The lavves and actes of Parliament
maid be King Iames the First, and his svccessovrs kinges of Scotland
visied, collected and extracted furth of the register ; the contentes of this bvik, are expremed in the leafe following.
Imprented be Robert VValde-graue prenter to the Kinges Majestie, 15. Martii. anno dom.
Written in English.
Signatures: 5 leaves unsigned, a-z⁶, aa-dd⁶, A-Z⁶, Aa-Cc⁶ Dd⁴ Ee-Gg⁶, ²A-D⁴ ²E-F⁶ ²G² ²H-S⁶ ²T⁴ [d₂, g₁, g₂, l₁, Cc₁ Dd₂ signed D₂, G₁, G₂, L₁, C₁, D₂, D₃]
Leaves 25, 46 and 74 of 1st sequence, 160 of 2d sequence and  of 3rd sequence are blank.
Added t.p., engraved, with full-length portraits of King James VI and his Queen, and his son Prince Henry; also medallion portraits of the first five James's and Queen Mary of Scots.
"In libri frontispicivm" signed Tho. Cragivs: verso of 1st unsigned leaf.
Title vignette (coat of arms); ornamental border at head of title; head-pieces; initials.
"The contentes of this bvik" (recto of 4th unsigned leaf) lists 6 items.
Latin dedication signed: Johannes Skene.
"The race of the Kings of Scotland, since Malcolme the second, Kenneth the thrids sonne": folded chart bound between ²F₄ and ²F₅.
"Ane table of the principall maters ..." signed at end in ms.: Jo: Skene.: ²A-E₅ recto.
"Faultes escaiped in the printing": ²E₅ verso.
Item 5 of contents has special t.p. with title: De verborum significatione ..., collected and exponed be M. John Skene: ²H-T⁶recto.
Item 6 of contents wanting; never printed? Cf. J.F.K. Johnstone. Bibliographia aberdonensis, 1929. p. 101.
Leaves 12, 144, 146, and 153-154 of 1st sequence; 73 and 172 of second sequence are wrongly numbered 11, 142, 149, and 152-153; 67 and 170.
Inscription on T₄ verso: This buik pertems to the richt honourable Johne Halyburtoun of Murhouse? 2: Sept: 1602.
STC (2nd ed.) 21877.
The Physical Object
|Pagination||, 162, 178,  leaves :|
|Number of pages||178|
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