Item Details

Virgil's Æneis

translated into Scottish verse by the famous Gawin Douglas, bishop of Dunkeld
Format
Book
Published
Edinburgh, Printed by Mr. Andrew Symson, and Mr. Robert Freebairn, and sold at their shops, MDCCX.
Edition
A new edition. Wherein the many errors of the former are corrected, and the defects supply'd, from an excellent manuscript. To which is added a large glossary, explaining the difficult words: which may serve for a dictionary to the old Scottish language. And to the whole is prefix'd an exact account of the author's life and writings, from the best histories and records
Language
Scots
Latin (translated from)
Uniform Title
Aeneis Scots
Description
2 p. l., [8], 19, iv, 3-486, (i.e. 488) [96] p. 31 cm.
Notes
  • Signatures: 2 unsigned l. ()², *², A-E², F¹, A-Z², Aa-Zz², Aaa-Nnn², Ooo⁴, Ppp-Zzz², Aaaa-Zzzz², Aaaaa-Fffff², Ggggg³ (3d l. of gathering Ggggg*) Hhhhh-Zzzzz², Aaaaaa-Ffffff², A-Z², Aa².
  • Errors in paging: p. 396 numb. 394; p. 457 numb. 455.
  • Pages 237-240 numbered on one side only and are cancels; page 397 also a cancel.
  • Title within double lined border.
  • The life of Gawin Douglas is by J. Sage; the glossary by T. Ruddiman.--cf. Brit. mus. Cat.
  • Reproduction of t.-p. The XIII. bukes of Eneados of the famose poete Virgill translatet out of Latyne textes into Scottish metir, bi ... Gawin Douglas ... Imprinted at London, 1553.
  • "A list of such of the subscribers names and designations as have come to our hands": p. [5-8]
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Included in the 1828 Catalogue of the University of Virginia Library.
Technical Details
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    a| Errors in paging: p. 396 numb. 394; p. 457 numb. 455.
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    a| Pages 237-240 numbered on one side only and are cancels; page 397 also a cancel.
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    a| Title within double lined border.
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    a| The life of Gawin Douglas is by J. Sage; the glossary by T. Ruddiman.--cf. Brit. mus. Cat.
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    a| Reproduction of t.-p. The XIII. bukes of Eneados of the famose poete Virgill translatet out of Latyne textes into Scottish metir, bi ... Gawin Douglas ... Imprinted at London, 1553.
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