A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and Valuable Pieces, in both Verse and Prose; Chiefly Selected from the Fugitive Productions of the Most Eminent Wits of the Present Age. SCOTTISH LITERATURE, Walter Ruddiman, Compiler.

A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and Valuable Pieces, in both Verse and Prose; Chiefly Selected from the Fugitive Productions of the Most Eminent Wits of the Present Age.

Publisher: Edinburgh: Printed by T. Ruddiman, 1785.
Edition: Second edition, preceded by the first of 1773.
Bibliographical References: ESTC T128607; NCBEL II, 406.
Condition: Some spotting and foxing; binding somewhat rubbed; very good copy.
Book ID: 23622

Description

12mo, later brown half morocco, marbled paper boards with an attractive gilt vignette with an angling motif on the upper board, gilt lettering. With half-title.

Comments

¶ An amusing miscellany first published by Scottish printer and publisher Walter Ruddiman (1719-1781) and here reissued by his son, Thomas, who continued his father's business. It includes poetry, sketches and dialogues on jugglers, poets, preaching, cooking, dancing, lying, angling , punning, etc. Bookplate of John Wilson with an angling motif on the front paste-down.

Price: $225.00