The History of Scotland From the Year 1423 to ... 1542 Containing the Lives and Reigns of James I. II. III. IV. and V. William Drummond, of Hawthornden.
The History of Scotland From the Year 1423 to ... 1542 Containing the Lives and Reigns of James I. II. III. IV. and V.

The History of Scotland From the Year 1423 to ... 1542 Containing the Lives and Reigns of James I. II. III. IV. and V.

Glasgow: R. Urie, 1749. Early Edition. Hardcover. 12mo. 300,(xxxiv)pp. Contemporary full sheep. Spine in 6 compartments with raised bands, with simple gilt rules and vignettes; red lettering label, gilt. Old neat hinge repairs, spine lightly worn and lettering label chipped, else a very good copy. Armorial bookplate of Coleman O. Parsons. The first edition of this history was printed in 1655. Lowndes, p. 675. who reports that Ben Jonson thought of Drummond as a 'Scotian Petrarch'. ESTC T62272. Very good. Item #16901

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