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Ancient Scottish Poems, Never Before in Print. But Now Published from the Ms. Collections of Sir Richard Maitland, of Lethington, Knight, Lord Privy Seal of Scotland, and a Senator of the College of Justice
Charles Dilley, Edinburgh, 1786. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. gilt titles on black label (most of which is missing); Comprising 558 pages of poetry being - "Pieces Written from about 1420 till 1586. With Large Notes, and a Glossary by J. Pinkerton." Prefixed are: An Essay on the origin of Scotish poetry; A List of all the Scotish Poets, with brief remarks. And an appendix is added, containing, among other articles, an account of the contents of the Maitland and Bannatyne Mss. Printed in London. 2 vols. bound together. Inside the front cover is the bookplate of George Henderson (possibly the scholar of Scottish Gaelic 1866-1912) Size: Octavo (standard book size). 558 pages. a few minor margin notes. Pages browned with age. Previous owner's signature in ink inside front cover. Inner hinges starting & leather binding stressed with serious wear to spine ends, corners & edges. Publisher's proposals to rear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Poetry; Scottish Poetry; Scottish Literature; Antiquarian & Rare; Scotland; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 2710. .
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