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1715 2 VOLUMES Georgii Buchanani Scoti Poetarum antique FOLIOS VELLUM T Ruddiman
1715. 2 VOLUMESThomas RuddimanGeorgii Buchanani Scoti, Poetarum sui fseculi facile Principis, Opera Omnia [...].Edinburgi: Robertum Freebairn, 1715. Folios (10 by 16") Original blind tooled vellum bindings.Vol. I: Portrait, title in black and red, xxii, 466, 37, [3], 30, [4] , 41, [1], 18pp.Vol. II: Engraved title, title in black and red, [2], 104, [6], 34, [4] [title in black and red, dated 1714], 241, 16, 36, 38pp.Soiled spines (one with some damages). Tight volumes with very good interior.------------------George Buchanan (1506 - 1582) was a Scottish historian and humanist scholar. According to historian Keith Brown, Buchanan was "the most profound intellectual sixteenth century Scotland produced." His ideology of resistance to royal usurpation gained widespread acceptance during the Scottish Reformation. Brown says the ease with which King James VII was deposed in 1689 shows the power of Buchananite ideas.=============================Thomas Ruddiman (October 1674 - 19 January 1757) was a Scottish classical scholar.In 1715 he edited, with notes and annotations, the works of George Buchanan in two volumes folio. As Ruddiman was a Jacobite, Buchanan's liberal views invited his criticism. A society of scholars was formed in Edinburgh to "vindicate that incomparably learned and pious author from the calumnies of Mr Thomas Ruddiman"; but Ruddiman's remains the standard edition, though George Logan, John Love, James Man and others attacked him with vehemence.==============================Please see my other auctions (11.9)Thank You Refund Policy: We will issue a FULL REFUND, 1 … [Click Below for Full Description]
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