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Ancient Scottish poems
Pinkerton, John


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Ancient Scottish poems
never before in print. But now published from the ms. collections of Sir Richard Maitland, of Lethington, knight ... Comprising pieces written from about 1420 till 1586. With large notes, and a glossary. Prefixed are An essay on the origin of Scottish poetry. A list of all theScottish poets, with brief remarks. And an appendix is added, containing, among other articles, an account of the contents of the Maitland and Bannatyne mss.

Published 1786 by C. Dilley; (etc., etc.) in London .
Written in English.

Edition Notes

Selected from the Maitland folio and quarto manuscripts in the Pepysian library by John Pinkerton. Erroneously asserted by Nichols and Chambers to be a forgery. For a description of this edition see W.A. Craigle's edition of the Maitland folio manuscript,1927, v.2. Cf. also Nichols' Illustrations of literary history, v.5, p. 669-670; Chambers Biog. dict. v.3, p. 246.

Includes essay on origin of Scottish poetry.


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