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Ancient Scottish Poems

Ancient Scottish Poems


Title: Ancient Scottish Poems

Author: Compiled from the Manuscript of George Bannatyne, MDLXVIII - 1568

Publisher:  A. Murray and J. Cochran, for John Balfour,  Edinburgh

Date: 1770 - (MDCCLXX)


  • Additional Product Information

    The 'Bannatyne Manuscript' is one of the most important manuscripts in the history of medieval Scottish literature. It contains several texts which do not survive elsewhere.


    A selection of poems from a miscellany compiled by Bannatyne in 1568.
    Edited by Sir David Dalrymple, Lord Hailes.
    Poems of William Dunbar: pages [1]-97; Poems of Robert Henrysone: pages [98]-138.
    With a half-title, and final leaf of words not understood and errata (page [332]).

  • Condition Notes

    This is an extremely rare edtion - a reprint of the famous Bannatyne manuscript which is stored in the British Library. 

    The condition of the book is relevant to its age and rarity and requires attention and maintenance.


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