"Antient Scotish Songs"

Hardcovers in forest green leather with gilt titles, five raised bands, all edges gilt; marbled endpapers with ornate gilt inside dentelles; 17.1 mm, 360, 371 pp.  A smaller one volume edition, edited at least in part by David Paton, appeared in 1769; the two volume edition first appeared in 1776.



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Antient and Modern Scotish Songs Heroic Ballads &c, in Two Volumes. [sp: Ancient, Scottish]. Herd's Collection.
Herd, David; David Paton
Edinburgh: Printed for Lawrie and Symington, 1791.
Condition: A bright and beautiful set, Very Good plus very light rubbing at bottom tip of spine and bits of rubbing on spine edge; owners' bookplates on front endpapers.
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