BUCHANAN (GEORGE) Rerum scoticarum historia, 1582
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BUCHANAN (GEORGE) Rerum scoticarum historia, 1582
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Rerum scoticarum historia, first edition, title with printer's device and set within typographic border, later engraved portrait of the author tipped-in on verso of front free endpaper, printer's device on final errata, corner of 2 leaves torn away (just touching one pagination numeral and loss of one word of annotation), marginal dampstains towards the end, numerous contemporary ink annotations (mostly in margins), inscription on final blank "Feb. ye 7th 1669, if this book to returned wihin six days I do promise to return eight shillings six pence with my own hands. William Shrowsbury" [most probably the publisher "of Duck-Lane", who published many works by Matthew Hale], HOPETOUN BOOKPLATE, later calf, defective [STC 3991], folio, Edinburgh, Alexander Arbuthnot, 1582
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