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Collections relating to the history of Mary Queen of Scotland : in four volumes : containing a great number of original papers never before printed : also a few scarce pieces reprinted, taken from the best copies / revised and published by James Anderson ... ; with an explanatory index of the obsolete words, and prefaces shewing the importance of these collections.

Collections relating to the history of Mary Queen of Scotland : in four volumes : containing a great number of original papers never before printed : also a few scarce pieces reprinted, taken from the best copies / revised and published by James Anderson ... ; with an explanatory index of the obsolete words, and prefaces shewing the importance of these collections.

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Date: 1727-1728.
Publisher: Printed by John Mosman and William Brown, the assigns of James Watson deceased, his Majesty's printers,
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BEIN Osborn pc297: 4 v. bound in 2. Imperfect: p. 171-4 (gathering Ee) in v. 1 wanting (part of "Explanatory index of obsolete words ..."); page no. for xix and xx (v. 1) illegible due to hole in paper where no. are printed. Autograph of William Tytler on t.p. of v. 1. Illegible initials on front free end paper of v. 3. Ms. notes by Alexander Fraser Tytler and another hand (possibly Patrick Fraser Tytler, son of Alexander). Spine titles on bound volumes: Anderson's collection vol. I and Anderson's collection vol. II.
Vols. 2-4 have abbreviated title.
Imprint varies: v. 3: Edinburgh: Printed by Mr. Thomas Ruddiman, 1727; v. 4 (pts. 1 and 2): London: Printed by James Bettenham, 1728.
Vol. 4 is in 2 pts.
Each volume is paginated continuously except v. 1, where each section is paginated individually.
With side-notes.
Vols. 1-2 and 4 contain a "Contents" section for that v. which is "a list of the books reprinted in it, mentioning from what printed copy they are taken" (v. 1, p. lvii). No contents section is in v. 3 as it contains only one work.
Vol. 1 includes "The editor's general preface" (p. [i]-lv) for all 4 v.
Includes bibliographical references.
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4 v. ; 27 cm. (4to)
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Vol. 2
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Object ID: 15485346
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