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Joannis de Fordun Scotichronicon cum Supplementis

et Continuatione Walteri Boweriitle

By John of Fordun

1759 - Edinburgh - Roberti Flaminii

13.5" by 8.5"; v, 71pp, iv, 536pp; 543pp, [28]


 

DETAILS

An eighteenth century edition of John of Fordun's Chronicles.

In the original Latin. 

Unfortunately suffering loss to several of the pages due to damp staining.

Errata for both vols to verso of half title page to volume II.

Fordun's work is seen as the earliest attempt to write a continuous history of Scotland.

CONDITION

In half calf bindings with cloth covered boards. Externally, smart with patches of slight rubbing to spines and extremities. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Damp staining throughout both volumes with light patches of mould and tidemarks. Damp staining is worse to volume II. Page edges are flaking due to damp staining. Small loss to final few lines of pages 517-518 to vol 1 due to the damp staining. Severe loss to pages 198-203 and 213-220 to volume II due to the damage from damp staining. A few of the pages have adhered to each other in addition to the loss. Overall: POOR.


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