Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1924. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine / Very good. Item #17119
4to. xlvii,(1),108pp. Original blue cloth, gilt spine titles and blocked in gilt on the upper board with title and vignette of a mitre. The Epistolare is preceded by the Kalendarium Aberdonense (1527), printed in red and black. The Kalendar and Epistolary are edited by Rev. Bruce McEwen; the Preface is contributed by W. A. Curtis and the Introduction by Francis E. Eeles. This book forms a complete edition of the very fine manuscript Epistolary written at Antwerp, in 1527, as the text itself bears witness, for Aberdeen Cathedral, to the order of Gavin Dunbar, Bishop of Aberdeen. A fine, bright copy. The scarce dustwrapper is present; it is lightly soiled, rough along the top and bottom, with a closed tars at the rear hinge, else very good. Text of the Epistolary is in Latin.