Item #75284 THE HISTORY OF SCOTLAND, From February 21, 1436, to March 1565. Robert of Pitscottie Lindsay.

THE HISTORY OF SCOTLAND, From February 21, 1436, to March 1565...

Edinburgh: Printed for Charles Elliot; and Thomas Cadell, London, 1778. Hardcover. The Third Edition, carefully compared and revised by the first edition, "with a compleat index, historical, chronological, genealogical and biographical, not annexed to the two former editions." The first history of Scotland to be composed in Scots rather than Latin, Pitscottie is said to have been a primary influence on Sir Walter Scott, among others. 12mo: xvi, ii, 367, 55 p. Full calf binding, with a red morocco spine label, gilt stamping, and five raised bands. Period ink ownership signature to the title page, with the unobtrusive remnants of labels removed from each pastedown. Small paper label to the spine head; otherwise very good. Very good. Item #75284

Price: $100.00

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