Davidis Humii de Familia Humia Wedderburnensi Liber
by Hume, David
Edinburgi: Edinburgh Printing Company, 1839. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. 4to. xvi, 87pp. Contemporary half calf, spine gilt, marbled paper boards, edges and endpapers. Light rubbing and wear to the biding,m occasional light foxing, else this is a very good copy. Introduction in English, main text in Latin. List of Abbotsford Club members in front. Transcription of the manuscript held at Wedderburn-house relating t the Hume family in the 16th century, notably the slaughter of De la Bastie and the execution of the Chamberlain, Lord Hume, and his brother. Scarce insight into Scottish history.
(Inventory #: 19864)
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