AMUSEMENTS IN MINSTRELSY
Edition: First printing
Glasgow: Porteous Brothers, 1880. Octavo, original red bevel edge decorated in blind, gilt lettered, all edges gilt. Pp (viii), 176 + frontispiece illustration ("Death of the Bruce") and one other drawing (steeple with clock face in graveyard in Rutherglen). Spine lightly sunned, with narrow dark stain at lower end; covers have slightdarkening and light spotting; tiny ink owner name and two pencil names at front; small abrasion to lower margin of rear pastedown; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy, text paper fresh. Verse bythis Glasgow author, his Preface giving his address as 327 Dalmarnock Road. COPAC locates at NLS and BL only.