Bannatyne (George) - compiler.
Title: Ancient Scottish Poems. Published from the MS. of George Bannatyne, MDLXVIII.
Seller ID: 54466
Edinburgh: Printed by A. Murray and J. Cochran for John Balfour, 1770. 8vo. Full calf, spine gilt, covers with decorative borders in gilt. Marbled edges and end papers. Upper cover is detached, spine labels are missing, some wear to rear hinge and edges, about very good otherwise. Internally a fresh copy, foxing to a few leaves, with the half-title leaf and final erratta both present. This 1770 selection from the larger 1568 compilation was edited by David Dalrymple (Lord Hailes). An earlier selection was published in 1724.