Carminum Rariorum Macaronicorum Delectus: In Usum Ludorum Apollonarium, Quae Solenniter Edinburgi Celebrantur, Apud Conventum Gymnasticum Filiorum Aesculapii.
Edinburgh: Ex Typographia G. Ramsay et. Sociorum, 1813 8vo, 144pp. Original blue paper wrappers, text in English and Latin. Backstrip fairly cracked and worn, but with elements of original paper label affixed, internally bright, with several pages unopened. Manuscript page transcription of an epitaph dated 1794 loosely inserted. Very good. First edition, the Cosmo Gordon copy in astonishing original condition. Not in Donovan & Jerris.Pages 138-140 contain one of the earliest known poems dedicated to Gowfing. Very rare in original wrappers. The Murdoch copy rebound in modern cloth sold for $1500 in 1998.
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