; Receipt for the Bloody Flux, On Seeing a Sheep Butchered, The King of Prussia's Rights to Silesia; The Character of Honorius; Ships taken by the Spaniards and the British; New books published; Deaths within the Walls of Edinburgh (with diseases listed); proceedings of the Political Club. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.