A DISSERTATION CONCERNING THE COMPETITION FOR THE CROWN OF SCOTLAND, Tho Ruddiman.
A DISSERTATION CONCERNING THE COMPETITION FOR THE CROWN OF SCOTLAND,
A DISSERTATION CONCERNING THE COMPETITION FOR THE CROWN OF SCOTLAND,

A DISSERTATION CONCERNING THE COMPETITION FOR THE CROWN OF SCOTLAND,

betwixt Lord Robert Bruce and Lord John Balio, in the Year 1291.... Pp. xvi+124(last blank), engraved frontispiece, appendix; [bound with] ANIMADVERSIONS on a late pamphlet, intituled, A Vindication of Mr. George Buchanan..... Pp. [ii]+110, appendices; small piece torn from top fore-corner of last page; half black calf, spine lettered in gilt, marbled papered boards, slightly rubbed, edges lightly worn, joints starting, spine chipped at head and foot, with a couple of small surface grazes slightly affecting titling; speckled edges; upper hinge starting, free endpapers offset, a little light foxing; T. and W. Ruddimans [sic], Edinburgh, 1748 & 1749. First editions. *Thomas Ruddiman (1674-1757) was a Scottish printer and classical scholar whose Rudiments of the Latin Tongue was used for many years in Scottish schools. In 1715 he edited the works of George Buchanan (1506-1582), humanist scholar and Keeper of the Privy Seal of Scotland, who was tutor to both the young Mary, Queen of Scots and her son, James VI [later James I of England]. Item #139553

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