'THREE CENTURIES OF SCOTTISH POSTS' BY A.R.B. HALDANE. A very fine copy (1971) hardback (336 pages) describing the development of Scottish posts from the end of the 16th century until 1836. Chapters on 'Scotland's First Posts', 'The Scottish Postal System of the Early 18th century', 'Postal Development in Scotland in the Late 18th century', 'The era of the Mail Coach', 'The Town and City Posts', 'The Village and Country Posts of the Early 19th century', 'The Work of the Country Postmaster', 'The Island Posts', 'The Postal Budget - Credits and Debits', 'Abuses and Evasions of the Post' and 'Problems of the Spreading Post'. Ex-Sheffield PS Library. (Ref 115810).